Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry Department
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Katrina Edwards, Oceanus Magazine, WHOI
This article published in Oceanus, a Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution publication, highlights the ability of certain bacteria to live off a solid-rock substrate. This publication also contains information on the sea-floor microcosms used to sequester deep sea microbes of interest.
Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Oxidation/Reduction Reactions, Geoscience:Oceanography:Biological, Marine Geology and Geophysics, Biology, Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics:Geophysics in other disciplines, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry, Biology:Microbiology, Biogeochemistry, Ecology:Metabolism, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Scientific Resources Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12) Extreme Environments: High Pressure Ocean Environments: Deep Sea Floor/Abyssal Topics: Ocean:Marine Geology and Geophysics, Biological Oceanography , Solid Earth:Geochemistry:Oxidation/Reduction Reactions, Biosphere:Microbiology, Solid Earth:Geochemistry, Biosphere:Ecology:Habitats, Biosphere, :Ecology:Abiotic Relations, Metabolism, Habitats:Marine, Biosphere:BiogeochemistryKeywords: barophiles, mineralization, geomicrobiology, iron-oxidizing microbes
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