Contribution of different dispersal sources to the metabolic response of lake bacterioplankton following a salinity change

The aim of this project was to investigate if the functioning of a bacterial community following a disturbance can be improved by allowing dispersal into the community. We found that the productivity of our bacterial community was very much stimulated by the dispersal and especially when we allowed dispersal from air. The experiment was conducted in Lake Klockatjärn in Jämtland.

Comte, J., Langenheder, S., Berga, M., Lindström, E. (2017). Contribution of different dispersal sources to the metabolic response of lake bacterioplankton following a salinity change. Environmental Microbiology 19(1), 251-260.