Humans like to think big. But if we look closer, a whole miniature world is revealed. Single-celled organisms are hiding in every habitat we explore from seawater to sand to soil. And new technologies are giving Hakai researchers a chance to study this microscopic world.
The Calvert Island Field Station is now a member of the Critical Zone Exploration Network, an international partnership of ecological observatories that study how rock, water, and life affect processes on the Earth’s surface.