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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

Cretaceous Paleogeography of the Southwestern U.S. part of Web Resource Collection

The complex tectonic evolution of southwestern US is explained with these detailed paleogeographic maps of this region. Significant geologic features such as the Cordilleran volcanic arc, the ...
Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics, Historical Geology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, 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

Late Cretaceous part of Web Resource Collection

This site provides a list of links to paleogeographic reconstructions for several time slices within the Cretaceous Period. These include 100 million, 90 million, 80 million and 70 million years ago. ...
Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology:Depositional environments, Geoscience:Geology:Historical Geology, Tectonics
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, 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

A New Form of Life part of Web Resource Collection

This news article introduces the discovery of a new extreme-loving microorganism, Spirochaeta americana, in California's exotic Mono Lake. It compares the geology of Mono Lake to the Gusev Crater on ...
Subject: Biology:Astrobiology, Microbiology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Principles
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Audio

Unearthing Clues to Martian Fossils part of Web Resource Collection

This news article explains why scientists are looking to the tufa of Mono Lake, CA for hints of life on Mars. The article describes current conditions on Mars and suggests that it may have had a ...
Subject: Biology:Astrobiology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Principles
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

Tropical Paradise at the Cretaceous Poles? part of Web Resource Collection

This site is an extended version of a Science article that describes the climates of polar regions in the Cretaceous. Figures, photographs, references and a complete list of notes including numerous ...
Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology

Middle School Science and Engineering: Isolation, Observation, and Identification of Bacteria part of Web Resource Collection

This learning module familiarizes students with the isolation, observation, and identification of bacteria and the removal of sediment from water. In addition, it is designed to promote the skills of ...
Subject: Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Diversity, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Culturing Methods, Biology:Ecology:Principles, Biology:Microbiology
Resource Type: Activities:Lab Activity

Anaerobranca californiensis sp. nov., An Anaerobic, Alkalithermophilic, Fermentative Bacterium Isolated From a Hot Spring on Mono Lake part of Web Resource Collection

This journal article reports the isolation of a novel, obligately anaerobic, alkaliphilic, thermophilic, halotolerant, chemo-organotrophic bacterium from the sediment of an alkaline hot spring ...
Subject: Biology:Molecular Biology, Evolution:Bioinformatics, Patterns, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Microscopy, Culturing Methods, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results