ENV 506 Environmental Microbiology

Prerequisites: ENV 501 and ENV 502, or permission of the instructor.  Examines the applied effects of microorganisms on the environment and on human activity, health and welfare. Topics include basic biology, ecology and history of the archaea, bacteria, protista, algae, and fungi with special attention given to their environmental relationships. Emphasis is on ecological interactions among microbes, between microbes and plants and between microbes and animals.




Spring Semester (Odd Years)