Life in Extreme Environments

The Astrobiology Web

The Astrobiology Web publishes this list of links about life in extreme environments. Subjects include general information, genomic resources, thermophilic life, endolithic organisms, bacteria in amber, dry (xerophytic) organisms, radiation tolerance, deep and dark dwelling organisms, life at varied pressures, halophilic organisms, research agencies, the domain Archaea, deep ocean thermal vents, and recommended books. The site features an internal search engine.

Subject: Biology:Microbiology, Astrobiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection
Grade Level: General Public, Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12), Middle (6-8), College Lower (13-14)
Extreme Environments: High Radiation, Anhydrous, Altered by Humans, High Pressure, Anoxic, Acidic, Alkaline, Hypersaline, Extremely Cold, Extremely Hot