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Title: Calculating Uncertainty in Biomass Emissions Model Documentation, CUBE Version 1.0
Publication Number: DOE/NETL-2010/1403
Publication Date: 01/2010
Publication Type: Report/Publication
Contact: Timothy Skone
Program/Technology: Climate Change
Environmental & Water
Combustion
Gasification
Author: Nicholas Burger (RAND)
Aimee E. Curtright (RAND)
David R. Johnson (RAND)
David S. Ortiz (RAND)
Constantine Samaras (RAND)
Henry H. Willis (RAND)
Synopsis:

This report accompanies the Calculating Uncertainty in Biomass Emissions model, version 1.0 (CUBE 1.0), and provides explanation of model content and use. It is intended to complement extensive documentation contained in the model itself. CUBE 1.0, available for download here, determines the life cycle GHG emissions of biomass feedstocks from planting the biomass to delivery to the bioenergy plant gate ("farm-to-gate"). Included are emissions associated with feedstock production, transportation, and processing. The feedstocks in CUBE 1.0 include three dedicated energy crops (corn grain, switchgrass, and mixed prairie biomass) and two biomass residues (forest residue and mill residue). A free Analytica player for viewing and using CUBE 1.0 can be downloaded from Lumina Decision Systems at: http://www.lumina.com/ana/player.htm.

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