Lycos Worldwide

The webpage focuses on thermophiles living in hot springs and black smokers, volcanic hotsprings on the ocean floor, and the mechanics behind their ability to withstand extreme heat. The site also provides a link to additional webpages featuring other types of extremophiles including barophiles, psychrophiles, and halophiles.

Subject: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Habitats:Marine, Biology:Molecular Biology, Biogeochemistry, Geoscience:Oceanography:Biological, Biology:Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: General Public
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Ocean Environments: Deep Sea Floor/Abyssal:Hydrothermal Systems
Topics: Biosphere:Ecology:Habitats:Terrestrial, Marine, Biosphere:Molecular Biology, Biogeochemistry, Microbiology, Ocean:Biological Oceanography
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Oceanography, Ecology, BiogeoscienceKeyword: Yellowstone National Park