Unifying Principles of the Deep Terrestrial and Deep Marine Biospheres

  1. William S.D. Wilcock,
  2. Edward F Delong,
  3. Deborah S. Kelley,
  4. John A. Baross and
  5. S. Craig Cary
  1. Frederick S. Colwell1 and
  2. Richard P. Smith2

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/144GM22

The Subseafloor Biosphere at Mid-Ocean Ridges

The Subseafloor Biosphere at Mid-Ocean Ridges

How to Cite

Colwell, F. S. and Smith, R. P. (2004) Unifying Principles of the Deep Terrestrial and Deep Marine Biospheres, 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: 10.1029/144GM22

Author Information

  1. 1

    Biotechnology Department, Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory, Idaho Falls, Id

  2. 2

    Geosciences Department, Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory, Idaho Falls, Id

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

  • Practical Considerations

  • Microbial dead Zones in the Subsurface

  • Microbial Oases in the Subsurface

  • Considerations for Future Investigations