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Aeration Factor Used To Design The Container Type of Biopile Systems for Small-Scale Petroleum-Contaminated Soil Projects
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Aeration Factor Used To Design The Container Type of Biopile Systems for Small-Scale Petroleum-Contaminated Soil Projects
Jung, Hyun-Gyu;
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 Abstract
Biopiles which offer the potential for cost-effective treatment of contaminated soils are above-ground, engineered systems that use oxygen to stimulate the growth and reproduction of aerobic bacteria for degradation of the petroleum constituents adsorbed to soil in excavated soils. This technology involves heaping contaminated soils into piles and stimulating aerobic microbial activity within the soils through the aeration and/or addition of minerals, nutrients, and moisture. Inside the biopile, microbially mediated reactions by blowing or extracting air through the pipes can enhance degradation of the organic contaminants. The influence of a aeration system on the biopile performance was investigated. Air pressure made to compare the efficiency of suction in the pipes showed that there were slightly significant difference between the two piles in the total amount of TPH biodegradation. The normalised degradation rate was, however, considerably higher in the aeration system than in the normal system without aeration, suggesting that the vertical venting method may have improved the efficiency of the biological reactions in the pile.
 Keywords
Biopile;Air Permeability;Degradation;Petroleum;
 Language
English
 Cited by
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소결다공체를 적용한 Closed Type 모사바이오파일시스템의 TPH 분해 특성,정현규;최상일;김상국;김혜진;김유범;

한국토양비료학회지, 2011. vol.44. 3, pp.415-424 crossref(new window)
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Characteristics of TPH Decomposition in a Close-typed Simulated Biopile System Amended with a Sintered Porous Media, Korean Journal of Soil Science and Fertilizer, 2011, 44, 3, 415  crossref(new windwow)
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