Samples of the virtual field trip. Each of the three columns highlights a different medium: (left) are screenshots from the video game; (middle) are photos of “creature cards” students use to assemble their own food web, (right) are frames and animations from the video.
The NES LTER team was able to complete
The NES LTER team managed to complete their shipboard research cruises in 2020 – following COVID-19 social distancing and mask restrictions. Lynne Butler
Co-authors Rob Olson and Heidi Sosik have worked on development of the FlowCytobot series of automated submersible plankton sensors at WHOI since the late 1990s Tom Kleindinst
Co-author Alexi Shalapyonok secures FlowCytobot (FCB) underwater at the Martha’s Vineyard Coastal Observatory (MVCO) tower. FCB, an automated submersible flow cytometer, operates unattended at MVCO for 6 months or longer, measuring thousands of individual microscopic plankton every hour. Sean Whelan