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  • NARA Newsletter, Volume 3.1 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (1/1/2014)
    This newsletter includes the following articles: Variations of Forest Residual Biomass; Co-Product Development: Lignin-Rich Material to Clean the Atmosphere; and Bioenergy Alliance Network of the Rockies (BANR).
  • Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance: Key Accomplishments to Date, July 2013 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (1/1/2014)
    This fact sheet describes the key accomplishments of the Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance as of July 2013.
  • Sulfite Pretreatment 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (1/1/2014)
    This infographic explains how sulfite pretreatment helps break down wood residuals to produce valuable co-products and biofuel for use in aviation.
  • Wood Chemical Composition and Products 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (1/1/2014)
    This graphic lays out the chemical composition of the forest residuals used by NARA to create biofuel. The byproducts of the residual conversion process are mapped to commercial uses such as paper, textile fiber, and bio-jet fuel.
  • NARA Feedstock - Wood Waste 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (1/1/2014)
    This fact sheet provides information about wood wastes that could be used for biofuels. The sheetcovers forest residuals as well as construction and demolition waste products.
  • 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 ...
  • NARA Newsletter, Volume 4.1 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (1/1/2015)
    This newsletter includes the following articles: Determining soil nitrogen content in working forests; Determining CO2 emissions over time; and Slash removal and microbial communities.
  • NARA Newsletter, Volume 5.1 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (1/1/2016)
    This newsletter includes the following articles: Lignin to plastic opportunities; Extractives found in postharvest forest residuals; and Slash removal and microbial communities.
  • Pretreatment of Woody Biomass for Biofuel Production 

    Zhu, J.Y. (1/20/2016)
    Biofuel production from woody biomass through the sugar platform requires efficient production of fermentable sugars either chemically and enzymatically by hydrolyzing polysaccharides in wood cell walls. Enzymatic sugar ...
  • Clearwater Basin Biomass Atlas 

    Akhadov, A.; Ding, L.; Johnson, D.; Lewis, K.; Merslich, K.; Nabahe, L.; Volkema, M. (University of Idaho, Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance, 10/1/2011 )
    This atlas describes the assets within the Clearwater Basin, located in central Idaho, that can contribute to a supply chain using forest residuals to make chemical products like bio-jet fuel. Five categories of assets are ...
  • Western Montana Corridor: Sustainability (Vol. 4) 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance, 10/1/2013 )
    This volume evaluates the sustainability of producing bio-jet fuel and co-products made from wood residuals in the western Montana corridor region. Preliminary analyses for techno-economics, carbon life cycle, community ...
  • Western Montana Corridor: Overview (Vol. 1) 

    Poor, C.; Olsen, K.; Beyreuther, T.; Wolcott, M.; Laninga, T.; Vachon, M.; Zhu, R. (Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance, 10/1/2013 )
    This volume provides a brief overview of the NARA supply chain study for the western Montana corridor region.
  • Western Montana Corridor: Site Selection (Vol. 3) 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance, 10/1/2013 )
    This volume evaluates potential sites in the western Montana corridor that could participate in a supply chain that uses forest residuals as feedstock to produce bio-jet fuel and other co-products. The volume also offers ...
  • Western Montana Corridor: Executive Summary 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance, 10/1/2013 )
    This summary highlights the major achievements of the western Montana Corridor supply chain work performed by the Integrated Design Experience (IDX) course and supervised by NARA.
  • Western Montana Corridor: Regional Capacity (Vol. 2) 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance, 10/1/2013 )
    This volume evaluates the capacity for the western Montana corridor region to sustainably support a supply chain that uses forest residuals as feedstock to produce bio-jet fuel and other chemical products. Natural, physical, ...
  • NARA Newsletter, Volume 3.10 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (10/1/2014)
    This newsletter includes the following articles: NARA 2014 Annual Conference; Gauging the Impact of the Imagine Tomorrow Alternative Energy Competition; and Collecting, Processing and Transporting Forest Residuals at the ...
  • Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance Supply Chain 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (10/1/2014)
    This infographic illustrates the supply chain identified by the Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance to convert forest residuals to jet biofuel.
  • Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance Supply Chain, Metric Version 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (10/1/2014)
    This infographic illustrates the supply chain identified by the Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance to convert forest residuals to jet biofuel. Measurements are expressed in metric units for this version.
  • 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 ...
  • NARA Newsletter, Volume 4.8 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (10/1/2015)
    This newsletter includes the following articles: NARA 2015 Annual Meeting; NARA students provide supply chain data for the Olympic Peninsula; and The benefits of single vs. tandem trailers to haul post harvest forest residuals.