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Danny C. Lee

Danny C. Lee
Center Director
Integrating Human and Natural Systems
200 W.T. Weaver Blvd
Asheville, NC 28804-3454
United States
Current Research
Research efforts focus on system analysis, risk assessment, and large scale ecosystem management.
  • Texas A&M University, Ph.D., Wildlife & Fisheries Sciences, 1989
  • University of Tennessee, M.S., Ecology, 1983
  • University of Tennessee, B.S., Zoology, 1981
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Research Highlights

Using Forest Phenology to Understand Landscape Change

Year: 2020
The Landscape Dynamics Assessment Tool (LanDAT) is designed to help natural resource managers assess changing landscapes and understand how these changes impact ecosystem services. LanDAT relies on vegetation phenology to map forest changes driven by fire, land use, insects, disease, and climate.

Science benefits national fire planning effort

Year: 2011
As part of ongoing efforts to reduce human and ecological losses from wildfire, federal agencies responsible for wildland fire management are working with states, tribes, and other interested publics to develop a National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy. Scientists from the Southern Resea...

Examining Trade-offs in Wildland Fire Management Decisions

Year: 2014
Reducing or mitigating the negative effects of wildland fire is a major priority in communities all across the United States and must be addressed across agencies and jurisdictional boundaries. The National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy is a multiyear effort by federal agencies working ...