Month: August 2015

The importance of microscopical analyse of algae

What a pleasure to read the article "Resolving variability of phytoplankton species composition and blooms in coastal ecosystems" of Riina Klais, James E. Cloern and Paul J. Harrison in Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, where they point out the importance of microscopical analysis of phytoplankton in the following way: "Despite of the preliminary difficulties in using the existing phytoplankton time series data for cross system comparisons, most studies that have been global to date have used either model outputs or satellite observations, and even the latter do not come close to the level...
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