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a thin paper coated on one side with a dark waxy substance (often containing carbon)

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a copy made with carbon paper

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Parsons Foundation professor and chair in the department of chemical and biomolecular engineering and a recent Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award recipient, to engineer alternate biochemical pathways for carbon fixation into the crop plant, camelina.
The annual carbon fixation amounts in the vegetations of Moso bamboo, Chinese fir, and Masson pine stands were 6.
In their work, students Yi-Ting Yang and Kang-Ming Lu have created three mechanisms of photosynthetic carbon fixation, including tree planting plaque, carbon transaction monument and outdoor performance stage, corresponding to the world concept of energy saving and carbon reduction, allowing pedestrians to experience the past, present and future of the century-old forestry and motivating citizens to join the team of environmental protection.
Great benefits would be expected from remote sensing techniques that quantify the photosynthetic carbon fixation dynamics of the vegetation as a reference measurement of forest health.
This paper reviews carbon storage in the vegetation, soil, and litter in bamboo forest systems and compares carbon fixation ability in bamboo forest ecosystems with those of other tree species in subtropical China.
The HDS biological carbon fixation process allows us to deliver CO2 to the point of biological growth in a manageable condition, making it available to growing algae only as its needed, on demand, increasing the rate of CO2 utilization.
While HDS International is commonly known as an industrial, ocean-based algae biomass production company, our unique carbon fixation technologies provide us with an incremental market opportunity inaccessible to many of our competitors," said Tassos D.
Unlike all other known free-living cyanobacteria, this species lacks the genes needed for carbon fixation and photosynthesis, the light energy-dependent process which converts carbon dioxide and water into sugars, and whose byproduct is oxygen.
Previous results showed the amount of carbon fixation in bamboo forest was 2~4 times of those in Chinese fir, tropical montane rainforest and masson pine forests (Zhou et al.
While this process represents a dramatic response to sea-level rise and carbon fixation, it has also been shown to contribute to the world's food supply in regions where drought has taken a devastating toll.
The Head of Technology in Rio Tinto, John O'Reilly, said, "Rio Tinto welcomes the opportunity to continue to work with Codexis on this carbon fixation project which has the potential to be of significant environmental benefit".
It is estimated that throughout the season this may account for 50-75% of the dark carbon fixation in I.
ISG's proprietary carbon fixation technology is used to pre-treat fly ash at electric power plants where ash is created by burning coal.