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By Martin Alexander

ISBN-10: 0120498618

ISBN-13: 9780120498611

Biodegradation has been the topic of energetic obstacle for the prior forty years. lately, the sector has improved to surround a large choice of chemical substances, a wide array of concerns, and the advance of the hot bioremediation undefined. This ebook provides the fundamental ideas of biodegradation and indicates how those rules relate to bioremediation. Authored by way of a world-renowned environmental microbiologist, Biodegradation and Bioremediation provides microbiological, chemical, toxicological, environmental, engineering, and technological elements of the subject.

Praise for the 1st Edition

"Serves a huge functionality in proposing a whole photo of biodegradation within the atmosphere. I[t] offers biologists, chemists and engineers drawn to this strategy with details complementary to their very own fields and hence belongs at the shelf of each person lively within the examine of biodegradation and bioremediation." --JOURNAL OF CONTAMINANT HYDROLOGY

"A compendious account of the sphere in a sort obtainable to microbiologists, chemists, toxicologists and environmental scientists and engineers. His booklet succeeds admirably...Well listed, its diagrams huge and clear....It will function an outstanding textual content for complicated undergraduate and postgraduate classes and as a useful resource of connection with all people with a examine curiosity during this increasing field." --SOCIETY FOR normal MICROBIOLOGY QUARTERLY

"The booklet might function a textual content for an upper-level or graduate type within the ideas of biodegradation and bioremediation for microbiologists and environmental engineers. In precis, Alexander has ready a cogent and well-organized assessment of the rules of biodegradation in a ebook that are supposed to turn out worthy to an excellent many people." --JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY

"Provides a harmony of fashion, and usually, a superb highbrow move among topics....Alexander does a superb task of addressing the kinetics of decay reactions--the dialogue is likely one of the most sensible i've got noticeable, specifically for these now not good versed in mathematics." --BIOSCIENCE

"Written by means of a really an expert scientist...A very well timed book...Recommended as a invaluable source for environmental scientists, engineers, or different people with an curiosity within the use of organisms for environmental decontamination and a necessity for higher perception into the foundations underlying bioremediation." --SOIL technology

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