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2015
9 Citations (Scopus)

Modelling and evaluating municipal solid waste management strategies in a mega-city: The case of Ho Chi Minh City

ThiKimOanh, L., Bloemhof-Ruwaard, J. M., van Buuren, J. C. L., van der Vorst, J. G. A. J. & Rulkens, W. H., 2015, In : Waste Management and Research. 33, 4, p. 370-380

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Municipal solid waste
Waste management
Waste treatment
Developing countries
Costs
2012
4 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of low dosages of powdered activated carbon on membrane bioreactor performance

Remy, M. J. J., Temmink, H. & Rulkens, W. H., 2012, In : Water Science and Technology. 65, 5, p. 954-961

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Bioreactors
bioreactor
Activated carbon
activated carbon
membrane
2011
11 Citations (Scopus)

Low powdered activated carbon concentrations to improve MBR sludge filterability at high salinity and low temperature

Remy, M. J. J., Temmink, B. G., van den Brink, P. & Rulkens, W. H., 2011, In : Desalination. 276, 1-3, p. 403-407

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Bioreactors
bioreactor
Activated carbon
activated carbon
sludge
2010
32 Citations (Scopus)

Anaerobic effluent disinfection using ozone: Byproducts formation

Silva, G. H. R., Daniel, L. A., Bruning, H. & Rulkens, W. H., 2010, In : Bioresource Technology. 101, 18, p. 6981-6986

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Disinfection
Ozone
disinfection
Byproducts
Effluents
9 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
desorption
particle size
dieldrin
kinetics
sediment
81 Citations (Scopus)

Why low powdered activated carbon addition reduces membrane fouling in MBRs

Remy, M. J. J., Potier, V., Temmink, B. G. & Rulkens, W. H., 2010, In : Water Research. 44, 3, p. 861-867

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Membrane fouling
Bioreactors
fouling
bioreactor
Activated carbon
2009

Air Treatment Techniques for Abatement of Emissions from Intensive Livestock Production

Melse, R. W., Ogink, N. W. M. & Rulkens, W. H., 2009, In : The Open Agriculture Journal. 3, p. 6-12

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
livestock farming
scrubbers
livestock production
ammonia
air
52 Citations (Scopus)

Low dose powdered activated carbon addition at high sludge retention times to reduce fouling in membrane bioreactors

Remy, M. J. J., van der Marel, P., Zwijnenburg, A., Rulkens, W. H. & Temmink, B. G., 2009, In : Water Research. 43, 2, p. 345-350

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Fouling
Bioreactors
fouling
bioreactor
Activated carbon

Opportunities to improve energy recovery from sewage sludge

Rulkens, W. H., 2009, In : Water 21 : magazine of the International Water Association. 2009, december, p. 24

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Incineration
Sewage sludge
Agriculture
sludge
Recovery
2008
13 Citations (Scopus)

Desorption of dieldrin from field aged sediments: simulating flood events

Smit, M. P. J., Grotenhuis, J. T. C., Bruning, H. & Rulkens, W. H., 2008, In : Journal of Soils and Sediments. 8, 2, p. 80-85

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

dieldrin
desorption
sediment
particle size
mass transfer
38 Citations (Scopus)

Development of a test method to access the sludge reduction potential of aquatic organisms in activated sludge

Buijs, B. R., Klapwijk, A., Elissen, H. J. H. & Rulkens, W. H., 2008, In : Bioresource Technology. 99, 17, p. 8360-8366

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Aquatic organisms
aquatic organism
activated sludge
sludge
Biomass
7 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
chemical process
wastewater
brackish water
desalination
solid waste

Milieutechnologie: snelweg naar een duurzame ontwikkeling

Rulkens, W. H., 2008, In : Afvalwaterwetenschap. 7, 2, p. 72-92

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

14 Citations (Scopus)

Population dynamics of free-swimming Annelida in four Dutch wastewater treatment plants in relation to process characteristics

Elissen, H. J. H., Peeters, E. T. H. M., Buijs, B. R., Klapwijk, A. & Rulkens, W. H., 2008, In : Hydrobiologia. 605, 1, p. 131-142

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Annelida
wastewater treatment
population dynamics
sludge
multivariate analysis
311 Citations (Scopus)

Sewage sludge as a biomass resource for the production of energy: Overview and assessment of the various options

Rulkens, W. H., 2008, In : Energy & Fuels. 22, 1, p. 9-15

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Sewage sludge
Biomass
Waste incineration
Biofuels
Poisons
2007
9 Citations (Scopus)

Biochemical ripening of dredged sediments. part 1. Kinetics of biological organic matter mineralization and chemical sulfur oxidation

Vermeulen, J., van Gool, M. P. M., Dorleijn, A. S., Joziasse, J., Bruning, H., Rulkens, W. H. & Grotenhuis, J. T. C., 2007, In : Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 26, 12, p. 2530-2539

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

ripening
Sulfur
Biological materials
Sediments
sulfur
177 Citations (Scopus)

NH3, N2O and CH4 emissions during passively aerated composting of straw-rich pig manure

Szanto, G. L., Hamelers, H. V. M., Rulkens, W. H. & Veeken, A. H. M., 2007, In : Bioresource Technology. 98, 14, p. 2659-2670

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Composting
Manures
Straw
composting
pig
32 Citations (Scopus)

Theory and application of landfarming to remediate polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and mineral oil-contaminated sediments: beneficial reuse

Harmsen, J., Rulkens, W. H., Sims, R. C., Rijtema, P. E. & Zweers, A. J., 2007, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 36, 4, p. 1112-1122

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Mineral oils
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
Microorganisms
PAH
Sediments
2006
5 Citations (Scopus)

Increasing the Environmental Sustainability of Sewage Treatment by Mitigating Pollutant Pathways

Rulkens, W. H., 2006, In : Environmental Engineering Science. 23, 4, p. 650-665

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Sewage treatment
Poisons
sewage treatment
Sustainable development
sustainability
109 Citations (Scopus)

Options for Environmental Sustainability of the Crude Palm Oil Industry in Thailand through Enhancement of Industrial Ecosystems

Chavalparit, O., Rulkens, W. H., Mol, A. P. J. & Khaodhair, S., 2006, In : Environment, Development and Sustainability. 8, 2, p. 271-287

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

crude oil
oil industry
Thailand
sustainability
industry
2005
33 Citations (Scopus)

Bioavailability: concept for understanding or tool for predicting?

Harmsen, J., Rulkens, W. H. & Eijsackers, H. J. P., 2005, In : Land Contamination and Reclamation. 13, 2, p. 161-171

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

14 Citations (Scopus)

Heavy metals precipitation in sewage sludge

Marchioretto, M. M., Rulkens, W. H. & Bruning, H., 2005, In : Separation Science and Technology. 40, 16, p. 3393-3405

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Sewage sludge
Heavy Metals
Heavy metals
Metals
Sludge disposal
27 Citations (Scopus)

Introduction to the treatment of polluted sediments

Rulkens, W. H., 2005, In : Reviews in Environmental Science & Bio-technology. 4, 3, p. 213-221

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Remediation
Sediments
remediation
sediment
chemical
13 Citations (Scopus)

Quantification of physical properties of dredged sediments during physical ripening

Vermeulen, J., Dijk, S. G., Grotenhuis, J. T. C. & Rulkens, W. H., 2005, In : Geoderma. 129, 3-4, p. 147-166

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

ripening
physical properties
physical property
sediments
bioremediation
17 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of salts on ozone oxidation processes

Boncz, M. A., Bruning, H., Rulkens, W. H., Zuilhof, H. & Sudhölter, E. J. R., 2005, In : Ozone-Science and Engineering. 27, 4, p. 287-292

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Ozone
Salts
ozone
salt
oxidation
2004
33 Citations (Scopus)

A GIS-based approach for the long-term prediction of human health risks at contaminated sites

Bien, J. D., Meer, J., Rulkens, W. H. & Rijnaarts, H. H. M., 2004, In : Environmental Modeling and Assessment. 9, 4, p. 221-226

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

health risk
GIS
risk assessment
prediction
ArcView

Environmental reform of food-processing industry: an industrial ecology approach on Bien Hoa 1 Industrial Zone, Vietnam

Tran Thi My Dieu, Mol, A. P. J. & Rulkens, W. H., 2004, In : International Journal of Business and Society. 5, 1, p. 29-57

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Heavy metals removal from sewage sludge : Is practical application a feasible option?

Marchioretto, M. M., Rulkens, W. H. & Bruning, H., 2004, In : Journal of Residuals Science & Technology. 1, 3, p. 175-181

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Sewage sludge
Heavy Metals
Heavy metals
heavy metal
Sulfur
27 Citations (Scopus)

Sustainable sludge management : what are the challenges for the future?

Rulkens, W. H., 2004, In : Water Science and Technology. 49, 10, p. 11-19

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Carbon inorganic compounds
Sustainable development
sludge
Health
sustainability
2003

Duurzame Slibverwerking waar liggen de toekomstige ontwikkelingen en uitdagingen

Rulkens, W. H., 2003, In : Afvalwaterwetenschap. 2, 1, p. 17-32

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

35 Citations (Scopus)

Innovative developments in the selective removal and reuse of heavy metals from wastewaters

Veeken, A. H. M. & Rulkens, W. H., 2003, In : Water Science and Technology. 47, 10, p. 9-16

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Heavy metals
Wastewater
sulfide
heavy metal
wastewater
6 Citations (Scopus)

Innovative reactor technology for selective oxidation of toxic organic pollutants in wastewater by ozone

Boncz, M. A., Bruning, H. & Rulkens, W. H., 2003, In : Water Science and Technology. 47, 10, p. 17-24

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Organic pollutants
organic pollutant
Ozone
Wastewater
ozone
34 Citations (Scopus)

Ripening of clayey dredged sediments during temporary upland disposal, A Bioremediation technique.

Vermeulen, J., Grotenhuis, J. T. C., Joziasse, J. & Rulkens, W. H., 2003, In : Journal of Soils and Sediments. 3, 1, p. 49-59

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

ripening
bioremediation
sediment
dewatering
aeration
2002
119 Citations (Scopus)

Amorphous and condensed organic matter domains : the effects of persulfate oxidation on the composition of soil/sediment organic matter

Cuypers, M. P., Grotenhuis, J. T. C., Nierop, K. G. J., Maneiro Franco, E., de Jager, A. & Rulkens, W. H., 2002, In : Chemosphere. 48, p. 919-931

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Biological materials
Sediments
Soil
Soils
oxidation

Building on polymer

Rulkens, W. H., 2002, In : Tobacco Journal International. 40, 1, p. 57-60

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

38 Citations (Scopus)

Heavy metals extraction from anaerobically digested sludge

Marchioretto, M. M., Bruning, H., Loan, N. T. P. & Rulkens, W. H., 2002, In : Water Science and Technology. 46, 10, p. 1-8

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Heavy metals
heavy metal
digested sludge
chemical
hydrochloric acid
6 Citations (Scopus)

Remediation of fine fractions of dredged sediments by flotation

Mulleneers, H. A. E., van der Mark, B., Geraets, J., van Gelder, B., Bruning, H., Rulkens, W. H. & Koopal, L. K., 2002, In : Environmental Technology. 23, 8, p. 877-887

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Flotation
Remediation
PAH
Sediments
10 Citations (Scopus)

Selective separation of fine particles by a new flotation approach

Mulleneers, H. A. E., Koopal, L. K., Bruning, H. & Rulkens, W. H., 2002, In : Separation Science and Technology. 37, p. 2097-2112

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Flotation
Remediation
Silicon Dioxide
Sediments
Sodium
195 Citations (Scopus)

The estimation of PAH bioavailability in contaminated sediments using hydroxypropyl-ß-cyclodextrin and Trition X-100 extraction techniques

Cuypers, M. P., Pancras, T., Grotenhuis, J. T. C. & Rulkens, W. H., 2002, In : Chemosphere. 46, p. 1235-1245

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)

Vapor Extraction/Bioventing Sequential Treatment of Soil Contaminated with Volatile and SemiVolatile Hydrocarbon Mixtures

Malina, G., Grotenhuis, J. T. C. & Rulkens, W. H., 2002, In : Bioremediation journal. 6, 2, p. 159-176

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

bioventing
toluene
hydrocarbon
air
saturation
2001
16 Citations (Scopus)

Application of a mechanistic desorption-biodegradation model to describe the behavior of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in peat soil aggregates

Mulder, H., Breure, A. M. & Rulkens, W. H., 2001, In : Chemosphere. 42, p. 285-299

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

18 Citations (Scopus)

Flotation with polyelectrolytes as a first step of a more sustainable wastewater treatment system

Mels, A. R., Rulkens, W. H., van der Meer, A. K., van Nieuwenhuijzen, A. F. & klapwijk, A., 2001, In : Water Science and Technology. 43, 11, p. 83-90

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

64 Citations (Scopus)

Phosphate recycling in the phosphorus industry

Schipper, W. J., Klapwijk, A., Potjer, A., Rulkens, W. H., Temmink, B. G., Kiestra, F. D. G. & Lijmbach, A. C. M., 2001, In : Environmental Technology. 22, 11, p. 1337-1346

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Ashes
Phosphorus
Recycling
recycling
Phosphates
35 Citations (Scopus)

Prediction of complete bioremediation periods for PAH soil pollutants in different physical states by mechanistic models

Mulder, H., Breure, A. M. & Rulkens, W. H., 2001, In : Chemosphere. 43, p. 1085-1094

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

39 Citations (Scopus)

Prediction of Petroleum Hydrocarbon Bioavailability in Contaminated Soils and Sediments

Cuypers, M. P., Clemens, R., Grotenhuis, J. T. C. & Rulkens, W. H., 2001, In : Soil and Sediment Contamination. 10, 5, p. 459-482

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Petroleum
petroleum hydrocarbon
Hydrocarbons
polluted soils
petroleum
2000
5 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of mass-transfer limitations on the bioavailability of sorbed naphtalene in synthetic model soil matrices

Mulder, H., Breure, A. M., van Andel, J. G., Grotenhuis, J. T. C. & Rulkens, W. H., 2000, In : Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 19, p. 2224-2234

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Biological Availability
bioavailability
mass transfer
Soil
Mass transfer

Milieutechnologie : Technologie voor een duurzame ontwikkeling

Rulkens, W. H., 2000, In : NVOX Tijdschrift voor Natuurwetenschap op School. 25, 1, p. 17-21

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlePopular

141 Citations (Scopus)

Rapid persulfate oxidation predicts PAH bioavailability in soils and sediments

Cuypers, M. P., Grotenhuis, J. T. C., Joziasse, J. & Rulkens, W. H., 2000, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 34, 10, p. 2057-2063

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
bioavailability
PAH
Sediments
Soils
53 Citations (Scopus)

Temperature effects on the oxygen transfer rate between 20 and 55 degrees C

Vogelaar, J. C. T., Klapwijk, A., van Lier, J. B. & Rulkens, W. H., 2000, In : Water Research. 34, 10 3, p. 1037-1041

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

1999
46 Citations (Scopus)

Enhancement of PAH biodegradation in soil by physicochemical pretreatment

Bonten, L. T. C., Grotenhuis, J. T. C. & Rulkens, W. H., 1999, In : Chemosphere. 38, 15, p. 3627-3636

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review