A vista for microbial ecology and environmental biotechnology

Bruce Rittmann, Martina Hausner, Frank Löffler, Nancy G. Love, Gerard Muyzer, Satoshi Okabe, Daniel B. Oerther, Jordan Peccia, Lutgarde Raskin, Michael Wagner

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Abstract

Microbial ecology and environmental biotechnology are blossoming fields that are taking advantage of profound advances in biology, materials, computing, and engineering. Although traditionally microbial ecology and environmental biotechnology have been distinct disciplines, their futures are intimately linked. Together, they offer much promise for helping society deal with some of its greatest challenges in environmental quality, sustainability, security, and human health.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1096-1103
Number of pages8
JournalEnvironmental Science and Technology
Volume40
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 15 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Environmental Chemistry

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