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Peter Bottomley

Emeritus Appointment
peter.bottomley [at]

Nash Hall

Nash Hall 348

2820 SW Campus Way

2820 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

Current Work Focus: Research on various aspects of soil microbial ecology and microbial physiology including: nitrogen cycling in soils; population ecology of soil bacteria; physiology and ecology of nitrification; genomics of nitrifying bacteria.

Research Projects:

  • Niche differentiation of nitrification in soils.
  • Response and interaction between nitrifying bacteria to environmental change.