Diatom of the Month

The “Diatom of the Month” project is a monthly series of blog posts on diatoms, precious primary producers, and invaluable indicators of...

Luca Field

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Does climate affect diatoms?

Yes, and yes. Climate affects diatoms in complex ways. As the planet warms due to the increase in carbon dioxide, scientists predict that larger...

Barents Sea Plankton 2011226

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When art and diatoms collide

A new book of poetry, You This Close, by Minnesota writer Su Smallen incorporates diatoms, rivers, science, and the happenings of nature in poems...

Asterionella Sm

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