COSEE Ocean Systems: News
An unprecedented expedition to the North Atlantic yields new insights into the life-sustaining spring bloom
Description: Spring in the North Atlantic is formidable. Storm-lashed, frigid, gray. The subpolar region is so tumultuous that ever-vigilant space satellites often can't penetrate the almost perpetual cloud cover, unable to provide a clear view of one of the most important life-sustaining events on the planet - the spring phytoplankton bloom. That means if researchers ever hope to understand the phenomenon, they have to take to the high seas. [Source: UMaine Today]
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Source: UMaine Today
Publish Date: 11/1/2012
Reading Level: Basic
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