1. Introduction to Bioremediation

  1. James G. Speight1 and
  2. Karuna K. Arjoon2

Published Online: 26 OCT 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118528471.ch1

Bioremediation of Petroleum and Petroleum Products

Bioremediation of Petroleum and Petroleum Products

How to Cite

Speight, J. G. and Arjoon, K. K. (2012) Introduction to Bioremediation, in Bioremediation of Petroleum and Petroleum Products, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118528471.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    CD&W Inc., Laramie, Wyoming, USA

  2. 2

    KKA Associates, California, Trinidad and Tobago

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 OCT 2012
  2. Published Print: 8 OCT 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470938492

Online ISBN: 9781118528471

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Keywords:

  • bioremediation;
  • biodegradation;
  • bioaugmentation;
  • biostimulation;
  • rhizosphere bioremediation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Principles of Bioremediation

  • Bioremediation and Biodegradation

  • Mechanism of Biodegradation

  • Bioremediation Methods

  • Test Methods for Biodegradation