The following are links to web sites related to microbial ecology. They are arranged alphabetically according to category. Please let us know about additional links, or broken links, by contacting us at


Societies & Foundations

American Society for Microbiology
Bergey's Manual Trust
British Society for Microbial Technology
Canadian Society for Microbiologists
Center for Microbial Ecology
Ecological Society of America
Japanese Society of Microbial Ecology (JSME)
Microbial Ecology Group
Microbial Information Network of China
Mycological Society of America
National Science Foundation
Scottish Microbiology Society
Society for General Microbiology
Soil Science Society of America
Swiss Society for Microbiology


American Type Culture Collection
Bacterial Nomenclature Up-To-Date
E. coli Stock Center Database
European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)
GenBank at the National Center for Biotechnology Information
German Collection of Microorganisms and Cell Cultures
Lund University, Department of Microbial Ecology
Montana Ecology of Infectious Disease
Microbial Strain Data Network (MSDN)
Ribosomal Database Project
Sanger Research Center at Cambridge
The Nüsslein Lab
The Tree of Life
United State Geological Survey
World Data Center on Microorganism Database (RIKEN)
Microbial Ecology


Publication Sites

Advances in Microbial Ecology
The ISME Journal
Ecology Ecological Information

Articles Research Environment

Images of Microbes

Images of the Nanoworld
Microbe Zoo
Protist Image Database
Viruses: The Big Picture Book of Viruses


Education Sites

Bugs in the News                                           
Cells Alive!
Micro 101 Homepage at
Washington State University

Microbe Zoo
Microbial Underground
National Science Teachers

The Biology Place


New Soil Microbiology Book Announcement (PDF FORMAT)
Five Kingdoms: An Illustrated Guide to the Phyla of Life On Earth

Let It Rot!
The Diversity of Life


Microbial Ecology Publications

The ISME Journal