Handbook of Water and Wastewater Microbiology

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Duncan Mara, Nigel J. Horan
Elsevier, 7 ago 2003 - 832 pagine

"Access to safe water is a fundamental human need and therefore a basic human right" --Kofi Annan, United Nations Secretary General

Edited by two world-renowned scientists in the field, The Handbook of Water and Wastewater Microbiology provides a definitive and comprehensive coverage of water and wastewater microbiology. With contributions from experts from around the world, this book gives a global perspective on the important issues faced in the provision of safe drinking water, the problems of dealing with aquatic pollution and the processes involved in wastewater management.

Starting with an introductory chapter of basic microbiological principles, The Handbook of Water and Wastewater Microbiology develops these principles further, ensuring that this is the essential text for process engineers with little microbiological experience and specialist microbiologists alike.

  • Comprehensive selection of reviews dealing with drinking water and aquatic pollution
  • Provides an understading of basic microbiology and how it is applied to engineering process solutions
  • Suitable for all levels of knowledge in microbiology -from those with no background to specialists who require the depth of information

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Sommario

Part 2 Water and Excreta Related Diseases
175
Part 3 Microbiology of Wastewater Treatment
315
Part 4 Drinking Water Microbiology
611
Useful Websites
794
Index
797
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Pagina 136 - Amann, RI, Ludwig, W., and Schleifer, KH (1995). Phylogenetic identification and in situ detection of individual microbial cells without cultivation.
Pagina 145 - Pollution is an undesirable change in the physical, chemical, or biological characteristics of our air, land, and water that may or will harmfully affect human life or that of other desirable species, our industrial processes, living conditions and cultural assets; or that may or will waste or deteriorate our raw material resources...
Pagina 297 - June 1986 on the protection of the environment, and in particular of the soil, when sewage sludge is used in agriculture (86/278/EEC).
Pagina 68 - National Field Evaluation of a Defined Substrate Method for the Simultaneous Enumeration of Total Coliforms and Esherichia coli from Drinking Water: Comparison with the Standard Multiple Tube Fermentation Method" (Edberg et al.), Applied and Environmental Microbiology, Volume 54, pp.
Pagina 631 - Contamination of weaning foods and transmission of enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli diarrhoea in children in rural Bangladesh.
Pagina 388 - GW and Chen, M. (1975) Microbiological basis of phosphate removal in the activated sludge process for the treatment of wastewater.
Pagina 207 - R. (1985). Elimination of viruses and indicator bacteria at each step of treatment during preparation of drinking water at seven water treatment plants.
Pagina 103 - Studies on the intestinal flora. I. The bacterial flora of the gastrointestinal tract in healthy and achlorhydric persons.
Pagina 388 - H. (1989). Characterization of the bacterial population structure in an anaerobic-aerobic activated sludge system on the basis of respiratory quinone profiles. Appl. Environ. Microbiol.
Pagina 95 - Gardes. M. and Bruns. TD (1993) ITS primers with enhanced specificity for basidiomycetes: application to the identification of mycorrhizae and rusts. Molecular Ecology 2.

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