Table 1

Sample metadata. Sample collection data and physical and chemical properties of the samples.

Sample

Age (d)1

Date of sampling

Temperature (°C)

pH

Volume weight (g/l)


Full-scale composting unit

FS1

0

21.01.2002

0

4.8

470

FS2

1

21.01.2002

29

5.0

510

FS3

2-3

21.01.2002

29

6.9

440

FS4

7

21.01.2002

38

7.7

450

FS5

1

22.01.2002

26

5.0

440

FS7

0

04.02.2002

0

5.7

500

FS8

21

04.02.2002

68

7.9

330

FS9

1

08.02.2002

22

5.9

510

FS10

2-3

08.02.2002

35

7.8

550

FS11

12

08.02.2002

60

7.4

550


Pilot-scale composting unit

PS1

4

02.08.2002

51

4.8

480

PS2

39

02.08.2002

51

8.4

270

PS3

4

06.08.2002

55

4.7

540

PS4

8

06.08.2002

55

8.5

430

PS5

6

08.08.2002

44

4.8

530

PS6

10

08.08.2002

55

8.5

410

PS7

15

09.07.2002

50

5

540

PS8

19

09.07.2002

70

7.7

410


1Time in days after loading of material into composting unit

Partanen et al. BMC Microbiology 2010 10:94   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-10-94

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