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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 168581, 8 pages
Recovery of Stored Aerobic Granular Sludge and Its Contaminants Removal Efficiency under Different Operation Conditions
1State Key Laboratory of Urban Water Resource and Environment, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin 150090, China
2School of Environment and Civil Engineering, Jiangnan University, Wuxi 214122, China
Received 17 May 2013; Accepted 27 June 2013
Academic Editor: José Manuel Domínguez González
Copyright © 2013 Zhiwei Zhao et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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