Snow Microbes found at South Pole

David Whithouse, BBC News Online

In the online article "Snow Microbes Found at the South Pole" BBC news scientific editor David Whitehorse highlights the identification of polar microbes with DNA sequences similar to a category of bacteria known as Deinococcus. The BBC News; Science and Technology section also includes links to other environmental microbiology related stories and professional sites.

Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Biology:Microbiology, Geoscience:Geology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Scientific Resources
Grade Level: General Public, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)
Extreme Environments: Extremely Cold, High Radiation
Topics: Climate, Earth surface, Hydrosphere/Cryosphere:Snow and Ice, Biosphere:Microbiology