Microbial Communities in the Vertical Atmosphere: Effects of Urbanization and the Natural Environment in Four North American Ecosystems

Kathryn M Docherty1, Kristina M Lemmer2, Kenneth D Domingue2, Allison Spring3, Thomas V Kerber2 and Margaret M Mooney2, (1)Western Michigan University, Dept. of Biological Sciences, Kalamazoo, MI, United States, (2)Western Michigan University, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Kalamazoo, MI, United States, (3)Western Michigan University, Department of Biological Sciences, Kalamazoo, MI, United States