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Influence of Biofilm Accumulation on Porous Media Hydrodynamics
Laboratory-scale porous media biofilm reactors were used to evaluate the effect of biofilm accumulation, measured as the average thickness along a 50-mm flow path, on media porosity, permeability,Expand
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Engineered applications of ureolytic biomineralization: a review
Microbially-induced calcium carbonate (CaCO3) precipitation (MICP) is a widely explored and promising technology for use in various engineering applications. In this review, CaCO3 precipitationExpand
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Floating islands as an alternative to constructed wetlands for treatment of excess nutrients from agricultural and municipal wastes - results of laboratory-scale tests
Constructed wetlands are recognized as effective mechanisms of water treatment and are employed in a variety of applications. Wetlands comprise diverse and complex systems of interacting plants andExpand
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Engineering scale-up of in situ bioremediation processes: a review
This paper reviews and evaluates the methods available for characterization of the processes effecting bioremediation at scales ranging from the laboratory to the field. Expand
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Enhanced microbial coalbed methane generation: A review of research, commercial activity, and remaining challenges
Abstract Coalbed methane (CBM) makes up a significant portion of the world’s natural gas resources. The discovery that approximately 20% of natural gas is microbial in origin has led to interest inExpand
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Microbially enhanced carbon capture and storage by mineral-trapping and solubility-trapping.
The potential of microorganisms for enhancing carbon capture and storage (CCS) via mineral-trapping (where dissolved CO(2) is precipitated in carbonate minerals) and solubility trapping (as dissolvedExpand
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Resilience of planktonic and biofilm cultures to supercritical CO2
Supercritical CO2 has been shown to act as a disinfectant against microorganisms. These organisms have most often been tested in vegetative or spore form. Since biofilm organisms are typically moreExpand
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Interaction of Klebsiella oxytoca and Burkholderia cepacia in Dual-Species Batch Cultures and Biofilms as a Function of Growth Rate and Substrate Concentration
Dual-species microbial interactions have been extensively reported for batch and continuous culture environments. However, little research has been performed on dual-species interaction in a biofilm.Expand
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Observation of thick biofilm accumulation and structure in porous media and corresponding hydrodynamic and mass transfer effects
A series of flat plate, porous media reactor studies was performed to characterize the development and structure of thick biofilms in porous media and the subsequent effects on porous mediaExpand
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Fracture Sealing with Microbially-Induced Calcium Carbonate Precipitation: A Field Study.
A primary environmental risk from unconventional oil and gas development or carbon sequestration is subsurface fluid leakage in the near wellbore environment. A potential solution to remediateExpand
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