Lynchpin Scholar Profile, 2012 : Robert Johnson

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This scholarship supports research into the fundamental and primary base of the ecosystem – the Southern Ocean phytoplankton, using rapid and large-scale observation of phytoplankton from space. Invisible to the naked eye, yet visible in vast biomass from outer space, the phytoplankton of the Southern Oceans have global significance and influence.

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2012 Project 2:  The other CO2 problem – ocean acidification – linked with the vital role of phytoplankton in planetary metabolism