Forest health in west coast forests 1997-1999
Document Type: Report
Author(s): Sally Campbell; John Dale; Carolina Hooper; Karen Ripley; Bethany Schulz
Publication Year: 2000

Cataloging Information

  • disease
  • disturbance
  • forest health
  • forest inventory
  • fragmentation
  • insect activity
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Record Last Modified: March 22, 2016
FRAMES Record Number: 5599


This report examines some forest health issues current in West Coast states in 1997, 1998 and 1999. The narrative discusses forest ecosystem disturbance, two significant forest insect and disease problems - Swiss needle cast and spruce beetle - forest fragmentation and urbanization, and introduction of exotic organisms. The Forest Health Monitoring program is briefly described and aerial survey and FHM plot data are presented in the appendices.

Online Link(s):
Campbell, Sally; Dale, John; Hooper, Carolina; Ripley, Karen; Schulz, Bethany. 2000. Forest health in west coast forests 1997-1999. Portland, OR: USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 76 p.