COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Understanding the Ocean's Smallest Creatures
Description: Sallie (Penny) Chisholm, an ecologist and marine biologist, is known for discovering a type of minuscule ocean-dwelling bacterium that produces up to 10 percent of all the oxygen generated by photosynthesis on Earth each year. Her work is critical to understanding the complexity of marine life and predicting how climate change might ultimately perturb it. [Source: MIT Technology Review]
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Source: MIT Technology Review
Publish Date: 12/22/2015
Reading Level: Basic
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