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Title: Life in Extreme Environments (LExEn) Workshop Report
Url: http://www2.ocean.washington.edu/lexen/
Creator: O'Kelly, Charles J.
Publisher: National Science Foundation (U.S.)
University of Washington
Description: This is a draft report of the Life in Extreme Environments (LExEn) workshop held at the National Science Foundation. It proposes questions such as: What conditions determine the limits of life? What is the functional diversity of life? How does life evolve from pre-biotic conditions? With the purpose of determining an overall direction of LExEn for the future, it goes into detail about possible research topics, methods, and new technology. The site also offers a link to a more condensed executive summary.
LC Classification: Science -- Microbiology -- Microbial ecology -- By type of environment -- Extreme environments (General)
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Biogeochemistry
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Ecology -- Special aspects of the subject as a whole, A-Z -- Biological diversity
GEM Subject: Science -- Biology
Science -- Technology
Science -- Ecology
Key Concept: Ecology -- Biodiversity and diversity
Biology -- Metabolism
Ecology -- Mutualism
Resource Type: Overviews
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: doc
Audience: College/University Instructors
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Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Source: Microbial Life
Full Record Views: 14
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