Chapter 11. Microbial Diversity and Global Environmental Issues

  1. Oladele Ogunseitan

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470750490.ch11

Microbial Diversity: Form and Function in Prokaryotes

Microbial Diversity: Form and Function in Prokaryotes

How to Cite

Ogunseitan, O. (ed) (2004) Microbial Diversity and Global Environmental Issues, in Microbial Diversity: Form and Function in Prokaryotes, Blackwell Science Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470750490.ch11

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 19 OCT 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632047086

Online ISBN: 9780470750490

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Keywords:

  • microbial diversity;
  • stratospheric ozone depletion;
  • toxic chemical pollution;
  • conservation of global biodiversity;
  • quantitative measures of species diversity

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • INTRODUCTION

  • MICROBIAL DIVERSITY AND INDEXES OF ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE

  • GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE

  • STRATOSPHERIC OZONE DEPLETION

  • TOXIC CHEMICAL POLLUTION

  • CONSERVATION OF GLOBAL BIODIVERSITY

  • CONCLUSION