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Life in Extreme Environments (LExEn) Workshop Report part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a draft report of the Life in Extreme Environments (LExEn) workshop held at the National Science Foundation. It proposes questions such as: What conditions determine the limits of life? What ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Biogeochemistry, Diversity, Ecology:Metabolism, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Astrobiology, Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Field Methods , Microscopy
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Hypersaline, High Pressure, Anoxic, Extremely Hot, Anhydrous, High Radiation, Extremely Cold, Alkaline, Acidic
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

Exobiology in the Solar System and the Search for Life on Mars part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This 180-page report of the European Space Agency offers an exobiological view of the solar system and describes the search for life on Mars. Exobiology sections include: chemical evolution in the ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Principles, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Ecology:Principles, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Microbiology, Astrobiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Hypersaline, High Radiation, Anoxic, Extremely Hot, Anhydrous, High Pressure, Extremely Cold, Acidic, Alkaline
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

Octopus Spring part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This reference site consists of images and descriptions of Octopus Spring in Yellowstone National Park. Part of the teacher workshop "Extremities: Geology and Life in Yellowstone and ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Biofilms, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Field Methods , Biology:Ecology:Principles, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism
Resource Type: Activities:Field Activity:Field trip , Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot, Alkaline
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

Chinatown Revisited: Arsenic and the Los Angeles Water Supply part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This quarterly magazine article addresses the presence of arsenic in the Los Angeles water supply, tracing it back to Owens Valley and the development of the Los Angeles Aqueduct. It begins by ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Biogeochemistry, Microbiology, Ecology:Metabolism, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Altered by Humans, Extremely Hot
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)

Life in extreme environments part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Nature insight review article "Life in extreme environments" is a detailed description of bacterial prevalence in extreme environments. It includes diagrams and descriptions of the ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Biofilms, Biology, :Biogeochemistry, Geoscience:Geology, Biology:Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Scientific Resources
Extreme Environments: High Pressure, High Radiation, Extremely Hot, Anhydrous, Anoxic, Extremely Cold, Hypersaline, Alkaline, Acidic
Grade Level: High School (9-12), College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)

Deinococcus geothermalis part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Site describes the radiation resistant microbe Deinococcus geothermalis and a close relative. Included in the web page is a list of References. The site also has links to other aspect of the microbe ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Biogeochemistry, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: High Radiation, Extremely Hot, Altered by Humans
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)

Phylogenetic Analysis of the Hyperthermophilic Pink Filament Community in Octopus Spring, Yellowstone National Park part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This journal article reports the molecular phylogenetic approach used to analyze a microbial community associated with the 84 to 88 degrees C outflow from Octopus Spring. The authors perform ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Molecular Biology, Biogeochemistry, Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Microscopy, Biology:Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Diversity
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

Signature Lipids and Stable Carbon Isotope Analyses of Octopus Spring Hyperthermophilic Communities Compared with Those of Aquificales Representatives part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This journal article reports a study originally intended to examine the microbial composition of Octopus Spring and nearby vent biofilms. The article compares the lipid profiles of several genera ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Culturing Methods, Microscopy, Biology:Ecology:Biofilms, Biology:Biogeochemistry
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

Diversity, Ecology and Evolution of Microorganisms Inhabiting Hot Spring Microbial Mats part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website is part of the Frontiers in Investigative Biological Research (FIBR) Project 'Do Species Matter in Microbial Communities?' led by Principal Investigator David Ward. Following an ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Diversity, Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Molecular Biology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Biofilms, Metabolism
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional

Denaturing Gradient Gel Electrophoresis Profiles of 16S rRNA-Defined Populations Inhabiting a Hot Spring Microbial Mat Community part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This journal abstract reports population profiles of different temperature regions in the microbial mat community of Octopus Spring, Yellowstone National Park based on denaturing gradient gel ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Diversity, Ecology:Biofilms, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Molecular Biology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Principles, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Research Results
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

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