SpringerBriefs in Microbiology

Microalgae as a Feedstock for Biofuels

Authors: Gouveia, Luisa

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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.

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  • Microalgae as a Feedstock for Biofuels

    Gouveia, Luisa

    Pages 1-69

Buy this book

eBook $34.99
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  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Microalgae as a Feedstock for Biofuels
Authors
Series Title
SpringerBriefs in Microbiology
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Luisa Gouveia
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-17997-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-17997-6
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-17996-9
Series ISSN
2191-5385
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
V, 68
Number of Illustrations and Tables
1 b/w illustrations, 18 illustrations in colour
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