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Alan Ager

Alan Ager

Research Forester

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72510 Coyote Road
Pendleton, OR 97801
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541-278-3740
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541-278-3730
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Current Research

Wildfire risk governance Socioeconomic and ecological trandeoffs in forest restoration programs Network analysis of wildfire risk transmission Landscape scenaio modeling

Education

  • University of Washington, Ph.D., Forest Genetics, 1987
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison, M.S., Genetics, 1982
  • University of Washington, B.S. Forest Science, Forest Science, Forest Management, 1978
  • Featured Publications

    Publications

    Evers, Cody R.; Ager, Alan; Nielsen-Pincus, Max; Palaiologou, Palaiologos; Bunzel, Ken, 2019. Archetypes of community wildfire exposure from national forests of the western US
    Ager, Alan; Houtman, Rachel M.; Day, Michelle A.; Ringo, Chris; Palaiologou, Palaiologos, 2019. Tradeoffs between US national forest harvest targets and fuel management to reduce wildfire transmission to the wildland urban interface
    Ager, Alan; Barros, Ana M. G.; Day, Michelle A.; Preisler, Haiganoush K.; Spies, Thomas A.; Bolte, John, 2018. Analyzing fine-scale spatiotemporal drivers of wildfire in a forest landscape model
    Alcasena, Fermin J.; Ager, Alan; Salis, Michele; Day, Michelle A.; Vega-Garcia, Cristina, 2018. Optimizing prescribed fire allocation for managing fire risk in central Catalonia
    Alcasena, Fermín J.; Salis, Michele; Ager, Alan; Castell, Rafael; Vega-García, Cristina, 2017. Assessing wildland fire risk transmission to communities in northern Spain
    Ager, Alan; Houtman, Rachel M.; Seli, Robert; Day, Michelle A.; Bailey, John, 2017. Integrating large wildfire simulation and forest growth modeling for restoration planning
    Kalabokidis, Kostas; Ager, Alan; Finney, Mark A.; Athanasis, Nikos; Palaiologou, Palaiologos; Vasilakos, Christos, 2016. AEGIS: a wildfire prevention and management information system
    Hulse, David; Branscomb, Allan; Enright, Chris; Johnson, Bart; Evers, Cody; Bolte, John; Ager, Alan, 2016. Anticipating surprise: Using agent-based alternative futures simulation modeling to identify and map surprising fires in the Willamette Valley, Oregon USA
    Lozano, Olga M.; Salis, Michele; Ager, Alan; Arca, Bachisio; Alcasena, Fermin J.; Monteiro, Antonio T.; Finney, Mark A.; Del Giudice, Liliana; Scoccimarro, Enrico; Spano, Donatella, 2016. Assessing climate change impacts on wildfire exposure in Mediterranean areas
    Ager, Alan A.; Day, Michelle A.; Short, Karen C.; Evers, Cody R., 2016. Assessing the impacts of federal forest planning on wildfire risk-mitigation in the Pacific Northwest, USA
    Salis, Michele; Laconi, Maurizio; Ager, Alan; Alcasena, Fermin J.; Arca, Bachisio; Lozano, Olga; de Oliveira, Ana Fernandes; Spano, Donatella, 2016. Evaluating alternative fuel treatment strategies to reduce wildfire losses in a Mediterranean area
    Fischer, A. Paige; Spies, Thomas A; Steelman, Toddi A; Moseley, Cassandra; Johnson, Bart R; Bailey, John D; Ager, Alan; Bourgeron, Patrick; Charnley, Susan; Collins, Brandon M; Kline, Jeffrey D; Leahy, Jessica E; Littell, Jeremy S; Millington, James DA; Nielsen-Pincus, Max; Olsen, Christine S; Paveglio, Travis B; Roos, Christopher I; Steen-Adams, Michelle M; Stevens, Forrest R; Vukomanovic, Jelena; White, Eric M; Bowman, David M. J. S., 2016. Pathology of wildfire risk: A characterization of social and ecological dimensions
    Martin, Ana; Botequim, Brigite; Oliveira, Tiago M.; Ager, Alan; Pirotti, Francesco, 2016. Temporal optimisation of fuel treatment design in blue gum (Eucalyptus globulus) plantations
    Salis, Michele; Ager, Alan A.; Alcasena, Fermin J.; Arca, Bachisio; Finney, Mark A.; Pellizzaro, Grazia; Spano, Donatella, 2015. Analyzing seasonal patterns of wildfire exposure factors in Sardinia, Italy
    Vogler, Kevin C.; Ager, Alan; Day, Michelle A.; Jennings, Michael; Bailey, John D., 2015. Prioritization of forest restoration projects: Tradeoffs between wildfire protection, ecological restoration and economic objectives
    Bone, Christopher; Ager, Alan; Bunzel, Ken; Tierney, Lauren, 2014. A geospatial search engine for discovering multi-format geospatial data across the web
    Ager, Alan; A. Day, Michelle; Finney, Mark A.; Vance-Borland, Ken; Vaillant, Nicole M., 2014. Analyzing the transmission of wildfire exposure on a fire-prone landscape in Oregon, USA
    Ager, Alan; Day, Michelle A.; McHugh, Charles W.; Short, Karen C.; Gilbertson-Day, Julie; Finney, Mark A.; Calkin, Dave E., 2014. Wildfire exposure and fuel management on western US national forests
    Ager, Alan; Preisler, H.K.; Arca, B.; Spano, D; Salis, M., 2014. Wildfire risk estimation in the Mediterranean area
    Preisler, Haiganoush K; Ager, Alan, 2013. Forest-fire models
    Ager, Alan; Buonopane, Michelle; Reger, Allison; Finney, Mark A., 2013. Wildfire exposure analysis on the National Forests in the Pacific Northwest, USA
    Ager, Alan A.; Vaillant, Nicole M.; Finney, Mark A.; Preisler, Haiganoush K., 2012. Analyzing wildfire exposure and source–sink relationships on a fire prone forest landscape
    Salis, Michele; Ager, Alan; Arca, Bachisio; Finney, Mark A.; Bacciu, Valentina; Duce, Pierpaolo; Spano, Donatella, 2012. Assessing exposure of human and ecological values to wildfire in Sardinia, Italy
    Malcolm, Karl; Thompson, Matthew P.; Calkin, Dave E.; Finney, Mark A.; Ager, Alan, 2012. Science You Can Use Bulletin: Wildfire triage: Targeting mitigation based on social, economic, and ecological values
    Thompson, Matthew P.; Ager, Alan A.; Finney, Mark A.; Calkin, Dave E.; Vaillant, Nicole M., 2012. The science and opportunity of wildfire risk assessment (Chapter 6)
    Ager, Alan A.; Buonopane, Michelle; Reger, Allison; Finney, Mark A., 2012. Wildfire exposure to analysis on the national forests in the Pacific Northwest, USA
    Calkin, David E.; Ager, Alan; Thompson, Matthew P.; Finney, Mark A.; Lee, Danny C.; Quigley, Thomas M.; McHugh, Charles W.; Riley, Karin; Gilbertson-Day, Julie M., 2011. A comparative risk assessment framework for wildland fire management: the 2010 cohesive strategy science report
    Thompson, Matthew P.; Calkin, Dave E.; Gilbertson-Day, Julie W.; Ager, Alan A., 2011. Advancing effects analysis for integrated, large-scale wildfire risk assessment
    Thompson, Matthew P.; Calkin, Dave E.; Finney, Mark A.; Ager, Alan A.; Gilbertson-Day, Julie W., 2011. Integrated national-scale assessment of wildfire risk to human and ecological values
    Calkin, Dave E.; Finney, Mark A.; Ager, Alan A.; Thompson, Matthew P.; Gebert, Krista M., 2011. Progress towards and barriers to implementation of a risk framework for US federal wildland fire policy and decision making
    Calkin, Dave E.; Thompson, Matthew P.; Ager, Alan A.; Finney, Mark A., 2010. Barriers to implementation of risk management for federal wildland fire management agencies in the United States
    Cathcart, Jim; Ager, Alan A.; McMahan, Andrew; Finney, Mark A.; Watt, Brian, 2010. Carbon benefits from fuel treatments
    Arca, Bachisio; Pellizzaro, Grazia; Duce, Pierpaolo; Salis, Michele; Bacciu, Valentina; Spano, Donatella; Ager, Alan; Finney, Mark A., 2010. Climate change impact on fire probability and severity in Mediterranean areas
    Ager, A.A.; Finney, Mark A.; McMahan, A.; Carthcart, J., 2010. Measuring the effect of fuel treatments on forest carbon using landscape risk analysis
    Calkin, Dave E.; Ager, Alan A.; Gilbertson-Day, Julie, 2010. Wildfire risk and hazard: procedures for the first approximation
    Ager, Alan A.; McMahan, Andrew J.; Barrett, James J.; McHugh, Charles W., 2007. A simulation study of thinning and fuel treatments on a wildland-urban interface in eastern Oregon, USA
    Ager, Alan; Hayes, Jane L.; Schmitt, Craig L., 2004. Chapter 8: Simulating mortality from forest insects and diseases