Methanogenesis in an impacted and two dystrophic coastal lagoons (Macaé, Brazil)

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André Luiz dos Santos Furtado ; Peter Casper ; Francisco de Assis Esteves (2002)
  • Publisher: Instituto de Tecnologia do Paraná (Tecpar)
  • Journal: Brazilian Archives of Biology and Technology (issn: 1516-8913, eissn: 1678-4324)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/S1516-89132002000200011
  • Subject: Biotechnology | Coastal lagoon | methane | sediment | nutrients | TP248.13-248.65

This study investigated the methanogenic activity in sediment of the Imboacica (human impacted), Cabiúnas and Comprida coastal lagoons in Rio de Janeiro State (Brazil). Methane was not detected in water and sediment samples from the three lagoons. The measured nutrient ... View more
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