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Handbook of Water and Wastewater Microbiology
     

Handbook of Water and Wastewater Microbiology

by Duncan Mara
 

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'Access to safe water is a fundamental human need and therefore a basic human right' Kofi Annan, United Nations Secretary General

Edited by two world-renowned scientists in the field, The Handbook of Water and Wastewater Microbiology provides a definitive and comprehensive coverage of water and wastewater microbiology. With contributions from

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'Access to safe water is a fundamental human need and therefore a basic human right' Kofi Annan, United Nations Secretary General

Edited by two world-renowned scientists in the field, The Handbook of Water and Wastewater Microbiology provides a definitive and comprehensive coverage of water and wastewater microbiology. With contributions from experts from around the world, this book gives a global perspective on the important issues faced in the provision of safe drinking water, the problems of dealing with aquatic pollution and the processes involved in wastewater management.

Starting with an introductory chapter of basic microbiological principles, The Handbook of Water and Wastewater Microbiology develops these principles further, ensuring that this is the essential text for process engineers with little microbiological experience and specialist microbiologists alike.

Comprehensive selection of reviews dealing with drinking water and aquatic pollution
Provides an understading of basic microbiology and how it is applied to engineering process solutions
Suitable for all levels of knowledge in microbiology -from those with no background to specialists who require the depth of information

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"...a valuable addition to the general area of ecological and applied microbiology, and editors Mara and Horan have done an excellent job in putting together this volume."
-CHOICE (March 2004)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780080478197
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
08/07/2003
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Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
832
File size:
18 MB
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This book includes several reviews that cover many of the important issues in the interest of safe and wholesome drinking water and dealing with the threats of aquatic pollution.

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