Evaluating performance of compost blankets

Thomas D. Glanville, Tom L. Richard, Russell A. Persyn

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The research project, which was designed to provide baseline data that would help to utilize compost for storm water and erosion control on construction projects in Iowa is discussed. The primary objective was to compare the performance of compost-treated and conventionally-treated roadway embankments. Performance parameters have included runoff quantity, runoff quality, rill and interrill erosion, and seasonal growth of planted species and weeds.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages7
Specialist publicationBioCycle
StatePublished - May 1 2003

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Waste Management and Disposal
  • Soil Science


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