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Global Paleogeographic Views of Earth History part of Web Resource Collection
This site supplies 26 global paleogeographic maps that illustrate how Earth may have appeared throughout the last 600 million years. Realistic colors for geographic features were derived from ...
Subject: Geoscience:Geology, Paleontology
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Maps
Color-coded Continents part of Web Resource Collection
Paleogeographic reconstructions for time periods within 620 million years to present are featured on this site. These global paleogeographic maps are viewed by scrolling down the page and are ...
Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics, Historical Geology
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Maps
A Natural View of Microbial Biodiversity within Hot Spring Cyanobacterial Mat Communities part of Web Resource Collection
This 18-page review summarizes a decade of research studying hot spring cyanobacterial mats as models for understanding principles of microbial community ecology. It addresses the emergence of ...
Subject: Biology:Evolution:Bioinformatics, Patterns, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Diversity, Molecular Biology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Principles, Biofilms
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Minerals that Commonly Preserve Fossils part of Web Resource Collection
The goal of this site is to provide a pragmatic guide to identifying minerals that are commonly found in fossils, as original or replacement minerals. Descriptions, hand specimen photos and ...
Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry, Biology
Light-Induced Motility of Thermophilic Synechococcus Isolates from Octopus Spring, Yellowstone National Park part of Web Resource Collection
This journal abstract reports that light-induced motility of different cyanobacterial lineages may be indicative that the trait is possibly widespread among the group. The full article, in PDF ...
Subject: Biology:Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Microscopy, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Evolution:Patterns
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results
Discover Denvers Dinosaurs part of Web Resource Collection
Dinosaur Ridge is an outdoor museum, a part of the Morrison Fossil Beds National Natural Landmark, featuring historically famous Jurassic dinosaur bones, over 300 Cretaceous dinosaur footprints and ...
Diatoms: Fossil Record part of Web Resource Collection
The oldest definitive diatoms were discovered in lower Cretaceous strata. This site provides an introduction to these organisms with several photomicrographs and SEM photos. Several links to ...
The Astrobiology Curriculum part of Web Resource Collection
This site is a preview version of the Astrobiology Curriculum, an interdisciplinary year-long course for middle and high school students developed by TERC and NASA. Through a series of investigations ...
Subject: Biology:Microbiology, Astrobiology
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity, Course Information:Goals/Syllabi, Activities:Lab Activity
Environmental Affects on Microbial Growth part of Web Resource Collection
This lab activity guides students in the development of background information on the environmental conditions for microbial growth, including that of the extremophiles, and relates this information ...
Subject: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism
Resource Type: Activities:Lab Activity
Coalbed Methane Potential of the Denver Basin, CO part of Web Resource Collection
Late Cretaceous and Tertiary coals within the Denver Basin show potential for coalbed methane energy resources. This site discusses the historic efforts to take advantage of these low-grade, ...
Subject: Environmental Science:Energy:Fossil Fuels, , GeoscienceGeologyEconomic Geology, Sedimentary Geology:Petroleum/Coal Geology,
Resource Type: Scientific ResourcesOverview/Reference Work