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Preface (PDF, 103KB)
Section I: Concepts and Methods:

1. The Concept of Microbial Species (PDF, 1.20MB)
2. Microscopic Methods
3. Culture Methods
4. Molecular and Genomic Methods
5. Phylogenetic Analysis

Section II: Principles and Applications:

6. Environmental Evolution (PDF, 4.52MB)
7. Biogeochemical Cycling of Carbon and Nitrogen
8. Biogeochemical Cycling of Phosphorus, Sulfur, Metals, and Trace Elements
9. Cross Species Interactions Among Prokaryotes
10. Interactions Between Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes
11. Microbial Diversity and Global Environmental Issues (PDF, 2.54MB)

Glossary of Terms (PDF, 273KB)