Microbial Source Tracking: Methods, Applications, and Case by Charles Hagedorn, Anicet R. Blanch, Valerie J. Harwood

By Charles Hagedorn, Anicet R. Blanch, Valerie J. Harwood

Microbial resource monitoring (MST) is a sub-discipline of environmental microbiology that has emerged and grown in accordance with the shortcoming of traditional fecal indicator micro organism (such as Escherichia coli and enterococci) to discriminate one of the attainable resources of fecal pollutants in environmental waters. MST’s present and power purposes diversity from seashore tracking to overall greatest day-by-day load (TMDL) review of pollutants assets, which in flip will mediate higher safety of public well-being and development of environmental water caliber.

This complete ebook faucets the services of a few of the top learn scientists from a global assemblage, and considers a geographic diversity from the U.S. to China, New Zealand, Australia, and the european. It addresses topics starting from the basics of MST tools, their professionals and cons, and function standards priceless in the course of process improvement, and alertness, to case reviews from seashore, agricultural, and concrete watersheds. Separate chapters specialize in viral-, protozoan-, chemical-, and mitochondrial DNA-based tools. really good issues contain felony and TMDL-associated matters, public perceptions, statistical research, nutrition safeguard, nationwide protection, and utilizing MST in undergraduate schooling.

The viewers for this paintings will comprise complicated undergraduate and graduate scholars from clinical and engineering disciplines who're attracted to microbial water caliber, learn scientists, regulators, and others drawn to the basics, purposes and interpretation of MST equipment and data.

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