Biomass analyses for four areas in the Tennessee Valley region.
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Biomass analyses for four areas in the Tennessee Valley region. by J. D. Perry

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Published by Division of Land and Economic Resources, Office of Natural Resources and Economic Development, Tennessee Valley Authority in Norris, Tenn .
Written in English


  • Biomass energy -- Tennessee River Region.

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SeriesTechnical note -- B54., Technical note (Tennessee Valley Authority. Office of Natural Resources) -- B54.
ContributionsTennessee Valley Authority. Division of Land and Economic Resources.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 26 p. :
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15327815M

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Get this from a library! Biomass for liquid fuels in the county Tennessee Valley Region.. [Tennessee Valley Authority. Office of Natural Resources.; Tennessee Valley Authority. Office of Agricultural and Chemical Development.;].   All biomass fuels were assumed to be transported by truck. As expected, the availability and costs for each biomass fuel varied among the different plants, indicating that biomass resources varied spatially within different areas of the Tennessee Valley region. However the degree to which the supply varied by plant was more than initially by: The Tennessee Valley Authority was founded to help the hard-hit Tennessee Valley, where it was tasked with improving the quality of life in the region. The s Against the backdrop of World War II, TVA launched one of the largest hydropower construction programs ever undertaken in the United States. The availability of woody biomass in the Southern U.S. was studied by Munsell and Fox (), Eastern U.S. by Brown and Schroeder (), Southeastern U.S. by Young and Ostermeier (), Young et al. (), Galik et al. (), Perdue et al. (), and Huang et al. (), Western U.S. by Skog and Barbour (), Tennessee Valley by Downing.

Biomass Compositional Analysis Laboratory Procedures. NREL develops laboratory analytical procedures (LAPs) for standard biomass analysis. These procedures help scientists and analysts understand more about the chemical composition of raw biomass feedstocks and process intermediates for conversion to biofuels.   Theoretical potential. The theoretical biomass potential is defined as the total annual production of agricultural, forestry and other residues in a region. This potential represents the total quantity of agriculture residues generated in a region, and can be considered as the upper bound of the bioenergy that can be actually derived from cultivated crops in the area. TVA maps are visual depictions of our region’s key assets and advantages. The five Tennessee Valley maps – flight times, interstates, rail lines, drive time, and ports – help tell the story of our region that’s centrally located and in close proximity to some of the nation’s biggest markets, connected via vast transportation networks, and situated in the southern U.S., the world’s. Due to climate change and energy security concerns, bioenergy products and systems are becoming increasingly important, and Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) can provide a better understanding of their carbon efficiency. In this study, we used a cradle-to-grave LCA to analyze the carbon efficiency of a cottonwood-switchgrass agroforest system grown on agriculturally marginal soils on three sites.

Regional economic input and small area economic analysis. [Tennessee Valley Authority. Economic Development and Analysis Branch.;] Print book: National government publication: EnglishView all editions and formats: # Biomass energy--Tennessee River Region.   Tennessee Valley Authority: Information on Nonpower Programs (GAO/RCEDR), March Government Accountability Office (GAO). “Tennessee Valley Authority, Full Consideration of Energy Efficiency and Better Capital Expenditures Planning Are Needed.” Report to the Chairman, Committee on Environment and Public Works, U.S. Senate. Due to the mismatch of county boundary and 5-digit ZCTA (i.e., some 5-digit ZCTAs cross county), each forest biomass county was split into multiple area parts via the 5-digit ZCTA area shape and assigned a unique 5-digit ZCTA overlaying each area part with the land cover image layer, the numbers of pixels in all land cover classes within each area were estimated (Figure 1(c)). Relief shown pictorially. Includes profile of proposed dams. Inset: Smoky Mountain Park Area. 9 x 17 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated in ink: From Investigation of the Tennessee Valley Authority, report of the Investigation Committee, 76th Congress, 1st Session, April 3,