Advances in Stromatolite Geobiology

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ISBN: 978-3-642-10414-5 (Print) 978-3-642-10415-2 (Online)

Table of contents (32 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

  2. General Aspects and Research History

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      Pages 1-1

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      Founding of the Term ‘Stromatolite’: Ernst Louis Kalkowsky (1851–1938) and His Early Stromatolite Research

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      Pages 13-28

      Kalkowsky’s Stromatolites and Oolites (Lower Buntsandstein, Northern Germany)

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      Pages 29-74

      The Nature of Stromatolites: 3,500 Million Years of History and a Century of Research

  3. Stromatolite Formation and Microbial Biomineralisation

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      Pages 75-75

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      Pages 77-89

      Modern Marine Stromatolites of Little Darby Island, Exuma Archipelago, Bahamas: Environmental Setting, Accretion Mechanisms and Role of Euendoliths

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      Pages 91-100

      Molecular Approaches to Studying Living Stromatolites

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      Pages 101-121

      Magnesium Inhibition Controls Spherical Carbonate Precipitation in Ultrabasic Springwater (Cedars, California) and Culture Experiments

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      Pages 123-133

      Microbial Control on Lamina Formation in a Travertine of Crystal Geyser, Utah

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      Pages 135-139

      Photosynthesis-Induced Stromatolite Formation in the Freshwater Creeks

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      Pages 141-149

      The Role of Purple Sulphur Bacteria in Carbonate Precipitation of Modern and Possibly Early Precambrian Stromatolites

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      Pages 151-160

      Precipitation of CaCO3 Under Sulphate-Reduction Conditions

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      Pages 161-181

      Myxococcus xanthus Colony Calcification: An Study to Better Understand the Processes Involved in the Formation of this Stromatolite-Like Structure

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      Pages 183-185

      Are Stromatolites the Most Ancient Skeletal Organisms?

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      Pages 187-205

      Microbial Mats and Microbialites in the Freshwater Laguna Bacalar, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico

  4. Microbial Ecology and Fossil Record

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      Pages 207-207

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      Pages 209-220

      Geomicrobiology of Fluid Venting Structures at the Salse di Nirano Mud Volcano Area in the Northern Apennines (Italy)

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      Pages 221-231

      Trace Element and Biomarker Signatures in Iron-Precipitating Microbial Mats from the Tunnel of Äspö (Sweden)

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      Pages 233-263

      Microbial Euendolithic Assemblages and Microborings in Intertidal and Shallow Marine Habitats: Insight in Cyanobacterial Speciation

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      Pages 265-276

      On Microbiocorrosion

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      Pages 277-295

      The Deep-Sea Chemoautotroph Microbial World as Experienced by the Mediterranean Metazoans Through Time

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      Pages 297-320

      Gypsum Microbialite Domes Shaped by Brine Currents from the Badenian Evaporites of Western Ukraine

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      Pages 321-329

      The Microbialite-Vermetid Community of the Salento Peninsula in Southern Italy: A Late Miocene Example of Automicrite Deposition

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