Andaman Sea Deep Marine Sediment Field Study uri icon

DCO ID 11121/3694-2021-1201-9494-CC

open to journalists

  • Yes

running title

  • Andaman Sea Deep Marine Sediment


  • This Census of Deep Life grant examined the relationship of microbial community diversity to environmental parameters in deep methane hydrate-bearing marine sediments. Analysis of the microbial communities using deep DNA sequencing technology provided an assessment of the key microbes in these samples where microbially-produced methane accumulates in hydrates.

date/time interval

  • May 1, 2010 - January 1, 2015