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 New study shows ability of plankton like these diatoms to acquire iron is sensitive to ocean acidification

Key Biological Mechanism is Disrupted by Ocean Acidification
Inability of phytoplankton to acquire iron imperils marine ecosystems

Jane Willenbring in the field in Antarctica

A Scientist’s Life: Jane Willenbring
Geologist studies 'the science of scenery'

Scripps researcher Tyler Cyronak and test chambers in a study of ocean acidification effects on coral reef sediments in Bermuda

Research Highlight: Acid Ocean Poses Increased Reef Loss Risk
International team projects effect of diminishing supply of key building element

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