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Glacial lake hides bacteria part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This article highlights the published work of a geomicrobiology research team led by Eric Gaidos from the University of Hawaii and Brian Lanoil, from the University of California, Riverside. This ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Geoscience:Geology, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Ecology:Metabolism
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Research Results, Scientific Resources
Extreme Environments: High Pressure
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

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)

Thermocrinis ruber gen. nov., sp. nov., a Pink-Filament-Forming Hyperthermophilic Bacterium Isolated from Yellowstone National Park part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This journal abstract describes a novel hyperthermophilic bacterium isolated from pink filamentous streamers occurring in the upper outflow channel of Octopus Spring in Yellowstone National Park. The ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Diversity, Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Ecology:Biofilms, Metabolism, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Molecular Biology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Microscopy, Culturing Methods, Molecular Methods, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Principles, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

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)

Priscu Research Group part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The Priscu Research Group, led by Professor John C. Priscu in the Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences at Montana State University focuses on the geomicrobiology, biogeochemistry, ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Biogeochemistry, Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology , Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology
Resource Type: Datasets and Tools:Datasets, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Research Results, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Extreme Environments: Extremely Cold
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16)

Microbial Reduction of Hexavalent Chromium part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This ALSNews site features an article reporting that Berkeley Lab scientists used a Fourier-transform infrared (FTIR) spectromicroscopy beamline (Beamline 1.4.3) at The Advanced Light Source (ALS), a ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Biology:Microbiology, Biogeochemistry
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results, Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Altered by Humans
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

Endolithic Microorganisms in the Antarctic Cold Desert part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This image-rich Science article describes initial research done in the Antarctic dry valleys involving cryptoendolithic (microbes that live in rock pores) lichen communities in sandstone. The paper ...

Subject: Biology: Biology:Biogeochemistry, Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:Within Rock, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Biomineralogy
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results, Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Extremely Cold
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16)

Early Life Recorded in Archean Pillow Lavas part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This Science scholarly article contains information about pillow lava rims from the Mesoarchean Barberton Greenstone Belt in South Africa. The rocks contain micrometer-scale mineralized tubes that ...

Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:Within Rock, Biology:Evolution, Biogeochemistry, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Stable Isotopes, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Biomineralogy
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Research Results
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), Graduate/Professional

Microbial trace-fossil formation, biogenous, and abiotic weathering in the Antarctic cold desert part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This Science scholarly article provides information about cryptoendolithic (microbes living within rock pores) life in the Antarctic cold desert. In the Antarctic cold desert (Ross Desert), the ...

Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Within Rock, Biology:Evolution, Biogeochemistry, Microbiology, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Biomineralogy
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Research Results
Extreme Environments: Extremely Cold
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional

Evidence Against Hydrogen-Based Microbial Ecosystems in Basalt Aquifers part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This Science scholarly article provides information regarding experiments that demonstrated that hydrogen is not produced from microorganisms living in basalt. It has been proposed that hydrogen ...

Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Metabolism, Habitats:Within Rock, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Research Results
Extreme Environments: Alkaline
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional