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Weathering: Mineral Weathering and Microbial Metabolism

  1. William J. Ullman1,2,
  2. Susan A. Welch3

Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0471263397.env242

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

How to Cite

Ullman, W. J. and Welch, S. A. 2003. Weathering: Mineral Weathering and Microbial Metabolism. Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Delaware, Lewes, Delaware

  2. 2

    CSIRO Land and Water, Glen Osmond, Australia

  3. 3

    University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

Abstract

  • The Geochemistry of Weathering

  • The Biogeochemistry of Weathering

  • Evidence for Microbially Mediated Mineral Weathering

  • Global Geochemistry and Microbially Mediated Weathering

Keywords:

  • greenhouse effect, role of microorganisms;
  • soil formation, role of microorganisms;
  • weathering