Profile: Foraminifera

by Katrin Hättig Foraminifera are unicellular organism, which develop a unilocular to multilocular shell. Foraminifera are the stars of the project FORALEX (foraminifera low earth orbit EXperminet), where we examine …

What are we investigating?

What is so special about foraminifera? Foraminifera are unicellular organism with an external calcium carbonate shell. This shell is a delicate structure comprised of layers of proteins and crystalline calcium …