Environmental impacts on the diversity of methane-cycling microbes and their resultant function

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Aronson, Emma L.; Allison, Steven D.; Helliker, Brent R.;
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Journal: volume 4issn: 1664-302X, eissn: 1664-302X
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3743065, doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2013.00225
  • Subject: Methanotroph | Review Land-Use Change | Mob | Review Article | Rice Field Soil | Colorado Shortgrass Steppe | Ch4 Mixing Ratios | Microbiology | Nitrous-Oxide Fluxes | Soil | Carbon-Dioxide | Biogeochemistry | Ch4 | Soil-Atmosphere Exchange | review | Trace Gas Fluxes | Methanotrophic Bacteria | Methane | Life Sciences | Temperate Forest Soil

Methane is an important anthropogenic greenhouse gas that is produced and consumed in soils by microorganisms responding to micro-environmental conditions. Current estimates show that soil consumption accounts for 5–15% of methane removed from the atmosphere on an annua... View more
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