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.
The following instrument classes include this data product:
- Particulate DNA Sampler (PPSDN)
no direct datastream to OOI
Data Product Specification