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Forecasting landfill-gas yields


  • Gardner, N.
  • Probert, S.D.


A review of mathematical models for describing the behaviours of landfill-gas-producing sites is presented. Predictions obtained using one such simple model are compared with measured yields from several sites. Recommendations are made for improving the model's capability to predict accurately the landfill-gas yields from a site. A discussion of the influential parameters (e.g. biodegradable carbon-contents for the constituents of the buried refuse) is presented.

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  • Gardner, N. & Probert, S.D., 1993. "Forecasting landfill-gas yields," Applied Energy, Elsevier, vol. 44(2), pages 131-163.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:appene:v:44:y:1993:i:2:p:131-163

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    1. Jebaraj, S. & Iniyan, S., 2006. "A review of energy models," Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier, vol. 10(4), pages 281-311, August.
    2. Price, T. J. & Probert, S. D. & Manley, B. J. W., 1998. "Improving the reliability of lfg-generation assessment tests," Applied Energy, Elsevier, vol. 60(1), pages 41-63, May.

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