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Title Algae and cyanobacteria in extreme environments / edited by J. Seckbach.
Imprint Dordrecht : Springer, 2007.

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Series Cellular origin, life in extreme habitats and astrobiology ; v. 11
Cellular origin and life in extreme habitats and astrobiology ; v. 11.
Subject Algae -- Ecology.
Algae -- Habitat.
Cyanobacteria -- Ecology.
Cyanobacteria -- Habitat.
Adaptation (Biology)
Exobiology.
Algae -- Physiology.
Adaptation, Physiological.
Ecosystem.
Eukaryota -- physiology.
Cyanobacteria -- physiology.
Exobiology -- methods.
Alt Name Seckbach, J. (Joseph)
Description 1 online resource (xxxiv, 811 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Front Matter; Oxygenic Photosynthetic Microorganisms in Extreme Environments; Effects of Ultraviolet Radiation on Cyanobacteria and their Protective Mechanisms; The Hidden Life of Algae Underground; Meromictic Lakes as Habitats for Protists; Marine Phototrophs in the Twilight Zone; Biology of the Chlorophyll D-Containing Cyanobacterium Acaryochloris Marina; Phylogenetics, Molecular Biology and Ecological Impacts of a Group of Highly Unusual Protists; Diatoms; The Margin of the Sea; Seaweeds on the Abrasion Platforms of the Intertidal Zone of Eastern Mediterranean Shores.
Summary Algae and Cyanobacteria in Extreme Environments is a unique collection of essays, contributed by leading scientists from around the world, devoted to algae??? and some related microbes??? observed in unexpected harsh habitats, which it seems are an oasis or Garden of Eden for these organisms. This timely book on Extremophilic algae, including its especially impressive micrographs, may provide clues about the edges of life on Earth and possibly elsewhere in the universe. Defining locations from the anthropomorphic point of view, the environments explored ranges from severe and distant to???n.
ISBN 9781402061127
1402061129
1402061110
9781402061110
OCLC # 213089787
Additional Format Print version: Algae and cyanobacteria in extreme environments. Dordrecht : Springer, 2007 9781402061110 1402061110 (OCoLC)154712017



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