Evidence and characteristics of a diverse and metabolically active microbial community in deep subsurface clay borehole water.

@article{Wouters2013EvidenceAC,
  title={Evidence and characteristics of a diverse and metabolically active microbial community in deep subsurface clay borehole water.},
  author={Katinka Wouters and Hugo Moors and Patrick Boven and Natalie Leys},
  journal={FEMS microbiology ecology},
  year={2013},
  volume={86 3},
  pages={458-73}
}
The Boom Clay in Belgium is investigated in the context of geological nuclear waste disposal, making use of the High Activity Disposal Experimental Site (HADES) underground research facility. This facility, located in the Boom Clay at a depth of 225 m below the surface, offers a unique access to a microbial community in an environment, of which all… CONTINUE READING