2013 Presentations

The 2013 Technical Meeting was held jointly with the Intermountain Forest Tree Nurtrition Cooperative (IFTNC), on March 26th in Coeur D'Alene.  Links are provided to videos of individual presentations hosted on the IFTNC website. 

The Inland Northwest Growth & Yield Cooperative's Research Program  Slides  Handout  
David Affleck, Assistant Professor (Biometrics)
Department of Forest Management, University of Montana, Missoula

Ponderosa pine growth following pre-commercial thinning: beyond the first 5 years  Slides  
James Furlaud, MS Student (Biometrics)
Department of Forest Management, University of Montana, Missoula

Validating IFTNC generated maximum stand density index models  Slides  
Mark Kimsey, IFTNC

IFTNC Nutrient Management Sites: Update and the effects of harvest slash loading and herbicide treatments on site and seedling growth/mortality  Slides  
Terry Shaw, IFTNC

Impacts of forest biomass removal on soil quality: planning and experimental design  Slides  
Brian Bell, IFTNC

Effects of soil parent material and fertilization on soil wood decomposition  Slides  
Debbie Page-Dumroese, Project Leader, Root Disease and Soil Biology
Moscow Forestry Sciences Laboratory, USDA Forest Service, Moscow

Crown biomass and architecture modeling  Slides 
Ann Abbott, PhD Student (Univ. Idaho)
& Moscow Forestry Sciences Laboratory, USDA Forest Service, Moscow

Estimating the availability of forest treatment residue volumes for bioenergy production  Slides 
Lucas Wells, MS Student (Operations Research)
Department of Forest Management, University of Montana, Missoula

Can we forecast potential shifts in conifer regeneration under future climate scenarios?  Slides 
Zachary Holden, Research Scientist
Region 1 Analysis Team, USDA Forest Service, Missoula

Forest carbon inventory: markets and sampling standards  Slides 
Ryan Anderson, PhD student (Univ. Montana)
& Beartooth Forest Carbon Consulting

The influence of char on forest seedlings, soils and trees  Slides 
Mark Coleman, IFTNC