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Title: Is Life Thriving Deep Beneath the Seafloor?
Url: http://www.whoi.edu/oceanus/viewArticle.do?id=2497
Creator: Wirsen, Carl
Publisher: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Description: Authored by Carl Wirsen, this Oceanus article presents information regarding microbial life beneath the sea floor. These newly discovered organisms push the limits of our understanding about the extreme conditions life can survive and even thrive in. The article provides information pertaining to the sea floor bacteria, their habitat, and other extremophiles. It features links to related articles, color photographs and images of deep sea exploration vessels, the sea floor, microbes, and flash diagrams of how microbes exist in these environments.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Oceanography -- Study and teaching
Science -- Geology -- Petrology -- Addresses, essays, lectures
Science -- Microbiology -- Addresses, essays, lectures
Science -- Microbiology -- Bacteria -- General works
Science -- Microbiology -- Microbial ecology -- By type of environment -- Extreme environments (General)
GEM Subject: Science -- Biology
Science -- Oceanography
Science -- Biological and life sciences
Science -- Geology
Key Concept: Geology
Oceanography
Biology -- Bacteria
Resource Type: Overviews
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
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Language: English
Rights: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution All rights reserved.
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-07-06 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-05-18 14:44:36 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Microbial Life
Full Record Views: 99
Resource URL Clicks: 6
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