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  • Global Sustainability: An Authentic Context for Energy Education 

    Hendrickson, Danica; Corrigan  , Kimberly; Keefe, Alicia; Shaw, Danielle; Jacob, Sheeba; Skelton, Laura; Schon, Jennifer; Eitel, Karla Bradley; Hougham, Justin (2015-01)
    Reimagining energy education involves moving beyond the basics of energy use, conservation, and efficiency toward a more robust exploration of energy. This exploration should address energy access and equity, the impacts ...
  • Green House Gases 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance; McCall Outdoor Science School (2016-12)
    Students will understand the role of green house gasses in Earth's atmosphere and what are major contributors to green houses gas build up in the atmosphere.
  • High titer and yield ethanol production from undetoxified whole slurry of Douglas-fir forest residue using pH-profiling in SPORL 

    Cheng, J.; Leu, S.Y.; Zhu, J.Y.; Gleisner, R. (Biotechnology for Biofuels, 2015)
    Forest residue is one of the most cost-effective feedstock for biofuel production. It has relatively high bulk density and can be harvested year round, advantageous for reducing transportation cost and eliminating onsite ...
  • Hydroelectric Power and Dams--A look at the Environmental, Social and Economic 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance; McCall Outdoor Science School (2016-12)
    This lesson investigates the use of dams, and has students create a water wheel and explore various water flows and they’re affect on the water whee.
  • 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, ...
  • Informing and Engaging Stakeholders 

    Berg, Erik; Brooks, Randy; Burke, Charles; Englund, Karl; Gaffney, Michael; Hougham, Robert Justin; Kern, Michael; Kolb, Peter; Leavengood, Scott; Lowell, Eini C.; Morgan, Todd; Rawlings, Craig; Twer, Martin; Yadama, Vikram; (2017)
    This report describes Northwest Advanced Renewable Alliance (NARA)’s outreach activities used to enhance bioenergy literacy and build supply chain coalitions and regional alliances.
  • 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.
  • Life Cycle Assessments Over a Cup of Coffee 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance; McCall Outdoor Science School (2016-12)
    Following the lesson, students will have an understanding of the creation and uses of life cycle assessments.
  • Life in a Food Chain 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance; McCall Outdoor Science School (2016-12)
    Following this lesson, students will understand the flow of energy in an ecosystem.
  • 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.
  • Long-Term Soil Productivity 

    Holub, Scott; Johnson, Greg; Meehan, Nathan; Meade, Rod; (2016)
    This report describes the initial work to develop the NARA Long-Term Soil Productivity site located on Springfield, OR.
  • Long-term soil productivity and sustainability of forest harvest residue harvesting 

    Hatten, Jeff; Holub, Scott (10/10/2015)
    Forest harvesting intrinsically removes organic matter and associated nutrients; these exports may impact soil productivity of managed forests. We will examine the effects of removing forest floor and harvest residues on ...
  • Making Chemistry Visible 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance; McCall Outdoor Science School (2016-12)
    The objective of this lesson is to explain and demonstrate the chemical process of turning woody biomass into biofuel.
  • Micronized Wood Pretreatment for the Production of Bio-Glycols 

    Gene, Bryan; Shen, Jim; Snelling, Patrick; (2017)
    The purpose of this project was to determine whether S2G BioChemical’s (S2G) catalytic sugar-to-glycol technology was a suitable and cost-effective solution for cellulosic sugars produced using Washington State University’s ...
  • Mid-Cascade to Pacific Corridor: Analysis (Vol. 2) 

    Laninga, T.; Olsen, K.; Vachon, M.; Wolcott, M. (Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance, 1/1/2014 0)
    This report describes the process to rank existing facilities in Washington and Oregon (MC2P region) for their potential to service a supply chain that produces biojet fuel and co=products from forest residuals. Facility ...
  • Mid-Cascade to Pacific Corridor: Conceptual Design 

    Olsen, Karl; Laninga, Tamara; Austin, Gary; Vachon, Michele (2015)
    This report provides site analyses, opportunities and constraints, and conceptual designs for solids and liquids depots and an integrated biorefinery.
  • Mid-Cascade to Pacific Corridor: Historical 

    Laninga, Tamara; Olsen, Karl; Vachon, Michele; Wolcott, Michael (2015)
    This document provides a historical summary of the Pacific Northwest timber industry.
  • Mid-Cascade to Pacific Corridor: Profile (Vol. 1) 

    Laninga, T.; Olsen, K.; Vachon, M.; Wolcott, M. (Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance, 10/1/2014 )
    This report describes NARA's approach to evaluating a supply chain in Washington and Oregon state to produce bio-jet fuel and co-products. The report also assesses the natural, physical, civic, financial and policy assets ...
  • Mid-Cascade to Pacific Corridor: Supplemental 

    Laninga, Tamara; Olsen, Karl; Vachon, Michele; Wolcott, Michael (2015)
    This document provides supplemental material related to the Mid-Cascade to Pacific Corridor analysis that describes hazard mitigation strategies.
  • Mild Bisulfite Pretreatment of Forest Residuals 

    Anderson, Dwight; Gao, Johnway (Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance, 2015)
    In this report, researchers evaluated the effect of wood chip size, chemical loads, reaction time and temperature on simple sugar yield from the Mild Bisulfite pretreatment procedure.