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  • CHRISTOPHER JOYCE: These microbes live around sea-bottom lakes of very salty water.

    Microbes May Have Eaten Methane From BP Spill

  • All around, the soggy heat had aged the gears, chains, and metal slabs in fast-forward, producing what looked like a very long-ago, sea-bottom shipwreck.

    First Contact

  • All around, the soggy heat had aged the gears, chains and metal slabs in fast-forward, producing what looked like a very long-ago, sea-bottom shipwreck.

    Space Odyssey: Scientists go to the extremes of the earth to divine the secrets of extraterrestrial life.

  • All around, the soggy heat had aged the gears, chains, and metal slabs in fast-forward, producing what looked like a very long-ago, sea-bottom shipwreck.

    First Contact

  • Fuatino was nothing else than an ancient crater, thrust upward from the sea-bottom by some primordial cataclysm.

    THE DEVILS OF FUATINO

  • The oil vomiting from the sea-bottom, estimated at 210,000 gallons per day, is putting thousands of commercial and sports fishermen out of business.

    David Morse: BP Profits From Gulf Spill

  • It was several miles off shore, but it was on a shelf of the sea-bottom.

    In Spite of Their Declaration of Bombs

  • Subsea permafrost has formed either in response to negative mean annual sea-bottom temperatures or as the result of inundation of terrestrial permafrost.

    Permafrost in the Arctic

  • Positive mean annual sea-bottom temperatures degrade upland permafrost as it passes through the coastal zone, but with continued sea-level rise, the sea-bottom water temperature falls to negative values and permafrost degradation slows.

    Permafrost in the Arctic

  • Changes in sea-bottom water temperature and salinity could possibly occur in Zones 3 and 4, although most AOGCMs do not explicitly project values for these variables.

    Permafrost in the Arctic

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