Journal of Energy and Natural Resources

Volume 3, Issue 2, April 2014

  • Modelling the Competition for Forest Resources: The Case of Sweden

    Anna Olsson, Robert Lundmark

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, April 2014
    Pages: 11-19
    Received: 8 April 2014
    Accepted: 7 May 2014
    Published: 20 May 2014
    Abstract: Past decades increasing shares of forest resources have been diverted from the forest sector to the energy sector. The increasing utilization of forest fuel is, to a large extent, caused by economic policies introduced to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases. Since the energy sector is believed to continue to increase its use of forest fuel in t... Show More
  • Water Absorption Properties of Some Tropical Timber Species

    Emmanuel Tete Okoh

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, April 2014
    Pages: 20-24
    Received: 15 May 2014
    Accepted: 5 June 2014
    Published: 20 June 2014
    Abstract: The water absorption characteristics during soaking of Terminalia superba ( Ofram), Terminalia ivorensis (Emere) as currently threatened timber species and Quassia undulata ( Hotrohotro) and Recinodendron heudelotii.(Wama) as lesser used timber species were studied to determine and compare their absorption and diffusion coefficients as potential s... Show More