Retention and degradation of organics in Rundle waste shale/retort water mixtures
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Batch, column and field lysimeter studies have been conducted to evaluate the concept of codisposal of retort water with Rundle (Queensland, Australia) waste shales. The batch studies indicated that degradation of a significant proportion of the total organic load occurs if the mixture is seeded with soil or compost. These results are compared with those from laboratory column studies and from the field lysimeter at the Rundle site. G.c.-m.s. analysis of some of the eluants indicated that significant degradation of the base-neutral fraction occurs even if no soil seed is added, and that degradation of this fraction was higher under anaerobic conditions.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||decomposition, gas chromatography, mass spectrometry|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > CHEMICAL ENGINEERING (090400) > Wastewater Treatment Processes (090409)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 1988 Elsevier|
|Deposited On:||02 Feb 2010 21:36|
|Last Modified:||23 Dec 2014 22:13|
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