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Colwell, Rita R. 1934-

Works: 136 works in 449 publications in 3 languages and 6,919 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Laboratory manuals  Lists‡vCode numbers  Lists‡vCode words  Classification  Periodicals  Archives 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Translator
Classifications: QR105, 576.192
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Most widely held works by Rita R Colwell
Effect of the ocean environment on microbial activities; proceedings by United States-Japan Conference on Marine Microbiology( Book )

16 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oceans and health : pathogens in the marine environment by Shimshon Belkin( Book )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This interdisciplinary book describes in detail the sources physiology, molecular biology, dispersion, survival - and impact of diverse groups of viruses, bacteria, protozoa, and algae. The effects these microorganisms exert on humans and land animals - as well as fish, crustaceans, and corals - are discussed from basic and applied viewpoints, addressing both global and specific aspects of the topic."--Jacket
Marine and estuarine microbiology laboratory manual by Rita R Colwell( Book )

11 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Native aquatic bacteria : enumeration, activity, and ecology : a symposium by J. W Costerton( Book )

19 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"ASTM Special Technical Publication 695. - "04-695000-16. - "The symposium was arranged by Section D19.24.02 on Native Aquatic Bacteria, of Subcommittee D19.24 on Water Microbiology."-- Foreword. - Includes bibliographical references and indexes. - Electronic reproduction; W. Conshohocken, Pa; ASTM International; 2011; Mode of access: World Wide Web; System requirements: Web browser; Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions
Nonculturable microorganisms in the environment by Rita R Colwell( Book )

12 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Microbial diversity and ecosystem function : proceedings of the IUBS/IUMS workshop held at Egham, UK, 10-13 August 1993 in support of the IUBS/UNESCO/SCOPE "DIVERSITAS" programme by D Allsopp( Book )

19 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The microbial concept; The microbial species concept and biodiversity; The microorganisms: a concept in need of clarification or one now to be rejected? The extent of microbial diversity; Described and estimated species numbers: an objetive assessment of current knowledge; Approaches to the comprehensive evaluation of prokaryote diversity of a habitat; Identifying and culturing the 'Unculturables': a challenge for microbiologists. The impact of microorganisms on global ecology and nutrient cycling; A neglected carbon sink? biodegradation of rocks; Lichens in southern hemisphere temperate rainforest and their role in maintenance of biodiversity; Mineral cycling by microorganisms: iron bacteria; The potential importance of biodiversity in environmental biotechnology applications: bioremediation of PAH-contaminated soils and sediments; Microorganisms and ecosystem maintenance; Bacterial diversity and ecosystem maintenance: an overview; Ecological role of microphytic soil crusts in arid ecosystems; The diversity of microorganisms associated with marine invertebrates and their roles in the maintenance of ecosystems; Fungi, a vital component of ecosystem function in woodland; Microorganisms in extreme environments; Molecular biology of Alkaliphiles; Thermophilic fungi in desert soils: a neglected extreme environment; Biodiversity of the rock inhabiting microbiota with special reference to black fungi and black yeasts; Inventorying and monitoring microorganisms; Statistics, biodiversity and microorganisms; Traditional methods of detecting and selecting functionally important microorganisms from the soil and the Rhizosphere; Problems in measurements of species diversity of macrofungi; Inventorying microfungi on tropical plants; Viral biodiversity; Exploration of prokaryotic diversity employing taxonomy; International biodiversity initiatives and the global biodiversity assessment; The resource base in microbiology; Living reference collections; Dried reference collections as a microbiological resource; Microorganisms, indigenous intellectual property rights and the convention on biological diversity; Extent and development of the human resource; Biodiversity information transfer: some existing initiatives and how to link them; Indigenous Rhizobia populations in east and southern Africa: a network approach; Progress in the synthesis and delivery of information on the diversity of known bacteria
Estuarine microbial ecology by Belle W. Baruch Symposium in Marine Science( Book )

8 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Environmental biotechnology : reducing risks from environmental chemicals through biotechnology by Gilbert S Omenn( Book )

7 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gilbert S. Omenn Dean, School of Public Health and Community Medicine University of Washington Seattle, Washington 98195 On behalf of the University of Washington, the City of Seattle, the Steering Committee, and the sponsoring agencies, corporations, and organ izations, I welcome you. \Ve all expect this Conference to stimulate further what is becoming an important application of biotechnology in an area in which our society experiences considerable frustration and gloom: the management of hazardous wastes. It is an all-too-frequent refrain that technology has its benefits and its risks. To many--in the lay pUblic, at least--the damaging notion has taken hold that we are capable of creating problems but are less capable of finding solutions. Chemical streams from industry, agriculture, municipal operations, and household operations have contaminated groundwater, drinking water, and soils, and have undermined the productivity of agri culture and the quality of life. In the meantime, however, we have im proved our quality of life in immeasurable ways through some related developments. The challenge is to continue the enhancements while modifying or preventing the damage
Biomolecular data : a resource in transition( Book )

9 editions published in 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biotechnology in the marine sciences : proceedings of the first annual MIT Sea Grant lecture and seminar by Rita R Colwell( Book )

13 editions published in 1984 in English and German and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coding microbiological data for computers by Morrison Rogosa( Book )

7 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vibrios in the environment( Book )

8 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The role of culture collections in the era of molecular biology : ATCC 50th anniversary symposium, 23 September 1975, Washington, D.C. by American Type Culture Collection( Book )

10 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agricultural biotechnology( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This timely reference/text integrates available basic biotechnological methodologies with current agricultural practices, providing solutions to specific agricultural needs and problems from plant and crop yield to animal husbandry." "Furnished with authoritative contributions by experts from around the world and supplemented with over 3500 bibliographic citations, tables, figures, and photographs, Agricultural Biotechnology is an essential reference for biotechnologists; agricultural scientists; chemists, and researchers; plant biologists, pathologists, physiologists, geneticists; applied and molecular biologists; agronomists; and food scientists, chemists, and technologies; and a comprehensive text for graduate-level students in departments of agricultural, biotechnological, food, and environmental science."--Jacket
Microbial diversity in time and space by Rita R Colwell( Book )

12 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The symposium, "Microbial Diversity in Time and Space," was held in the Sanjo Conference Hall, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, October 24-26, 1994. The symposium was organized under the auspices of the Japanese Society of Microbial Ecology and co-sponsored by the International Union of Biological Sciences (IUBS), International Union of Microbiological Societies (IUMS), International Committee on Microbial Ecology (ICOME), and the Japanese Society of Ecology. The aim of the symposium was to stress the importance of the global role of microorganisms in developing and maintaining biodiversity. Twenty-four speakers from seven countries presented papers in the symposium and in the workshop, "Microbial Diversity and Cycling of Bioelements," that followed the symposium. Papers presented at the symposium are published in this proceedings. Discussions of the workshop, which were energetic and enthusiastic, are also summarized in this proceedings. The symposium provided an opportunity to address the role of microorganisms in global cycles and as the basic support ofbiodiversity on the planet. Previously unrecognized as both contributing to and sustaining biodiversity, microorganisms are now considered to be primary elements of, and a driving force in, biodiversity. Financial support was provided for the symposium by the CIBA GEIGY Foundation for the Promotion of Science, Naito Foundation, and the Uchida Foundation of the Ocean Research Institute, University of Tokyo. Support from these foundations is gratefully acknowledged. CONTENTS Microbial Biodiversity-Global Aspects ... 1 Rita R. Colwell 2. Importance of Community Relationships in Biodiversity
Current methods for classification and identification of microorganisms( Book )

9 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biotechnology of marine polysaccharides : proceedings of the Third Annual MIT Sea Grant College Program Lecture and Seminar by MIT Sea Grant College Program Lecture and Seminar( Book )

8 editions published in 1985 in English and German and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Methods in aquatic microbiology by A. G Rodina( Book )

50 editions published between 1969 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

V.1 - Sources, handling and storage of media and equipament; Properties of materials suitable for the cultivation and handling of micro-organisms; Methods and equipament for sterilization of laboratory apparatus and media; Treatment of process air for deep culture; Principles and applications of laminar-flow devices; Safety in the microbiological laboratory; Membrane filter techniques in microbiology; The culture of micro-organisms in liquid medium; Methods for studying the microbial division cycle; Methods of microculture; Solid and solidified growth media in microbiology; The isolation and cultivation of single organisms; Design of laboratory fermenters; The deep culture of bacteriophage; Evaluation of growth by physical and chemical; The evaluation of mycelial growth; Couting and sizing micro-organisms with the coulter; Viabel counts and viability; Determination and significance of molar growth yields; v.2 - Principles of automatic measurement and control of fermentation growth parameters; The effects and control of temperature; Measurement and control of pH values; Redox potential; Aeration in the submerged culture of micro-organisms; The shaker in bioengieering; Anti-foam agents; Production and measurement of photosynthetically useable light; The measurement of oxygen absorption and carbon dioxide evolution in stirred deep cultures; Flow measurement and control; Application of hydrostatic pressure to microbial; The continuous cultivation of micro-organisms: 1. Theory of the chemostat; The continuous cultivation of micro-organisms: 2. Construction of a chemostat; Multi-stage systems; Turbidostats; Harvesting and clarification of cultures-storage of harvest; v. 3A - Media for the maintenance and preservation of bacteria; Culture collections and the preservation of bacteria; Design and formulation of microbial culture media; Quantitative relationships between growth media constituents and cellular yields and composition; Enrichment cultures of prokaryotic organisms; The isolation of mutants; Improvement of micro-organisms by mutation, hybridization and selection; v.3B - Isolation, cultivation and maintenance of autotrophs; growth of phototrophic bacteria and blue-green algae; Techniques for the study of anaerobic, spore-forming bacteria; A roll tube method for cultivation of strict anaerobes; Rumen bacteria; Methods for the gram-negative non-sporing anaerobes; Psychrophiles and termophiles; Isolation, growth and requirements of halophilic bacteria; Isolation, cultivation and maintenance of the myxo-bacteria; Isolation, cultivation and maintenance of mycoplasmas; Algae; Isolation, growth and preservation of bacteriophages
Metabolism of mercury compounds in microorganisms by Rita R Colwell( Book )

5 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The science and engineering workforce and national security by Michael L Marshall( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Oceans and health : pathogens in the marine environment
Alternative Names
Colwell, R. R.

Colwell, R.R. 1934-

Colwell, R. R. (Rita R.)

Colwell, R. R. (Rita R.), 1934-

Colwell, R. R. (Rita Rossi)

Colwell, Rita

Colwell, Rita R.

Colwell, Rita Rossi 1934-

Rita Colwell

Nonculturable microorganisms in the environmentEnvironmental biotechnology : reducing risks from environmental chemicals through biotechnologyAgricultural biotechnologyMicrobial diversity in time and spaceMethods in aquatic microbiology