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SAFARI 2000 Gas Emissions from Biofuel Use and Production, September 2000

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Data setSAFARI 2000 Gas Emissions from Biofuel Use and Production, September 2000
Release date2004-11-01
ProjectSAFARI 2000 (S2K)
Time Period2000-09-10


Domestic biomass fuels (biofuels) are estimated to be the second largest source of carbon emissions from global biomass burning. Wood and charcoal provide approximately 90% and 10% of domestic energy in tropical Africa, respectively. As part of the Southern Africa Regional Science Initiative (SAFARI 2000), the University of Montana participated in both ground-based and airborne campaigns during the southern African dry season of 2000 to measure trace gas emissions from biofuel production and use and savanna fires, respectively.


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Yokelson, R.J. 2004. SAFARI 2000 Gas Emissions from Biofuel Use and Production, September 2000. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA.
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SAFARI 2000 (S2K): The SAFARI 2000 project was an international science initiative to study the linkages between land and atmosphere processes in the southern African region. In addition, SAFARI 2000 examined the relationship of biogenic, pyrogenic, and anthropogenic emissions and the consequences of their deposition to the functioning of the biogeophysical and biogeochemical systems of southern Africa. This initiative, which was conducted in 1999-2001, was built around a number of ongoing, already-funded activities by NASA, the international community, and African nations in the southern African region.

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDates
charc_fire_emiss_factors.csv 362 B 2000-09-10 - 2000-09-16
charc_fire_emiss_ratios.csv 831 B 2000-09-10 - 2000-09-16
charc_kiln_emiss_factors.csv 578 B 2000-09-10 - 2000-09-16
charc_kiln_emiss_ratios.csv 1.0 KB 2000-09-10 - 2000-09-16
wood_fire_emiss_factors.csv 431 B 2000-09-10 - 2000-09-16
wood_fire_emiss_ratios.csv 1.4 KB 2000-09-10 - 2000-09-16


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