School of Industrial Technology

IEA515/3 Environmental Microbiology


  • Credit: 3
  • Semester: 1
  • Prerequisite: None


This course provides a general introduction to the diverse roles of microorganisms in natural and artificial environments. It will cover topics including cellular architecture, energetics and growth; evolution and gene flow; population and community dynamics; water and soil microbiology; biogeochemical cycling; and microorganisms in biodeterioration and bioremediation.

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