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Title Biofouling : types, impact, and anti-fouling / Jun Chan and Shing Wong, editors.
Imprint New York : Nova Science Publishers, ©2010.


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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 363 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Pollution Science, Technology and Abatement
Pollution science, technology, and abatement series.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Fouling organisms.
Fouling -- Prevention.
Hydraulic structures -- Protection.
Medical instruments and apparatus -- Microbiology.
Protective coatings.
Contents ""BIOFOULING: TYPES, IMPACT AND ANTI-FOULING""; ""BIOFOULING: TYPES, IMPACT AND ANTI-FOULING""; ""CONTENTS ""; ""PREFACE ""; ""LIFE STRATEGIES OF MARINE SESSILE ORGANISMS AS AN APPROACH FOR EXPLORATION OF STRUCTURE AND SUCCESSION OF FOULING COMMUNITIES ""; ""ABSTRACT ""; ""INTRODUCTION ""; ""Development of Fouling Communities ""; ""Problem ""; ""Life Strategies. New Approach to an Old Problem ""; ""Task ""; ""Study Area ""; ""Development of Fouling Communities in the White Sea ""; ""MATHERIAL AND METODS ""; ""Tested Species ""; ""Used Characteristics ""; ""RESULTS AND DISCUSSION ""
""Definitive Size """"Life Span ""; ""Growth Rate ""; ""Fertility and the Volume of Larval Pool ""; ""Tolerance to Changes in Main Environmental Factors (Temperature, Salinity)""; ""Edificatory Abilities of Monospecific Settlements ""; ""Attachment Strength ""; ""Pumping Rate ""; ""Resistance to Invasion of other Fouling Organisms ""; ""Species position in Ramenskii-Grime Coordinate System ""; ""ACKNOWLEDGMENT ""; ""REFERENCES ""; ""GENERAL DEFENSE MECHANISMS OF THE INTEGUMENT AGAINST BIO-COATING IN AQUATIC MAMMALS""; ""ABSTRACT ""; ""INTRODUCTION ""
""THE SPECIAL BIOTOPE CONDITIONS ON THE EPIDERMAL SURFACE """"THE MORE GENERAL DEFENSE APPROACH: FREE SUGARS ""; ""THE MORE SOPHISTICATED DEFENSE: INNATE IMMUNITY ""; ""SPECIFIC CONDITIONS IN DOLPHINS ""; ""SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION ""; ""ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ""; ""REFERENCES ""; ""MARINE BIOFOULING IN HEAT EXCHANGERS""; ""ABSTRACT ""; ""1. THE PROBLEM OF FOULING IN SEAWATER SYSTEMS ""; ""1.1. Cooling Water Systems in Coastal Facilities ""; ""1.2. Problems Caused by Fouling in Heat Exchangers ""; ""a) Operational Problems ""; ""b) Costs due to Heat Exchanger Fouling ""; ""Capital Expenditure ""
""Maintenance Costs """"Costs due to Production Loss ""; ""1.3. Fouling Mitigation Treatments ""; ""Chlorine ""; ""Film-Forming/Dispersing Additives: Mexel®432 ""; ""Ultraviolet Light (UV) ""; ""1.4. Environmental Impacts of the Treatments ""; ""Environmental Impact of Chlorine ""; ""Environmental Impact of Mexel®432 ""; ""Environmental Impact of UV ""; ""2. TECHNIQUES FOR MONITORING AND CHARACTERIZATION OF FOULING""; ""2.1. In-situ Studies: Pilot Plant for Monitoring the Fouling ""; ""2.2. Indirect Methods for the Quantification of Fouling ""
""2.3. Direct Methods for the Characterization of Fouling """"2.3.1. Physico-Chemical Methods ""; ""CHNS ""; ""2.3.2. Molecular Methods ""; ""Biofilm Sample Harvest and Pretreatment ""; ""Genomic DNA Extraction and PCR Amplification of Bacterial 16S rDNA Gene""; ""Construction of Clones Libraries and Sequencing of 16S rDNA ""; ""Bioinformatic Analysis ""; ""2.4. Modelization for Fouling Progression ""; ""3. A PARTICULAR IN SITU STUDY: “LOS BARRIOS� POWER STATION (ALGECIRAS BAY, SPAIN) ""; ""3.1. Assays Description ""; ""3.2. Biofouling Characterization ""
Other Author Chan, Jun.
Wong, Shing.
Other Title Print version: 9781608765010 1608765016