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Marine and Industrial Biofouling / Edition 1

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783540697947
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 12/18/2008
Series: Springer Series on Biofilms , #4
Edition description: 2009
Pages: 334
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Part I Microbial Biofouling and Microbially Influenced Corrosion

Why Microorganisms Live in Biofilms and the Problem of Biofouling Hans-Curt Flemming 3

The Effect of Substratum Properties on the Survival of Attached Microorganisms on Inert Surfaces K.A. Whitehead J. Verran 13

Mechanisms of Microbially Influenced Corrosion Z. Lewandowski H. Beyenal 35

Industrial Biofilms and their Control P. Sriyutha Murthy R. Venkatesan 65

Biofilm Control: Conventional and Alternative Approaches H.-C. Flemming H. Ridgway 103

An Example: Biofouling Protection for Marine Environmental Sensors by Local Chlorination L. Delauney C. Compere 119

Surface Modification Approach to Control Biofouling T. Vladkova 135

A Strategy To Purpsue in Selecting a Natural Antifoulant: A Perspective K.E. Cooksey B. Wigglesworth-Cooksey R.A. Long 165

Novel Antifouling Coatings: A Multiconceptual Approach D. Rittschof 179

Concept and Consequences of the EU Biocide Guideline H.-C. Flemming M. Greenhalgh 189

Part II Macrofouling

Hydroides elegans (Annelida: Polychaeta): A Model for Biofouling Research Brain T. Nedved Michael G. Hadfield 203

Marine Epibiosis: Concepts, Ecological Consequences and Host Defense T. Harder 219

Larval Settlement and Surfaces: Implications in Development of Antifouling Strategies P. Sriyutha Murthy V.P. Venugopalan K.V.K. Nair T. Subramoniam 233

Macrofouling Control in Power Plants R. Venkatesan P. Sriyutha Murthy 265

Inhibition and Induction of Marine Biofouling by Biofilms S. Dobretsov 293

A Triangle Model: Environmental Changes Affect Biofilms that Affect Larval Settlement P.Y. Qian H.-U. Dahms 315

Index 329

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