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Biomass storage safety

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub8116
Author
Kingsbury, Nancy
Lewis-Gibbs, Adenieke
Helmeste, Christopher
Date
May 2021
Material Type
Pamphlet
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Kingsbury, Nancy
Lewis-Gibbs, Adenieke
Helmeste, Christopher
Contributor
Natural Resources Canada (NRC)
Canadian Wood Fibre Centre
Date
May 2021
Material Type
Pamphlet
Physical Description
2 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Bioenergy
Biomass
Forestry
Storage
Series Number
NRC Impact Story ; 002
Language
English
Abstract
The research and technology transfer has national implications that will support bioenergy facilities and rural and Indigenous communities across the country. The CWFC is continuing this work to increase our understanding and expand the safe and sustainable use of biomass for bioenergy.
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Catalogue de services Opérations forestières 2021-2022

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub8028
Author
FPInnovations
Date
Mars2021
Material Type
Pamphlet
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
FPInnovations
Date
Mars2021
Material Type
Pamphlet
Physical Description
25 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Biomass
Calculator
DiagFor
Diagnosis
Drones
Fiber supply
Forest fires
Forest operations
FPInnovations
Harvesting
Indigneous forestry
Machinery
Roads
Silviculture
Soft soil
Transportation
Training
Trucks
Series Number
Pamphlet ; 2021
Language
French
Abstract
Les services offerts liés aux opérations forestières sont décrit dans cette brochure. Les informations sur les ateliers, les services professionnels, la bibliothèque virtuelle, les outils en ligne et les possibilitées d'interventions sont détaillées.
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Cultures intensives en courtes rotations

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub8124
Author
Kingsbury, Nancy
Lewis-Gibbs, Adenieke
Keddy, Tim
Sidders, Derek
Date
May 2021
Material Type
Pamphlet
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Kingsbury, Nancy
Lewis-Gibbs, Adenieke
Keddy, Tim
Sidders, Derek
Contributor
Natural Resources Canada (NRC)
Canadian Wood Fibre Centre
Date
May 2021
Material Type
Pamphlet
Physical Description
2 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Biomass
Growth rate
Forest management
Forestry
Inventory
Physical properties
Rotation
Trees
Series Number
NRC Impact Story ; 004
Language
French
Abstract
La recherche sur les cultures intensives en courte rotation du CCFB fournit les connaissances et la technologie dont nous avons besoin pour atténuer les effets du changement climatique en améliorant la façon dont nous gérons les forêts et utilisons les produits ligneux récoltés.
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Enhanced forest inventory

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub8120
Author
Kingsbury, Nancy
Lewis-Gibbs, Adenieke
Dick, Adam
Date
May 2021
Material Type
Pamphlet
Field
Fibre Supply
for precise harvesting, road mapping, forest renewal, and watershed protection. Enhanced forestry
Author
Kingsbury, Nancy
Lewis-Gibbs, Adenieke
Dick, Adam
Contributor
Natural Resources Canada (NRC)
Canadian Wood Fibre Centre
Date
May 2021
Material Type
Pamphlet
Physical Description
2 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Forest management
Forestry
Inventory
Inventory tracking
Series Number
NRC Impact Story ; 003
Language
English
Abstract
Forests make up nearly 35 per cent – 347 million hectares – of Canadian land. For the forest sector, that’s a lot of inventory to manage and monitor. To run any successful business, inventory needs to be monitored. That’s why researchers at the Canadian Wood Fibre Centre (CWFC) are enhancing current inventory systems to improve how forest managers, provincial governments, and other communities across Canada manage forests.
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Ensuring access for Canadian forestry operations with wet and weak resource roads

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub8044
Author
Gillies, Clayton
Thiam, Papa-Masseck
Bober, Francis
Bradley, Allan
Date
March 2021
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
March 2021 ENSURING ACCESS FOR CANADIAN FORESTRY OPERATIONS WITH WET AND WEAK RESOURCE ROADS
Author
Gillies, Clayton
Thiam, Papa-Masseck
Bober, Francis
Bradley, Allan
Date
March 2021
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
24 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Transportation Infrastructure
Subject
Forestry
Roads
Road construction
Planning
Water
Series Number
Technical Report TR 2021 N26
Language
English
Abstract
Forest operations across Canada are encountering increasingly difficult road conditions and more frequent access interruptions related to wet and weak road sections. Resource roads are considered a liability by many forest companies and their business model has been to create the lowest cost, lowest standard, resource road network possible that also will provide tolerable levels of access (i.e., some but not too many failures and hauling disruptions). Increasingly difficult operating conditions and frequent access interruptions, however, drive up costs and threaten the economic sustainability of forest operations. Starting in 2017, FPInnovations has launched a project to provide its members with techniques and strategies that will offer more reliable and strong road sections and reduce overall road costs. A state-of-practice survey of FPInnovations members provided researchers with a comprehensive understanding of conventional means of responding to wet, weak road conditions in Canada. The report summarizes the responses to wet, weak resource road sections that were identified in the state-of-practice survey and provides an overview of the chief causes and related site indicators for wet, weak road conditions. Recommended best practices are provided for a variety of conventional industry responses to wet, weak road sections. These address common misconceptions and knowledge gaps that reduce the effectiveness and increase the overall cost associated with the industry responses. These best practice recommendations were based upon findings from a literature review, product manufacturer information, and from researcher expertise. The report also considers improvements to conventional practices, and advanced solutions that are potentially more effective and economic than the state-of-practice but are not widely exploited by industry. Eleven potential solutions from these two categories were compared and ranked in order of potential. The practice improvements selected for further study were soil compaction, and corduroy and access mats. The advanced solutions selected for further study were geosynthetics that offer both soil reinforcement and enhanced drainage, geocells, and TPCS, a technology to improve truck road-friendliness. Starting in 2021, FPInnovations will initiate field trials and life cycle cost analyses of these technologies.
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Evaluation of the TV White Space telecommunication technology in forestry operations

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub7996
Author
Tanguay-Laflèche, Maxime
Date
March 2021
Material Type
research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Telecommunication Technology in Forestry Operations Maxime Tanguay-Laflèche, Jr. Eng. Through the Forestry 4.0
Author
Tanguay-Laflèche, Maxime
Date
March 2021
Material Type
research report
Physical Description
5 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Communications
Forestry 4 0
Harvesting equipment
Productivity
Technology
Series Number
InfoNote; 2021 n.7
Language
English
Abstract
Through the Forestry 4.0 program, FPInnovations is investigating and testing telecommunication technologies for the forestry industry, this includes the application of TV White Space (TVWS) technology. TVWS radios operate in the frequency spectrum between 450 to 698 MHz and the majority of this spectrum is unlicensed and not acquired through federal government auctions. A short-term field trial was conducted in Central Québec forest operations in December 2020. Cost-effective connectivity will bridge the gap between the forest and the rest of the supply chain. Operational efficiency, flexibility and worker safety will be improved by enabling instant communication with currently isolated logging operations. This report summarizes the findings and results obtained in this first operational trial aimed at quantifying the scope of mobile connectivity through this new technology.
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Evaporation rates, assessing the evaporation rates of water, foam, and water-enhancers

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub8011
Author
Refai, Razim
Paskaluk, Stephen
Date
March 2021
Material Type
research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Refai, Razim
Paskaluk, Stephen
Date
March 2021
Material Type
research report
Physical Description
12 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Wildfire Operations
Subject
Wildfires
Forestry
Forest fire
FPI TR
Gel
Test methods
Foam
Series Number
Techncial Reports ; TR 2021 N 17
Language
English
Abstract
Reduced surface evaporation rates are marketed as a competitive advantage by water-enhancer manufacturers. In this report, a new test method is developed and applied to quantify the evaporation rates of various commercially available water-enhancer products in a controlled environment. These quantified evaporation rates were then compared to the evaporation rate of water which served as the benchmark.
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Author
Kingsbury, Nancy
Lewis-Gibbs, Adenieke
Lenz, Patrick
Date
May 2021
Material Type
Pamphlet
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Kingsbury, Nancy
Lewis-Gibbs, Adenieke
Lenz, Patrick
Contributor
Natural Resources Canada (NRC)
Canadian Wood Fibre Centre
Date
May 2021
Material Type
Pamphlet
Physical Description
2 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
FastTRAC
Forest management
Forestry
Genetic
Inventory
Physical properties
Seeds
Trees
Series Number
NRC Impact Story ; 005
Language
French
Abstract
Des chercheurs primés du Centre canadien sur la bre de bois du Service canadien des forêts (CCFB/SCF) mènent cette recherche génomique dans le cadre d’un projet appelé FastTRAC (Fast Tests for Rating and Amelioration of Conifers / Tests rapides pour l’amélioration des conifères). Ces travaux transforment les programmes traditionnels d’amélioration génétique des arbres, ils améliorent la sélection des arbres et ils dotent les producteurs de semences de recherches et d’outils essentiels.
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The FastTRAC to first-rate seeds

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub8122
Author
Kingsbury, Nancy
Lewis-Gibbs, Adenieke
Lenz, Patrick
Date
May 2021
Material Type
Pamphlet
Field
Fibre Supply
integrating genomic selection with multi-varietal forestry, a commercial tree breeding system that plants
Author
Kingsbury, Nancy
Lewis-Gibbs, Adenieke
Lenz, Patrick
Contributor
Natural Resources Canada (NRC)
Canadian Wood Fibre Centre
Date
May 2021
Material Type
Pamphlet
Physical Description
2 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
FastTRAC
Forest management
Forestry
Genetic
Inventory
Physical properties
Seeds
Trees
Series Number
NRC Impact Story ; 005
Language
English
Abstract
The FastTRAC project brought together scientists, foresters and economists from the Canadian Wood Fibre Centre, Laval University, FPInnovations, the Government of Québec, J.D. Irving, and the New Brunswick Tree Improvement Council. They demonstrated tree genomic-assisted selection at the operational scale and highlighted the economic benefits of FastTRAC technology.
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Forest fuel treatment productivity research in Alberta. A synthesis of results and findings

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub7993
Author
Hvenegaard, Steven
Date
March 2021
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
This project was financially supported by Alberta Agriculture and Forestry through the FireSmart Vegetation
Author
Hvenegaard, Steven
Contributor
Alberta Agriculture and Forestry
Date
March 2021
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
29 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Wildfire Operations
Subject
Alberta
Wildfires
Forestry
Fuel
Productivity
FPI TR
Series Number
Technical Report ; TR 2021 n.11
Language
English
Abstract
Forest fuel treatments are applied across a broad range of ecosites in Alberta and Canada, with an overarching goal of managing hazardous fuel buildup to mitigate wildfire. These treatments use various manual and mechanical processes to achieve fuel treatment objectives. Planning and application of a specific forest fuel treatment technique is often shaped by several factors, including objectives of the fuel treatment, availability of resources (personnel and equipment), and commitment to using local resources (socio-economics). In addition, site conditions in certain ecosites will favour the application of some treatment techniques over others. With the broad nature of numerous fuel treatment techniques applied over a wide range of environmental conditions, it is difficult to document all treatments and develop comparative productivity and cost evaluations. This summary of fuel treatment studies accesses current research to present relevant findings and identify knowledge gaps in research on stand-level fuel treatment productivity.
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