In this The Scientist article University of Bergen geobiologist Steffen Jørgensen discusses a longer-term view of life deep in the Earth with The Scientist and how SUSTAIN team researchers are taking their experiments underground in borehole experiments deep in the submarine basalt of Surtsey volcano.

Check out the article about the construction of the Surtsey Subsurface Observatory
in the June issue of Scientific Drilling.

Researchers from the SUSTAIN drilling project have now installed a deep observatory into a hole they drilled to monitor life in the deep marine biosphere. Photo credit, PAULINE BERGSTEN

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