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Title: Strategic Assessment of Bioenergy Development in the West Spatial Analysis and Supply Curve Development Final Report

Source: Parker, Nathan ; Tittman, Peter ; Hart, Quinn, et al. 2008. Strategic assessment of Bioenergy in the West: spatial analysis and supply curve development. Final report. Davis, CA : University of California, Davis, 2008. 86 p.

Author(s)Parker, Nathan; Tittmann, Peter; Hart, Quinn; Lay, Mui; Cunningham, Joshua; Jenkins, Bryan; Nelson, Richard; Skog, Ken; Milbrandt, Anelia; Gray, Ed; Schmidt, Anneliese

Publication Year: 2008  View PDF »

Category: Journal Articles

Abstract: In February 2008, the Western Governors' Association adopted a policy reaffirming the governors' strong commitment to enhance and diversify the region's transportation fuels portfolio. The Strategic Assessment of Bioenergy Developmentin the West represents a major step in fulfilling that commitment and expands upon earlier work through WGA's Clean and Diversified Energy Initiative and the ransportation Fuels Initiative. The Bioenergy Assessment Team was formed to xamine the potential for future development and to create a comprehensive framework to assess environmental, technical and socioeconomic impacts associated ith national, state and regional bioenergy and biomass management policies. This sessment will assist the governors individually and collectively as they develop bioenergy policies.

Keywords: Renewable energy sources; forest products; West; statistics; marketing; economic aspects; prices; forest thinning; thinning; biomass; utilization; renewable natural resources; sustainable forestry; forest biomass; market surveys; agricultural wastes; biomass energy; fibers; cornstalks; plant fibers; wood waste; statistics; waste products; timber supply; supply and demand; geographic information systems; biomass; forest resources; thinnings; mapping

File size: 8,404 kb(s)

Date posted: 11/20/2009

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RITS Product ID: 33028
Current FPL Scientist associated with this product
Skog, Kenneth E.
Supervisory Research Forester

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