subsurface microbiomes

The Outsized Role of Soil Microbes

by Steve Koppes-Argonne National Laboratory News Office

Three scientists have proposed a new approach to better understand the role of soil organic matter in long-term carbon storage and its response to changes in global climate and atmospheric chemistry

New Lab Project Explores Uncharted Environmental Frontier of Subsurface Ecogenomics

by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
The key to a better understanding of the carbon cycle, the flow of contaminants, even the sustainable growth of biofuel crops, starts with the ground beneath your feet. More specifically, it starts with the genomes of the microbes that live in the water and sediment beneath your feet.