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Additional publications are available for download below.


Conferences, Workshops, Meetings

  • Proceedings from the COST Action FP1407 Final Conference in Belgrade, Serbia are available for download.
  • Proceedings and Presentations from the COST Action FP1407 WG1 and WG4 meeting “Wood modification in Europe: processes, products, applications”, Firenze are available for download.
  • Proceedings from the 9th European Conference on Wood Modification ECWM9 in Arnhem, Netherlands are available for download.
  • Presentations given at the 3rd FP1407 Conference in Kuchl, Austria are available for download.
  • Presentations, proceedings, and other event material from the FP1407 Workshop: Think outside of the wooden box! PhD Workshop
  • Presentations given at the Workshop, FP1407 Training School: Service life of modified wood in Bangor, UK are available for download.
  • Presentations and Proceedings from the Presentations of 2nd FP1407 Conference in Brno are available for download.
  • Proceedings from the Presentations of World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE 2016) in Vienna, Austria are available for download.
  • Presentations given at the technical Workshop, Application of NIR spectroscopy in wood science and technology are available for download.
  • The program and book of abstracts for the technical Workshop, Application of NIR spectroscopy in wood science and technology, organized by the National Research Council, Trees and Timber Institute (CNR- IVALSA) in collaboration with COST actions FP1303 and FP1407 and the Italian Society for NIR Spectroscopy is available. 
  • Presentations given at the COST Actions FP1407 WG 2 and FP1303 joint meeting:  “LCA of wood modification processes:  where are the weaknesses in inventories?” can be downloaded here
  • Proceedings COST Action FP1407's First International Conference, "Life cycle assessment, EPDs, and modified wood" can be downloaded here.
  • Presentations given at the COST Action FP1407's First International Conference, "Life cycle assessment, EPDs, and modified wood" are available here.


Books and Journal Articles

Title:  Thermally modified (TM) beech wood: compression properties, fracture toughness and cohesive law in mode II obtained from the three-point end-notched flexure (3ENF) test, Holzforschung, 20180188, ISSN (Online) 1437-434X, ISSN (Print) 0018-3830, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/hf-2018-0188.
Authors:  Václav Sebera, Miguel Redón-Santafé, Martin Brabec, David Děcký, Petr Čermák, Jan Tippner, and Jaromír Milch.

Title:  An examination of the potential for the use of the Maillard reaction to modify wood, (2018) International Wood Products Journal, 9:3, 108-114, DOI: 10.1080/20426445.2018.1471840
Authors:  K. Peeters, E. Larnøy, A. Kutnar & C. A. S. Hill.

Title: Adhesion strength of thermally compressed and varnished wood (TCW) substrate, Progress in Organic Coatings, (2018) 125: 331-338.
Authors: Bekhta P., Krystofiak T., Proszyk S., Lis B.

Title: Surface gloss of lacquered medium density fibreboard panels veneered with thermally compressed birch wood, Progress in Organic Coatings, (2018) 117: 10-19.
Authors: Bekhta P., Krystofiak T., Proszyk S., Lis B.

Title:  Swedish architects view of engineered wood products in buildings, Journal of Cleaner Production, Volume 181, 20 April 2018, Pages 33-41.
Authors:  Emilia Markström, Manja Kitek Kuzman, Anders Bystedt, Dick Sandberg, Magnus Fredriksson

Title:  Prototype of the Near-Infrared Spectroscopy Expert System for Particleboard Identification, Journal of Spectroscopy, Volume 2018, Article ID 6025163, https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/6025163
Author:  Anna Sandak, Jakub Sandak, Dominika Janiszewska, Salim Hiziroglu, Marta Petrillo, and Paolo Grossi

Title:  Predobdelava površine lesa s plazmo DBD za povečanje učinkovitosti površinske zaščite s premazi na vodni osnovi. V: HUMAR, Miha (ur.), KRAIGHER, Hojka (ur.). Gozd in les : 70 let, (Studia Forestalia Slovenica, ISSN 0353-6025, 157). 1. izd. Ljubljana: Založba Silva Slovenica, Gozdarski inštitut Slovenije: Silva Slovenica Publishing Centre, Slovenian Forestry Institute. 2017, 50-54. [Book]
Authors:  Žigon, Jure, Petrič, Marko, Dahle, Sebastian

Title:  Dynamic contact angle of loose and tight sides of thermally compressed birch veneer, Drvna Industrija 69(4):387-394, January 2019. DOI: 10.5552/drind.2018.1826.  
Authors: Pavlo Bekhta, Tomasz Krystofiak, Stanislaw Proszyk, Barbara Lis

Title:  Effect of wood drying and heat modification on some physical and mechanical properties of radiata pine, (2017).  Drying Technology, 1-8
Authors:  Herrera-Díaz, R., Sepúlveda-Villarroel, V., Pérez-Peña, N., Salvo-Sepúlveda, L., Salinas-Lira, C., Llano-Ponte, R., & Ananías, R. A.

Title:  Mobility and toxicity of heavy metal(loid)s arising from contaminated wood ash application to a pasture grassland soil, 2016, L. Environmental Pollution, 218, 419-427.
Authors:  Mollon, L.C., Norton, G.J., Trakal, L., Moreno-Jimenez, E., Elouali, F.Z., Hough, R.L., Beesley

Title:  Some Physical and Mechanical characterization of Tunisian planted Eucalytusloxophleba and Eucalyptus salmonophloia woods. JCBPS; Section B; February 2017 – April 2017, Vol. 7, No. 2; 537-549.E- ISSN: 2249 –1929.
Authors:  Elaieb M.T,  Sarra Ben Rhouma,  Ali Khouaja, Ali Khorchani, IssamTouhami, M.L.Khouja, Kévin Candelier

Title:  Physical, mechanical and natural durability properties of reforestation Pinushalepensis Mill. wood from the Mediterranean basin. Bois et Forêts des Tropiques, 2017, n° 331 (1).
Authors:  Elaieb M.T., Shel F., Elouellani S., Janah T., Rahouti M., Thevenon M. F., Candelier K

Title:  Comparative Study of Local Tunisian Woods Properties and the Respective Qualities of Their Charcoals Produced by a New Industrial Eco-Friendly Carbonization Process, Waste Biomass Valor (2016). doi:10.1007/s12649-016-9780-1.
Authors: Elaieb M.T, Khouaja A, Valette J, Volle G, Khouja M.L, Candelier K.

Title:  Heat treatment of Tunisian soft wood species: effect on the durability, chemical modifications and mechanical properties. Maderas-Cienc Tecnol Vol 17, No 4 (2015).
Authors:  Elaieb M.T., Candelier K., Pétrissans A., Dumarçay S., Gérardin P., Pétrissans M.

Title:  Utilization of temperature kinetics as prediction’s way to treatment intensity and corresponding treated wood quality: durability and mechanical properties. Maderas-Cienc Tecnol, Vol 17, N° 2, 2015
Authors:  Candelier K., Hannouz S., Elaieb M.T., Collet R., Dumarçay S., Pétrissans A., Gérardin, P., Pétrissans M.

Title:  Impact of location and forestry conditions on some physical and mechanical properties of northern Tunisian Pinus pinea L. Wood. Bois et Forêts des tropiques, 2015, N°324 (2).
Authors:  Elaieb M.T., Khaldi A., Candelier K.

Title:  Chapitre d’ouvrage “Le bois du pin d’Alep Tunisien : propriétés, potentialités et débouchés. Le Pin d’Alep en Tunisie : Ecologie, Gestion et Usage. Institut National de Recherches en Génie Rural, Eaux et Forêts, 2017.
Authors:  Elaieb M.T, Foued SHEL , Mohamed Larbi KHOUJA et Kévin CANDELIER 

Title:  iForest Collection/Special issue:  COST action FP1407 Understanding wood modification through an integrated scientific and environmental impact approach 
Guest Editors: Giacomo Goli, Andreja Kutnar, Dennis Jones, Dick Sandberg

Title:  Effects of thermo-vacuum treatment on secondary metabolite content and antioxidant activity of poplar (Populus nigra L.) wood extracts, Industrial Crops and Products Volume 109, 15 December 2017, Pages 384-390  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2017.08.052.
Authors:  Luigi Todaro, Daniela Russo, Paola Cetera, Luigi Milella

Title:  Reduction of the surface colour variability of thermally modified Eucalyptus globulus wood by colour pre-grading and homogeneity thermal treatment, 2018, European Journal of Wood and Wood Products, Issue 5/2018.
Authors:  Carolina Griebeler, Gianluca Tondi, Thomas Schnabel, Carmen Iglesias, Sergio Ruiz

Title:  Effect of wood drying and heat modification on some physical and mechanical properties of radiata pine, 2017, Drying Technology, 1-8.
Author: René Herrera-Díaz et al.

Title:  Life Cycle Assessment – Opportunities for Forest Products Sector, Society of Wood Science and Technology, BioBusiness Products (6)2, 2017. https://doi.org/10.22382/bpb-2017-006.
Authors:  Andreja Kutnar and Callum Hill

Title:  Effect of volatile organic compounds from Pinus sylvestris and Picea abies on Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Streptococcus pneumoniae and Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium, 2017, Holzforschung, 71(11), 905-912.
Authors:  Vainio-Kaila, T., Hänninen, T., Kyyhkynen, A., Ohlmeyer, M., Siitonen, A., & Rautkari, L.

Title:  Micromechanics of the internal bond in wood plastic composites: integrating measurement and modeling, Wood Sci Technol (2017) 51: 997. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00226-017-0934-5
Authors:  Schwarzkopf, M., Muszyński, L., Hammerquist, C.C. et al.

Title:  Use of sustainable wood building materials in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia and Sweden(2)
Authors:  Obućina, Murčo, Kitek Kuzman, Manja, and Sandberg, Dick

Title: Thermally Modified Timber: Recent Developments in Europe and North America, (2016), Wood and Fiber Science, Vol 48.
Authors:  Dick Sandberg and Andreja Kutnar. 



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