AQUACOSM TA/ KOSMOS-Peru 2020 mesocosm campaign

Project: EU

Project Details

Description

The project targets measurements of nitrogenase activity, combined with amplicon sequencing and flow cytometer analyses of anoxigenic phototrophs, and will test for a special form of nitrogen fixation in the nitrogen deficient Humboldt upwelling system.
Short titleAnoxygenic phototrophs: new players in nitrogen cycling in OMZs
AcronymAPHOTIC
StatusActive
Effective start/end date01/01/2020 → …

Keywords

  • enhanced upwelling
  • Humboldt upwelling
  • nitrogen fixation