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Weissenbacher, N; Takacs, I; Murthy, S; Fuerhacker, M; Wett, B; .
(2010): Gaseous nitrogen and carbon emissions from a full-scale deammonification plant.
Water Environ Res. 2010; 82(2):169-175

Abstract:
The aim of this work was to give a quantitative description of the gaseous nitrogen and carbon emissions of a full-scale deammonification plant (DEMON system). Deammonification accounted for the net carbon sequestration of 0.16 g CO2/g NO2-N. Both nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and nitric oxide (NO) were minor trace gases (<0.1% nitrogen output). However, in comparison, the nitrous oxide (N2O) emission (1.3% nitrogen output) was significant. The global warming potential of the N2O emissions from the DEMON were similar to those found in conventional simultaneous nitrification/denitrification systems; however, CO2 emissions in the investigated system were significantly lower, thereby lessening the overall environmental effect. This was the first time such an analysis has been performed on a DEMON system. Water Environ. Res., 82, 169 (2010).
Authors BOKU Wien:
F├╝rhacker Maria
Weissenbacher Norbert
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