Maria Guadalupe Digernes

Maria Guadalupe Digernes is a PhD candidate and marine biochemist at the Department of Chemistry at NTNU.

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Written by Maria Guadalupe Digernes

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My research experience abroad – fostering curiosity

Ever wonder how the ocean reserves as much dissolved organic carbon as atmospheric levels of carbon dioxide? The truth is I do not have the answer to this question. Merely this question is what captivated my interest in this topic. How is it that nature maintains this immense carbon capture system and we still can´t figure out exactly how it functions?