UCD scientist to head climate mission

Ireland“A University College Dublin scientist has secured a lead role in a three-year global expedition to explore how climate change affects the oceans. On board a 36 metre schooner, a team of researchers and marine experts will use modern technology to map the smallest life forms in the sea. The €15 million expedition, run by the Tara Endowment Fund, will collect and analyse hundreds of thousands of plankton samples from up to 2,000 metres below the surface …” (more)

[Irish Times, 2 September]

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