Visions of Algae

Images reveal the complex life of algae in the air, on the land, and in the water.  Viewed from the portals of microscopes, cameras, telescopes, and satellites Visions of Algae range in size from microscopic species to giant kelps that reach 60 meters (200 feet) in length to algal blooms seen from space. 

Image credits include: 1) Steve Mandel, OceansMicro:18th century marine diatom slides 2) NASA, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team at NASA GSFC, algae blooms from space 3) Jennifer Parker, California seaweed & kelp 2021 4) Catharina Alves-de-SouzaAlgal Resources collection at the Center for Marine Sciences at UNCW, microscopic algae images 5) Klara Scharnagl, lichen 6) The Shirley Tucker Lichen Collection, University & Jepson Herbaria, UC Berkeley 7) Natasha Andrea Hinojosa, corals 8) Juniper Harrower, desert algae. 3D modeling & fabrication by Gene A. Felice II, created with corn & wood based 3D printing material, soy-based plywood, Shelac finish with natural pigments & aluminum. Image printing by Jennifer Parker, and image curations / encaustic coating process by Juniper Harrower.  Additional CNC milling by Justin MacKenzie.

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