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


Data Product Specification

Not Available