Ecological roles of microbes in nature and its benefcial and harmful effects

c.boord at microbiology.unimelb.edu.au c.boord at microbiology.unimelb.edu.au
Sun Feb 16 20:16:24 EST 1997


You best bet is looking for information on remediation issues....eg
bioremediation of contaminated soils, water or air (Exxon Valdez disaster
is an excellant example......wastewater treatment is what I am interested
in....this might be an area to look into also.  There are plenty of good
resources out there if you look that will tell you all you need to know.
(sorry I have this thing about doing other peoples work for them.....so I
hope these leads is will be enough to get you going)


>I'm a Hong Kong student. I'm now writing an essay and want to receive the
>following information:
>        1) Describe the ecological roles of microbes in nature.
>        2) How can theseroles be exploited by man?
>        3) Discuss the benefcial and harmful consequences of sush
>exploitation by
>Any advice is appreciated. THANK YOU VERY MUCH!
>                                                        MARTIN LEE
>                                                        <sarasate at hkstar.com>

Carla Boord
Department of Microbiology
University of Melbourne
Parkville, Victoria
Australia       3052

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