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About USGS Microbiology

U.S. Geological Survey microbiology efforts span the disciplines and cover many broad research areas, including fish and wildlife health and disease, climate change, microbial ecology, public health and water quality, geomicrobiology, and ecosystem function.

USGS Microbiology

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Gloeotrichia echinulata. Photo credit: Barry H. Rosen, USGSCyanobacteria, human cells, other microbes, and more: images captured by USGS personnel related to their microbiology research.

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USGS Microbiology Coordinator



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Visit The Microbe Project External link for a summary of USGS microbiology research


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USGS Microbiology Coordinator

Kay M. Briggs
Phone: 703-648-4046
Fax: 703-648-4238

Scientists may be contacted through the Microbiology Scientists page or by the USGS Employee Directory.

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