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Red Layer Microbial Observatory Database Project part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site is home to the Red Layer Microbial Observatory (RLMO) Database Project from the National Science Foundation, Western Oregon University, and Yellowstone National Park. Research focuses ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Biofilms, Metabolism, Biology:Diversity, Biogeochemistry, Microbiology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Research Results, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

Primary Productivity part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This resource from the Hawaii Ocean Time-Series provides a protocol used to determine primary productivity by 14C assimilation. It includes a brief overview of the method as well as the equation used ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Field Methods , Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Radioisotopes, Biology, Biogeochemistry
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

Introduction: how and when did microbes change the world? part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a review article published in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. It summarizes the current consensus and points of debate regarding the age and history of life on Earth. It ...
Subject: Biology: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Climatology :Evolution of climate and atmosphere, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Evolution, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:History and evolution of Earth's climate, Paleoclimate records, , Biology, Geoscience:Biogeosciences , Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Biogeochemical cycling, Geoscience:Paleontology, Biology:Evolution:Processes, Biology:Evolution, Biogeochemistry, Microbiology, Environmental Science:Ecosystems, Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:History and evolution of Earth's climate, Paleoclimate records, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Scientific Resources
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional

Marine Microbial Diversity: The Key to Earth's Habitability part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This PDF report was produced as a result of the American Academy of Microbiology colloquium that convened April 8-10, 2005, in San Francisco, California, to focus on marine microbial diversity. In ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Biofilms, Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Biology:Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Diversity, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Biology:Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Microbiology, Biogeochemistry, Ecology:Food Webs:Microbial Food Webs, Biology:Ecology:Principles
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Altered by Humans
Ocean Environments: Deep Waters, Surface Waters
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)

Geomicrobiology: How Molecular-Scale Interactions Underpin Biogeochemical Systems part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Science scholarly article discusses the molecular biology behind geomicrobiology. It features sections about microbial diversity, microbial activity in the environment, mechanistic details, the ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Biogeochemistry, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Biomineralogy, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Habitats:Within Rock
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot, Anoxic
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)

Paleoceanography part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This National Climate Data Center collection features links to climate data derived from ocean records. These include CLIMAP (sea surface temperature reconstructions), SPECMAP (a reconstruction based ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Biogeochemical cycling, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Biogeochemistry
Resource Type: Datasets and Tools:Datasets, Scientific Resources:Collection
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)

Deep Life in the Slow, Slow Lane part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Science Magazine article provides an overview of microorganisms able to survive deep beneath the Earth's surface. These organisms live on and within rock, slowly eating away at the rock as a ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Benthic, Marine, Within Rock, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Microbiology, Astrobiology, Ecology:Metabolism
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: High Pressure, Anoxic
Ocean Environments: Deep Sea Floor/Abyssal
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, General Public, Middle (6-8), College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

Evidence of Chemolithoautotrophy in the Bacterial Community Associated with Alvinella pompejana, a Hydrothermal Vent Polychaete part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Applied and Environmental Microbiology journal article analyzes the bacterial community associated with Alvinella pompejana (Pompeii worm), suggesting that members of both the episymbiont and ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Benthic, Marine, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Molecular Biology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Metabolism, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results
Extreme Environments: High Pressure, Extremely Hot
Ocean Environments: Deep Sea Floor/Abyssal:Hydrothermal Systems
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)

Magnetite morphology and life on Mars part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This National Academy of Sciences scholarly paper discusses the strongest line of evidence for past life on Mars based on NASA's David McKay's original claims of finding nanofossils on the ALH84001 ...
Subject: Biology: Geoscience:Lunar and Planetary Science:Mars:Life on Mars, Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Microscopy, Biology:Microbiology, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Geochemistry, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Crystallography, Biomineralogy, Mineral Analysis, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Astrobiology
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Scientific Resources:Research Results
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)

New approaches to the study of Antarctic lithobiontic microorganisms and their inorganic traces, and their application in the detection of life in Martian rocks part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This International Microbiology review article discusses possible ways to study cryptoendolithic (orgamisms living within pores of a rock) life in Antarctica using microscopy and how these studies ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Astrobiology, Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Microscopy, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Biomineralogy, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Within Rock, Biology:Biogeochemistry
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Extremely Cold
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)