phytoplankton

Dust Seen Streaming Out of Namibia Into the Atlantic Ocean

Landsat 8 strikes again. Landsat 8 is the United States Geological Survey's most recently launched satellite, and it holds the…

1 year ago

Watch the Incredible Plume of Dust from Africa Cross the Entire Atlantic Ocean

Dust plumes are a natural phenomena, part of Earth's nutrient cycle. They occur when high-velocity winds pick up tiny dry…

1 year ago

New Data Show How Phytoplankton Pumps Carbon Out of the Atmosphere at an Enormous Scale

One of the most fascinating things about planet Earth is the way that life shapes the Earth and the Earth…

2 years ago

A Swirling Oasis of Life

[/caption] A serpentine eddy swirls in the southern Indian Ocean several hundred kilometers off the coast of South Africa in…

10 years ago