Showing posts with label phytoplankton. Show all posts
Showing posts with label phytoplankton. Show all posts

Monday, October 17, 2016

New Zealand plankton blooms proof of global warming's oceanic effects

  During coccolithophore blooms, the algae's calcium-derived exoskeletons turn the ocean water a milky white. The microorganism's proliferation can often be seen from space.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Increasing Arctic Ocean temperature affects plankton growth

An international study involving Australian researchers has found that while increasing carbon dioxide has a positive effect on primary production, or phytoplankton growth, in the Artic, this benefit is lost once temperatures increase.

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