Laboratory for Microbial Oceanography
in the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa

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Project SANTA CLAµS
R/V Polar Duke
December 1994

In support of the "Microbiology and Carbon Flux" component of the Palmer LTER program (D. Karl, P.I., Project S-046) a special-focus microbiology process cruise was designed and organized to focus on the trophic coupling among various microbial assemblages including heterotrophic bacteria, archaeobacteria, phytoplankton, protozoans and viruses. This cruise was termed Project SANTA CLAµS (Studies in ANTarcticA: Coupled Linkages Among micro(µ)organismS).

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