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Landfilling of Waste (3-Volume Set): (Leachate, Barriers, Biogas)

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Series: Landfilling of Waste

By: TH Christensen, R Cossu and R Stegmann

Chapman & Hall (E & FN Spon)

Hardback | Aug 1996 | #53538 | ISBN: 0419195807
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Landfilling of waste is an international issue of environmental and political concern and should be viewed as part of an integrated waste management system. Landfilling of waste (3 volume set) provides a comprehensive overview of the state of the art and identifies new directions in landfill sites and landfill research.


Preface. Introduction: Gas issues in landfill management, Thomas H Christensen, Raffaello Cossu and Rainer Stegmann; Landfill gas utilization: an overview, Rainer Stegmann; Landfill gas utilization: statistics of existing plants, Hans C Willumsen; Gas generation and composition: Biological and physico-chemical processes in landfills, Thomas H Christensen and Peter Kjeldsen; Landfill gas components, Gerhardt Rettenberger and Rainer Stegmann; Emissions of volatile halogenated hydrocarbons from landfills, Anna Deipser, Thomas Poller and Rainer Stegmann; Physico-chemical characteristics and toxicology of landfill gas components, Raffaello Cossu and Matthias Reiter. Environmental aspects: Landfill gas migration in soil, Peter Kjeldsen; Explosion and fire hazards associated with landfill gas, David Campbell; Health aspects of landfill gas, Thomas Eikmann; Effects of landfill gas on vegetation, U Neumann; Effects of landfill gas on groundwater, Henry Kerfoot; Influence of landfill gas on global climate, Susan A Thorneloe; Landfill gas odours, F Berndt Frechen; Emissions and dispersion modelling of landfill gas, Stefano Cernuschi and Michele Giugliano. Gas production: Landfill gas prediction models, Raffaello Cossu; Landfill gas prediction from laboratory scale tests, Hans-Jurgen Ehrig; Actual landfill gas yields, Hans C Willumsen; Field testing for evaluation of landfill gas utilization, Robert K Ham. Extraction and transportation: Passive landfill gas vent system, Ronald J Lofy; Theory and practice of landfill gas vacuum well extraction, Ronald J Lofy; Design of combined landfill gas extraction systems, A Leach; Landfill gas pumping and transportation, Raffaello Cossu and Mathias Reiter; Landfill gas condensate production and disposal, Raffaello Cossu and Mathias Reiter. Gas treatment: Landfill gas combustion processes and control of flare, Gerhardt Rettenberger and Wolfgang Schreier; Performance of different landfill gas flaring systems, Grant Baldwin and P E Scott; Landfill gas treatment using biofilters, R Antonio Figueroa; Landfill gas upgrading: CO2 removal, Martin J J Scheepers; Landfill gas upgrading: removal of hydrogen sulphide, Gerhardt Rettenberger and Hans-Martin Decker; Removal from landfill gas of halogenated hydrocarbons and other trace organics, R Hennig, M Shaeffer and K Giessler. Gas utilization: Options and economics of landfill gas utilization in USA, Susan A Thorneloe; Experiences with the conception and operation of reciprocating engines in landfill gas power plants, B Reinicke; Landfill gas use in reciprocating engines in England, Hugh D T Moss; Treatment and utilization of landfill gas using reciprocating engines and turbines,

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