Latest Nitrification Stories

Rhode Island Nitrogen Cycle Differs In Bay And Sound
2014-04-29 17:17:11

A new study reports that anammox, a key process in the nitrogen cycle, is barely present in Narragansett Bay even though it’s a major factor just a little farther out into Rhode Island Sound.

2011-03-05 11:30:52

Study examines the disposal of animal waste in large-scale swine production.

2010-12-21 08:31:45

New results indicate potential to reduce certain greenhouse gas emissions from oceans to atmosphere.

2010-11-01 22:20:09

Excess nitrogen from agricultural and urban lands is contaminating groundwater, streams, lakes and estuaries, where it causes harmful algal blooms and contributes to fish kills.

2010-08-09 14:20:54

When fire burns down a forest, nitrate levels go up, and the effects are persistent.

2009-11-02 13:40:00

Scientists including researchers from the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton and the University of Essex have discovered that interactions between iron supply, transported through the atmosphere from deserts, and large-scale oceanic circulation control the availability of a crucial nutrient, nitrogen, in the Atlantic.

2009-09-02 15:13:11

After more than a decade of inquiry, a Princeton-led team of scientists has turned the tables on a long-standing controversy to re-establish an old truth about nitrogen mixing in the oceans.

2008-07-02 06:00:47

By Pedros, P B Onnis-Hayden, A; Tyler, Charles ABSTRACT: The purpose of this study was to investigate the nitrification and nitrogen removal from centrate produced in the dewatering process of anaerobically digested sludge, using a single- unit, single-zone submerged attached-growth bioreactor.

2008-07-02 06:00:47

By Dosta, J Gali, A; El-Hadj, T Benabdallah; Mata-Alvarez, J ABSTRACT: An efficient biological treatment to treat reject water from anaerobic digestion of wastewater sludge is the SHARON denitrification process, which takes place in a chemostat reactor, where aerobic/anoxic periods are alternated under specific hydraulic retention time (HRT) and temperature conditions that favor ammonium oxidizers growth and ensure the total washout of nitrite oxidizers, achieving the biological nitrogen...

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