Mobilisation of Forest Bioenergy in the Boreal and Temperate Biomes

Written By Evelyne Thiffault
Mobilisation of Forest Bioenergy in the Boreal and Temperate Biomes
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 19 May 2016
  • ISBN : 0128096896
  • Pages : 266 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Mobilisation of Forest Bioenergy in the Boreal and Temperate Biomes

Mobilisation of Forest Bioenergy in the Boreal and Temperate Biomes
  • Author : Evelyne Thiffault,C.T. Smith,Martin Junginger,Göran Berndes
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2016-05-19
  • Total pages : 266
  • ISBN : 0128096896
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Summary : Mobilisation of Forest Bioenergy in the Boreal and Temperate Biomes: Challenges, Opportunities, and Case Studies features input from key international experts who identify and analyze the main opportunities and roadblocks for the implementation of sustainable forest biomass supply chains in the boreal and temperate regions. It draws from responses to ...

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  • Author : Patricia Thornley,Paul Adams
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-12-07
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  • ISBN : 0128096896
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