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A 50 MW very large-scale photovoltaic power plant for Al-Kufra, Libya: energetic, economic and environmental impact analysis

Y. Aldali, D. Henderson and T. Muneer.

in International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies

December 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy Technology; Environmental Sustainability. 7256 words.

Libya has a growing demand for electricity and presently generates almost all of its electrical energy using fossil-fuelled generation plant. An opportunity exists to use the naturally high...

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Aboriginal people and forestry companies in Canada: possibilities and pitfalls of an informal ‘social licence’ in a contested environment

Stephen Wyatt.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 10056 words.

Industrial forestry in Canada commonly occurs on the traditional territory of Aboriginal people, and forestry companies often take actions to gain acceptance and approval of communities....

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Aboveground and belowground biomass and carbon pools in highland temperate forest landscape in Central Mexico

Alma Mendoza-Ponce and Leopoldo Galicia.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

December 2010; p ublished online October 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 6589 words.

Temperate forests play a significant role in the global carbon cycle. However, deforestation, land use changes and differences in successional and species composition cause a spatial...

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absorber plate

Helen Roby.

in A Supplementary Dictionary of Renewable Energy and Sustainability

P ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability. 56 words.

A plate designed to transform light energy into heat energy within a solar collector. Absorber plates are black to improve

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absorptivity

Helen Roby.

in A Supplementary Dictionary of Renewable Energy and Sustainability

P ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability. 43 words.

The fraction of radiation absorbed by a surface. Very black surfaces used in solar collectors have a high absorptivity, reflecting

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Abstracted models for assessing reforestation stocking in spruce–aspen mixedwoods

Craig Farnden.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

December 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 5258 words.

Individual tree growth models are often constructed with much more complexity than is required for many of the tasks to which they might be applied. In many cases, they also have detailed...

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Accuracy and precision of two laser dendrometers

J. P. SKOVSGAARD, V. K. JOHANNSEN and J. K. VANCLAY.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 0 words.

Two commercial laser dendrometers were tested under controlled and field conditions, and contrasted with alternative instruments. Testing focused on height measurement, but also considered...

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Achieving low carbon buildings using Code for Sustainable Homes in the UK

Rajat Gupta and Smita Chandiwala.

in International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies

September 2009; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy Technology; Environmental Sustainability. 6349 words.

This paper describes the methodological approach for development, application and analysis of findings from an interactive user-friendly Sustainability Appraisal Toolkit (SAT) developed to...

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Activated carbon fiber composites for ammonia, methane and hydrogen adsorption

L. L. Vasiliev, L. E. Kanonchik, A. G. Kulakov, D. A. Mishkinis, A. M. Safonova and N. K. Luneva.

in International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies

April 2006; p ublished online April 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy Technology; Environmental Sustainability. 0 words.

Complex compound material (activated carbon fiber, saturated with salts, or metal hydrides) was developed as an efficient gas (ammonia, methane, hydrogen) adsorbent for new gas storage and...

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active solar space heating

Helen Roby.

in A Supplementary Dictionary of Renewable Energy and Sustainability

P ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability. 118 words.

The use of solar collectors, usually on a roof, to heat water used in a domestic hot-water and space-heating system.

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