Diversity of Life at the Geothermal Subsurface—Surface Interface: The Yellowstone Example

  1. William S.D. Wilcock,
  2. Edward F Delong,
  3. Deborah S. Kelley,
  4. John A. Baross and
  5. S. Craig Cary
  1. John R. Spear and
  2. Norman R. Pace

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/144GM21

The Subseafloor Biosphere at Mid-Ocean Ridges

The Subseafloor Biosphere at Mid-Ocean Ridges

How to Cite

Spear, J. R. and Pace, N. R. (2004) Diversity of Life at the Geothermal Subsurface—Surface Interface: The Yellowstone Example, in The Subseafloor Biosphere at Mid-Ocean Ridges (eds W. S.D. Wilcock, E. F. Delong, D. S. Kelley, J. A. Baross and S. Craig Cary), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/144GM21

Author Information

  1. Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology University of Colorado, Boulder, Boulder, Colorado

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904092

Online ISBN: 9781118666135

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Keywords:

  • Deep-sea ecology—Congresses;
  • Mid-ocean ridges—Congresses

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Phylogenetic Perspective and Microbial Ecology

  • Bacteria in Yellowstone Hotsprings

  • Archaea in Yellowstone Hotsprings

  • Eucarya in Yellowstone Hotsprings

  • Metabolic Basis of the Yellowstone High-Temperature Ecosystem

  • Life in the Yellowstone Subsurface

  • Conclusion