Onsale Times

National Geographic Live presents

Journey to bottom of the world with ecologist and National Geographic Explorer Dr. Heather Lynch to see how penguins, whales, and other wildlife thrives in one of the most remote regions of the planet.

About Dr. Heather Lynch
Dr. Heather Lynch is a quantitative ecologist, dedicated to understanding the population dynamics of Antarctic wildlife, with a particular focus on Antarctic penguins. She has more than a decade of field experience on the continent. She is an Associate Professor at Stony Brook University with a joint appointment in the Department of Ecology & Evolution and the Institute for Advanced Computational Science. Lynch serves as the principal investigator for a large, multi-institution National Science Foundation award. She received an NSF CAREER Award for her work on the spatial dynamics of Antarctic penguins and was elected an early career fellow of the Ecological Society of America. Lynch has an A.B. in Physics from Princeton University, an M.A. in Physics from Harvard University, and a Ph.D. in organismic and evolutionary biology from Harvard University.