Modern Microbial Communities Research

Modern microbial communities provide excellent analogs for ancient microbialites. In them, we can study chemical processes that can be captured in minerals like calcite and aragonite. This area of research is expanding in my group. Here are some of our projects:

Return to:
Dawn's Research Page
Dawn's Home Page
Department of Geology Home Page

Dawn Y. Sumner
Department of Geology
University of California
Davis, CA 95616