By Barry Doyle
Applies distinct wisdom towards the layout and development of underground civil works tasks. Develops severe talents for handling danger and designing trustworthy fuel regulate measures inside of venture time and price constraints.
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Benthic algae can be important primary producers in water depths of less than 50 meters (Tissot and Welte 1984, p. 22). Benthic algae are multicellular algae attached to bottom sediments. Zooplankton and other herbivores consume 40% to 95% of primary production in aquatic environments (Hobbie and Fletcher 1988) and compose up to 50% of the biomass in marine environments (Killops and Killops 1993, Fig. 1). Consequently, they contribute a large proportion of detrital organic matter to sediments. Aquatic organisms are most likely to contribute carbohydrates, proteins, and lipids to sediments (Barnes, Barnes, and Bustin 1990).
44) and is by far the most common electron acceptor in biologic oxidation-reduction reactions. Oxygen has two unpaired electrons in its outer orbitals and tends to fill these orbitals by acquiring two bonding electrons. 55). Elemental carbon has four unpaired electrons in its outer orbitals, which hold a stable configuration of eight paired electrons. Carbon can form four covalent bonds, by acquiring electrons from less electronegative elements or by losing electrons to more electronegative elements.
Elemental compositions of these groups are shown in Table 2-2. Elemental composition influences the susceptibility to bacterial decomposition and the makeup of thermal decomposition products. Organic compounds that perform structural or protective functions are resistant to bacterial decomposition and are more likely to be incorporated into sediments. Carbohydrates are the most abundant molecular group. They include sugars, such as glucose, and their polymers. Cellulose, hemicellulose, and chitin are carbohydrates that perform structural and protective functions; they can be slowly degraded by a limited group of organisms.
Hazardous Gases Underground: Applications to Tunnel Engineering (Civil and Environmental Engineering) by Barry Doyle