Water quality in marine and freshwater environments: a metagenomics approach


  • Carolina O. P. Gil PEB/COPPE-Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
  • Ana Carolina M. Pires PEB/COPPE-Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
  • Fernanda O. F. Schmidt PEB/COPPE-Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
  • Nathália S. C. Santos PEB/COPPE-Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
  • Priscila C. Alves PEB/COPPE-Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
  • Odara A. Oliveira PPGEN-Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
  • Dhara Avelino-Alves PPGEN-Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
  • Flávio F. Nobre PEB/COPPE-Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
  • Gizele Duarte Garcia PPGEN-Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
  • Cristiane C. Thompson PPGEN-Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
  • Graciela M. Dias IBCCF-Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
  • Fabiano F. Thompson PPGEN-Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
  • Diogo A. Tschoeke PEB/COPPE/PPGEN-Federal University of Rio de Janeiro




Metagenomic of water, Quality of water, Biogeochemical cycles, Microorganisms


In this article, we have reviewed the work carried out by the UFRJ microbiology laboratory related to water quality and microorganisms associated with different aquatic ecosystems. We placed water at the center of the One Health concept, due to the integration that water makes between different living beings and the environment. We selected papers published between 2012 and 2022 by UFRJ microbiology laboratory related to bioinformatics genomic and metagenomics analysis. We described the main impacts caused in aquatic environments, about the microorganisms involved in biogeochemical cycles, microorganisms as bioindicators and their resistance genes. Finally, we identified the microorganisms that were most abundant in all the articles studied and pointed out some public policies that we consider important to maintain water quality and reduce anthropic impacts.


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O. P. Gil, C., M. Pires, A. C., O. F. Schmidt, F., S. C. Santos, N., C. Alves, P., A. Oliveira, O., Avelino-Alves, D., F. Nobre, F., Duarte Garcia, G., C. Thompson, C., M. Dias, G., F. Thompson, F., & A. Tschoeke, D. (2024). Water quality in marine and freshwater environments: a metagenomics approach. Journal of Information and Data Management, 15(1), 69–79. https://doi.org/10.5753/jidm.2024.2624



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