Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology, 1st Edition

  • Gabriel Bitton
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  • ISBN-10: 0471263397
  • ISBN-13: 9780471263395
  • DDC: 579.1703
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 3527 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2002 | Published/Released May 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2002

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Overview

In recent years, the field of environmental microbiology has taken on new importance. But even with a wealth of new research and new interest in the subject, there has never been a single resource to which professionals and students could turn for reliable, detailed coverage of the field. This six-volume set serves as a comprehensive look at the field complete with the latest cutting-edge research. The Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology provides, in one source, all the information researchers and scientists need for this rapidly growing field. It covers the full range of topics, from aquatic microbiology and environmental biotechnology, to public health and water treatment microbiology. Features include:

  • Approximately 350 articles provide A-Z coverage of the entire field of environmental microbiology and all important topics
  • Extensive cross-referencing, bibliographies, and a complex index
  • Illustrated with photographs, tables, and line drawings

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Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Preface.
Contributors.
Abbreviations Used in an Overview of Imaging Science.
Conversion Factors, Abbreviations, and Unit Symbols.
Introduction.
Editorial Board and Areas Covered.
1: Activated Sludge-Foaming.
2: Activated Sludge—Microbiology of Nitrogen Removal.
3: Activated Sludge Models: Microbiological Basis.
4: Activated Sludge—Molecular Techniques for Determining Community Composition.
5: Activated Sludge—Sequencing Batch Reactors.
6: Activated Sludge—The Floc.
7: Activated Sludge—The “G-Bacteria”.
8: Activated Sludge—The Microbial Community.
9: Activated Sludge—The Process.
10: Activity and Carbon Transformations in Biofilms.
11: Adenoviruses.
12: Adhesion, Immobilization, and Retention of Microorganisms on Solid Substrata.
13: Adhesion (Primary) of Microorganisms onto Surfaces.
14: Aerobic Alkaliphiles.
15: Aerobic Endospores.
16: Aerobic Respiration, Principles of.
17: Aggregates and Consortia, Microbial.
18: Airborne Toxigenic Molds.
19: Algae Biotechnology.
20: Algal Blooms—Impact on Treatment, Taste, and Odor Problems.
21: Algal Turf Scrubbing: Potential Use for Wastewater Treatment.
22: Alkaliphiles: Alkaline Enzymes and Their Applications.
23: Anaerobic Granules and Granulation processes.
24: Archaea: Detection Methods.
25: Archaea in Biotechnology.
26: Archaea in Marine Environments.
27: Archaea in Soil Habitats.
28: Assessing Microbial Proteomes in the Environment.
29: Assimilable Organic Carbon (Aoc) in Treated Water: Determination and Significance.
30: Astroviruse.
31: Bacterial Contaminants in Residential Environments.
32: Bacterial Phytostimulators in the Rhizosphere.
33: Bacteriophage as Indicators.
34: Bacteriophage: Biology and Genetics.
35: Bacteriophage Detection Methodologies.
36: Bacteriophage of Enteric Bacteria: Occurrence and Persistance in the Environment.
37: Bioaerosol Sampling and Analysis.
38: Bioaerosols in Agricultural and Outdoor Settings.
39: Bioaerosols in Industrial Settings.
40: Bioaerosols: Transport and Fate.
41: Bioaugmentation.
42: Biochip-Based Devices and Methods in Microbial Community Ribotyping.
43: Biocontrol, Microbial Agents in Soil.
44: Biocorrosion: Role of Sulfate Reducing Bacteria.
45: Biodegradability: Methods for Assessing Biodegradability Under Laboratory and Field Condition.
46: Biodegradable Dissolved Organic Carbon in Drinking Water.
47: Biodegradation: Reductive Dehalogenation and Metabolism of Chlorinated Organics by Anaerobes.
48: Biodeterioration of Mineral Materials.
49: Biodiversity in Soils: Use of Molecular Methods for its Characterization.
50: Biofilm Detachment.
51: Biofilms: Bacterial-Fungal Biofilms.
52: Biofilms in Natural and Drinking Water Systems.
Color Insert.