Hydroxylamine diffusion can enhance N₂O emissions in nitrifying biofilms: a modeling study.

Abstract

Wastewater treatment plants can be significant sources of nitrous oxide (N2O), a potent greenhouse gas. However, little is known about N2O emissions from biofilm processes. We adapted an existing suspended-growth mathematical model to explore N2O emissions from nitrifying biofilms. The model included N2O formation by ammonia-oxidizing bacteria (AOB) via the… (More)
DOI: 10.1021/es5046919

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