bioaugmentation


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bioaugmentation

A technique of bioremediation in which strains of natural or genetically engineered bacteria with unique metabolic profiles are used to treat sewage or contaminated water or soil.

bioaugmentation

technique used in BIOREMEDIATION to increase the activity of bacteria that decompose pollutants.
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Formation of microbial communities in oil shale chemical industry solid wastes during phytoremediation and bioaugmentation.
Tenders are invited for Bioaugmentation, Operation And Maintenance Of Sewerage Treatment Plant Of M.
A similar change in the content of petroleum products in contaminated soil subjected to bioaugmentation was observed by Karamalidis et al.
Contrary to bioremediation technologies using bacteria or bioaugmentation, fungal bioremediation requires an ex situ approach instead of in situ treatment (i.
The experiment consisted of four treatment methods: control, with no additional treatment (natural attenuation, NA); addition of nutrients (biostimulation, BS); addition of known hydrocarbon degraders (bioaugmentation, BA); and a combination of biostimulation and bioaugmentation (BABS).
She is today a driving force in a university researcher/environmental consulting company collaboration that has taken the snake oil and pixie dust out of bioaugmentation in which naturally existing microbes are applied to the degradation of tetrachloroethene (PCE) and trichloroethene (TCE).
2006) showed that the bioaugmentation of semicoke by supplying phenol-degrading bacteria to the substrate might improve the growth of B.
2001), where bioaugmentation is optimized with potentially degrader organisms, or biostimulated with ratios of oxygen and C:N:P, which provide greater efficiency of microbiota to degrade PAHs.
In situ application of a judicious consortium of aerobic and anaerobic bacteria, acclimatized in simulated oil reservoir conditions, coupled with the bioaugmentation and stimulation of indigenous microflora have been successful in enhancing both the oil productivity and ultimate oil recovery factor.
Sea-Land Chemical Company has been named a distributor of Bio-Systems International's BioBugs product lines for bioaugmentation, strengthening Sea-Land's portfolio of natural and biodegradable products for the U.
Li Q, Logan BE (1999) Enhancing bacterial transport for bioaugmentation of aquifers using low ionic strength solutions and surfactants.
Foster has authored numerous articles and papers on a variety of topics including nutrient optimization, activated sludge process control, bioaugmentation, and micronutrient technology.