Manual of Environmental Microbiology / Edition 3

Manual of Environmental Microbiology / Edition 3

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Manual of Environmental Microbiology / Edition 3

The most definitive manual of microbes in air, water, and soil and their impact on human health and welfare.

  • Incorporates a summary of the latest methodology used to study the activity and fate of microorganisms in various environments.
  • Synthesizes the latest information on the assessment of microbial presence and microbial activity in natural and artificial environments.
  • Features a section on biotransformation and biodegradation.
  • Serves as an indispensable reference for environmental microbiologists, microbial ecologists, and environmental engineers, as well as those interested in human diseases, water and wastewater treatment, and biotechnology.

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ISBN-13: 9781555813796
Publisher: ASM Press
Publication date: 05/28/2007
Edition description: REV
Pages: 1352
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 11.00(h) x 2.50(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

I. Introduction to Environmental Microbiology
Volume Editor: Jay L. Garland

1. Introduction to Environmental Microbiology, Christon J. Hurst

2. Neighborhoods and Community Involvement: No Microbe Is an Island, Christon J. Hurst

3. Prokaryotic Diversity: Form, Ecophysiology, and Habitat, Frederick S. Colwell and Edward R. Leadbetter

II. General Methodology

Volume Editor: Jay L. Garland

Section Editor: Seán P. O’Connell

4. Overview: General Methodology, Jay L. Garland and Seán P. O’Connell

5. Analytical Imaging and Microscopy Techniques, J. R. Lawrence, D. R. Korber, and T. R. Neu

6. Cultivation of Bacteria and Fungi, Ralph S. Tanner

7. Cultivation of Algae and Protozoa, John G. Day, Undine Achillles-Day, Susan Brown, and Alan Warren

8. Cultivation and Assay of Animal Viruses, Pierre Payment

9. Cultivation of Microbial Consortia and Communities, Gideon M. Wolfaardt, Darren R. Korber, and John R. Lawrence

10. Lipid Analyses for Viable Microbial Biomass, Community Composition, Metabolic Status, and In Situ Metabolism, David B. Hedrick, Aaron D. Peacock, and David C. White

11. Physiological Profiling of Microbial Communities, Jay L. Garland, Colin D. Campbell, and Aaron L. Mills

12. Molecular Approaches for the Measurement of Density, Diversity, and Phylogeny, Wen-Tso Liu and David A. Stahl

13. Phylogenetic and Genomic Analysis, Dirk Gevers and Tom Coenye

14. Bioreporters, Biosensors, and Microprobes, Robert S. Burlage

15. Ecology at Long-Term Research Sites: Integrating Microbes and Ecosystems, John E. Hobbie, Michele Bahr, and Anna-Louise Reysenbach

16. Quality Assurance, A. J. Cross-Smiecinski

17. Issues of Study Design and Statistical Analysis for Environmental Microbiology, Kenneth M. Portier and Ronald Corstanje

III. Water Microbiology in Public Health

Volume Editor: Christon J. Hurst

Section Editor: Gary A. Toranzos

18. Overview of Water Microbiology as It Relates to Public Health, Christon J. Hurst

19. Waterborne Transmission of Infectious Agents, Christine L. Moe

20. Detection of Microorganisms in Environmental Freshwaters and Drinking Waters, Gary A. Toranzos, Gordon A. McFeters, Juan José Borrego, and Marion Savill

21. Detection of Protozoan Parasites in Source and Finished Drinking Water, Frank W. Schaefer III

22. Microbial Indicators of Marine Recreational Water Quality, Stephen B. Weisberg, Rachel T. Noble, and John F. Griffith

23. Detection of Viruses in Environmental Waters, Sewage, and Sewage Sludges, Christon J. Hurst and Kelly A. Reynolds

24. Detection of Bacterial Pathogens in Wastewater and Sludge, Richard E. Danielson and Robert C. Cooper

25. Detection of Pathogenic Bacteria, Viruses, and Parasitic Protozoa in Shellfish, Lee-Ann Jaykus

26. Control of Microorganisms in Source Water and Drinking Water, Morteza Abbaszadegan and Aaron B. Margolin

27. Assessing the Efficiency of Wastewater Treatment, Wesley O. Pipes and James T. Zmuda

28. Modeling the Fate of Microorganisms in Water, Wastewater, and Soil, Christon J. Hurst

29. Estimating the Risk of Infectious Disease Associated with Pathogens in Drinking Water, Christon J. Hurst

30. Toxic Photosynthetic Microbes, Wesley Clinton Jackson, Jr.

IV. Aquatic Environments

Volume Editor: Christon J. Hurst

Section Editor: Meredith A. J. Hullar

31. An Overview of Methodologies in Aquatic Microbial Ecology, Meredith A. J. Hullar

32. Cultivating Microorganisms from Dilute Aquatic Environments: Melding Traditional Methodology with New Cultivation Techniques and Molecular Methods, Jamie W. Becker, Marina L. Brandon, and Michael S. Rappé

33. Primary Productivity and Producers, Hans W. Paerl

34. Bacterial Secondary Productivity, Gerardo Chin-Leo and Colleen T. Evans

35. Community Structure: Bacteria and Archaea, Jed A. Fuhrman

36. Viral Community Structure, Alexander I. Culley and Curtis A. Suttle

37. Protistan Community Structure, David A. Caron and Astrid Schnetzer

38. Decomposition and Fungal Community Structure in Aquatic Environments, Felix Bärlocher

39. Bacterial Organic Carbon Cycling in Aquatic Environments, Matthew T. Cottrell

40. Environmental Genomics of C1 Metabolism, Marina G. Kalyuzhnaya, Olivier Nercessian, Mary E. Lidstrom, and Ludmila Chistoserdova

41. Sulfur Cycling, Mark E. Hines, Pieter T. Visscher, Andreas P. Teske, and Richard Devereux

42. Nitrogen Cycling in Aquatic Environments, Bess B. Ward

43. The Marine Phosphorus Cycle, David M. Karl

44. Microbial Metal Cycling in Aquatic Environments, Eric E. Roden and David Emerson

45. Biofilms on Living Surfaces, Jeremy S. Webb, Michael W. Taylor, Scott Rice, Torsten Thomas, Dhana Rao, Diane McDougald, and Staffan Kjelleberg

46. Extreme High-Pressure Marine Environments, Jody W. Deming

V. Soil, Rhizosphere, and Phyllosphere

Volume Editor: David A. Lipson

47. Introduction and Overview: Soil, Rhizosphere, and Phyllosphere, David Lipson

48. Surface Soil Microbial Sampling Methods, David B. Knaebel

49. Application of Phylogenetic Techniques in Studies of Soil Microbial Communities, Ryan T. Jones, Elizabeth K. Costello, and Andrew P. Martin

50. Sampling Viruses from Soil, Christon J. Hurst and Kelly A. Reynolds

51. Isolation, Culture, and Detection of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi, David G. Sylvia, Wittaya Kaonongbua, and James D. Bever

52. Isolation, In Planta Detection, and Uses of Endophytic Bacteria for Plant Protection, Charles W. Bacon and Dorothy M. Hinton

53. Methods of Soil Microbial Community Analysis, Andrew Ogram, Hector Castro, and Ashvini Chauhan

54. Microarrays: Design and Use for Agricultural and Environmental Applications, Scot E. Dowd, Hiroshi Ishizaki, and Jeanette Thurston Enriquez

55. PCR: Agricultural and Environmental Applications for Soil Microbes, Scot E. Dowd and Ian L. Pepper

56. Quantification of Nitrogen Transformations, David D. Myrold

57. Quantifying the Metabolic Activity of Soil- and Plant-Associated Microbes, Guy R. Knudsen

58. Soil Enzymes: Linking Proteomics and Ecological Processes, Steven D. Allison, Tracy B. Gartner, Keri Holland, Michael Weintraub, and Robert L. Sinsabaugh

59. Use of Immunofluorescence Microscopy and Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization Combined with CMEIAS and Other Image Analysis Tools To Study the Autecology of Soil- and Plant-Associated Microbes, Frank B. Dazzo, Michael Schmid, and Anton Hartmann

60. Reporter Gene Systems Useful in Evaluating In Situ Gene Expression by Soil- and Plant-Associated Bacteria, H. J. Leveau, Joyce E. Loper, and Steven E. Lindow

61. Identifying Microorganisms Involved in Specific In Situ Functions: Experimental Design Considerations for rRNA Gene-Based Population Studies and Sequence-Selective PCR Assays, James Borneman, J. Ole Becker, Elizabeth Bent, Brian Lanoil, Brian McSpadden Gardener, Rabiu Olatinwo, Laura Presley, Alexandra J. Scupham, Lea Valinsky, and Bei Yin

62. Mobile Gene Elements in Environmental Microbial Communities, Diana R. Nemergut, Tamar Barkay, and Jonna Coombs

63. Microorganisms Associated with Soil Arthropods, Ann E. Hajek, James R. Fuxa, and Yasuhisa Kunimi

64. Lipid Fingerprinting of Soil Microbial Communities, Ana Lucia Córdova-Kreylos and Kate M. Scow

VI. Subsurface and Landfills

Volume Editor: Aaron L. Mills

65. Overview of Issues in Subsurface and Landfill Microbiology, Ronald W. Harvey, Joseph M. Suflita, Michael J. McInerney, and Aaron L. Mills

66. Drilling, Coring, and Sampling Subsurface Environments, Thomas L. Kieft, Tommy J. Phelps, and James K. Fredrickson

67. Anaerobic Decomposition of Refuse in Landfills and Methane Oxidation in Landfill Covers, Helene H. Hilger and Morton A. Barlaz

68. Biogeochemistry of Aquifer Systems, Isabelle M. Cozzarelli and Johanna V. Weiss

69. Determining the Terminal Electron-Accepting Reaction in the Saturated Subsurface, Richard L. Smith and Steve H. Harris, Jr.

70. Transport of Microorganisms in the Terrestrial Subsurface: In Situ and Laboratory Methods, Ronald W. Harvey, Hauke Harms, and Lee Landkamer

71. Oil Field Microbiology, Michael J. McInerney, Gerrit Voordouw, Gary E. Jenneman, and Kerry L. Sublette

72. Placement of Drinking Water Wells and Their Protection, Marylynn V. Yates

VII. Aerobiology

Volume Editor: Linda D. Stetzenbach

Section Editor: Mark P. Buttner

73. Introduction to Aerobiology, Linda D. Stetzenbach

74. Sampling for Airborne Microorganisms, Sergey A. Grinshpun, Mark P. Buttner, and Klaus Willeke

75. Analysis of Bioaerosol Samples, Patricia Cruz and Mark P. Buttner

76. Fate and Transport of Microorganisms in Air, Alan Jeff Mohr

77. Airborne Fungi and Mycotoxins, Chin S. Yang and Eckhardt Johanning

78. Airborne Bacteria and Endotoxin, Peter S. Thorne and Caroline Duchaine

79. Legionellae and Legionnaires’ Disease, Barry S. Fields

80. Airborne Viruses, Syed A. Sattar and M. Khalid Ijaz

81. Aerobiology of Agricultural Pathogens, Estelle Levetin

VIII. Biotransformation and Biodegradation

Volume Editor: Ronald L. Crawford

Section Editor: Jonathan R. Lloyd and Ming Tien

82. Overview: Biotransformation and Biodegradation, Ronald L. Crawford

83. Functional Gene Arrays for Microbial Community Analysis, Terry J. Gentry, Christopher W. Schadt, Zhili He, and Jizhong Zhou

84. Methods for Soil Metagenomics: Extraction and Cloning of Soil DNA, Christian S. Riesenfeld, Lynn L. Williamson, and Jo Handelsman

85. Using Genetic Algorithms To Optimize Functions of Microbial Ecosystems, Frederik P. J. Vandecasteele, Thomas F. Hess, and Ronald L. Crawford

86. Metagenomic Methods for the Identification of Active Microorganisms and Genes in Biodegradation Processes, Don Cowan and William Stafford

87. Proteomic Analysis of Extracellular Enzymes Produced by Wood-Degrading Fungi, Feng Liu, Hasan Koc, and Ming Tien

88. Current Progress in the Application of Mycoremediation to Soil Cleanup, Richard T. Lamar and R. B. White

89. Fungal Solid-State Fermentation Systems for Bioconversion of Lignocellulosic Biomass: Process Protocol and Applications, Chundakkadu Krishna

90. Characterization of Microeukaryota in Natural Environments, Janice L. Strap

91. Methods Useful in Assessing Biological and Chemical Activity of Low-Molecular-Weight Brown Rot Fungal Metabolites, Jody Jellison, Barry Goodell, and Yuhui Qian

92. Techniques for Studying Uncultured and Cultured Magnetotactic Bacteria, Dirk Schüler and Dennis A. Bazylinski

93. Growth of Electrode-Reducing Bacteria, Daniel R. Bond

94. Microbially Mediated Anaerobic Iron (II) Oxidation at Circumneutral pH, Karrie A. Weber and John D. Coates

95. Isolation, Enumeration, Growth, and Preservation of Acidophilic Prokaryotes, Kevin B. Hallberg and D. Barrie Johnson

96. Molecular Techniques for the Study of Toxic Metal Resistance Mechanisms in Bacteria, Jon L. Hobman

97. Synchrotron-Based Techniques for Monitoring Metal Transformations, Kenneth M. Kemner and Shelly D. Kelly

98. Techniques for Studying Microbial Transformations of Metals and Radionuclides, Jonathan R. Lloyd, Terry J. Beveridge, Katherine Morris, David A. Polya, and David J. Vaughan

99. Arsenate-Respiring Bacteria, Chad W. Saltikov and Davin Malasarn

100. Biotransformations of Manganese, Bradley M. Tebo, Brian G. Clement, and Gregory J. Dick

101. Microbial Fe (III) Reduction: Ecological and Physiological Considerations, David E. Cummings and Timothy S. Magnuson

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