Annual Winners

2012 Photomicrography Competition

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2012 Photomicrography Competition

Dr. Gordon William Beakes & Dr. Trevor Booth

Newcastle University
School of Biology
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Subject Matter:

Staurastrum, Kirchneriella, Akistrodesmus and Microthamnion (algae)

- see: Algae


see: confocal

Algal Universe: The hidden world of a droplet of tarn water. This sample includes the amazing multi-armed desmid Staurastrum and colonies of comma-like Kirchneriella (lower left) as well as other micro-algae that form part of the lake plankton (Akistrodesmus and Microthamnion - lower right).