Oceans, microbes, and global climate change

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Danovaro, Roberto (2016)
  • Publisher: Collège de France
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4000/annuaire-cdf.12018
  • Subject: ocean | global climate change
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Sea-surface warming, sea-ice melting and related freshening, changes in circulation and mixing regimes, and ocean acidification induced by the present climate changes are modifying marine ecosystem structure and function and have the potential to alter the cycling of carbon and nutrients in surface oceans. Changing climate has direct and indirect consequences on marine life and on microbial components. Prokaryotes (Bacteria and Archaea), viruses and other microbial life forms are impacted by ...
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