Description
ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY
Examines environmental and applied aspects of microbiology. Interactions of microbes with plants, with animals and with each other are discussed. Microbes in air, water and soil habitats and their roles in biogeochemical cycling are presented. Effects of pollutants, uses of microorganisms in bioremediation, in mineral recovery and the control of pests are reviewed. Laboratory experiments include techniques in sampling, counting and monitoring microbes in the environment. This course is an elective for Biology majors. Prerequisite: BIOLOGY 242 (Microbiology). Four hours of lecture/laboratory per week. Laboratory hours may vary. Not offered every semester.
Details
Grading Basis
Graded
Units
3
Component
Laboratory - Required
Lecture - Required
Course Attributes
Meets Natural Sci and Math Req
Offering
Course
BIOLOGY 455
Academic Group
College of Science & Tech
Academic Organization
Biological Allied Health Sci
Campus
Bloomsburg Main Campus
Enrollment Requirements
Microbiology - Biology 242