22 May 2015
Vol 348, Issue 6237

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COVER Various species of plankton. Using the research vessel Tara, the Tara Oceans expedition sampled plankton ecosystems around the world and collected associated oceanographic data. The wet part of the expedition was accompanied by an integrative analysis on land, incorporating DNA sequencing and bioinformatics, microscopic imaging, and network analysis. See pages 841, 865, 870, and 873.
Photos: C. Sardet/CNRS/Tara Oceans/Plankton Chronicles/Plankton: Wonders of the Drifting World