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Karen Lee Abt

Note: this person is no longer a Forest Service Research & Development employee.

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SRS-2017-160
Federal land management agencies should expect to spend more on wildfires as global temperatures increase due to climate change

Wildfires are expected to become larger, more frequent, and more intense in the future. Wildfire suppression costs also are expected to rise, ac ...

2017


SRS-2011-09
Helping federal agencies manage fire budgets

Budgeting for wildfire suppression is increasingly difficult for federal for the Forest Service and Department of the Interior. In the past, fir ...

2011


SRS-2015-227
Interagency Research Collaboration FInds That Tribal Fire Prevention Has Large Benefits

Humans cause more than 55 percent of wildfires on lands managed by the Forest Service and the U.S. Department of the Interior, contributing to ...

2015


SRS-2015-226
Renewable Energy Policies in the European Union Influencing Timber Markets and Forests in the Southern U.S.

Forest Service scientists Karen Abt and Ken Skog, with their university collaborators, evaluated the status and outlook of the export of wood pe ...

2015


SRS-2019-46
Understanding the Effects of Increased Use of Wood Energy on Timber and Wood Product Markets

The development of new markets for wood products has potentially important impacts on the American public and taxpayers: competition with existi ...

2019