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Effect of granule size on autotrophic nitrogen removal in a granular sludge reactor

(2010) ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY. 31(11). p.1271-1280
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Autotrophic nitrogen removal through sequential partial nitritation and anammox reactions can be achieved in biofilm reactors by controlling the oxygen concentration in the bulk liquid in such a way that nitrite oxidizers are outcompeted by anammox bacteria. In the case of granular sludge reactors, the granule size may influence the optimal range of oxygen concentration, as has been confirmed in the present study by means of numerical simulations. The range of oxygen concentrations for which combined partial nitritation and anammox conversion is established becomes broader for larger particles and with increasing influent ammonium concentrations. At the same time the likelihood of nitrite accumulation in the reactor effluent also increases.
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modelling, nitrification, granular sludge, CANON, biological nitrogen removal, biofilm, anammox, OLAND, simulation, BIOFILM MODEL, AMMONIUM OXIDATION, ONE-STAGE, ANAMMOX, DESIGN, TOOL

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MLA
Volcke, Eveline, et al. “Effect of Granule Size on Autotrophic Nitrogen Removal in a Granular Sludge Reactor.” ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY, vol. 31, no. 11, 2010, pp. 1271–80.
APA
Volcke, E., Picioreanu, C., De Baets, B., & Van Loosdrecht, M. (2010). Effect of granule size on autotrophic nitrogen removal in a granular sludge reactor. ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY, 31(11), 1271–1280.
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Volcke, Eveline, Cristian Picioreanu, Bernard De Baets, and Mark Van Loosdrecht. 2010. “Effect of Granule Size on Autotrophic Nitrogen Removal in a Granular Sludge Reactor.” ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY 31 (11): 1271–80.
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Volcke, Eveline, Cristian Picioreanu, Bernard De Baets, and Mark Van Loosdrecht. 2010. “Effect of Granule Size on Autotrophic Nitrogen Removal in a Granular Sludge Reactor.” ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY 31 (11): 1271–1280.
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Volcke E, Picioreanu C, De Baets B, Van Loosdrecht M. Effect of granule size on autotrophic nitrogen removal in a granular sludge reactor. ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY. 2010;31(11):1271–80.
IEEE
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E. Volcke, C. Picioreanu, B. De Baets, and M. Van Loosdrecht, “Effect of granule size on autotrophic nitrogen removal in a granular sludge reactor,” ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY, vol. 31, no. 11, pp. 1271–1280, 2010.
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  abstract     = {Autotrophic nitrogen removal through sequential partial nitritation and  anammox reactions can be achieved in biofilm reactors by controlling the oxygen concentration in the bulk liquid in such a way that nitrite oxidizers are outcompeted by anammox bacteria. In the case of granular sludge reactors, the granule size may influence the optimal range of oxygen concentration, as has been confirmed in the present study by means of numerical simulations. The range of oxygen  concentrations for which combined  partial nitritation and anammox conversion is established becomes broader for larger particles and with increasing influent ammonium concentrations. At the same time the likelihood of nitrite accumulation in the reactor effluent also increases.},
  author       = {Volcke, Eveline and Picioreanu, Cristian and De Baets, Bernard and Van Loosdrecht, Mark},
  issn         = {0959-3330},
  journal      = {ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY},
  keywords     = {modelling,nitrification,granular sludge,CANON,biological nitrogen removal,biofilm,anammox,OLAND,simulation,BIOFILM MODEL,AMMONIUM OXIDATION,ONE-STAGE,ANAMMOX,DESIGN,TOOL},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {11},
  pages        = {1271--1280},
  title        = {Effect of granule size on autotrophic nitrogen removal in a granular sludge reactor},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09593331003702746},
  volume       = {31},
  year         = {2010},
}

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