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A New Approach to Estimation of Methane Emission Rates from Landfills

(DIV Deutscher Industrieverlag)

Han Zhu

ISBN: 978-3-835672-78-9
Pub Date: July 2016
Specs: 8 x 9   Hardcover
Pages: 150
Price: $49.95

Methane emission monitoring has become increasingly essential for diffusive area sources, especially for landfills, which contribute to a significant fraction of the total anthropogenic methane emission globally. In this study, a new method is proposed based on experimental results, which utilizes a TDLAS (Tunable Diode Laser Absorption Spectroscopy) instrument – GasFinder2.0® system and a dispersion model LASAT (Lagrangian Simulation of Aerosol Transport) as the measurement device and calculation model, respectively. With this method, site-specific measurement approaches can be designed for not only landfills, but also different diffusive area sources with less workload and lower cost compared to conventional FID (Flame Ionization Detector) method.