2010 Biochar Symposium

On September 1, 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
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Impacts of Biochar Additions on Soil Microbial Processes and Nitrogen Cycling

  • Presented by: Kurt Spokas - United States Department of Agriculture
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Physicochemical and Absorptive Properties of Fast Pyrolysis Biochars and their Steam-Activated Counterparts

  • Presented by: Akwasi Boateng - United States Department of Agriculture
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Biochar from Hydrothermal Carbonization of Microalgae and Distiller's Grains

  • Presented by: Steve Heilmann - University of Minnesota
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Biochar Production and Feedstock Effects

  • Presented by: Paul Wever - Chip Energy, Inc.
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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
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