Station scientist are active in many specialties, especially the following, where they are:
Wildlife and Wildlife Habitats
Climate, Vegetation and Landscapes
— studying the past climate changes and their effects on vegetation as well as exploring vegetation change and landscape dynamics under climate change using a suite of models at a range of scales from the stand to the landscape and to the regional and national levels.
Disturbances — Fire, Insects, Disease
— establishing the association between climate changes and the changes in the disturbances of fire, insects and disease, and quantifying how the potential changes in climate will influence these disturbances patterns in the future.