Temporal and spatial response of bacterioplankton lineages to annual convective overturn at the Bermuda Atlantic Time‐series Study site

  title={Temporal and spatial response of bacterioplankton lineages to annual convective overturn at the Bermuda Atlantic Time‐series Study site},
  author={Robert M. Morris and Kevin L. Vergin and Jang-Cheon Cho and Michael S. Rapp{\'e} and Craig A. Carlson and Stephen J. Giovannoni},
  journal={Limnology and Oceanography},
We used terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism (T‐RFLP), clone library, phylogenetic, and bulk nucleic acid hybridization analyses to identify and characterize spatial and temporal patterns in marine bacterioplankton communities at the Bermuda Atlantic Time‐series Study (BATS) site. Nonmetric multidimensional scaling of monthly surface and 200‐m bacterial 16S rDNA T‐RFLP fragments from 1992 to 2002 revealed temporal trends in bacterial community structure in different depth horizons… 

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