This Nature insight review article "Life in extreme environments" is a detailed description of bacterial prevalence in extreme environments. It includes diagrams and descriptions of the characteristics of extreme habitats that have been shown to harbor identifiable microorganisms. A subscription to Nature (http://www.nature.com) is needed to view this resource.
Subject: Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology, Ecology:Biofilms, Metabolism, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Microbiology, Geoscience:Geology Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Scientific Resources Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12), Graduate/Professional Extreme Environments: Hypersaline, High Pressure, Anhydrous, Anoxic, Extremely Hot, High Radiation, Extremely Cold, Alkaline, Acidic Topics: Biosphere:Ecology:Habitats, Metabolism, Biosphere:Ecology, Ecology:Habitats:Terrestrial, Biosphere:Ecology:Abiotic Relations, Biosphere:Biogeochemistry, Earth surface, Biosphere, Microbiology, Ecology:Biofilms
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