Bulkley Valley Research Centre - Science in the Public Interest

Date Creek Data Analysis #2

Project Reference Number: 2013-17

Project Status: Complete

Led by: Dave Coates, PhD, Research Silviculturist, Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resources, Smithers

Amalesh Dhar, NSERC Industrial R&D Postdoctoral Fellow, Bulkley Valley Research Centre; Erica Lilles, Soil & Vegetation Scientist, Bulkley Valley Research Centre

Funder: Ministry of Forests, Lands & Natural Resource Operations

This project is a continuation of project 2012-23.

The Centre is contracted to:

  1. Establish prism plots in three different removal units at Date Creek.
  2. Carry out data summary and analysis of the dataset. Stand structure attributes from the 2013 dataset will be compared to the pre- and port- harvesting datasets.
  3. Summarize the results in Excel spreadsheets and in Word (graphs and tables).