USDA Forest Service, Northern Research Station Completed Projetcts

Michigan University

TA NumberGLNFCESU NumberProject TitlePrincipal InvestigatorBeginning DateEnding DateAward AmountProducts
MSU-USFS-01Development of Local-Scale Dispersion Models for Short-term Prediction of Smoke Dispersion from Prescribed and Wildland FiresSharon Zhong07/02/200706/30/2012$190,300
MSU-USFS-02Impact of Land Cover Changes on the Climate SystemSharon Zhong08/23/200709/30/2010; 08/22/2012$121,180
09-JV-1124306-089MSU-USFS-03Adaptation of Atmospheric Dispersion Models for Predictions of Smoke From Low Intensity FiresSharon Zhong08/11/200906/01/2012$302,883
09-JV-1124306-136MSU-USFS-04Analyzing and Assessing the Criteria for Issuing an Air Stagnation AdvisoryJeff Andresen08/21/200909/30/2011$52,570Report (.docx)
10-JV-11242306130MSU-USFS-06An Investigation of the Differences Between Real Time Mesoscale Analysis and Observed Meteorological Conditions at RAWS Stations in the Northeast United StatesSharon Zhong08/16/201005/31/2012$136,500

Michigan Technical University

TA NumberGLNFCESU NumberProject TitlePrincipal InvestigatorBeginning DateEnding DateAward AmountProducts
09-JV-11242307-009MTU-USFS-01Effects of Red Pine Thinning and Stand Age on Ecosystem Carbon Polls and FluxesMarty Jurgenson12/09/200807/31/2012$165,713
07-JV-11242300154MTU-USFS-02Lessons Learned from Federal Biomass ProjectsDennis Becker09/10/200712/31/2010 $35,552.53Report (.pdf)

State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry

TA NumberGLNFCESU NumberProject TitlePrincipal InvestigatorBeginning DateEnding DateAward AmountProducts
SUNY-USFS-01Using FIA Data to Assess Current Status and Predict Future Overstory Species Composition Based on Current Woody Understory Species CompositionChristopher Nowak08/30/200712/31/2009$44,905Report (.pdf)

University of Minnesota (GLNF-CESU Host)

TA NumberGLNFCESU NumberProject TitlePrincipal InvestigatorBeginning DateEnding DateAward AmountProducts
FFRE1603UMN-USFS-01The Role of Trust in Public Land ManagementDorothy H. Anderson05/01/200312/31/2005$86,380Report (.pdf)
Report (.pdf)
FRRE8304UMN-USFS-02Revising North Central Forest Management Guides to Address Diverse Ecological, Economic, and Social ObjectivesAlan Ek; Mike Kilgore05/01/200412/31/2006$131,000NC Forest Management Guides
07-JV-11242300-002UMN-USFS-03Controls Over Temporal Variability in Tree GrowthPeter Reich01/19/200701/30/2011 $141,155
08-JV-11231300-084UMN-USFS-04Short Rotation Crops International Conference: Biofuels, Bioenergy, and Bioproducts from Sustainable Agricultural and Forest CropsDean Current08/04/20089/30/2008$8,000www.cinram.umn.edu/srwc/
07-JV-1124300-015UMN-USFS-06Managing for Complex Structure and Wood Productivity in Great Lakes Pine EcosystemsRebecca Montgomery4/17/200808/31/2010 $199,525

Report (.pdf)
Report (.pdf)

07-JV-1124300-122UMN-USFS-07Influence of Riparian Management on the Trophic Cycling of Carbon and Nitrogen Through Stream Food Webs in Stream SystemsJacques Finlay09/13/200709/12/2012$64,000 (FY09: $52,000; FY08: $52,000)
07-JV-1124300-137UMN-USFS-08Comparison of Scaled Up Chamber Respiration Measurements to Calculated Nighttime Soil Respiration for an Eddy Covariance System in Bog SettingTimothy Griffis09/19/200708/23/2012$45,000
09-JV-11242307-012UMN-USFS-09Influence of Forest Species Conversion on Watershed HydrologyKen Brooks11/17/200809/30/2011$49,685
08-JV-1124307-071UMN-USFS-10Assessing Black Ash Decline in Northern MinnesotaMarvin Bauer07/10/200805/31/2010$106,182 (FY08: $40,952; FY09: $50,000; FY10:$15,230)
09-JV-11242307-101UMN-USFS-11Influence of Fire on Mercury Cycling and Accumulation in FishEd Nator06/30/200906/30/2012$90,385

West Virginia University

TA NumberGLNFCESU NumberProject TitlePrincipal InvestigatorBeginning DateEnding DateAward Amount
WVU-USFS-01Modeling Soil Organic Carbon at the Landscape-scale Using Legacy Data and Pedometric TechniquesJames A. Thompson07/20/200706/30/2010$55,000