The FORAC-NEWS is a bilingual newspaper published once a year by the Consortium. We share vulgarized information on current research projects and the transfer activities in the Consortium.



FORAC News 2021

January 2021 - PDF Document 5.5 Mo 


Coordination : Edith Brotherton et Sophie Bélanger-LeBel
English review : Aliké Harel
Graphics : Sphynx Pub Inc.





Together, even remotely!

The new normal * Playing to better manage the industry logistical challenges * Training and skill monitoring heavy machinery operators with a digital twin * Characterization of wood piles at roadside * Identifying cost-effective harvest systems for fragmented forests * Automatic felling cut detection on trees * FORAC ID: a forestry data integration (and exploitation) platform * Multi-site reforestation value chain planning under uncertainty * Integrating spraying and harvesting planning during an outbreak of spruce budworm * Optimizing production allocation for a forest product value chain * Developing a decision-making tool for coordinated production and inventory management * Anticipating the production associated with debitting of a batch of logs * Retroaction loop for a smart planer