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Methanogenesis in the Marine Environment

  1. Kevin R. Sowers1,
  2. James G. Ferry2

Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0471263397.env226

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

How to Cite

Sowers, K. R. and Ferry, J. G. 2003. Methanogenesis in the Marine Environment. Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, Baltimore, Maryland

  2. 2

    The Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2003


  • The Role of Oceans in the Global Methane Cycle

  • Diversity and Phylogeny of Marine Methanogens

  • The Methane Carbon Cycle in Marine Habitats

  • Biotechnological Applications of Marine Methanogenesis


  • biotechnology;
  • marine environments;
  • marine methanogens;
  • methanogenesis;
  • methanogens, biotechnological applications