Dr. James B. McClintock came to UAB in 1987 and has served as Dean of the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics (1999-2003) and as Interim Dean of the Graduate School (2003-2005). His research has been funded continuously over the past 25 years by the National Science Foundation and focuses on aspects of marine invertebrate nutrition, reproduction, and primarily, Antarctic marine chemical ecology. His research has grown to include studies of the impacts of rapid climate change and ocean acidification on Antarctic marine algae and invertebrates.
He has published over 275 scientific publications, edited and written books, and been invited to make numerous scientific and popular science presentations.
Explore Lost Antarctica
Explore the locations of Lost Antarctica through Google Earth. Download the Lost Antarctica .kmz file (zipped) and open it using the Google Earth app to experience the locations described in McClintock’s popular book.
McClintock recently returned from his 15th research expedition to Antarctica where he and his research collaborators have become among the world’s authorities on Antarctic marine chemical ecology and drug discovery and have developed an award-winning interactive educational outreach web site (UAB In Antarctica). His book Lost Antarctica: Adventures in a Disappearing Land (Palgrave/MacMillan) was released in September 2012 and has garnered considerable national and international praise (www.lostantarctica.com).