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Bridges & wildfire event: identifying information gaps in bridge protection in the context of resistance to wildland fire events

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub19860
Author
Refai, Razim
Date
March 2020
Material Type
Research report
Field
Sustainable Construction
BRIDGES & WILDFIRE EVENTS IDENTIFYING INFORMATION GAPS IN BRIDGE PROTECTION IN THE CONTEXT OF RESISTANCE
Author
Refai, Razim
Contributor
Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development (FLNRORD)
Date
March 2020
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
15 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Sustainable Construction
Research Area
Building Systems
Subject
Bridge
Fire
Protection
Structures
FPI TR
Wildfires
Series Number
Technical Report ; TR 2020 n.14
Language
English
Abstract
The Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development (FLNRORD) has asked FPInnovations to investigate current information and knowledge for bridge fire impact mitigation opportunities and strategies. The extent of the investigation includes reaching out to domestic and international contacts to find directly applicable information and literature on strategies to mitigate fire impacts to bridge structures. This will include review of academic journals and reports, products and methods, to find
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Evaluation of Trans-Gesco TG88C and Tigercat 635 grapple skidders working in central Alberta

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub40596
Author
Kosicki, Kris
Date
2002
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Kosicki, Kris
Date
2002
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
12 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Understory protection
Skidders
Skidding
Productivity
Harvesting
Costs
Alberta
Advantage
Series Number
Advantage ; Vol. 3, No. 37
Language
English
Abstract
FERIC monitored a trial of the Trans-Gesco TG88C and Tigercat 635 grapple skidders operations working in central Alberta. Harvesting was done in the summer on cutblocks designed to minimize road construction. Skidding distances were up to 1500 m. The productivity and cost of the skidding operation are presented, and the two machines are compared.
Trans-Gesco TG88C grapple skidder
Tigercat 635 grapple skidder
Harvesting
Skidding
Productivity
Costs
Alberta
Understory protection
Ecosystem management
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Fire code development, a literature review of North American and Chinese fire regulations related to wood frame buildings

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub53040
Author
Dagenais, Christian
Peng, Lei
Date
March 2014
Material Type
Research report
Field
Sustainable Construction
providing an acceptable level of performance in regards to life safety to occupants and property protection
Author
Dagenais, Christian
Peng, Lei
Date
March 2014
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
32 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Sustainable Construction
Research Area
Building Systems
Subject
Performance
Building construction
Building materials
Codes
Canada
ISO
Fire Protection
Standards
Language
English
Abstract
It can be observed from this review that most fire safety provisions are similar in nature, whether the Chinese, Canadian or American provisions are applied. However, the Chinese code seems to be slightly more restrictive than the North American building codes with respect to wood-use allowances.
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Harvesting mountain pine beetle-killed pine while protecting the secondary structure: a comparison of partial harvesting and clearcutting methods

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub36831
Author
Nishio, Grant
Date
April 2010
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
- tion, Understory protection, Harvesting, Partial cutting systems, Harvesting methods, Harvesting cost
Author
Nishio, Grant
Date
April 2010
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
12 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Understory protection
Systems
Stands
Residues
Regeneration
Productivity
Pinus
Partial cutting
Harvesting
Costs
British Columbia
Advantage
Series Number
Advantage ; Vol. 12, No. 1
Language
English
Abstract
FPInnovations studied a series of four partial harvesting trials and one combined partial harvesting–clearcut trial over three years in the Prince George (B.C.) Forest District. The partial harvesting trials harvested pine trees killed by the mountain pine beetle while protecting the non-pine secondary structure. The purpose of protecting the secondary structure is to provide a viable stand that will enhance the mid-term timber supply in 15 to 50 years. This report provides the costs, productivity, and harvesting damage results of the partial harvesting and clearcutting treatments used in the fifth and final trial. The pre-harvest stand was stocked with non-pine trees before harvesting, but was not stocked following the partial harvesting treatment. Slightly more than one-third of the net block area was clearcut for roads, trails, and landings. The trial results suggest up to 23% of the harvested non-pine overstory could potentially have been protected.
Partial cutting
Mountain pine beetle
Dendroctonus ponderosae
Advance regeneration
Understory protection
Harvesting
Partial cutting systems
Harvesting methods
Harvesting cost
Productivity
Residual stand damage
Interior British Columbia.
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Harvesting mountain pine beetle–killed pine while protecting the secondary structure: trials to support a partial harvesting strategy for addressing the mid-term timber supply

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub36822
Author
Nishio, Grant
Date
October 2009
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
protection, Harvesting, Partial cutting systems, Harvesting methods, Cut-to-length, Motor manual method
Author
Nishio, Grant
Date
October 2009
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
24 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Understory protection
Systems
Stands
Residues
Regeneration
Pinus
Partial cutting
Harvesting
Costs
British Columbia
Advantage
Series Number
Advantage ; Vol. 11, No. 17
Language
English
Abstract
In this FPInnovations–Feric Division project, we studied a series of partial harvesting trials in which the objective was to harvest all the pine trees while protecting the secondary structure in stands infested by the mountain pine beetle. The purpose of this type of treatment is to salvage the present value of the beetle-killed pine while preserving the existing secondary structure to provide a viable stand by the mid-term timber supply period (15 to 50 years from now). In this report, we provide the results from four trials in the Prince George (B.C.) Forest District using four different ground-based partial harvesting methods: a motor-manual (chainsaw) cut-to-length (CTL) method, a mechanized CTL method, a motor-manual full-tree method, and a mechanized full-tree method. Variations in pre-harvest stand attributes, harvesting equipment, and methodology resulted in differences in the total trail area, harvesting costs, and amount of secondary structure remaining undamaged in the residual stands. The results indicate that with an appropriate harvesting method and sufficient secondary structure present in the pre-harvest stand, it should be possible to harvest the mature pine trees and provide stands that will produce acceptable volumes of timber in the mid-term time period.
Partial harvesting
Mountain pine beetle
Dendroctonus ponderosae
Advance regeneration
Understory protection
Harvesting
Partial cutting systems
Harvesting methods
Cut-to-length
Motor manual method
Mechanized method
Harvesting cost
Residual stand damage
Interior British Columbia
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Survival zones for wildland firefighters: a case study at Vine Creek in Jasper National Park

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub19862
Author
Baxter, Greg
Thomasson, Jim
Date
March 2020
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Baxter, Greg
Thomasson, Jim
Contributor
Alberta Agriculture and Forestry (AAF)
Date
March 2020
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
15 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Alberta
Fire
Fire protection
Heat
Protection
Temperature
Topography
FPI TR
Wildfires
Series Number
Technical Report ; TR 2020 n.13
Language
English
Abstract
Data was collected within a burned out area on a steep mountain slope as part of FPInnovations’s Survival Zone project. The fire was a prescribed burn carried out by Parks Canada in Jasper National Park. The data collected shows that in this one instance, that temperatures and heat flux values fell within survivable range for firefighters wearing PPE. This report does not condone firefighters above a fire on a steep slope, but rather this PB was used as a data collecting opportunity.
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Techniques that protect understory in mixedwood stands: summary of harvesting trials

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub44052
Author
Sauder, E.A.
Date
June 1993
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Sauder, E.A.
Date
June 1993
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
12 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Harvesting
Productivity
Costs
Understory protection
Language
English
Abstract
Water transportation
Roundwood
Load securing systems
Log bundling
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Using alternative harvesting techniques to protect the boreal mixedwood understorey: evaluation of harvesting productivity and costs

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub5841
Author
Sauder, E.A.
MacIsaac, D.A.
Date
April 2004
Edition
40663
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Sauder, E.A.
MacIsaac, D.A.
Date
April 2004
Edition
40663
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
44 p
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Wind
Understory protection
Pinus
Spruce
Productivity
Partial cutting
Harvesting
Costs
Alberta
Advantage
Series Number
Advantage ; Vol. 5, No. 12
Language
English
Abstract
In the Lower Foothills natural subregion of west-central Alberta, the Forest Engineering Research Institute of Canada (FERIC) studied harvesting operations on nine blocks where understorey immature white spruce stems were retained as mature aspen and poplar stems were harvested, and compared the monitoring results to two clearcut harvesting operations. This report also presents pre-harvest and post-harvest stand conditions, and windthrow data for Year 5 following the first entry. Harvesting occurred in two entries: the first in the fall and winter of 1993–1994 and the second in the fall of 1998. The contractors used their conventional full-tree mechanized harvesting equipment, consisting of feller-bunchers, grapple skidders, and roll-stroke delimbers working at roadside decks. This harvesting study is part of a larger research project that has the overall objective of developing cost-effective silvicultural and harvesting prescriptions that retain significant portions of the immature white spruce component in boreal mixedwood stands.
Mixedwoods
Understory protection
Immature spruce protection
Productivity
Costs
Harvesting
Alberta
Partial cutting
Deciduous
Wind damage
Boreal
Windthrow
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Wood protection in Eastern Canada

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub4700
Author
Hosli, J.P.
Date
March 1988
Edition
41500
Material Type
Research report
Field
Sustainable Construction
£7V<£ pdf PROJECT NO. 03-42-10K-022 CFS NO. 9 r WOOD PROTECTION IN EASTERN CANADA by J.P
Author
Hosli, J.P.
Date
March 1988
Edition
41500
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
6 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Sustainable Construction
Research Area
Advanced Wood Materials
Subject
Lumber protection
Series Number
CFS project no.9
Project no.4210K022
E-746
Location
Ottawa, Ontario
Language
English
Abstract
Lumber - Protection
Protective coatings
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