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Assessment of microalgae for sustainable processing of palm oil waste

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Industrial production of palm oil adversely affects the environment since it contains substantial harmful quantities of solids as well as viscous and oily liquid. Due to the high capital expenditure and operationally intensive nature of current treatments, phycoremediation, which employs microalgae species, provides an alternative and sustainable method of biological wastewater treatment. Six microalgae species, Stichoccocus bacillaris, Brachiomonas submarina pulsifera, Tetraselmis sp....

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Environmental Engineering
Oxford college:
St Edmund Hall
Department:
Mathematical,Physical & Life Sciences Division - Engineering Science

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Funding agency for:
Fazriz Sani Bin Mohamed Fadzil
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
MSc
Level of award:
Masters
URN:
uuid:90000b51-3018-4ed4-81b6-89665cb94c55
Local pid:
ora:10817

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