Teach Me About the Great Lakes

Live from the Emerging Contaminants in the Environment Conference, Stuart and Sarah Zack (!) interview John Scott about PFAS, microplastics, and he patiently tries to explain whatever analytical chemistry is. This was an enjoyable conversation with a great guest and a really cool conference.

Show links:
Emerging Contaminants in the Environment Conference
John Scott's page
TMATGL Episode 1: They're Also Called Nurdles, featuring Sarah Zack and then-guest Carolyn Foley. Right away in this episode, Stuart realized that Carolyn needed to be a host, and Sarah was awesome, too. So awesome, in fact, that we invited her back for...
TMATGL 24: It Was Way Too Liquidy and Weird, in which we draft plastic alternatives.

Show credits:
Host & Executive Producer: Stuart Carlton
Co-Host: Sarah Zack
Senior Producer: Carolyn Foley
Producers: Hope Charters, Megan Gunn, & Irene Miles
Associate Producer: Ethan Chitty
Edited by: Quinn Rose
Podcast art by: Joel Davenport
Music by: Stuart Carlton

Creators & Guests

Stuart Carlton
Stuart Carlton is the Assistant Director of the Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant College Program. He manages the day-to-day operation of IISG and works with the IISG Director and staff to coordinate all aspects of the program. He is also a Research Assistant Professor and head of the Coastal and Great Lakes Social Science Lab in the Department of Forestry & Natural Resources at Purdue, where he and his students research the relationship between knowledge, values, trust, and behavior in complex or controversial environmental systems.

What is Teach Me About the Great Lakes?

A monthly podcast in which Stuart Carlton (a native New Orleanian) asks smart people to teach him about the Great Lakes. Co-hosted by the awesome staff at Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant.