Juana B. Eweis
WCB/McGraw-Hill, 1998 - Technology & Engineering - 296 pages
The use of biological methods and processes for the remediation of contaminated soils and aquifers is the focus of this text, which emphasizes the characteristics of organic compounds and factors which make organics amenable to biological treatment.
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Porous Media Transport of a Conservative Constituent
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acid adsorption aeration aerobic algae anaerobic aquifer aromatic bacteria bacterial cells benzene biodegradation biofilter biological treatment bioremediation bioremediation processes bulk density carbon dioxide carbon source CHAPTER chemical clay coefficient compost contaminant concentration contaminated soil decrease degradation Determine electron acceptor energy source environment Environmental enzymes Equation equilibrium Estimate example factors flow free energy fungi gasoline groundwater groups halogenated Henry's law hydrogen inorganic land treatment landfarming liquid metabolism mg/L microbial activity Microbial Ecology microbial growth Microbiology microorganisms mixing moisture content molecular molecule MTBE nitrogen nutrients occur organic compounds organic material oxidation oxygen PAHs particles percent phase pile pores porosity porous medium protozoa reaction reactor redox relatively result saturated shown in Figure slurry slurry-phase soil and groundwater solids solubility sorbed species structure substrate sulfur surface tank temperature tion toluene toxic U.S. EPA vadose zone vapor velocity VOCs volatile volume waste