COSEE Ocean Systems: News
How 'Marine Snow' Keeps Ocean Life Healthy
Description: Some plants and animals die and decay near the surface of the ocean. This biological debris then falls to the ocean floor. The gently settling debris often has the appearance of flakes of snow. Beyond animal and plant debris marine snow may also consist of inorganic dust, soot, sand and even fecal matter. Learn how 'marine snow' keeps ocean life healthy from this news article. [Source: Forbes]
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Source: Forbes
Publish Date: 11/17/2016
Reading Level: Basic
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