Halotolerant Aerobic Heterotrophic Bacteria from the Great Salt Plains of Oklahoma


The Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge (SPNWR) near Cherokee, Oklahoma, contains a barren salt flat where Permian brine rises to the surface and evaporates under dry conditions to leave a crust of white salt. Rainfall events dissolve the salt crust and create ephemeral streams and ponds. The rapidly changing salinity and high surface temperatures… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00248-004-0211-7


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