Above: They are rebuilding the Ocean Laboratory; starting with Algae and
building the new environment from the ground up.
Above: a new Climate Lab (this shows one of three isolated labs). They are starting with crushed rock of volcanic origin and varying the climate conditions to see how it affects soil development and
eventually the growth of crop plants. These areas were originally used to grow food for the Biosphere inhabitants.
Above: An ongoing experiment testing techniques for growing food on