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Researchers going public on quest to identify plankton species 

Posted: Friday, Sep 20th, 2013




Researchers using an innovative underwater imaging system have taken millions of photos of plankton ranging from tiny zooplankton to small jellyfish – and now they are seeking help from the public to identify the species.

The “Plankton Portal” project is a partnership between the University of Miami, Oregon State University and Zooniverse.org to engage volunteers in an online citizen science effort.

For the complete article see the 09-20-2013 issue.

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