Microbial Life in Cold Environments Advanced Collection
Glacier flanked Mt. Collon, Swiss Alps. Psychrophilic bacteria have been identified from the debris rich ice and sediments of a glacier in this area, Haut Glacier d' Arolla (located to the east of Mt. Collon). photo by S. Montross
Microbiology of Permanently Cold and Frozen Environments (more info) :
This is the home page of Antarctic researcher Brent Christner. His site provides detailed reviews of ongoing research involving the identification of microorganisms in cold environments such as glacial ice, cryoconite holes, Lake Vostok accretion ice, and the Antarctic dry valley lakes. This source highlights the importance of research pertaining to cold environments...(more info)
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McMurdo Region: Opportunities for Science and Education (more info) :This presentation describes the logistics associated with research in the Antarctic. It includes an introduction to the study site, alternatives for winter deployment,...(more info)
Other Psychrophile Collections
: Resources such as news articles, web sites, and reference pages provide a comprehensive array of information about psychrophiles.
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