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Biodeterioration of Mineral Materials

  1. Christine Gaylarde1,
  2. Glyn Morton2

Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0471263397.env135

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

How to Cite

Gaylarde, C. and Morton, G. 2003. Biodeterioration of Mineral Materials. Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    UFRGS, Porto Alegre, Brazil

  2. 2

    UCLAN, Preston, United Kingdom

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

Abstract

  • Biofilms and Mineral Materials

  • Deterioration Processes

  • Nonbiological Weathering Processes

  • Biological Weathering—Biodeterioration and Biodegradation

  • Silicon and Silicates

  • Limestone, Shale, and Sandstone

  • Cement and Concrete

Keywords:

  • biodeterioration;
  • weathering