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Carbon Sequestration through Biochar Soil Amendment: Experimental studies and mathematical modeling
Intentional amendment of soil with charcoal (called biochar) is a promising new approach to sequester atmospheric carbon dioxide and increase soil fertility. However, the environmental properties of biochars can vary with ...
Sustainable Production of Biofuels: Plant Optimization and Environmental Impact
Many recent studies on the relative costs and benefits of biofuels have raised the need for a detailed and rigorous analysis of the operations of a biorefinery that is focused on optimization. The current thesis concentrates ...