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Compositional simulation of nutrient-limited bioventing

Susan Hansler

Compositional simulation of nutrient-limited bioventing

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Published by National Library of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (M.A.Sc.) -- University of Toronto, 2000.

SeriesCanadian theses = -- Thèses canadiennes
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 microfiches : negative. --
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21260991M
ISBN 100612503429
OCLC/WorldCa51840169

A model of nutrient-limited phytoplankton growth, based on Michaelis-Menten uptake kinetics, is offered as an explanation of the so-called paradox of the plankton. The model suggests that an assemblage of coexisting phytoplankton may be limited by several nutrients, each species principally limited by the availability of a different nutrient.   This work is supported by New Technologies for Agriculture Extension grant no. from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture. The biodiversity loss of phytoplankton with eutrophication has been reported in many aquatic ecosystems, e.g., water pollution and red tides. This phenomenon seems similar, but different from the paradox of enrichment via trophic interactions, e.g., predator-prey.


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Klaus M. Rathfelder, John R. Lang, Linda M. Abriola, A numerical model (MISER) for the simulation of coupled physical, chemical and biological processes in soil vapor extraction and bioventing systems, Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, /S(00), 43,(), ().

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