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Main Title Environmental biotechnology /
Author Scragg, A. H.
Publisher Oxford University Press,
Year Published 2004
OCLC Number 61278738
ISBN 0199268673; 9780199268672; 9780199228614; 0199228612
Subjects Bioremediation. ; Biotechnologie.--(DE-588)4069491-4 ; Umwelttechnik.--(DE-588)4061650-2
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EKBM  TD192.5.S294 2004 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 12/22/2006
Edition 2nd ed.
Collation 447 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
1. Introduction -- 2. Microbiology -- 3. Environmental monitoring -- 4. Sewage treatment -- 5. Bioremediation -- 6. Biotechnology and sustainable technology -- 7. Biofuels -- 8. Natural resource recovery -- 9. Agricultural biotechnology -- 10. Biotechnology of the marine environment -- 11. Specific topics -- References -- Index. "Opening with an overview of environmental biotechnology, and a review of the key aspects of microbiology upon which the field is based, the book goes on to explore the diverse ways in which biotechnology is applied to tackle environmental problems and issues, from monitoring of the environment and treatment of waste, to the removal of pollutants and extraction of oil and minerals. The book closes with a discussion of two specific topics, the Exxon Valdez oil spill and acid mine drainage from the Wheal Jane mine in Cornwall, UK."--Jacket.