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    NITRIFICATION NETWORK

  • OBJECTIVES
    The objectives of the Nitrification Network are to coordinate research activities of the participants where multi-investigator proposals and projects are called for and to coordinate meetings of interest to members of the Nitrification Network and others in the field.

  • BROADER IMPACTS
    The broader impacts of the Nitrification Network will be realized with the development of education materials for K-12 educators, undergraduate and graduate research experiences, workshops for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars to develop skills necessary for cross-disciplinary research, enhanced diversity of the cadre of nitrification researchers, and provide resources to the community of nitrification researchers as well as to the scientific community at large and the public.

  • JUSTIFICATION
    1) The rapid pace of discovery in the field of nitrification,
    2) The number of large collaborative proposals ongoing and expected in the next few years,
    3) The environmental, agricultural, and economic importance of nitrification, and
    4) The value of nitrification as a model system for the study of mutualism and other basic biological processes in a variety of habitats.


  • NITRIFICATION NEWS AND EVENTS
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    More information @
    ICoN4:4th International Conference on Nitrification (and Related Processes)

    Microcolony of Nitrospira defluvii, enriched from activated sludge (Dradenau, Hamburg). Link to more illustrations