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Microbial Life at High Radiation Levels part of Extreme Environments:Radiation
Created by: Scott N. Montross, Montana State University "Bacteria of the genus Deinococcus exhibit an extraordinary ability to withstand the lethal and mutagenic effects of DNA damaging agents-particularly ...
Microbial Life Under Pressure part of Extreme Environments:Under Pressure
Created by: Scott N. Montross, Montana State University Pressure has a substantial effect on the physiology and biochemistry of living cells. Microorganisms inhabiting the deep-sea and subsurface of Earth have the ...
Los Angeles and the Future of Mono Lake part of Resources for K-12 Teachers and Students:Mono Lake Webquest
A Web Quest exploring the biodiversity, natural history, and preservation of Mono Lake Introduction Task Process Resources Evaluation Conclusion Teachers Introduction As we enter the 21st century, your generation ...
Mono Lake part of Topics of Interest:Mono Lake
Created by Sarah Bordenstein, Marine Biological Laboratory Mono Lake, the oldest lake in North America, is naturally hypersaline and alkaline. It is a terminal lake, meaning it has no outlet. Water entering the ...
Octopus Spring part of Topics of Interest:Octopus Spring
Created by Sarah Bordenstein, Marine Biological Laboratory Octopus Spring is an alkaline hot spring in the Lower Geyser Basin of Yellowstone National Park. Its drainage channels radiate like arms of an octopus, ...
Rio Tinto, Spain part of Topics of Interest:Rio Tinto
Created by Sarah Bordenstein, Marine Biological Laboratory Spain's Rio Tinto is characterized by deep red water that is highly acidic (pH 1.72.5) and rich in heavy metals. Over 5000 years of mining ...
Special Collections part of Topics of Interest:Special Collections
Microbial Mining: This collection highlights online resources dedicated to microbial mining. Winogradsky Columns: An excellent activity, specifically for grades 5 - 12, used to demonstrate the growth of ...
Looking For Thermal Viruses in Yellowstone National Park part of Topics of Interest:Yellowstone Thermal Viruses
Created by George Rice, Montana State University Why Viruses in High Temperature Environments Viruses of Archaeal hyper-thermophiles (temperatures in excess of 80oC) are interesting because they can reveal what ...
Microbial Life Without Oxygen part of Extreme Environments:Without Oxygen
By Julian Deiss Environments Without Oxygen can be found thought the Earth from places as unglamorous as a waste management plant to deep hydrothermal vents on the ocean floor. The commonality between these ...
Paleoclimatology: How Can We Infer Past Climates? part of Topics of Interest:Climate Proxies
Created by Monica Bruckner, Montana State University. What is Paleoclimatology? Paleoclimatology is the study of past climates. Since it is not possible to go back in time to see what climates were like, ...