BIOEN Workshop on the impact of land use change and biofuel crops on soils and the environment (June 16, 2009)

The BIOEN Workshop on the impact of land use change and biofuel crops on soils and the environment will be presented at FAPESP auditorium, on June 16th, 2009.

Program

9h - Welcome coffee

9h30 - Opening ceremony

10h - Prospects of the sugarcane bioenergy sector (Marcos Jank, Unica, São Paulo, Brazil)

10h20 - Ecology and sustainability of biofuels (Evan H. Delucia, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, EUA)

11h10 - Emission and mitigation of greenhouse gases in the production and use of ethanol from sugarcane (Isaias de Carvalho Macedo, Nipe-Unicamp, Campinas, Brazil)

12h - Discussion

12h30 - Lunch

14h - Contributions of land use change to the greenhouse gas budget of biofuels (Kristina J. Anderson-Teixeira, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, EUA)

14h40 - Stock of carbon and greenhouse gases production associated with sugarcane cultivation in Brazil (Carlos C. Cerri, CENA/USP, Piracicaba, Brazil)

15h20 - Variations in carbon stock and greenhouse gases emission in tropical and subtropical soils of Brazil (Segundo Urquiaga, Embrapa Agrobiologia, Seropédica, Brazil)

16h - Discussion

16h30 - Conclusions and research needs. (Speakers and invited debaters: J.E. Corá and C.E.P. Cerri)
 

FAPESP: R. Pio XI, 1500 - Alto da Lapa

Information: (11) 3838-4216 / 4006

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