Biotechnology: a comprehensive treatise in 8 volumes

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Hans-Jürgen Rehm, Wolfgang Schönborn, Gerald Reed
Verlag Chemie, 1986 - Science - 743 pages
Environmental biotechnology: Historical delopments and ecological fundamentals. Aerobic activated sludge. Aerobic fixed-film processes. Artificial freshwater enviroment: waste stabilization ponds. Biomethanation processes. Examples of industrial waster water treatment. Agricultural applications of sludges and waster waters. Biomass from wastes. Dumping of refuse and sludges. Waste treatment composting as a controlled system. Biofiltration in drinking water treatment. Exhaust gas purification. Degradations in sea water. Poorly degradable substances. Genetic engineering and problems of environmental pollution. Removal of pathogens during waste water treatment. Biodeterioration: Natural materials. Mineral materials. Microbial growth due to materials used in drinking water systems. Special methods, legislation in waste disposal: Special methods in microbial degradation. Survey of international legislation for the pratice of environmental Biotechnology.

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