Dominance of particle-attached bacteria in the Columbia River estuary, USA

@article{Crump1998DominanceOP,
  title={Dominance of particle-attached bacteria in the Columbia River estuary, USA},
  author={Byron C. Crump and John A. Baross and Charles A. Simenstad},
  journal={Aquatic Microbial Ecology},
  year={1998},
  volume={14},
  pages={7-18}
}
Particle-attached bacteria are a central component of the detrital food web of many turbid coastal and estuarine ecosystems. The Columbia River estuary, at the terminus of a 660000 km 2 water­ shed in northwestern North America, is a turbid, partially mixed system that has a flushing time of 1 to 3 d. Several large, well-defined estuarine turbidity maxima (ETM) extend the residence time ot both mineral and organic pcuticles transported through the estuary. Water samples collected in the North… Expand
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