Algae biofuels in Texas

dc.contributor.advisorSylvie, Georgeen
dc.contributor.committeeMemberMalcolm Brown Jr., Roberten
dc.creatorSalpekar, Ashwinien
dc.date.accessioned2010-09-13T17:14:55Zen
dc.date.available2010-09-13T17:14:55Zen
dc.date.available2010-09-13T17:15:00Zen
dc.date.issued2009-08en
dc.date.submittedAugust 2009en
dc.date.updated2010-09-13T17:15:00Zen
dc.descriptiontexten
dc.description.abstractTexas – the energy center of the world – is emerging as a pioneer in algae biodiesel research and production. There are a number of reasons for this. Texas is the largest emitter of CO₂ in the country, and efforts are being made to reduce the state's dependence on fossil fuels. Also, algae – robust and promising organisms – need non-arable land, lots of sunlight and brackish/waste water, along with CO₂. Texas has all of these in abundance, plus universities and algae start-ups that are doing crucial Ren
dc.description.departmentJournalism and Media
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdfen
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2152/ETD-UT-2009-08-284en
dc.language.isoengen
dc.subjectAlgaeen
dc.subjectClean energyen
dc.subjectBiofuelsen
dc.subjectTexasen
dc.subjectGreen energyen
dc.subjectAlternative fuelsen
dc.titleAlgae biofuels in Texasen
dc.type.genrethesisen
thesis.degree.departmentJournalismen
thesis.degree.disciplineJournalismen
thesis.degree.grantorThe University of Texas at Austinen
thesis.degree.levelMastersen
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Artsen

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