How climate change affects microbial life below the seafloor

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Sediments from the deep sea give insight into the dynamics of the deep biosphere. This “Deep Biosphere”, reaching several hundred metres below the seafloor, is exclusively inhabited by microbes and is generally considered as stable. Nevertheless, only little is known about how this system developed over millennia and how this microbial life influences the cycling of carbon in the oceans....
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