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Sea ice algae blooms in the dark

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Phys.org

Publication Date
2018-02-07

Researchers from Aarhus University have measured a new world record: Small ice algae on the underside of the Arctic sea ice live and grow at a light level corresponding to only 0.02 percent of the light at the surface of the ice. Algae are the primary component of the Arctic food web and produce food far earlier in the year than previously thought.

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https://phys.org/news/2018-02-sea-ice-algae-blooms-dark.html