Carbonate precipitation associated with microbial mats in freshwater streams (Brianza Foothills, Lombardy, Northern Italy)


Calcareous tufa are carbonate deposits forming in ambient temperature freshwater streams in association with vegetation and microbial mats. Carbonate precipitation results from physico-chemical and biologically induced and... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Giovanna Della Porta (University of Milan)
  2. Camilla Longone (University of Milan)
  3. Andrea Croci (University of Milan)

Topic Areas

Topics: Microbial activity as sedimentary process , Topics: Freshwater carbonates


PS12 » Microbiology and sediments - Poster Session (09:00 - Monday, 23rd May)

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