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Mesocosms of California Grassland

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By manipulating different environmental variables, mesocosms of California grassland are used to study the changing composition and activities of soil microbial communities.

Credit or Source: University of California, Berkeley

Citation(s):

US DOE. 2011. Biological Systems Research on the Role of Microbial Communities in Carbon Cycling, , US Department of Energy Office of Science. (p. 1) (PDF)

Prepared by the Biological and Environmental Research Information System, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, genomicscience.energy.gov/ and genomics.energy.gov/.