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Anaerobic digestion of Algae.
Biological transformation of solar energy.
Publisher Summary This chapter presents a description of a hypothetical solar energy conversion plant in which an algal culture pond, algal digester, and a thermal power generator are combined to… Expand
Energy production by microbial photosynthesis
The large amounts of microalgae produced in waste treatment ponds during sewage purification are a potential source of methane and fertiliser. If techniques can be developed for the selective… Expand
Biological conversion of light energy to the chemical energy of methane.
The mass culture of Porphyridium cruentum.
A study was made of the effect of temperature, detention period, light intensity, and salinity on the growth rate and over-all light energy conversion efficiency of Porphyridium cruentum cultured on… Expand
Role of Plants in Closed Systems
In extended sojourns in environments devoid of the essentials for mainte nance of human life, and to which supplies could be transported only with great difficulty, logistics demand that a… Expand
WATER RECLAMATION, ALGAL PRODUCTION AND METHANE FERMENTATION IN WASTE PONDS.