August 24th, 2011 | researchmaterial
Aeroecology: the study of flying and floating organisms in the air they inhabit.
“This could be one of the largest biological repositories in existence…”
When scientists piece together a time series of backscatter images, they see patterns in the air on a spatial and temporal scale never before possible. Armed with the ability to visualize flying creatures, researchers are starting to look for larger ecological patterns in the air…