Essays Tagged: "Biomass"

Agriculture and its impact on ecosystem

weeds. Natural recycling of minerals is hindered as a result of harvesting and subsequent export of biomass from the ecosystem.2.Removal of the original plant vegetation (and also the animal s) inhabi ...

(6 pages) 306 1 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Malibu Fires

et when fire burns uncontrollably, there isgreat potential for monumental damage to all surrounding biomass. The Malibuwildfires are an example of one such instance.Historically, wildfires had been le ... ere. Unfortunately, Malibu has the ultimatecombination of climate condition, wind pattern, and lust biomass for wildfires. Duringthe 1993 fires, biomass growing in the Malibu hills acted as fuel, as d ...

(10 pages) 87 0 4.3 Oct/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Bio diversity and deforestation.

l to our planet. Not only do they provide homes for many wildlife species, but they also accumulate biomass more efficiently than any other ecosystem on Earth, are responsible for the majority of recy ...

(3 pages) 45 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

Single Cell Protein (SCP) and its effects

otosynthetic organisms include Spirulina maxima which is grown in open ponds or basins.This type of biomass is based on protein extracts derived from microorganisms grown in large quantities for eithe ...

(2 pages) 27 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Alternative and Renewable Energy Includes Bibliography

rch and implement renewable and alternative energy technologies, non-existent? Nuclear, hydropower, biomass, solar, wind, tidal power, wave power, ocean current power and the energy represented by ver ... can be depleted; therefore this form of energy would not be a good source of energy for the future.Biomass accounts for 14 percent of the world's total energy supply. Biomass energy is derived from t ...

(8 pages) 207 0 3.2 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Biomass: Which energy resource(s) should be developed for the future? To support your choice(s), discuss use, cost, supply, net useful energy yield, and environmental impact.

For my choice of what kind of resource should be developed I would pick Biomass. We have been using this kind of energy long before the use of fossil fuels, in the past peo ... fuels, in the past people used wood from the forest to build their homes and even to cook.We define biomass as the energy from organic matter. The Earth is full of this natural and renewable resource ... kind of energy, in a future not too far, we can substitute the use of fossil fuels with the use of biomass as a source of energy, but firs we have to learn how to explode correctly the use of any bio ...

(4 pages) 72 0 4.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Which energy resource(s) should be developed for the future? Biomass.

For my choice of what kind of resource should be developed I would pick Biomass. We have been using this kind of energy long before the use of fossil fuels, in the past peo ... fuels, in the past people used wood from the forest to build their homes and even to cook.We define biomass as the energy from organic matter. The Earth is full of this natural and renewable resource ... kind of energy, in a future not too far, we can substitute the use of fossil fuels with the use of biomass as a source of energy, but firs we have to learn how to explode correctly the use of any bio ...

(4 pages) 62 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Landfill Gas Utilization and Application

f our planet, research has been done to utilize renewable energy sources such as the sun, wind, and biomass from waste. This report will focus on the discussion of biogas from landfill as an energy so ... 04 March 18],Available HTTP: http://cleanairrenewableenergycoalition.com/documents/sheet%203.pdf6. "Biomass Energy: Cost of Production", [Online document], [cited 2004 March 20], Available HTTP: http: ...

(31 pages) 53 0 4.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Carbon Cycle

r person!)2 Recall that northeastern forests alone contain about five times that amount in wood and biomass, and you begin to appreciate their significance on global budgets.There are two ways in whic ...

(2 pages) 19 0 3.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Fuels of the Future.

n be used in internal combustion engines and with minor modifications to be flexible fuel vehicles. Biomass refers to plant matter grown for use as bio fuel, but also includes animal matter or biodegr ... use as bio fuel, but also includes animal matter or biodegradable wastes that can be burnt as fuel. Biomass is grown from several plants, including switch grass, hemp, corn, poplar, willow, sugarcane, ...

(6 pages) 35 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Has the Human Age of Oil Dependency Past?

l created under the earth’s surface from the dead remains of plants and sea creatures known as Biomass. The Biomass is buried deep underneath overlying rock and sediment which create a force that ... Biomass is buried deep underneath overlying rock and sediment which create a force that pushes the Biomass deep into the earth, increasing its temperature and slowly, chemical reactions begin to take ...

(7 pages) 25 0 1.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Option 3 – Green Product Design and Marketing Develop a 'green' product idea and devise an appropriate marketing strategy.

scaring words that are defining the state of our planet. Most of the world's population depends on biomass to fulfil their domestic energy needs but today people are being more conscious and are movi ...

(11 pages) 44 1 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Coal

ts and trees from the Jurassic and Cretatious eras began to decay. The remains of the decay, called Biomass, sunk into the ground and created a new material called peat. After lots of intense pressure ... have already been conducting experiments of their own using the Fisher-Tropsch method. Adding other biomasses to coal can create hydrogen fuel producing more energy.The future is always indefinite, bu ...

(2 pages) 689 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Fossil Fuels

d expensive, risky deepwater and polar oil is included in the calculation. �Alternate SourcesBiomass: Biomass is solar energy stored in organic compounds; it can be converted to methane gas, et ... c compounds; it can be converted to methane gas, ethanol or biodiesel. The most effective source of biomass is rapeseed with 5,87kcal/kg, where 1.46 kg of rapeseed is equal to 1 liter of fuel, and pro ...

(7 pages) 11 0 0.0 Nov/2011

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Biomass: Ethanol Production as a Biofuel in South Africa

Biomass: Ethanol Production as a Biofuel in South Africa Prepared for: Biotech (Pty) Ltd Written by: ... facturing plants within South Africa. Large scale ethanol production is made possible from adequate Biomass with global competitiveness. The report provides factual details on the conversion processes ... ............................................................................... 1 2.1 Definition of Biomass ............................................................................................ ...

(10 pages) 2 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science