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10/13/10 chlorophyll different wavelengths of light penetrate to different depths. red light is atenuated, doesnt go very deep. -plants that need redlight need to live close to surface. phytoplankton adaption to changing light.
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Unformatted text preview: bioluminescence luciferin and oxygen --> luciferase---->oxyluciferase diatoms use the product of photosynthesis to convert the sugars to fatty acids and oil. cyanobacteria (blue green algae)...
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2010 for the course GEOL 107Lxg at USC.

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