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Anaerobic methane oxidation in a landfill-leachate plume

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Ethan L. Grossman, Luis A. Cifuentes, and Isabelle M. Cozzarelli, 2002, Anaerobic methane oxidation in a landfill-leachate plume: Environmental Science & Technology, v. 36, iss. 11.

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The alluvial aquifer adjacent to Norman Landfill, OK, provides an excellent natural laboratory for the study of anaerobic processes impacting landfill-leachate contaminated aquifers. We collected groundwaters from a transect of seven multilevel wells ranging in depth from 1.3 to 11 m that were oriented parallel to the flow path. The center of the leachate plume was characterized by (1) high alkalinity and elevated concentrations of total dissolved organic carbon, reduced iron, and methane, and (2) negligible oxygen, nitrate, and sulfate concentrations. Methane concentrations and stable carbon isotope (δ13C) values suggest anaerobic methane oxidation was occurring within the plume and at its margins. Methane δ13C values increased from [...]

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doi http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/mods-outline-3-5.html#identifier doi:10.1021/es015695y
series unknown Environmental Science & Technology

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