Articles, Reports and Papers

The 2014 report by the International Biochar Initiative (IBI) on the state of the biochar industry.

http://www.biochar-international.org/State_of_industry_2014

 

A 2008 Iowa State University study of slow pyrolysis vs. fast pyrolysis vs. gasification (paper and poster):

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ep.10378/epdf

http://wpdev.engineering.iastate.edu/cset/files/2011/08/TCBiomass-2009-Brewer-Poster.pdf

 

A 2008 paper by David Laird of Iowa State University on biochar’s potential to produce bioenergy and permanently sequester carbon, while improving soil and water quality.

https://www.agronomy.org/publications/aj/abstracts/100/1/178

 

Journal of Environmental Quality 2012 article on the Environmental Benefits of Biochar by James Ippolito, David Laird (Iowa State University), and Warren Busscher:

https://www.agronomy.org/publications/jeq/articles/41/4/967?highlight=&search-result=1

Charles Mann, author of 1491 ( the book that is widely credited with boosting awareness of terra preta and interest in biochar), wrote an article on soil for National Geographic in September 2008 that features biochar starting on page 7:

http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2008/09/soil/mann-text/1

 

2009 Congressional Research Service report on biochar:

http://assets.opencrs.com/rpts/R40186_20090203.pdf

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s