Microbial Dolomite Precipitation under Aerobic Conditions: Results from Brejo do Espinho Lagoon (Brazil) and Culture Experiments

  1. Peter K. Swart,
  2. Gregor P. Eberli,
  3. Judith A. McKenzie,
  4. Ian Jarvis Series Editor3 and
  5. Tom Stevens Series Co-Editor4
  1. Mónica Sánchez-Román1,
  2. Crisógono Vasconcelos1,
  3. Rolf Warthmann2,
  4. Marian Rivadeneyra2 and
  5. Judith A. McKenzie1

Published Online: 10 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312065.ch11

Perspectives in Carbonate Geology: A Tribute to the Career of Robert Nathan Ginsburg

Perspectives in Carbonate Geology: A Tribute to the Career of Robert Nathan Ginsburg

How to Cite

Sánchez-Román, M., Vasconcelos, C., Warthmann, R., Rivadeneyra, M. and McKenzie, J. A. (2009) Microbial Dolomite Precipitation under Aerobic Conditions: Results from Brejo do Espinho Lagoon (Brazil) and Culture Experiments, in Perspectives in Carbonate Geology: A Tribute to the Career of Robert Nathan Ginsburg (eds P. K. Swart, G. P. Eberli, J. A. McKenzie, I. Jarvis and T. Stevens), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312065.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 3

    School of Geography, Geology and the Environment Centre for Earth and Environmental Science Research Kingston University, London Penrhyn Road Kingston upon Thames KT1 2EE UK

  2. 4

    Department of Geography Royal Holloway, University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    ETH, Geological Institute, 8092 Zürich, Switzerland

  2. 2

    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Granada, Spain

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405193801

Online ISBN: 9781444312065

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Keywords:

  • moderately halophilic aerobic bacteria;
  • microbial dolomite;
  • hypersaline environment;
  • Brejo do Espinho;
  • Brazil;
  • spherulites

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Geological Setting

  • Methods

  • Results

  • Discussion

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements