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Beyond Blue: Why Ocean Color Really Matters

[18-Sep-2020] Let's talk about phytoplankton! In these excerpts from Beyond Blue: Why Ocean Color Really Matters, Project Scientist Dr. Jeremy Werdell touches on phytoplankton, red tides, and the relationships between plankton, climate, and the carbon cycle.

Jeremy WerdellDr. Jeremy Werdell
PACE Project Scientist
Goddard Space Flight Center

The base of the food chain in all bodies of water anywhere
Looking for fish food
Identifying harmful algal blooms when and where they occur
Providing an exceptional dataset that allows for improved understanding of HABs
Identifying Phytoplankton patterns almost at the species level
The carbon circle of life