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Productivity, metabolism and physiology of free-living Chemoautotrophic Epsilonproteobacteria
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
Chemoautotrophic ecosystems at deep-sea hydrothermal vents were discovered in 1977, but not until 1995 were free-living autotrophic Epsilonproteobacteria identified as important microbial community members. Because the ...
Evolutionary and ecological genomics in deep-sea organisms
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
Hydrothermal vents and coral ecosystems are conspicuous biological hot spots in the deep-sea. These ecosystems face increasing threats from human activities. Having thorough taxonomic inventories as well as understanding ...
Faunal biogeography, community structure, and genetic connectivity of North Atlantic seamounts
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)
The mechanisms of faunal dispersal across ocean basins are key unknowns toward understanding of the modern biogeography and biodiversity of deep-sea fauna. Seamounts are considered to play a defining role in faunal evolution, ...