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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 479103, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/479103
Research Article

Comparison of Adsorption Capability of Activated Carbon and Metal Doped TiO2 for Geosmin and 2-MIB Removal from Water

School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Institute of Environmental Science and Engineering (IESE), National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Islamabad 44000, Pakistan

Received 11 August 2014; Accepted 11 October 2014

Academic Editor: Yuekun Lai

Copyright © 2015 Aisha Asghar 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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