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Bioremediation: An Overview of How Microbiological Processes can be Applied to the Cleanup of Organic and Inorganic Environmental Pollutants

  1. Roger C. Prince

Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0471263397.env168

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

How to Cite

Prince, R. C. 2003. Bioremediation: An Overview of How Microbiological Processes can be Applied to the Cleanup of Organic and Inorganic Environmental Pollutants. Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology. .

Author Information

  1. ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Co., Annandale, New Jersey

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

Abstract

  • Bioremediation, Ecology, Technology

  • Organic Contaminants

  • Halogenated Aliphatic Compounds

  • Halogenated Aromatic Compounds

  • Nonchlorinated Pesticides and Herbicides

  • Military Chemicals

  • Other Organic Compounds

  • Inorganic Contaminants

  • Metals and Metalloids

Keywords:

  • bioremediation;
  • biotechnology;
  • halogenated compounds, bioremediation of;
  • hydrocarbons, bioremediation of;
  • metals, bioremediation of;
  • pesticides, bioremediation of;
  • sediments, bioremediation of