Now At Sea

October 05, 2015 - November 30, 2015

The Indian Ocean and Maldives Sea basin can tell us about the story of climate change of time past (paleoclimatic changes). Using the core samples from this region the scientists will aim to reconstruct paleooceanographic evolution over the past 23 million years.

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Exp 359 9th Oct.

Fantastic pictures of Coccolithophores submitted by Jeremy Young  during his presentation this morning.

And he is not excelling just in paleontologic pictures !! Yesterday he caught magnificently flying fish .

 Coccolithophores are  unicellular organisms and they make an important part of the phytoplankton, base of the marine food webs.