Supporting Timber Supply #2
Project Reference Number: 2013-29
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
Funder: Ministry of Forest Lands & Natural Resource Operations
This project is a continuation of project 2013-18
The Bulkley Valley Research Centre will provide the following services:
- Continue to identify existing datasets including re-measured PSP and other datasets that provide information on release dynamics post-MPB attack.
- Continue analysis of datasets and summary of results.
- Field sampling as required to supplement existing datasets.
- Results from data analysis will be summarized in Excel spreadsheets and Word (graphs and tables). All new compiled datasets will be provided in Excel. Analysis will be undertaken in R and all R programs will be described and provided. Analysis will be to a standard required for journal paper submission.
- Presentation of preliminary results at an international boreal dynamics conference in Edmonton, Alberta, October 2013.