WWETAC Featured Publications and Reports


Evaluating soil risks associated with severe wildfire and ground-based logging

Reynolds, Keith M.; Hessburg, Paul F.; Miller, Richard E.; Meurisse, Robert T. 2011. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-840. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 27 p.

Climate change and forest diseases

Sturrock, R.N., Frankel, S.J., Brown, A.V., Hennond, P.E., Kliejunas, J.T., Lewis, K.J., Worrall,J.J., Woods, A.J. 2011.Plant Pathology 60:133-149.

Do mountain pine beetle outbreaks change the probability of active crown fire in lodgepole pine forests?

Simard,M., Romme, W.H., Griffin, J.M., Turner, M.G. 2011 Ecological Monographs 81(1): 3-24.

Nitrogen cycling following mountain pine beetle disturbance in lodgepole pine forests of Greater Yellowstone

Griffin, J.M., Turner, M.G., Simard,M. 2011. Forest Ecology and Management 261:1077-1089

Complex interactions among host pines and fungi vectored by an invasive bark beetle

Lu,M., Wingfield, M.J., Gillette, N.E., Mori, S.R., Sun,J.-H. 2010. New Phytologist 187(3): 859-866

Advances in Threat Assessment and Their Application to Forest and Rangeland Management

Pye, J.M., Rauscher, H.M., Sands, Y., Lee, D.C., Beatty, J.S., tech. eds. 2010. Advances in threat assessment and their application to forest and rangeland management. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-802. Portland, OR: U.S. Deptartment of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest and Southwest Research Stations. 708 p. 2 vol.

Climate change and bark beetles of the western United States and Canada: Direct and indirect effects

Bentz, B.J., Regniere, J., Fettig, Christopher J., Hansen, E.M., Hayes, J.L., Hicke, J.A., Kelsey, R.G., Negron, J.F., Seybold, S.J. 2010. Climate change and bark beetles of the western United States and Canada: Direct and indirect effects. Bioscience 60:602-613.

Wildfire risk management on a landscape with public and private ownership: Who pays for protection?

Busby, G., Albers, H. J. 2010. Wildfire risk management on a lanscape with public an private ownership: Who pays for protection? Environmental Management 45:296-310.

Threats to western private Forests: A framework for conserving and enhancing the benefits from private working forests in the western U.S.

Western Forestry Leadership Coalition. 2010. Threats to Western Private Forests: A Framework for Conserving and Enhancing the Benefits from Private Working Forests in the Western U.S. Report. 32 pg.

A comparison of landscape fuel treatment strategies to mitigate wildland fire risk in the urban interface and preserve old forest structure

Ager, A.A, Vaillant, N.M., Finney, M.A. 2010. A comparison of landscape fuel treatment strategies to mitigate wildland fire risk in the urban interface and preserve old forest structure. Forest Ecology and Management 259:1556-1570

GeoBrowser deployment in the USDA Forest Service: A case study

Schrader-Patton, C., Ager, A.A., Bunzel K. 2010. GeoBrowser Deployment in the USDA Forest Service: A Case Study. 1st International Conference and Exhibition on Computing for GeospatialGeospatial Research and Applications. June 21-23, 2010.

Up in the air: Adventures in serving geospatial data using open source software and the cloud.

Bunzel, K., Ager, A.A., Schrader-Patton, C. 2010. Up in the air: Adventures in serving geospatial data using open source software and the cloud. 1st International Conference and Exhibition on Computing for Geospatial Research and Applications. June 21-23, 2010.

Internet Map Services: New portal for global ecological monitoring, or geodata junkyard?

Ager, A.A., Schrader-Patton, C., Bunzel K. 2010. Internet Map Services: New portal for global ecological monitoring, or geodata junkyard? 1st International Conference and Exhibition on Computing for Geospatial Research and Applications. June 21-23, 2010.

Observations and modeling of aboveground tree carbon stocks and fluxes following a bark beetle outbreak in the western United States.

Pfeifer, E.M, Hicke, J.A., Meddens, J.H. 2010. Observations and modeling of aboveground tree carbon stocks and fluxes following a bark beetle outbreak in the western United States. Global Change Biology doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2010.02226.x

Forest ecosystems, disturbance, and climatic change in Washington State, USA.

Littell, J.S, Oneil, E.E., McKenzie, D., Hicke, J.A., Lutz, J.A., Norheim, R.A., Elsner, M.M. 2010. Forest ecosystems, disturbance, and climatic change in Washington State, USA. Climatic Change DOI 10.1007/s10584-010-9858-x

Determining the vulnerability of Mexican pine forests to bark beetles of the genus Dendroctonus Erichson (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae).

Salinas-Moreno, Y., Ager, A., Vargas, C.F., Hayes, J.L., ZĂșniga, G. 2010. Determining the vulnerability of Mexican pine forests to bark beetles of the genus Dendroctonus Erichson (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae). Forest Ecology and Management 260:52-61.