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Online citizen scientists classify plankton images
September 18, 2013
Today, an online citizen-science project, Plankton Portal, launches, created by University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences researchers with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Science Foundation and developers at Zooniverse.org. Plankton Portal allows you to explore the open ocean from the comfort of your own home.
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