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Title: Deep Sea Vents Harbor Earth's Hottest Animal
Url: http://www.ceoe.udel.edu/extreme2002/creatures/pompeiiworm/
Publisher: University of Delaware
Description: This University of Delaware interactive web page combines text, images, video, and audio clips to describe the Pompeii worm (Alvinella pompejana), the most heat tolerant animal on Earth. Features of this site include: a 3-D visual which allows users to manipulate and view the organism from all angles, a video that shows the worm feeding on bacteria in its habitat, and audio clips that enhance images of the worm and its hydrothermal vent community.
LC Classification: Agriculture -- Animal culture -- Pets -- Other animals, A-Z -- Worms
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Oceanography -- Study and teaching
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Oceanography -- Underwater exploration -- Deep-sea soundings
Science -- Zoology -- Geographical distribution -- Physiographic divisions -- Water -- Ocean -- Hydrothermal vents
GEM Subject: Science -- Oceanography
Science -- Biological and life sciences
Key Concept: Oceanography
Agriculture -- Zoology
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2002
Resource Type: Image (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
MovingImage (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Overviews
Science Materials
Sound (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: flash
html
java
quicktime
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: University of Delaware
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-07-24 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-06-14 11:54:02 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Microbial Life
Full Record Views: 89
Resource URL Clicks: 6
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