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Title: The U.S. Forest Service Forest Products Laboratory: 1910-2010, a century of research working for you

Source: Forest Products Journal: Vol. 59, No. 10, pp. 6-20, 2009

Author(s): Spartz, James

Publication Year: 2009  View PDF »

Category: Journal Articles

Abstract: Since 1910, the Forest Products Laboratory (FPL) has promoted healthy forests and forest-based economies through the efficient, sustainable use of American wood resources. These past 100 years have produced an extraordinary amount of research. From propellers and paper to construction materials and fire safety, the Forest Products Laboratory has helped make life easier, more comfortable, and infinitely more rewarding for almost every American.

Keywords: Wood utilization, forest products, United States, history, research projects, research, utilization, Forest Products Laboratory, research institutes, wood research, technology transfer, processing, service life, composite materials, wood chemistry, research policy, research programs, product testing, forest products research, review article

Publication Review Process: Informally Refereed (Peer-Reviewed)

File size: 1,050 kb(s)

Date posted: 05/17/2010

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