Paul Shepson, his Passion for Arctic Study

Video Shot in: 2022

Paul Shepson reflects on his love for the Arctic and his fascination with its untouched beauty. As a chemist, he shares his journey of studying the Arctic’s atmosphere and the impact of human activities on this pristine region. His research focuses on understanding the chemistry involved, particularly the role of sea salt particles and pollutants from burning fossil fuels, which can affect ozone levels and lead to Mercury deposition. Despite the challenges, he finds fulfillment in exploring this exotic and remote environment while pursuing important scientific questions that can benefit humanity.