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The ocean sampling day consortium

Kopf, A. and Bicak, M. and Kottmann, R. and Schnetzer, J. and Kostadinov, I. and Lehmann, K. and Fernandez-Guerra, A. and Jeanthon, C. and Rahav, E. and Ullrich, M. and Wichels, A. and Gerdts, G. and Polymenakou, P. and Kotoulas, G. and Siam, R. and Abdallah, R.Z. and Sonnenschein, E.C. and Cariou, T. and O'Gara, F. and Jackson, S. and Orlic, S. and Steinke, M. and Busch, J. and Duarte, B. and Cacador, I. and Canning-Clode, J. and Bobrova, O. and Marteinsson, V. and Reynisson, E. and Loureiro, C.M. and Luna, G.M. and Quero, G.M. and Loscher, C.R. and Kremp, A. and DeLorenzo, M.E. and Ovreas, L. and Tolman, J. and LaRoche, J. and Penna, A. and Frischer, M. and Davis, T. and Katherine, B. and Meyer, C.P. and Ramos, S. and Magalhaes, C. and Jude-Lemeilleur, F. and Aguirre-Macedo, M.L. and Wang, S. and Poulton, N. and Jones, S. and Collin, R. and Fuhrman, J.A. and Conan, P. and Alonso, C. and Stambler, N. and Goodwin, K. and Yakimov, M.M. and Baltar, F. and Bodrossy, L. and Van De Kamp, J. and Frampton, D.M.F. and Ostrowski, M. and Van Ruth, P. and Malthouse, P. and Claus, S. and Deneudt, K. and Mortelmans, J. and Pitois, S. and Wallom, D. and Salter, I. and Costa, R. and Schroeder, D.C. and Kandil, M.M. and Amaral, V. and Biancalana, F. and Santana, R. and Pedrotti, M.L. and Yoshida, T. and Ogata, H. and Ingleton, T. and Munnik, K. and Rodriguez-Ezpeleta, N. and Berteaux-Lecellier, V. and Wecker, P. and Cancio, I. and Vaulot, D. and Bienhold, C. and Ghazal, H. and Chaouni, B. and Essayeh, S. and Ettamimi, S. and Zaid, E. and Boukhatem, N. and Bouali, A. and Chahboune, R. and Barrijal, S. and Timinouni, M. and El Otmani, F. and Bennani, M. and Mea, M. and Todorova, N. and Karamfilov, V. and ten Hoopen, P. and Cochrane, G. and L'Haridon, S. and Bizsel, K.C. and Vezzi, A. and Lauro, F.M. and Martin, P. and Jensen, R.M. and Hinks, J. and Gebbels, S. and Rosselli, R. and De Pascale, F. and Schiavon, R. and dos Santos, A. and Villar, E. and Pesant, S. and Cataletto, B. and Malfatti, F. and Edirisinghe, R. and Silveira, J.A.H. and Barbier, M. and Turk, V. and Tinta, T. and Fuller, W.J. and Salihoglu, I. and Serakinci, N. and Ergoren, M.C. and Bresnan, E. and Iriberri, J. and Nyhus, P.A.F. and Bente, E. and Karlsen, H.E. and Golyshin, P.N. and Gasol, J.M. and Moncheva, S. and Dzhembekova, N. and Johnson, Z. and Sinigalliano, C.D. and Gidley, M.L. and Zingone, A. and Danovaro, R. and Tsiamis, G. (2015) The ocean sampling day consortium. Giga Science, 4 (27). DOI: 10.1186/s13742-015-0066-5

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Abstract

Ocean Sampling Day was initiated by the EU-funded Micro B3 (Marine Microbial Biodiversity, Bioinformatics, Biotechnology) project to obtain a snapshot of the marine microbial biodiversity and function of the world�s oceans. It is a simultaneous global mega-sequencing campaign aiming to generate the largest standardized microbial data set in a single day. This will be achievable only through the coordinated efforts of an Ocean Sampling Day Consortium, supportive partnerships and networks between sites. This commentary outlines the establishment, function and aims of the Consortium and describes our vision for a sustainable study of marine microbial communities and their embedded functional traits.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Research Publications
Departments: College of Natural Sciences > School of Biological Sciences
Date Deposited: 22 Jan 2016 03:19
Last Modified: 26 Jan 2016 03:49
URI: http://e.bangor.ac.uk/id/eprint/6125
Identification Number: DOI: 10.1186/s13742-015-0066-5
Publisher: Biomed Central
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