Ecology and Biogeochemistry of in Situ Groundwater Bioremediation

  • Robert T. Anderson
  • Derek R. Lovley
Part of the Advances in Microbial Ecology book series (AMIE, volume 15)


The activity of microorganisms has a significant impact on the chemical composition of groundwaters (Chapelle, 1993). Microbial processes in both shallow (Madsen, 1995) and deep (Lovley and Chapelle, 1995) pristine aquifers have recently been reviewed in detail. The purpose of this chapter is to summarize recent research on the microbial ecology and biogeochemistry of contaminated aquifers.


Pseudomonas Putida Landfill Leachate Aquifer Sediment Pseudomonas Stutzeri Benzene Degradation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert T. Anderson
    • 1
  • Derek R. Lovley
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Civil and Environmental EngineeringUniversity of MassachusettsAmherstUSA
  2. 2.Department of MicrobiologyUniversity of MassachusettsAmherstUSA

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