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Discussing Algal Blooms with Dr. Paerl

Dr Hans PaerlDr. Hans Paerl is an expert on algae and algal blooms and has spoken to the press a number of times this year about the causes and effects of these blooms, how they are influenced by rising temperatures as well as where and when they tend to occur. Dr. Paerl is a William R. Kenan Distinguished Professor at UNC’s Institute of Marine Sciences in Moorehead City, NC where he heads the Microbial Ecology/Nutrient Cycling Laboratory and holds a joint appointment in the Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering