Predicting Natural Disturbance Patterns in the Pacific Northwest

trees killed by fire

Process-based models can be used to look at forest disturbance by insects, disease and fire across the Pacific Northwest.

Presenter: 
Richard Waring
Oregon State University
Contributors: 

Videography - Ben Nieves
Technical production - Jeffrey Guntle

Video Length: 
22:06
Publication date: 
01/15/2012
You should gain an understanding of:: 

What constitutes a process-based model.

One approach to modeling forest disturbance by insects, disease and fire across the Pacific Northwest.

The impact of these disturbances on Douglas fir and lodgepole pine.