BioCORN 2011

What Biofuel Crops emission of Ozone pRecursors iNtensive (BioCORN)

When Intensive I: 14 - 28 July, Intensive II: 15 - 31 August 2011

Where Ft. Collins, CO

How Various ground-based instruments.

Who Investigators in this project include researchers from NOAA ESRL Chemical Sciences Division and the University of Colorado.



corn field

Science Questions:

What are the dominant VOCs from biofuel crops: corn, poplars, switchgrass, and Miscanthus?
What are the likely oxidation products?
What is the total aerosol and ozone forming potential?
What biofuel plant species and/or cultivars have the lowest VOC/SVOC emissions?

Read more Science and Background details.