Author: Diana Kenney

New Genus of Bacteria Named After MBL Scientist | @jt_aquaeco

New Genus of Bacteria Named After MBL Scientist | @jt_aquaeco

Not everyone has a genus (nevermind a species) named after them! But this study by a team of Czech and Slovak scientists introduces the bacteria Gibliniella, named “in honor of Anne E. Giblin, a well–known North American ecologist who stud[ies] anthropogenic inputs to ecosystems.” Giblin, director of the MBL Ecosystems Center, has worked for decades

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Sun Sets on MBL’s 32nd Season of Arctic Change Research | @PIE_LTER

Sun Sets on MBL's 32nd Season of Arctic Change Research | @PIE_LTER

The sun is setting on the MBL’s 32nd season of Arctic research at Toolik Field Station in Alaska. Catch the last rays on the tundra before winter darkness sets in with these beautiful time-lapse GIFs created at Toolik, home of the NSF’s Arctic Long-Term Ecological Research program, led by MBL scientists since its founding. Toolik

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