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Bacterial Population Development and Chemical Characteristics of Refuse Decomposition in a Simulated Sanitary Landfill (1989. M.A. Barlaz, D.M. Schaefer and R.K. Ham) (1,909k PDF)
The experiment with the microbial and chemical analysis for the landfill.
Practice Review of Five Bioreactor/Recirculation Landfills (2007. C.H. Benson, M.A. Barlaz, D.T. Lane and J.M Rawe) (761k PDF)
Data and graphs describing landfill characteristics and leachate management.
Environmental Impacts of Landfill Bioreactorcells in Comparison to Former Landfill Techniques (2001. Michael Binder and Torleif Bramryd) (162k PDF)
Data and maps describing the potential for nutrient recovery and heavy metal immobilization in the waste residue, and full scale leachate data as well as laboratory leaching experiments.
Monitoring Approaches for Landfill Bioreactors (2004. Thabet Tolaymat, Ph.D. Fran Kremer, Ph.D. David Carson and Wendy Davis-Hoover, Ph.D) (315k PDF)
It is including anaerobic decomposition fundamentals, key monitoring parameters for bioreactor Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) landfills, interim industrial liquids/sludge addition issues and suggested sampling techniques.
Biological degradation of MSW in a Methanogenic Reactor Using Treated Leachate Recirculation (2005. Ruo He, Dong-sheng Shen, Jun-qin Wang, Yong-hua He, and Yin-mei Zhu) (299k PDF)
MSW composition, Ems inoculums, experimental design and its analysis and conclusions.
The Study of Landfill Microbial Communities Using Landfill Gas and Landfill Gas Condensate (2003. Mijin Kim) (3,643k PDF)
Sanitary landfill's biological and chemical changes, collection method, growth of pure cultures, nucleic acid extraction, rRNA Quantification by Slot-blot Hybridization and Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Amplifications.
Innovative Biological Treatment Processes for Wastewater in Canada (2003. Catherine N. Mulligani and Bernatd F. Gibbs) (1,379k PDF)
Aerobic biological treatment, anaerobic processes, wetland system, metal treatment processes, use of biosurfactants.
Nitrogen Management in Bioreactor Landfills (2003. G. Alexander Price, Morton A. Barlaz and Gary R. Haten) (423k PDF)
Experimental design including MPV tests for total anaerobic and denitrifer populations and effect of nitrate on methane yield and solids decomposition.
Distributed Model of Solid Waste Anaerobic Digestion ~ Effects of Leachate Recirculation and PH Adjustment (2002. Vasily A. Vavilin, Sergey V. Rytov, , Ljudmila Ya, Spyros G. Pavlostathis and Morton A. Barlaz) (160k PDF)
Effect of liquid flow rate, effect of initial biomass spatial distribution and pH adjustment.
State-of-The Practice Review of Bioreactor Landfills (2005. Craig H.Benson, Morton A. Barlaz, Dale T. Lane, James M. Rawe, David Carson and Thabet Tolaymat Ph.D) (2,013k PDF)
Water stream, Liner system, Leachate collection system, landfill gas collection & management system, landfill operations, Water decomposition and stabilization.
The Fate of Nitrogen in Bioreactor Landfills (2005. N.D. Berge, D.R. Reinhart and T.G Townsend) (2,290k PDF)
Bioreactor landfill operation and ammonia-nitrogen in leachate.
Landfill Settlement with Decomposition and Gas Generation (2005. Ertan Durmusoglu, M. Yavuz Corapcioglu, F. ASCE and Kagan Tuncay) (541k PDF)
Gas production model, municipal solid waste (MSW) management.
Operation Problems in Anaerobic Digestion Plants Resulting from Nitrogen in MSW (2007. Klaus Fricke, Heike Santen, Rainer wallmann, Axel Huttner and Norbert Dichtl) (355k PDF)
Biological process of anaerobic digestion, exhaust air and waste water.
Composition and Characteristics of Excavated Materials from a New Jersey Landfill (2005. Ross M. Hull, Uta Krogmann, M.ASCE and Peter F. Strom) (261k PDF)
Composition of excavated waste, physical and chemical characteristics of excavated waste, implications, potential end use, combustibility of selected excavated waste fraction and landfill volume for relandfilling excavated waste.
Present and Long-Term Composition of MSW Landfill Leachate: A Reviw (2002. Peter Kjeldsen, Morton A. Barlaz, Alix P. Rooker, Anders Baun, Anna Ledin and Thomas H. Christensen) (2,427k PDF)
Stabilization process in landfills, present MSW landfill leachate composition including general leachate composition, dissolved organic matter, inorganic macrocomposition, heavy metal attenuation & mobilizing process in landfill, Xenobiotic organic compounds (XOCs) and toxicity of landfill leachate.
(1998.Turgut T. Onay and Frederick G. Pohland) In Situ Nitrogen Management in Controlled Bioreactor Landfills (572k PDF)
This paper focuses on investigations with bioreactor landfill simulations to demonstrate the potential for in situ nitrogen remocal in dedicated nitrification/denitrification zones.
Key Physiology of Anaerobic Ammonium Oxidation (1999. Marc Strous, J.Gijs Kuenen and Mike S.M. Jetten) (59k PDF)
Physiology temperature & PH ranges, affinity, inhibition and prolonged exposure to nitrogen.
Bioreactor Landfills: Experimental and Field Results (2002. Mostafa Warith) (350k PDF)
This paper presents the results of an experimental study carried out to determine the effect of solid waste size, leachate recirculation and nutrient balance on the rate of municipal solid waste (MSW) biodegradation.
US EPA Municipal Solid Waste Generation, Recycling, Disposal in the United States: Facts and Figures for 2006 (873k PDF)
US EPA Municipal Solid Waste Data 2006 (949k PDF)
US EPA Methodology for Estimating Municipal Solid Waste Recycling Benefits (104k PDF)
Development of a Dynamic Energy Balance to Assess Operating Efficiency of the Burlington County Bioreactor Landfill in New Jersey (USA) (106k PDF)
Burlington County Bioreactor Landfill Study - Final Report (862k PDF)
BCRRC Water Balance
Optimizing Bioreactor Landfills: Biogas Production and Nitrogen Biotransformation (803k PDF)