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Ocean Plankton Sponge Up Nearly Twice the Carbon Currently Assumed
March 18, 2013
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.Models of carbon dioxide in the world's oceans need to be revised, according to new work by University of California, Irvine, and other scientists and published online Sunday in Nature Geoscience. Trillions of plankton near the surface of warm waters are far more carbon-rich than has long been thought, the researchers found.Full Story
University of California, Irvine
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