Phosphorus is an essential nutrient for every living organism, well known for its role in fueling everything from the human body to farm fields. But up to now, surprisingly little has been known about how the element cycles through the oceans. A new study has broken through some of this mystery, by showing the hidden role that the oceans’ tiniest creatures play. The study appears this week in the leading journal Science.
|Name||Title||Fields of interest|
|Sonya Dyhrman||Associate Professor|
|Hugh Ducklow||Professor||Ecosystems ecology, marine and global biogeochemistry, microbial ecology|