Big Questions About Water and Micro Organisms (Paty Matrai)

Video Shot in: 2022

Dr. Paty Matrai’s research continues despite disappearing Arctic ice. She is involved in a project studying the interactions between fresh and salt water around Greenland. Microorganisms, especially mixotrophs, play a crucial role in the Arctic’s ecology, switching between autotrophic and heterotrophic modes depending on conditions. Understanding these processes is essential for comprehending the region’s changing dynamics.