FPInnovations’ recent publications


The list of FPInnovations’ most recent reports and publications has been updated and is now available for the period ending March 31, 2020.

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Biodegradable polymer opportunities: pathways, producers, volume, applications & future direction

Biopesticides and biostimulants from bark extractives: greenhouse and field trials, high-level business case, life cycle assessment, and project conclusions

Cellulose reinforced biocomposites: annual report

Cellulosic fibres: process and coating technology

Lignin-based intermediate products and applications: year-end report

Standards development for competitiveness of the Canadian forest products industry


A climate change vulnerability assessment approach for resource roads

Automatic terrain feature detection and drivability assessment in forest

COGNIMO: an integrated system for real time information update and navigation: working towards localisation

Forestry 4.0 program overview

In-forest connectivity: user interface for broadcasting V2V basic safety message to drivers

In-forest connectivity: V2X coverage results

Northwestern Ontario forest fibre costing

Path planning for autonomous forestry vehicles: basic clear-cut pathing optimization

Performance evaluation of siding materials subjected to radiant heat loads

Solution pathways to completing the tree inventory: 3D point cloud segmentation for inventorying subcanopy

Survol du programme Foresterie 4.0

Towards realtime estimation of tree location, DBH, and terrain surface feature extraction from mobile LiDAR data

Tree segment and diameter extraction

Utilizing stem tops and small diameter stems processing productivity and recovered volume


Comparative study in harvesting equipment – synthetic hydraulic oil

Étude comparative de l’équipment forestier – huile hydraulique synthétique


Field assessment of two coatings for corrugated steel pipes: galvanized and aluminized type 2

Forest bridge capacity signage. A technical review of bridge load rating

Predicted pavement damage from widebase steering tires: a methodology to estimate widebase steering tire load equivalency


Method for CF retention measurement


A solid wood bioheat guide for rural and remote communities in Ontario

Design guide for timber-concrete composite floors in Canada

Expanding wood use towards 2025: seismic performance of braced mass timber frames, year 2

Expanding wood use towards 2025: seismic performance of midply shear walls

Guide sur la biothermie à partir de biomasse forestière pour les communautés rurales et éloignées de l’Ontario

Hybrid profiled decking innovation engine 2019–2020

Performance of naturally durable decks after 15 years of field exposure

Using life cycle assessment to reduce environmental impacts in Canadian construction: a review of best regulatory practices


Évaluation du Guardian, le système embarqué de surveillance de La Fatigue de 2e génération de Seeing Machines, dans le cadre des activités de transport de billes dans l’intérieur de la Colombie-Britannique

Evaluation of the Seeing Machines’ Guardian Gen 2 driver fatigue and distraction monitoring system in interior British Columbia log-hauling operations


Bridges & wildfire event: identifying information gaps in bridge protection in the context of resistance to wildland fire events

Effectiveness of retardant on mulch fuels: a case study at Pelican Mountain, 2018

Fuel amendment as a forest fuel removal treatment: exploratory trials in black spruce fuels at the Fort Providence Wildfire Experimental Site

Fuel treatment intensity and fire behaviour: experimental fires in mulched fuels at Pelican mountain

Hotspot detection in harvest debris burn sites: infrared sensing using remotely piloted aircraft systems

Integrating fuel treatment data into the Canadian wildland fire information framework: a review of Canadian data management systems and requirements

Operational considerations with water enhancing products: observation from drop testing experiments in Ontario

Performance evaluation of commercially available wildland fire chemicals using a custom-built thermal canister

Survival zones for wildland firefighters: a case study at Vine Creek in Jasper National Park

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