17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Pulpy Amoebas

An otherwise unremarkable aeration pond at a paper and pulp plant takes on otherworldly qualities. It's actually science at work as microbes and nutrients further reduce the presence of organic substances in the wastewater.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2018
Date Uploaded: 06.2019
Photo Location: Brunswick, Georgia, United States of America
Camera: FC6310
Copyright: © Michael Milner