Biomass Presentations

Presentations and Publications

Find presentations from biomass experts here. More presentations are upcoming.

Monitoring Effects of PJ Harvest and Utilization Final Report (December 2014); USU PI / Liaison: Darren McAvoy, Co-PIs: Kari E. Veblen, Helga Van Miegroet, Ron Ryle; Student Research Assistants: Brittany Duncan, Shane Stickney, Department of Wildland Resources

Biochar Demonstration to Remediate Pollution in Oregon, research funded by the USDA Forest Service, in cooperation with Family Forests of Oregon

Using Steam-Activated Biochar to Reduce Excessive Copper Levels, published by the Journal of Environmental Quality

Biochar Basics, "Learn at Lunch" webcast presented by USU Forestry Extension and the Utah DFFSL

Reducing Carbon Emissions from Sagebrush-Steppe, fact sheet from the SageSTEP group published January 2014

The promise (and uncertainties) of Biochar, article by Nancy Maddox published in the September 2013 CSA News

Biochar Utilization Instructions, Instructions on the usage of biochar in nursery applications by the Business Environmental Program, University of Nevada, Reno

A Field Demonstration for Mobile Torrefaction to Produce Biochar, research from the NC Farm Center for Innovation & Sustainability

Biochar Amendments to Forest soils: Effects on Soil Properties and Tree Growth, research done by Kristin McEligott of the University of Idaho

A Handful of Carbon, article by Johannes Lehmann published in the 10 May 2007 issue of the journal, Nature

Biochar: Recycling Waste Biomass to its Highest Value Use, pdf of a PowerPoint by Hugh McLaughlin given in 2010

Biochar and Sustainable Agriculture, informational sheet published by ATTRA - The National Sustainable Agricultural Information Service

The Use of Seedbed Modifications and Wood Chips to accelerate Restoration of Well Pad Sites, research published in the Journal of Restoration Ecology

Environmental Consequences of Pyrolysis, pdf of a Powerpoint presentation by the U.S. Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station

Use of Biochar as a Soil Amendment, report by Washington State University

An Introduction to Woody Biomass and Biochar in Utah, recorded webcast by UBRG co-chair Darren McAvoy

Biomass Cofiring in Utility Boilers, in-depth study by N.S. Harding & Associates

Biomass Cofiring in Utility Boilers -- General Overview, pdf of a PowerPoint by N.S. Harding & Associates

Pinyon Pine and Juniper Biochar Application to Four Eastern Nevada Soils, report by USDA-ARS Northwest Irrigation and Soils Research Laboratory

Analysis of Utah Juniper-Based Biochar, report by Control Laboratories

Off-Road Transport of Pinyon/Juniper, report by the U.S. Forest Service Southern Research Center

Biomass Cofiring Study, pdf of a PowerPoint by the University of Utah Institute for Clean and Secure Energy

Intermountain Planting Guide, report by the USDA-ARS Forage and Range Research Lab and Utah State University Extension