Bacteria in the greenhouse: modeling the role of oceanic plankton in the global carbon cycle / Hugh W. Ducklow and M.J.R. Fasham -- Effects of acid deposition on microbial processes in natural waters / Cynthia C. Gilmour -- Effect of acid rain on soil microbial processes / David D. Myrold and G.E. Nason -- Microbial transport of toxic metals / Tim Ford and Ralph Mitchell -- Transport of pathogens through soils and aquifers / Gabriel Bitton and Ronald W. Harvey -- Detection methods for waterborne pathogens / Ajaib Singh and Gordon A. McFeters -- Control of enteric pathogens in developing countries / S. Cairncross -- Microbial processes in coastal pollution / Douglas G. Capone and James E. Bauer. Molecular approaches to environmental management / Betty H. Olson and Yu-Li Tsai -- Innovations in biological processes for pollution control / B.E. Rittmann -- Bioremediation of organic contaminants in the subsurface / E.J. Bouwer -- The importance of genetic exchange in degradation of xenobiotic chemicals / Michael Boyle -- Microbial control of plant diseases / Alex Sivan and Ilan Chet -- Composting in the context of municipal solid waste management / Melvin S. Finstein -- Microbial desulfurization of coal / Pieter Bos, Fred C. Boogerd, and J. Gijs Kuenen. Environmental Microbiology offers an in-depth examination of the role of microbiological processes related to environmental deterioration. Emphasizing new approaches, this book investigates the complex microbial processes involved in both the contamination of water, soil, the atmosphere, and the stratosphere, and pollution control.