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Title: Mono Lake and Mars: The Extremophile Connection PDF
Url: http://www.monolake.org/press/04marsmono.pdf
Creator: Dunaway, Douglas
Publisher: Mono Lake Committee
Description: This article explains how and why scientists are looking to Mono Lake for clues regarding life on Mars. It describes tufa formation and the creation of microfossils, the current explorations of Spirit and Opportunity, and Richard Hoover's discovery of anoxic extremophiles within the alkaline, hypersaline mud of Mono Lake. Corresponding photos may be found at http://www.monolake.org/press/.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Physical geography -- Hydrology. Water -- Ground and surface waters -- Lakes. Limnology -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Microbiology -- Addresses, essays, lectures
Science -- Microbiology -- Diversity and variation
Science -- Microbiology -- Microbial ecology -- By type of environment -- Extreme environments (General)
GEM Subject: Science -- Biology
Science -- Ecology
Key Concept: Ecology -- Biodiversity and diversity
Health -- Extremities
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Overviews
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
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Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-01-28 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-01-27 15:43:34 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Microbial Life
Full Record Views: 126
Resource URL Clicks: 8
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