13 Jun 2015

Fresh plankton

From Saturday Morning, 8:39 am on 13 June 2015

Dr Chris Bowler is a research director at the National Centre for Scientific Research. Since 2010 he has been in charge of the environmental and evolutionary genomics section at the biology Institut in the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris.

An expert in plant biology, he is one of the scientific coordinators for the Tara Oceans expedition, which has collected 35,000 samples of planktonic organisms from all layers of the ocean, during a three-year global expedition.

Dr Chris Bowler talks to Kim Hill about planktonic discoveries.