Encyclopedia of Geobiology

2011 Edition
| Editors: Joachim Reitner, Volker Thiel

Acidophiles

  • Joachim Reitner
  • Volker Thiel
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-9212-1_4

“Acidophiles” are organisms thriving in environments below pH 5. For details, see entries “ Extreme Environments,” “ Biomining (Mineral Bioleaching, Mineral Biooxidation),” “ Hot Springs and Geysers,”  Hydrothermal Environments (Marine) and “ Acid Rock Drainage.”

Keywords

Extreme Environment Hydrothermal Environment Acid Rock Drainage 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joachim Reitner
    • 1
  • Volker Thiel
    • 1
  1. 1.University of GöttingenGöttingenGermany