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Quantification of chemical changes taking place in spruce wood structure following long period thermal treatment

Presentation / Conference
Popescu, C., Ridley-Ellis, D., & Popescu, M. (2019, August)
Quantification of chemical changes taking place in spruce wood structure following long period thermal treatment. Paper presented at 2DCOS-10, The 10th International Symposium on Two-dimensional Correlation Spectroscopy, Changchun, China
Wood is a natural composite polymer containing different amounts of cellulose, lignin and hemicelluloses and some other low molecular compounds (i.e. extractives). Due to its ...

Strength grading of timber in the UK in 2018

Presentation / Conference
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2018, June)
Strength grading of timber in the UK in 2018. Presented at Timber 2018
This paper summarises the state-of-the-art of strength grading of UK-grown timber. It lists the following information along with the primary references: visual grading grades ...

The daily cycle of moisture content expansion and contraction in UK-grown Sitka spruce trees

Presentation / Conference
Adams, S., & Ridley-Ellis, D. (2018, June)
The daily cycle of moisture content expansion and contraction in UK-grown Sitka spruce trees. Paper presented at Timber 2018, London
The diameter of five dominant Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis) trees at Griffin Forest (near Aberfeldy, Scotland) were monitored at two minute intervals with dendrometers betwe...

Equipping ourselves for future forests and timber.

Presentation / Conference
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2018, May)
Equipping ourselves for future forests and timber. Presented at Institute of Chartered Foresters National Conference, Edinburgh
Presentation to the Institute of Chartered Foresters National Conference, "Innovation for change - New drivers for tomorrow’s forestry" Edinburgh 2-3 May 2013 https://www.cha...

Home grown timber now and in the future.

Presentation / Conference
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2017, November)
Home grown timber now and in the future. Presented at WTS British Timber Seminar
Presentation to the wood technology society "British Timber Seminar" at IOM3, November 2017

Timber grading update

Presentation / Conference
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2017, November)
Timber grading update. Presented at SIRT update seminar
The latest news on timber grading standards and how they effect structural timber production in UK and IE

Assessing timber quality

Presentation / Conference
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2017, October)
Assessing timber quality. Presented at Royal Forestry Society Future Technology Conference
The use of technology for assessing and monitoring timber quality in the forest and at harvesting

Assessing timber quality.

Presentation / Conference
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2017, October)
Assessing timber quality. Presented at 1st National Forestry and Aboriculture Student Conference
Presentation about technology for assessing timber quality, at the Royal Forestry Society Future Foresters Technology Day (1st National Forestry and Aboriculture Student Confe...

Timber properties of minor conifer species in Britain and future marketing opportunities

Presentation / Conference
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2017, May)
Timber properties of minor conifer species in Britain and future marketing opportunities. Presented at The National Forestry Conference for Ireland "an appraisal of the silvicultural and marketing potential of coniferous alternatives to Sitka spruce", Johnstown House Hotel, Enfield, Co. Meath

Bringing new species to the market place

Presentation / Conference
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2017, May)
Bringing new species to the market place. Presented at EFIATLANTIC AND IEFC ANNUAL MEETING The Role of Alternative Tree Species in the Forests of Atlantic Europe, Edinburgh