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2010 Biochar Symposium

On September 1st, 2010, ISTC hosted the 2010 Biochar Symposium that featured presentations on biochar production, properties, and use in agricultural environments. Slides and presentations are in order of presentation below.

Biochar Characterization and Engineering

Presented by: Catie Brewer - Iowa State University / View Slides

Impacts of Biochar Additions on Soil Microbial Processes and Nitrogen Cycling

Presented by: Kurt Spokas - USDA / View Slides

Physicochemical and Absorptive Properties of Fast Pyrolysis Biochars and their Steam-Activated Counterparts

Presented by: Akwasi Boateng - USDA / View Slides

Biochar from Hydrothermal Carbonization of Microalgae and Distiller's Grains

Presented by: Steve Heilmann - University of Minnesota / View Slides

Biochar Production and Feedstock Effects

Presented by: Paul Wever - Chip Energy, Inc. / View Slides

Biomass to Biochar and Fast Pyrolysis Oil Fractions

Presented by: Cody Ellens - Avello Bioenergy, Inc.

Current and Future Biochar Research at ISTC

Presented by: Wei Zheng - ISTC, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign / View Slides

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