Essays Tagged: "blue green algae"

Ozone Layer Depletion.

rotect the depleting layer.The formation of the ozone layer occurred over a billion years ago, when blue-green algae began using energy from the Sun to split molecules of H2O and CO2 combined them int ...

(7 pages) 115 0 3.4 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays


combine to form dilute nitric acid. The second step involves several species of bacteria, fungi and blue-green algae. These species can convert nitrogen into nitrogen containing compounds such as nitr ...

(1 pages) 893 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Bacteria In General: Brucellosis

rmally seen as millions combined, and very few can be seen by the unassisted eye such as the common blue green "algae" found in many ponds and water bodies. The only way we are able to see those are t ...

(9 pages) 46 0 4.6 Sep/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Cyanobacteria (blue-green algae)

Anneka AhmadCyanobacteria (blue-green algae)Algae are very simple chlorophyll-containing organisms. In general, simple organism ... the dissolved oxygen in the water. There are many different types of algae and one type of algae is blue-green algae, cyanobacteria,Cyanobacteria are a much simpler type of cell, compared with the euk ... forms on Earth and started an explosion of biodiversity. The cyanobacteria which were once known as blue-green algae are a widely distributed group of photosynthetic bacterium, found both in fresh and ...

(6 pages) 23 0 5.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

This paper is about Lynn Marguolis and her discovery of endosymbiosis; the theory that mitochondrias and chloroplasts evolved from bacterias.

ell would surround an aerobic bacteria cell to form mitochondria, while a plant cell would surround blue-green algae to form chloroplast. (Berkley). This theory explains why animals cells are able to ... cellular respiration and plant cells are able to perform photosynthesis. Aerobic bacteria cells and blue-green algae cells are able to breathe on their own and create wastes. When the cells were engul ...

(1 pages) 14 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Murray Darling Basin Contemporary Issue - Blue Green Algae

Blue Green Algae in the Canberra’s Lake Burley GriffinWhat is Algae?Algae is a type of bacteria tha ... little flow which nearly makes it a stagnant pond. The lake seems to be an almost perfect place for blue green algae to grow as there is little water movement and a the water is not well oxygenated. T ... water movement and a the water is not well oxygenated. There continues to be numerous outbreaks of blue green algae in the lake, which usually last for only a short time, although this year there has ...

(6 pages) 12 0 0.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science