Methane from waste is primarily of biogenic origin and varies with temperature and production process, resulting in emissions that vary with time of day and year.
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Methane from waste is primarily of biogenic origin and varies with temperature and production process, resulting in emissions that vary with time of day and year. Furthermore, waste sites now commonly extract and either burn biogas to electricity, or use it directly, and emissions from each component activity producing CH4 can be characterised by their distinct carbon-13 and deuterium isotopic signatures. This study aimed to characterize the carbon isotopic signatures (δ13C-CH4) of several waste categories in the UK, Netherlands and Turkey, and assess CH4 emission rates from UK biogas plants.
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