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DISCOVRE - Diversity, Systematics and Connectivity of Vulnerable Reef Ecosystems Project:

Microbial Ecology of Deep-Sea Coral Ecosystems

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DISCOVRE Project

The Microbial Ecology of Deep-Sea Coral Ecosystems task of the DISCOVRE project is focused on the identification, characterization, and enumeration of the microbial communities present in corals and sediments in these habitats, including sites in the Gulf of Mexico and deepwater canyons off the eastern coast of the United States. Read more in the Overview.

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Sept 11–16, 2016: Chris Kellogg will be speaking at the 6th International Symposium on Deep-Sea Corals in Boston, MA. http://deepseacoral.org

July 9–19, 2016: June 19–24, 2016: Chris Kellogg attended the 13th International Coral Reef Symposium in Honolulu, Hawaii, to give a talk about the biogeography of the cold-water coral Lophelia pertusa in the Gulf of Mexico.

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