8. Biofiltration: Essentials, Research and Applications

  1. Romeela Mohee2 and
  2. Ackmez Mudhoo3
  1. Smita Raghuvanshi,
  2. Subhajit Majumder and
  3. Suresh Gupta

Published Online: 4 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118371220.ch8

Bioremediation and Sustainability: Research and Applications

Bioremediation and Sustainability: Research and Applications

How to Cite

Raghuvanshi, S., Majumder, S. and Gupta, S. (2012) Biofiltration: Essentials, Research and Applications, in Bioremediation and Sustainability: Research and Applications (eds R. Mohee and A. Mudhoo), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118371220.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Professor, Department of Chemical and Environmental, Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Mauritius, Réduit, MAURITIUS

  2. 3

    Lecturer, Department of Chemical and Environmental, Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Mauritius, Réduit, MAURITIUS

Author Information

  1. Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Department of Chemical Engineering, Pilani, Rajasthan, India

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 26 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118062845

Online ISBN: 9781118371220

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Keywords:

  • abatment techniques;
  • waste air;
  • biofilter column liquid;
  • gaseous stream;
  • hydrogen sulfide

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Abatment Techniques

  • Biological Based Methods for the Removal of VOCs and Heavy Metals

  • Performance Parameters of Biofiltration

  • Analysis of Product Streams in Biofilter Column

  • Research Status of Biofiltration

  • Biofiltration for Removal of VOCs

  • Mechanisms of Biofiltration

  • Applications of Biofiltration

  • Conclusions