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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)

Methane deep in ocean crust could feed chemical-hungry microorganisms part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This University of Washington news article details the work of oceanographer Deborah Kelley regarding microorganisms found in "layer 3" of the ocean crust. These microbes ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Habitats:Within Rock, Benthic, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: High Pressure, Anoxic
Ocean Environments: Deep Sea Floor/Abyssal, :Fracture Zone
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, General Public, College Upper (15-16), Middle (6-8), College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

Nanobacteria Research Page part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Mississippi State University Geosciences web page contains detailed information about nannobacteria. It includes a brief history of nannobacteria, information regarding the controversy ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Astrobiology, Microbiology, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Biomineralogy, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Biogeochemistry
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: General Public, Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

Nannobacteria Photo Gallery part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Mississippi State University Geosciences web page contains links to photos of nannobacteria, most taken by Robert Folk, the "Father of Nannobacteria," and F. L. Lynch. ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Biomineralogy, Biology:Astrobiology, Biogeochemistry
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Grade Level: Informal, General Public, College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, Middle (6-8), High School (9-12), 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)

The Twilight Zone of the Marine Carbon Cycle and Climate Change Past and Future part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Ocean and Climate Change Institute article provides information regarding carbon cycling and the ocean. It discusses where and how carbon moves through the ocean system, focusing on carbon ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Biogeochemical cycling, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Biogeochemistry
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Deep Waters, Surface Waters
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)

Living Large in Microscopic Nooks part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This article published in Oceanus, a Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution publication, highlights the ability of certain bacteria to live off a solid-rock substrate. This publication also contains ...
Subject: Biology: Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Oxidation/Reduction Reactions, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry, Geoscience:Oceanography:Biological, Marine Geology and Geophysics, Biology, Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics:Geophysics in other disciplines, Biology:Microbiology, Biogeochemistry, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Habitats:Marine
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Scientific Resources
Extreme Environments: High Pressure
Ocean Environments: Deep Sea Floor/Abyssal
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, High School (9-12), College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)

Is Life Thriving Deep Beneath the Seafloor? part of SERC Web Resource Collection

In 1991, scientists aboard the submersible Alvin sailed into the aftermath of a very recent volcanic eruption on the seafloor. This article published in Oceanus, a Woods Hole Oceanographic ...
Subject: Biology: Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics:Geophysics in other disciplines, Geoscience:Oceanography:Biological, Marine Geology and Geophysics, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Scientific Resources
Extreme Environments: High Pressure
Ocean Environments: Deep Sea Floor/Abyssal:Hydrothermal Systems, Deep Sea Floor/Abyssal
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), 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)