Workshops

Incorporating Bioenergy into Sustainable Landscape Designs Workshop
March 4-6, 2014

Individual Presentations

  • Land Owner Perspective: Biomass for Energypdf
  • Overview of Feedstock Supply & Logistics and Sustainability Programspdf
  • Workshop Series on Landscape Design for Sustainable Bioenergypdf
  • Biodiversity responses to biofuel feedstock productionpdf
  • The Southern Forest Landscapepdf
  • Incorporating Bioenergy into Sustainable Landscape Designspdf
  • Advanced Hardwood Biofuels Northwestpdf
  • SFI Standardspdf
  • Projected effects of biofuel production on landscapes in North Carolinapdf
  • Environmental and governance challenges for mobilization of sustainable forest bioenergy supply chainspdf
  • Incorporating Bioenergy into Sustainable Landscape Designspdf
  • Key Challenges in the Southeaster USpdf
  • Large Private Forest Landownerpdf
  • Agroforestry systems for bioenergy in the southeatersn USApdf
  • Residual removal and biodiversitypdf
  • Eastern North Carolina Land Use History 101pdf
  • Effects of Feedstock Variations in Thermochemical Conversionpdf
  • Biomass Standardspdf
  • Woody Biomass Production in Lowlandspdf
  • Forest Guild - Why Biomass Guidelinespdf
  • Greenhouse gas emission calculations for forest operations involving residuespdf
  • The RSB Standard & Certification Systempdf
  • Forest Biomass for Bioenergy: European Perspectivespdf
  • Exploring Landscape Design for Biomass Production in the Northeast U.Spdf


 

 

 

 

 

 

News

The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 21 March the International Day of Forests. The Day celebrates and raises awareness of the importance of all types of forests. On each International Day of Forests, countries are encouraged to undertake local, national and international efforts to organize activities involving forests and trees, such as tree planting campaigns. For more information Click Here

BETO International SCOPE Report Launch Announcement for April 14, 2015

CBES Forums

Nate Pollesch will be conducting the CBES Forum for March. He will begin at 3:30pm on Wednesday, March 4th with a talk titled Bioenergy Sustainability Assessment: Mathematical approaches to protocol development.  Nate is currently working as a graduate research assistant with the Center for Bioenergy Sustainability.  For his biosketch click here

Future Forum Plans

The April CBES Forum will consist of a visit to and tour of the Carbon Fiber Technology Facility.  The tour is schedule for April 15, 2015 beginning at 3:00pm conducted by the Facility Operations Manager, Connie Jackson.  The Carbon Fiber Technology Facility is at the Horizon Center, 92 Palladium Way, Oak Ridge. For more information, see below:
Pamphlet
Fact Sheet
Map and Directions to the Facility

The May CBES Forum features Latha Baskaran of the Environmental Sciences, Landscape Ecology and Regional Analysis Group. Her talk is entitled Aquatic Macroinvertebrates for Assessing Water Quality Effects Associated with Bioenergy. The forum will begin at 3:30pm in Building 1505, Rm. 189. Click here for abstract.

In June, the CBES Forum guest speaker will be Chris Lituma. Chris is a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Center for Native Grasslands Management, Department of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. His talk is titled Multi-scale Assessment of Wildlife Sustainability in Switchgrass Biofuel Feedstock Production.

Links

Small Giant of Bioenergy http://www.bioenergyadvice.com/

www.biomass.energy.gov

Bioenergy Knowledge Discovery Framework (KDF), sponsored by DOE and developed by a team at ORNL led by CBES member Budhendra Bhaduri, now has its own interactive website.

IBSS - Southeastern Partnership for Integrated Biomass Supply Systems

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