Antarctic microbiology /

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Imprint:New York : Wiley-Liss, c1993.
Description:x, 634 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Series:Ecological and applied microbiology
Subject:Microbial ecology -- Antarctica.
Microbial ecology.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Friedmann, E. Imre
Thistle, Anne B.
ISBN:04714507768 (acid-free paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword / E. Imre Friedmann and Anne B. Thistle
  • Microbial Processes in the Southern Oceans / David M. Karl
  • Phytoplankton / Sayed Z. El-Sayed and Greta A. Fryxell
  • Protozooplankton / D.L. Garrison and M.M. Gowing
  • Microorganisms in Antarctic Sea Ice / A.C. Palmisano and D.L. Garrison
  • Nearshore Benthic Marine Sediments / D.C. White, G.A. Smith, J.B. Guckert and P.D. Nichols
  • Degradation of Particulate Organic Material in the Antarctic / James T. Staley and Russell P. Herwig
  • Microorganisms in the Antarctic Ice / S.S. Abyzov
  • The Microbiology of Antarctic Soils / H.S. Vishniac
  • Terrestrial Lithophytic (Rock) Communities / James A. Nienow and E. Imre Friedmann
  • Soils Heated by Volcanism / Paul A. Broady
  • Lichens in the Antarctic Region / Ludger Kappen
  • Environmental Regulators of Microbial Activity in Continental Antarctic Lakes / George M. Simmons, Jr., J. Robie Vestal and Robert A. Wharton, Jr.
  • Microbial Communities and Processes in Antarctic Flowing Waters / W.F. Vincent, C. Howard-Williams and P.A. Broady
  • Human Infectious Diseases / Harold G. Muchmore, E. Nan Scott and Alan J. Parkinson
  • Relevance of Antarctic Microbial Ecosystems to Exobiology / Christopher P. McKay
  • Protection of Antarctic Microbial Habitats / Sidney Draggan.