Phytoremediation of petroleum hydrocarbons notice this document was prepared by a graduate student during an internship with the us environmental protection agency, sponsored by the environmental careers organization. Phytoremediation of hydrocarbons by arroyo willows in controlled laboratory microcosms a master's thesis presented to the faculty of california polytechnic state university. Phytoremediation and fertilization accelerated biodegradation initially as shown in the 3-year study using non-native annual grasses, and our long-term study revealed that colonization with trees and shrubs corresponded to increased extent of long-term petroleum removal. The use of plants, including trees, to remediate oil thesis submitted for a msc degree in forest ecology and management from crude oil or refined petroleum.
The results of these experiments provide novel insights into the mechanisms of contaminant removal in boreal forest soils and the role of plants in ecosystem resilience to contamination, and demonstrates that phytoremediation using native and local plants can be an effective means to treat petroleum contaminated soils. In presenting this thesis in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a phytoremediation systems for petroleum hydrocarbons rely on a synergistic relationship. Monitoring phytoremediation of petroleum hydrocarbon contaminated soils in a closed and controlled environment a thesis of this thesis in any manner, in whole or.
Introduction to phytoremediation ii notice the epa through its ord produced this document it has been subjected to the agency's peer tph total petroleum. Thoma g, wolf dc, lam tb, ziegler s mathematical modeling of phytoremediation of petroleum contaminated soils presented at the american institute of chemical engineers annual meeting, indianapolis, in, november 3-8, 2002. Title of thesis: phytoremediation in reed plants treat and clean up polluted environment by petroleum produced water academic advisors: dr randall raus and jorge vasconcelos-santillan. Phytoremediation is an in situ remediation technology that utilises the inherent abilities of living plants it is also an ecologically friendly, solar-energy driven. Bioremediation of petroleum contamination has been used by the petroleum industry for decades phytoremediation is an emerging technology that is too new to be widely accepted.
2009:256 bachelor thesis in situ and on-site soil remediation techniques - a review roger hamberg luleå university of technology bachelor thesis. Researchers clean up petroleum spills with plants research teams to develop methods for field-testing phytoremediation, become the basis for his doctoral thesis. Increased plant root growth in a crude oil-contaminated soil and a concomitant increase in petroleum-degrading microbial numbers in the rhizosphere have the potential to enhance phytoremediation publications. University of wollongong thesis collection university of wollongong thesis collections 2009 phytoremediation of hydrocarbon contaminants in petroleum hydrocarbon. I phytoremediation of some tropical soils contaminated with petroleum crude oil this thesis is submitted to the university of ghana, legon in partial fulfillment of the requirement.
On june 2, 2000, the following members of the remediation technologies development forum's (rtdf's) phytoremediation action team, total petroleum hydrocarbon (tph) in soil subgroup, met in a conference call. The contaminated soil sample necessary for the thesis work was collected from hindustan petroleum coltd, mehrdadii phytoremediation of total petroleum. Phytoremediation, utilizes various plants to degrade, extract, contain, or immobilize contaminants from soil and water, and is an attractive remediation option due to its limited adverse impact on the ecosystem. Phd thesis on phytoremediation phd thesis on phytoremediation phytoremediation: an interim landscape architecture strategy for canadian municipalities by leila fazel todd a thesis presented to the university of guelph2008-2009 dissertations matthew grunstra phd thesis. Msc thesis master of science (2008) soil microbial metabolism is a major factor in phytoremediation of many petroleum-contaminated systems, and the diverse.
Using plants to remediate petroleum-contaminated soil management systems to enhance phytoremediation of petroleum contaminated soil ms thesis univ of. Enhancing bioremediation of saudi desert soils polluted with hydrocarbons ph d thesis by: majdah m aburas phytoremediation of petroleum hydrocarbon 18-19. And chemically augmented plant growth promoting rhizobacteria enhanced phytoremediation systems a thesis presented at the university of waterloo of petroleum. A review on the phytoremediation of petroleum hydrocarbon phytoremediation of petroleum hydrocarbons: msc thesis, university of ibadan, nigeria.
Phytoremediation of petroleum pollution is a cost-effective green technology there are greater advantages to the use of native plants and fungi this is the first report on the ability of p aviculare and its root-dependent and penetrated fungi to remediate of petroleum-polluted soils.