Sea Technology

FEB 2017

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Page 35 of 72 February 2017 / st 35 MICROSCOPIC ORGANISMS WITH A BIG IMPACT Our team is creating a better understanding of phytoplankton processes through investigation and the development of tools and techniques. HARBOR BRANCH PHYTOPLANKTON TEAM AREAS OF RESEARCH AND INVESTIGATION INCLUDE: • Mapping environmentally damaging algal bloom toxins through in situ opƟ cal proxies and satellite remote sensing • The relaƟ on of ocean parƟ cle dynamics to biological processes and the underwater opƟ cal fi eld • The physiology and ecology of bioluminescent plankton • Underwater holographic imaging of phytoplankton and parƟ cle populaƟ ons • The development of new holographic imaging instrumentaƟ on • Genomic analysis of phytoplankton populaƟ ons Combining technology with talent has been a Harbor Branch hallmark for more than 40 years. Harbor Branch is a research community of approximately 200 marine scienƟ sts, engineers, educators and other professionals focused on Ocean Science for a BeƩ er World.® To learn more about what we do, please visit, and call us at 772-242-2280 to start the conversaƟ on. 5600 U.S. 1 North Fort Pierce, Florida 34946

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