I am admittedly a huge invertebrate nerd. But there’s a lot more going on in the ocean than can be caught with a plankton net. For this week’s TGIF, check out super awesome Scripps alumna and MIT post-doc Melissa Garren on the glory and the mystery oceanic microbes.
We’re collecting stories from researchers who worked with the Johnson Sea-link submersibles to help raise awareness about their plight, and to illustrate their unique utility for science. Dr. Christina Kellogg is a microbiologist with the USGS. She used the JSL to collect deep-sea microbes in a way that’s never been done before. To counterpoint Dr. . . . → Read More: Reflections on the Johnson Sea-link: Dr. Kellogg