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Carbon dioxide and water exchange rates by a wheat crop in NASA"s biomass production chamber

R. M. Wheeler

Carbon dioxide and water exchange rates by a wheat crop in NASA"s biomass production chamber

results from an 86-day study (January to April 1989)

by R. M. Wheeler

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, John F. Kennedy Space Center in [Kennedy Space Center, Fla.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plants -- Photorespiration

  • Edition Notes

    StatementR.M. Wheeler, J.C. Sager.
    SeriesNASA technical memorandum -- TM 102788., NASA technical memorandum -- 102788.
    ContributionsSager, J. C., John F. Kennedy Space Center.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination27 p. :
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17630493M
    OCLC/WorldCa25052751

    Biomass also releases carbon dioxide as it burns, but the carbon dioxide released during combustion was absorbed during the plant’s life, and would eventually be released as the organic matter decays, to be absorbed by other plants that are in the growth stages – thus creating a closed-carbon cycle. 2 enrichment on biomass production of spring wheat: comparison of chamber and Introduction In order to investigate the effects of elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO 2) concentration on future crop production, compared to the chamber experiment. Fi g. 2 Biomass production at stage DC65of sprin wheat under ambient and elevated CO 2.

    The average annual increase of soil carbon throughout the first 5 feet of subsoil also exceeded tons per acre each year, which was equivalent to tons of carbon dioxide per acre per year.   Biomass conversion to electricity combined with technologies for capturing and storing carbon, which should become viable within 35 years, could result in a .

    The average annual increase of soil carbon throughout the first 5 feet of subsoil also exceeded tons per acre each year, which was equivalent to tons of carbon dioxide per acre per year. The team concluded that calculating soil carbon sequestration rates for bioenergy crops needs to factor in the effects of crop selection, soil.   Researching the use of biomass in energy production I have found a lot of contention and passionate views on the sustainability of this energy source, particularly where large power stations including the likes of Drax are in the process of switching a significant proportion of their fuel to biomass. As always the situation is a.


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Carbon dioxide and water exchange rates by a wheat crop in NASA"s biomass production chamber by R. M. Wheeler Download PDF EPUB FB2

Carbon Dioxide And Water Exchange Rates By A Wheat Crop In NASA'S Biomass Production Chamber: Results From An Day Study (January To April ) R. Wheeler, The Bionetics Corporation J. Sager, NASA Biomedical Operations and Research Office Kennedy Space Center, Florida Janua_ National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Get this from a library. Carbon dioxide and water exchange rates by a wheat crop in NASA's biomass production chamber: results from an day study (January to April ). [R M Wheeler; J C Sager; John F. Kennedy Space Center.].

At launch the first set of plants were 3 days of age (Chamber 1), 11days of age (Chamber 2), 5 days of age (Chamber 3), and 4 days of age (Chamber 4). All these plants will be harvested on orbit and root modules (the container of "soil" for the plants) that have been pre-planted with seeds will replace them.

Carbon Dioxide and Water Exchange Rates by A Wheat Crop in NASA's Biomass Production Chamber Results From An day Study (January to April ) (Microform): Wheeler, R.

Carbon dioxide exchange rates in wheat canopies. Part II. Photosynthetic and phytomass production precipitation and volumetric soil water content maintained optimal growing conditions throughout the development of the crop.

The vol- umetric water content by depth for all treatments ranged from to m3 m-3 during and Cited by: 7. The Biomass Production Chamber (BPC) located at Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA provides a large (20 m 2 area, m 3 vol.), closed environment for crop growth tests for NASA's Controlled Ecological Life Support System (CELSS) program.

Since the summer ofthe chamber has operated on a near-continuous basis (over days) without any major failures (excluding temporary power losses).Cited by: Carbon Sequestration Not So Simple in Biomass Crop Production.

By Ann Perry Febru Findings at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) are providing information about the soil carbon dynamics that play a crucial role in lifecycle assessments of bioenergy production.

These studies at the Agricultural Research Service (ARS), USDA's chief intramural scientific research agency. Carbon dioxide emissions resulting from bioenergy production have traditionally been excluded from most emission inventories and environmental impact studies because bioenergy is carbon.

Denmead OT et al. Proc Aust Soc Sugar Cane Technol Vol 32 LINKING MEASURED CARBON DIOXIDE EXCHANGE BY SUGARCANE CROPS AND BIOMASS PRODUCTION By OT DENMEAD1, BCT MACDONALD2, I WHITE2, DWT GRIFFITH3, G BRYANT3, T NAYLOR3, SR WILSON3, WJ WANG4 1CSIRO Land and Water, Canberra, ACT 2Australian National University.

White, H. Carbon dioxide in relation to glasshouse crops. An analysis of the response of the tomato crop to an atmosphere enriched with carbon dioxide. Ann. Appl. Biol (4): – Article; CAS; Google ScholarCited by: ‘IEAGHG, “Potential for Biomass and Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage”, /06, July, ’ Further information or copies of the report can be obtained by contacting IEAGHG at: IEAGHG.

Biomass Burning and the Production of Greenhouse Gases Page 2 of 15 This chapter deals with several aspects of biomass burning and a brief discussion of the gases and particulates produced by the burning oil wells in Kuwait. The first part of the chapter deals with a technique to estimate the instantaneous emissions of trace gases produced by biomass burning using satellite Size: 1MB.

Biomass burning: a major carbon polluter It’s often claimed that biomass is a “low carbon” or “carbon neutral” fuel, meaning that carbon emitted by biomass burning won’t contribute to climate change. But in fact, biomass burning power plants emit % the CO 2 of coal, and – % the CO of natural gas, per unit energy Size: 2MB.

Carbon dioxide exchange and biomass productivity of the herbaceous layer of a managed tropical humid savanna ecosystem in western Kenya July Journal of Plant Ecology 6(4) Crop residues can reduce soil erosion, help maintain soil fertility, and impact greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs), in-cluding nitrous oxide (N 2O) and methane (CH 4)fluxesfrom soiland changesinsoilorganiccarbon(SOC) storage and net carbon dioxide (CO 2) emissions [8, 9].

Corn stover removal can reduce or increase grain yields depending on other landCited by: CMS Biomass Pilot. The Biomass Pilot utilized satellite data, data from advanced airborne sensors, and new in situ field data to demonstrate an ability to produce improved quantitative estimates, with reduced uncertainties, of aboveground terrestrial vegetation biomass and carbon stocks at local to regional-scales (i.e., county/state) for selected regions.

Harvesting crop residue needs to be managed to protect agroecosystem health and productivity. DAYCENT, a process-based modeling tool, may be suited to accommodate region-specific factors and provide regional predictions for a broad array of agroecosystem impacts associated with corn stover harvest.

Grain yield, soil C, and N2O emission data collected at Corn Stover Regional Cited by: The rate at which producers convert solar energy to the chemical energy of organic compounds, minus the energy used during respiration, is called _____.

(see book section: Concept Energy and other limiting factors control primary production in ecosystems) biomass standing crop net ecosystem production net primary production gross primary.

NASA News & Feature Releases NASA Study: Rising Carbon Dioxide Levels Will Help and Hurt Crops. Posted May 3, Elevated carbon dioxide concentrations in the atmosphere may increase water-use efficiency in crops and considerably mitigate yield losses due to climate change, according to a new NASA study.

This paper presents new belowground data and a synthesis of results throughincluding root biomass and nutrient concentrations, soil respiration rates, soil pore-space CO2 concentrations, and soil-solution chemistry to 2 m depth.

On average in elevated CO2, fine-root biomass in the top 15 cm of soil increased by 24%, or 59 g/m2 (26 g/m2 C).Cited by:.

The U.S. Energy Independence and Security Act of mandates production of renewable fuels: 9 billion gallons/year currently, increasing to 36 billion/year by This increase will require an estimated 50 million acres of cropland, greatly intensifying demands on sustainable agricultural systems.

To help meet these goals, conversion of high biomass sorghum into biofuels shows great .Hydrothermal Carbonization of Biomass f or Energy and Crop Production 25 The specific costs given in T able 5 also make clear that hydrochar cannot compet e with bituminous coal so far.of methane and carbon dioxide evolved from conver-sion of organic compounds with a known empirical formula.

Later, 14C tracers were used to show that ac-etate was indeed cleaved to form methane and carbon dioxide, suggesting that acids were important interme-diates in the conversion process.

C nH aO b (n a/4 b/2)H 2O → (n/2 a/8 b/4)CO 2 (n/2.