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Download Calculating Uncertainty in Biomass Emissions Model Documentation, CUBE Version 1.0
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Date: 1/20/2014
Type: Report
Status:
NETL Contact: Timothy J. Skone, P.E.
Technology Focus Area(s): Advanced Combustion Systems; Gasification Systems
Analysis Focus Area(s): GHG Mitigation
Author(s): Aimee E. Curtright (RAND); Constantine Samaras (RAND); David R. Johnson (RAND); David S. Ortiz (RAND); Henry H. Willis (RAND); Nicholas Burger (RAND)

Product Description
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 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.