Extreme Exercise and the Heart: An interview with Dr. Benjamin Levine

Dr. Levine is the founder and director of the Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine (IEEM) at Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas. IEEM is the largest center for the study of human physiology in the United States. During the swim he will function as Ben’s cardiologist, as well as a researcher on two of The Longest … Continued

The Gravity Effect: an interview with Dr. Benjamin Levine

Dr. Levine is the founder and director of the Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine (IEEM) at Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas. IEEM is the largest center for the study of human physiology in the United States. During the swim he will function as Ben’s cardiologist, as well as a researcher on two of The Longest … Continued

High-Definition Water Data: an interview with Dr. Michael DeGrandpre (Part 2)

You can read the first part of Dr. DeGrandpre’s interview right here! Dr. DeGrandpre is a Professor at the University of Montana in Missoula, Montana. His research focuses on the development of autonomous chemical sensors with applications in both marine and freshwater chemistry. He is leading the High Definition Water Data segment of research for … Continued

High-Definition Water Data: an interview with Dr. Michael DeGrandpre (Part 1)

Dr. DeGrandpre is a Professor at the University of Montana in Missoula, Montana. His research focuses on the development of autonomous chemical sensors with applications in both marine and freshwater chemistry. He is leading the High Definition Water Data segment of research for The Longest Swim. The temperature and electrical conductivity (a measurement which is … Continued

Giant Phytoplankton: an interview with Dr. Tracy Villareal

Dr. Villareal is a Professor in the Department of Marine Science at the University of Texas at Austin and a Research Scientist at the University of Texas Marine Science Institute in Port Aransas, Texas. His research interests include understanding the processes and interactions that structure phytoplankton communities, with a focus on the autecology of the largest known … Continued

[ SCIENCE ] Radiation from Fukushima: an interview with Dr. Ken Buesseler (Part 2)

  You can read the first part of Dr. Buesseler’s interview right here! Dr. Buesseler is a Senior Scientist at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. His research interests include studies on the fallout from atmospheric nuclear weapons testing, assessments of Chernobyl impacts on the Black Sea, and the examination of radionuclide contaminants … Continued

Radiation from Fukushima: an interview with Dr. Ken Buesseler (Part 1)

Dr. Buesseler is a Senior Scientist at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. His research interests include studies on the fallout from atmospheric nuclear weapons testing, assessments of Chernobyl impacts on the Black Sea, and the examination of radionuclide contaminants in the Pacific resulting from the Fukushima nuclear power plants. He is leading … Continued

The Plastisphere: an interview with Dr. Erik Zettler (Part 1)

Dr. Zettler is a Research Professor of Oceanography at the Sea Education Association (SEA) in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. His research interests include the ecology of plastic marine debris, microbial ecology, and plankton community structure. He is one of several scientists involved in the Plastisphere segment of research for The Longest Swim. Scientists estimate that 5 … Continued

Swim For Science

“The Longest Swim is a unique opportunity to better share our scientific results and our message to the public, but also to collect very valuable samples for our research.” Dr. ERIK ZETTLER, Sea Education Association BEYOND THE WATER The Longest Swim is an opportunity to rally people and challenge them to contemplate the impact we … Continued

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