Using in situ voltammetry as a tool to identify and characterize habitats of iron-oxidizing bacteria: from fresh water wetlands to hydrothermal vent sites.

  title={Using in situ voltammetry as a tool to identify and characterize habitats of iron-oxidizing bacteria: from fresh water wetlands to hydrothermal vent sites.},
  author={Daniel J. MacDonald and Alyssa J. Findlay and Sean M. McAllister and Joshua T. Jeffrey B. Bishal Matthew Anne Sandeep Barnett and Patricia Hredzak-Showalter and Sean T. Krepski and Shane G Cone and Jarrod J. Scott and Sarah K Bennett and Clara S. Chan and David W. Emerson and George W. Luther III},
  journal={Environmental science. Processes \& impacts},
  volume={16 9},
Iron-oxidizing bacteria (FeOB) likely play a large role in the biogeochemistry of iron, making the detection and understanding of the biogeochemical processes FeOB are involved in of critical importance. By deploying our in situ voltammetry system, we are able to measure a variety of redox species, specifically Fe(ii) and O2, simultaneously. This technique provides significant advantages in both characterizing the environments in which microaerophilic FeOB are found, and finding diverse… 

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