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Phytoplankton let us breathe


Van Der Merwe, P and Lannuzel, D, Phytoplankton let us breathe, Cool science, Australian Antarctic Division, Hobart, Tasmania, Online, 26 November 2009 (2009) [Magazine Article]

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Take one deep breath, pause... breathe out and another in, pause and contemplate that that last breath was a life-giving gift from organisms many of us have never heard of. Phytoplankton, those tiny plants floating around in the vast openness of the oceans, tirelessly working and giving their lives so that we humans and every other animal on earth can breathe comfortably.

Item Details

Item Type:Magazine Article
Keywords:Phytoplankton, organisms, iron
Research Division:Earth Sciences
Research Group:Oceanography
Research Field:Biological oceanography
Objective Division:Environmental Management
Objective Group:Marine systems and management
Objective Field:Measurement and assessment of marine water quality and condition
UTAS Author:Van Der Merwe, P (Dr Pier van der Merwe)
UTAS Author:Lannuzel, D (Associate Professor Delphine Lannuzel)
ID Code:99936
Year Published:2009
Deposited By:CRC-Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems
Deposited On:2015-04-17
Last Modified:2015-04-17

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