Life at High Temperatures

Brock Thomas, University of Wisconsin-Madison

This website gives an overview of the various forms of life that exist in Yellowstone National Park's thermal features. Seventeen topics can be browsed in order or selected from a menu. Topics include hidden biological resources, microbial mats, types of thermal features, the effects of temperature and pH, winter conditions, animals, plants, algae, the Firehole River, hazards, and biotechnology.

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Subject: Biology, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Geochemistry
Focus on Yellowstone: Geothermal processes and features, Geomicrobiology