Articles | Volume 23
Science report
30 Nov 2017
Science report |  | 30 Nov 2017

Drilling into an active mofette: pilot-hole study of the impact of CO2-rich mantle-derived fluids on the geo–bio interaction in the western Eger Rift (Czech Republic)

Robert Bussert, Horst Kämpf, Christina Flechsig, Katja Hesse, Tobias Nickschick, Qi Liu, Josefine Umlauft, Tomáš Vylita, Dirk Wagner, Thomas Wonik, Hortencia Estrella Flores, and Mashal Alawi

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Cited articles

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Alawi, M., Lerm, S., Vetter, A., Wolfgramm, M., Seibt, A., and Würdemann, H.: Diversity of sulfate-reducing bacteria in a plant using deep geothermal energy, Grundwasser, 16, 105–112, 2011.
Alawi, M., Schneider, B., and Kallmeyer, J.: A procedure for separate recovery of extra- and intracellular DNA from a single marine sediment sample, J. Microbiol. Meth., 104, 36–42, 2014.
Alawi, M., Nickschick, T., and Kämpf, H.: Mikrobiologische Prozesse in CO2-Aufstiegskanälen, System Erde, 5, 28–33,, 2015.
Bankwitz, P., Schneider, G., Kämpf, H., and Bankwitz, E.: Structural characteristics of epicentral areas in Central Europe: study case Cheb Basin (Czech Republic), J. Geodyn., 35, 5–32, 2003.