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Nitrogen Fixation in the Marine Environment

  1. Jonathan P. Zehr1,
  2. Douglas G. Capone2

Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0471263397.env233

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

How to Cite

Zehr, J. P. and Capone, D. G. 2003. Nitrogen Fixation in the Marine Environment. Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of California, Santa Cruz, California

  2. 2

    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

Abstract

  • Brief Review of Nitrogenase Biochemistry and Genetics

  • The Diversity of Marine Nitrogen-Fixing Microorganisms

  • Factors that Regulate Nitrogen Fixation Rates

  • Ecology of Nitrogen Fixation

  • Measuring Nitrogen Fixation Rates

Keywords:

  • cyanobacterial mats and nitrogen fixation;
  • marine environment;
  • nitrogen cycle;
  • nitrogen fixation;
  • nitrogen fixation in the marine environment;
  • nitrogen fixation measurement;
  • sediments, nitrogen fixation in