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Anaerobic Digestion Effluents and Processes: The Basics

Dr. Shannon M. Mitchell , Nicholas Kennedy , Dr. Jingwei Ma , Georgine Yorgey , Chad Kruger , Dr. Jeffrey L. Ullman , Dr. Craig Frear ,
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Anaerobic digesters are used worldwide to produce bioenergy and sustainably treat organic waste from municipal, industrial, and agricultural operations. This fact sheet reviews the basic elements of anaerobic digestion and the process used by digesters, including the types of digesters, biochemistry of influents and effluents, laboratory evaluations and optimizing anaerobic digesting through modeling.

Department(s): Agriculture
Pages / Length: 16
Publication Date: 9-1-2015

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