Experimental composting research and development

joint U.S. Public Health Service-Tennessee Valley Authority composting project, Johnson City, Tenn.
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U.S. Public Health Service, Tennessee Valley Authority , [Washington, D.C.], [Johnson City, Tenn.]
Compost plants -- Tennessee -- Johnson City., Recycling (Waste, etc.) -- Tennessee -- Johnson City., Johnson City (T
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(iv) Experimental Research: This is purely quantitative in nature and deals with future events. (v) Case-Study Research: It deals with unusual events. It may be qualitative as well as quantitative in nature depending upon the content.

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The goal of this research project was to experimentally evaluate and characterize leachates from compost. We quantified and characterized the leachate composition of compost following intermittent, simulated storm events.

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