Impact of short-rotation coppice on water and land resources

  title={Impact of short-rotation coppice on water and land resources},
  author={Jens Hartwich and J. B{\"o}lscher and A. Schulte},
  journal={Water International},
  pages={813 - 825}
  • Jens Hartwich, J. Bölscher, A. Schulte
  • Published 2014
  • Environmental Science
  • Water International
  • The European Union is focusing on increasing renewable energy sources. One of these sources, known as short-rotation coppice (SRC), involves planting wood, as an energy carrier, on agricultural sites. By presenting a literature research, this paper studies the advantages and disadvantages of SRC in relation to its effects on water and land resources. In terms of renewable energy sources, considering these effects in the current process of social reconstruction is essential for sustainable… CONTINUE READING
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