Science and Art: the biological pump

It is always exciting when science and art intersect. This summer, science illustrator Natalie Renier created this beautiful image to help CSUMB REU student Melia Paguirigan communicate her research about diatom aggregation:

Biopump Aggregation Natalie Renier

The biological pump is very complex, and this image helped Melia communicate the components of that process that were directly related to her project.

To see more of Natalie Renier’s work, visit her website: