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Applied and environmental microbiology

(American Society for Microbiology)
McNichols Campus Library
QR 1 .A6

This refereed journal includes research articles in agricultural, food and industrial microbiology as well as basic microbial biological processes. It emphasizes the practical applications of research findings.

Biodegradation and bioremediation

Alexander, Martin. (Academic Press, 1994)
McNichols Campus Library
TD 192.5 .A43 1994

Biological systems under extreme conditions : structure and function

Taniguchi, Y.; Stanley, H.E.; Ludwig, H. (eds.).. (Springer, 2002)
McNichols Campus Library
QR 100.9 .B54 2002

Bioremediation : applied microbial solutions for real-world environmental cleanup

Atlas, Ronald M.; Philp, Jim (eds.). (ASM Press, 2005)
McNichols Campus Library
TD 192.5 .B55693 2005

Bioremediation of contaminated soils

Wise, Donald L. (ed.). (Marcel Dekker, 2000)
McNichols Campus Library
TD 878 .B555573 2000



A glossary of environmental biotechnology terms compiled by members of BioGroup, a nonprofit association of environmental engineers, hydrogeologists, soil scientists, microbiologists, environmental chemists.

Contaminated land remediation; review of biological technology


This publication by a U.K. government department gives an overview of bioremediation technology.

Ecology of industrial pollution

Batty, Lesley C.; Hallberg, Kevin B.. (Cambridge University Press, 2010)
McNichols Campus Library
QH 541.15 .M64 E26 2010

Environmental forensics : contaminant specific guide

Morrison, Robert D.; Murphy, Brian L. (eds.).. (Elsevier/Academic Press, 2006)
McNichols Campus Library
TD 193.4 .E585 2006

Environmental microbiology

Maier, Raina M.; Pepper, Ian L.; Gerba, Charles P.. (Academic Press, 2000.)
McNichols Campus Library
QR 100 .M345 2000

Environmental microbiology

Electronic Journal

Available in the Wiley Online Library (off-campus authentication required).

Environmental microbiology (Biology 447)

Mayfield, Colin I..

This wonderful website includes detailed lecture notes and some audio and slide presentations of lectures for an environmental microbiology course from the University of Waterloo. 

Environmental remediation estimating methods

Rast, Richard R.. (Reed Construction Data, 2003)
McNichols Campus Library
TD 1052 .R38 2003

Field guide to bacteria

Dyer, Betsey Dexter. (Cornell University Press, 2003)
McNichols Campus Library
QR 100 .D946 2003

FRTR remediation technologies screening matrix and reference guide

Federal Remediation Technologies Roundtable (FRTR).

The FRTR, a collaborative body made up from representatives from several U.S. agencies, created this guide to help managers of waste and contaminant remediation projects find suitable remediation methods.  Each technology profile includes a description, limitations, performance data and costs. 

Integrated assessment of ecosystem health

Scow, Kate M.. (Lewis Publishers, 2000)
McNichols Campus Library
QH 541 .I556 2000

Manual of environmental microbiology

Hurst, Christon J.(ed.).. (ASM Press, 2002)
McNichols Campus Library
QR 100 .M36 2002

March of the microbes : sighting the unseen

Ingraham, John L.. (Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2010)
McNichols Campus Library
QR 56 .I54 2010

Microbial processes affecting monitored natural attenuation of contaminants in the subsurface

Azadpour-Keeley, Ann; Russell, Hugh H.; Sewell, Guy W.. (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)
McNichols Campus Library
Government Document Microfiche EP 1.43/2:99/001

Microbial transformation and degradation of toxic organic chemicals

Young, Lily Y.; Cerniglia, Carl E. (eds.). (Wiley-Liss, 1995)
McNichols Campus Library
TD 192.5 .M326 1995

Organic clean-up : microbes and pollution

Harris, Neil. (Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 2002)
McNichols Campus Library
TD 192.5 .O73 2002 DVD

Originally broadcast on the television series: Perspective. "Looks at how pollution from everyday industrial production and from ecological disasters like the Exxon Valdez oil spill can be cleaned up with bacterial treatment. demonstrating how microbes can and are being used successfully in the fight against pollution." (25 min.)

Under ground : how creatures of mud and dirt shape our world

Baskin, Yvonne. (Island Press/Shearwater Books, 2005)
McNichols Campus Library
QL 110 .B35 2005

Wastewater Microbiology

Bitton, Gabriel. (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010)

Available in the ebrary database (Off-campus authentication required)

Wastewater organisms : a color atlas

Berk, Sharon G.; Gunderson, John H.. (Lewis Publishers, 1993)
McNichols Campus Library
QR 48 .B47 1993

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