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Department of Biological and Ecological Engineering

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Department of Biological and Ecological Engineering


Biological and Ecological Engineering Department mission - New technologies for biologically-based products, alternative fuels sources, technology for the hydrogen economy, biologically-inspired systems for waste recovery and utilization, new approaches for understanding water cycles and improving water use and water quality, and developing better ways towards a sustainable future.

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  • Hassanpour, Elnaz (2017-06-08)
    Photo voltaic solar energy is a clean source of energy with much lower carbon footprint than other sources. However, the vast land requirements of solar energy arrays may make installation impractical when available land ...
  • Hantson, Stijn; Arneth, Almut; Harrison, Sandy P.; Kelley, Douglas I.; Prentice, I. Colin; Rabin, Sam S.; Archibald, Sally; Mouillot, Florent; Arnold, Steve R.; Artaxo, Paulo; Bachelet, Dominique; Ciais, Philippe; Forrest, Matthew; Friedlingstein, Pierre; Hickler, Thomas; Kaplan, Jed O.; Kloster, Silvia; Knorr, Wolfgang; Lasslop, Gitta; Li, Fang; Mangeon, Stephane; Melton, Joe R.; Meyn, Andrea; Sitch, Stephen; Spessa, Allan; van der Werf, Guido R.; Voulgarakis, Apostolos; Yue, Chao (Copernicus Publications, 2016)
    Biomass burning impacts vegetation dynamics, biogeochemical cycling, atmospheric chemistry, and climate, with sometimes deleterious socio-economic impacts. Under future climate projections it is often expected that the r ...
  • Cosh, Michael H.; Ochsner, Tyson E.; McKee, Lynn; Dong, Jingnuo; Basara, Jeffrey B.; Evett, Steven R.; Hatch, Christine E.; Small, Eric E.; Steele-Dunne, Susan C.; Zreda, Marek; Sayde, Chadi (Soil Science Society of America, 2016-04)
    n situ soil moisture monitoring networks are critical to the development of soil moisture remote sensing missions as well as agricultural and environmental management, weather forecasting, and many other endeavors. These ...
  • Hilgersom, Koen; van Emmerik, Tim; Solcerova, Anna; Berghuijs, Wouter; Selker, John; van de Giesen, Nick (Copernicus Publications, 2016)
    Fibre optic distributed temperature sensing (DTS) is widely applied in Earth sciences. Many applications require a spatial resolution higher than that provided by the DTS instrument. Measurements at these higher resoluti ...
  • Benítez‐Buelga, Javier; Rodríguez‐Sinobas, Leonor; Sánchez Calvo, Raul; Gil‐Rodríguez, Maria; Sayde, Chadi; Selker, John S. (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2016-04)
    The heat pulse probe method can be implemented with actively heated fiber optics (AHFO) to obtain distributed measurements of soil water content (θ) by using reported soil thermal responses measured by Distributed Temper ...