Methane emission in landfill gas at two closed waste disposal sites in Istanbul, Turkey


Ozcan H. K. , Nemlioglu S. , Demir G. , Ozbas E. E. , Borat M.

JOURNAL OF SCIENTIFIC & INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH, vol.66, no.5, pp.403-406, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 66 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF SCIENTIFIC & INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.403-406

Abstract

In this study, methane emission was measured using micro gas chromatographic methods in Hasdal and Yakacik sanitary landfill areas in Istanbul City. Methane levels were found as 27.76-36.90% in Hasdal and 13.52-51.78% in Yakacik. Methane effects oil environmental and public health were discussed.