Microbial Communities in Coastal Sediments

Microbial Communities in Coastal Sediments
Author: Salom Gnana Thanga Vincent,Tim C. Jennerjahn,Kumarasamy Ramasamy
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 206
Release: 2021-06-23
ISBN 10: 012815165X
ISBN 13: 9780128151655
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Microbial Communities in Coastal Sediments Book Review:

Microbial Communities in Coastal Sediments: Structure and Functions presents research gained on coastal microbiology over the past two decades. The book covers the source of organic matter, which is found to design sediment microbial communities, and goes on to consider the quality of this matter with regard to degradation in coastal sediment. The book explores human induced changes in coastal ecosystems, then later focuses on the availability of nutrients, source of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in the sediment, and the sequencing of microbial structures and functions when using molecular tools. Despite the years of research, this is the first book to focus purely on coastal microbes in coastal ecosystems. As such, it is for gaining a better understanding of the diversity and functions of different types of microbes in coastal ecosystems across the globe. The book outlines the microbial community structure in marine sediments while also elaborating on the methods of assessment of the microbial community, making it of great relevance to aquatic microbiologists, marine ecologists, marine microbiologists, aquatic researchers, and scientists alike. Presents data on physico-chemical and biological features of coastal ecosystems and microbial community composition, allowing researchers to compare their data with pre-existing data Includes unique figures, schematic diagrams and photographs related to microbial processes of coastal ecosystems, providing a clear representation on the different aspects of microbial structure and functions Provides analytical methods and detailed molecular techniques for qualitative and quantitative analyses of microbial community structure, enabling scientists and students to follow the protocols provided in the book for assessment in their own research

Microbial Communities in Coastal Sediments

Microbial Communities in Coastal Sediments
Author: Salom Gnana Thanga Vincent,Tim C. Jennerjahn,Kumarasamy Ramasamy
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 206
Release: 2021-06-02
ISBN 10: 0128151668
ISBN 13: 9780128151662
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Microbial Communities in Coastal Sediments Book Review:

A concise reference on the structural composition and function of microbial communities in coastal environments, especially in relation to natural and anthropogenic impacts. Microbial Communities in Coastal Sediments presents twenty years of coastal microbiology research, grounding it as a vital development in the field of microbial ecology. It is the first book to focus exclusively on the complex microbial ecology and its function in rest of the marine environment. The book outlines the structure, function, and assessment of microbial communities in marine sediments while exploring practical methods of assessment. It is an invaluable resource to aquatic microbiologists, marine ecologists, marine microbiologists, aquatic researchers, and graduate students in this field. Microbial Communities in Coastal Sediments begins with an examination of nutrient sources in the coastal context with a focus on organic matter inputs. The quantity and quality of organic matter in coastal sediments and their impacts on the composition and formation of microbial communities is discussed. The book explores the consequences of anthropogenic changes and human activity on microbial ecology and nutrient cycling. Sections on nutrient availability, green house gas production and biodegradation of persistent organic pollutants provide essential details. Molecular research techniques and methods for assessing microbial community structure and function in coastal sediments are also covered. Explores the interplay of physicochemical and biological features of coastal ecosystems on microbial community composition to provide a template of comparison for field research Includes unique figures, schematic diagrams and photographs related to microbial processes of coastal ecosystem to clearly represent different aspects of microbial structure and functions Provides analytical methods and detailed molecular techniques for qualitative and quantitative analyses of microbial community structure

Interactions Between Macro and Microorganisms in Marine Sediments

Interactions Between Macro  and Microorganisms in Marine Sediments
Author: Erik Kristensen
Publsiher: American Geophysical Union
Total Pages: 390
Release: 2005-01-14
ISBN 10: 087590274X
ISBN 13: 9780875902746
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Interactions Between Macro and Microorganisms in Marine Sediments Book Review:

Marine sediments support complex interactions between macro-and microorganisms that have global implications for carbon and nutrient cycles. What is the state of the science on such interactions from coastal and estuarine environments to the deep sea? How does such knowledge effect environmental management? And what does future research hold in store for scientists, engineers, resource managers, and educators?Interactions between Macro- and Microorganisms in Marine Sediments responds to these questions, and more, by focusing on:? Interactions between plants, microorganisms, and marine sediment? Interactions between animals, microorganisms, and marine sediment? Interactions between macro- and microorganisms and the structuring of benthic communities? Impact of macrobenthic activity on microbially-mediated geochemical cycles in sediments? Conceptual and numeric models of diagenesis that incorporate interactions between macro- and microorganismsHere is an authoritative overview of the research, experimentation and modeling approaches now in use in our rapidly evolving understanding of life in marine sediments.

Microbial Communities of Coastal Eutrophic Systems

Microbial Communities of Coastal Eutrophic Systems
Author: Savvas Genitsaris,Konstantinos (Kostas) Ar. Kormas,Maria Moustaka-Gouni
Publsiher: Frontiers Media SA
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2021-12-31
ISBN 10: 2889719073
ISBN 13: 9782889719075
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Coastal Wetlands Dynamics

Coastal Wetlands Dynamics
Author: Nicoletta Leonardi,Zhi-jun Dai
Publsiher: Frontiers Media SA
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2022-04-05
ISBN 10: 2889748499
ISBN 13: 9782889748495
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Performance Assessment and Enrichment of Anaerobic Methane Oxidizing Microbial Communities from Marine Sediments in Bioreactors

Performance Assessment and Enrichment of Anaerobic Methane Oxidizing Microbial Communities from Marine Sediments in Bioreactors
Author: Susma Bhattarai Gautam
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 22
Release: 2018-09-03
ISBN 10: 042982646X
ISBN 13: 9780429826467
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Performance Assessment and Enrichment of Anaerobic Methane Oxidizing Microbial Communities from Marine Sediments in Bioreactors Book Review:

Anaerobic oxidation of methane (AOM) coupled to sulfate reduction (AOM-SR) is a biological process mediated by anaerobic methanotrophs (ANME) and sulfate reducing bacteria. It has scientifi c and societal relevance in regulating the global carbon cycle and biotechnological application for treating sulfate-rich wastewater. This research aimed to enhance the recent knowledge on ANME distribution and its enrichment in different bioreactor confi gurations, i.e. membrane bioreactor (MBR), biotrickling fi lter (BTF) and high pressure bioreactor (HPB). Marine sediment from Ginsburg mud volcano, Gulf of Cadiz was used as inoculum in the BTF and MBR. The BTF operation showed the enrichment of ANME in the biofi lm, especially ANME-1 (40%) and ANME-2 (10%). Whereas, the dominancy of ANME-2 and Desulfosarcina aggregates was observed in the MBR. Moreover, HPB study was performed by using highly enriched ANME-2 community from Captain Arutyunov mud volcano. During the study of HPB at different temperature and pressure conditions, the incubation at 10 MPa pressure and 15 ̊C was observed to be the most suitable condition for the studied AOM-SR community. Furthermore, AOM-SR activity in the coastal sediments from marine Lake Grevelingen (the Netherlands) was explored and the microbial community was characterised which was dominated by ANME-3 among known ANME types.

The Unified Neutral Theory of Biodiversity and Biogeography MPB 32

The Unified Neutral Theory of Biodiversity and Biogeography  MPB 32
Author: Stephen P. Hubbell
Publsiher: Princeton University Press
Total Pages: 392
Release: 2011-06-27
ISBN 10: 1400837529
ISBN 13: 9781400837526
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Unified Neutral Theory of Biodiversity and Biogeography MPB 32 Book Review:

Despite its supreme importance and the threat of its global crash, biodiversity remains poorly understood both empirically and theoretically. This ambitious book presents a new, general neutral theory to explain the origin, maintenance, and loss of biodiversity in a biogeographic context. Until now biogeography (the study of the geographic distribution of species) and biodiversity (the study of species richness and relative species abundance) have had largely disjunct intellectual histories. In this book, Stephen Hubbell develops a formal mathematical theory that unifies these two fields. When a speciation process is incorporated into Robert H. MacArthur and Edward O. Wilson's now classical theory of island biogeography, the generalized theory predicts the existence of a universal, dimensionless biodiversity number. In the theory, this fundamental biodiversity number, together with the migration or dispersal rate, completely determines the steady-state distribution of species richness and relative species abundance on local to large geographic spatial scales and short-term to evolutionary time scales. Although neutral, Hubbell's theory is nevertheless able to generate many nonobvious, testable, and remarkably accurate quantitative predictions about biodiversity and biogeography. In many ways Hubbell's theory is the ecological analog to the neutral theory of genetic drift in genetics. The unified neutral theory of biogeography and biodiversity should stimulate research in new theoretical and empirical directions by ecologists, evolutionary biologists, and biogeographers.

The metabolic pathways and environmental controls of hydrocarbon biodegradation in marine ecosystems

The metabolic pathways and environmental controls of hydrocarbon biodegradation in marine ecosystems
Author: Joel E. Kostka,Andreas P. Teske,Samantha B. Joye,Ian Head
Publsiher: Frontiers Media SA
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2015-05-15
ISBN 10: 2889193462
ISBN 13: 9782889193462
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The metabolic pathways and environmental controls of hydrocarbon biodegradation in marine ecosystems Book Review:

Biodegradation mediated by indigenous microbial communities is the ultimate fate of the majority of oil hydrocarbon that enters the marine environment. The aim of this Research Topic is to highlight recent advances in our knowledge of the pathways and controls of microbially-catalyzed hydrocarbon degradation in marine ecosystems, with emphasis on the response of microbial communities to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. In this Research Topic, we encouraged original research and reviews on the ecology of hydrocarbon-degrading bacteria, the rates and mechanisms of biodegradation, and the bioremediation of discharged oil under situ as well as near in situ conditions.

Oxygen and Dissolved Organic Carbon Dynamics in Permeable Coastal Sediments

Oxygen and Dissolved Organic Carbon Dynamics in Permeable Coastal Sediments
Author: Lindsay Chipman
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2011
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: OCLC:859532364
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Oxygen and Dissolved Organic Carbon Dynamics in Permeable Coastal Sediments Book Review:

ABSTRACT: A large fraction of the continental shelf is covered by permeable sediments that are flushed by wave, wind, and tide generated bottom currents. Elevated dissolved organic carbon (DOC) concentrations in coastal zones, a diverse and abundant sediment microbial community, and advective filtration of seawater through the surface layers of permeable sediments, make these environments important zones for the cycling of organic matter. This research investigates the role of permeable sediments in the dynamics of two central components of the carbon cycle: DOC and oxygen. In Chapter 2, published in Limnology & Oceanography, I investigate decomposition rates and compositional changes of DOC when filtered through permeable sediments contained in laboratory column reactors. Substantial amounts of DOC were mineralized in the sediments and could be linked to incorporation by aerobic and anaerobic microbes. In DOC pore-water profiles measured at two study sites with permeable sediment, we observed a concave shape of the profiles in the upper 10 cm of permeable sediment resulting from transport of DOC with advective pore water flows into the sand, and DOC decomposition in the subsurface layers. We found that the flushed sand layer between the water column and deeper anoxic sediment layers acts as an effective DOC filter, with subsurface horizontal pore-water flows promoting decomposition of DOC, suggesting that permeable sediments play a key role in the cycling of organic matter. In Chapter 3, submitted to Continental Shelf Research, I use the findings of Chapter 2 for the interpretation of field time series data of DOC, DIC, and TN concentrations in the water column and coastal sediment pore waters. We use these time series to investigate the spatial and temporal dynamics of dissolved organic matter and how benthic pelagic coupling influences DOC concentrations in the permeable sediments. Our results reveal that DOC in the upper layer (0-12 cm) of the shallow sands is controlled by benthic-pelagic coupling facilitated by advective pore water filtration modulated by the regional wave climate. For the quantification of oxygen fluxes in the permeable coastal sands resulting from the benthic organic matter production and consumption and the current-induced sediment flushing, I deployed the eddy correlation technique. In order to make this technique more suitable for our shallow coastal zone with relatively rough hydrodynamic conditions (as compared to deeper marine environments), we adapted existing eddy correlation instruments for use with more durable and repairable oxygen optodes. This development is described in detail in Chapter 4 that has been submitted for publication in Limnology and Oceanography Methods. Our results show that optodes have a comparable response time to electrodes, produce similar fluxes in field deployments, and are a viable alternative for use with the eddy correlation measurement in coastal environments with strong currents and wave action. These hydrodynamic conditions are an important factor controlling production and decomposition processes at the sediment-water interface and within the sediment because they can largely control the availability of DOC and oxygen to microbial communities in the sediments. In Chapter 5, which is presently is being prepared for submission to Marine Ecology - Progress Series, we investigate the relationship between flow, wave height, DOC concentration, temperature, light, and the benthic oxygen fluxes. The results reveal a large range of production and consumption rates in the permeable coastal sediments with distinct seasonal changes. The latter are caused by the availability of degradable organic matter and the magnitude of the pore water flushing process that carries these organic substrates and oxygen into the permeable coastal sands. We conclude that the highly degradable DOC produced by pelagic and benthic primary producers enhances water column - sediment biogeochemical coupling in the coastal zone thereby increasing the contribution of the sediment surface layer in the cycling of carbon and nutrients.

The Responses of Marine Microorganisms Communities and Ecofunctions to Environmental Gradients

The Responses of Marine Microorganisms  Communities and Ecofunctions to Environmental Gradients
Author: Stefan M. Sievert
Publsiher: Frontiers Media SA
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2019-04-05
ISBN 10: 2889458075
ISBN 13: 9782889458073
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Responses of Marine Microorganisms Communities and Ecofunctions to Environmental Gradients Book Review:

Marine environments are fluid. Microorganisms living in the ocean experience diverse environmental changes over wide spatiotemporal scales. For microorganisms and their communities to survive and function in the ocean, they need to have the capacity to sense, respond to, adapt to and/or withstand periodic and sporadic environmental changes. This eBook collates a variety of recent research reports and theoretical discussions on the ecoenergetic strategies, community structure, biogeochemical and ecosystem functions as well as regulatory processes and mechanisms that marine microorganisms employ in response to environmental gradients and variations.

Mechanics of Bio Sediment Transport

Mechanics of Bio Sediment Transport
Author: Hongwei Fang,Lei Huang,Huiming Zhao,Wei Cheng,Yishan Chen,Mehdi Fazeli,Qianqian Shang
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 388
Release: 2020-04-07
ISBN 10: 3662611589
ISBN 13: 9783662611586
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Mechanics of Bio Sediment Transport Book Review:

The main focus of this book is the transport mechanics of sediment particles coated with microbial biofilm, which is called bio-sediment. The book also addresses the question of how to measure and simulate the considerable variation in the properties of natural sediment associated with microbial biofilm, ranging from the micro-scale surface morphology to the macro-scale sediment transport. Nowadays most studies to elucidate the mechanisms of sediment transport have concentrated on physical-chemical sediment properties, little work explicitly coupled sediment dynamics and the environmental effects under the influence of micro-ecosystem, thus leaving a serious gap in water and sediment sciences as well as water ecological research. With respect to physical-chemical sediment properties, this book has been undertaken to evaluate and quantify the effect of biological factors - biofilm on sediment transport mechanics. The chapters cover topics including development of bio-sediment and its properties; model of biofilm growth on sediment substratum; bedform and flow resistance of bio-sediment bed; incipient velocity and settling velocity of bio-sediment; bedload and suspended load transport for bio-sediment; numerical simulation of bio-sediment transport. Besides, the measurement technology, analysis method and expression approach introduced in this book combine the characteristics of hydraulic, environmental and microbial research, having more immediate innovation. This book will be of interest to researchers, managers, practitioners, policy and decision makers, international institutions, governmental and non-governmental organizations, educators, as well as graduate and undergraduate students in the field of hydraulics and river dynamics. It will help to understand the relevance of sediment transport and biofilm growth under the role of aqueous micro-ecosystem, to introduce better tools for the simulation and prediction of bio-sediment transport, and to provide a scientific basis and application foundation for the research of interaction between sediment particles and ecological and environmental factors.

Linking Molecular Microbiology and Geochemistry to Better Understand Microbial Ecology in Coastal Marine Sediments

Linking Molecular Microbiology and Geochemistry to Better Understand Microbial Ecology in Coastal Marine Sediments
Author: Brandi Kiel Reese
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2012
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: OCLC:812537872
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Linking Molecular Microbiology and Geochemistry to Better Understand Microbial Ecology in Coastal Marine Sediments Book Review:

The overall objective of the research presented here was to combine multiple geochemical parameters and molecular characterizations to provide a novel view of active microbial community ecology of sediments in a large-river deltaic estuary. In coastal and estuarine environments, a large portion of benthic respiration has been attributed to sulfate reduction and implicated as an important mechanism in hypoxia formation. The use of high-resolution sampling of individual sediment cores and high throughput nucleic acid extraction techniques combined with 454 FLX sequencing provided a robust understanding of the metabolically active benthic microbial community within coastal sediments. This was used to provide further understanding and show the importance of simultaneously analyzing the connectivity of sulfur and iron cycling to the structure and function of the microbial population. Although aqueous sulfide did not accumulate in the sediments of the northern Gulf of Mexico, active sulfate reduction was observed in all locations sampled. Microbial recycling and sequestration as iron sulfides prevented the release of sulfide from the sediment. Prominent differences were observed between the sample locations and with depth into the sediment column. This study emphasized the importance of combining novel molecular techniques with simultaneous traditional geochemical measurements to show the interdependence of microbiology and geochemistry. In addition, this study highlights the need to consider microbial community biogeography along with small-scale variations in geochemistry and biology that impact the overall cycling of redox elements when constructing biogeochemical models in marine sediments.

Molecular Diversity of Environmental Prokaryotes

Molecular Diversity of Environmental Prokaryotes
Author: Thiago Bruce Rodrigues,Amaro Emiliano Trindade Silva
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 379
Release: 2016-08-19
ISBN 10: 1482233231
ISBN 13: 9781482233230
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Molecular Diversity of Environmental Prokaryotes Book Review:

This book correlates the vast genetic diversity associated with environmental samples and still underexploited potential for the development of biotechnology products. The book points out the potential of different types of environmental samples. It presents the main characteristics of microbial diversity, the main approaches used for molecular characterization of the diversity, and practical examples of application of the exploration of the microbial diversity. It presents a not-yet-explored structure for discussing the main topics related to molecular biology of environmental prokaryotes and their biotechnological applications.

Marine Ecology

Marine Ecology
Author: Michel J. Kaiser,Martin J. Attrill,Simon Jennings,David Thomas
Publsiher: Oxford University Press, USA
Total Pages: 608
Release: 2020-04-16
ISBN 10: 0198717857
ISBN 13: 9780198717850
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Marine Ecology Book Review:

Marine Ecology: Processes, Systems, and Impacts offers a carefully balanced and stimulating survey of marine ecology, introducing the key processes and systems from which the marine environment is formed, and the issues and challenges which surround its future conservation.

Global Change Mankind Marine Environment Interactions

Global Change  Mankind Marine Environment Interactions
Author: Hubert-Jean Ceccaldi,Ivan Dekeyser,Mathias Girault,Georges Stora
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 447
Release: 2011-01-12
ISBN 10: 9048186307
ISBN 13: 9789048186303
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Global Change Mankind Marine Environment Interactions Book Review:

Based on the material presented at a conference organized by the Centre d’Océanologie of Marseille, held in 2008, this text covers a wealth of hot topics related to the way mankind interacts with the marine environment. With the state of our oceans and seas becoming an increasing source of concern worldwide, this timely addition to the debate features the latest research in both France and Japan. The book’s chapters present work on many of the key areas of oceanographic study. The concept of marine biodiversity is treated, in particular how it is affected by human agency and invasive species, many of which have been introduced anthropogenically. Coastal zones are analyzed in detail, with a focus on the interaction between ports and natural environments, and the ecological and economical consequences of this relationship. A chapter on aquaculture looks at ecologically sound management as well as the preservation of resources. New and emerging technologies that aid our observation of the marine environment are covered, as is the physical, chemical, biological and biogeochemical functioning of natural and man-made environments. Featuring work by some of the leading researchers in the field from both France and Japan, this work demonstrates the strength of the links between the two scientific communities, and is an important contribution to the ongoing discussion on the effects of global warming as well as mankind’s impact on the marine environment we depend on for so much.

Microbial Ecotoxicology

Microbial Ecotoxicology
Author: Stéphane Pesce,Fabrice Martin-Laurent,Ed Topp,Ghiglione Jean-Francois
Publsiher: Frontiers Media SA
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2020-07-17
ISBN 10: 2889638812
ISBN 13: 9782889638819
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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XXXIII SIMGBM Congress 2019 Environmental And Industrial Microbiology

XXXIII SIMGBM Congress 2019   Environmental And Industrial Microbiology
Author: Sara Borin,Margherita Sosio,Luigi Vezzulli,Carlo Viti
Publsiher: Frontiers Media SA
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2021-05-14
ISBN 10: 2889667677
ISBN 13: 9782889667673
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Dynamic Sedimentary Environments of Mangrove Coasts

Dynamic Sedimentary Environments of Mangrove Coasts
Author: Daniel Friess,Frida Sidik
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 650
Release: 2020-12-25
ISBN 10: 0128164379
ISBN 13: 9780128164372
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Dynamic Sedimentary Environments of Mangrove Coasts Book Review:

Dynamic Sedimentary Environments of Mangrove Coasts provides knowledge on the importance of sedimentary dynamics in managing mangrove forests. In the first part of the book, the editors seamlessly offer a general introduction of mangrove sedimentary dynamics. This leads into more in-depth information on soil surface elevation change, sea level rise, and the importance of sedimentary dynamics in the loss or gain of blue carbon. The book concludes the discussion of mangrove sedimentary dynamics by addressing the issues of climate change (e.g. sea level rise and blue carbon) on mangrove restoration and sediment. This book will assist coastal managers and academics in addressing the gaps in mangrove restoration and coastal management. As such, it will be a valuable reference for advanced undergraduate students, graduate students, researchers, academics in the field of coastal restoration, and coastal management practitioners. Provides a state-of-the-art summary of research into sedimentary dynamics in mangrove forests Includes updates on issues of climate change-relevant to mangroves, such as blue carbon and sea level rise Presents scientific background and successful case studies for mangrove restoration that can solve problems relating to mangrove management

Microbial Ecology of the Oceans

Microbial Ecology of the Oceans
Author: Josep M. Gasol,David L. Kirchman
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 528
Release: 2018-01-31
ISBN 10: 1119107202
ISBN 13: 9781119107200
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Microbial Ecology of the Oceans Book Review:

The newly revised and updated third edition of the bestselling book on microbial ecology in the oceans The third edition of Microbial Ecology of the Oceans features new topics, as well as different approaches to subjects dealt with in previous editions. 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. The biology and ecology of some model organisms, and how we can model the whole of the marine microbes, are dealt with, and some of the trophic roles that have changed in the last years are discussed. Finally, the role of microbes in the oceanic P cycle are presented. Microbial Ecology of the Oceans, Third Edition offers chapters on The Evolution of Microbial Ecology of the Ocean; Marine Microbial Diversity as Seen by High Throughput Sequencing; Ecological Significance of Microbial Trophic Mixing in the Oligotrophic Ocean; Metatranscritomics and Metaproteomics; Advances in Microbial Ecology from Model Marine Bacteria; Marine Microbes and Nonliving Organic Matter; Microbial Ecology and Biogeochemistry of Oxygen-Deficient Water Columns; The Ocean’s Microscale; Ecological Genomics of Marine Viruses; Microbial Physiological Ecology of The Marine Phosphorus Cycle; Phytoplankton Functional Types; and more. A new and updated edition of a key book in aquatic microbial ecology Includes widely used methodological approaches Fully describes the structure of the microbial ecosystem, discussing in particular the sources of carbon for microbial growth Offers theoretical interpretations of subtropical plankton biogeography Microbial Ecology of the Oceans is an ideal text for advanced undergraduates, beginning graduate students, and colleagues from other fields wishing to learn about microbes and the processes they mediate in marine systems.

Biodiversity Ecosystem Functioning and Human Wellbeing

Biodiversity  Ecosystem Functioning  and Human Wellbeing
Author: Shahid Naeem,Daniel E. Bunker,Andy Hector,Michel Loreau,Charles Perrings
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2009-07-30
ISBN 10: 0199547955
ISBN 13: 9780199547951
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Biodiversity Ecosystem Functioning and Human Wellbeing Book Review:

The book starts by summarizing the development of the basic science and provides a meta-analysis that quantitatively tests several biodiversity and ecosystem functioning hypotheses.