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Coccolithus Sculpture 10cm - Science Gift 3d printed

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Coccolithus Sculpture 10cm - Science Gift 3d printed
Coccolithus Sculpture 10cm - Science Gift 3d printed

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Coccolithus Sculpture 10cm - Science Gift

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The Coccolithus desk sculpture is based on the complicated structures of coccolithophores, specifically Coccolithus pelagicus. The shell of this unicellular phytoplankton is composed of interlocking plates, called coccoliths, composed of calcium carbonate. Occasionally, huge increases in coccolithophore populations, called 'coccolithophore blooms' are evident as massive patches of turquoise color in the ocean. Although blooms appear to be happening more frequently with global warming, the carbon fixation by coccolithophores could potentially reduce carbon dioxide concentration in the atmosphere and therefore counteract the effects of global warming.

This sculpture is approximately 10 cm in diameter.
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Coccolithus Sculpture 10cm
Dimensions:
10.16 x 9.9 x 9.6 cm
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4 x 3.9 x 3.78 inches
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