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RTI Staff and Student Publications

Year of Publications

2009 Publications

2008 Publications

2007 Publications

2006 Publications

2005 Publications

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    2004 Publications

    (including related in process research publications by involved faculty, staff and students)

  • Bowyer, J., J. Perez-Garcia, B. Lippke, D. Briggs, J. Wilson. 2004. Life Cycle Environmental Performance of Renewable Building Materials in the Context of Residential Construction, CORRIM, published by the College of Forest Resources, University of Washington, Seattle. 600+ pages
  • Ceder, K. R. and J. B. McCarter. 2004. “Assessing Fire Risk with the Landscape Management System and FFE-FVS.” Western Forester. Vol. 49 no.3 pp.20-22
  • Creighton, Janean and David Baumgartner. 2004est. "Small-scale family forests and Washington State‚s land-use regulations: how much do landowners know?", To be submitted to Western Journal of Applied Forestry.
  • Gehringer, Kevin R. 2004est. A Nonparametric Method for Defining and Using Biologically Based Targets in Forest Management. In: Bevers, Michael; Barrett, Tara M., comps. 2004. Systems Analysis in Forest Resources: Proceedings of the 2003 Symposium; October 7-9, Stevenson, WA. Proceedings RMRS-P-000. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station.
  • Gehringer, Kevin R. 2004est. Nonparametric Target Definition and Assessment Procedures and their use in Forest Management. A paper to be submitted to Forest Ecology and Management. A paper to be submitted to Forest Ecology and Management.Marzluff, J. M., J. J Millspaugh, K. R. Ceder, C. D. Oliver, J. Withey, J. B. McCarter, C. L. Mason, J. Comnick. (in review). "Modeling changes in wildlife habitat and timber revenues in response to forest management." Forest Science.

  • Mason, C. L. 2004. “Where are Tomorrow’s Natural Resource Professionals?” Western Forester. vol. 49 no.6 pp. 4-5
  • Mason, C. L. 2004. Investments in Fuel Removals to Avoid Forest Fires Result in Substantial Benefits. In review. Journal of Forestry.
  • Perez-Garcia, John, Bruce Lippke, Jeffrey Comnick, and Carolina Manriquez. 2004. Tracking Carbon from Sequestration in the Forest to Wood Products and Substitution, Module N in Life Cycle Environmental Performance of Renewable Building Materials in the Context of Residential Construction, by Bowyer et at 2004.
  • Zobrist, K.W., K.R. Gehringer, and B.R. Lippke. 2004. Templates for Sustainable Riparian Management on Family Forest Ownerships. Journal of Forestry 102(7):19-25.
  • Zobrist, K., Ludwig, M. and Lippke, B. 2004. Economic Analysis. In Silvicultural Options for Young-Growth Douglas-fir: The Capitol Forest Study-Establishment and Results, eds. R.O. Curtis, D. Marshall, and D.S.
    DeBell. General Technical Report PNW-GTR-598. Portland, OR: USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station.
  • Zobrist, K.W., McCarter, J.B., Hanley, D.P. 2004. Inventory Wizard: A new tool that makes it easy to get started with the Landscape Management System. Extension Bulletin EB1983. Pullman, WA: Washington State University Press.

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    2003 Publications

    (including related research publications by involved faculty, staff and students)

  • Baumgartner, D. M., C. L. Mason. 2003. Rural Technology Initiative (RTI), A Pilot Project to Assist Rural Forest Resource-Based Communities in Washington State, U.S.A (submitted for publication in proceedings). IUFRO Symposium on Forestry and Rural Development in Industrialized Countries: Policy, Programs and Impacts. Rotorua, New Zealand.
  • Carroll, M.S., P.J. Cohn and K. A Blatner.2003. Private and Tribal Forest Landowners and Fire. A Two County Case Study in Washington State. (forthcoming) The Canadian Journal of Forest Research.
  • Gehringer, Kevin R. 2003. Estimating Expected Values for Potentially Recruitable Large Woody Debris. A white paper prepared for Rural Technology Initiative, College of Forest Resources, University Of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195. 21pp.
  • Hanley, Donald P., Gary Kuhn. Trees Against the Wind. PNW-Ext. Bull. No. 5. (A basic agro-forestry excessive wind and snow bulletin for landowners living primarily in the arid region of the Pacific Northwest. Windbreak designs, placements, and species selections are included. Agro-forestry and wildlife emphasis are included.)
  • Lippke, Bruce. 2003. Technology Transfer Opportunities for Small Diameter Timber Problems, in Small Diameter Timber: Resource Management, Manufacturing, and Markets, Symposium Proceedings edited by D. Baumgartner, L. Johnson and E. DePuit, Washington State University
  • Mason L, K. Ceder, H. Rogers, T. Bloxton, J. Comnick, B. Lippke, J. McCarter, K. Zorist. 2003. Investigation of Alternative Strategies for Design, Layout and Administration of Fuel Removal Projects. Rural Technology Initiative, College of Forest Resources, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195. 78pgs.
  • Oneil, Elaine E., 2003. Impacts of the Forest and Fish Rules on Small Forest Landowners in Eastern Washington: Some Key Consequences from Riparian Zone Case Study Analysis, Masters Thesis, College of Forest Resources, University of Washington
  • Rogers, Heather K., 2003, Investigation of Alternative Fuel Removal Strategies, Masters Thesis, College of Forest Resources, University of Washington
  • Rogers, Luke W. 2003. The Assessment of Non-Industrial Private Forestlands by Water Resource Inventory Area. Seattle, WA: Rural Technology Initiative, College of Forest Resources, University of Washington. Prepared for the Washington State Department of Natural Resources under contract.
  • Rogers, Luke W. 2003. Determination of the Current State of Geographic Information Systems Data in Washington State Counties. Seattle, WA: Rural Technology Initiative, College of Forest Resources, University of Washington. Prepared for the Washington State Department of Natural Resources under contract.
  • Southerland, W. Barry, 2003, Stream Geomorphology and Classification in Glacial – Fluvial Valleys of the North Cascade Mountain Range in Washington State, PhD thesis, Washington State University, Pullman Washington, 141 pp.
  • Zobrist, Kevin, and Bruce Lippke. 2003, Case Studies Examining the Economic Impacts of New Forest Practice Regulations on NIPF Landowners", Chapter 19 in Forest Policy for Private Forestry: Global and Regional Challenges, Edited by L. Teeter, B. Cashore, and D. Zhang. CABI Publishing. pp 203-210. ISBN: 0851995993

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    2002 Publications

    (including related research publications by involved faculty, staff and students)

  • Bloxton, Thomas David Jr. 2002, Prey Abundance, Space Use, Demography, and Foraging Habitat of Northern Goshawks in Western Washington, Masters Thesis, College of Forest Resources, University of Washington
  • Bowyer, Jim, David Briggs, Bruce Lippke, John Perez-Garcia, Jim Wilson. 2002. Life Cycle Environmental Performance of Renewable Industrial Materials: CORRIM Phase I Interim Research Report. CORRIM Inc. (in care of College of Forest Resources, University of Washington). approx 400pages
  • Ceder, Kevin. 2002. "Linking tools of forest and wildlife managers: wildlife habitat evaluation using the Landscape Management System." FVS Conference February 2002.
  • Ceder, K. R. and J. M. Marzluff (2002). Linking Tools of Forest and Wildlife Managers: Wildlife Habitat Evaluation using the Landscape Management System. In: Crookston, Nicholas L.; Havis, Robert N. comps. Second Forest Vegetation Simulator (FVS) Conference, Fort Collins, CO, Proceedings RMRS-P-000. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. (in press)
  • Comnick, Jeffrey 2002. Development and Application of a Decision Support Tool to Analyze Alternatives for Landscapes Composed of Multiple Ownerships. Master’s Thesis. College of Forest Resources, University of Washington.
  • Cross, Jason. 2002. Measuring the impact of harvest intensity on riparian forest functionality in terms of shade production and large woody debris recruitment potential: two models. Master’s Thesis. College of Forest Resources, University of Washington.
  • Gehringer, Kevin R. 2002. A Tutorial on Probability Based Target Definition and Assessment with an Application to Forest Management. A document prepared for the Rural Technology Initiative, College of Forest Resources, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195. 66pp.
  • Hanley, D.P., C.L. Mason, J.B. McCarter (2002). “Landscape Management System: Bringing Training to Rural Forest Managers.” Journal of Forestry 100 (5): p. 5.
  • Hanley, Donald P., and David M. Baumgartner, 2002, Forest Ecology in Washington
    WSU Extension Bulletin. No. EB1943.
    http://cru.cahe.wsu.edu/CEPublications/eb1943/eb1943.pdf
  • Lippke, B.R., B. Bruce Bare, Weihuan Xu, Martin Mendoza. 2002. An Assessment of Forest Policy Changes in Western Washington. Journal of Sustainable Forestry Vol. 14(4) pp63-94
  • Manriquez, Carolina, 2002. Carbon Sequestration in the Pacific Northwest: a model. MS Thesis. University of WA. College of Forest Resources. 158p.
  • Marzluff, J.M., J.J. Millspaugh, K.R. Ceder, C.D. Oliver, J. Withey, J.B. McCarter, C.L. Mason, J. Comnick. 2002. “Modeling changes in wildlife habitat and timber revenues in response to forest management” Forest Science 48(2): pp. 191-202.
  • Meil, J., B. Lippke, J. Perez-Garcia and J. Bowyer. 2002. Life cycle environmental performance of renewable materials in the context of residential construction. Appendix G in: Bowyer, J., D Briggs, B. Lippke, J. Perez Garcia and J. Wilson. 2002. Life Cycle Environmental Performance of Renewable Industrial Materials: CORRIM Phase I Interim Research Report. CORRIM Inc. 31p.
  • Rogers, Luke W. 2002. Small Forest Landowners Database Validation and Data Analysis Study for King County, Washington. Seattle, WA: Rural Technology Initiative, College of Forest Resources, University of Washington. Prepared for the Washington State Department of Natural Resources under contract.
  • Rogers, Luke W. 2002. Small Forest Landowners Database Validation and Data Analysis Study for Clark County, Washington. Seattle, WA: Rural Technology Initiative, College of Forest Resources, University of Washington. Prepared for the Washington State Department of Natural Resources under contract.
  • Ryan, John and the Technical and Policy Working Group (Bruce Lippke contributor) 2002. Developing and Deploying Renewable Energy and Combined Heat & Power Technologies—A Role for Washington Industry: Technology and Policy Recommendations. Washington State University, Cooperative Extension Energy Program
  • Silber, M.L., Freed, J., Davitt, B.B., Lytle, D.C., Alstat, E.K. Quality Control and Standardization Technology of Medicinal and Dietary Non Timber Forest Products Based on Tannin Analysis. In "Rocky Mountain Ecosystems: Diversity, Complexity, and Interactions" (Ed., John Bassman), 2002; 9-13.
  • Turnblom, E.C., M.M. Amoroso, K.W. Ceder, B.R. Lippke, C.L. Mason, J.B. McCarter. 2002. Estimation of Sequestered Carbon in King County Forests. Final Research Report Submitted to King County, Dept. of Natural Resources. 23p.
  • Zobrist, Kevin, Bruce Lippke, B. Bruce Bare, Larry Mason. 2002, Management Alternatives under Salmon Protection Regulations: Importance of Case Studies. In Understanding Impacts", in Global Initiatives and Public Policies for Forestry in the 21st Century". A peer reviewed proceedings. Auburn University.

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2001 Publications

    (including related research publications by involved faculty, staff and students):

  • Allison, Nancy K. 2001. Evaluating silvicultural options for harvesting young-growth coastal Douglas-fir forests using the forest vegetation simulator (FVS) and the landscape management system (LMS). Master’s Thesis, College of Forest Resources, University of Washington. 136 p.
  • Barg, Amy K., and Donald P. Hanley, Silvicultural Alternatives: Variable Retention Harvests in Forest Ecosystems of Western Washington. A Guide for Forest Landowners. Original sketches by Lara Muffley show retention patterns. Includes glossary. WSU Cooperative Extension Bulletin EB1899 March 2001. 20 pages.
  • Baumgartner, David M., Donald P. Hanley, Melody L. Kreimes, and Steve Gibbs. Forestry Education and Assistance Programs for Washington Forest Landowners. WSU Cooperative Extension Bulletin EB1286. Revised February 2001. 12 pages.
  • Brannon, Thomas, David Baumgartner, and Don Hanley. 2001. Roads on Small Acreage Forests, Washington State University Extension Bulletin EB1910. 12pp.
  • Creighton, Janean, and David Baumgartner. 2001. “Mammals of the Pacific Northwest.” WSU Cooperative Extension Bulletin EB1849
  • Creighton, Janean, and John Lehmkuhl, David Baumgartner, and Chris. Loggers. 2001. “Wildlife considerations for private landowners from the management of over-stocked, small diameter forest stands in eastern Washington.” WSU Cooperative Extension Bulletin EB 1905.
  • Hall, Justin S. 2001. Forest management planning: a comparison between linear programming and new tools in the landscape management system. Master’s Thesis. College of Forest Resources, University of Washington.
  • Hanson, Kirk. 2001. Washington Develops First-Ever Small Forest Landowner Database. Northwest Woodlands, Portland OR. Fall 2001, Vol. 17, No. 4. pp 24, 30&31.
  • Johnson, Morris C. 2001. Testing the landscape management system (LMS) and decision analysis (Scope&Group and Toggle) tools on a forest landscape. Master’s Thesis. College of Forest Resources, University of Washington.
  • Lippke, Bruce. 2001. “Issues impacting the sustainability of family forest ownership and the functioning of working forests: What we know and don't know.” Available at www.Ruraltech.org College of Forest Resources.
  • Mason, Larry. 2001. The Rural Technology Initiative: Computer Technology for Tomorrow's Forests Today. Northwest Woodlands, Portland OR. Fall 2001, Vol. 17, No. 4. pp 20-21.
  • McCarter, James B. 2001. Landscape Management System (LMS): Background, methods, and computer tools for integrating forest inventory, GIS, growth and yield, visualization and analysis for sustaining multiple forest objectives. Ph.D. Thesis. College of Forest Resources, University of Washington.
  • Nelson, Christopher E. 2001. Exploration of Structural Stage Classification Algorithms. Master’s Thesis. College of Forest Resources, University of Washington.
  • Oliver, C.D., and J.B. McCarter. 2001. The Landscape Management System Program: Landscape level planning and analysis. Paper presented at the conference: Forest Growth and Yield Models: Making the Best Business and Planning Decisions. Emerald Chapter of the Oregon Society of American Foresters and the Western Forestry and Conservation Association. (Papers compiled) November 5, 2001, Eugene, Oregon.
  • Park, Pil Sun. 2001. Forest stand structure characteristics for the Cispus adaptive management area, Cascade Range, U.S.A. : implications for old growth, fire hazard, silviculture, and landscape management. Ph.D. Thesis. College of Forest Resources, University of Washington. 161 p.
  • Rogers, Luke W. 2001. The Washington State Small Forest Landowner Database: Design & Implementation. Seattle, WA: Rural Technology Initiative, College of Forest Resources, University of Washington. Prepared for the Washington State Department of Natural Resources under contract.
  • Rogers, Luke W. 2001. PEGGER & ROADVIEW: A New GIS Tool to Assist Engineers in Operations Planning. International Mountain Logging and 11th Pacific Northwest Skyline Symposium Proceedings. Seattle, WA: Forest Engineering, College of Forest Resources, University of Washington. Presented at the International Mountain Logging and 11th Pacific Northwest Skyline Symposium, SeaTac, WA, December 2001.
  • Wilson, J.S., and P.J. Baker. 2001. Flexibility in forest management. Forest Ecology and Management. (In press)
  • Zobrist, Kevin. 2001. Case Studies Demonstrate Technology. Northwest Woodlands, Portland OR. Fall 2001, Vol. 17, No. 4. p 25.
  • Zobrist, Kevin, 2001;Economic Impacts of the Forest and Fish Rules on Small NIPF Landowners - Ten Western Washington Case Studies, Rural Technology Initiative, College of Forest Resources, University of Washington.

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2000 Publications

(including related research publications by involved faculty, staff and students):

  • Lippke, Bruce, Scott Marshall, Michelle Ludwig, Jeffrey Moffett, Dave Fitzpatrick and B. Bruce Bare. 2000. Lewis County Economic Assessment, for the Lewis County Natural Resources Advisory Committee. CINTRAFOR Special Paper 35, College of Forest Resources, University of Washington, Seattle WA. 62pp plus Appendices.
  • Lippke, Bruce. 2000. A brief introduction to "The Economic Impacts Resulting from Riparian Management." Commentary published in Western Forester, Summer 2000.
  • Lippke, Bruce. 2000. Two new leaders and two new projects for the University of Washington's College of Forest Resources: (1) CORRIM, (2) Rural Technology Initiative. Lead article in Pacific Rim Wood Market Report, Number 153, May 2000 (print and web media 3pp).
  • Oliver, Chadwick. 2000. Natural processes and instability in forest land. Published in Proceedings of 24th Annual National Indian timber Symposium, Lewiston ID, June 15, 2000.

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