Stream hydrological fragmentation drives bacterioplankton community composition

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Fazi, Stefano; Vázquez Garcia, Eusebi; Ortega Casamayor, Emilio; Amalfitano, Stefano; Butturini, Andrea;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: volume 8,issue 5eissn: 1932-6203
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3669313, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0064109
  • Subject: Research Article | Freshwater Environments | Earth Sciences | Mediterrània (Mar) | Plàncton | Species Diversity | Global Change Ecology | Microbial Ecology | Mediterranean Sea | Ecology | Microbiologia aquàtica | Bioindicators | Plankton | Aquatic Environments | Ecologia fluvial | Stream ecology | Biology | Biodiversity | Geochemistry | Ecological Risk | Community Ecology | Microbiology | Ecological Environments | Ecological Metrics | Biogeochemistry | Water microbiology | Biogeoquímica | Environmental Sciences

In Mediterranean intermittent streams, the hydrological fragmentation in summer and the successive water flow re-convergence in autumn allow exploring how local processes shape the microbial community within the same habitat. The objectives of this study were to determi... View more
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