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image: Ocean Microbes Alter Skies?

Ocean Microbes Alter Skies?

By Amanda B. Keener | July 21, 2015

Satellite data suggest aerosols from bacteria and phytoplankton seed dense, highly reflective clouds.


image: Ocean Acidity Affects Climate

Ocean Acidity Affects Climate

By Kate Yandell | August 27, 2013

Acidification of the oceans may lead to lower sulfur levels in the atmosphere, worsening the effects of climate change.


image: Bacteria Are Blowing in the Wind

Bacteria Are Blowing in the Wind

By Sabrina Richards | January 28, 2013

New work shows that bacteria reach miles into the atmosphere, bolstering the notion that microbes can affect precipitation and cloud formation.


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