Oceans and Human Health: A Symbiotic Relationship Between People and the Sea?

Collage: Oceans and Human Health

Image on the Left: Ocean

Image on the Right: Colorized SEM of marine bacterioplankton collected from the Sargasso Sea

Central Image: Human figure from Sara Raimo, NSF from poser

Text: Oceans and Human Health: A symbiotic relationship

Caption: (1) A collage with a photo of an ocean sunset on the left, an outlined and mapped figure of a generic man in the center, and the photograph of bacteria superimposed upon violet clouds on the right (2) The photo of the sun setting over a vast ocean (3) Scanning electron micrograph of Sargasso Sea bacterioplankton. It was this sample from which SAR11 genes were first cloned and identified. The image has been colorized by an artist. The bar is one micron.

Source: (2) NOAA Corps Collection (3) Stephen Giovannoni, Giovannoni Laboratory, Dept. of Microbiology, Oregon State U.
Credit: (2) Commander John Bortniak, NOAA Corps (ret.)
Design by: NSF/A. Jeon
Website: (1) N/A (2) http://www.photolib.noaa.gov/corps/corp2732.htm (3) http://oregonstate.edu/dept/microbiology/giovann_lab/index.html (4) n/a
NSF funded: (2) No (3) Yes
Government Image: (2) Yes (3) Yes Internal and External Permission granted
Original file name: (1) RC_2004_Ocean_title_final.jpg (2) corp2732.art (3) em_microbes.jpg (4) handofMen.jpg
Permission Form: N/A
In Image Library: No

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