Book 2014

USDA Forest Service Experimental Forests and Ranges

Research for the Long Term

ISBN: 978-1-4614-1817-7 (Print) 978-1-4614-1818-4 (Online)

Table of contents (28 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxii

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-23

      A Grand Experiment: USDA Forest Service Experimental Forests and Ranges

    3. Chapter

      Pages 25-57

      Forest Service Experimental Forests and Long-term Data Sets: Stories of Their Meaning to Station Directors

  3. Research Trajectories in Forest Ecology, Management, and Silviculture for Conifers

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 59-59

    2. Chapter

      Pages 61-84

      The Value of Old Forests: Lessons from the Reynolds Research Natural Area

    3. Chapter

      Pages 85-101

      Restoring a Legacy: Longleaf Pine Research at the Forest Service Escambia Experimental Forest

    4. Chapter

      Pages 103-127

      Northeastern Conifer Research: Multiple Species and Multiple Values

    5. Chapter

      Pages 129-146

      Interdisciplinary Research on the Blacks Mountain Experimental Forest

  4. Research Trajectories in Forest Ecology, Management, and Silviculture for Hardwoods

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 147-147

    2. Chapter

      Pages 149-171

      Uneven-Aged Management After a Half-Century of Research on the Forest Service Fernow Experimental Forest in West Virginia

    3. Chapter

      Pages 173-199

      The Monongahela Clearcutting Controversy: Scientists and Land Managers Develop an Alternative Practice on the Fernow Experimental Forest

    4. Chapter

      Pages 201-223

      Development of the Selection System in Northern Hardwood Forests of the Lake States: An 80-Year Silviculture Research Legacy

  5. Research Trajectories in Wildlife, Fauna, Insects

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 225-225

    2. Chapter

      Pages 227-249

      The Starkey Experimental Forest and Range: Long-Term Research to Meet the Needs of Managers

    3. Chapter

      Pages 251-270

      Evolution of a Short-Term Study of Lodgepole Pine Dwarf Mistletoe Vectors that Turned Into a Long-Term Study of the Remarkable Gray Jay on the Fraser Experimental Forest, Colorado 1982–2009

    4. Chapter

      Pages 271-281

      Subterranean Termite Control Examinations on Current and Former Experimental Forests and Ranges

  6. Research Trajectories in Forest and Range Hydrology, Biogeochemistry, Soils and Ecosystem Science

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 283-283

    2. Chapter

      Pages 285-310

      Cycles of Research at Fort Valley, Arizona, Our First Forest Experiment Station

    3. Chapter

      Pages 311-340

      Contributions of Studies on Experimental Forests to Hydrology and Watershed Management

    4. Chapter

      Pages 341-366

      A History of Watershed Research in Experimental Forests of the Interior Highlands

    5. Chapter

      Pages 367-385

      Research Related to Roads in USDA Experimental Forests

    6. Chapter

      Pages 387-403

      The Role of Experimental Forests and Ranges in the Development of Ecosystem Science and Biogeochemical Cycling Research

    7. Chapter

      Pages 405-433

      Evolution of Soil, Ecosystem, and Critical Zone Research at the USDA FS Calhoun Experimental Forest

    8. Chapter

      Pages 435-461

      Research in the Luquillo Experimental Forest Has Advanced Understanding of Tropical Forests and Resolved Management Issues

    9. Chapter

      Pages 463-482

      The Discovery of Acid Rain at the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest: A Story of Collaboration and Long-term Research

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