SPRUCE South End 16S Amplicon from ingrowth peat and sand cores

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This data set provides the 16S microbial community composition via DNA sequence analysis from ingrowth peat and sand cores at the South End bog in 2013. These samples were collected outside the experimental enclosures and are pre-treatment with no experimental manipulation. These are part of the Spruce and Peatlands Under Changing Environments (SPRUCE) experiment. Samples were extracted using a Qiagen Power Soil Kit according to manufacture protocols. Sequencing was completed at Argonne National Lab Environmental Sample Preparation and Sequencing Facility (https://www.anl.gov/bio/environmental-sample-preparation-and-sequencing…), following the protocol for Earth Microbiome described by Caporaso, J. et al 2012.

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As Integrative Research Scientist, Dr. Hofmockel develops the overall science and technology strategy for EMSL in collaboration with the Deputy Directors. Responsible for EMSL’s Strategic Science Area in collaboration with the Deputy Directors. Is the interface with BER and the user community for...

Earth Scientist at PNNL Disciplines and Skills: Biogeochemical Cycles Carbon Cycle Isotopes Microbial Communities Microbial Ecology Microbiology Microbiome Science Nitrogen Education: Morningside College : Bachelor of Science, Biology