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Award: OCE-0939564

Award Title: Center for Dark Energy Biosphere Investigations (C-DEBI)
Funding Source: 
NSF Division of Ocean Sciences (NSF OCE)
Program Manager: 
NSF Research Results Report: for award 0939564 
Principal Investigator: Jan P. Amend (University of Southern California)
Co-Principal Investigator(s): James P Cowen, Andrew T Fisher, Steven L D'Hondt, C. Geoffrey Wheat, Julie A Huber
Programs funded by this award
Projects funded by this award
Project Data Management Plan
Determination of deep biosphere cell activity and identity utilizing the state of the art low-biomass, single cell techniques developed at JAMSTEC in their class 10,000 clean room DMP_CDEBI_OCE-0939564_Trembath-Reichert.pdf
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A Lost City-type hydrothermal system in readily accessible, shallow water
A new marine sediment sample preparation scheme for solution 31P NMR analysis
Activity-based cell-sorting and enrichment of newly synthesized proteins via amino acid tagging and click chemistry
Alternative carbon fixation strategies in the model organism Thermovibrio ammonificans: A model system to study energy limitation in the deep biosphere
An in-depth analysis of the subvent biosphere within the Okinawa backarc basin Iheya North hydrothermal field DMP_C-DEBI_OCE-0939564_Brandt.pdf
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Bioenergetic influences upon carbon flow in alkaliphilic sulfate-reducing microbial populations with relevance to the subsurface biosphere at the Lost City Hydrothermal Field
Buried alive: Microbial responses to sediment flux with implications for the deep biosphere
Characterizing subseafloor life and environments in the Guaymas Basin
Constraints on microbial biogeography in hydrothermally active sediments of Guaymas Basin: Energetic limits, physical stressors, and upward compression of metabolic zones
Deep phylogenetic and metagenomic analysis of microbial diversity associated with ferromanganese nodules collected from the South Pacific Gyre
Defining the interplay between oxygen, organic carbon, and metabolism in subseafloor sediment communities
Direct Access to the Serpentinite Subsurface: a Biogeochemical Investigation of Fluids to Characterize a Unique Habitat
Discovering pathways for organic matter breakdown in deep subsurface sediments using detailed gene homologue analysis of metagenomes
EPR 9 North Plume Particles
Exploring of the Ecological Role(s) of Marine Fungi in the Deep Subseafloor
Functional gene diversity and expression in methane-hydrate bearing deep subsurface sediments
Functional gene diversity and expression in ocean crust microbial communities
Functional potential of the uncultivated Candidate Phylum OP9 from deep Antarctic marine sediments using single cell genome techniques
Genetic diversity and distribution of microbes colonizing igneous minerals and glasses incubated in IODP Hole 1301A on the eastern flank of the Juan de Fuca Ridge
Genomic analyses and microbial cultivations in unexplored sub-seafloor ridge flank and continental margin environments
Identifying the controls on biological activity in serpentinites
Identifying the Mechanisms and Limits of the Microbial Enhancement of Olivine Dissolution
Investigating a mysterious ammonium flux and its relation to the microbial community DMP_D'Hondt_OCE-0939564.pdf
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Investigating microbial activities driving organic matter transformations in the deep subsurface
IODP Expedition 336- Mid-Atlantic Ridge Microbiology
Lau Basin low temperature geomicrobiology
Metagenomic analysis of microbial CpG methylation in Delaware estuarine riverbank sediment
Metagenomic and metatranscriptomic analysis of the Tonga Trench: a comparative study of microbial diversity and metabolic potential from surface waters to below seafloor
Metagenomic signatures in seafloor rocks and subsurface sediments: East Pacific Rise and Loihi Seamount
Microbiology and biogeochemistry of Juan de Fuca Ridge flank borehole fluids
Novel peptidases in subsurface sediments: Activities and substrate specificities
Oceanic Basement Subsurface Ecosystem: Research on Viral Ecology and Diversity
Passing electrons through marine sediments: Cultivation and characterization of microbes that utilize extracellular electron transports
Phosphorus cycling in ridge-flank sediments
Potential phosphorus uptake mechanisms of the deep sedimentary biosphere
Primary productivity in young, oxic oceanic crust: rates of activity and autotrophic groups in subsurface and seafloor-exposed basalts from North Pond, Mid-Atlantic Ridge
Proteomic profiling of neutrophilic, iron-oxidizing Mariprofundus ferrooxydans, strain PV-1
Quantifying the contribution of the deep biosphere in the marine sediment carbon cycle using deep-sea sediment cores from the Baltic Sea DMP_20140122_KarenGLloyd.pdf
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Studying genomic and population biology of dehalogenating Chloroflexi in deep sea sediments by single cell sorting and single cell genome amplification
The Dorado Outcrop low-temperature ridge flank environment
Viral genetic richness and functions that shape the microbial community at the Juan de Fuca Ridge
Working around drilling contamination in deep cores: Costa Rica Margin DMP_Martino_OCE-0939564.pdf
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World-wide exploration of microbial eukaryote diversity and activity in the marine subsurface
Datasets funded by this award