Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Greenhouse Gases

Emission, Measurement and Management

Edited by Guoxiang Liu

University of North Dakota, United States of America

Understanding greenhouse gas sources, emissions, measurements, and management is essential for capture, utilization, reduction, and storage of greenhouse gas, which plays a crucial role in issues such as global warming and climate change. Taking advantage of the authors' experience in greenhouse gases, this book discusses an overview of recently developed techniques, methods, and strategies: - A comprehensive source investigation of greenhouse gases that are emitted from hydrocarbon reservoirs, vehicle transportation, agricultural landscapes, farms, non-cattle confined buildings, and so on. - Recently developed detection and measurement techniques and methods such as photoacoustic spectroscopy, landfill-based carbon dioxide and methane measurement, and miniaturized mass spectrometer.

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Greenhouse GasesEmission, Measurement and ManagementEdited by Guoxiang Liu

Published: March 14th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1797

ISBN: 978-953-51-0323-3

Copyright year: 2012

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45897 Total Chapter Downloads

18 Crossref Citations

50 Web of Science Citations

62 Dimensions Citations

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1. Emissions of Nitrous Oxide (N2O) and Di-Nitrogen (N2) from the Agricultural Landscapes, Sources, Sinks, and Factors Affecting N2O and N2 Ratios

By M. Zaman, M.L. Nguyen, M. Šimek, S. Nawaz, M.J. Khan, M.N. Babar and S. Zaman

2910

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2. The Blend Ethanol/Gasoline and Emission of Gases

By Antonio Carlos Santos

3408

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3. Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Hydroelectric Reservoirs: What Knowledge Do We Have and What is Lacking?

By Raquel Mendonça, Nathan Barros, Luciana O. Vidal, Felipe Pacheco, Sarian Kosten and Fábio Roland

3758

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4. GHG Emissions Reduction Via Energy Efficiency Optimization

By Faisal F. Al Musa, Ali H. Qahtani, Mana M. Owaidh, Meshabab S. Qahtani and Mahmoud Bahy Noureldin

2064

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5. Greenhouse Gas Emissions Non-Cattle Confinement Buildings: Monitoring, Emission Factors and Mitigation

By S. Godbout, F. Pelletier, J.P. Larouche, M. Belzile, J.J.R. Feddes, S. Fournel, S.P. Lemay and J.H. Palacios

1599

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6. The Effect of Organic Farms on Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions

By Risa Kumazawa

1391

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7. Exploitation of Unconventional Fossil Fuels: Enhanced Greenhouse Gas Emissions

By Judith Patterson

1844

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8. The Role of US Households in Global Carbon Emissions

By Md Rumi Shammin

1693

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9. The Uncertainty Estimation and Use of Measurement Units in National Inventories of Anthropogenic Emission of Greenhouse Gas

By Oleh Velychko and Tetyana Gordiyenko

1747

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10. Detection of Greenhouse Gases Using the Photoacoustic Spectroscopy

By Marcelo Sthel, Marcelo Gomes, Guilherme Lima, Mila Vieira, Juliana Rocha, Delson Schramm, Maria Priscila Castro, Andras Miklos, Helion Vargas

2508

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11. Miniaturized Mass Spectrometer in Analysis of Greenhouse Gases: The Performance and Possibilities

By Shuichi Shimma and Michisato Toyoda

2593

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12. CO2 and CH4 Flux Measurements from Landfills - A Case Study: Gualeguaychú Municipal Landfill, Entre Ríos Province, Argentina

By Romina Sanci and Héctor O. Panarello

2888

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13. Greenhouse Effect

By Andrew A. Lacis

3106

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14. Regional-Scale Assessment of the Climatic Role of Forests Under Future Climate Conditions

By Borbála Gálos and Daniela Jacob

1162

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15. Climate Change in the Upper Atmosphere

By Ingrid Cnossen

2033

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16. Projecting Changes in Extreme Precipitation in the Midwestern United States Using North American Regional Climate Change Assessment Program (NARCCAP) Regional Climate Models

By Shuang-Ye Wu

1459

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17. Future Changes in the Quasi-Biennial Oscillation Under a Greenhouse Gas Increase and Ozone Recovery in Transient Simulations by a Chemistry-Climate Model

By Kiyotaka Shibata and Makoto Deushi

1298

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18. Regional Pattern of Trends in Long-Term Precipitation and Stream Flow Observations: Singularities in a Changing Climate in Mexico

By Luis Brito Castillo

1894

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19. The Environmental and Population Health Benefits of Active Transport: A Review

By Richard Larouche

1624

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20. Arctic Sea Ice Decline

By Julienne C. Stroeve and Walter Meier

1479

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21. Post-Combustion CO2 Capture with Monoethanolamine in a Combined-Cycle Power Plant: Exergetic, Economic and Environmental Assessment

By Fontina Petrakopoulou, George Tsatsaronis, Alicia Boyano and Tatiana Morosuk

2184

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22. The Greenhouse Stakes of Globalization

By Sébastien Dente and Troy Hawkins

1255

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