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Bioenergy and boreal forest management

Bioenergy and boreal forest management

proceedings of a workshop held in Timmins, Ontario, 23 September, 1997

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Published by Scientific and Technical Publications, Science Branch, Canadian Forest Service in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Silvicultural systems -- Congresses.,
  • Taigas -- Congresses.,
  • Biomass energy -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesIEA bioenergy
    Statementedited by J. Richardson.
    ContributionsRichardson, J. 1941-, Canadian Forest Service. Science Branch.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 42 p. :
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18623489M
    ISBN 100662264924

    Canada's boreal forest is a vast region comprising about one third of the circumpolar boreal forest that rings the Northern Hemisphere, mostly north of the 50th parallel. Other countries with boreal forest, include Russia, which contains the majority, the United States in its northern most state of Alaska, and the Scandinavian or Northern European countries (e.g. Sweden, Finland, Norway and Missing: Bioenergy. The boreal region encircles the upper portion of the northern hemisphere and contains one-third of the world’s forests. The forests in the boreal region are important to the countries where they are found, and globally. In British Columbia, the boreal zone covers 32 million hectares (79 million acres) and accounts for about six per cent of Canada’s boreal, or less than two per cent of the. Dr. Gordon Miller, former Director General with the Canadian Forest Service, discusses the social, economic and ecological importance of Canada's boreal forest to Canadians and the long history of research in this important region. Duration: Play.


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Mobilisation of Forest Bioenergy in the Boreal and Temperate Biomes: Challenges, Opportunities and Case Studies 1st Edition by Evelyne Thiffault (Editor), C.T. Smith (Editor), Martin Junginger (Editor), Göran Berndes (Editor) & 1 moreFormat: Paperback.

Mobilisation of Forest Bioenergy in the Boreal and Temperate Biomes: Challenges, Opportunities, and Case Studies.

features input from key international experts who identify and analyze the main opportunities and roadblocks for the implementation of sustainable forest biomass supply chains in the boreal and temperate regions.

It draws from responses to surveys that were sent to specialists from different countries, compares models of bioenergy deployment. In this context, sustainable forest management is a key to understand and control indirect carbon emissions due to the utilization of forest biomass (e.g.

from management, harvesting and logistics, and ecosystem processes), which are often omitted in assessing the carbon neutrality of energy systems based on forest biomass. The focus in this book is on forests and forestry in the boreal and. Active forest management has helped to expand Sweden’s forested areas and thereby boost the country’s wood and bioenergy resource base.

While about three-quarters of annual growth is harvested, those areas are replanted. The other quarter of each year’s growth is left in place to provide ongoing carbon uptake and maintain ecological.

PUBLISHER'S DESCRIPTION: A summary of the state-of-the-art in boreal forest management, this book provides a progressive vision for all of the world's northern forests. Top-notch forestry. This work builds upon and upgrades this methodology, considering a specific growth model for the forest under study and the effects of different forest management practices on the climate impact of CO 2 emissions for bioenergy.

A boreal forest stand is used as case study, but the methodology can be successfully applied to all the other biomass Cited by: Austria Temperate forest Forest management unit Forest Clearing – Substitution with short high productivity plantation (10 years rotation), 50% wood for bioenergy, 50% for HWPs (additional to baseline) 1) Electricity coal 2) Electricity Natural Gas 1) 0 2) 8 (Zanchi ) Austria Temperate forest Forest management unitFile Size: 1MB.

However, in a typical boreal forest, it takes 70– years before a stand of trees is mature. If this time lag and the real dynamics of the carbon stock of boreal forests more generally are taken into account, it becomes necessary to reconsider the potential mitigation effects of the increased use of wood fuels from boreal.

Figure 9. An example information sheet from Science Package A \(Elkie et al. b\) the proportion of forest in red and white pine communities. A red and/or white pine community is defined as a stand that contains at least 40% of red and/or white pine co\ mbined as a File Size: 2MB.

Mobilisation of Forest Bioenergy in the Boreal and Temperate Biomes: Challenges, Opportunities, and Case Studies. The book features input from key international experts who identify and analyze the main opportunities and roadblocks for the implementation of sustainable forest biomass supply chains in the boreal and temperate regions.

Bioenergy and boreal forest management: proceedings of a workshop held in Timmins, Ontario, 23 September, Author: J Richardson ; Canadian Forest Service. A summary of the state-of-the-art in boreal forest management, this book provides a progressive vision for all of the world's northern forests.

Top-notch forestry scientists and researchers editor this selection of chapters based on recent research conducted by the Sustainable Forest Management Network across Canada.

Fiorese, G. Guariso / Sustainable forest management for bioenergy The CO2FIX model The CO2FIX model describes a forest with a set of modules that represent what happens in the biomass, in the soil and to the wood products (Figure 1). Each of these. These nutrients are the most limiting nutrients in the northern boreal forests, and their removal may have long-term effects on growth and biomass production.

Therefore, the nutrient management of forest soil is among the key problems to be solved, when using forest biomass in energy by: 6.

Get this from a library. Bioenergy and boreal forest management: proceedings of a workshop held in Timmins, Ontario, 23 September, [James Richardson; Canadian Forest Service. Science Branch.;]. The boreal forest and negative emissions • Large increases in land-based carbon sinks required.

• Afforestation, reforestation, restoration several Mha to >2 Billion ha • Intensification of forest management, conservation • Increased use of long-lived wood products • Increased use of bioenergy and biomass-based liquid.

This management-driven, comprehensive book on ecosystem ecology is the only one on the market that covers the entire field, linking conventional ecosystem-level forest ecology to forest features ecological site classification, ecosystem modeling, and strong sections on ecological diversity and the physical by: Forests & Bioenergy Forests have been an important source of energy throughout human history.

Traditional forms of forest biofuel include firewood and charcoal for heating and cooking, which it is still used in many parts of Africa, Latin America, and Asia. Today, as much of the world seeks to reduce dependence on fossil fuels, energy companies and nations alike are turning once again to our oldest renewable energy resource—wood.

By reviewing the historical context and contemporary issues surrounding this topic, Wood for Bioenergy provides a primer for teachers, policymakers, energy producers, landowners, forest managers, and journalists on.

Sustainable forest management means following ecologically sound practices that maintain the forest ecosystems' integrity, productivity, resilience and involves sustaining a wide range of ecological processes through which plants, animals, micro-organisms, soil, water and air interact.

As a result of these processes, forests provide many functions essential to life on this. Mobilisation of Forest Bioenergy in the Boreal and Temperate Biomes: Challenges, Opportunities, and Case Studies Purchase | The book features input from key international experts who identify and analyze the main opportunities and roadblocks for the implementation of sustainable forest biomass supply chains in the boreal and temperate regions.

Carbon accounting of forest bioenergy. European Commission Joint Research Centre Boreal forest Forest that grows in regions of the northern hemisphere Forestry The management of a forestland Fossil fuels.

Coal, oil, petroleum, and natural gas and otherFile Size: 2MB. Biochar management has been proposed as a possible tool to mitigate anthropogenic CO 2 emissions, and thus far its impacts in forested environments remain poorly understood.

We conducted a large‐scale, replicated field experiment using ‐ha plots in the boreal region in northern Sweden to evaluate how soil and vegetation properties and processes responded to biochar application and the Cited by: The aim of this book was to identify opportunities and challenges for the mobilisation of sustainable forest bioenergy supply chains in the boreal and temperate biomes, in order to support global deployment levels.

It focused specifically on countries in North America, the European Union and the temperate forest biome in by: 2. Damaged forests provide an opportunity to mitigate climate change. Patrick Lamers. Lessons from a forest bioenergy case study in Ontario, Canada, GCB Bioenergy Climate change implications of shifting forest management strategy in a boreal forest ecosystem of Norway, Global Change Biology, 20, 2, (), ().

We examine the mitigation potential of land-use change activities (afforestation, reduced deforestation) and forest management in the boreal zone, and through the use of forest biomass for harvested wood products (HWPs) including bioenergy.

We also examine mitigation involving forested boreal by: In Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from biomass combustion are traditionally assumed climate neutral if the bioenergy system is CO2 flux neutral, i.e. the quantity of CO2 released approximately equals the amount of CO2 sequestered in biomass.

This convention is a plausible assumption for fast growing biomass species, but is inappropriate for slower growing biomass, Cited by: Mobilisation of Forest Bioenergy in the Boreal and Temperate Biomes: Challenges, Opportunities, and Case Studies features input from key international experts who identify and analyze the main opportunities and roadblocks for the implementation of sustainable forest biomass supply chains in the boreal and temperate regions.

It draws from responses to surveys that were sent to specialists from Brand: Elsevier Science. practice of silviculture in Ontario’s boreal forest. This also section attempts to rationalize and present a standard set of silvicultural terms for use in the forest management planning process.

Section III. Autecology of Selected Forest Plants, provides information about the response and adaptation of selected crop trees and competitorFile Size: KB. The International Boreal Forest Research Association (IBFRA) provides a forum for enhancing information exchange among boreal forest researchers, managers, and policy-makers for over 25 years.

Effects of boreal forest management practices on the climate impact of CO2 emissions from bioenergy. Boreal forests have an important role in the mitigation of climate change. In this study we evaluated four key climate impacts of forest management: (1) carbon sequestration (in forest ecosystems and wood products), (2) surface albedo of forest area, (3) forest originating Secondary Organic Aerosols (SOA) and (4) avoided CO2-emissions from wood energy and product substitution.

Canada’s boreal forest is central to the country’s natural environment, history, culture and economy. Canada respects and looks after its boreal forest in many ways, including by setting aside legally protected areas, conducting scientific research and monitoring the state of the forests.

British Columbia's Interior Forests British Columbia’s interior forests are the most vast in the province. They stretch 1, kilometres ( miles) from the dry ponderosa pine forest in the south to the western red cedar and hemlock of the Columbia region to the spruce and pine boreal forest along the Yukon border.

The interior region covers 80 million hectares. A Leader in Sustainable Forest Management. Sustainable Forest Management Policies in Canada.

Marking Canada's Progress in Sustainable Forest Management. Embracing Third-Party Certification. Forest Certification Standards in Canada. Making the Case for Sustainable Forest Management Certification. Canada's Boreal Region.

Always Changing - Canada. degradation, afforestation, forest management, agro-forestry and bio-energy have the potential to increase from the present to and beyond (medium agreement, medium evidence).

Global change will impact carbon mitigation in the forest sector but the magnitude and direction of this impact cannot be predicted with confidence as Size: 1MB.

Reverse the loss of forest cover worldwide through sustainable forest management, including protection, restoration, afforestation and reforestation, and increase efforts to prevent forest. Fire is an important part of boreal forest ecosystems, occurring naturally on stand-level to landscape scales, driving physical and ecological dynamics of forest composition, structure, productivity, as well as carbon cycling and storage.

Fires occur on 20 to year intervals, ranging from ground-story burns to stand-replacing disturbances, and are driven by both human and natural causes. Journal of Biodiversity Management & Forestry is a peer-reviewed scholarly online journal and aims to publish the most complete and reliable source of information on the discoveries and current developments in the mode of original articles, review articles, case reports, short communications, etc.

in all major themes pertaining to biodiversity & forest management and wildlife management making. The high forests in southwest Ethiopia, some of the last remaining Afromontane forests in the country, are home to significant forest coffee production.

While considered as beneficial in maintaining forests, there have been growing concerns about the degradation caused by intensive management for coffee production in these forests.

However, no suitable methods have been developed to map the Missing: Bioenergy. The potential of forest-based bioenergy to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions when displacing fossil-based energy must be balanced with forest carbon implications related to biomass harvest.

We integrate life cycle assessment (LCA) and forest carbon analysis to assess total GHG emissions of forest bioenergy over time. Application of the method to case studies of wood pellet and ethanol Cited by: Aspen mixedwood silviculture in the boreal forest of Ontario, Canada.

Authors. J.K. Jeglum J. Dietrichson. Document Type. Contribution to Book. Source. Silviculture for fuelwood. Proceedings from IEA Bioenergy Task XII activity on forest management Asker Norway, September K.

and Dietrichson, J., "Aspen mixedwood silviculture in the Author: J.K. Jeglum, J. Dietrichson.bioenergy markets and trade, recognizing the diversity in resources and biomass applications • Industry involvement: energy companies, technology providers, and traders (Drax, Hofor, Inray, RWE, Wild & Partner) • 10 member countries ().