What are Benthic Forams? Patrick Schwing explains their importance

ST. PETERSBURG, FLPatrick Schwing has been featured in Ocean E-News, which is part of Ocean News and Technology.  His blog explains the importance of forams, tiny single-cell organisms that live in environments with little oxygen, in understanding impacts from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. 

His blog explains the importance of forams – tiny single-cell organisms that live in environments with little oxygen – in understanding impacts from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. - See more at: http://www.ocean-news.com/ocean-science/ocean-science-archives/2014/07/08/smithsonian-features-blog-by-patrick-schwing-on-benthic-forams?utm_source=Ocean+E-news+July+9%2C+2014&utm_campaign=Ocean+E-news+7-9-14&utm_medium=email#sthash.LheERgtS.dpuf
His blog explains the importance of forams – tiny single-cell organisms that live in environments with little oxygen – in understanding impacts from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. - See more at: http://www.ocean-news.com/ocean-science/ocean-science-archives/2014/07/08/smithsonian-features-blog-by-patrick-schwing-on-benthic-forams?utm_source=Ocean+E-news+July+9%2C+2014&utm_campaign=Ocean+E-news+7-9-14&utm_medium=email#sthash.LheERgtS.dpuf
His blog explains the importance of forams – tiny single-cell organisms that live in environments with little oxygen – in understanding impacts from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. - See more at: http://www.ocean-news.com/ocean-science/ocean-science-archives/2014/07/08/smithsonian-features-blog-by-patrick-schwing-on-benthic-forams?utm_source=Ocean+E-news+July+9%2C+2014&utm_campaign=Ocean+E-news+7-9-14&utm_medium=email#sthash.LheERgtS.dpuf
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The Art of Experimentation, A profile: Patrick Schwing

ST. PETERSBURG - Mind Open Media reporter David Levin sits down with C-IMAGE post-doc Patrick Schwing from the University of South Florida.  Dr. Schwing studies benthic foraminifera from the Gulf of Mexico and uses these single-celled organisms to tell us something about the health of the seafloor.

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USF scientists find oil still present from 1979 Mexico spill similar to Deepwater Horizon

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - For 40 days, scientists aboard a Florida-based research vessel prowled the gulf waters, looking for signs of the past, hoping it would give them hints of the future.

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