Bioremediation: Applied Microbial Solutions for Real-world Environmental Cleanup

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Ronald M. Atlas, Jim Philp
ASM Press, 2005 - Science - 366 pages
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Bioremediation: Applied Microbial Solutions for Real–World Environmental Cleanup is a fascinating examination of research and its real–world application. Intended for both academics and practitioners, the book presents information on the legal, scientific, and engineering principles behind bioremediation for cleaning up contaminated soil and groundwater sources. Provides global perspective in coverage of a broad range of bioremediation technologies including bioinjection, bioaugmentation, and phytoremediation Offers viewpoints from contributors who are recognized leaders in their fields Presents over 130 figures including high–quality line drawings Examines practical examples of bioremediation application, including relevant case studies Discusses the interactions of legal, scientific, and engineering principles behind use of bioremediation for cleanup of contaminated land and aquifers

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Atlas is a professor of biology at the Unversity of Louisville where he teaches all the undergraduate and graduate microbiology courses.

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