The Microbial Sea: Single-Cell Organisms Dominate
The Census of Marine Microbes, a collaboration between 50 research laboratories working in study sites distributed throughout the world’s oceans, has revealed spectacular levels of single cell microbial diversity, including some very uncommon groups of microbes that constitute the “rare biosphere”.
Mitchell Sogin is Senior Scientist and Director at the Josephine Bay Paul Center, Marine Biological Laboratory.
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Sogin, Mitchell. "The Microbial Sea: Single-Cell Organisms Dominate." Ensemble video, 01:03:26. November 29, 2011. https://ensemble.dickinson.edu/Watch/AdVYK-cKCkeE2_ZBnPNwCQ