Model ecosystems in extreme environments /

Model Ecosystems in Extreme Environments, Second Edition examines ecosystems at the most extreme habitats and their interaction with the environment, providing a key element in our understanding of the role and function of microorganisms in nature. The book highlights current topics in the field, su...

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Main Authors: Seckbach, J. (Author), Rampelotto, Pabulo H. (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London : Academic Press, [2019]
Edition:First edition.
Series:Astrobiology : exploring life on earth and beyond.
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Table of Contents:
  • Terrestrial systems of the Arctic as a model for growth and survival at low temperatures
  • Geothermal steam vents of Hawai'i
  • Solar salterns as model systems for the study of halophilic microorganisms in their natural environments
  • The extremophiles of Great Salt Lake: complex microbiology in a dynamic hypersaline ecosystem
  • Plants and salt: plant response and adaptations to salinity
  • Microbial ecology of the Namib desert
  • Endolithic microbial communities as model systems for ecology and astrobiology
  • Survival of subsurface microbial communities over geological times and the implications for astrobiology
  • Under what kind of life system could space life emerge?