Volume 13 2008

Microbiology of Extreme Soils

ISBN: 978-3-540-74230-2 (Print) 978-3-540-74231-9 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii

  2. Principles of Extreme Soil Microbiology

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      Pages 3-13

      The Microbiological Promises of Extreme Soils

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      Pages 15-43

      Microbial Diversity, Life Strategies, and Adaptation to Life in Extreme Soils

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      Pages 45-70

      Extreme Views on Prokaryote Evolution

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      Pages 71-84

      Biodiversity: Extracting Lessons from Extreme Soils

  3. Natural Extreme Soils

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      Pages 87-115

      Halophilic and Halotolerant Micro-Organisms from Soils

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      Pages 117-132

      Atacama Desert Soil Microbiology

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      Pages 133-154

      Microbial Communities and Processes in Arctic Permafrost Environments

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      Pages 155-175

      Aerobic, Endospore-Forming Bacteria from Antarctic Geothermal Soils

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      Pages 177-203

      Peatland Microbiology

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      Pages 205-223

      Subsurface Geomicrobiology of the Iberian Pyritic Belt

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      Pages 225-243

      The Potential for Extant Life in the Soils of Mars

  4. Anthropogenic Extreme Soils

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      Pages 247-274

      Bacteriology of Extremely Cold Soils Exposed to Hydrocarbon Pollution

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      Pages 275-298

      Microbiology of Oil-Contaminated Desert Soils and Coastal Areas in the Arabian Gulf Region

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      Pages 299-316

      Microbial Communities in Fire-Affected Soils

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      Pages 317-332

      Endophytes and Rhizosphere Bacteria of Plants Growing in Heavy Metal-Containing Soils

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      Pages 333-355

      Interactions of Fungi and Radionuclides in Soil

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 357-369