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College of Natural Resources

Physical Address:
Phinney Hall, Room B-15

Mailing Address:
c/o Ann Wempe
UI Experimental Forest
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1133
Moscow, ID 83844-1133

Phone: 208-885-6695

Email: awempe@uidaho.edu

Research and Outreach

The Experimental Forest is a home for basic and applied research in the context of 10,300 acres of actively managed, productive working forestland, designated natural areas and outdoor classrooms. Forest utilization research consistent with the university's land-grant mission and the guiding legislation of the Forest, Wildlife and Range Experiment Station under Idaho Code Title 38 forms the basis for core research in forest management that benefits the people of the state of Idaho. We work closely with faculty, graduate and undergraduate researchers to integrate ideas for new research into competitive grant proposals from a variety of funding agencies and programs.

Recent Publications

M. Ridout and G. Newcombe (2015). The frequency of modification of Dothistroma pine needle blight severity by fungi within the native range. Forest Ecology and Management 337:153-160

Y. Khan, M. T. Akhtar, R. Shehla, A. A. Khan (2015). Bayesian modeling of forestry data with R using optimization and simulation tools. Journal of Applied Analysis and Computation 5(1): 38-51

Vogeler, J.C., Hudak, A.T., Vierling, L.A., Evans, J., Green, P., and K.T. Vierling (2014). Terrain and vegetation structural influences on local avian species richness in two mixed conifer forests. Remote Sensing of Environment 147: 13-22

Saralecos, J.D., Keefe, R.F., Tinkham, W.T., Brooks, R.H., Smith, A.M., and L.R. Johnson (2014). Effects of harvesting systems and bole moisture loss on weight scaling of Douglas-fir sawlogs (Pseudotsuga menziesii var. glauca Franco). Forests 5:2289-2306. doi:10.3390/f5092289

Faiola, C.L., VanderSchelden, G.S., Wen M., Elloy, F.C., Cobos, D.R., Watts, R.J.,Jobson, B.T., and VanReken, T.M.(2014) SOA Formation Potential of Emissions from Soil and Leaf Litter. Environmental Science and Technology 48 (2): 938-946

Gálvez FB, Hudak AT, Byrne JC, Crookston NL and Keefe RF (2014) Using climate-FVS to project landscape-level forest carbon stores for 100 years from field and LiDAR measures of initial conditions. Carbon Balance and Management 9:1

Eitel, J.U.H., L.A. Vierling, and T.S. Magney (2013) A lightweight, low cost autonomously operating terrestrial laser scanner for quantifying and monitoring ecosystem structural dynamics. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 180: 86–96

A.T. Hudak, R. D. Ottmar, R. E. Vihnanek, N. W. Brewer, Alistair M. S. Smith and P. Morgan (2013). The relationship of post-fire white ash cover to surface fuel consumption. International Journal of Wildland Fire 22: 780–785

Vogeler,J.C., A.T. Hudak, L. A. Vierling, K. T. Vierling (2013). Lidar-derived canopy architecture predicts brown creeper occupancy of two western coniferous forests. The Condor 115 (3): 614–622

Ellis, C.R., Pomeroy, J.W., Link, T.E. (2013). Modeling increases in snowmelt yield and desynchronization resulting from forest gap-thinning treatments in a northern mountain headwater basin. Water Resources Research 49(2): 936–949

Holden, Z., Klene, A., Moisen, G. and R. Keefe. (2013). An inexpensive radiation shield for monitoring surface air temperatures. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 180: 281-286

Keefe, R.F. and J.U.H. Eitel (2013) Application of carriage-mounted agricultural cameras to improve safety in cable logging operations in Idaho. 2013 Annual Meeting of the Council on Forest Engineering, Missoula, MT, July 7-10, 2013. (Conference proceedings publication)

Saralecos, J. and R. Keefe (2013) Influence of moisture loss, seasonality, and species on weight to volume relationships of commercial sawlogs in Idaho. 2013 Annual Meeting of the Council on Forest Engineering, Missoula, MT, July 7-10, 2013. (Conference proceedings publication)

Saralecos, J.D. and R.F. Keefe (2013) Influence of Moisture Loss on Weight to Volume Relationships of Sawlogs in Idaho. 2013 Society of American Foresters National Convention, Charleston, S.C. (Presentation)

Saralecos, J., and R. Keefe (2013). Weight scaling: Current and future trends. Intermountain Logging Conference, Spokane, WA. April, 2013 (Presentation)

Keefe, R.F. (2013) A Multi-Use Transportation System for Forestry and Recreation: Evaluation of an NIPF Prototype. 2013 Society of American Foresters National Convention, Charleston, S.C. (Presentation)

Keefe, R.F. (2013). Learning for landowners: At the University of Idaho Experimental Forest. Idaho Forest Owners Association Family Forest Landowners and Managers Conference, Moscow, ID, April, 2013 (Presentation)

UIEF Field Day

Please plan to join us for the annual Working Forests Field Day, happening each fall.

Biomass Research

Opportunities to conduct experiments in a local setting.

Contact

College of Natural Resources

Physical Address:
Phinney Hall, Room B-15

Mailing Address:
c/o Ann Wempe
UI Experimental Forest
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1133
Moscow, ID 83844-1133

Phone: 208-885-6695

Email: awempe@uidaho.edu