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Solar Salt: Involvement of Microorganisms in Salt Production from Seawater

  1. Joseph S. Davis

Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0471263397.env127

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

How to Cite

Davis, J. S. 2003. Solar Salt: Involvement of Microorganisms in Salt Production from Seawater. Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology. .

Author Information

  1. The University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

Abstract

  • Historical Sketch

  • Modern Methods

  • The Physical System of Solar Saltworks

  • Types of Solar Salt Works

  • The Biological System

  • Proactive Management

Keywords:

  • extreme environments;
  • halophilic microorganisms;
  • marine environment;
  • solar salt;
  • salt production