Field report from the LOMROG III expedition

Published 25-08-2012

The search for bioactive Arctic marine bacteria - Field report, LOMROG III expedition

The icebreaker Oden is north of the 89th latitude and solid ice covers the sea. Some of the geologists on board the Oden are retrieving a sample of the sea bed using a technique called 'piston coring' and while their interest concerns the sediment deposits which make up the seabed itself, my interest is the microorganisms which have made a home in the Arctic mud.

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