EurekaMag.com logo
+ Site Statistics
References:
52,725,316
Abstracts:
28,411,598
+ Search Articles
+ Subscribe to Site Feeds
EurekaMag Most Shared ContentMost Shared
EurekaMag PDF Full Text ContentPDF Full Text
+ PDF Full Text
Request PDF Full TextRequest PDF Full Text
+ Follow Us
Follow on FacebookFollow on Facebook
Follow on TwitterFollow on Twitter
Follow on Google+Follow on Google+
Follow on LinkedInFollow on LinkedIn

+ Translate

A suitable model to describe bioremediation of a petroleum-contaminated soil


International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation 58(3-4, Sp. Iss. SI): 254-260
A suitable model to describe bioremediation of a petroleum-contaminated soil
A critical environmental impact of the petroleum industry is the spillage of oil and related products that causes severe soil contamination. Although biodegradation of petroleum hydrocarbons may be successfully conducted under controlled conditions, the bioremediation of large volumes of contaminated soils still presents some technical challenges, particularly when contamination occurs in soils of high clay content. The main objective of this work is to evaluate the bioremediation of petroleum-contaminated clay-soil by fixed bed experiments. They were conducted in agreement with the full factorial experimental design 2(3). The processes employed were shown to be highly effective in decontaminating the soil, achieving removal rates of around 80%. The model chosen to represent the bioremediation process provided satisfactory results. The values calculated by the model were consistent with the experimental results.


Accession: 012940137

DOI: 10.1016/j.ibiod.2006.06.026



Related references

Eco-risk assessment and bioremediation of petroleum contaminated soil II. Changes in physico-chemical properties and microbial ecology of petroleum contaminated soil. 2007

Eco-risk assessment and bioremediation of petroleum contaminated soil III Phyto-microbial remediation of petroleum contaminated soil. Acta Pedologica Sinica: 5, 994-999, 2008

Eco-risk & bioremediation of petroleum contaminated soil: I. Isolation and identification of petroleum-emulsifying bacteria. Acta Pedologica Sinica 43(3): 461-466, 2006

Application of the Haug model for process design of petroleum hydrocarbon-contaminated soil bioremediation by composting process. International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology 10(3): 533-544, 2013

Bioremediation of petroleum-contaminated soil using composting. Practice Periodical of Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste Management 10(2): 108-115, 2006

Bioremediation of soil contaminated with petroleum products. Biotechnologia (Poznan) (1): 97-108, 2008

In situ bioremediation of petroleum-contaminated soil. Abstracts of the General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology 94(0): 397, 1994

Pilot bioremediation of petroleum-contaminated soil. Biodeterioration and biodegradation 8: 576-577, 1991

An off site petroleum-contaminated soil bioremediation technology: Soil composting in windrow. Yingyong Shengtai Xuebao 12(2): 279-282, April, 2001

An off site petroleum-contaminated soil bioremediation technology: soil compositing in windrow. Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao 12(2): 279-282, 2002