How do they survive?

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This page containing current research on pressure tolerant "piezophile" bacteria are published through the Iowa Space Consortium in conjunction with laboratories at Iowa State University and the University of Iowa. Ongoing research projects focused on pressure tolerant microorganisms is presented on this page. Links to Europa Orbiter, the Iowa Space Consortium, and research laboratories involved with this project can be found within the text.

Subject: Biology, Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Astrobiology, Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Scientific Resources
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)
Extreme Environments: High Pressure
Topics: Biosphere:Ecology:Metabolism, Biosphere:Ecology, Ecology:Habitats, Habitats:Marine, Biosphere:Microbiology, Astrobiology, Biosphere
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Ecology