April 2016

In this issue of EM, you will find a discussion of some of the issues and concerns related to biomass—organic matter derived from living, or recently living, organisms—which are of interest to both the air and waste communities.

Inside This Month's Issue


Biomass: Issues and Opportunities
by Mingming Lu

Clarifying the Impact of Black Carbon
by Melissa Day, Sherri Hunt, and Bryan Bloomer

The Retrieval of Gas and Carbon from Tobacco Stem
by Chunhao Wang, Ruofei Chen, and Liqing Li

Microwave Applications in Biomass Conversion
by X. Zhao, J. Sun, Z. Song, Y. Mao, W. Wang, and C. Ma

U.S. Colleges Powered by Biomass
by Junsong Zhang, Mingming Lu, Sumana Keener, and Joseph Harrell

Biofuels Production from Biomass Waste
by Maobing Tu

Also In This Issue

EPA Research Highlights: Sensing Air Quality from Space
by Dina Abdulhadi and Ann Brown

IT Insight: Play Ball—What Baseball Teaches Us about the Software User Experience
by Jill Barson Gilbert

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