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Hydrogen production from salt water by Marine blue green algae and solar radiation
Author and Affiliation:
Mitsui, A.(Miami Univ., FL, United States)
Rosner, D.(Miami Univ., FL, United States)
Kumazawa, S.(Miami Univ., FL, United States)
Barciela, S.(Miami Univ., FL, United States)
Phlips, E.(Miami, University, FL, United States)
et al.
Abstract: Two marine bluegreen algae, Oscillatoria sp. Miami BG 7 and Synechococcus sp Miami 041511 have been selected as the result of over 10 years continuous and intensive effort of isolation, growth examination, and the screening of hydrogen photoproduction capability in this laboratory. Both strains photoproduced hydrogen for several days at high rates and a quantity of hydrogen was accumulated in a closed vessel. Overall hydrogen donor substance of the hydrogen photoproduction was found to be salt water. Using strain Miami BG 7, a two step method of hydrogen photoproduction from salt water was successfully developed and this was recycled several times over a one month period using both free cells and immobilized cells in both indoor and outdoor under natural sunlight. According to these experiments, a prototype floating hydrogen production system was designed for further development of the biosolar hydrogen production system.
Publication Date: Jan 01, 1985
Document ID:
19860050247
(Acquired Nov 28, 1995)
Accession Number: 86A34985
Subject Category: LIFE SCIENCES (GENERAL)
Document Type: Conference Paper
Publication Information: (SEE A86-34951)
Publisher Information: United States
Contract/Grant/Task Num: NSF CPE-80-15142; NSF CPE-83-12092; NAS10-10531
Financial Sponsor: NASA; United States
Organization Source: Miami Univ.; FL, United States
Description: 8p; In English
Distribution Limits: Unclassified; Publicly available; Unlimited
Rights: Copyright
NASA Terms: BLUE GREEN ALGAE; HYDROGEN PRODUCTION; SEA WATER; SOLAR RADIATION; PHOTOPRODUCTION; RECYCLING
Imprint And Other Notes: IN: Space and society - Progress and promise; Proceedings of the Twenty-second Space Congress, Cocoa Beach, FL, April 23-26, 1985 (A86-34951 15-12). Cape Canaveral, FL, Canaveral Council of Technical Societies, 1985, p. 11-7 to 11-14.
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