USDA Forest Service
 
 
 

Human Dimensions Program
Rocky Mountain Research Station

800 East Beckwith Ave
Missoula, MT 59801

(406) 542-4150

United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service.

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Mike Bevers, Forest Management Research Scientist


Mike Bevers

Publications

Research Articles

Hof , J. and M. Bevers. 2000. Linear approaches to spatial optimization. In: Society of American Foresters Seventh Symposium on Systems Analysis in Forest Resources, Bellaire, MI, May 28-31, 1997, pp. 14-21.

Hof , J., P. N. Omi, M. Bevers and R. D. Laven. 2000. A timing-oriented approach to spatial allocation of fire management effort. Forest Science 46:442-451.

Hof , J. and M. Bevers. 2000. Optimizing forest stand management with natural regeneration and single-tree choice variables. Forest Science 46:168-175.

Bevers, M. and C. H. Flather. 1999. The distribution and abundance of populations limited at multiple spatial scales. Journal of Animal Ecology 68:976-987.

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Bevers, M. and J. Hof. 1999. Spatially optimizing wildlife habitat edge effects in forest management linear and mixed-integer programs. Forest Science 45:249-258.

Bevers, M. and C. H. Flather. 1999. Numerically exploring habitat fragmentation effects on populations using cell-based coupled map lattices. Theoretical Population Biology 55:61-76.

Hof , J., C. H. Sieg and M. Bevers. 1999. Spatial and temporal optimization in habitat placement for a threatened plant: the case of the western prairie fringed orchid. Ecological Modelling 115:61-76.

Bevers, M., J. Hof, D. W. Uresk and G. L. Schenbeck. 1997. Spatial optimization of prairie dog colonies for black-footed ferret recovery. Operations Research 45:495-507.

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Bevers, M. 1997. The need for spatial optimization in modeling land capability: a black-footed ferret case example. In: The Society of American Foresters 1996 National Convention Proceedings, Albuquerque, NM, November 9-13, pp. 332-337.

Hof , J., M. Bevers and B. Kent. 1997. An optimization approach to area-based forest pest management over time and space. Forest Science 43:121-128.

Bevers, M., J. Hof and C. A. Troendle. 1996. Spatially optimizing forest management schedules to meet stormflow constraints. Water Resources Bulletin 32:1007-1015.

Hof , J., M. Bevers and J. Pickens. 1996. Chance-constrained optimization with spatially autocorrelated forest yields. Forest Science 42:118-123.

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Bevers, M., J. Hof, B. Kent and M. G. Raphael. 1995. Sustainable forest management for optimizing multispecies wildlife habitat: a coastal Douglas-fir example. Natural Resource Modeling 9:1-23.

Bevers, M. and B. Kent. 1995. Forest regulation under deterministic equilibrium dynamics. In: Proceedings of the 1994 Symposium on Systems Analysis in Forest Resources, J. Sessions and J. D. Brodie, eds., Pacific Grove, CA, September 6-9, pp. 134-137.

Hof , J., M. Bevers and J. Pickens. 1995. Pragmatic approaches to optimization with random yield coefficients. Forest Science 41:501-512.

Hof , J., M. Bevers, L. Joyce and B. Kent. 1994. An integer programming approach for spatially and temporally optimizing wildlife populations. Forest Science 40:177-191.

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Technical Publications

USDA Forest Service. 1997. Spectrum Overview. Ecosystem Management Coordination Staff, Washington, DC, 37 p.

USDA Forest Service. 1996. Spectrum User Guide. Ecosystem Management Coordination Staff, Washington, DC, 386 p.

Bevers, M. and B. Kent. 1994. Land management planning analysis on the national forests: evolving problems require changing techniques. In: The Society of American Foresters 1993 National Convention Proceedings, Indianapolis, IN, November 7-10, pp. 327-332.

Kent, B. M., M. Bevers, K. E. Sleavin, J. Merzenich, J. Heiner, M. Turner and S. Hall. 1993. Operations Guide for FORPLAN on Microcomputers (Release 14.2). USDA Forest Service General Technical Report RM-235, 88 p.

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Bevers, M., B. Meneghin and J. G. Hof. 1993. Formulating MAXMIN objectives in national forest planning models. USDA Forest Service Research Note RM-518, 11 p.

Kent, B. and M. Bevers. 1992. The evolution of linear programming based land management planning models in the USDA Forest Service. In: Integrating Forest Information over Space and Time: Proceedings of the Conference, G. Wood and B. Turner, eds., IUFRO Conference 13-17 January, 1992, Canberra , Australia. ANUTECH Pty Ltd, pp. 253-267.

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Bevers, M. and B. M. Kent . 1991. Generalized harvest scheduling in FORPLAN Version 2: an update. In: Proceedings of the 1991 Symposium on Systems Analysis in Forest Resources, M. A. Buford, comp., Charleston, SC, March 3-6, 1991. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report SE-74, pp. 297-299.

Kent, B. M. and M. Bevers. 1988. Design considerations for LP-based forest planning systems: perspectives from FORPLAN. In: The 1988 Symposium on Systems Analysis in Forest Resources, B. M. Kent and L. S. Davis, tech. coords,, Pacific Grove, CA, March 29 - April 1, 1988. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report RM-161, pp. 197-202.

Robinson, K. S., J. W. Kelly and M. Bevers. 1986, revised July 1987. FORPLAN Version 2: Operations Manual. USDA Forest Service Land Management Planning publication, Washington, DC, 90 p.

Bevers, M. 1986. FORPLAN Version 2 flat file capability. In: Proceedings of the Workshop on Lessons from Using FORPLAN, R. G. Bailey, tech. coord., Denver, CO, April 29 - May 1, 1986. USDA Forest Service Land Management Planning publication, Washington, DC, pp. 216-221.

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