Bibliographic Details

Manual of environmental microbiology / editor in chief, Christon J. Hurst ; editors, Ronald L. Crawford ... [et al.].

Edition 3rd ed.
Imprint Washington, D.C. : ASM Press, c2007.
Description xxi, 1293 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 29 cm.
Language English
Subject Microbial ecology -- Laboratory manuals.
Sanitary microbiology -- Laboratory manuals.
Environmental Microbiology.
Microbial ecology.
Sanitary microbiology.
Laboratory manuals.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/6611454
Other authors / contributors Hurst, Christon J.
Crawford, Ronald L., 1947-
ISBN 9781555813796 (hardcover)
1555813798 (hardcover)
Notes Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Table of Contents:
  • I. Introduction to Environmental Microbiology
  • 1. Introduction to Environmental Microbiology
  • 2. Neighborhoods and Community Involvement: No Microbe Is an Island
  • 3. Prokaryotic Diversity: Form, Ecophysiology
  • II. General Methodology
  • 4. Overview: General Methodology
  • 5. Analytical Imaging and Microscopy Techniques
  • 6. Cultivation of Bacteria and Fungi
  • 7. Cultivation of Algae and Protozoa
  • 8. Cultivation and Assay of Animal Viruses
  • 9. Cultivation of Microbial Consortia and Communities
  • 10. Lipid Analyses for Viable Microbial Biomass, Community Composition, Metabolic Status, and In Situ Metabolism
  • 11. Physiological Profiling of Microbial Communities
  • 12. Molecular Approaches for the Measurement of Density, Diversity, and Phylogeny
  • 13. Phylogenetic and Genomic Analysis
  • 14. Bioreporters
  • 15. Ecology at Long-Term Research Sites: Integrating Microbes and Ecosystems
  • 16. Quality Assurance
  • 17. Issues of Study Design and Statistical Analysis for Environmental Microbiology
  • III. Water Microbiology in Public Health
  • 18. Overview of Water Microbiology as It Relates to Public Health
  • 19. Waterborne Transmission of Infectious Agents
  • 20. Detection of Microorganisms in Environmental Freshwaters and Drinking Waters
  • 21. Detection of Protozoan Parasites in Source and Finished Drinking Water
  • 22. Microbial Indicators of Marine Recreational Water Quality
  • 23. Detection of Viruses in Environmental Waters, Sewage, and Sewage Sludges
  • 24. Detection of Bacterial Pathogens in Wastewater and Sludge
  • 25. Detection of Pathogenic Bacteria
  • 26. Control of Microorganisms in Source Water and Drinking Water
  • 27. Assessing the Efficiency of Wastewater Treatment
  • 28. Modeling the Fate of Microorganisms in Water, Wastewater, and Soil
  • 29. Estimating the Risk of Infectious Disease Associated with Pathogens in Drinking Water
  • 30. Toxic Photosynthetic Microbes
  • IV. Aquatic Environments
  • 31. An Overview of Methodologies in Aquatic Microbial Ecology
  • 32. Cultivating Microorganisms from Dilute Aquatic Environments: Melding Traditional Methodology with New Cultivation Techniques and Molecular Methods
  • 33. Primary Productivity and Producers
  • 34. Bacterial Secondary Productivity
  • 35. Community Structure: Bacteria and Archaea
  • 36. Viral Community Structure
  • 37. Protistan Community Structure
  • 38. Decomposition and Fungal Community Structure in Aquatic Environments
  • 39. Bacterial Organic Carbon Cycling in Aquatic Environments
  • 40. Environmental Genomics of C1 Metabolism
  • 41. Sulfur Cycling
  • 42. Nitrogen Cycling in Aquatic Environments
  • 43. The Marine Phosphorus Cycle
  • 44. Microbial Metal Cycling in Aquatic Environments
  • 45. Biofilms on Living Surfaces
  • 46. Extreme High-Pressure Marine Environments
  • V. Soil, Rhizosphere, and Phyllosphere
  • 47. Introduction and Overview: Soil, Rhizosphere, and Phyllosphere
  • 48. Surface Soil Microbial Sampling Methods
  • 49. Application of Phylogenetic Techniques in Studies of Soil Microbial Communities
  • 50. Sampling Viruses from Soil
  • 51. Isolation, Culture, and Detection of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi
  • 52. Isolation, In Planta Detection, and Uses of Endophytic Bacteria for Plant Protection
  • 53. Methods of Soil Microbial Community Analysis
  • 54. Microarrays: Design and Use for Agricultural and Environmental Applications
  • 55. PCR: Agricultural and Environmental Applications for Soil Microbes
  • 56. Quantification of Nitrogen Transformations
  • 57. Quantifying the Metabolic Activity of Soil- and Plant-Associated Microbes
  • 58. Soil Enzymes: Linking Proteomics and Ecological Processes
  • 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
  • 60. Reporter Gene Systems Useful in Evaluating In Situ Gene Expression by Soil- and Plant-Associated Bacteria
  • 61. Identifying Microorganisms Involved in Specific In Situ Functions: Experimental Design Considerations for rRNA Gene-Based Population Studies and Sequence-Selective PCR Assays
  • 62. Mobile Gene Elements in Environmental Microbial Communities
  • 63. Microorganisms Associated with Soil Arthropods
  • 64. Lipid Fingerprinting of Soil Microbial Communities
  • VI. Subsurface and Landfills
  • 65. Overview of Issues in Subsurface and Landfill Microbiology
  • 66. Drilling, Coring, and Sampling Subsurface Environments
  • 67. Anaerobic Decomposition of Refuse in Landfills and Methane Oxidation in Landfill Covers
  • 68. Biogeochemistry of Aquifer Systems
  • 69. Determining the Terminal Electron-Accepting Reaction in the Saturated Subsurface
  • 70. Transport of Microorganisms in the Terrestrial Subsurface: In Situ and Laboratory Methods
  • 71. Oil Field Microbiology
  • 72. Placement of Drinking Water Wells and Their Protection
  • VII. Aerobiology
  • 73. Introduction to Aerobiology
  • 74. Sampling for Airborne Microorganisms
  • 75. Analysis of Bioaerosol Samples
  • 76. Fate and Transport of Microorganisms in Air
  • 77. Airborne Fungi and Mycotoxins
  • 78. Airborne Bacteria and Endotoxin
  • 79. Legionellae and Legionnaires' Disease
  • 80. Airborne Viruses
  • 81. Aerobiology of Agricultural Pathogens
  • VIII. Biotransformation and Biodegradation
  • 82. Overview: Biotransformation and Biodegradation
  • 83. Functional Gene Arrays for Microbial Community Analysis
  • 84. Methods for Soil Metagenomics: Extraction and Cloning of Soil DNA
  • 85. Using Genetic Algorithms To Optimize Functions of Microbial Ecosystems
  • 86. Metagenomic Methods for the Identification of Active Microorganisms and Genes in Biodegradation Processes
  • 87. Proteomic Analysis of Extracellular Enzymes Produced by Wood-Degrading Fungi
  • 88. Current Progress in the Application of Mycoremediation to Soil Cleanup
  • 89. Fungal Solid-State Fermentation Systems for Bioconversion of Lignocellulosic Biomass: Process Protocol and Applications
  • 90. Characterization of Microeukaryota in Natural Environments
  • 91. Methods Useful in Assessing Biological and Chemical Activity of Low-Molecular-Weight Brown Rot Fungal Metabolites
  • 92. Techniques for Studying Uncultured and Cultured Magnetotactic Bacteria
  • 93. Growth of Electrode-Reducing Bacteria
  • 94. Microbially Mediated Anaerobic Iron (II) Oxidation at Circumneutral pH
  • 95. Isolation, Enumeration, Growth, and Preservation of Acidophilic Prokaryotes
  • 96. Molecular Techniques for the Study of Toxic Metal Resistance Mechanisms in Bacteria
  • 97. Synchrotron-Based Techniques for Monitoring Metal Transformations
  • 98. Techniques for Studying Microbial Transformations of Metals and Radionuclides
  • 99. Arsenate-Respiring Bacteria
  • 100. Biotransformations of Manganese
  • 101. Microbial Fe (III) Reduction: Ecological and Physiological Considerations