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Brian Helmuth

Brian Helmuth
Dr. Brian Helmuth is a professor at the University of South Carolina's Department of Biological Science, where his work focuses on the effect of climate on marine organisms. He also works to bring the excitement he feels for science to classrooms, and is actively involved in the South Carolina chapter of the National Marine Educators Association. He is an active member of the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology and the Ecological Society of America.

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Triaging the Train Wreck of Climate Change

Biologist Brian Helmuth has observed firsthand the devastation wrought by climate change, but he’s also seen how ecological forecasting can prepare us.

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