US Forest Service Research & Development
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  • 1400 Independence Ave., SW
  • Washington, D.C. 20250-0003
  • 800-832-1355
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Steve Norman

Research Ecologist
Asheville, NC
Phone: 828-259-0535

Current Research

Applications of comparative risk assessment for managing fire prone forests using diverse datasets and GIS. Assessment of the historical importance of fire and other disturbances in the development of coast redwood forests using tree ring analysis. Modeling vegetation patterns and changes in fire climate in northwestern California.


  • Penn State University, Ph.D. Geography, 2002
  • Western Illinois University, M.A. Geography, 1991
  • Mansfield University of PA, B.A. Geography-Environmental Science, 1987

Publications & Products

Research Highlights


advancing the Comparative Risk Assessment Framework and Tools (CRAFT)

The Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center and the University of North Carolina Asheville's National Environmental Modeling and A ...


Last updated on : 11/01/2013