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Salinity and Water Activity Related Zonation of Microbial Communities and Potential Stromatolites of the Gavish Sabkha

  • Gisela Gerdes
  • Wolfgang E. Krumbein
  • Elisabeth Holtkamp
Part of the Ecological Studies book series (ECOLSTUD, volume 53)

Abstract

Laminated microbial mats are found in a variety of extreme environments, including hypersaline ecosystems, thermal hot springs, deserts, and even permanently ice-covered lakes in the Antarctic (Bauld 1981 a, b, Borowitzka 1981, Brock 1978, Castenholz 1973, Y. Cohen et al. 1977 b, c, Horodyski 1977 a, Javor 1979, Krumbein et al. 1977, Krumbein and Lange-Giele 1979, Parker et al. 1981, Wright and Burton 1981).

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gisela Gerdes
  • Wolfgang E. Krumbein
  • Elisabeth Holtkamp

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