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Institution: Finnish Forest Research Institute (Metla)                
Role in the Action: MC substitute, WG 3

Phonenumer: + 358 50 391 3255



Research interests related to EuroCoppice

  • harvesting
  • procurement technology
  • logistic systems

Publications related to EuroCoppice

  • Laitila, J., Kilponen, M. & Nuutinen, Y. 2013. Productivity and Cost-Efficiency of Bundling Logging Residues at Roadside Landing. Croatian Journal of Forest Engineering 34(2): 175-187.


  • Laitila, J. 2012. Methodology for choice of harvesting system for energy wood from early thinning. Dissertationes Forestales 143. 68 p.


  • Laitila, J. & Väätäinen, K. 2012. Truck transportation and chipping productivity of whole trees and delimbed energy wood in Finland. Croatian Journal of Forest Engineering 33(2): 199-210.


  • Laitila, J., Heikkilä, J. & Anttila, P. 2010. Harvesting alternatives, accumulation and procurement cost of small-diameter thinning wood for fuel in Central Finland. Silva Fennica 44(3): 465-480.


  • Jäppinen, E., Korpinen, O.-J., Laitila, J. & Ranta, T. 2013. Greenhouse gas emissions of forest bioenergy supply and utilization in Finland. Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews 29: 369-382.


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