Search for dissertations about: "thesis in environmental biotechnology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 206 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis in environmental biotechnology.

  1. 1. Excess heat utilisation in oil refineries - CCS and algae-based biofuels

    University dissertation from ; Chalmers tekniska högskola; Gothenburg

    Author : Viktor Andersson; [2016]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; techno-economic; CO2 emissions; carbon dioxide; renewable diesel; post-combustion; algae biofuels; process integration; GHG emissions; oil refining industry; carbon capture and storage CCS ;

    Abstract : The main objective of this thesis is to investigate two different concepts for CO2 mitigation, from a system perspective, in relation to the oil refining industry: CO2 capture and storage; and algae-based biofuels. For all these processes, process integration with an oil refinery is assumed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Industrial Symbiosis in the Biofuel Industry Quantification of the Environmental Performance and Identification of Synergies

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Michael Martin; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Industrial symbiosis; life cycle assessment; by-product; integration; environmental performance;

    Abstract : The production of biofuels has increased in recent years, to reduce the dependence on fossil fuels and mitigate climate change. However, current production practices are heavily criticized on their environmental sustainability. READ MORE

  3. 3. Anaerobic Digestion of Wastewaters from Pulp and Paper Mills A Substantial Source for Biomethane Production in Sweden

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Madeleine Larsson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Anaerobic digestion; wastewater treatment; biogas; methane; pulp and paper mill wastewater; pulp bleaching; wood raw material; Anaerob nedbrytning; vattenrening; biogas; metan; avloppsvatten från pappers- och massaindustrin; massablekning; träråvara;

    Abstract : The Swedish pulp and paper industry is the third largest exporter of pulp and paper products worldwide. It is a highly energy-demanding and water-utilising industry, which generates large volumes of wastewater rich in organic material. READ MORE

  4. 4. Environmental aspects of coal mine drainage: a regional study of Moatize in Mozambique

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Estevao Pondja; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2017-05-08]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; coal mining; acid mine drainage; mine water treatment; climate change; low-cost adsorbent;

    Abstract : Mozambique is one of the largest coal producers in Africa. Extraction of the coal is carried out in the Moatize district of the Tete province in the center of the country. A surface mining technique is used to extract the coal below ground level. READ MORE

  5. 5. Fungal Redox Enzymes Involved in the Oxidation of Organic Pollutants

    University dissertation from Biotechnology, Lund University

    Author : Enrique Terrazas; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Biotechnology; Biokemisk teknik; Organic pollutants.; Environmental technology; pollution control; Miljöteknik; kontroll av utsläpp; Biochemical technology; Laccase; Lignin peroxidase; Manganese peroxidase; Fusarium sp. strain BOL35; Biodegradation; Bjerkandera sp. strain BOL13; Bioteknik;

    Abstract : This work describes the degradation of nonylphenol, toxaphene, phenanthrene, benzo[a]pyrene and dyes using fungi and their redox enzymes. Two fungi, Bjerkandera sp. strain BOL13 and Fusarium sp. strain BOL35 were isolated from different geographic area in Bolivia. READ MORE