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Arthrobacter part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site describes the bacterium Arthrobacter and its classification, description/significance, structure, metabolism, ecology, cultivation, and references. This site also contains links to Virginia ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Metabolism, Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources, Pedagogic Resources:Collection, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Extreme Environments: Altered by Humans
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

Life Beneath the Surface part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Site discusses life in Columbia River Plateau basalts near the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory and how it is related to microbial clean up of human wastes. This site also ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Field Methods , Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Metabolism
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary
Extreme Environments: Altered by Humans
Grade Level: General Public, Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

Cyanobacteria and the Cryptobiotic Crust part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Cryptobiotic crusts are featured in this web page, with discussion on cryptobiotic communities, cyanobacteria, and other organisms that comprise this environment. The site provides numerous images of ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Metabolism, Biology
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Extreme Environments: Anhydrous
Grade Level: Informal, General Public, Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

An Introduction to Biological Soil Crusts part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Biological soil crusts are the feature of this USGS Canyonlands Research Station website. The site provides an introduction to biological soil crusts with linked images, divided into the following ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Biofilms, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Metabolism
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary
Extreme Environments: Anhydrous
Grade Level: General Public, Informal, Graduate/Professional, High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16)

Soil Crusts: Technical Reference part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This USGS Canyonlands Research Station web page provides a link to download a 90-page PDF report summarizing current knowledge about biological soil crusts, with emphasis on crusts found in the ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Biofilms, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Metabolism
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Anhydrous
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

References part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This USGS Canyonlands Research Station web page contains links to the Canyonlands Research Station's complete biological soil crust reference list. These soil crusts are also known as cryptogamic, ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Metabolism, Biofilms
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Bibliography, Scientific Resources:Bibliography
Extreme Environments: Anhydrous
Grade Level: Informal, Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

Canyon Country Ecosystems Research Site (CCERS) part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This USGS Canyonlands Research Station web page provides information about research dedicated to the long-term study of the ecosystems of the Colorado Plateau. The page covers in brief the ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Microbiology, Biology, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Maps
Extreme Environments: Anhydrous
Grade Level: Informal, General Public, Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

Links To Related Web Sites & Publications part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This USGS Canyonlands Research Station web page provides links related to biological soil crusts. The links include Soils/Biological Soil Crusts, Biological Soil Crusts - Webs of Life in the Desert ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Metabolism, Biofilms
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Bibliography
Extreme Environments: Anhydrous
Grade Level: General Public, Informal, Graduate/Professional, High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16)

Toxic Blooms: Understanding Red Tides part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This online seminar reviews the topic of red tides in four sessions, which review the effect HABs have on public health, wildlife and the economy; describe common harmful algal species and their ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Benthic, Marine, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Management and Policy, Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary, Scientific Resources:Research Results
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: General Public, Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), College Upper (15-16)

A Brief History of Life on Earth part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This brief article provides an overview of major events in the evolution of life on Earth, including the origination of life, transition to an oxygen atmosphere, and endosymbiotic origins of ...
Subject: Biology: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Climate Change:History and evolution of Earth's climate, Biology, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Evolution, Environmental Science:Ecosystems, Biology:Ecology:Habitats, Biology:Microbiology, Evolution, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:History and evolution of Earth's climate
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary, Pedagogic Resources
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

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