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USDA Forest Service
Northeastern Research Station


Forestry Sciences Laboratory

PO Box 267
Irvine, PA 16329

(814) 563-1040

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Patrick H. Brose

USDA Forest Service
Northeastern Research Station
P.O. Box 267
Irvine , PA 16329-0267
Phone: (814) 563-1040
Fax: (814) 563-1048
E-mail: pbrose@fs.fed.us
 
Education:
  • 1997 Ph.D. Clemson University. Forest Resources
    Dissertation: Effects of seasonal prescribed fires on oak-dominated shelterwood stand

  • 1991 – M.S. The Pennsylvania State University. Forest Resources.
    Thesis: Distribution of pear thrips in three forest soil drainage classes.

  • 1989 – B.S. Brigham Young University. Botany and Range Science.

 
Work Experience:
  • 2000 – Present. Research Forester, Northeastern Research Station, Irvine, PA. Research empasis is on the ecology and silviculture of oak and fire behavior in mixed-oak forests.

  • 1997 – 1999. Research Forester, Southern Research Station, Clemson, SC. Conducted fire ecology research in pine flatwood and table mountain pine ecosystems.


  • 1994 – 1997. Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Forest Resources, Clemson University, Clemson, SC. Conducted fire ecology research in mixed-oak ecosystems.

  • 1991 – 1994. Forester, South Dakota Division of Forestry, Custer, SD. Provided technical fire and forest management assistance to private landowners.

  • 1989 – 1991. Graduate Research Assistant, School of Forest Resources, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA. Conducted basic research on the behavior of an insect defoliator of sugar maple forests.

  • 1979 – 1989. Forest Technician, U.S. Forest Service. Worked seasonally in fire and timber management in several western states.

Civic and Professional Affiliations:
  • Society of American Foresters
Selected Publications:
  • Brose, P.H. and T.A. Waldrop. In press. Fire and the origin of Table Mountain pine – pitch pinecommunities in the southern Appalachians. Canadian Journal of Forest Research.

  • Brose, P.H.; Schuler, T.M.; and J.S. Ward. In press. Responses of oak and other hardwood regeneration to prescribed fire: What we know as of 2005. Proceedings of the Fire in Eastern Oak Forests Conference. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report NE - ???

  • Brose, P.H.; Miller, G.W.; Gottschalk, K.W. In press. Re-introducing fire to the mixed oak forests of Pennsylvania: Response of striped maple. Proceedings of the National Silviculture Workshop. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report PSW - ???

  • Brose, P.H. In press. Development of interim oak assessment guidelines for the SILVAH decision-support system. Proceedings of the 15th Central Hardwoods Forest Conference. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report SE - ???

  • Brose, P.H. and T.A. Waldrop. In press. Changes in the disturbance regime of upland yellow pine stands in the southern Appalachian Mountains during the 20th century. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report SE - ???

  • Brose, P.H. and D.D. Wade. 2002. Potential fire behavior in pine flatwoods forests following three different fuel reduction techniques. Forest Ecology and Management 163: 71-84.

  • Brose, P.; Schuler, T.; Van Lear, D.; and J. Berst. 2001. Bringing fire back: the changing regimes of the Appalachian mixed oak forests. Journal of Forestry 99: 30-35.

  • Brose, P.H.; D.H. Van Lear; and P.D. Keyser. 1999. A shelterwood-burn technique for regenerating oak stands on productive upland sites in the Piedmont region. Southern Journal of Applied Forestry 23(3): 158-163.

  • Brose, P.H. and D.H. Van Lear. 1999. Effects of seasonal prescribed fires on residual overstory trees in oak-dominated shelterwood stands. Southern Journal of Applied Forestry 23: 88-93.

  • Brose, P.H.; Van Lear, D.H.; and R. Cooper. 1999. Using shelterwood harvests and prescribed fire to regenerate oak stands on productive upland sites. Forest Ecologyand Management 113: 125-141.

  • Waldrop, T.A. and P.H. Brose. 1999. A comparison of fire intensity levels for stand replacement of table mountain pine. Forest Ecology and Management 113: 155-166.

  • Brose, P.H. and D.H. Van Lear. 1998. Responses of hardwood advance regeneration to seasonal prescribed fires in oak-dominated shelterwoodstands. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 28: 331-339.