UNITS

UNIT 3.1

Introduction

Background and Guiding Questions

Anticipated Impacts of Bioenergy Crop Production on Water Resources

The Water Cycle

Introduction to Ecological Intensification

Introduction to Water Use in Ethanol Production

Conclusions

UNIT 3.2

Watershed Level Impacts

Background and Guiding Questions

Watershed Impacts from Bioenergy

Biofuel Development Impacts on Water Quality

Landscape Conversion to Bioenergy Crops

Ecological Intensification

Conclusions

UNIT 3.3

Water Use in Bioenergy Production

Background and Guiding Questions

Water Use in Ethanol Production

Crop Growth Water Use in Ethanol Production

Conclusions

UNIT 3.4

Policy Options & Implications

Background and Guiding Questions

Agriculture-based Biofuels Policy

Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP)

Conclusions