Life in extreme environments
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v409/n6823/pdf/4091092.pdf

L.J. Rothschild, Nature


This Nature insight review article "Life in extreme environments" is a detailed description of bacterial prevalence in extreme environments. It includes diagrams and descriptions of the characteristics of extreme habitats that have been shown to harbor identifiable microorganisms. A subscription to Nature at http://www.nature.com is needed to view this resource.


Subject: Biology:Ecology:Biofilms, Metabolism, Biology, Biogeochemistry, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Microbiology, Geoscience:Geology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Scientific Resources
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Biogeoscience
Extreme Environments: High Radiation, High Pressure, Anoxic, Hypersaline, Anhydrous, Alkaline, Extremely Hot, Acidic, Extremely Cold
Topics: Biosphere:Ecology:Habitats, Metabolism, Biosphere:Ecology, Ecology:Habitats:Terrestrial, Biosphere:Ecology:Abiotic Relations, Biosphere:Biogeochemistry, Biosphere, Earth surface, Biosphere:Microbiology, Ecology:Biofilms