1.89 | Fall 2004 | Graduate
Environmental Microbiology
Course Description
This class provides a general introduction to the diverse roles of microorganisms in natural and artificial environments. It will cover topics including: cellular architecture, energetics, and growth; evolution and gene flow; population and community dynamics; water and soil microbiology; biogeochemical cycling; and …
This class provides a general introduction to the diverse roles of microorganisms in natural and artificial environments. It will cover topics including: cellular architecture, energetics, and growth; evolution and gene flow; population and community dynamics; water and soil microbiology; biogeochemical cycling; and microorganisms in biodeterioration and bioremediation.
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A false colored image of magnified bacteria.
Spirochaeta americana, a bacterial microorganism that thrives in harsh climates. (Image courtesy of Science @ NASA.)