Acid Stress and Aquatic Microbial Interactions

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CRC Press, Apr 30, 1989 - Science - 184 pages
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This volume presents information and techniques which are at the leading edge of microbial acid rain research and addresses a number of topical and important issues of global concern. Topics discussed include microbial responses to low pH and biogeochemical processes. Cycling of organic matter, microbial interactions with higher forms of biota, and the factors affecting these processes and interactions are described. This book is of special interest to researchers and those involved in management of acid - stressed waters.
 

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Contents

Introduction
2
Efficiency of Sediment Microbes in Neutralizing Acidic Inputs
14
Chapter 1
21
Chapter 4
47
Chapter 6
69
Chapter 7
91
Diatom Stratigraphy in AcidStressed Lakes in The Netherlands Canada and China
115
Methods of Analysis and the Effect
145
Index
171
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