Chapter 1 :
Jo’Ann Burkholder is to study botanical aquatic science, and in order to do so, she is to start learning about autoradiography. Due to the fact that she has a low paying job salary, she finds it hard to raise money for funding her research in the area of autoradiography and botanical aquatic science. At her age of 33, Jo’Ann is around the time of completing her doctorate in the subject of botanical limnology. She is unable to complete her research completely with success, as she is not involved with any other scientist, etc, and her group tends to be very small. But, she does finally end up getting a chance to work with Doctor Edward Noga.
Chapter 2 : The second chapter talks mainly regarding the field of parasitology. It…show more content… Using certain methods such as electron microscopy, these dinoflagellates were searched on. They were also identified.
Chapter 5 :
In this chapter the fact, or crisis of the presence of an algal bloom in the oceans of the world such as the red tide (toxic). This is then assumed to be one premonition of the upcoming fute issue of the massive breakdown of the Earth, aka later on in time. During the conference, it is stated that due to issues such as sewage, industrial and agricultural sources, the nutrition overload was excess. Later on in time throughout the book, it was found that others thought that this was a result of global warming, etc. Coastal currents and shifts were also blamed, and people started to believe that such organisms became harmful over time, due to such previously mentioned factors and beliefs.
Chapter 7 :
Jo-Ann begins to experience health issues by this chapter, she starts to gradually experience and deal with the politics of science, and Glasgow become her full- time associate. As per Noga, she finally tells him that she would like to stop working with him. She does so because Noga gradually become slightly arrogant, bitter, and annoying. They also share an argument regarding who is considered to be the rightful author of the newly published article, and Jo-Ann argues that the first person to publish the article is also considered to be the first author.