All organisms need energy at some rate (i.e. power) to survive and function. Subsurface life operates much slower than surface life, using much less power. James Bradley and his group are exploring the power utilization and survival of microorganisms in global marine sediments and permafrost, to understand the limits of life and the response of microbial communities to global change.
- Prof. James Bradley, PhD, Professor of Environmental Science at Queen Mary University of London and currently Fellow at LMU's Center for Advanced Studies
- Prof. William Orsi, PhD, Professor of Paleontology and Geobiology at LMU
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