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Earth's Subsurface Biosphere: Coupling of Microbial, Geophysical and Geochemical Processes

Oregon State University


The biosphere is usually thought of as plants and animals near the Earth’s surface, but the Earth’s habitable zone extends to depths of hundreds or thousands of meters. The Earth’s subsurface biosphere is composed mostly of bacteria, and collectively these bacteria may have a mass equivalent to that of all… more »


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Title Category Type Posted At
Students Team up to Uncover Mysteries of the Earth's Subsurface Biosphere Showcase Highlight 02/16/09