Wood to energy: using southern interface fuels for bioenergy

  • Author(s): Staudhammer, C.; Hermansen, L.A.; Carter, D.; Macie, Ed
  • Date: 2011
  • Station ID: General Technical Report (GTR)-SRS-132


This publications aims to increase awareness of potential uses for woody biomass in the southern wildland-urban interface (WUI) and to disseminate knowledge about putting bioenergy production systems in place, while addressing issues unique to WUI areas. Chapter topics include woody biomass sources in the wildland-urban interface; harvesting, preprocessing and delivery of woody biomass in the wildland-urban interface; biomass conversion to energy and fuels; the economic availability of woody biomass; economic impact analysis of woody biomass energy development; and public perceptions of using wood for fuel.

  • Citation: Staudhammer, C.; Hermansen-Báez, L.A.; Carter, D.; Macie, E.A., eds. 2011. Wood to energy: using southern interface fuels for bioenergy. Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-132. Asheville, NC: Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 90 p.

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