Calcification Pathways and Architecture in Marine Bivalves

Last updated 18th May 2018
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A pinboard by L.M. Otter

PhD Student, Macquarie University


I study nanoscale properties of bivalve shells to see how they record environmental information

Bivalve shells are nano-composite materials consisting of crystalline calcium carbonate phases that are embedded within an organic scaffold. These two building blocks are arranged into highly hiera...