Nutritive effect of dust on microbial biodiversity and productivity of the Arabian Gulf

Mohammad A. A. Al-Najjar, Christopher Munday, Artur Fink, Mohamed A.R. Abdel-Moati, Waleed Hamza, Laura Korte, , Ibrahim S. Al-Ansari, Ibrahim Al-Maslamani & Dirk De Beer
The Arabian Gulf is exposed to intensive dust storms during summer until early winter. We investigated the nutritive effect of the dust on microbial biodiversity of the water column and the productivity of the Gulf. We collected samples from three sites in a transect perpendicular to the shore in March (before the strong dust storms) and in October (after the dust season) in 2013. At the three sites, we sampled the water column at three...
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