A national landfill methane budget for Sweden based on field measurements, and an evaluation of IPCC models

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Borjesson, Gunnar; Samuelsson, Jerker; Chanton, Jeffrey; Adolfsson, Rolf; Galle, Bo; Svensson, Bo;

Seven Swedish landfills were investigated from 2001 to 2003. On each landfill, a measure of the total methane production was calculated from data on: (1) methane emissions (leakage); (2) methane oxidation and (3) from gas recovery. Methane emissions were determined via... View more
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