This book takes readers on a spectacular and colorful tour of Yellowstone's microbial flora and fauna. Photographed using state-of-art technology, each microbe pictured in the book is presented together with photographs of the environment in which the organism is found. Readers will discover the amazing heat-tolerant bacteria that color many of the park's scalding hot springs, the microbes that allow a bison to digest grass, algae that thrive in acid, and microbial mats in every color of the rainbow. An eye-opener for adults and fascinating fun for kids, "Yellowstone under the Microscope is a unique approach to the natural history of America's greatest national park.
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Language: English UK / Other
: 128 Pages
Product Dimension (L x W x H): 27.90 x 21.60 x 0.00 CM
Shipping Weight: 0.03 Kg