Microbial Ecology of IODP Site U1387 - Population Response to Dynamic Depositional Environments Project uri icon

DCO ID 11121/7793-1036-9468-5099-CC


  • IODP Site U1387 is a unique location to study microbial assemblage in relation to varying depositional environment. Its distal location to the Mediterranean Outflow has exposed it to a dynamic history of changing currents, water masses, and turbidite events. We will investigate potential effects of these events on the down-core microbial community via 16S rRNA sequencing of bacteria and archaea.

date/time interval

  • November 2014 - November 2016