Navigation Links
New method for greenhouse gas predictions
Date:3/5/2013

This press release is available in French.

Montreal, March 5, 2013 Pulp and paper producers are among Canada's most important industries and also one of the largest producers of wastewater. Estimating the greenhouse gas emissions in this wastewater has become a priority for the industry.

Until now, greenhouse gas emission estimates have been limited by the mathematical models used to predict them. Researchers at Concordia University have recently developed a new dynamic method to better predict the emission content of these gases. Their findings, published in Environmental Science and Pollution Research, have implications not only for the pulp and paper industry, but also for any business wishing to reduce its carbon footprint.

"Currently used steady-state models are able to give an overall prediction but dynamic models can estimate the variation in greenhouse gas emissions in response to changes in the wastewater management system. Dynamic models are therefore more accurate and provide more information," says Laleh Yerushalmi, an adjunct professor at Concordia's Department of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering and study co-author.

Knowledge can lead to improved emission control

The study compared steady-state and dynamic mathematical modelling predictions with actual values of greenhouse gas emissions in wastewater systems. Both models gave accurate results of overall gas emissions. However, only the dynamic model was able to estimate changes in emissions in response to a changing environment. The dynamic model could also be used to predict other outputs, such as energy consumption and generation.

"With dynamic modeling, we can better understand the behaviour of the treatment plant over time," says senior author Fariborz Haghighat, professor in Concordia's Department of Building, Civil an
'/>"/>

Contact: Clea Desjardins
clea.desjardins@concordia.ca
514-848-2424
Concordia University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. CETS offers new method to help simplify the study of brain pathologies
2. New method for researching understudied malaria-spreading mosquitoes
3. Elsevier announces the launch of a new journal: Methods in Oceanography
4. Nature Methods study: Using light to control cell clustering
5. Modern growing methods may be culprit of coffee rust fungal outbreak
6. Essential informatics methods and tools for analyzing the explosion of NGS data
7. New methods for quantifying antisense drug delivery to target cells and tissues
8. UCI neuroscientists create fiber-optic method of arresting epileptic seizures
9. Researchers analyse rock dissolving method of geoengineering
10. ARS scientists test improved stink bug trapping methods
11. Chemists devise inexpensive, benchtop method for marking and selecting cells
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/9/2015)...  Synaptics Inc. (NASDAQ: SYNA ), a leading developer ... report financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal ... close of market. The company will host a corresponding ... PT (5:00 p.m. ET), during which management may discuss ... live call, analysts and investors should dial 888-455-2260 (conference ...
(Date:7/9/2015)... July 9, 2015  Unchained Labs just can,t ... acquisition of Avid Nano. Avid Nano designs, develops ... systems.    Also today, Unchained Labs ... easiest to use protein sizing system. The pUNk ... protein,s hydrodynamic size, size distribution, aggregation population and ...
(Date:7/8/2015)... YORK , July 8, 2015 Summary ... globally, and the fourth most fatal, with a mortality ... The poor prognosis of pancreatic cancer patients has highlighted ... treatment, which is not being met by the current ... an array of products with varying molecule types and ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Synaptics to Report Fourth Quarter, Fiscal Year 2015 Results on July 30 2Unchained Labs just can't get enough, acquires Avid Nano, rocks out the new pUNk! 2Frontier Pharma: Pancreatic Cancer - Identifying and Commercializing First-in-Class Innovation 2Frontier Pharma: Pancreatic Cancer - Identifying and Commercializing First-in-Class Innovation 3
... -- The Gladstone Institutes will receive funds totaling $5.6 ... major funding initiative focusing on HIV eradication. The funds ... biomedical-research organization, to explore the molecular basis for HIV ... within cells waiting for an opportunity to reemerge when ...
... testing biofilter systems as a viable alternative to releasing ... technology could reduce the overall impact of old landfills ... issue of the International Journal of Environmental Engineering ... sites generates a slow trickle of the potent greenhouse ...
... a high prevalence of vitamin D insufficiency and deficiency ... D levels was not observed in patients in southern ... Arthritis Care & Research , a journal of the ... between disease activity and vitamin D level. ...
Cached Biology News:Gladstone to receive $5.6 million in federal funds to seek a cure for AIDS 2Gladstone to receive $5.6 million in federal funds to seek a cure for AIDS 3Biofilters reduce carbon footprint of old landfill sites 2Vitamin D insufficiency prevalent among psoriatic arthritis suffers 2
(Date:7/30/2015)... ... July 31, 2015 , ... Ralco is honored to ... the Lyon County Fair to be held August 5-9 in Marshall. The Ralco Enrichment ... meals come from and how agriculture impacts their daily lives. This unique exhibit also ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... ... July 30, 2015 , ... Tronics, a designer ... & Marketing Director. , With more than 25 years of experience in ... Tronics’ business development activities worldwide. He brings to the company his strong expertise ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... ... July 30, 2015 , ... Leading regenerative ... study of its canine osteoarthritis stem cell product, currently under development for FDA ... and will be marketed in the US by Aratana. This product, termed AT-016, ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... , July 30, 2015  With over 60,000 customers across the globe, ISN improves ... 450 hiring organizations with more than 60,000 safe and reliable contractors in over 80 countries. ... ... Over ... Headquartered in Dallas, TX ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Ralco Announces Primary Sponsorship of Ralco Enrichment Center at Lyon County Fair 2Tronics appoints Francois Vieillard as Sales and Marketing Director 2VetStem Biopharma Successfully Completes Large Milestone Efficacy Study for its Flagship Canine Osteoarthritis Stem Cell Product 2VetStem Biopharma Successfully Completes Large Milestone Efficacy Study for its Flagship Canine Osteoarthritis Stem Cell Product 3ISN Reaches Over 60,000 Worldwide Customers 2ISN Reaches Over 60,000 Worldwide Customers 3
... Kristin Lucas, ClearTrial Senior Director of Clinical Services, will lead a ... Cash Flow and Accruals" at the CBI Forecasting & Budgeting conference. ... over clinical trial budgets and improve management of clinical trial cash ... ...
... of $0.44 -- increase of 110% from prior year , ... KNSY ), a leading medical technology company that provides ... today reported the results for its second quarter and first six ... , Record EPS of ...
... Calif., Jan. 28 NeuroFocus, the world leader in,the ... named,preeminent cognitive neuroscientist John Polich, Ph.D., as its Director ... company made this selection as it ramps up the ... the United Kingdom, France, Italy, Germany,Japan, Korea, India, and ...
Cached Biology Technology:ClearTrial Selected to Lead Industry Panel on Managing Clinical Trial Cash Flow and Accruals at CBI Conference 2ClearTrial Selected to Lead Industry Panel on Managing Clinical Trial Cash Flow and Accruals at CBI Conference 3Kensey Nash Reports Strong Second Quarter and First Six Month Fiscal Year 2009 Results 2Kensey Nash Reports Strong Second Quarter and First Six Month Fiscal Year 2009 Results 3Kensey Nash Reports Strong Second Quarter and First Six Month Fiscal Year 2009 Results 4Kensey Nash Reports Strong Second Quarter and First Six Month Fiscal Year 2009 Results 5Kensey Nash Reports Strong Second Quarter and First Six Month Fiscal Year 2009 Results 6Kensey Nash Reports Strong Second Quarter and First Six Month Fiscal Year 2009 Results 7Kensey Nash Reports Strong Second Quarter and First Six Month Fiscal Year 2009 Results 8Kensey Nash Reports Strong Second Quarter and First Six Month Fiscal Year 2009 Results 9Kensey Nash Reports Strong Second Quarter and First Six Month Fiscal Year 2009 Results 10Kensey Nash Reports Strong Second Quarter and First Six Month Fiscal Year 2009 Results 11Kensey Nash Reports Strong Second Quarter and First Six Month Fiscal Year 2009 Results 12Kensey Nash Reports Strong Second Quarter and First Six Month Fiscal Year 2009 Results 13Kensey Nash Reports Strong Second Quarter and First Six Month Fiscal Year 2009 Results 14Kensey Nash Reports Strong Second Quarter and First Six Month Fiscal Year 2009 Results 15Kensey Nash Reports Strong Second Quarter and First Six Month Fiscal Year 2009 Results 16Kensey Nash Reports Strong Second Quarter and First Six Month Fiscal Year 2009 Results 17Kensey Nash Reports Strong Second Quarter and First Six Month Fiscal Year 2009 Results 18NeuroFocus Names John Polich, World-Renowned Scientist in Brain Function and Cognition, to Head Global NeuroLab Operations 2NeuroFocus Names John Polich, World-Renowned Scientist in Brain Function and Cognition, to Head Global NeuroLab Operations 3
... Kit, 1 kit. Convenient way ... Conjugations are carried out under mild ... Dyes are packaged in premeasured amounts ... Category: Blotting & Labeling & Detection, ...
...
Recombinant Mouse IL-23, CF...
...
Biology Products: