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Waste to Wisdom Webinar: Production of Quality Feedstock from Forest Residues for Emerging Biomass Conversion Technologies

Monday, November 2, 2015 at 12:00 pm EST

Presenters: Han-Sup Han: Professor, Department of Forestry and Wildland Resources, Humboldt State University; and Waste to Wisdom Project Investigator; Jim Dooley: Chief Technology Officer, Forest Concepts, LLC; Joel Bisson: Waste to Wisdom Project Coordinator, Graduate...

Long-term soil productivity and sustainability of forest harvest residue harvesting

Friday, October 30, 2015 at 1:00 pm EDT

Presenters: Jeff Hatten, Assistant Professor, Oregon State University; Scott Holub, Silviculture Research Scientist, Weyerhaeuser NR Company Hosted by: Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (NARA) Forest harvesting intrinsically removes organic matter and associated ...

Converting hybrid poplar to biofuels: feedstock properties and conversion techniques

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at 2:30 pm EDT

Presenters: Rick Gustafson, Renata Bura, and Fernando Resende, University of WashingtonHosted by: Advanced Hardwood Biofuels Northwest (AHB)Woody biomass can be converted into a variety of biofuels and biochemical. Researchers at the University of Washington are fine-tuning ...

‘Woods-to-Wake’ Life Cycle Assessment of Residual Woody Biomass Based Jet-Fuel

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at 2:30 pm EDT

Presenters: Indroneil Ganguly, Assistant Professor, Research, University of WashingtonHosted by: Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (NARA)The residual woody biomass (a.k.a. harvest slash) produced during forest harvest operations in the Pacific Northwest, is generally ...

Characterization of forest residuals for bio-jet fuel production

Monday, October 19, 2015 at 12:00 pm EDT

Presenter: Gevan Marrs, Feedstock Sourcing, NARAHosted by: Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (NARA)Softwood feedstock samples collected throughout the Pacific Northwest have been characterized for carbohydrate, lignin, and extractives content. Some of the samples have...

Decision support for forest harvest residue collection

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 5:00 pm EDT

Presenters: John Sessions, University Distinguished Professor; Rene Zamora-Cristales, Post Doctorate, Oregon State UniversityHosted by: Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (NARA) Forest harvest residues are often available at roadside landings as a byproduct of the log...

Estimating forest residue for biomass production

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 4:00 pm EDT

Presenter: Kevin Boston, Associate Professor, Oregon State UniversityHosted by: Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (NARA) The webinar will begin by describing the biomass supply chain and the issues with its management. This will lead to motivation of why measurement...

Waste to Wisdom Webinar: Biochar Production using Forest Residuals

Thursday, October 1, 2015 at 12:00 pm EDT

Presenters: Arne Jacobson: Ph.D., Professor, Environmental Resource Engineering, Humboldt State University, and Director, Schatz Energy Research Center; David Carter: P.E., Senior Research Engineer, Schatz Energy Research Center; Mark Severy: Research Engineer, Schatz Energy...

Advanced Hardwood Biofuels Northwest: Biochemicals the First Steps Toward Commercialization

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Patricia Townsend, Nora Haider, Marina Heppenstall

November 12, 2014 | 10am PST To attend, please register at http://breeze.wsu.edu/e1qqoskzih1/event/registration.html Biochemicals, produced during the conversion pathway to biofuels, offer more immediate market opportunities for emerging biofuel industries in the...

Biofuels Policies: Why a Clean Fuels Standard and Other Government Policies Are Important to Bringing the Advanced Biofuels Industry to Scale in the Northwest

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Patricia Townsend, Nora Haider, Marina Heppenstall

National Bioenergy DayWednesday, October 22, 2014 | 10am PST To attend register at http://breeze.wsu.edu/e23i2yqmosz/event/registration.html The biofuel and biochemical industries face stiff competition with the petroleum industry, making them very sensitive to...

Pennsylvania’s Wood Energy Initiative

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Michael Jacobson

Presenter: Michael Palko, Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources This session presents the mission and purpose of Pennsylvania’s Wood Energy Initiative which is to establish decentralized, small thermal, and sustainable wood-fueled energy systems for...

Bioenergy Education: A Comprehensive Framework

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 7:00 pm EDT - Presented by Shiba Kar, Patricia Townsend, Nora Haider

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 | 4pm PDT To attend register at http://breeze.wsu.edu/e27r7oksmvg/event/registration.html. Success in achieving the nation’s bioenergy goals depends on the human capital needed to drive innovation, commercialization, and operation of next...

Modeling Short Rotation Hybrid Poplar Plant Growth and Yield in Pacific Northwest

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Patricia Townsend, Shiba Kar, Nora Haider

Modeling Short Rotation Hybrid Poplar Plant Growth and Yield in Pacific Northwest Hybrid poplar is one of the potential sustainable sources of bioenergy that could play a key role in sustainably meeting the long term energy needs in Pacific Northwest. A viable...

Poplar for Biofuels: Endophytes to Increase Sustainability and Disease Resistance

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Patricia Townsend, Shiba Kar, Nora Haider

Advanced Hardwood Biofuels Northwest presents research with endophytes that is designed to improve the sustainability of poplar-based biofuel and bioproduct production. Endophytes are beneficial microorganisms that live fully within plants without causing disease. ...

Status and Potential Future of Biomass Harvesting Guidelines

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Michael Jacobson

Speaker: Zander Evans, The Forest GuildHost: Mike Jacobson, Penn State, NEWBio Dr. Evans will present a comprehensive review of existing biomass harvesting guidelines from Maine to South Carolina, to demonstrate commonalities across regions and some important...