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Coastally Restricted Forests part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This book discusses the ecology and management of freshwater forests limited to within 250 km of a seacoast in the temperate and boreal zones of the Northern Hemisphere. The chapters deal with a ...

Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Education, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Principles, Biology:Diversity, Biogeochemistry, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Anoxic, Acidic
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

Atlantic White Cedar Restoration Ecology and Management part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This book contains the proceedings of the Atlantic White Cedar Restoration Ecology and Management Symposium held at Christopher Newport University in 2000. Topics include history, natural history and ...

Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Principles, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Diversity:Censuses, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Geochemical Analysis, Education, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Biogeochemical cycling
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Pedagogic Resources, Scientific Resources:Research Results, Bibliography
Extreme Environments: Acidic, Anoxic
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional

Extremophiles: Microbial Life in Extreme Environments part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This book provides a detailed overview of extremophiles, life-forms that thrive under some of the harshest conditions found on Earth. Over the course of 11 contributed chapters, 26 experts from ...

Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Quality/Chemistry , Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water:Water quality/chemistry , Biology:Astrobiology, Molecular Biology, Biogeochemistry, Diversity, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry, Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Research Results
Extreme Environments: Hypersaline, Extremely Hot, Acidic, Extremely Cold, High Pressure, Anoxic, Alkaline
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional

Adaptation to life at high salt concentrations in Archaea, Bacteria, and Eukarya part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This book provides an overview of current research on halophilic microorganisms, highlighting the diversity of life forms adapted to tolerate high salt concentrations and low water activities. ...

Subject: Biology: Biology:Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Diversity, Biogeochemistry, Biology, Education, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Activities:Lab Activity, Scientific Resources:Research Results
Extreme Environments: Hypersaline
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), Graduate/Professional

Mix and match: how climate selects phytoplankton part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a research article from the journal Nature on the link between climate-driven physical processes and evolution of microbial communities in the ocean. Topics covered include oceanic nutrient ...
Subject: Biology: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Global energy balance, Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Evolution of climate and atmosphere, Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Evolution, Ecology, Biodiversity, Biogeochemical cycling, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Climate Change:History and evolution of Earth's climate, Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical , Biological, Ocean-Climate Interactions, Biology, Geoscience:Biogeosciences , Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Paleoclimate records, Climate feedbacks, Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Ecosystems, Geoscience:Oceanography, Biology:Ecology:Food Webs:Microbial Food Webs, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Habitats, Principles, Biology:Ecology, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Diversity, Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Food Webs, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Climate Change:History and evolution of Earth's climate, Paleoclimate records, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Biology:Evolution, Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:Water Column
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Bibliography, Overview/Reference Work, Scientific Resources
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional

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)

Geobacter metallireducens part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This web page features the microbe Geobacter metallireducens. The site briefly describes the ability of Geobacter metallireducens to gain energy through the dissimilatory reduction of iron, ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Biogeochemistry, Ecology:Metabolism
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Bibliography, Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Extreme Environments: Altered by Humans
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)

Glass Munchers Under the Sea part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This NASA Astrobiology Institute article documents recent findings of bacterial life beneath the sea floor. These newly discovered bacteria are thought to live as far down as 500 meters beneath the ...
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)

Limnological Methods for the McMurdo Long Term Ecological Research Program part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This comprehensive limnological methods manual (134-page PDF) from the Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) program provides a step-by-step guide for several field experiments. Protocols include ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Field Methods , Biology:Biogeochemistry, Geoscience:Hydrology, Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Quality/Chemistry , Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Geochemical Analysis, Radioisotopes, Biology, Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

Breathing Arsenate: Microbes, Minerals, Mono Lake, and Maybe Even Mars part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This abstract explains the discovery and significance of certain diverse and novel bacterial species achieving anaerobic growth using arsenate, rather than oxygen, as a respiratory electron acceptor. ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Biogeochemistry, Molecular Biology, Astrobiology, Microbiology, Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Altered by Humans, Hypersaline, Alkaline
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional