Progress in the preparation and application of modified biochar for improved contaminant removal from water and wastewater.

@article{Ahmed2016ProgressIT,
  title={Progress in the preparation and application of modified biochar for improved contaminant removal from water and wastewater.},
  author={Mohammad Boshir Ahmed and John L. Zhou and Huu Hao Ngo and Wenshan Guo and Mengfang Chen},
  journal={Bioresource technology},
  year={2016},
  volume={214},
  pages={836-851}
}
Modified biochar (BC) is reviewed in its preparation, functionality, applications and regeneration. The nature of precursor materials, preparatory conditions and modification methods are key factors influencing BC properties. Steam activation is unsuitable for improving BC surface functionality compared with chemical modifications. Alkali-treated BC… CONTINUE READING