Sonya Dyhrman’s LAb at Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University


Microbial Oceanography Group

 
Members of the Dyhrman group are broadly interested in how phytoplankton interact with their geochemical environment, looking at
the interface of microbial physiology and the biogeochemical cycles of nitrogen and phosphorus. 

Group members are using a suite of approaches  to examine nutrient assimilation in model cultures and field populations.  This research emphasis provides advanced training for graduate students and is also used as a framework for the development and implementation of inquiry-based educational activities for children.

 

“Like Weeds of the Sea, ‘Brown Tide’ Algae Exploit Nutrient-Rich Coastlines.”  To read the full article, visit:  http://www.ldeo.columbia.edu/news-events/weeds-sea-brown-tide-algae-exploit-nutrient-rich-coastlines

Decoding Brown Tide. http://vimeo.com/105372663

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