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Geobiology of a microbial endolithic community in the Yellowstone geothermal environment part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Letters to Nature scholarly article presents findings from a study done at Yellowstone's Norris Geyser Basin, the purpose of which was to characterize the endolithic microbial community in the ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Biology:Molecular Biology, Ecology:Habitats:Within Rock
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot, Acidic, Anoxic
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)

Bizarre Life Forms Thrive Beneath Earth's Surface part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Within Rock, Biology:Astrobiology, Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot, Anoxic
Grade Level: General Public, Graduate/Professional, High School (9-12), 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)

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)

20,000 Microbes Under the Sea part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website contains the introduction to a Discover Magazine article about bacteria found living under the floor of the Black Sea. The sea floor core, taken in 2001, contained a cubic meter of ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Within Rock, Biology:Microbiology, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: High Pressure, Anoxic
Grade Level: General Public, College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)

Desulfitobacterium hafniense part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Web page highlingts the microbe Desulfitobacterium. Thess microbes can anaerobicaly dehalogenate both aromatic and alkyl chlorinated compounds. Compounds including chlorinated phenols, chlorinated ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Bioinformatics, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Biology, Ecology:Metabolism
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Altered by Humans, Anoxic
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)

Bangor Acidophile Research Team (BART), University of Wales. part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website is operated by the Bangor Acidophile Research Team (BART), which is based in the School of Biological Sciences (SBS) at the University of Wales. The group studies extremophiles, with a ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biofilms, Biology:Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Research Results
Extreme Environments: Altered by Humans, Extremely Hot, Anoxic, Acidic
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)

"Miracle" Microbes Thrive at Earth's Extremes part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This news article introduces extremophiles, microbes found thriving in the most inhospitable environments on Earth. It reviews the differences between extremophiles and mesophiles, and how archaea ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Principles, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: High Radiation, Anhydrous, Anoxic, Hypersaline, High Pressure, Alkaline, Acidic, Extremely Cold, Extremely Hot
Grade Level: General Public, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

Intimate Connections: Geomicrobiologists Explore the Interactions between Biosphere and Geosphere part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This BioScience article presents information about recent geomicrobiological research in deep, hot environments. The article discusses work being done in a South African gold mine and deep beneath ...

Subject: Biology: Biology:Astrobiology, Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Habitats:Within Rock, Biology:Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Anoxic, Extremely Hot, High Pressure
Grade Level: General Public, Middle (6-8), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

Exploration of deep intraterrestrial microbial life: current perspectives part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This FEMS Microbiology Letters paper presents a review of research regarding deep terrestrial microorganisms. Intraterrestrial life (microbes living within rock) has been found at depths of several ...

Subject: Biology: Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Ecology:Habitats:Within Rock, Biology:Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Anoxic, Extremely Cold, Extremely Hot, High Pressure
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16)