Extramural Research - People, Prosperity and the Planet
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EPA Grant Number: SU833913
Title: Developing Indicators for Measuring the Sustainability of Bioenergy Products Derived from Pine Forests in US South
University of Florida students are developing a framework for four sustainability indices for bioenergy production. The indices are 1) economic; 2) biodiversity; 3) greenhouse gas emission reduction and net energy ratio; and 4) soil and water quality.
Challenge Area(s): Materials and Chemicals, Energy