Evaluation of peat treatment in Cameron Highland Malaysia

Kwang, Shun Ying and Kwang, Ee Fu and Tee, Davis and Tan, Ching Seong (2016) Evaluation of peat treatment in Cameron Highland Malaysia. In: 2015 IEEE Conference on Sustainable Utilization And Development In Engineering and Technology (CSUDET). IEEE Xplore, pp. 1-5. ISBN 978-1-4799-8612-5

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Abstract

In order to reduce CO2 emission and develop best management practices for deforested agricultural activities (Cameron Highland Malaysia), the formation and emission rates of CO2 in the current land management and the factors affecting the process must be understood. The Total Organic Carbon (TOC), land moistures and temperature of the land use are evaluated. This has to be correlated to the agricultural activities. We propose to use peat treatment that will enable the carbon increased over time during the agricultural activities. The land quality is evaluated and the carbon content using peat treatment is investigated during the land use changes. Generally, the land quality could enhance the carbon reduction in the atmosphere as well as improving the land quality by using peat treatment.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Carbon Content, Peat treatment, Decomposition
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering (FOE)
Depositing User: Ms Rosnani Abd Wahab
Date Deposited: 21 Feb 2017 09:20
Last Modified: 21 Feb 2017 09:20
URI: http://shdl.mmu.edu.my/id/eprint/6469

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