Publications & Reports

Publications

McKean, J., D. Nagel, D. Tonina. P. Bailey, C.W. Wright, C. Bohn, E. Nayegandhi. 2009. Remote Sensing of Channels and Riparian Zones with a Narrow-Beam Aquatic-Terrestrial LiDAR, Remote Sensing, 1: 1065-1096.

Robinson, D.C.E. 2008. Development of external regeneration models for FVS – another wrench in the toolkit. pp. 225-234. In: N.L Crookston, and R.N. Havis (comps.). Third Forest Vegetation Simulator (FVS) Conference; February 13-15; 2007, Fort Collins, CO. Proceedings RMRS-P-54. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station.
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Carlson, M. and W. Kurz. 2007. Approximating natural landscape pattern using aggregated harvest. Can. J. For. Res. 37: 1846-1853.
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Nelitz, M.A., E.A. MacIsaac and R.M. Peterman. 2007. A science-based approach for identifying temperature-sensitive streams for rainbow trout. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 27: 405 – 424.
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Provencher, L., T. Forbis, L. Frid and G. Medlyn. 2007. Comparing alternative management strategies of fire, grazing, and weed control using spatial modeling. Ecological Modelling 209: 249-263.
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Reinhardt, E.D. and N.L. Crookston (technical editors). 2007. The Fire and Fuels Extension to the Forest Vegetation Simulator – January 2007 Addendum. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-116. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 208 pp.
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Alexander, C.A.D., C.N. Peters, D.R. Marmorek and P. Higgins. 2006. A decision analysis of flow management experiments for Columbia River mountain whitefish (Prosopium williamsoni) management. Can. J. Fish Aquat. Sci. 63: 1142–1156.
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Forbis, T.A., L. Provencher, L. Frid, and G. Medlyn. 2006. Great Basin land management planning using ecological modeling. Environmental Management 38(1):62-83.
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Robinson, D.C.E and B.W. Geils. 2006. Modelling dwarf mistletoe at three scales: life history, ballistics and contagion. Ecological Modelling 199:23-28. doi: 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2006.06.07.
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Merzenich, J. and L. Frid. 2005. Projecting Landscape Conditions in Southern Utah Using VDDT. In: M. Bevers and T.M. Barrett (comps.). 2005. Systems Analysis in Forest Resources: Proceedings of the 2003 Symposium; October 7-9, Stevenson, WA. General Technical Report PNW-GTR-656. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. pp. 157-163.
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Shlisky, A.J., R.P. Guyette and K.C. Ryan. 2005. Modeling reference conditions to restore altered fire regimes in oak-hickory-pine forests: validating coarse models with local fire history data. EastFire Conference Proceedings. George Mason University , Fairfax , VA. May 12-13, 2005.
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Muir, J.A., D.C.E. Robinson and B.W. Geils. 2004. Characterizing the effects of dwarf mistletoe and other diseases for sustainable forest management. BC Journal of Ecosystems and Management 3(2):88-94.
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Beukema, S.J., W.A. Kurz, W. Klenner, J. Merzenich and M. Arbaugh. 2003. Applying TELSA to assess alternative management scenarios. In: G.J. Arthaud and T.M. Barrett (eds.). Systems Analysis in Forest Resources. Kluwer Academic Publishers. pp. 145-154.
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Marmorek, D.R. 2003. Strengths and weaknesses of the Endangered Species Act: Some insights from the Columbia Basin. In: The World Summit on Salmon, June 10-13, 2003, Proceedings. Continuing Studies in Science, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC. pp. 299-309.
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Merzenich, J., W.A. Kurz, S. Beukema, M. Arbaugh, and S. Schilling. 2003. Determining forest fuel treatments for the Bitterroot front using VDDT. In: G.J. Arthaud and T.M. Barrett (eds.). Systems Analysis in Forest Resources. Kluwer Academic Publishers. pp. 47-59.
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Murray, C. and D.R. Marmorek. 2003. Adaptive Management and Ecological Restoration. In: P. Friederici (ed.). Ecological Restoration of Southwestern Ponderosa Pine Forests. Ecological Restoration Institute, Flagstaff, AZ. pp. 417-428.
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Reinhardt, E.D. and N.L. Crookston (technical editors). 2003. The Fire and Fuels Extension to the Forest Vegetation Simulator. Gen.Tech Rep. RMRS-GTR-116. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 209 pp.
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Greenough, J.A., S.J. Beukema, D.C.E. Robinson, W.A. Kurz, N. Densmore, R. Winter and B. Snowdon. 2002. Prognosis EI: A detailed watershed-level environmental indicators model. pp.122-125. In: N.L Crookston, and R.N. Havis (comps.). Second Forest Vegetation Simulator (FVS) Conference; February 12-14, 2002, Fort Collins, CO. Proceedings RMRS-P-25. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 208 pp.
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Robinson, D.C.E., B.W. Geils and J.A. Muir. 2002. Spatial statistical model for the spread and intensification of dwarf mistletoe within and between stands. pp.178-185. In: N.L Crookston, and R.N. Havis (comps.). Second Forest Vegetation Simulator (FVS) Conference; February 12-14, 2002, Fort Collins, CO. Proceedings RMRS-P-25. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 208 pp.
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Barrett, T.M. 2001. Models of vegetation change for landscape planning: a comparison of FETM, LANDSUM, SIMPPLLE, and VDDT. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-76-WWW. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 14 p.
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Beukema, S.J. and C.B. Pinkham. 2001. Vegetation pathway diagrams for the Morice and Lakes Innovative Forest Practices Agreement. Report IFPA No 451.01. 76 pp.
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Daniel, C.J. 2001. Developing a Regional Caribbean Coastal Resource Information System: The Inside Story. A paper delivered at the URISA 2001 Caribbean GIS Conference, September 9-12, 2001, Montego Bay, Jamaica. Urban and Regional Information Systems Association, Illinois, USA.
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Deriso, R.B., D.R. Marmorek, and I.J. Parnell. 2001. Retrospective Patterns of Differential Mortality and Common Year Effects Experienced by Spring Chinook of the Columbia River. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 58(12): 2419-2430
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Hann, W.J. and D.L. Bunnell. 2001. Fire and land management planning and implementation across multiple scales. International Journal of Wildland Fire 10:389-403.
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Marmorek, D.R. and C.N. Peters. 2001. Finding a PATH towards scientific collaboration: insights from the Columbia River Basin. Conservation Ecology 5(2): 8.
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Peters, C.N. and D.R. Marmorek. 2001. Application of decision analysis to evaluate recovery actions for threatened Snake River spring and summer chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha).
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Peters, C.N., D.R. Marmorek, and R.B Deriso. 2001. Application of decision analysis to evaluate recovery actions for threatened Snake River spring and summer chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha). Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 58(12): 2447-2458.
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Arbaugh, M.J., S. Schilling, J. Merzenich and J.W. van Wagtendon. 2000. A test of the strategic fuels management model VDDT using historical data from Yosemite National Park. In: L.F. Neuenschwander and K.C. Ryan (tech. eds.). Proc. Joint Fire Sci. Conf. and Workshop, Vol II. Univ Idaho and Int. Assoc. Wildland Fire. pp. 85-89.
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Beukema, S.J. 2000. TELSA: A strategic planning tool for ecosystem management. 2000 ESRI International User Conference.
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Klenner, W., W.A. Kurz and S.J. Beukema. 2000. Habitat patterns in forested landscapes: management practices and the uncertainty associated with natural disturbances. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 27: 243-262.
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Kurz, W.A., S.J. Beukema, W. Klenner, J.A. Greenough, D.C.E. Robinson, A.D. Sharpe and T.M. Webb. 2000. TELSA: the Tool for Exploratory Landscape Scenario Analyses. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 27: 227-242.
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Weise, D.R., R. Kimberlin, M. Arbaugh, J. Chew, G. Jones, J. Merzenich, J.W. van Wagtendonk and M. Wiitala. 2000. A risk-based comparison of potential fuel treatment trade-off models. In: L.F. Neuenschwander and K.C. Ryan (tech. eds.). Proc. Joint Fire Sci. Conf. and Workshop, Vol II. Univ. Idaho and Int. Assoc. Wildland Fire. pp. 96-102.
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Merzenich, J., W.A. Kurz, S.J. Beukema, M. Arbaugh and S. Schilling. 1999. Long-range modelling of stochastic disturbances and management treatments using VDDT and TELSA. Proceedings: Society of American Foresters National Convention: Landscape Analysis Session. Portland, Oregon. Sep 14, 1999.
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Beukema, S.J. and W.A. Kurz. 1998. Chapter 2: How to use the Western Root Disease Model, Version 3.0. pp. 11-86. In: Frankel, S.J. (ed.). User’s Guide to the Western Root Disease Model, Version 3.0. General Tech. Rept. PSW-GTR-165. Pacific Southwest Research Station, Forest Service, United States Dept. of Agriculture, Albany, CA. 164 pp.
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Beukema, S.J., W.A. Kurz and S. Greenough. 1998. Chapter 4: Detailed model description. pp. 99-128. In: Frankel, S.J. (ed.). User’s Guide to the Western Root Disease Model, Version 3.0. General Tech. Rept. PSW-GTR-165. Pacific Southwest Research Station, Forest Service, United States Dept. of Agriculture, Albany, CA. 164 pp.
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Beukema, S.J., W.A. Kurz and J. McLaughlin. 1998. Chapter 6: Root disease and the Western Root Disease Model in British Columbia. pp. 139-145. In: Frankel, S.J. (ed.). User’s Guide to the Western Root Disease Model, Version 3.0. General Tech. Rept. PSW-GTR-165. Pacific Southwest Research Station, Forest Service, United States Dept. of Agriculture, Albany, CA. 164 pp.
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Marmorek, D.R., G. Lacroix, J. Korman, I. Parnell and W.D. Watt. 1998. Assessing the impacts of acidification on Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar): a simple model of stream chemistry. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 55(9): 2117-2126.
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Peterman, R.M. and C.N. Peters. 1998. Decision analysis: taking uncertainties into account in forest resource management. In: Sit, V. and B. Taylor (eds.). 1998. Statistical Methods for Adaptive Management Studies. Res. Br., B.C. Min. For., Victoria, B.C. Land Manage. Handb. No. 42
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Beukema, S.J., J.A. Greenough, D.C.E. Robinson, W.A. Kurz, E.D. Reinhardt, N.L. Crookston and A.R. Stage. 1997. An introduction to the fire and fuel effects extension to FVS. pp. 191-195. In: R. Teck, M. Moeur, and J. Adams (eds.). Proceedings: Forest Vegetation Simulator Conference. 1997 February 3-7, Fort Collins, CO. Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-GTR-373. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture. Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 222 pp.
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Beukema, S.J., J.A. Greenough, D.C.E. Robinson, W.A. Kurz, E.L. Smith and B.B. Eav. 1997. The westwide pine beetle model: a spatially-explicit contagion model. pp. 126-130. In: R. Teck, M. Moeur, and J. Adams (eds.). Proceedings: Forest Vegetation Simulator Conference. 1997 February 3-7, Fort Collins, CO. Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-GTR-373. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture. Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 222 pp.
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Price, D.T., D.H. Halliwell, M.J. Apps, W.A. Kurz and S.R. Curry. 1997. Comprehensive assessment of carbon stocks and fluxes in a Boreal-Cordilleran forest management unit. Can. J. For. Res. 27: 2005-2016.
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Robinson, D.C.E., W.A. Kurz, J.C. Pollack and I. Listar. 1997. Exploring partial harvesting options in the Nelson Forest Region, British Columbia. pp. 206-212. In: R. Teck, M. Moeur, and J. Adams (eds.). Proceedings: Forest Vegetation Simulator Conference. 1997 February 3-7, Fort Collins, CO. Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-GTR-373. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture. Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 222 pp.
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Hawksworth, F.G., J.C. Williams-Cipriani, B.B. Eav, B.G. Geils, R.R. Johnson, M.A. Marsden, J.S. Beatty, G.D. Shubert and D.C.E. Robinson. 1995. Dwarf Mistletoe Impact Modeling System: User’s Guide and Reference Manual. USDA Forest Service, Forest Pest Management, Methods Applications Group. Fort Collins, Colorado. Report MAG-95-2. 120 pp.
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Presentations

Frid, L., L. Provencher, E. York, G. Green and K. Bryan. 2008. Adapting LANDFIRE vegetation models for restoration planning. Poster presented at the Association for Fire Ecology Regional Conference, Tuscon, AZ, January 28-31, 2008.
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Hawkes, B.C., S.W. Taylor, C. Stockdale, T.L. Shore, S.J. Beukema and D.C.E. Robinson. 2005. Predicting mountain pine beetle impacts on lodgepole pine stands and woody debris characteristics in a mixed severity fire regime using PrognosisBC and the Fire and Fuels Extension. pp. 123-135. In: Lagene, L., J. Zelnik, S. Cadwallader and B. Hughes (eds.). Mixed Severity Fire Regimes: Ecology and Management. November 17-19, 2004, Spokane, Washington. Washington State University Coop Extension Service/The Association for Fire Ecology, Pullman, Washington, Vol. AFE MISC03.
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Murray, C. and D.R. Marmorek. 2004. Adaptive Management: A science-based approach to managing ecosystems in the face of uncertainty.In: Munro, N.W.P., T.B. Herman, K. Beazley and P. Dearden (eds.). Making ecosystem-based management work. Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Science and Management of Protected Areas, Victoria, BC, May, 2003. Wolfville, Nova Scotia: Science and Management of Protected Areas Association. Chapter 8, Ecosystem Based Management (Terrestrial), Paper #9. Available on CD or from: www.sampaa.org/proceedings.htm
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Murray, C. and D.R. Marmorek. 2004. Adaptive Management: A spoonful of rigour helps the uncertainty go down. In: Proceedings of the 16th Annual Society for Ecological Restoration Conference, Victoria, BC, August 24-26, 2004. Currently available on CD; available soon from: www.serbc.info/public/ser_seminar
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Alexander, C.A.D. 2003. The Okanagan Fish-Water Management (OKFWM) Tool: balancing water objectives in real time. Powerpoint Presentation. In: Proceedings for Making Ecosystem Connections: Partnerships for a Restored Okanagan Basin Habitat. June 22-24, 2003. Penticton Lakeside Resort. Hosted by Canadian Okanagan Basin Technical Working Group.
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Alexander, C.A.D., P. Higgins, D.R. Marmorek and C.N. Peters. 2002. A Decision Analysis of Adaptive Management Experiments for Columbia River Whitefish Management. A PowerPoint Presentation prepared for BC Hydro.
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Marmorek, D.R., C.N. Peters, I.J. Parnell and C.A.D. Alexander. 2002. Using Decision Analysis to Resolve Multi-objective Resource Management Problems. A PowerPoint Presentation.
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Robinson, D.C.E., G.W. Geils and J.A. Muir. 2002. A spatial statistical model for the spread of dwarf mistletoe within and between stands. PowerPoint Presentation by ESSA Technologies Ltd. at the Second Forest Vegetation Simulator (FVS) Conference; February 12-14, 2002, Fort Collins, CO.
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Murray, C.L. and C.J. Daniel. 2000. Key Factors in Building Successful Environmental Information Systems in Developing Countries. Case Study: A Relational/Spatial Application for Environmental Monitoring Data. A paper delivered by ESSA Technologies Ltd. at the Centre for Environment and Development for the Arab Region & Europe Electronic Conference on Sustainable Development Information Systems (SDIS), 19-28 June 2000.
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Beukema, S.J., E.D. Reinhardt, W.A. Kurz and N.L. Crookston. 1999. An overview of the fire and fuels extension to the Forest Vegetation Simulator. Unpublished paper presented at the Joint Fire Sciences Workshop, Boise, ID. June 1999. 6 pp.
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Reports

ESSA Technologies Ltd. 2008. TELSA – Tool for Exploratory Landscape Scenario Analyses: User’s Guide Version 3.6. Prepared by ESSA Technologies Ltd., Vancouver, BC. 235 pp.
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ESSA Technologies Ltd. 2008. TELSA: Tool for Exploratory Landscape Scenario Analyses, Model Description, Version 3.6. Vancouver, BC. 64 pp.
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ESSA Technologies Ltd. 2008. Development of a Climate-Driven Forest Vegetation Simulator: the Priest River Experimental Forest 2008 Workshop Results. Prepared by ESSA Technologies Ltd., for Rocky Mountain Research Station, USDA Forest Service, Moscow, Idaho and the Forest Management Service Center, USDA Forest Service, Fort Collins, CO. 26 p.
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Murray, C. and M. Nelitz. 2008. Review of Diavik and EKATI Adaptive Management Plans. Prepared by ESSA Technologies Ltd., Vancouver BC, for Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Western Arctic Area, Central and Arctic Region, Yellowknife, NT. 23 pp.
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Robinson, D.C.E., S.J. Beukema and L.A. Greig. 2008. Vegetation models and climate change: workshop results. Prepared by ESSA Technologies Ltd., for Western Wildlands Threat Assessment Center, USDA Forest Service, Prineville, OR. 50 pp.
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Beukema, S.J., D.C.E. Robinson and L.A. Greig. 2007. Forests, insects & pathogens and climate change: workshop report. Prepared by ESSA Technologies Ltd., for Western Wildlands Threat Assessment Center, USDA Forest Service, Prineville, OR. 39 pp.
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ESSA Technologies Ltd. 2007. Development of a climate-driven Forest Vegetation Simulator: the Priest River Experimental Forest workshop results. Prepared by ESSA Technologies Ltd., for Rocky Mountain Research Station, USDA Forest Service, Moscow, ID and the Forest Management Service Center, USDA Forest Service, Fort Collins, CO. 14 pp.
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ESSA Technologies Ltd. 2007. Vegetation Dynamics Development Tool User Guide, Version 6.0. Prepared by ESSA Technologies Ltd., Vancouver, BC. 196 pp.
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Martin, B., D. Hanna, N. Korb and L. Frid. 2007. Decision Analysis of Alternative Invasive Weed Management Strategies for Three Montana Landscapes. Prepared by The Nature Conservancy of Montana, Helena, MT and ESSA Technologies Ltd., Vancouver, BC. 34 pp.
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Murray, C.M. 2007. General Decision Process for Managing Invasive Plant Species in Garry Oak and Associated Ecosystems (GOEs). Prepared for the Garry Oak Ecosystems Recovery Team and The Nature Conservancy of Canada. 8 pp.
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Wilmshurst, J.F., R. Walton and L. Frid. 2007. TELSA model development 2005-2007: A report to Grasslands National Park of Canada May 25, 2007. Parks Canada Agency, Western & Northern Service Center, Winnipeg, MB. 49 pp.
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Frid, L. 2006. Decision analysis to evaluate control strategies for crested wheatgrass in Grasslands National Park of Canada. Prepared by ESSA Technologies Ltd., Vancouver, BC for Parks Canada, Winnipeg, MB. 21 pp.
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Marmorek, D.R., D.C.E. Robinson, C. Murray and L. Greig. 2006. Enabling Adaptive Forest Management – Final Report. Prepared for the National Commission on Science for Sustainable Forestry by ESSA Technologies Ltd., Vancouver, BC. 94 pp.
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Nelitz, M., C. Murray, M. Porter, and D.R. Marmorek. 2006. Managing Pacific salmon for ecosystem values: Ecosystem indicators and the wild salmon policy. Final report prepared by ESSA Technologies Ltd., Vancouver, BC. for Pacific Fisheries Resource Conservation Council, Vancouver, BC.
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Beukema, S.J. and D.C.E. Robinson. 2004. Modelling Mountain Pine Beetle in the Chilcotin using the Westwide Pine Beetle Model. Prepared by ESSA Technologies Ltd., Vancouver, BC for the Canadian Forest Service, Victoria, BC. 21 pp.
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Marmorek, D.R., I.J. Parnell, M. Porter, C. Pinkham, C.A.D. Alexander, C.N. Peters, J. Hubble, C.M. Paulsen and T.R. Fisher. 2004.  A Multiple Watershed Approach to Assessing the Effects of Habitat Restoration Actions on Anadromous and Resident Fish Populations. Prepared for Bonneville Power Administration, Portland, Oregon. 420 pp.
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Marmorek, D.R. and I. Parnell. 2002. Cheakamus River Water Use Plan – Report of the Consultative Committee. Prepared by ESSA Technologies Ltd., Vancouver, BC on behalf of the Cheakamus River Water Use Plan Consultative Committee, Vancouver, BC. 234 pp.
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Murray, C. and R.K. Jones. 2002. Adaptive Management Strategy for the Decision Support Tool to Address Invasive Species in Garry Oak and Associated Ecosystems. Prepared by ESSA Technologies Ltd. and R. Keith Jones & Associates, Victoria, B.C. for the GOERT Invasive Species Steering Committee, Victoria. 8 pp.
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Murray, C.L., D. Abraham and C.J. Daniel. 2002. Protected Areas Overview Application, Version 2.0: User’s Guide. Prepared by ESSA Technologies Ltd., Vancouver, BC for the British Columbia Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks. 15 pp.
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Robinson, D.C.E. 2000. Prognosis Southeast Interior (SEI 2.0) geographic variant description Prepared by ESSA Technologies Ltd., Vancouver, BC for the BC Ministry of Forests, Victoria, BC. 48 pp.
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Robinson, D.C.E., G.D. Sutherland and W.A. Kurz. 2000. Simulating the effects of dwarf mistletoe in coastal western hemlock stands. Prepared by ESSA Technologies Ltd., Vancouver, BC for BC Ministry of Forests, Victoria, BC. 44 pp.
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Pinkham, C. and C.A.D. Alexander. 1999. MERCI: Management and Evaluation of River Catch Information – User’s Guide: Draft. Prepared for the Department of Fisheries and Oceans by ESSA Technologies Ltd., Vancouver, BC. 110 pp.
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Greenough, J.A., D.C.E. Robinson, W.A. Kurz, S.J. Beukema, N. Densmore, R. Winter, and B. Snowdon. 1999. Use of the Prognosis EI Model in Balancing Timber and Environmental Values at the Watershed-level. 30 pp.
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Kurz, W.A. 1999. Assessing options for measurement of verifiable changes in carbon stocks from reforestation, afforestation, and deforestation and other potential forestry activities. Prepared by ESSA Technologies Ltd., Vancouver, BC for National Sinks Issues Table, Environment Canada, Hull, PQ. 42 pp.
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Kurz, W.A., S.J. Beukema and D.C.E. Robinson. 1999. Simulating root disease impacts in selected ecosystems in the Kamloops and Nelson Forest regions Prepared by ESSA Technologies Ltd., Vancouver, BC for Forest Health Unit, Forest Site Management Section, Forest Practices Branch, BC Ministry of Forests, Victoria, BC. 56 pp.
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Robinson, D.C.E. 1999. An Assessment of the Value of Landsat Imagery for the Most Similar Neighbour Procedure: West Arm Demonstration Forest Case Study. Prepared by ESSA Technologies Ltd., Vancouver, BC for the British Columbia Ministry of Forests, Victoria, BC. 13 pp.
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Robinson, D.C.E., W.A. Kurz, and C. Pinkham. 1999. Estimating the carbon losses from deforestation in Canada. Prepared by ESSA Technologies Ltd., Vancouver, BC for National Climate Change Secretariat, Ottawa, Ontario. 81 pp.
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Robinson, D.C.E. and W.A. Kurz. 1998. Analysis of the Prognosis Regeneration Establishment Model Behaviour with BC Regeneration Data. Prepared by ESSA Technologies Ltd., Vancouver, BC for the BC Ministry of Forests, Victoria, BC. 42 pp.
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