Methane Emissions from Large Dams as Renewable Energy Resources: A Developing Nation Perspective

@article{Lima2007MethaneEF,
  title={Methane Emissions from Large Dams as Renewable Energy Resources: A Developing Nation Perspective},
  author={Ivan B. T. Lima and Fernando Manuel Ramos and Lu{\'i}s Ant{\^o}nio Waack Bambace and Reinaldo R. Rosa},
  journal={Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change},
  year={2007},
  volume={13},
  pages={193-206}
}
  • I. Lima, F. Ramos, R. Rosa
  • Published 2 March 2007
  • Environmental Science
  • Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change
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