This photograph features a biofilm formed of diatoms, green algae, and probably bacteria, established at rapidly fluctuating temperatures.
Pdfs are available fromresearch gate -click on publication title to be taken to the paper on its original webpage. The most recent list of publications is on my google scholar profile - which you can find here,
C.-Elisa Schaum (2018) Enhanced biofilm formation aids adaptation to extreme warming and environmental instability in the diatom Thalassiosira pseudonana and its associated bacteria Limnology and Oceanography, https://doi.org/10.1002/lno.11050 García-Carreras, Bernardo, Sofía Sal, Daniel Padfield, Dimitrios-Georgios Kontopoulos, Elvire Bestion, C-Elisa Schaum, Gabriel Yvon-Durocher, and Samrāt Pawar (2018). Role of carbon allocation efficiency in the temperature dependence of autotroph growth rates. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences: 201800222. C-Elisa Schaum, A Buckling, N Smirnoff, D Studholme, G Yvon-Durocher (2018) Environmental fluctuations accelerate molecular evolution of thermal tolerance in a marine diatom , Nature Communications, doi:10.1038/s41467-018-03906-5
E. Bestion, B. García-Carreras, C-Elisa Schaum, S. Pawar, G. Yvon-Durocher (2018), Metabolic traits predict the effects of warming on phytoplankton competition, Ecology Letters, 21(5), https://doi.org/10.1111/ele.12932 C-Elisa Schaum, Richard Ffrench-Constant, Chris Lowe, Jon S Olafsson, Daniel Padfield, Gabriel Yvon-Durocher (2018), Temperature-driven selection on metabolic traits increases the strength of an algal-grazer interaction in naturally warmed streams, Global Change Biology, 24 (4), 1793-1803 doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.14033
J.Lachapelle, E. Bestion, E. Jackson, C.-Elisa Schaum (2018) Experimental invasion into novel salinities is facilitated by resident speciesThis manuscript is currently under review -- pdf not yet available.