Ultraviolet Ecolgy

R.I. Mateles rmateles at candida.com
Tue Mar 20 21:38:15 EST 2001


How far down does UV penetrate?  I'd imagine that most of the marine
bacteria are going to be on/near the bottom or attached to solid particles
in the water, and these particles might also shade any bacteria.

Rich Mateles


"Matt" <mattsn at interchange.ubc.ca> wrote in message
news:996t2a$co1$1 at nntp.itservices.ubc.ca...
> Hello all,
>
> I am currently putting together a website specifically on the effects of
> ultraviolet radiation on marine bacteria, and on marine bacterial
> communities. I am interested in both the effects of UV radiation at the
> cellular and genetic level (such as mortality, genetic repair processes,
> photoremediation) and the effects on ecology and community composition. I
am
> currently searching the literature on this topic, and am coming up with
> somewhat scattered results. If anyone knows of any good sources of
> information for this project, or of any particularly good authors in this
> area, I'd really appreciate your input.
>
> Thanks a lot!
>
> Matt Sniatynski
> UBC Department of Biology
>
>





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