ISBN/ASIN: 1578086655,9781578086658 | 2010 | English | pdf | 320/315 pages | 3.45 Mb
Publisher: Science Publishers | Author: S. K. Jain, A. A. Khan, M. K. Rai | Edition: 1
Geomicrobiology is a combination of geology and microbiology, and includes the study of interaction of microorganisms with their environment, such as in sedimentary rocks. This is a new and rapidly-developing field that has led in the past decade to a radically-revised view of the diversity and activity of microbial life on Earth. Geomicrobiology examines the role that microbes have played in the past and are currently playing in a number of fundamental geological processes. The present book is of great importance for researchers working in the field of microbiology, biotechnology, geology and environmental biotechnology. It can be a major reference book for students as well as researchers.