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Title: Advances in threat assessment and their application to forest and rangeland managementâ€”Volume 1
Author: Pye, John M.; Rauscher, H. Michael; Sands, Yasmeen; Lee, Danny C.; Beatty, Jerome S. tech. eds.
Source: Volume 1. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-802. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest and Southern Research Stations. 246 p
- Conversions of forest land: trends, determinants, projections, and policy considerations
Alig, Ralph; Stewart, Susan; Wear, David; Stein, Susan; Nowak, David
- Soil quality is fundamental to ensuring healthy forests
Page-Dumroese, Deborah; Jurgensen, Martin; Neary, Dan; Curran, Mike; Trettin, Carl.
- Assessing the threat that anthropogenic calcium depletion poses to forest health and productivity
Schaberg, Paul G.; Miller, Eric K.; Eagar, Christopher.
- Assessment of oak wilt threat to habitat of the golden-cheeked warbler, an endangered species, in central Texas
Appel, David N.; Camilli, Kim S.
- A methodology for assessing annual risk of southern pine beetle outbreaks across the southern region using pheromone traps
Billings, Ronald F; Upton, William W.
- Using historical photography to monitor and assess threats over time
- Integrating natural disturbances and management activities to examine risks and opportunities in the central Oregon landscape analysis
Hemstrom, Miles A.; Merzenich, James; Burcsu, Theresa; Ohmann, Janet; Singleton, Ryan
- Moderate-resolution data and gradient nearest neighbor imputation for regional-national risk assessment
Pierce, Kenneth B. Jr.; Brewer, C. Kenneth; Ohmann, Janet L.
- Integration of population genetic structure and plant response to climate change: sustaining genetic resources through evaluation of projected threats
Richardson, Bryce A.; Warwell, Marcus V.; Kim, Mee-Sook; Klopfenstein, Ned B.; McDonald, Geral I.
- Threats to private forest lands in the U.S.A.: a forests on the edge study
Stein, Susan M.; Hatfield, Mark H.; McRoberts, Ronald E.; Meneguzzo, Dacia M.; Comas, Sara.
- A spatial model for predicting effects of climate change on swiss needle cast disease severity in Pacific Northwest forests
Stone, Jeffrey K.; Coop, Leonard B.; Manter, Daniel K.
- Analyzing risks to protected areas using the human modification framework: a Colorado case study
Theobald, David M.; Wade, Alisa; Wilcox, Grant; Peterson, Nate.
- Modeling speciesâ€™ realized climatic niche space and predicting their response to global warming for several western forest species with small geographic distributions
Warwell, Marcus V.; Rehfeldt, Gerald E.; Crookston, Nicholas L.
- The influence of forest management on vulnerability of forests to severe weather
Beach, Robert H.; Sills, Erin O.; Liu, Tzu-Ming; Pattanayak, Subhrendu.
- Economic impacts of hurricanes on forest owners
Prestemon, Jeffrey P.; Holmes, Thomas P.
- Using remotely sensed data and elementary analytical techniques in post-katrina mississippi to examine storm damage modeling
Collins, Curtis A.; Evans, David L.; Belli, Keith L.; Glass, Patrick A.
- Evaluating the vulnerability of Maine forests to wind damage
Perry, Thomas E.; Wilson, Jeremy S.
- Information needs, acceptability of risk, trust, and reliance: The case of National Predictive Services customers
Winter, Patricia L.; Bigler-Cole, Heidi.
- Shared values and trust: The experience of community residents in a fire-prone ecosystem
Winter, Patricia L.; Cvetkovich, George T.
Description: In July 2006, more than 170 researchers and managers from the United States, Canada, and Mexico convened in Boulder, Colorado, to discuss the state of the science in environmental threat assessment. This two-volume general technical report compiles peer-reviewed papers that were among those presented during the 3-day conference. Papers are organized by four broad topical sectionsâ€”Land, Air and Water, Fire, and Pests/Biotaâ€”and are divided into syntheses and case studies. Land topics include discussions of forest land conversion and soil quality as well as investigations of speciesâ€™ responses to climate change. Air and water topics include discussions of forest vulnerability to severe weather and storm damage modeling. Fire topics include discussions of wildland arson and wildfire risk management as well as how people precieve wildfire risk and uncertainty. Pests/biota topics include discussions of risk mapping and probabilistic risk assessments as well as investigations of individual threats, including the southern pine beetle and Phytophora alni. Ultimately, this publication will foster exchange and collaboration between those who develop knowledge and tools for threat assessment and those who are responsible for managing forests and rangelands.
Keywords: Environmental threats, threat assessment, environmental risk analysis, disturbance, wildfire, pests, forest and rangeland management.
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Pye, John M.; Rauscher, H. Michael; Sands, Yasmeen; Lee, Danny C.; Beatty, Jerome S., tech. eds. 2010. Advances in threat assessment and their application to forest and rangeland managementâ€”Volume 1. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-802. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest and Southern Research Stations: 246 p.
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