Bulkley Valley Research Centre - Science in the Public Interest

Date Creek Data Analysis #4

Project Reference Number: 2014-05

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 2013-30.

The Centre is contracted to provide:

  1. Detailed analysis of windthrow data collected fall 2013. Windthrow attributes from the 2013 dataset will be compared to earlier datasets from 1994,1997, and 2004.
  2. Detailed analysis of planted tree and natural regeneration data collected fall 2010.
  3. Prepare a draft journal paper based on windthrow data analysis