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Nitrification in Aquatic Systems

  1. B. B. Ward

Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0471263397.env287

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

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Ward, B. B. 2003. Nitrification in Aquatic Systems. Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology. .

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  1. Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey

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  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2003


  • Physiology and Energetics of Nitrifying Bacteria

  • Phylogeny of Bacteria Involved in Nitrification

  • Role of Nitrification in the Nitrogen Cycle

  • Distribution and Abundance of Nitrifiers in Aquatic Habitats

  • Methods for Measuring Nitrification in Water and Sediments

  • Distribution of Nitrification in Water and Sediments

  • Environmental Variables that Affect Nitrification Rates and Distributions

  • Nitrous Oxide and Nitric Oxide Production During Nitrification

  • Nitrification and Methane Oxidation


  • nitrification in aquatic systems;
  • nitrogen cycle;
  • sediments, nitrification in