Biofuel Crops emission of Ozone pRecursors iNtensive (BioCORN)
Intensive I: July 14-July 28, Intensive II: August 15-August 31, 2011
Ft. Collins, CO
Various ground-based instruments.
Investigators in this project include researchers from NOAA ESRL Chemical Sciences Division and the University of Colorado.
What are the dominant VOCs from biofuel crops: corn, poplars, switchgrass, and Miscanthus?
What are the likely oxidation products?
What is the total aerosol and ozone forming potential?
What biofuel plant species and/or cultivars have the lowest VOC/SVOC emissions?
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