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COFORD Connects Notes

COFORD Connects notes (click on name for full text):

  1. Establishment of Short Rotation Coppice seen from a harvesting point of view. (pdf 845Kb) 
  2. Harvesting of Short Rotation Coppice Willow. (pdf 339Kb) 
  3. Storage of Short Rotation Coppice Willow fuel. (pdf 305Kb) 
  4. Wood as a renewable source of energy (pdf 154Kb) 
  5. Harvesting wood for energy from early first thinnings. (pdf 325Kb) 
  6. Harvesting wood for energy from later thinnings. (pdf 151Kb) 
  7. Firewood. (pdf 275Kb) 
  8. Quality wood chip fuel. (pdf 140Kb) 
  9. Ordering and receiving wood chip fuel. (pdf 122Kb) 
  10. Delivery and storage of wood chip fuel. (pdf 625Kb) 
  11. The production of wood pellets. (pdf 738Kb) 
  12. Simple ways to check wood pellet quality. (pdf 99Kb) 
  13. Guidelines for designing a wood pellet storage facility. (pdf 680Kb) 
  14. Estimated woodflow for the Republic of Ireland for 2006. (pdf 855Kb) 
  15. Roundwood supply, wood energy and related issues in the UNECE region. (pdf 165Kb) 
  16. An overview of the Irish wood-based biomass sector. (pdf 456Kb) 
  17. Gasifier-type firewood fuelled boilers. (pdf 142Kb) 
  18. An outline of the ForestEnergy series of COFORD Connects notes (pdf 800Kb) 
  19. Standard shortwood harvesting of conifer first thinnings for 3 m pulpwood and industrial roundwood (pdf 226Kb) 
  20. Integrated harvesting of conifer first thinnings for 4.3 m energy wood and industrial roundwood (pdf 441Kb) 
  21. Whole-tree harvesting of conifer first thinnings for energy wood chip production (pdf 274Kb) 
  22. Producing firewood from conifer first thinnings (pdf 220Kb) 
  23. Whole-tree harvesting of broadleaf first thinning for energy wood chip production (pdf 425Kb) 
  24. Production of wood chip from premature clearfelling of lodgepole pine on cutaway peat (pdf 270Kb) 
  25. Forest storage and seasoning of conifer and broadleaf whole trees (pdf 252Kb) 
  26. Storage and seasoning of conifer and broadleaf firewood (pdf 229Kb) 
  27. Long term storage and seasoning of conifer energy wood (pdf 389Kb) 
  28. Units, conversion factors and formulae for wood for energy (pdf 444Kb) 
  29. Harvesting birch woodland on cutaway peat for wood chip production (pdf 206Kb) 
  30. Producing firewood from broadleaf first thinnings (pdf 198Kb) 
  31. Whole-tree harvesting of softwood first thinnings for energy wood chip production, chemical thinning (pdf 312Kb) 
  32. A synthesis and comparison of forest energy harvesting methods in broadleaves (pdf 233Kb) 
  33. An overview of the Irish wood-based biomass sector in 2007-2008 (pdf 141Kb) 
  34. Preview of European standards for solid biofuels (pdf 182Kb) 
  35. An overview of the 2009 UNECE Timber Committee Meeting (pdf 161Kb) 
  36. The greenhouse gas balance of peatland forest (pdf 365Kb) 
  37. Handling and using wood fuels in a safe manner with regard to Carbon Monoxide (CO). (pdf 347Kb) 
  38. Woodflow and biomass use on the island of Ireland 2009. (pdf 446Kb) 
  39. Woodflow and biomass use on the island of Ireland 2010. (pdf 504Kb) 
  40. Woodflow and forest-based biomass energy use on the island of Ireland (2011) (pdf 564Kb) 
  41. Carbon sequestration in Irish forests (pdf 312Kb) 
  42. Wood as a renewable source of energy (pdf 154Kb) 
  43. Woodflow and forest-based biomass energy use on the island of Ireland (2012) - revised September 2013 (pdf 816Kb) 
  44. Getting the most out of your Firewood (pdf 212Kb) 
  45. Calorific value of Irish woodfuel (pdf 259Kb) 
  46. Ash content of Irish woodfuel (pdf 266Kb) 
  47. Review of worldwide standards (pdf 509Kb) 
  48. New fuels Thermally treated (pdf 387Kb) 
  49. Health and safety aspects of using woodchips as fuel (pdf 349Kb) 
  50. Health and safety in the handling storage and use of wood pellets (pdf 376Kb) 
  51. Wood ash (pdf 344Kb) 

To order a printed copy of any of these notes, email garrett.murtagh@agriculture.gov.ie with the title of the note/s and your contact details.

Copyright COFORD 2006.