Charles J Banks

Summary

Affiliation: University of Southampton
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Operation and recovery of a seasonally-loaded UK waste stabilisation pond system
    S Zhang
    Faculty of Engineering and Environment, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Water Sci Technol 67:1105-12. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Trace element requirements for stable food waste digestion at elevated ammonia concentrations
    Charles J Banks
    Faculty of Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
    Bioresour Technol 104:127-35. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Potential of anaerobic digestion for mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions and production of renewable energy from agriculture: barriers and incentives to widespread adoption in Europe
    C J Banks
    School of Civil Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
    Water Sci Technol 55:165-73. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Assessing the effects of municipal solid waste incinerator bottom ash on the decomposition of biodegradable waste using a completely mixed anaerobic reactor
    Charles J Banks
    Dept of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom
    Waste Manag Res 21:225-34. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint A computer simulation of the oxygen balance in a cold climate winter storage WSP during the critical spring warm-up period
    C J Banks
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
    Water Sci Technol 48:189-96. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Some observations on the effects of accumulated benthic sludge on the behaviour of waste stabilisation ponds
    C J Banks
    School of Civil Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, Southampton S017 1 BJ, UK
    Water Sci Technol 51:217-26. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Anaerobic digestion of source-segregated domestic food waste: performance assessment by mass and energy balance
    Charles J Banks
    School of Civil Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
    Bioresour Technol 102:612-20. 2011
  8. doi request reprint A pilot-scale comparison of mesophilic and thermophilic digestion of source segregated domestic food waste
    Charles J Banks
    School of Civil Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
    Water Sci Technol 58:1475-81. 2008
  9. doi request reprint The effect of pH control and 'hydraulic flush' on hydrolysis and Volatile Fatty Acids (VFA) production and profile in anaerobic leach bed reactors digesting a high solids content substrate
    Denise Cysneiros
    University of Southampton, School of Civil Engineering and the Environment, University Road, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, UK
    Bioresour Technol 123:263-71. 2012
  10. doi request reprint The role of phase separation and feed cycle length in leach beds coupled to methanogenic reactors for digestion of a solid substrate (Part 1): Optimisation of reactors' performance
    Denise Cysneiros
    University of Southampton, School of Civil Engineering and the Environment, University Road, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
    Bioresour Technol 103:56-63. 2012

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. doi request reprint Operation and recovery of a seasonally-loaded UK waste stabilisation pond system
    S Zhang
    Faculty of Engineering and Environment, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Water Sci Technol 67:1105-12. 2013
    ..Laboratory experiments indicated that interventions such as artificial aeration and dilution with effluent had no beneficial effect although mixing may have increased the rate of recovery...
  2. doi request reprint Trace element requirements for stable food waste digestion at elevated ammonia concentrations
    Charles J Banks
    Faculty of Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
    Bioresour Technol 104:127-35. 2012
    ..75 m(3) kg(-1) VS(added) and 3.75 STP m(3) m(-3) day(-1), representing a significant increase in process performance and operational stability...
  3. ncbi request reprint Potential of anaerobic digestion for mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions and production of renewable energy from agriculture: barriers and incentives to widespread adoption in Europe
    C J Banks
    School of Civil Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
    Water Sci Technol 55:165-73. 2007
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  4. ncbi request reprint Assessing the effects of municipal solid waste incinerator bottom ash on the decomposition of biodegradable waste using a completely mixed anaerobic reactor
    Charles J Banks
    Dept of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom
    Waste Manag Res 21:225-34. 2003
    ..02-0.2, 0.01-2.5, 0.01-0.3, 0.01-1, 0.01-1.2, and 0.01-1 mgl(-1) respectively and at these concentrations it is unlikely that they would prove inhibitory to the digestion process...
  5. ncbi request reprint A computer simulation of the oxygen balance in a cold climate winter storage WSP during the critical spring warm-up period
    C J Banks
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
    Water Sci Technol 48:189-96. 2003
    ..The model is still in a simple form but shows reasonable agreement, in terms of events and time lapses, to measured parameters in experimental ponds recovering from ice cover...
  6. ncbi request reprint Some observations on the effects of accumulated benthic sludge on the behaviour of waste stabilisation ponds
    C J Banks
    School of Civil Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, Southampton S017 1 BJ, UK
    Water Sci Technol 51:217-26. 2005
    ..Water column characteristics in the two ponds converged rapidly in 7-10 weeks, however, due to accumulation of fresh sludge...
  7. doi request reprint Anaerobic digestion of source-segregated domestic food waste: performance assessment by mass and energy balance
    Charles J Banks
    School of Civil Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
    Bioresour Technol 102:612-20. 2011
    ..The nitrogen in the food waste input was on average 8.9 kg tonne(-1). This led to a high ammonia concentration in the digester which may have been responsible for the accumulation of volatile fatty acids that was also observed...
  8. doi request reprint A pilot-scale comparison of mesophilic and thermophilic digestion of source segregated domestic food waste
    Charles J Banks
    School of Civil Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
    Water Sci Technol 58:1475-81. 2008
    ..67 m(3) kg(-1) VS(added), but the shifts in alkalinity and the high VFA concentrations required a reduced loading to be applied. The maximum beneficial loading that could be achieved in the mesophilic digester was 4.0 kg VS m(-3) d(-1)...
  9. doi request reprint The effect of pH control and 'hydraulic flush' on hydrolysis and Volatile Fatty Acids (VFA) production and profile in anaerobic leach bed reactors digesting a high solids content substrate
    Denise Cysneiros
    University of Southampton, School of Civil Engineering and the Environment, University Road, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, UK
    Bioresour Technol 123:263-71. 2012
    ..84kgCODkg(-1)VS(added)) and theoretical methane potential (0.37m(3)CH(4)kg(-1)VS(added)) were obtained when pH control and hydraulic flush were applied, and therefore, these conditions are recommended...
  10. doi request reprint The role of phase separation and feed cycle length in leach beds coupled to methanogenic reactors for digestion of a solid substrate (Part 1): Optimisation of reactors' performance
    Denise Cysneiros
    University of Southampton, School of Civil Engineering and the Environment, University Road, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
    Bioresour Technol 103:56-63. 2012
    ..434 m3 kg(-1) TSadded, in the 14-day and 28-day systems. The UASB and AF designs performed similarly as second stage reactors on methane yields, SCOD and VFA removal efficiencies...
  11. doi request reprint Integration of on-farm biodiesel production with anaerobic digestion to maximise energy yield and greenhouse gas savings from process and farm residues
    Sonia Heaven
    School of Civil Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
    Bioresour Technol 102:7784-93. 2011
    ..Co-digestion was shown to provide energy self-sufficiency and security of supply to farms, with sufficient surplus for export as fuel and electricity...
  12. doi request reprint Co-digestion of source segregated domestic food waste to improve process stability
    Yue Zhang
    Faculty of Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
    Bioresour Technol 114:168-78. 2012
    ..Long-term operation at a 75-litre scale showed a characteristic pattern of volatile fatty acid accumulation in mono-digestion of food waste, and allowed performance parameters to be determined for the co-digestion substrates...
  13. doi request reprint Anaerobic digestion of two biodegradable municipal waste streams
    Yue Zhang
    Faculty of Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
    J Environ Manage 104:166-74. 2012
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  14. ncbi request reprint Treatment of a high-strength sulphate-rich alkaline leachate using an anaerobic filter
    Z Wang
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, School of Civil Engineering and Environment, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, UK
    Waste Manag 27:359-66. 2007
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  15. doi request reprint Determination of long chain fatty acids in anaerobic digesters using a rapid non-derivatisation GC-FID method
    Ying Jiang
    Faculty of Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Water Sci Technol 66:741-7. 2012
    ..It was observed that the concentrations of stearic and palmitic acid in digesters routinely supplemented with trace elements were lower in proportion to the applied lipid loading than those without supplementation...
  16. doi request reprint Biochemical methane potential of winter wheat (Triticum aestivum L.): Influence of growth stage and storage practice
    Bárbara Rincón
    School of Civil Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom
    Bioresour Technol 101:8179-84. 2010
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  17. doi request reprint The role of phase separation and feed cycle length in leach beds coupled to methanogenic reactors for digestion of a solid substrate (Part 2): Hydrolysis, acidification and methanogenesis in a two-phase system
    Denise Cysneiros
    University of Southampton, School of Civil Engineering and the Environment, University Road, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, UK
    Bioresour Technol 102:7393-400. 2011
    ..Enumeration of cellulolytic and methanogenic microorganisms indicated a constant inoculation of leach beds and methanogenic reactors through leachate recirculation...
  18. doi request reprint Two-stage anaerobic digestion of biodegradable municipal solid waste using a rotating drum mesh filter bioreactor and anaerobic filter
    M Walker
    Bioenergy and Organic Resources Research Group, School of Civil Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, University Road, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
    Bioresour Technol 100:4121-6. 2009
    ..5 l m(-2) h(-1). The system proved to be robust and stably adjusted to a shock loading increase to 15 g VS l(-1) d(-1), although this reduced the overall methane production to 0.15 l g(-1) VS(added)...
  19. doi request reprint Establishing an energy balance for crop-based digestion
    A Salter
    School of Civil Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
    Water Sci Technol 59:1053-60. 2009
    ..For an accurate energy balance analysis direct and indirect energy requirements have to be established for all the stages in the crop-based energy production cycle...
  20. doi request reprint Development of a coarse membrane bioreactor for two-stage anaerobic digestion of biodegradable municipal solid waste
    M Walker
    Bioenergy and Organic Resources Research Group, School of Civil Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, UK
    Water Sci Technol 59:729-35. 2009
    ..Solids accumulation in the second stage, although causing no problems in the 85-day operational period of this trial, could lead to blocking of the anaerobic filter, which is undesirable on a large scale...
  21. ncbi request reprint Acute and sublethal toxicity tests to monitor the impact of leachate on an aquatic environment
    M C Bloor
    School of Civil Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, UK
    Environ Int 31:269-73. 2005
    ..Tests showed that even a dilution as high as 1:66- would influence the fecundity of a Gammarus population, whilst a dilution of 1:20 would affect the size of an Asellus breeding colony...
  22. ncbi request reprint Acute and sub-lethal toxicity of landfill leachate towards two aquatic macro-invertebrates: demonstrating the remediation potential of air stripping
    M C Bloor
    School of Civil Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
    Environ Int 31:1114-22. 2005
    ..Furthermore, in sub-lethal concentrations of air stripped leachate (leachate that had been exposed to 5-l of air per minute for 96-h) the population dynamics of both test species remained unaltered...
  23. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of mixed species in-situ and ex-situ feeding assays: the altered response of Asellus aquaticus and Gammarus pulex
    M C Bloor
    School of Civil Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, Highfield, UK
    Environ Int 32:22-7. 2006
    ..The study, therefore, concludes that in-situ toxicity tests are a more precise monitoring technique, in comparison to ex-situ assays...
  24. ncbi request reprint Light attenuation parameters for waste stabilisation ponds
    S Heaven
    School of Civil Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, Southampton S017 1 BJ, UK
    Water Sci Technol 51:143-52. 2005
    ..The results highlight the need to standardise on a method for the measurement and reporting of k values if these are to be widely applicable in the development of pond models...
  25. ncbi request reprint Wastewater reuse in central Asia: implications for the design of pond systems
    S Heaven
    School of Civil Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
    Water Sci Technol 55:85-93. 2007
    ..The paper concludes with three case studies of evaporation pond systems in Kazakhstan, assessing their potential for conversion to full biological treatment systems for water conservation and reuse...
  26. doi request reprint Anaerobic digestion of catering wastes: effect of micronutrients and retention time
    M A Climenhaga
    School of Civil Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
    Water Sci Technol 57:687-92. 2008
    ..7 g l(-1) and volatile fatty acid levels exceeding 15 g l(-1), usually considered inhibitory or toxic...
  27. doi request reprint Effect of solid and liquid retention times on hydrolysis of maize
    S Heaven
    School of Civil Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
    Water Sci Technol 58:1371-8. 2008
    ..At the loading used it was necessary to operate the HF reactors at a HRT of less than 8 days to have any benefit over the SP reactors...
  28. doi request reprint Anaerobic digestion of maize in coupled leach-bed and anaerobic filter reactors
    D Cysneiros
    School of Civil Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
    Water Sci Technol 58:1505-11. 2008
    ..Theoretical estimation of the methane potential showed that between 20-40% of the methane was formed in the LBR and was not captured in this trial...
  29. doi request reprint Uncoupling of liquid and solid retention times in anaerobic digestion of catering wastes
    M A Climenhaga
    School of Civil Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
    Water Sci Technol 58:1581-7. 2008
    ..Stable operation was regained by day 139 and continued until the end of the run on day 150...
  30. doi request reprint Thiol-functionalised mesoporous silica-coated magnetite nanoparticles for high efficiency removal and recovery of Hg from water
    Othman Hakami
    Faculty of Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
    Water Res 46:3913-22. 2012
    ..Hg(II) could be successfully desorbed using thiourea in a 3M HCl solution; this did not result in the destruction of the nanoparticles and they could subsequently be reused without loss of their activity in repetitive adsorption tests...
  31. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of two types of polyurethane for the immobilisation of Rhizopus oryzae for copper uptake
    M S Alhakawati
    Dept of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
    Water Sci Technol 47:143-50. 2003
    ..There was a small decrease in the adsorption capacity after the first desorption cycle that could be explained by a partial loss of biomass as detected by loss of total organic carbon (TOC)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Algal growth response and survival in a range of light and temperature conditions: implications for non-steady-state conditions in waste stabilisation ponds
    Y Bartosh
    School of Civil Engineering and Environment, University of Southampton, Southampton S017 1 BJ, UK
    Water Sci Technol 55:211-8. 2007
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Enhanced performance of hexavalent chromium reducing cathodes in the presence of Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 and lactate
    Nikolaos Xafenias
    Bioenergy and Organic Resources Research Group, Faculty of Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom
    Environ Sci Technol 47:4512-20. 2013
    ..In conclusion, effective and continuous Cr(VI) reduction with associated current production were achieved when MR-1 and lactate were both present in the biocathodes...
  34. doi request reprint Effectiveness of pressurised carbon dioxide for inactivation of Escherichia coli isolated from sewage sludge
    Maryam Mushtaq
    Faculty of Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Water Sci Technol 65:1759-64. 2012
    ..coli treated with P CO(2) revealed that the cell walls were ruptured, and the cytoplasm was unevenly distributed and had lost its density, indicating the possible leakage of intracellular substances...
  35. doi request reprint Supplementation of ammonium bicarbonates for the treatment of fruit cordial wastewater by anaerobic digestion process
    Ghufran Redzwan
    University of Southampton, School of Civil Engineering and the Environment, Highfield, Southampton, SO171BJ, UK
    Anaerobe 16:34-7. 2010
    ..This study also shows that the dosage regime up to 40 mg L(-1) can be used to supplement the lack of nitrogenous and buffering capacity for the anaerobic digestion process of the fruit cordial wastewater using CSTR...
  36. doi request reprint Comparison of mesophilic and thermophilic anaerobic digestion of sugar beet pulp: performance, dewaterability and foam control
    Sri Suhartini
    Faculty of Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK Department of Agricultural Industry Technology, Faculty of Agricultural Technology, University of Brawijaya, Malang 64145, Indonesia Electronic address
    Bioresour Technol 152:202-11. 2014
    ..Thermophilic operation allowed higher loadings to be applied without loss of performance, and gave a digestate with superior dewatering characteristics and very little foaming potential...
  37. ncbi request reprint Report: anaerobic digestion of a sulphate-rich high-strength landfill leachate: the effect of differential dosing with FeCl3
    Zhengjian Wang
    School of Civil Engineering and Environment, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, UK
    Waste Manag Res 24:289-93. 2006
    ..14 and 0.18 m3 CH4 kg(-1) COD removed being achieved. The process was, however, stable and offered advantages for the further treatment or conveyance of the anaerobically treated leachate...
  38. ncbi request reprint Removal of copper from aqueous solution by Ascophyllum nodosum immobilised in hydrophilic polyurethane foam
    M S Alhakawati
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, UK
    J Environ Manage 72:195-204. 2004
    ..The q(max) of the immobilised biomass decreased from 0.55 and 0.416 mmol of Cu g(-1) dry weight when pH was lowered from 4.0 to 3.0, and increased from 0.576 mmol g(-1) dry weight (biomass) at 283 K to 0.636 mmol g(-1)(biomass) at 303 K...