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  • Pacific Northwest Wood-Based Biofuels: Site Selection & Design 

    Olsen, Karl; Laninga, Tamara; Austin, Gary; Vachon, Michele (2016)
    This document presents Pacific Northwest supply chain estimates, case studies of specific sites within the PNW region, and conceptual master plans for consideration by stakeholders and communities as they search for ways ...
  • Olympic Peninsula: Site Analysis Report 

    Laninga, Tamara; Olsen, Karl; Yadama, Vikram (2016)
    This report provides supply chain estimates and case studies for the Herman Brothers operation in Port Angeles, WA, and the Port Townsend Paper Corporation in Port Townsend, WA.
  • Olympic Peninsula Liquids Depot and Lignin-Based Co-products Study: Preliminary Scoping 

    Laninga, Tamara; Olsen, Karl; Yadama, Vikram (2016)
    This document provides the scope of work anticipated for the Olympic Peninsula case study.
  • 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.
  • Sustainable Feedstock Production 

    Maguire, Doug; Mainwaring, Doug; Hann, David; Bluhm, Andrew; Coons, Kristin; (2016)
    This report provides improved allometric biomass equations for intensively managed stands and nutrient analyses of the biomass components included in these equations. This work will enable a more accurate estimation of ...
  • Production of Jet Fuel using Biochemcat 

    Ahring, Birgitte; Srinivas, Keerthi; Garrett, Benjamin; Murali, Nanditha; (2016)
    This report describes efforts to adapt the BioChemCat technology to convert lignocellulosic biomass into volatile fatty acids.
  • Process Design and Economics for Biochemical Conversion of Softwood Lignocellulosic Biomass to Isoparaffinic Kerosene and Lignin Co-products 

    Marrs, Gevan; Spink, Tom; Gao, Allan (2016)
    This techno-economic analysis has been prepared for a greenfield integrated biorefinery to produce renewable jet fuel and co-products from softwood forest harvest residuals.
  • Biorefinery Value Chain Outputs 

    Smith, Paul; Chen, Min; Cline, Stephen; (2016)
    This study characterizes the structure of the US biofuels industry and US bio-based chemicals industry while also examining the cellulosic biofuel biorefineries regarding commercialization factors.
  • Effects of Varying Forest Floor and Slash Retention on Soil Nutrient and Carbon Pools in a Regenerating Douglas-fir Tree Farm: NARA-Soils 

    Hatten, Jeff; Gallo, Adrian; (2016)
    This report provides soil temperature, moisture, and respiration data for two years after biomass harvesting, OM removal, and compaction treatments that bracketed the range of reality likely present in a biomass harvesting ...
  • Biomass Modeling and Assessment 

    Latta, Greg; Adams, Darius; Clark, Joshua; Crandall, Mindy; Guerrero Ocho, Isabel; (2016)
    This report describes two models: the NARA Biomass model (NBM) and the Land Use and Resource model.
  • NARA's Investment in Biofuel Education 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (2016-01)
    This flier describes education programs administered through Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance and their impact.
  • Production of Lignocellulosic Isobutanol by Fermentation and Conversion to Biojet 

    Hawkins, Andrew C; Ley, Joseph; (2016)
    This report describes the fermentation and process technology developed by Gevo and used to convert forest residuals into biojet fuel.
  • Refinery-to-Wing Stakeholder Assessment 

    Smith, Paul; Gaffney, Michael; Shi, Wenping; Hoard, Season; Ibarrola, Ibon; Rijkhoff, Sanne; Mueller, Daniel; Sanders, Christina; Rogachevsky, Joseph; (2016)
    This report measures and ranks perceived drivers and barriers to an economically viable sustainable jet fuel industry in the PNW region through personal interviews with key aviation fuel supply chain stakeholders and ...
  • 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.
  • SPORL Pretreatment of Douglas-fir Forest Residue for Precommercial Scale Productions of Sugar/ Biofuel 

    Zhu, Junyong; Gleisner, Rolland; Gilles, William; Leu, Shaoyuan; Lou, Hongming; Zhang, Chao; Lan, Tianqing; Wang, Qianqian; Zhou, Haifeng; Cheng, Jinlan; Gu, Feng; Zhang, Jinzhi; Zhao, Xuebing; Chandra, Subhash; Qin, Yanlin; Yang, Mingyan; (2016)
    This report describes the development of pretreatment conditions used to develop 1,000 gallons of biojet fuel derived from forest residuals.
  • Formulations for Coproduct Lignin-Based Plastics 

    Sarkanen, Simo; Chen, Yi-ru; Wang, Yun-Yan; (2016)
    This report describes the creation of polymeric blends containing lignosulfonates derived from NARA lignin and provides a techno-economic assessment for their use as an alternative source of engineering plastics.
  • Preparation of Pretreated Biomass 

    Ahring, Birgitte; Biswas, Rajib; Teller, Philip; Srinivas, Keerthi; Fry, Justin; Kroeger, Marty; (2016)
    This report describes the development of the wet-explosion pretreatment technology on Douglas-fir forest residuals.
  • 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, ...
  • Environmental Assessment of Biorefinery Co-Products 

    Pelton, Rylie; Chen, Luyi; Smith, Timothy; (2016)
    This report identifies the drivers for bio-product environmental performance and criteria for environmental preferability.
  • Characterization and Potential Applications of Milled Wood Lignin Obtained from Sugar Depot Biorefinery Process 

    Zhang, Xiao; Ma, Ruoshui; Ling, Kuan-Ting; Wang, Peipei; (2016)
    This report aims at characterizing the structural properties of milled wood lignin and identifying its potential application.