Marine Bioenergy Production



Biomass is the total of organisms (including plants, animals, and microbes) within a given space as converted into a numerical quantity. In South Korean ecology, corresponding terms include “existing organism quantity” and “organism quantity.” In a contemporary environment where people are obliged to use solar energy in addition to chemical fuel and nuclear energy, the word “biomass” has been used in applied science fields beyond its original ecological sense.


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  1. 1.Department of Marine Life Science, College of Ocean Science and TechnologyKorea Maritime and Ocean UniversityBusanSouth Korea

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