A recent article in New Scientist magazine highlights the unique life histories and essential ecological roles of mussels. The story quotes Atkinson and is currently available on shelves! Click here for the article.
Also, Jane has her experiment setup to examine the impact of rising CO2 levels on freshwater mussel physiology. She will begin acclimating her mussels soon. We are looking forward to seeing what she finds!
Atkinson is a co-author on an article that was recently published online. Punchline: mussel density and nutrient concentrations interact to set potential denitrification rates. Full text can be found here:
Dr. Carla L. Atkinson
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