Biosphere 2 being used to study impact of carbon dioxide on coral reefs

Biosphere 2, a research facility located in Oracle, is being used to find out how increased carbon dioxide levels can impact coral reefs. We take you inside the Biosphere to see how scientists are conducting their research.

This story is part of Elemental: Covering Sustainability, a multimedia collaboration between public radio and public television stations in Colorado, Arizona and California.

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In this segment:

Diane Thompson, Ph.D.,Director, Marine Research, Biosphere 2
Joaquin Ruiz, Ph.D., Dean, UA College of Science
Katie Morgan, Manager, Marine Systems, Biosphere 2

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