Special Issue "Wood Productions and Renewable Materials"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 May 2019
Prof. Dr. Pierre Blanchet
NSERC Industrial Research Chair on Ecoresponsible Wood Construction, Department of Wood and Forest Sciences, Université Laval, 2425 De la Terrasse St, Quebec City, Quebec, G1V 0A6, Canada
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Interests: Second wood processing; Product development; Wooden construction; Durability of materials and buildings; Eco conception; Operationalization of sustainable development
The global climate is putting significant pressure on the materials sector to decrease their environmental impacts. This is a real opportunity for growth in the use of forest products. Forests, sustainably managed, offer the opportunity for the society to make eco-responsible choices. Many economies depend on the forest sector. This special edition is an opportunity for researchers all over the world to demonstrate the advances they are making in the wise use of forest products.
This special edition of MDPI Forest is dedicated to forest products. More specifically, the topics are:
- Structural products
- Appearance wood products
- Hardwood uses
- Softwoods uses
- Transformation processes
- Wood as biomass energy
- The environmental impact of forest products
- Biorefinery products
- Forest products in the building
- Forest Products Marketing
- Mechanic and physic of wood
- Wood composites
- Wood bonding
- Hybrid materials using wood
- Wood protection
Prof. Dr. Pierre Blanchet
Manuscript Submission Information
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