Life Beneath the Surface

Berkeley Lab

Site discusses life in Columbia River Plateau basalts near the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory and how it is related to microbial clean up of human wastes. This site also includes a links to the continued article.

Subject: Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Field Methods
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, General Public, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)
Extreme Environments: Altered by Humans
Topics: Biosphere:Ecology:Habitats:Terrestrial, Biosphere:Microbiology, Methods of Microbiology:Field Methods, Biosphere:Ecology:MetabolismKeywords: hexavalent, trivalent, chrome, chromium, toxic, basalt, Arthrobacter, oxydans