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Title: Octopus Spring
Url: http://www.lpi.usra.edu/education/EPO/yellowstone2002/workshop/octopus...
Creator: Treiman, Allan H.
Publisher: Lunar and Planetary Institute
Description: This reference site consists of images and descriptions of Octopus Spring in Yellowstone National Park. Part of the teacher workshop "Extremities: Geology and Life in Yellowstone and Implications for Other Worlds," it describes both the cool water and hot water habitats of the spring. Sampling techniques are included with a description of the microbial mat community. The images and descriptions cover three web pages, each of which can be accessed through links at the base of the pages.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Physical geography -- Hydrology. Water -- Ground and surface waters -- Groundwater. Hydrogeology -- By region or country -- United States -- West -- Yellowstone National Park
Science -- Microbiology -- Microbial ecology -- By type of environment -- Water. Aquatic microbiology
Science -- Microbiology -- Microbial ecology -- By type of relationship, A-Z -- Mats
GEM Subject: Science -- Biology
Science -- Geology
Key Concept: Geography -- Hydrology
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Allan Treiman, LPI.
Access Rights: Free access
Source: Microbial Life
Full Record Views: 8
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