Fantastic Microbes and Where to Find Them

Year: 
2018
Ranking: 
Entrant
Artist: 
Rachel Liu (Undergraduate Student), Eleanor Arrington
Department: 
Earth Science and Marine Science Institute
Lab: 
David Valentine Lab

Description

What you cannot see are the microbes that live in and on the surfaces of oil and sediment. Marine microbes can consume and use hydrocarbons as a source of energy. Sediment sampled from Lake Superior. Oil is diluted bitumen, a heavy refined oil transported throughout pipelines across the contiguous USA.

CSEP CNSI Schuller Lab UCSB