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Title: Biogeochemical aspects of the anaerobic oxidation of methane in diffusive ocean margin sediments
Author: Aquilina, Alfred
ISNI:       0000 0004 2679 1154
Awarding Body: University of Bristol
Current Institution: University of Bristol
Date of Award: 2009
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Ocean margin sediments are an extensive reservoir of methane, but methane release from these settings to the atmosphere is only a minor component of the global atmospheric methane budget, because of subsurface consumption by the anaerobicoxidation of methane (AOM). In this study, a combined geochemical and metagenomic approach was adopted to provide insight on the microbial communities responsible for AOM in diffusive methane settings and to investigate the effects of AOM on the sediment solid phase.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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