Life in extreme environments

L.J. Rothschild, Nature

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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 at is needed to view this resource.

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Subject: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Biofilms, Biology, Biogeochemistry, Geoscience:Geology, Biology:Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Scientific Resources
Grade Level: High School (9-12), College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)
Extreme Environments: High Pressure, High Radiation, Hypersaline, Anhydrous, Anoxic, Extremely Hot, Alkaline, Extremely Cold, Acidic
Topics: Biosphere:Ecology:Habitats, Metabolism, Abiotic Relations, Biosphere:Ecology, Ecology:Habitats:Terrestrial, Biosphere:Ecology:Biofilms, Biosphere, Biogeochemistry, Earth surface, Biosphere:Microbiology
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Biogeoscience