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Microbes in a sea of sinking particles


Boyd, PW and Kennedy, F, Microbes in a sea of sinking particles, Nature Microbiology pp. 1-2. ISSN 2058-5276 (2021) [Letter or Note in Journal]

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DOI: doi:10.1038/s41564-021-01005-8


Mimicking microbial degradation of sinking marine particles in the laboratory reveals a complex relationship between settling and decomposition rates that informs our view on how the oceanís biological carbon pump is controlled.

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Item Type:Letter or Note in Journal
Keywords:microbe, marine snow, attenuation, biological carbon pump
Research Division:Biological Sciences
Research Group:Microbiology
Research Field:Microbial ecology
Objective Division:Environmental Management
Objective Group:Management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean environments
Objective Field:Antarctic and Southern Ocean oceanic processes
UTAS Author:Boyd, PW (Professor Philip Boyd)
UTAS Author:Kennedy, F (Dr Fraser Kennedy)
ID Code:147859
Year Published:2021
Deposited By:Ecology and Biodiversity
Deposited On:2021-11-18
Last Modified:2021-11-18

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