oceanography

Richard Camilli

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Associate Scientist with Tenure, Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering Department

Simon Donner

University of British Columbia, Assistant Professor, Department of Geography

July 17, 2009

A new view on climate change through a biological lens

Kevin Arrigo

Phytoplankton bloom. Source: NASA

Biology has been left out of climate models, owing to tradition and insufficient computing capacity -- until now. Kevin Arrigo (2009) is one of a number of scientists who are contributing biological research to the evaluation of risks from climate change. Arrigo studies the role of phytoplankton -- tiny ocean plants -- in regulating the Earth's atmosphere. Read more in Miller-McCune magazine.