A historical perspective of the Forest Vegetation Simulator
Document Type: Conference Paper
Author(s): R. R. Johnson
Compiler(s): R. Teck; M. Moeur; J. Adams
Publication Year: 1997

Cataloging Information

  • Choristoneura occidentalis
  • computer programs
  • coniferous forests
  • Dendroctonus ponderosae
  • diameter classes
  • digital data collection
  • forest management
  • habitat types
  • histories
  • insects
  • mortality
  • photography
  • Pinus ponderosa
  • Pseudotsuga
  • regeneration
  • statistical analysis
  • US Forest Service
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Tall Timbers Record Number: 20188
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TTRS Call Number: A13.88:INT-373
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The author looks back on two decades of personal experience and impressions of Prognosis history and reviews U.S. Forest Service involvement. He pays homage to the many researchers and land managers whose accumulated work over this time has brought us to today's Forest Vegetation Simulator.

Johnson, R. R. 1997. A historical perspective of the Forest Vegetation Simulator, in R Teck, M Moeur, and J Adams eds., Proceedings: Forest Vegetation Simulator Conference. Fort Collins, CO, USDA Forest Service Intermountain Research Station, Intermountain Research Station INT-GTR-373, p. 3-4.