You can’t see them with the naked eye, but they’re all over the ocean: diatoms, single-celled organisms that drift on currents. These microscopic creatures are key to the planet’s health. They sit at the base of the food chain, feeding everything from zooplankton to fish. Through photosynthesis diatoms also regulate the air people breathe, and […]Continue reading "GSO oceanographer studies microscopic organisms in world’s oceans"
On land, geography often creates the boundaries that isolate one population of animals from another. One would expect that a group of animals living on one side of a continent would be genetically distinct from a group of the same species living on the other side.Continue reading "Graduate Student At-Sea Adventures Aboard RV Endeavor"