//
home

Latest oceanbites

Figure 3. A coccolithovirus (pink dot) infects an Emiliana huxleyi cell.

Determining viral controls of phytoplankton blooms

Irvin Huang

Article: Lehahn, Y. et al. Decoupling Physical from Biological Processes to Assess the Impact of Viruses on a Mesoscale Algal Bloom.Current Biology, 2014; DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2014.07.046 Background Despite their small size, phytoplankton play an incredibly large role in maintaining ocean food webs and can even contribute to global climate. As plants, phytoplankton consume carbon dioxide and fix it […]

Welcome to oceanbites!

The goal of oceanbites is to make cutting edge research in the ocean sciences accessible to all. oceanbites will also highlight classic, seminal research papers, and feature op eds about current issues in research.

oceanbites photostream

 Green energy (side note: you can take microscope photos with your phone!) #oceanbitesorg  Sampling for mercury #oceanbitesorg tesorg

@oceanbites on Twitter