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University of Rhode Island faculty participated in drilling of the polar ice cap to study microbial diversity and adaptation to subsurface life under conditions that may mimic extraterrestrial subsurface conditions.
Smith, David C.; Forschner, Stephanie; Rowley, David C.; and D’Hondt, Steven, "The Sedimentary Environment Below Earth’s Polar Ice Cap as a Microbial Habitat" (2006). Graduate School of Oceanography Faculty Publications. Paper 1.