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Deep sub-surface

Sass, Henrik and Parkes, Ronald John 2011. Deep sub-surface. In: Schmidt, Thomas M. and Schaechter, Moselio eds. Topics in Ecological and Environmental Microbiology, Academic Press, pp. 393-407.

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Marine sediments cover 70% of the Earth’s surface, contain the largest reservoir of organic matter and significant fossil fuels. These sediments have recently been found to be a major microbial habitat to at least 1 km depth. Unique prokaryotic groups are present using ancient organic matter and geosphere energy sources.

Item Type: Book Section
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Earth and Ocean Sciences
Subjects: Q Science > QE Geology
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780123838780
Funders: NERC
Last Modified: 02 Jun 2019 22:51

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