Chapter 18. Commercial Applications of Biological Waste Gas Purification

  1. Priv.-Doz. Dr. Hans-Joachim Jördening2 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Josef Winter3
  1. Derek E. Chitwood and
  2. Joseph S. Devinny

Published Online: 26 JUL 2005

DOI: 10.1002/3527604286.ch18

Environmental Biotechnology: Concepts and Applications

Environmental Biotechnology: Concepts and Applications

How to Cite

Chitwood, D. E. and Devinny, J. S. (2004) Commercial Applications of Biological Waste Gas Purification, in Environmental Biotechnology: Concepts and Applications (eds H.-J. Jördening and J. Winter), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527604286.ch18

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Institut für Technische Chemie, Abt. Technologie der Kohlenhydrate, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Langer Kamp 5, 38106 Braunschweig, Germany

  2. 3

    Institut für Ingenieurbiologie und Biotechnologie des Abwassers, Universität Karlsruhe (TH), Am Fasanengarten, Postfach 6980, 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany

Author Information

  1. University of Southern California, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Los Angeles, CA 90098-1450, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 JUL 2005
  2. Published Print: 24 NOV 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527305858

Online ISBN: 9783527604289

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Keywords:

  • environmental biotechnology;
  • concepts and applications;
  • commercial applications of biological waste gas purification;
  • biological treatment;
  • biofilters

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Background

    • Needs

    • Biological Treatment

    • Biofilters

    • Biotrickling Filters

    • Applications for Biological Systems

  • Applications

    • Soil Bed Biofilters

    • Open Compost Biofilter for Treating Odors from a Livestock Facility

    • Open Bed Compost Biofilter for Wastewater Plant Odor Control

    • Inorganic Biofilter for Odor Control at a Wastewater Treatment Facility

    • Biofilter Treating Gasoline Vapor at a Soil Vapor Extraction Site

    • Biofilter Treating VOC Emissions from an Optical Lens Manufacturer

    • Advanced Biofilter for Controlling Styrene Emissions

  • References