*  Woody Biomass Utilization News and Events
... assists communities and businesses for biomass removal and market development, and develops and deploys the science and ... The Forest Service manages and utilizes biomass on national forests, ... technology to better manage and utilize biomass resources. ... Woody Biomass Utilization *Home. *What is Woody Biomass ... Woody Biomass Utilization (PDF, 1.9 MB) - presentation by Marcia Patton-Mallory, PhD, Biomass and Bioenergy Coordinator, U. S. ...
  https://www.fs.fed.us/woodybiomass/events/index.shtml
*  Conference examines woody biomass production, challenges - Purdue University
An "Impact of Woody Biomass Harvesting on Wildlife Management" track will address ecological sustainability biomass harvesting ... coarse woody debris in managed and unmanaged forests, public perceptions of woody biomass harvesting and the Southeast-Purdue ... "Biodiversity Impacts of Biomass Harvesting" and "Poplar Plantations as Woody Biomass - Indiana Experience." A buffet lunch is ... Woody Biomass in Indiana takes place Sept. 26-27 at Clifty Falls State Park in Madison. The registration deadline is Sept. 21 ...
  http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2012/Q3/conference-examines-woody-biomass-production,-challenges.html
*  Delignification of non-woody biomass - Xylan, Inc.
... to break down complex biomass materials. The process is useful in forming a highly abs ... A non-woody biomass is delignified through extrusion technology, utilizing hydrogen peroxide and an alkali agent, ... By the term non-woody lignocellulosic substrate or biomass, it is meant that the present invention can treat any non-woody ... The dietary food fiber may be produced from any of a number of non-woody biomass sources by use of an extruder, by injecting ...
  http://www.freepatentsonline.com/5023097.html
*  The woody biomass resource of Alabama (Book, 1986) [WorldCat.org]
The woody biomass resource of Alabama. [James F Rosson; Charles E Thomas; Southern Forest Experiment Station (New Orleans, La ... The woody biomass resource of Alabama. Author:. James F Rosson; Charles E Thomas; Southern Forest Experiment Station (New ... The woody biomass resource of Alabama/James F Rosson; Charles E Thomas; Southern Forest Experiment Station (New Orleans, La.); ... Woody biomass resource of Alabama.. New Orleans, La. : Southern Forest Experiment Station, 1986. (OCoLC)626185471. ...
  http://www.worldcat.org/title/woody-biomass-resource-of-alabama/oclc/16403555
*  Transportation Fuels From Woody Biomass Promising Way to Reduce Emissions
The special Forest Products Journal issue does just that for energy produced in various ways from woody biomass. For instance, ... Transportation Fuels From Woody Biomass Promising Way to Reduce Emissions 03.06.2013 ... Two processes that turn woody biomass into transportation fuels have the potential to exceed current Environmental Protection ... The processes reviewed have the added advantage of using woody debris not only as a component of fuels but to produce energy ...
  https://www.innovations-report.com/html/reports/energy-engineering/transportation-fuels-woody-biomass-promising-reduce-214919.html
*  Woody Biomass Energy Research Symposium for the Northern Forest : University of Vermont
The Woody Biomass Energy Research Symposium for the Northern Forest brought together researchers, community members, policy- ... Given rising fuel costs and concerns about climate change, woody biomass holds significant promise for the Northern Forest. ... Researchers are exploring many environmental, economic and social questions regarding woody biomass energy in our region. At ... Woody Biomass Energy Research Symposium for the Northern Forest. ... Woody Biomass Energy Research Symposium for the Northern Forest ...
  http://www.uvm.edu/~cfcm/symposium/
*  Conference panel: Southeast woody biomass opportunities | Biomassmagazine.com
At the Southeast Biomass Conference & Trade Show hear experienced industry professionals discuss how the wood energy industry ... Connecticut to phase down value of biomass, landfill gas RECs. Siemens selected as technology partner for biomass power plants ... "Biomass harvested from the Southeast's vast forest resources is nothing new," he said. "In the '80s, I managed the harvesting ... At the Southeast Biomass Conference & Trade Show, which is being held Nov. 2-4 in Atlanta, hear experienced industry ...
  http://biomassmagazine.com/articles/5037/conference-panel-southeast-woody-biomass-opportunities
*  DNR RFP PT WOODY BIOMASS THERMAL ENRGY ASSESSMENTS | BidNet
DNR RFP PT WOODY BIOMASS THERMAL ENRGY ASSESSMENTS , Government contracts, government bids, government rfps ... DNR RFP PT WOODY BIOMASS THERMAL ENRGY ASSESSMENTS Find Open Contracts in related Industries Architecture and Engineering ... Specifications include, but are not limited to:WOODY BIOMASS THERMAL ENERGY ASSESSMENTS ...
  http://www.bidnet.com/closed-government-contracts/dnr-rfp-pt-woody-biomass-thermal-enrgy-assessments?itemId=381461109
*  University of Illinois study identifies top woody biomass for short-rotation : Biofuels Digest
University of Illinois study identifies top woody biomass for short-rotation. December 26, 2013 , Meghan Sapp ... study from the Energy Biosciences Institute at the University of Illinois looked at 21 species of short-rotation woody biomass ... silver maple and sycamore proved to be the best short-rotation biomass crops for cellulosic ethanol for the region. ...
  http://www.biofuelsdigest.com/bdigest/2013/12/26/university-of-illinois-study-identifies-top-woody-biomass-for-short-rotation/
*  Mass. publishes final RPS woody biomass regulations | Biomassmagazine.com
Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources has published its final regulation pertaining to the eligibility of woody biomass ... Require all woody biomass units to achieve a 50 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions over 20 years as compared to a ... Based on Manomet's findings, a draft of the woody biomass RPS regulation was filed in May 2011 and was the subject of two ... Define eligible woody biomass fuels, including classifications as either residues or thinned trees, while ensuring sustainable ...
  http://biomassmagazine.com/articles/7957/mass-publishes-final-rps-woody-biomass-regulations
*  Bio-oil yield potential of some tropical woody biomass
Six tropical woody biomass samples obtained within Nsukka urban and prepared at the National Centre for Energy Research and ... The geographical spread of biomass vis-à-vis natural gas, oil and coal is a support for encouraging the use of biomass for ... As the electric motor drives the shaft, the bio-mass is smeared on the hot barrel wall which decomposes the biomass. Since the ... obtained in the bio-oil of other woody biomass samples such as presented by (Dinesh et al., 2006; Adisak et al., 2007; Uzun et ...
  http://www.scielo.org.za/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S1021-447X2015000200004&lng=es&nrm=iso&tlng=en
*  Layer formation on quartz particles during fluidized bed combustion/gasification of woody biomass
... He, Hanbing Luleå University ... Layer Formation on Quartz Particles during Fluidized Bed Combustion and Gasification of Woody Biomass Examinator: Professor ... Interaction between biomass ash and the quartz particles leads to formation of sticky potassium-rich silicate layers. ... management of inorganic streams and controlling of temperature levels are therefore essential in operating with woody biomass ...
  http://www.diva-portal.org/smash/record.jsf?pid=diva2:999044
*  Research aims to introduce drought tolerance into woody biomass | Biomassmagazine.com
Putting the water-use-efficient and turbo-charged photosynthesis from plants such as agave into woody biomass plants such as ... Putting the water-use-efficient and turbo-charged photosynthesis from plants such as agave into woody biomass plants such as ... Research aims to introduce drought tolerance into woody biomass By University of Nevada, Reno , September 14, 2012 ... "If successful, our research could lead to poplar that requires up to 80 percent less water for biomass production and ...
  http://biomassmagazine.com/articles/8076/research-aims-to-introduce-drought-tolerance-into-woody-biomass
*  Massachusetts Agency's Views on Woody-Biomass Energy Raises Concern - Forest Landowners Association
Massachusetts Agency's Views on Woody-Biomass Energy Raises Concern. June 23, 2010 ... recent efforts to study the climate change and forest sustainability impacts of the budding woody biomass energy industry in ... It also opined that the emergence of a vibrant biomass energy market might result in the state's forests being harvested at ... of the goals they set for this study and of their recognition of the long-term carbon neutrality attributes of biomass. However ...
  http://www.forestlandowners.com/?124
*  Team helps businesses see benefits of using woody biomass system | Biomassmagazine.com
... cost-effective energy source by establishing a Woody Biomass Technical Assistance Team. ... Forest Service Wood Education and Resource Center is leading the way in rediscovering that woody biomass is an efficient, ... Using woody biomass can significantly reduce a facility's carbon footprint. Using a sustainable fuel like woody biomass also ... WERC established a Woody Biomass Technical Assistance Team to help facility owners and managers who are considering using woody ...
  http://biomassmagazine.com/articles/5639/team-helps-businesses-see-benefits-of-using-woody-biomass-system
*  Time-Dependent Crack Layer Formation in Quartz Bed Particles during Fluidized Bed Combustion of Woody Biomass
... He, Hanbing ... The crack layer formation in quartz bed particles in fluidized bed combustion of woody biomass was therefore investigated by ... Bed agglomeration during combustion and gasification of woody biomass fuels in quartz beds has been frequently studied, and ... weekly complete exchange of the bed is therefore recommended to avoid problematic deposits in combustion of woody-type biomass ...
  http://www.diva-portal.org/smash/record.jsf?pid=diva2%3A1088155&c=44&searchType=SUBJECT&language=no&query=&af=%5B%5D&aq=%5B%5B%7B%22categoryId%22%3A%2211637%22%7D%5D%5D&aq2=%5B%5B%5D%5D&aqe=%5B%5D&noOfRows=50&sortOrder=author_sort_asc&sortOrder2=title_sort_asc&onlyFullText=false&sf=all
*  Woody Biomass Renewable Energy for Washington State? - UW School of Forest Resources, April 2010
This is the first modern school in the state to heat buildings with woody biomass. Its boiler needs only modest amounts of ... Responding to growing interest in the use of woody biomass as a clean, carbon-neutral and renewable energy source, SFR last ... We know this approach to clean energy works; the recent groundbreaking for the new woody biomass-fired boiler at Forks High ... Green energy production from woody biomass-is it the answer? 'Well, maybe,' says John Calhoun, Director of the Olympic Natural ...
  http://www.washington.edu/alumni/partnerships/cfr/201004/biomass.html
*  Study on Coppice Management of Acacia nilotica Tree for Better Woody Biomass Production | OMICS International
... of the energy consumed in the country is depending on woody biomass. The rising demand for tree products and expanding ... Woody biomass volume at different cutting periods. The result of woody biomass volume at different cutting periods indicated ... Woody biomass Volume of different coppice levels. Woody biomass of different coppice levels result indicated that significant ... MAP and 60 MAP with leaving two and three number of coppices gives higher woody biomass volume and increases the woody biomass ...
  https://www.omicsonline.org/open-access/study-on-coppice-management-of-acacia-nilotica-tree-for-better-woody-biomass-production-2168-9776-1000145.php?aid=59546
*  'Woody' Biomass Breakthrough: Fungus is the Key |...
Further, the (non-industrial) burning of biomass in the developing world-especially 'woody' biomass derived from forests/ ... Before woody (or cellulose) biomass can be 'depolymerized' and converted into fuel, constituents like lignin (a tough protein) ... Woody' Biomass Breakthrough: Fungus is the Key. by Michael Ricciardi 0 comment ... But bio-fuel (and other 'commodity chemicals') derived from 'woody' biomass faces one big technical challenge: how to separate ...
  http://planetsave.com/2010/07/25/woody-biomass-breakthrough-fungus-is-the-key/
*  A general integrative framework for modelling woody biomass production and carbon sequestration rates in forests - Coomes -...
which is the sum of the biomass production rate (ProdM = •), biomass gain through recruitment (RecM = □) and biomass loss ... Tree death takes carbon from the living biomass pool (i.e. LossM) into a persistent detrital pool. For example, coarse woody ... A general integrative framework for modelling woody biomass production and carbon sequestration rates in forests. Authors. *. ... The rate of carbon sequestration in woody biomass is controlled by two fundamentally different processes - growth and death - ...
  http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2745.2011.01920.x/full
*  The Impacts of the Demand for Woody Biomass for Power and Heat on Climate and Forests | Chatham House
... biomass emits more carbon per unit of energy than most fossil fuels. ... Although most renewable energy policy frameworks treat biomass as carbon-neutral at the point of combustion, ... Also see Woody Biomass for Power and Heat: Impacts on the Global Climate, which assesses the impact of the use of biomass for ... The Impacts of the Demand for Woody Biomass for Power and Heat on Climate and Forests. 23 February 2017 ...
  https://www.chathamhouse.org/publication/impacts-demand-woody-biomass-power-and-heat-climate-and-forests
*  Social availability of woody biomass for renewable energy : Missouri non-industrial private forest landowners perspective
... ... Results also suggest that landowners will sell their timber and woody biomass if the prices are sufficiently high enough in ... Although physical estimates of standing wood have been used to assess and project total above-ground woody biomass, these ... Although results indicate many landowners are not knowledgeable about woody biomass for energy, they are interested in learning ...
  https://mospace.umsystem.edu/xmlui/handle/10355/43343
*  Integration of LCA in a thermo-economic model for multi-objective process optimization of SNG production from woody biomass -...
... production from woody biomass. The life cycle inventory (LCI) is written as a function of the parameters of the thermo-economic ... Integration of LCA in a thermo-economic model for multi-objective process optimization of SNG production from woody biomass ... production from woody biomass. The life cycle inventory (LCI) is written as a function of the parameters of the thermo-economic ... Integration of LCA in a thermo-economic model for multi-objective process optimization of SNG production from woody biomass ...
  https://infoscience.epfl.ch/record/140542
*  The Effect of Assessment Scale and Metric Selection on the Greenhouse Gas Benefits of Woody Biomass | The Nicholas Institute...
This paper informs the present debate over the GHG effects of woody biomass use by conducting a comparative analysis of these ... It compares these techniques in a hypothetical scenario in which coal-fired power plants in Virginia add woody biomass to their ... In particular, a great deal of controversy has erupted over the biomass accounting techniques used to evaluate these GHG ... implications of using woody biomass to produce energy. ... implications of using woody biomass to produce energy. In ...
  https://nicholasinstitute.duke.edu/climate/lowcarbontech/effect-of-assessment-scale-and-metric-selection-on-ghg-benefits-of-woody-biomass
*  Layer Formation on Bed Particles during Fluidized Bed Combustion and Gasification of Woody Biomass
... He, Hanbing Luleå ... layer formation, bed particle, woody biomass, quartz, K-feldspar, olivine, bed agglomeration, deposition, fluidized bed, ... based on the interaction between woody biomass ash and olivine has been proposed. The proposed mechanism is based on a solid- ... Although more than a hundred papers dealing with the agglomeration problem in combustion and gasification of biomass can be ...
  http://ltu.diva-portal.org/smash/record.jsf?pid=diva2:1089527