2011

Environmental Microbiology of Aquatic and Waste Systems

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ISBN: 978-94-007-1459-5 (Print) 978-94-007-1460-1 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 3-13

      Nature, Properties, and Distribution of Water

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      Pages 15-29

      Peculiarities of Water as an Environmental Habitat for Microorganisms

  3. Biological Aspects of Microorganisms in Aquatic Environments

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 31-31

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      Pages 33-45

      Aspects of the Molecular Biology of Microorganisms of Relevance to the Aquatic Environment

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      Pages 47-107

      Taxonomy, Physiology, and Ecology of Aquatic Microorganisms

  4. The Ecology of Microorganisms in Natural Waters

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 109-109

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      Pages 111-122

      Ecology of Microorganisms in Freshwater

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      Pages 123-148

      Ecology of Microorganisms in Saline Waters (Seas and Oceans)

  5. Pollution and Purification of, and Disease Transmission in, Water

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 149-149

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      Pages 151-187

      Pollution of Aquatic Systems: Pollution Through Eutrophication, Fecal Materials, and Oil Spills

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      Pages 189-214

      Disease Transmission in Water

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      Pages 215-245

      Municipal Purification of Water

  6. Waste Disposal in Aquatic and Solid Media

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 247-247

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      Pages 249-273

      Waste Disposal in the Aqueous Medium: Sewage Disposal

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      Pages 275-303

      The Disposal of Municipal Solid Wastes

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 305-307