Diatom Web Academy 2021

The Diatom Web Academy continues... Sessions are recorded and can be accessed for later viewing. You are invited to join us, wherever you may be,...

Yucatan tmo 2021304 lrg

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Where can I buy diatoms?

Living diatom cells can be isolated from their surrounding assemblage of cells and in kept alive in cultures. Culture collections have staff that do...

Living planktonic marine diatoms

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What has changed?

Here, you can find links to archived genus and species pages: Achnanthidium kreigeri (prior_to_2021_09_01) Pinnularia polyonca (prior_to_2021_08)...

Barents Sea Plankton 2011226

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WEBINAR: Keeled diatoms

Description: Keeled diatoms refer to a broad, informal morphological group of taxa with raphes in a canal often raised on a keel. But what is a keel?...

Rhopalodia 2

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WEBINAR: The genus Diploneis

Description: The diatom genus Diploneis is composed predominantly of marine forms with some freshwater lineages, which are all highly diverse in...

Diploneis pulchra Jovanovska

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Virtual diatom course

Ecology and Systematics of Diatoms (virtual 2-week course) June 7 – 18, 2021 Synchronous class schedule: Monday through Friday, 9AM – 3PM Eastern...

Diatom models

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WEBINAR: The genus Neidium

Description: The genus Neidium within the order Naviculales, contains a large array of species that are never really abundant, live in a wide...

Neidium hitchcockii SEM 10u ME 10011 042618 mix 019

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WEBINAR: Art of diatoms

Description: Xavier Cortada first collaborated with Florida Coastal Everglades Long-Term Ecological Research (FCE LTER) scientists in 2014 to better...

Cortada diatom fountain art

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WEBINAR: The genus Navicula

Description: The genus Navicula is the largest genus within the diatoms, with over 900 species reported from freshwaters of North America....

Bg Navicula

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WEBINAR: Diatoms 101

Description: Diatoms are a group of algae that are set apart by their, often considered beautiful, siliceous cell walls. Nearly ubiquitous across...

S Leptostauron Cruciform

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Baffling Brachysira

I should have been in the Lake District last week on a sampling trip. It was not lockdown that stopped me but the weather. There was rain at the...

Brachysira brebissonii ew jun20

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