Genomic perspectives in microbial oceanography

@article{Delong2005GenomicPI,
  title={Genomic perspectives in microbial oceanography},
  author={Edward F. Delong and David M. Karl},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2005},
  volume={437},
  pages={336-342}
}
The global ocean is an integrated living system where energy and matter transformations are governed by interdependent physical, chemical and biotic processes. Although the fundamentals of ocean physics and chemistry are well established, comprehensive approaches to describing and interpreting oceanic microbial diversity and processes are only now emerging. In particular, the application of genomics to problems in microbial oceanography is significantly expanding our understanding of marine… Expand

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