Caribou Lab at the Northern Regional Center Sample Collection on the Willamette River Orange air emissions testing balloon

Caribou Nutrition

NCASI is investigating the nutritional needs of caribou in a multi-year program to identify options for enhancing the viability of caribou populations in managed boreal forests. Read more ›

Testing Mill Effluents

Laurel Eppstein and Bill Thacker conduct chemical phosphorus removal experiments on mill effluent. Read more about NCASI's water quality program ›

Long-Term Receiving Water Study

Bill Arthurs and Joan Ikoma collect data on fish, macroinvertebrate and periphyton populations and communities for NCASI's Long-Term Receiving Water Study (LTRWS). Read more ›

Air Emissions Testing

Ann Crapo, Ben Fair, and Bill Rice prepare to collect ambient samples of sulfur gases from wastewater treatment ponds. Read more about NCASI's air quality program ›


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What's New

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Dr. Alan Lucier, NCASI Senior Vice President, passed away suddenly on Thursday, March 27, 2014. Al was a dedicated and insightful leader of NCASI for more than thirty years. In addition to being an accomplished professional, Al was a warm, friendly, stalwart presence in the NCASI community. NCASI will greatly miss our friend and colleague.
webcastGeneric On Tuesday, April 22, at 2:00 PM (EDT) NCASI will hold the 20th webcast in its series based on the Handbook of Environmental Regulations and Control, Volume 1: Pulp & Paper Manufacturing. This session will cover chemical and mechanical wood pulping.
webcastGeneric NCASI will hold two SARA Section 313 Form R Reporting Web Workshops this year. These webcasts are intended for corporate and mill personnel with responsibility for preparing SARA Section 313 Form R reports, which are due on July 1. The session for pulp and paper mill personnel will be held on Tuesday, April 29, and the session for wood products personnel will be held on Thursday, May 1. Both sessions will start at 2 p.m. (EDT) and will run until approximately 4 p.m.
In Memoriam: Alan A. Lucier; NCASI publishes water quality modeling research; Recent NCASI study published in the peer-reviewed literature