Environmental and Ecological Microbiology

Welcome to BIO121/ESS120: Introduction to Environmental and Ecological Microbiology at UC Merced! This page provides additional online content associated with the course, including short video lectures by Professor Beman, additional videos and interactives, and additional reading materials. Click on (bi)weekly topics below to be taken to relevant content:


Microbes and Earth History

Mix, Match, and Redox

Terrestrial Microbial Ecology

Land -> Freshwater -> Marine Microbiology

Marine Microbiology

Microbes, Biogeochemical Cycles, and Global Change

Microbial Diversity and Symbioses

Humans and Microbes