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Author Konhauser, Kurt.

Title Introduction to geomicrobiology / Kurt Konhauser
Published Malden, Mass. ; Oxford : Blackwell, 2007

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 MELB  579 Kon/Itg  AVAILABLE
Description x, 425 pages 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents Preface -- Microbial properties and diversity -- Microbial metabolism -- Cell surface reactivity and metal sorption -- Biomineralization -- Microbial zonation -- Early microbial life -- References -- Index
Summary "Introduction to Geomicrobiology is a timely and comprehensive overview of how microbial life has affected Earth's environment through time. It shows how the ubiquity of microorganisms, their high chemical reactivity, and their metabolic diversity make them a significant factor controlling the chemical composition of our planet."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Geomicrobiology.
Extreme environments -- Microbiology.
Microbial metabolism.
Biomineralization.
Microorganisms -- Development.
LC no. 2005015459
ISBN 0632054549 paperback
9780632054541 paperback