USDA Forest Service, Northern Research Station Completed Projetcts

Michigan University

TA Number GLNFCESU Number Project Title Principal Investigator Beginning Date Ending Date Award Amount Products
MSU-USFS-01 Development of Local-Scale Dispersion Models for Short-term Prediction of Smoke Dispersion from Prescribed and Wildland Fires Sharon Zhong 07/02/2007 06/30/2012 $190,300
MSU-USFS-02 Impact of Land Cover Changes on the Climate System Sharon Zhong 08/23/2007 09/30/2010; 08/22/2012 $121,180
09-JV-1124306-089 MSU-USFS-03 Adaptation of Atmospheric Dispersion Models for Predictions of Smoke From Low Intensity Fires Sharon Zhong 08/11/2009 06/01/2012 $302,883
09-JV-1124306-136 MSU-USFS-04 Analyzing and Assessing the Criteria for Issuing an Air Stagnation Advisory Jeff Andresen 08/21/2009 09/30/2011 $52,570 Report (.docx)
10-JV-11242306130 MSU-USFS-06 An Investigation of the Differences Between Real Time Mesoscale Analysis and Observed Meteorological Conditions at RAWS Stations in the Northeast United States Sharon Zhong 08/16/2010 05/31/2012 $136,500

Michigan Technical University

TA Number GLNFCESU Number Project Title Principal Investigator Beginning Date Ending Date Award Amount Products
09-JV-11242307-009 MTU-USFS-01 Effects of Red Pine Thinning and Stand Age on Ecosystem Carbon Polls and Fluxes Marty Jurgenson 12/09/2008 07/31/2012 $165,713
07-JV-11242300154 MTU-USFS-02 Lessons Learned from Federal Biomass Projects Dennis Becker 09/10/2007 12/31/2010  $35,552.53 Report (.pdf)

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

TA Number GLNFCESU Number Project Title Principal Investigator Beginning Date Ending Date Award Amount Products
SUNY-USFS-01 Using FIA Data to Assess Current Status and Predict Future Overstory Species Composition Based on Current Woody Understory Species Composition Christopher Nowak 08/30/2007 12/31/2009 $44,905 Report (.pdf)

University of Minnesota (GLNF-CESU Host)

TA Number GLNFCESU Number Project Title Principal Investigator Beginning Date Ending Date Award Amount Products
FFRE1603 UMN-USFS-01 The Role of Trust in Public Land Management Dorothy H. Anderson 05/01/2003 12/31/2005 $86,380 Report (.pdf)
Report (.pdf)
FRRE8304 UMN-USFS-02 Revising North Central Forest Management Guides to Address Diverse Ecological, Economic, and Social Objectives Alan Ek; Mike Kilgore 05/01/2004 12/31/2006 $131,000 NC Forest Management Guides
07-JV-11242300-002 UMN-USFS-03 Controls Over Temporal Variability in Tree Growth Peter Reich 01/19/2007 01/30/2011 $141,155
08-JV-11231300-084 UMN-USFS-04 Short Rotation Crops International Conference: Biofuels, Bioenergy, and Bioproducts from Sustainable Agricultural and Forest Crops Dean Current 08/04/2008 9/30/2008 $8,000 www.cinram.umn.edu/srwc/
07-JV-1124300-015 UMN-USFS-06 Managing for Complex Structure and Wood Productivity in Great Lakes Pine Ecosystems Rebecca Montgomery 4/17/2008 08/31/2010  $199,525

Report (.pdf)
Report (.pdf)

07-JV-1124300-122 UMN-USFS-07 Influence of Riparian Management on the Trophic Cycling of Carbon and Nitrogen Through Stream Food Webs in Stream Systems Jacques Finlay 09/13/2007 09/12/2012 $64,000 (FY09: $52,000; FY08: $52,000)
07-JV-1124300-137 UMN-USFS-08 Comparison of Scaled Up Chamber Respiration Measurements to Calculated Nighttime Soil Respiration for an Eddy Covariance System in Bog Setting Timothy Griffis 09/19/2007 08/23/2012 $45,000
09-JV-11242307-012 UMN-USFS-09 Influence of Forest Species Conversion on Watershed Hydrology Ken Brooks 11/17/2008 09/30/2011 $49,685
08-JV-1124307-071 UMN-USFS-10 Assessing Black Ash Decline in Northern Minnesota Marvin Bauer 07/10/2008 05/31/2010 $106,182 (FY08: $40,952; FY09: $50,000; FY10:$15,230)
09-JV-11242307-101 UMN-USFS-11 Influence of Fire on Mercury Cycling and Accumulation in Fish Ed Nator 06/30/2009 06/30/2012 $90,385

West Virginia University

TA Number GLNFCESU Number Project Title Principal Investigator Beginning Date Ending Date Award Amount
WVU-USFS-01 Modeling Soil Organic Carbon at the Landscape-scale Using Legacy Data and Pedometric Techniques James A. Thompson 07/20/2007 06/30/2010 $55,000