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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Microalgae as a Feedstock for Biofuels [electronic resource] /
Author Gouveia, Luisa.
Publisher Springer Berlin Heidelberg,
Year Published 2011
Call Number QR1-502
ISBN 9783642179976
Subjects Life sciences. ; Cell culture. ; Microbiology. ; Renewable energy sources. ; Biotechnology.
Internet Access
Description Access URL
Collation V, 68p. online resource.
Notes Due to license restrictions, this resource is available to EPA employees and authorized contractors only
Contents Notes Introduction -- Microalgae and biofules production -- Microalgal biomass production -- algal cultivation -- CO2 sequestration -- Microalgal biomass harvesting -- Cell disruption -- Production rates, production and processing costs -- Life cycle analysis -- Modelling approaches -- Algal biorefinery strategy -- Conclusions. This Brief provides a concise review of the potential use of microalgae for biofuel production. The following topics are highlighted: the advantages of microalgae over conventional biofuel-producing crops; technological processes for energy production using microalgae; microalgal biomass production systems, production rates and costs; algae cultivation strategies and main culture parameters; biomass harvesting technologies and cell disruption; CO2 sequestration; life cycle analysis; and algal biorefinery strategies. The conclusions section discusses the contribution of the technologies described to environmental sustainability and future prospects.
Place Published Berlin, Heidelberg
Corporate Au Added Ent SpringerLink (Online service)
Title Ser Add Ent SpringerBriefs in Microbiology
Host Item Entry Springer eBooks
PUB Date Free Form 2011
Series Title Untraced SpringerBriefs in Microbiology
BIB Level m
Medium computer
Content text
Carrier online resource
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
OCLC Time Stamp 20130725204141
Language eng
OCLC Rec Leader 02589nam a22005055i 45