New finding provides better understanding of oceans’ capacity to absorb atmospheric carbon dioxide

by Autonomous University of Barcelona on Phys.Org; Feb 20

“Research led by the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (ICTA-UAB) in collaboration with an international scientific team discovered that the exchange of carbon between the atmosphere and ocean is highly modulated by a unique group of photosynthesizing plankton called coccolithophores.”