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Dr. Ruben LAINA


Institution: Technic University of Madrid                                                                  
Role in the Action: MC member, WG 5

Phonenumer: + 34 913367128



Research interests related to EuroCoppice

  • harvesting technology
  • firewood
  • thinnings 

Publications related to EuroCoppice

  • Laina R., Tolosana E., Ambrosio Y., Productivity and cost of biomass harvesting for energy production in coppice natural stands of Quercus pyrenaica Willd. in central Spain. Biomass and Bioenergy 56. 2013. Pp 221-229 IF: 3,64


  • Laina R., Tolosana E., Ambrosio Y., An alternative skidding technology to the current use of crawler tractors in Alpine logging operations. Journal of cleaner production, 2012. Pp 73-79 IF: 2,46.


  • Tolosana E., Laina R., Ambrosio Y., Martínez-Ferrari, Recovering of forest biomass from Spanish hybrid poplar plantations. Biomass and Bioenergy XXX, I-II, 2011. Pp 2570-2580 IF: 3,64


  • Tolosana E., Laina R., Ambrosio Y., Martínez-Ferrari, Martín, M., Biomass and firewood harvesting from Quercus pyrenaica oak coppice thinnings: weight equations and harvesting productivity and cost. Int. Forestry Review, 2010.IF: 0,56


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