Marine Microbiology

The study of  microbial life in the sea, its role in ocean processes, its interactions with other marine life.Microbial life and the Earth have evolved together and the activities of microbes have affected the physical and geochemical properties of the planet. The actual driving forces  are responsible for major planetary processes like changes in the composition of the atmosphere, oceans, soil, and rocks.This is mainly relevant to the consideration of marine environment, for the huge proportion of the biosphere.The preponderance of microbes and the importance of their activities are unseen in everyday life of human experience.