Richard Melson

April 2006

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Ethanol Production Using Corn, Switchgrass, and Wood;

Biodiesel Production Using Soybean and Sunflower,

David Pimentel and Tad W. Patzek,

Natural Resources Research, Vol. 14, No. 1, March 2005

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Thermodynamics of the corn-ethanol biofuel cycle,

Tad W. Patzek, Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences 23(6), 519-567, 2004

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UC scientist says ethanol uses more energy than it makes A lot of fossil fuels go into producing the gas substitute -

Elizabeth Svoboda, Special to The Chronicle Monday, June 27, 2005, Page A-4

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Proceedings of the Energy Analysis Workshop on Methodology and Conventions,

25-30 August 1974, International Federation of Institutes for Advanced Study,

The Nobel House, Stockholm, Sweden

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Proceedings of the Workshop on Energy Analysis and Economics,

22-27 June 1975, International Federation of Institutes for Advanced Study,

Lidingö, Sweden

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Sheehan, J., Camobreco, V., Duffield, J., Graboski, M., and Shapouri, H. 1998,

Life Cycle Inventory of Biodiesel and Petroleum Diesel for Use in an Urban Bus,

Final Report NREL/SR-580-24089, National Renewable Energy Laboratory,

Golden, Colorado 80401

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