Enhanced Sulfate Reduction and Carbon Sequestration in Sediments Underlying the Core of the Arabian Sea Oxygen Minimum Zone

Svetlana Quera Fernandes1, Aninda Mazumdar1, Aditya Peketi1, Sabyasachi Bhattacharya2, MaryAnn Carvalho1, Rheane Da Silva1, Rimi Roy2, Tarunendu Mapder3, Chayan Roy2, Suman Kumar Banik3 and Wriddhiman Ghosh2, (1)CSIR - National Institute of Oceanography, Dona Paula, India, (2)Bose Institute, Department of Microbiology, Kolkata, India, (3)Bose Institute, Department of Chemistry, Kolkata, India