Megan Lenss studies sea ice algae at both poles

Megan Lenss (middle) playfully pushes her mother, Shona (left), as they stroll a path Dec. 20 with her father, Marty, at Indian Creek Nature Centre in southeast Cedar Rapids. Megan Lenss will pay a visit to equally poles in 6 months as element of a Fulbright study system in oceanography. […]

Phytoplankton blooms underneath Antarctic sea ice

The map on the left reveals the locale and abundance of likely phytoplankton blooms and their position in just the icepack from 2014-2020. The map on the proper brings together satellite knowledge and models to show where there was very likely more than enough light-weight penetrating the ice to sustain […]