Patrick H. Brose
Northeastern Research Station
P.O. Box 267
Phone: (814) 563-1040
Fax: (814) 563-1048
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
Thesis: Distribution of pear thrips in three forest soil drainage classes.
1989 – B.S. Brigham Young University. Botany and Range
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
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
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
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.