COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Decade-long study reveals recurring patterns of viruses in the open ocean
Description: Viruses fill the ocean and have a significant effect on ocean biology, specifically marine microbiology, according to new research. The findings, resulting from a decade of research, reveal striking recurring patterns of marine virioplankton dynamics in the open sea, which have implications regarding our understanding of cycling of nutrients in the world's oceans. [Source: EurekaAlert!]
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Source: EurekaAlert!
Publish Date: 8/11/2011
Reading Level: Basic
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