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Inspired to citizenship: Department of Ecology engineer becomes an American - Access Washington


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The Chinese philosopher Laozi said: “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” Farida Farajullayeva Leek's journey has taken her tens of thousands of miles. And in April, the Washington State Department of Ecology engineer took the step ...

Ecology to allow levee repairs to proceed - goskagit.com


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The state Department of Ecology is allowing a levee rehabilitation project on the Skagit River west of Mount Vernon to proceed. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is working with Skagit County Dike District 1 to repair 1,700 feet of levee near the ...

Wineries mull challenge to Washington Ecology rules - Capital Press


Capital Press
Small wineries with ambitions to grow will be stifled by new Washington Department of Ecology regulations on discharging wastewater, said Paul Beveridge, president of the Family Wineries of Washington. The rules will apply to wineries that produce at ...

Department of Microbial Ecology [DoME]

Wien - Austria

Department of Microbial Ecology, University of Vienna. Along with Microbial Ecology information, the Department of Microbial Ecology offers an annual international FISH workshop. The one-week course includes a theoretical and a laboratory section. Main topics are:
- Principles of fluorescence in situ hybridization.
- Application of FISH in microbial ecology
- Confocal laser scanning microscopy (CLSM)
- Computer-assisted digital image analysis
- Probe design and evaluation
- Advanced FISH techniques (CARD-FISH, Clone-FISH, FISH-MAR,
Raman-FISH, NanoSIMS-FISH)
- Laboratory course: practical work with the participants' samples

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Microbial Ecology
United States

Information from Wikipedia on the relationship of microorganisms with one another and with their environment.

Sweden

The Department/Section of Microbial Ecology was established in 1972 as an independent research unit specializing in ecological aspects of microbial life and the unit was in this year physically moved from the Department of Microbiology to a newly established Department of Ecology at Lund University. Microbial ecology research in Lund was initiated by Docent Borje Noren (1919-1983) who in 1960 became the leader of a group of students and researche

Microbial Ecology
Netherlands

The study of microbial ecology can help us improve our lives via the use of microbes in environmental restoration, food production, bioengineering of useful products such as antibiotics, food supplements, and chemicals. The study of these bizarre and diverse creatures that are everywhere yet nowhere to be seen is fascinating and a pursuit that appeals to the curiousity and playfulness in us.

Aquatic Microbial Ecology
Germany

Covers all aspects of aquatic microbial dynamics in marine, limnetic and brackish habitats. Tables of contents with abstracts.

Microbial Ecology Resources
United States

section of the Digital Learning Center for Microbial Ecology presents various materials (books, videos, and software) that may be of interest to students and teachers of microbiology and microbial ecology.

Microbial Ecology Group
Germany

Research documents, publications, programs, projects, staff. Technische Universitaet Muenchen, Germany.

United States

The intellectual focus of the Center for Microbial Ecology is to understand factors that influence the competitiveness, diversity and function of microorganisms in their natural and managed habitats.

Microbial Ecology Working Group
Austria

Main areas of study are compost and soil microbiology, molecular ecology, microbial communities, anaerobic digestion and fertilizer development. Page includes list of projects and publications. Located at the University of Innsbruck.

Digital Learning Center for Microbial Ecology
United States

Michigan State University website with extensive resources on microbes and the environments they live in, as well as links to other microbial ecology resources on the web. Includes the Microbe Zoo.

International Society for Microbial Ecology (ISME)
Netherlands

The International Society for Microbial Ecology is the principle scientific society for the burgeoning field of Microbial Ecology and its related disciplines. ISME fosters the exchange of scientific information by organizing international symposia as well as specific workshops, sponsoring publications, and promoting education and research. ISME provides services to the scientific as well as the wider community. The ISME symposia, organized every