UW News: Polar experiments reveal seasonal cycle in Antarctic sea ice algae

UWAB researchers Hannah Dawson and Jodi Young have recently been featured in UW News, who reports on their recent paper regarding seasonal cycles in Antarctic sea ice algae. Congrats Hannah and Jodi!

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The results show that under short-term temperature and salinity changes, community structure in each sample remained stable while adjusting the production of protective molecules. Different microbe species showed consistent responses to changing conditions. This should simplify modeling future responses to climate change, Young said.

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