Denitrification in Soil and Sediment / Edition 1

Denitrification in Soil and Sediment / Edition 1

by Niels Peter Revsbech

ISBN-10: 030643721X

ISBN-13: 9780306437212

Pub. Date: 03/01/1991

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC

Product Details

Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
FEMS Symposium Series, #56
Product dimensions:
0.88(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

I. Biochemistry and Genetics of Denitrification.- 1. Bio-inorganic Aspects of Denitrification: Structures and Reactions of NxOy Compounds and their Interaction with Iron and Copper Proteins.- 2. Distribution and Diversity of Dissimilatory NO2- Reductases in Denitrifying Bacteria.- 3. Metabolism of Nitrous Oxide.- 4. Physiology, Biochemistry and Genetics of Nitrate Dissimilation to Ammonia.- II. Ecophysiology of Denitrification.- 5. Role of Environmental Factors in Regulating Nitrate Respiration in Intertidal Sediments.- 6. Physiological and Ecological Aspects of Aerobic Denitrification, a Link with Heterotrophic Nitrification?.- III. Emission of NxOy Compounds.- 7. Flux of NOx between Soil and Atmosphere: Importance and Soil Microbial Metabolism.- 8. Emissions of N2O from Various Environments — the Use of Stable Isotope Composition of N2O as a Tracer for the Studies of N2O Biogeochemical Cycling.- IV. Denitrification in Soil.- 9. Acetylene Inhibition Technique: Development, Advantages and Potential Problems.- 10. The Use of Acetylene for the Quantification of N2 and N2O Production from Biological Processes in Soil.- 11. Measuring Denitrification in Soils Using 15N Techniques.- 12. Rhizosphere Denitrification; a Minor Process but Indicator of Decomposition Activity.- 13. Characterizing the Variability of Soil Denitrification.- 14. Anaerobic Zones and Denitrification in Soil: Modeling and Measurement.- 15. Diffusion-Reaction Models of Denitrification in Soil Microsites.- V. Denitrification in Biofilm and Sediment.- 16. Combined Use of the Acetylene Inhibition Technique and Microsensors for Quantification of Denitrification in Sediments and Biofilms.- 17. Denitrification in Stream Biofilm and Sediment: In Situ Variation and Control Factors.- 18. Measurement of Sediment Denitrification Using 15N Tracer Method.- 19. Denitrification in Aquatic Sediments.- 20. Denitrification Model for Marine Sediment.- Contributors.

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network


Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >