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  • Informed Stakeholder Assessment 

    Laninga, Tamara; Moroney, Jillian; (2016)
    To address social sustainability, a large scale social assessment of informed stakeholders in the NARA region was conducted using a mixed methods survey to gain understanding of stakeholders’ knowledge, levels of support, ...
  • Environmental Assessment of Biorefinery Co-Products 

    Pelton, Rylie; Chen, Luyi; Smith, Timothy; (2016)
    This report identifies the drivers for bio-product environmental performance and criteria for environmental preferability.
  • Characterization and Potential Applications of Milled Wood Lignin Obtained from Sugar Depot Biorefinery Process 

    Zhang, Xiao; Ma, Ruoshui; Ling, Kuan-Ting; Wang, Peipei; (2016)
    This report aims at characterizing the structural properties of milled wood lignin and identifying its potential application.
  • Production of 1,000 Gallons of Biojet in the NARA Consortium 

    Wooley, Robert; Zhu, JY; Gleisner, Roland; Hawkins, Andrew; Starkey, Paul; Gao, Johnway; Spink, Tom; Ley, Joe; Evans, Kent; Wolcott, Mike; Marrs, Gevan; Sessions, John; (2016)
    This report describes the steps and conditions used to produce 1,000 gallons of biojet fuel made from forest residuals.
  • Soil Carbon Analysis 

    Harrison, Rob; Norton, Matt; Himes, Austin; Knight, Erika; Vance, Jean (Betsy); Footen, Paul; James, Jason; Dietzen, Chrisitiana; Menegale, Marcella; Michelsen, Stephani; Littke, Kim; Devine, Warren; Ciol, Marcia; Souza, Luis; Bernardi, Rodolfo; Bonassi, Thiago; Marques, Eduardo; Mateus, Nikolas; Jiang, Ling; Ribas, Luiz; Zhang, Youfu; (2016)
    This report assesses the carbon and nitrogen concentrations and stump density in thinned or harvested Douglas-fir plantation forests.
  • Conversion of Lignin to High Value, Large Market Products 

    Fish, David; Dallmeyer, Ian; Fox, Carter; Eatherton, Randy; Cline, Stephen; Casayuran, Chanel; Garcia-Perez, Manuel; Suliman, Waled; Haynes, Shakema; (2016)
    In this report, lignin, derived from the wood-to-biojet conversion process developed by NARA, is fully characterized and used to develop activated carbon products of commercial use.
  • Feedstock Sourcing: NARA Years 4-5 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance, /; (2016)
    The report characterizes the varied forest residual feedstock samples assessed during the NARA project and explores economic sensitivity to key characteristics (size, moisture, chemical composition).
  • Phase and Gate Analysis Administration 

    Beltz, Linda; (2016)
    Management and Decision Support Tools were developed and utilized for the NARA project to ensure the project stayed on track to meet deliverables.
  • Sustainable Biomass Supply from Forest Health and Fire Hazard Reduction Treatments 

    Bailey, John; Boston, Kevin; Cole, Elizabeth; Vogler, Kevin; Morici, Katherine; Johnston, James; (2016)
    This report focuses on the translation of potential silvicultural treatments implemented at various levels across the dry-forest landscapes of the interior West to meet feedstock needs for potential biomass processing ...
  • BGP & Social Assets 

    Smith, Paul; Gaffney, Michael; Hoard, Season; Rijkhoff, Sanne; Mueller, Daniel; Martinkus, Natalie; Lovrich, Nicholas; Shi, Wenping; Venugpal, Preenaa; Pierce, John; (2016)
    The authors developed a holistic approach to biorefinery supply chain analysis in terms of combining biogeophysical (BGP) assets with difficult to operationalize social assets to identify communities in the NARA region ...
  • Life Cycle Analysis of Residual Woody Biomass-Based Biofuel 

    Ganguly, Indroneil; Pierobon, Francesca; Nwaneshiudu, Ikechukwu C.; Eastin, Ivan; Bowers, Tait C.; Chen, Cindy; Sifford, Cody; Huisenga, Mike; Johnston, Glenn; (2016)
    This report describes the environmental implications of feedstock recovery, production, and utilization of residual woody biomass based biojet fuel.
  • Application Development of Lignin in Valuable Engineering Polymers Via Mild Thermochemical and Mechanochemical Process 

    Zhang, Jinwen; Wolcott, Michael; Xin, Junna; Xiaojie, Guo; Teng, Xiaoxu; Qin, Jianglei; Li, Mei; (2016)
    NARA researchers developed new technologies for the preparation of engineering polymers from NARA lignin and explore the applications.
  • Aspen Modeling of the NARA Conversion Processes 

    Chen, Shulin; Spink, Tom; Gao, Allan; (2016)
    The report provides a set of process flow diagrams, process parameters, and mass and energy balances, which define the NARA conversion process. The described process begins at the plant gate with the reception of forest ...
  • Timber Products Output (TPO): Forest Inventory, Timber Harvest, Mill and Logging Residue-Essential Feedstock Information Needed to Characterize the NARA Supply Chain 

    Berg, Erik; Morgan, Todd; Simmons, Eric; (2016)
    This report provides timber harvest, mill residue, logging residue, and other forest industry information provided by BBER for the NARA project.
  • Feedstock Supply Chain Analysis 

    Englund, Karl; Azadfar, Mohammadali; Schneider, Gerald; Chetan, Lalit; Samaniego, Raul Pelaez; (2016)
    This report provides a comprehensive summary of wood waste available in construction and demolition solid waste stream networked through local material recycling facilities. In addition, physical and chemical analyses are ...
  • Biofuels Policy 

    Smith, Paul; Fowler, Lara; Dahmann, Kristina; (2016)
    This report reviews how both federal and state governments have affected the biofuels industry in the United States and explores the demand for advanced biofuels from the US military and for commercial aviation.
  • NARA Education 

    Hollenhorst, Steve; Eitel, Karla Bradley; Hendrickson, Danica; Hougham, R. Justin; Laninga, Tamara; Haselbach, Liv; Schwartz, Daniel; James, Laurel; Pressley, Shelley Noelle; (2017)
    This report describes NARA's education efforts used to enhance bioenergy literacy and develop a future workforce to participate in developing bioenergy services and technology.
  • Phenomics Analysis 

    Kirchhoff, Helmut; Hoehner, Ricarda; Wood, Magnus; Zia, Ahmad; Lewis, Norman; Herman, Barri; (2017)
    This report describes Poplar and Douglas-fir screening for lignin content and drought stress using recently developed high-throughput optical screening based on non-invasive image technology (Phenomics).
  • Local and Regional Wildlife Impacts of Biomass Removals 

    Betts, Matthew; Rivers, Jim; Root, Heather; (2017)
    This work reviews the potential impact of silvicultural regimes, proposed to reduce fire hazard and improve forest health, on vertebrate abundance.
  • Feedstock Logistics 

    Sessions, John; Boston, Kevin; Zamora-Cristales, Rene; Belart, Francisca; Marrs, Gevan; Murphy, Glen; (2017)
    This report is a series of five reports that cover the varied challenges and opportunities related to processing and transporting forest biomass to a biorefinery. Topics covered in this collection include 1) biomass recovery ...