Dr. James Sumich: “Gray Whales”
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
7:00 -9:00 P.M.
Bay Model Visitor Center, Sausalito, CA
Jim will discuss the past and current distributions, migrations, and genetics of gray whales, and some likely future scenarios for this species in the in the context of our changing climate. Jim’s book “E. robustus: The Biology and Human History of Gray Whales” will be available for purchase and signing at the talk.
About Dr. James Sumich
Jim is the author of a best-selling textbook on marine biology (now in its 11th edition) and co-author of the widely adopted ‘Marine Mammals: Evolutionary Bio
logy’. He has taught marine mammal biology at the college and university level for more than four decades and has conducted research on gray whales from British Columbia to Baja California. Jim currently holds a Courtesy Faculty appointment at Oregon State University’s Hatfield Marine Science Center. He has been a long-time friend to ACS (he was guest editor of the Whalewatcher issue on gray whales) and has recently published a general audience book “E. robustus: The Biology and Human History of Gray Whales.”