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    Eukaryotes in Extreme Environments part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    This article is a compilation of information about free-living eukaryotes in extreme environments. Written in summary form, it includes anaerobes, thermophiles, psychrophiles, acidophiles, ...
    Subject: Biology: Biology:Diversity, Microbiology, Biology
    Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
    Extreme Environments: Hypersaline, Anhydrous, Anoxic, Extremely Hot, High Pressure, Alkaline, Acidic, Extremely Cold
    Grade Level: Informal, General Public, Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

    Mono Lake Microbial Diversity part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    This is a survey reporting the phylogenetic diversity of Mono Lake bacteria as conducted by the Mono Lake Microbial Observatory. Samples were collected from different layers of the lake and analyzed ...
    Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Diversity:Censuses, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism
    Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results
    Extreme Environments: Hypersaline, Alkaline, Altered by Humans
    Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

    The Mono Basin Ecosystem: Effect of a Changing Lake Level part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Diversity:Censuses, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Principles
    Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
    Extreme Environments: Alkaline, Altered by Humans, Hypersaline
    Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)

    Mono Lake Microbial Observatory part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    This site is home of the Mono Lake Microbial Observatory. The primary goal of the Mono Lake Microbial Observatory project is to examine the distributions of Mono Lake microbes and to understand the ...
    Subject: Biology: Biology, :Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Microbiology, Diversity
    Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection, Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Maps, Scientific Resources:Research Results
    Extreme Environments: Altered by Humans, Alkaline, Hypersaline
    Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)

    Biology of Moderately Halophilic Aerobic Bacteria part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    Biology of Moderately Halophilic Aerobic Bacteria is a 41-page, in-depth review article. It includes detailed sections about the taxonomy and phylogeny, ecology, physiology, enzymes, cell envelopes, ...
    Subject: Biology: Biology:Diversity, Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Molecular Biology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Field Methods , Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Principles
    Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
    Extreme Environments: Hypersaline
    Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

    Alkaline Hypersaline Lakes as Analogs for Ancient Microbial Habitats on Mars part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    This site features a scientific article associated with the Mars Global Surveyor Project, reporting data collected from a study analyzing Mono Lake as a terrestrial analog to Mars. The study is ...
    Subject: Biology: Biology:Molecular Biology, Biogeochemistry, Astrobiology, Microbiology, Geoscience:Lunar and Planetary Science:Mars:Life on Mars, Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Diversity
    Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results
    Extreme Environments: Alkaline, Hypersaline
    Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)

    Extreme Halophiles Are Models for Astrobiology part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    This Microbe Magazine article promotes the study of extremophiles, such as halophiles on Earth, as a way to provide helpful insights in our search for life elsewhere in the universe. It reports that ...
    Subject: Biology: Biology:Astrobiology, Microbiology, Evolution, Diversity
    Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
    Extreme Environments: Hypersaline
    Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)

    Microbial Diversity of Great Salt Lake part of SERC Print Resource Collection
    This book chapter discusses the microbial diversity of the Great Salt Lake in Utah. Sections cover the dynamic and dichotomous Great Salt Lake, the diversity of halophilic microorganisms in Great ...

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

    Halobacteria: The Evidence for Longevity part of SERC Print Resource Collection
    This review article discusses the diverse populations of halophilic microorganisms supported by ancient subterranean salt deposits called evaporates. The article begins by offering a brief ...

    Subject: Biology: Biology:Astrobiology, Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Quality/Chemistry , Biology:Molecular Biology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology, :Diversity, Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water:Water quality/chemistry , Biology:Microbiology, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry
    Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Research Results
    Extreme Environments: Hypersaline
    Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

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