Welcome to the Adopt-A-Microbe Project website! We are not currently offering a “live” ship-to-shore Adopt-A-Microbe project, but please have a look through our archive of material below to find activities and stories to learn about the wild and exciting world of microbial life at the bottom of the ocean. Also, check out the World’s Deepest Art Installation! And stayed tuned for the next program offering!!
March 16, 2012
Dear fans of the Adopt A Microbe project, Greetings! I am writing to let you know that there is another opportunity to engage with deep sea science education and exploration coming up soon. Following on the success of the Fall 2011 expedition to the middle of the Atlantic Ocean (the premise for the last Adopt [Read the Rest...]
November 14, 2011
Microbe friends! Greetings from the middle of the Atlantic Ocean! Our scientific expedition to study microbial life deep in the oceanic crust is quickly coming to an end. Currently, we are powering to the northeast, headed to our port call in Ponta Delgada in the Azores. You wouldn’t believe the hooting and hollering that went [Read the Rest...]
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Adopt-A-Microbe from the Deep Biosphere by Beth Orcutt is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License. . The views expressed on this website are those of the authors and do not reflect the opinions or support of the National Science Foundation, the Center for Dark Energy Biosphere Investigations, Ocean Leadership, or the Deep Earth Academy. Participation in the project is completely voluntary, and the authors assume no liability for participation.