This June, members of the Bosak Lab took a sampling trip to Green Lake, New York.  After five hours of driving, a day probing the depths with a rowboat, a Niskin bottle, and 80 meters of rope – we returned with water samples from multiple depths of this meromictic lake, teeming with anaerobic, sulfur reducing bacteria.

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