1 Bacteria in the Greenhouse: Marine Microbes and Climate Change (Hugh W. Ducklow, Xosé Anxelu G. Morán, and Alison E. Murray).
2 Control of Waterborne Pathogens in Developing Countries (Tim Ford and Steve Hamner).
3 New Molecular Methods for Detection of Waterborne Pathogens (Alison M. Cupples, Joan B. Rose, and Irene Xagoraraki).
4 Microbial Transformations of Radionuclides in the Subsurface (Matthew J. Marshall, Alexander S. Beliaev, and James K. Fredrickson).
5 Eutrophication of Estuarine and Coastal Ecosystems (Nancy N. Rabalais).
6 Microbial Deterioration of Cultural Heritage Materials (Christopher J. McNamara, Nick Konkol, and Ralph Mitchell).
7 Sorption and Transformation of Toxic Metals by Microorganisms (Xu Han and Ji-Dong Gu).
8 Bioremediation of Hazardous Organics (Jennifer G. Becker and Eric A. Seagren).
9 Biosensors as Environmental Monitors (Steven Ripp, Melanie L. DiClaudio, and Gary S. Sayler).
10 Effects of Genetically Modified Plants on Soil Microorganisms (Nicole Weinert, Remo Meincke, Michael Schloter, Gabriele Berg, and Kornelia Smalla).
11 Anaerobic Digestion of Agricultural Residues (Vincent O’Flaherty, Gavin Collins, and Thérése Mahony).
12 Anaerobic Biodegradation of Solid Waste (Morton A. Barlaz, Bryan F. Staley, and Francis L. de los Reyes III).
13 Low-Energy Wastewater Treatment: Strategies and Technologies (Thomas P. Curtis).
14 Bioremediated Geomechanical Processes (Eric A. Seagren and Ahmet H. Aydilek).
A completely new organization with topics such as pathogens in developing countries, effects of genetically modified crops on microbial communities, and transformations of toxic metals
Comprehensive coverage of key topics such as bacteria in the greenhouse and low-energy waste treatment
New coverage relating core book content to local, regional, and global environmental problems