01 Lec 1 Introduction - 1/20/2010 1 ESPM 131 3 units Soil...

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Unformatted text preview: 1/20/2010 1 ESPM 131 3 units Soil Microbial Ecology Instructor: Cline Pallud Meeting times: M, W, F 12-1:00PM Location: 132 Mulford OCH COOH Cl Cl OCH 2 COOH O Cl COOH COOH What I do at Cal 3 Aggregate-scale spatial heterogeneity of biogeochemical processes (Fe, Se cycles) 3 Kinetics of organic matter degradation in wetland soils and littoral sediments 3 Selenium cycling and mobility 1/20/2010 2 See full article on bspace Z Y SOIL [ X \ ] 1/20/2010 3 SOIL However we can save 700 lire and two months ] Engineering medium However, we can save 700 lire and two months by not doing a geotechnical investigation 9 Physical support X Medium for plant growth 9 Air 9 Water 9 Temperature moderation 9 Protection from toxins 9 Protection from toxins 9 Nutrients 1/20/2010 4 Y Regulator of water quality Y Regulator of water quality- removal of impurities- kill disease agents- degradation contaminants Z Modifier of the atmosphere composition- they absorb O 2 and methane- they release greenhouse gases such as CO...
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01 Lec 1 Introduction - 1/20/2010 1 ESPM 131 3 units Soil...

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