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Life without Volcanic Heat part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site is a news article by NASA Astrobiology Institute featuring Deborah Kelly from the University of Washington. She talks about the navigational challenges of reaching this newly discovered ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Principles, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Ecology:Biofilms, Biology:Astrobiology, Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results, Pedagogic Resources:Research Results, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Extreme Environments: Anoxic, Extremely Hot, Alkaline
Grade Level: General Public

The Discovery of the Lost City Hydrothermal Field, 2000 part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This page (part of the Lost City Expedition Site) describes the serendipitous discovery of the Lost City Hydrothermal Field by. In 2000, Kelley, Karson, and Früh-Green participated on a cruise ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Biogeochemistry, Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:Marine
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot, Anoxic, Alkaline
Grade Level: Informal, General Public

Arthrobacter part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site describes the bacterium Arthrobacter and its classification, description/significance, structure, metabolism, ecology, cultivation, and references. This site also contains links to Virginia ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Metabolism, Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources, Pedagogic Resources:Collection, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Extreme Environments: Altered by Humans
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

Life Beneath the Surface part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Site discusses life in Columbia River Plateau basalts near the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory and how it is related to microbial clean up of human wastes. This site also ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Field Methods , Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Metabolism
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary
Extreme Environments: Altered by Humans
Grade Level: General Public, Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

Denaturing Gradient Gel Electrophoresis Profiles of 16S rRNA-Defined Populations Inhabiting a Hot Spring Microbial Mat Community part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This journal abstract reports population profiles of different temperature regions in the microbial mat community of Octopus Spring, Yellowstone National Park based on denaturing gradient gel ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Diversity, Ecology:Biofilms, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Molecular Biology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Principles, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Research Results
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

Cyanobacteria and the Cryptobiotic Crust part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Cryptobiotic crusts are featured in this web page, with discussion on cryptobiotic communities, cyanobacteria, and other organisms that comprise this environment. The site provides numerous images of ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Metabolism, Biology
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Extreme Environments: Anhydrous
Grade Level: Informal, General Public, Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

An Introduction to Biological Soil Crusts part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Biological soil crusts are the feature of this USGS Canyonlands Research Station website. The site provides an introduction to biological soil crusts with linked images, divided into the following ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Biofilms, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Metabolism
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary
Extreme Environments: Anhydrous
Grade Level: General Public, Informal, Graduate/Professional, High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16)

Soil Crusts: Technical Reference part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This USGS Canyonlands Research Station web page provides a link to download a 90-page PDF report summarizing current knowledge about biological soil crusts, with emphasis on crusts found in the ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Biofilms, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Metabolism
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Anhydrous
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

References part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This USGS Canyonlands Research Station web page contains links to the Canyonlands Research Station's complete biological soil crust reference list. These soil crusts are also known as cryptogamic, ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Metabolism, Biofilms
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Bibliography, Scientific Resources:Bibliography
Extreme Environments: Anhydrous
Grade Level: Informal, Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

Canyon Country Ecosystems Research Site (CCERS) part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This USGS Canyonlands Research Station web page provides information about research dedicated to the long-term study of the ecosystems of the Colorado Plateau. The page covers in brief the ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Microbiology, Biology, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Maps
Extreme Environments: Anhydrous
Grade Level: Informal, General Public, Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

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