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Meet Michael Behrenfeld: Senior Research Scientist and Professor, Oregon State University
Photo of Mike BehrenfeldMichael (Mike) Behrenfeld, is a Senior Research Scientist and Professor, at Oregon State University who specializes in marine algae research. Michael does research on the physiological-ecology of marine algae, biogeochemcial cycles, remote sensing of the biosphere, and novel optical approaches to understanding algal ecology/physiology. He also works in the areas of biochemistry & biophysics of photosynthesis, physiological responses of plants to environmental stresses, and regional & global ecological computer modeling, climate change and carbon cycling.

Photo of Mike Behrenfeld with the catch of the day