COSEE Ocean Systems: News
The breathing ocean: Reducing the effects of climate change
Description: Phytoplankton continue to quietly remove massive amounts of CO2 from the atmosphere. But for how vital these tiny organisms are to the health of our planet, there is still much left unknown about them. Here researchers study the biological carbon pump in the Sargasso Sea. Located entirely within the subtropical Atlantic Ocean, it is the only sea defined, not by land, but rather by ocean currents. [Source: Arizona State University]
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Source: Arizona State University
Publish Date: 6/18/2013
Reading Level: Basic
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