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Introduction to geomicrobiology

Author: Kurt Konhauser
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Kurt Konhauser explores how microbial life has affected the Earth's environment through time. His introduction discusses how microorganisms are classified, the physical constraints governing their growth, methods used to study their phylogenetic diversity and life in extreme environments.

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Genre/Form: Einführung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kurt Konhauser
ISBN: 0632054549 9780632054541 9780632054541
OCLC Number: 60557335
Description: x, 425 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Microbial properties and diversity --
Microbial metabolism --
Cell surface reactivity and metal sorption --
Biomineralization --
Microbial weathering --
Microbial zonation --
Early microbial life.
Responsibility: Kurt Konhauser.
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Introduction to Geomicrobiology is a timely and comprehensive overview of how microbial life has affected Earth's environment through time. It shows how the ubiquity of microorganisms, their high  Read more...


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"This text is well illustrated with clear, informative and well-described diagrams and some splendid electron micrographs with convincing evidence for mineral deposition by bacterial action. A good Read more...

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