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(C-DEBI), a National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded
Science and Technology Center on the deep subseafloor
biosphere. Our mission is to explore life beneath
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On September 28, 2013, the Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies (WIES) community lost one of our recent graduates. Victoria J. Bertics passed away after a courageous battle with breast cancer, at age 31.
In Vicky’s honor, the Wrigley Institute seeks your support to establish a graduate summer fellowship fund for student research at the Wrigley Marine Science Center. This fellowship will honor Vicky’s legacy at the WMSC and her impact on the scientific community. If you would like to donate, please contact Roberta Marinelli (firstname.lastname@example.org) for additional information on how your gift will be directed.
Please see the website for more information.
C-DEBI seeks nominations for the next three speakers for this program. Potential speakers can be nominated by colleagues, mentors, or those mentored by C-DEBI participants; they can also self nominate. Selected C-DEBI Networked Speakers will make a presentation online, using video conferencing tools, with assistance from the C-DEBI main office at USC. Presentations are to be about 30 minutes in length, with time allocated for questions and discussion.
For more information about the Speaker Series and nomination request, please see: http://www.darkenergybiosphere.org/resources/speakerseries.html.
Pele's pit trap
from FEMO 2007
JOIDES Resolution photo by
W. Crawford, IODP/TAMU
CORK photo by K. Becker,
December 2, 2013 Issue
IODP 327 Proceedings
Jungbluth et al. C-DEBI Contribution 181
Data report: microbial diversity in sediment near Grizzly Bare Seamount in Holes U1363B and U1363G
Meyer and Huber. C-DEBI Contribution 180
Stain-level genomic variation in natural populations of Lebetimonas from an erupting deep-sea volcano
Orcutt et al.
(pp. 22, 26)
IODP Workshop Report: Deep Biosphere Research in the IODP
Arndt et al. C-DEBI Contribution 182.
Quantifying the degradation of organic matter in marine sediments: A review and synthesis
Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta
LaRowe et al. C-DEBI Contribution 178
Modeling microbial reaction rates in a submarine hydrothermal vent chimney wall
MBL Press Release
Julie Huber to Lead Research Expedition to Deep-Sea Volcano
Orcutt et al. C-DEBI Contribution 166
Oxygen consumption rates in subseafloor basaltic crust derived from a reaction transport model
Lloyd et al. C-DEBI Contribution 177
Predominant archaea in marine sediments degrade detrital proteins
Arnosti et al.
C-DEBI Contribution 175
Extracellular enzymes in terrestrial, freshwater, and marine environments: perspectives on system variability and common research needs
December 7-December 23, 2013
to Sail with IODP
American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting
San Francisco, California, USA
January 15-16, 2014
C-DEBI Site Review
Los Angeles, California, USA