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Document ID (ISN)111082
CIS number 10-0674
ISSN - Serial title 0373-1944 - Travail et sÚcuritÚ
Year 2010
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Brasseur G., Clergiot J.
Title Toxic gases - Red flag for green algae
Original title Gaz toxiques - Drapeau rouge pour les algues vertes [in French]
Bibliographic information Oct. 2010, No.710, p.2-11. Illus.
Internet access Gaz_toxiques.pdf [in French]
Abstract This article discusses methods for the collection, transport and treatment of green algae that overrun the coast of Brittany during summer. Their prompt removal is necessary because of the dangerous gases such as ammonia or hydrogen sulfide that may be emitted during their decomposition. In particular, methods of collection, composting and agricultural spreading are described.
Descriptors (primary) environmental pollution; algae; toxic gases; waste disposal
Descriptors (secondary) France; ammonia; hydrogen sulfide; compost; agricultural operations; fertilizing
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Environmental pollution
Broad subject area(s) New technologies
Browse category(ies) Environmental pollution