Articles | Volume 10, issue 12
Research article
11 Dec 2013
Research article |  | 11 Dec 2013

Using a two-layered sphere model to investigate the impact of gas vacuoles on the inherent optical properties of Microcystis aeruginosa

M. W. Matthews and S. Bernard

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