A Green House Gas Balance for Compost . Sally Brown University of Washington. Global Warming Basics. Everyday the sun heats the earth Every night much of this heat leaves the earth’s atmosphere and we cool down. While this has been happening since we’ve had an atmosphere.
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Methane and Nitrous Oxide in a Compost Pile atmosphere
Hao et al., 2001
Methane and Nitrous Release atmosphere
Release can occur from pile surface as well as
when the pile is being turned
Release can be controlled atmosphere
Mixing high C amendments like
straw into wetter feedstocks is a
way to prevent release of GHGs