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Extreme Life and Environments
MicrobialitePavillion
01/19/10

 

The photo shows an example of a microbialite recovered from Pavilion Lake. The study of modern analog environments gives scientists information about the role of bacteria in the formation of such structures.  These studies also indicate potential biosignatures that may be identified in the geologic record on Earth or on Mars.

Credit: Allyson Brady, McMaster University



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