Marine phytoplankton, including algae and other microscopic plant-like organisms, help to pull carbon dioxide from the air and trap it in the ocean food web and the seafloor. How will climate change affect their ability to do this job?
Some scientists are using ocean robots, like the Wave Glider above, to answer this question. Learn more in this interview with researcher Tracy Villareal.
Photo: Liquid Robots
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Marine phytoplankton, including algae and other microscopic plant-like organisms, help to pull carbon dioxide from the air and trap it in the ocean food web and the seafloor. How will climate change affect their ability to do this job?

Some scientists are using ocean robots, like the Wave Glider above, to answer this question. Learn more in this interview with researcher Tracy Villareal.

Photo: Liquid Robots

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