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Figure 2 | Geochemical Transactions

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From: A new model for the biodegradation kinetics of oil droplets: application to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico

Figure 2

Predicted evolution of conversion factor X, oxygen concentration, and microbial growth for dissolved oil. Left column: Effects of initial oil concentrations (0.04, 0.4, and 4.0 mg/L) with the same initial microbe concentration of 2.73 × 104 cells/ml. Right column: Effects of initial microbial concentrations (2.73 × 102, 2.73 × 103, and 2.73 × 104) with the initial dissolved oil concentration of 0.4 mg/L.

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