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Overview page. Subjects: Law.

In legal usage in many contexts, the actual (what occurs in fact, and may be proved as a fact) is contrasted with what is deemed or implied by operation of ...

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Estimation of nutrient content of woody plants using allometric relationships: quantifying the difference between concentration values from the literature and actuals

Laurent Augusto, Mark R. Bakker, Christine De Lavaissière, Lionel Jordan-Meille and Etienne Saur.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

October 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 6768 words.

The objective of this study was to evaluate the reliability of allometric methods for assessing biomass and nutrient contents of woody species at the stand scale. Allometric relationships...

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capacity factor

Helen Roby.

in A Supplementary Dictionary of Renewable Energy and Sustainability

P ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability. 74 words.

The actual annual output of a power production plant divided by its maximum possible output, usually expressed as a percentage.

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delivered energy

Helen Roby.

in A Supplementary Dictionary of Renewable Energy and Sustainability

P ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability. 31 words.

The actual amount of energy reaching the consumer after transmission losses between the power station and the consumer in the

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Prediction of tree-size distributions and inventory variables from cumulants of canopy height distributions

Steen Magnussen, Erik Næsset and Terje Gobakken.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

December 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 7668 words.

The method of predicting an unknown target probability distribution via a Gram–Charlier A-series expansion (GCAE) of a user-defined base probability function and cumulants of a known...

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Rooftop photovoltaic (PV) systems: a cost–benefit analysis study of industrial halls

Bruno Lee, Marija Trcka and Jan L.M. Hensen.

in International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies

December 2014; p ublished online March 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy Technology; Environmental Sustainability. 5240 words.

Rooftop photovoltaic (PV) systems can be readily deployed on industrial halls with a relatively large rooftop area. The feed-in tariff above the base price of electricity is offered in many...

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Analysis of energy and exergy efficiencies for hybrid PV/T systems

Anand S. Joshi, Ibrahim Dincer and Bale V. Reddy.

in International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies

March 2011; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy Technology; Environmental Sustainability. 3598 words.

In this paper, we undertake a study to investigate the performance of hybrid photovoltaic thermal air collector systems through energy and exergy efficiencies and improvement potential...

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A multi-integrated renewable energy system in a commercial building in Beijing: lessons learnt from an operating analysis

Yibo Chen, Jiufa Chen, Umberto Berardi and Baojiang Xu.

in International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies

September 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy Technology; Environmental Sustainability. 3621 words.

In this case study, calculations and analyses were performed mainly for a solar-ground source heat pump system using a newly built office–factory building. Calculations for the collector...

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Evaluating fire modelling systems in recent wildfires of the Golestan National Park, Iran

Roghayeh Jahdi, Michele Salis, Ali A. Darvishsefat, Fermin Alcasena, Mir A. Mostafavi, V. Etemad, Olga M. Lozano and Donatella Spano.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

April 2016; p ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 9253 words.

This study analyzed differences between actual and modelled fire predictions for two recent fires that affected the Golestan National Park in northeastern Iran. FARSITE and FlamMap minimum...

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Economic assessment of the benefits of wraparound heat pipes in ventilation processes for hot and humid climates

Hussam Jouhara.

in International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies

March 2009; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy Technology; Environmental Sustainability. 5049 words.

This paper examines the potential for energy and cost savings that may be realized through the incorporation of a wraparound heat pipe heat exchanger into the apparatus of a conventional...

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A prospect to develop thermally robust outline design and to explore its applicability to the different climate necessities of Turkey

Gülsu Ulukavak Harputlugil, Jan Hensen and Gülser Çelebi.

in International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies

March 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy Technology; Environmental Sustainability. 5130 words.

It is widely accepted that decisions taken during the early phases of building design have a large impact on the actual performance during the lifetime of the building. The aim of this...

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