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16s rRNA sequence of filtered physical sample (DNASAMP)

Microbial DNA is measured as the 16s rRNA sequence of filtered physical seawater sample. The Particulate DNA Sampler filters a volume of seawater (2-micron filter) and preserves the particulate matter for genetic analysis of microbial communities after the instrument is recovered.

Instrument Classes

The following instrument classes include this data product:

Typical Units
no direct datastream to OOI

Sampling Regime
Seafloor/Crust