Encyclopedia of Microbiology
The Encyclopedia of Microbiology is a comprehensive reference that presents the ways in which microorganisms influence not only this planet but also the rest of the solar system. It covers topics that affect global health, industry, and the environment. Read more>>
Green Technology Series
Green Technology is an eight-volume set that examines the relationship between human activities and their sometimes harmful consequences for the environment. These books explore new methods being used today for repairing and restoring the Earth. Read more>>
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Microbes and the Enviroment
Coming in 2012, Microbes and the Environment is a six-volume set that explores the role of microbes in soil, air, and water, and how their activities impact every other living thing on Earth. These books cover nutrient cycling through the earth and atmosphere, the pathogen-environment connection, microbial habitats, and the technologies used by microbiologists top study environmental microbes. Written for students in grades 9 through 12 and college freshmen, this set provides an excellent introduction to ecology from the perspective of the microbial world. Titles in this set are: Microorganisms and the Earth, Where Microorganisms Live, Replenishing Earth’s Nutrients, Microbes and the Environment, Infectious Diseases and their Origins, and Microorganisms in Nature.