The application of biotechnology in environmental processes is an enormous subject that could remain the topic of a university lecture course for many years. For this reason I wish to limit my lecture to a few examples and to attempt to sketch out particularly promising opportunities for future development.
Biotechnological Waste Water TreatmentThe activated sludge technique, in which a sludge containing microorganisms degrades organic substances to carbon dioxide and water, has grown from the original oxidat…
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