Using Energy Crops for Biofuels or Food: The Choice (Green Energy and Technology) (Hardcover)

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Provides a detailed SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats) analysis on the use of crops for food or biofuels

Analyses how energy crops may help solve humankind's environmental changes

Summarises the economic and practical changes involved in cultivating and utilizing energy crops

About the Author


Mrs Annoula Paschalidou graduated from the School of Geotechnical Sciences, Department of Agriculture at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (1979-1984). She studied Landscape Architecture at the School of Agricultural Technology, Kavala Institute of Technology (2006-2011) and holds a Master's degree (M.Sc.) in Environmental Design of Cities and Buildings, School of Science and Technology from the Hellenic Open University, Greece (2009-2013). Since 2013 she has been a Ph.D. candidate at the Department of Forestry and Management of the Environment and Natural Resources, Democritus University of Thrace. She worked as a high school teacher for twenty years (1991-2011) and today she is the Chief of Educational Issues at the Secondary Education Directorate of Drama (Greek Ministry of Education, Research and Religions). Amongst other things, she is a founding member and a vice president of the Scientific and Cultural Αssociation "eκπ@ιδευτικός κύκλος". She has also headed the editorial committee of the free scientific and educational magazine "Educational Circle" since its foundation (2013).Dr. Michael Tsatiris is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Forestry and Management of the Environment and Natural Resources at the Democritus University of Thrace, Greece. His specialization is in biomass and bioenergy. He received his Diploma and Master of Science degrees from the International Center for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM, Paris) and his Doctorate from the Department of Forestry and Natural Environment of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.Dr. Kyriaki Kitikidou serves as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Forestry and Management of the Environment and Natural Resources at the Democritus University of Thrace, Greece. She has many years of research and teaching experience in Forest Biometry. Her major research areas are Forest Biometry and Biostatistics. Over the years, she has applied varied approaches to teaching and conducting research with undergraduate and postgraduate students through creating and presenting course materials in both open-field environments and classroom settings. At the same time, she has authored many publications in peer-reviewed journals and conferences.
Product Details
ISBN: 9783319639420
ISBN-10: 3319639420
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: May 24th, 2018
Pages: 105
Language: English
Series: Green Energy and Technology