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Overview

This revised 2nd edition emphasizes the biological aspects of wastewater treatment that are valuable to operators and technicians in understanding and regulating their treatment processes. Presents the description, ecology, and functions (both beneficial and detrimental) of organisms and microorganisms (the microlife) found in wastewater treatment processes. This volume of the Wastewater Biology series is valuable to wastewater professionals such as sanitary engineers, chemists, microbiologists, and educators. Generously illustrated with a minimum of technical jargon. Updates the original text; adds significantly to the chapters on the microscope, filamentous microorganisms, metazoa and photomicroscopy; and provides specific chapters on the microorganisms and the bacteria.
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With a minimum of technical jargon, this guide for wastewater treatment professionals presents a general overview of the description, ecology, and beneficial and detrimental roles of microorganisms. The volume begins with a brief review of taxonomic principles, the use of the microscope, and techniques in photomicroscopy. Thirteen color plates assist in the identification of microlife. An extensive glossary of terms completes the volume. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781572781672
  • Publisher: Water Environment Federation
  • Publication date: 11/6/2001
  • Edition description: 2ND
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 312
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.65 (d)

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