PETROLEUM HYDROCARBONS: DEGRADATION AND GROWTH POTENTIAL OF DEEP-SEA SEDIMENT BACTERIA
Marine sediment bacteria were found to be capable of utilizing a mixture of 19 petroleum hydrocarbons referred to as mixed hydrocarbon substrate (MHS). Autoclaving and the addition of sediment inoculum were found to change the concentration of inorganic nutrients affected growth of sediment bacteria and their utilization of MHS. (Author)
- Also published in Environmental Pollution, V10, pp 89-99, 1976.
University of Maryland, College ParkDepartment of Microbiology
College Park, MD United States 20742
- Walker, J D
- Seesman, P A
- Herbert, T L
- Colwell, R R
- Publication Date: 1976
- Pagination: 12 p.
- TRT Terms: Biodeterioration; Pollution control; Water quality management
- Old TRIS Terms: Pollution abatement measures
- Subject Areas: Environment; Marine Transportation;
- Accession Number: 00139905
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Report/Paper Numbers: Tech. Rpt.
- Contract Numbers: N00014-67-A0239-0027
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Oct 6 1976 12:00AM