phytoplankton
Nine Decades of Environmental Change Resurrected From Swedish Seas
Nine Decades of Environmental Change Resurrected From Swedish Seas
Claire Asher | Jul 17, 2017
Scientists bring marine plankton back to life to study past climate change.
Ocean Microbes Alter Skies?
Ocean Microbes Alter Skies?
Amanda B. Keener | Jul 21, 2015
Satellite data suggest aerosols from bacteria and phytoplankton seed dense, highly reflective clouds.
Study: Arctic Warming Will Snowball
Study: Arctic Warming Will Snowball
Jef Akst | Apr 28, 2015
Phytoplankton in the Arctic Ocean could amplify warming near the North Pole.
Complexities of Carbon Lowering
Complexities of Carbon Lowering
Joe Turner | Dec 2, 2014
Iron fertilization might be less efficient at storing carbon in the deep ocean than previously reported.
Microbe’s Diversity Is Vast, Ancient
Microbe’s Diversity Is Vast, Ancient
Kerry Grens | Apr 24, 2014
A marine cyanobacterium possesses astounding genomic diversity, yet still organizes into distinct subpopulations that have likely persisted for ages.
Genome Digest
Genome Digest
Chris Palmer | Jun 24, 2013
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
Science on Ice
Science on Ice
Cristina Luiggi | Jan 2, 2013
Meet the research team that uncovered an algal bloom churning in freezing Arctic waters.
Arctic Bloomers
Arctic Bloomers
Cristina Luiggi | Jan 1, 2013
Scientists studying the Arctic Ocean aboard a US Coast Guard icebreaker discover one of the largest phytoplankton blooms ever recorded—beneath sea ice.