Aerobic granulation process for waste treatment

Mónica Figueroa, José Luis Campos, Anuska Mosquera-Corral, Ramün Méndez, Yung Tse Hung

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The development of new processes and technologies like aerobic granulation has increased the interest in recent years to cope with disadvantages observed in conventional activated sludge process for wastewater treatment. Due to the increased interest in this topic, the fundamentals and applications of aerobic granulation have been compiled.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHandbook of Environment and Waste Management
Subtitle of host publicationAir and Water Pollution Control
PublisherWorld Scientific Publishing Co.
Number of pages35
ISBN (Electronic)9789814327701
ISBN (Print)9814327697, 9789814327695
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • Aerobic granulation
  • Anammox
  • Denitrification
  • Nitrification
  • Organic matter removal
  • Phosphorus removal
  • Sequencing batch reactor (SBR)


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