Study Detail

TitleMicrobial diversity in a uranium contaminated environment assessed by culture dependent and independent methodologies: the Urgeiriça mine as a case study
Study TypeOther
Abstract An evaluation of the impact of mining activities in the microbial community structure of a former uranium mine (Urgeiriça, Central Portugal) was performed by a culture dependent and independent approach. Samples of water and sediments were collected from 4 relevant sites in the Urgeiriça mine area. .. [more]
Description An evaluation of the impact of mining activities in the microbial community structure of a former uranium mine (Urgeiriça, Central Portugal) was performed by a culture dependent and independent approach. Samples of water and sediments were collected from 4 relevant sites in the Urgeiriça mine area. .. [more]
Center NameInstituto do Mar IMAR-CMA, Portugal