Bioremediation

Background
You are the science reporter for your local newspaper. Your editor asks you to write an article on a major topic within the general field of microbiology. He stipulates that in this article you need to include the following three things:
An historical timeline for the major scientific discoveries that has led to our current understanding of the topic.
A summary of our current understanding of the topic.
A projection of where the next major advance or breakthrough in your topic will come from.
Description
Using the topic, outline and resources that you developed for Project 1, write a 2,000 word article for your newspaper following your editor’s instructions. Your article should not just quote the research articles you have consulted, but convert them into language that is understood by non-scientists without losing the meaning.
Procedure
Submit your project in one WORD document and place it in the appropriate assignment dropbox.
Please format your article according to APA style. Your article should have a cover page, abstract, and reference page. These pages do not count towards the length specified (2000 words).
Please number each page, including the cover page and provide a running head.
 
Microbiology and Environment
 
Topic: Bioremediation
 
Introduction with Historical timeline
 
Principle
 
Bioremediation Factors:
 
Existence of Competent microbial population
 
Accessibility of Pollutants
 
Environmental factors :
 
1. Nutrients
 
2. Type of Soil
 
3. Temperature
 
4. pH
 
5. Occurrence of Electron acceptors
 
Bioremediation Strategies
 
In-Situ Bioremediation:
 
1. Biosparging
 
2. Bioventing
 
3. Bioaugmentation
 
 
 
Ex-Situ Bioremediation:
 
1. Land farming
 
2. Turned Windrows
 
3. Force Vented Biopiles
Exceptional Features
 
Limitations
 
Future prospects
 

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