Microbes and Ecosystem Niches
Every ecosystem on Earth contains microorganisms that occupy unique niches based on their specific metabolic properties.
Organization of Ecosystems
Microorganisms serve essential roles in the complex nutrient exchange system that defines an ecological community.
Microbial Role in Biogeochemical Cycling
Microbes form the backbone of every ecological system by controlling global biogeochemical cycling of elements essential for life.
Microbial Environments and Microenvironments
The extraordinary biological diversity among microbes reflects their ability to occupy every habitable environment on the planet.