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Pioneer Microbial Communities of the Fimmvörðuháls Lava Flow, Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland

The data set is sequences of microorganisms that were isolated or determined by direct DNA extraction from the Eyjafjallajökull Iceland lava flows. The data is held in BLAST as follows: Clone 16S...

Microbial Response to Low Concentrations of Oxygen in a Carbon Dioxide Storage Environment

EngD thesis describing experiments carried out using a variety of sandstones. This thesis investigates the microbial response to 10 ppm oxygen and 100ppm oxygen in experiments representing deep...

Soil microbial potential enzyme activities in fertilised plots in the Central Amazon, 2018

The data consists of potential activity of enzymes released by microorganisms in soils of old growth forests in the Central Amazon. Soils were sampled in January 2018, seven months after nutrient...

Porewater and microbial community properties of permeable riverbed sediments across the south of England, 2018

[This dataset is embargoed until December 31, 2022]. This dataset contains in-stream measurements of sediment porewater nutrients, nitrification rates (and the fraction which is either fully...

Microbial enzyme activities under experimental drought and warming at Clocaenog forest and Peaknaze Moor (2012)

This data consist of measurements on soil microbial enzyme activity of six hydrolytic enzymes and related soil measurements from the experimental field sites at Clocaenog forest and Peaknaze....

QICS Data: Effect of a controlled sub-seabed release of CO2 in Ardmucknish Bay on microbial activity (2012 - 2014)

The response of the benthic microbial community to a controlled sub-seabed CO2 leak was assessed using quantitative PCR measurements of benthic bacterial, archaeal and cyanobacteria/chloroplast 16S...

Soil physical, chemical and microbial properties from a field experiment in the Conwy Valley, North Wales, UK (2015)

General soil chemical, physical and microbial properties are presented for soil samples at six depths collected from a field experiment in the Conwy catchment. Samples were collected in May...

Alpine grassland soil microbial and biogeochemical data from a snow manipulation experiment in Hohe Mut, Austria, 2017

Data comprise soil microbial and biogeochemical data collected during a snow manipulation experiment on the summit of Hohe Mut (2650 m) near Obergurgl, in the Austrian Alps (lat. 46.84862, long....

Post-fire microbial data (16S DNA) from burned peat soil on the Stalybridge estate (UK), October 2018

This dataset contains information on the Bacterial Amplicon Sequence Variant (ASV) abundance from peat soil sampled following a wildfire on the Stalybridge estate (UK) in June 2020. Samples were...

Carbon Isotopic Signatures of Microbial Lipids in Geothermal Deposits: Elucidating Thermophilic Ecology (NERC Grant NE/K006169/1)

Carbon Isotopic Signatures of Microbial Lipids in Geothermal Deposits: Elucidating Thermophilic Ecology. Lipid biomarkers were extracted and fractionated using standard methods. They were analysed...

Microbial enrichment experiments (unsuccessful) from core samples SSK111460 and SSK111461 from UKGEOS Glasgow Observatory, borehole GGC01

Loan IDA number - IDA271576. No data was obtained for microbial cultivation experiments with core samples SSK111460 and SSK111461 from UKGEOS Glasgow Observatory, borehole GGC01. Samples and data...

Microbial DNA extraction and PCR from core samples SSK111456 and SSK111457 from UKGEOS Glasgow Observatory borehole GGC01

Loan IDA number IDA271576. Microbial DNA concentrations from DNA extraction using Qiagen PowerSoil Pro DNA Extraction kit and subsequent PCR from shale and sandstone core samples collected and...

Measurements of respiration and microbial assimilation of carbon substrates and priming of soil organic matter mineralisation in tropical lowland and montane forest soils

This dataset includes measurements of microbial community composition by phospholipid fatty acid (PLFA) analysis, soil respiration (Carbon dioxide (CO2)), soil physico-chemical properties and 13C...

Soil microbial community resilience data from Sourhope field experiment site, Scotland, 2001 [NERC Soil Biodiversity Programme]

This set of data describes resilience in microbial communities in samples taken at the Sourhope experimental site in 2001 by the Scottish Crop Research Institute, the University of Aberdeen and...

Alpine grassland soil microbial and biogeochemical data from a climate change and shrub expansion experiment in Tyrol, Austria, July 2019

Data comprise soil microbial and biogeochemical data collected during a climate and vegetation change experiment conducted across three valleys in Tyrol, in the Austrian Alps. Sites were located...

Modernising Medical Microbiology COMPASS system (MMM-COMPASS)

Combining patient data (time, place, diagnosis, and contact data) with microbial sequencing data for patient benefit.

Hydrocarbon and microbial community data from contaminated beaches in Salamina and the Athens Riviera following the Agia Zoni II Oil Spill (2017-2018)

These data were collected from surface sediments (0-5 cm) at sites located along the Athens Riviera and Salamina coastline, Greece. The sediments came from both oil-contaminated (via Agia Zoni II...

Data from Chicxulub crater (NERC grant NE/P006736/1)

Cell count data from the Chicxulub crater. Grant abstract: The deep subsurface is recognised to be an environment that supports a large and diverse microbial biosphere, and yet we still know very...

Plant biomass, soil conditions and stable isotope concentrations in soil, roots and shoots from a microcosm experiment [NERC Soil Biodiversity Programme]

Data collected include: plant (shoot and root) biomass, a range of soil conditions including mycorrhizal abundance, microbial biomass carbon & nitrogen, soil extractable ammonia, soil...

QICS Paper: Rapid response of the active microbial community to CO2 exposure from a controlled sub-seabed CO2 leak in Ardmucknish Bay (Oban, Scotland)

The response of the benthic microbial community to a controlled sub-seabed CO2 leak was assessed using quantitative PCR measurements of benthic bacterial, archaeal and cyanobacteria/chloroplast 16S...