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Landfill modelling challenge: HBM modelling predictions.

McDougall, John (2008) Landfill modelling challenge: HBM modelling predictions. Proceedings of the Institute of Civil Engineers, Waste & Resource Management, 161 (4). pp. 147-153. ISSN 1747-6526

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Two laboratory-scale consolidating anaerobic reactors were commissioned, constructed and monitored by Southampton University's waste research group to investigate the long-term behaviour of decomposing waste. The reactor tests were run for 919 days while leachate quality, gas production and surface settlement were monitored. After releasing information on initial conditions and some early data on volatile fatty acid, a challenge was issued to landfill modellers to predict the behaviour of the waste over the remaining period. This paper describes the use of the HBM model in response to the challenge

Item Type: Article
Print ISSN: 1747-6526
Electronic ISSN: 1747-6534
Uncontrolled Keywords: waste management & disposal; landfill; mathematical modelling;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Edinburgh Napier University, Institute for Sustainable Construction
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 600 Technology > 620 Engineering > 628 Sanitary & municipal engineering
Library of Congress Subjects: T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
Item ID: 4809
Depositing User: Mrs Lyn Gibson
Date Deposited: 12 Dec 2011 16:06
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2013 16:38
URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/4809

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