Primary Production, Mat Formation and Lithification: Contribution of Oxygenic and Facultative Anoxygenic Cyanobacteria

  • W. E. Krumbein
  • Y. Cohen


Recent algal stromatolites have been described by many authors (Gebelein, 1969; Golubic, 1973; Logan, 1961, 1964; Monty, 1967, 1972; Walter et al., 1973). Thermal algalmats have been described by Brock and Brock (1967), Castenholz (1973), Doemel and Brock (1974), Krumbein and Cohen (1974).


Accretion Rate Filamentous Bacterium Scan Electron Microscopy Method Anoxygenic Photosynthesis Algal Filament 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. E. Krumbein
    • 1
  • Y. Cohen
    • 2
  1. 1.OldenburgW. Germany
  2. 2.JerusalemIsrael

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