Microscopic Wildlife in Yellowstone National Park

Linda Lennon, Yellowstone Geographic

This site contains an article from Yellowstone Geographic focusing on Yellowstone National Park's thermophiles and their geothermal habitat. The article discusses the discovery of thermophiles in Yellowstone and the history of bioprospecting in Yellowstone as well as bioprospecting in other geothermal areas around the world. Additional web resources on thermophiles are also included in this website.

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Subject: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Diversity, Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: General Public, High School (9-12)
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Topics: Biosphere:Diversity, Ecology:Habitats:Terrestrial, Biosphere:MicrobiologyKeyword: benefits-sharing agreement