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by David L. Kirchman

eBook Microbial Ecology of the Oceans epub
  • ISBN: 0471299928
  • Author: David L. Kirchman
  • Genre: Science
  • Subcategory: Biological Sciences
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Wiley-Liss; 1 edition (February 18, 2000)
  • Pages: 512 pages
  • ePUB size: 1643 kb
  • FB2 size 1802 kb
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Here, a carefully selected team of international experts explores issues of enduring importance to microbial ecologists, including: Genomes and metagenomes of marine microbes. Microbial evolution, as revealed by molecular techniques.

Microbial ecology is now recognized to be fundamental for understanding the natural world around us and is essential for examining life in the oceans

Microbial ecology is now recognized to be fundamental for understanding the natural world around us and is essential for examining life in the oceans. For the first time, this book brings together international experts to explore the incredibly diverse collection of microbes (and viruses) found in the oceans and to dissect many of the processes mediated by these microbes in aquatic environments.

Microbial ecology (or environmental microbiology) is the ecology of microorganisms: their relationship with one another and with their environment. It concerns the three major domains of life-Eukaryota, Archaea, and Bacteria-as well as viruses. Microorganisms, by their omnipresence, impact the entire biosphere.

Microbial ecology is the study of interactions among microbes in natural environments and their roles in biogeochemical cycles, food web dynamics, and the evolution of life. Microbes are the most numerous organisms in the biosphere and mediate many critical reactions in elemental cycles and biogeochemical reactions. Because they are essential players in the carbon cycle and related processes, microbial ecology is a vital science for understanding the role of the biosphere in global warming and the response of natural ecosystems to climate change

David L. Kirchman is a Professor in the School of Marine Science and Policy at the University of Delaware, USA. Batafsil.

The book starts out with a general introduction to the changes in the field, as well as looking at the prospects for the coming years. Chapters cover ecology, diversity, and function of microbes, and of microbial genes in the ocean. David L.

Ecology of the rare microbial biosphere of the Arctic Ocean. PE Galand, EO Casamayor, DL Kirchman, C Lovejoy. Microbial ecology of the oceans. John Wiley & Sons, 2010. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106 (52), 22427-22432, 2009. Activity of abundant and rare bacteria in a coastal ocean. BJ Campbell, L Yu, JF Heidelberg, DL Kirchman. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 108 (31), 12776-12781, 2011.

Microbial ecology of the oceans.

46(2), 2001, 471-472 C 2001, by the American Society of Limnology and Oceanoglaphy, Iinc. The opportunity to observe large-chemical changes in the ocean’s vertical structure due to a biological process often means being at the right place at the right time. How accurate are the 234Th based particulate residence times in the ocean? March 1999. Guebuem Kim. Najid Hussain.

Kirchman David L. (EN). Microbial ecology is the study of interactions among microbes in natural environments and their roles in biogeochemical cycles, food web dynamics, and the evolution of life. Because microbes are essential players in the carbon cycle and related processes, microbial ecology is a vital science for understanding the role of thebiosphere in global warming and the response of natural ecosystems to climate change.

2 4. CONTENTS PREFACE xv CONTRIBUTORS xvii 1 INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW 1 David L. Kirchman Eukaryotic Phytoplankton an. .

4. Kirchman Eukaryotic Phytoplankton and Cyanobacteria 3 Photoheterotrophic Bacteria 5 Dissolved Organic Material 7 Heterotrophic Bacteria 10 Marine Archaea 13 Heterotrophic Protists 14 Nanoflagellates (2–20 mm) 14 Microzooplanktonic Protists (20–200 mm) 16 Dinoflagellates 16 Marine Fungi 16 Marine Viruses 17 N2 Fixers 18 Nitrifiers and Other Chemolithotrophs 19.

He is an internationally recognized authority in microbial ecology and biological oceanography. Introduction (D. Kirchman & P. Williams). Marine Microbes: An Overview (E. Sherr & B. Sherr). Evolution, Diversity, and Molecular Ecology of Marine Prokaryotes (S. Giovannoni & M. Rappé). Bacterial Production and Biomass in the Oceans (H. Ducklow). Production Mechanisms of Dissolved Organic Matter (T. Nagata).

Wiley Series in Ecological and Applied Microbiology, RalphMitchell, Series EditorMicrobial ecology is now recognized to be fundamental forunderstanding the natural world around us and is essential forexamining life in the oceans. For the first time, this book bringstogether international experts to explore the incredibly diversecollection of microbes (and viruses) found in the oceans and todissect many of the processes mediated by these microbes in aquaticenvironments. Although the oceans are emphasized, the organisms andprocesses discussed in the book occur in nearly all naturalenvironments, including rivers and lakes.Microbial Ecology of the Oceans reviews some basics of marinemicrobiology andprovides a foundation for researchers and studentsnew to the field while also examining several questions currentlybeing discussed in modern microbial ecology. The book bringstogether concepts from autoecological studies of individualbacterial groups and from ecological studies of microbialassemblages in the oceans. In addition to drawing on the richhistory of microbiology, Microbial Ecology of the Oceans uses thelatest advances in biological and chemical oceanography andlimnology to examine the role of marine microbes and viruses in theoceans. Some of the topics covered by this informative bookinclude:* Microbial evolution, as revealed by molecular techniques* Microbes in carbon budgets and cycles* Viruses and grazers of bacteria* Competition between bacteria and phytoplankton for limitednutrientsMarine symbiosisMicrobial Ecology of the Oceans elucidates the role of microbes infood web dynamics and biogeochemical cycles in the ocean. It willprove to be an indispensable resource for students and researchersin biological and chemical oceanography, geochemistry, marinechemistry, freshwater ecology, and microbiology.Also in this series: Biofilms II: Analysis, Process, andApplications, James D. Bryers; Extremophiles: Microbial Life inExtreme Environments, Koki Horikoshi, William D. Grant; WastewaterMicrobiology, Second Edition, Gabriel Bitton
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Zavevidi
"Microbial Ecology of the Oceans" presents timely and up-to-date reviews of various aspects of microbial ecology of the marine water column....Well-written and authoritative chapters should make it useful as a text for advanced courses and for graduate students. Altogether, I can warmly recommend it to anyone interested in microbial ecology and biological oceanography."
--Tom Fenchel, Marine Biological Laboratory, University of Copenhagen
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