Energy from biomass proceedings of the workshop on biomass pilot projects on methanol production and algae, held in Brussels, 22 October 1981 ; edited by W. Palz and G. Grassi.

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Published by D. Reidel Pub. Co. for the Commission of the European Communities, Sold and distributed in the U.S.A. and Canada by Kluwer Boston in Dordrecht, Holland, Boston, Hingham, MA .

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  • Methanol as fuel -- Congresses.

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Includes bibliographical references.

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SeriesSolar energy R & D in the European Community., v. 2
ContributionsPalz, W. 1937-, Grassi, G., 1929-, Commission of the European Communities.
LC ClassificationsTP360 .E534 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 183 p. :
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4273680M
ISBN 109027713707
LC Control Number81019977

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