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Main Title Geomicrobiology /
Author Ehrlich, Henry Lutz,
Publisher M. Dekker,
Year Published 1996
OCLC Number 33079094
ISBN 0824795415; 9780824795412
Subjects Geomicrobiology. ; Micro-organismen. ; Geologie. ; Géomicrobiologie. ; Geomikrobiologie. ; Geomikrobiologie.--(DE-588)4156734-1
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EMBM  QR103.E37 1996 NRMRL/GWERD Library/Ada,OK 06/21/1996
Edition 3rd ed., rev. and expanded.
Collation xix, 719 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
1. Introduction -- 2. The Earth as a Microbial Habitat -- 3. The Origin of Life and Its Early History -- 4. The Lithosphere as a Microbial Habitat -- 5. The Hydrosphere -- 6. Geomicrobial Processes: A Physiological and Biochemical Overview -- 7. Methods in Geomicrobiology -- 8. Microbial Formation and Degradation of Carbonates -- 9. Geomicrobial Interactions with Silicon -- 10. Geomicrobial Interactions with Phosphorus -- 11. Geomicrobially Important Interactions with Nitrogen -- 12. Geomicrobial Interactions with Arsenic and Antimony -- 13. Geomicrobiology of Mercury -- 14. Geomicrobiology of Iron -- 15. Geomicrobiology of Manganese -- 16. Geomicrobial Interactions with Chromium, Molybdenum, Vanadium, and Uranium -- 17. Geomicrobiology of Sulfur -- 18. Biogenesis and Biodegradation of Sulfide Minerals on the Earth's Surface -- 19. Geomicrobiology of Selenium and Tellurium -- 20. Geomicrobiology of Fossil Fuels. Maintaining and enhancing the excellent qualities that sent the previous edition into multiple printings, Geomicrobiology, Third Edition explores the role that microbes play or have played in specific geological processes - presenting the latest advances in understanding carbonate deposition ... rock weathering ... methylmercury formation ... the oxidation and/or reduction of compounds of iron, sulfur, manganese, molybdenum, chromium, vanadium, uranium, selenium, phosphorus, and arsenic ... methanogenesis ... the microbial attack of coal ... the degradation of hydrocarbons ... the enzymatic attack of the surface of pyrite crystals ... and much more.