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Main Title Environmental microbiology /
Author Pepper, Ian L.,
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Gerba, Charles P.,
Gentry, Terry J.,
Publisher Academic Press : Imprint of Elsevier,
Year Published 2015
OCLC Number 875917731
ISBN 9780123946263; 0123946263
Subjects Microbial ecology ; Bacteria--Ecology ; Microbial ecology--Textbooks ; Microbiology--Research ; Environmental Microbiology
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ERAM  QR100.P463 2015 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 08/24/2015
Edition Third edition.
Collation xxii, 705 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
This edition includes "new chapters" and "updates to other chapters." Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
"Designed for advanced undergraduate students, graduate students, and environmental professionals, this book builds upon the tremendous success of the previous editions with a comprehensive and up-to-date discussion of environmental microbiology as a discipline that has greatly expanded in scope and interest over the past several decades."--Back cover. Part I: Review of Basic Microbiological Concepts: Introduction to environmental microbiology -- Microorganisms found in the environment -- Bacterial growth -- Part II: Microbial environments: Earth environments -- Aeromicrobiology -- Aquatic environments -- Extreme environments -- Part III: Detection, enumeration, and identification: Environmental sample collection and processing -- Microscopic techniques -- Cultural methods -- Physiological methods -- Immunological methods -- Nucleic acid-based methods of analysis -- Part IV: Microbial communication, activities, and interactions with environment and nutrient cycling: Microbial source tracking -- Microbial transport in the subsurface -- Biogeochemical cycling -- Part V: Remediation of organic and metal pollutants: Microorganisms and organic pollutants -- Microorganisms and metal pollutants -- Microbial diversity and interactions in natural ecosystems -- Microbial communication: bacteria/bacteria and bacteria/hose -- Bioinformation and 'omic approaches for characterization of environmental microorganisms -- Part VI: Environmentally transmitted pathogens -- Indicator microorganisms -- Risk assessment -- Part VII: Wastewater treatment and disinfection: Municipal wastewater treatment -- Land application of organic residuals: municipal biosolids and animal manures -- Recycled water treatment and reuse -- Drinking water treatment and distribution -- Disinfection -- Part VIII: Urban Microbiology: Domestic and indoor microbiology -- Global emerging microbial issues in the Anthropocene Era.