ODF Science Review Documents

Final Report

Review Documents


Primary Review Documents

ODF staff developed two products that will be the focus of this technical review.  They are:

Group 1 Documents

The references cited in these ODF reports are refered to as the "Group 1" documents. Below is a list of these references:

References Cited in the report The Influence of Modeled Management Scenarios on Habitat for Species of  Concern (ODF, 2009)

References cited in the report Board of Forestry State Forests Performance Measures: An Evaluation of the Achievement (ODF, 2009). (Background references are found in a separate document:  Board of Forestry State Forests Performance Measures Employment & Personal Income.)

  • Ehinger, Paul. 2009. Forest Industry Data: Oregon, Washington, Montana, and California.
  • Minnesota Implan Group. 2008. 2008 model data and User’s, Analysis and Data Guide.  
  • Lettman, et al. 1996. Northwest Oregon State Forest Management Plan: Connection to State and Local Economies.
  • Partin, Thomas. 2009. Director for the American Forest Resources Council.


Group 2 Documents

References recommended to the Science Advisory Team during the review process or identified during the review are called "Group 2 Documents". They will be listed here as they are identified.

Fire and Forest Landscape Health

  • Agee, J.K.  1993.  Fire Ecology of Pacific Northwest Forests. Island Press. Washington, DC.
  • Ager, A. A., Vaillant, N. M., Finney, M. A., 2010. A comparison of landscape fuel treatment strategies to mitigate wildland fire risk in the urban interface and preserve old forest structure. Forest Ecology and Management 259, 1556-1570.
  • Campbell, S., Liegel, L. (tech. coords.), 1996. Disturbance and forest health in Oregon and Washington. USDA Forest Service, General Technical Report PNW-GTR-381.
  • Finney, M. A., Seli, R. C., McHugh, C. W., Ager, A. A, Bahro, B., Agee, J. K., 2007. Simulation of long-term landscape-level fuel treatment effects on large wildfires. International Journal of Wildland Fire 16, 712-727.
  • Lehmkuhl, J.F.,  L.F. Ruggiero, and P.A. Hall. 1991. Landscape-scale patterns of forest fragmentation and wildlife richness and abundance in the southern Washington Cascade Range. In Wildlife and Vegetation of Unmanaged Douglas-fir Forests.  Edited by L.F. Ruggiero and others. USDA For. Serv. GTR-PNW-285. p. 91-109.
  • Poage, N. J, P.J. Weisberg, P.C. Impara, J.C. Tappeiner, and T.S. Sensenig. 2009. Influences of climate, fire, and topography on contemporary age structure patterns of Douglas-fir at 205 old forest sites in western Oregon. Can. J. For. Res. 39: 1518–1530.
  • Roloff, G.J., Mealey, S.P., Clay, C., Barry, J., Yanish, C., Neuenschwander, L., 2005a. A process for modeling short- and long-term risk in the southern Oregon Cascades.  Forest Ecology and Management 211, 166–190.
  • Shatford, J.P.A., D.E. Hibbs, and K.J. Puettmann. 2009. Conifer regeneration after forest fire in the Klamath and Siskiyous: How much, how soon? J. Forestry 105: 139-146.
  • Stephens, S. L., Moghaddas, J. J., Edminster, C., Fiedler, C. E., Haase, S., Harrington, M., Keeley, J. E., Knapp, E. E., McIver, J. D., Metlen, K., Skinner, C. N., Youngblood, A., 2009. Fire treatment effects on vegetation structure, fuels, and potential fire severity in western U.S. forests. Ecological Applications 19, 305-320.
  • Taylor, A.H. and C.N. Skinner.  2003. Spatial patterns and controls on historical fire regimes and forest structure in the Klamath Mountains. Ecol. App. 13: 704-719.

Structure and Habitat

  • Bailey, J.D., and J.C. Tappeiner. 1998.  Effects of thinning on structural development in 40 to 100 year-old Douglas-fir stands in western Oregon.: For. Ecol. Mgt. 108: 99-113.
  • Franklin, J.F., T.A. Spies, R. VanPelt, A.B. Carey, D.A. Thornberg, D.R. Berg, D.B. Lindenmayer, M.E. Harmon, W.S. Keeton, D.C. Shaw, K. Bible, and J. Chen.  2002. Disturbances and structural development of natural forest ecosystems with silvicultural implications, using Douglas-fir forests as an example. For. Ecol. Mgt. 155: 399-423.
  • Harmon, M.H., J.F. Franklin, F.J Swanson, P. Sollins, S.V. Gregory, J.D. Lattin, N.H. Andeson, S.P. Cline, N.G. Aumen, J.R. Sedell, G.W. Lienkaemper, K. Cromack Jr., K.W. Cummins. 1986. Ecology of coarse woody debris in temperate ecosystems. Advances in Ecological Research 15:133–302
  • Lewis, J.C. 1998. Creating snags and wildlife trees in commercial forest landscapes. Western Journal of Applied Forestry 13: 97-101
  • McComb, W.C., T.A. Spies, W.H. Emmingham. 1993 Douglas-fir forests: managing for timber and mature-forest habitat. Journal of Forestry 91: 31-42
  • Muir, P.S., R.L. Mattingly, J.C. Tappeiner II, J.D. Bailey, W.E. Elliott, J.C. Hagar, J.C. Miller, E.B. Peterson, and E.E. Starkey.  2002. Managing for biodiversity in young Douglas-fir forests of western Oregon. U.S. Geol. Survey Biol. Res. Div., Biol. Sci. Rep. 76 pp.
  • Russell, R.E., V.A. Saab, J.G. Dudley and J.J. Rotella. 2006. Snag longevity in relation to wildfire and postfire salvage logging. Forest Ecology and Management 232: 179-187.
  • Spies, T.A. and J.F. Franklin. 1991.  The structure of natural young, mature, and old-growth Douglas-fir forests in Oregon and Washington. In Wildlife and Vegetation of Unmanaged Douglas-fir Forests. Edited by L.F. Ruggiero et al.. USDA For. Serv. GTR-PNW-285. p. 71-80.
  • Spies, T. A., Hemstrom, M. A., Youngblood, A., Hummel, S., 2006. Conserving old-growth forest diversity in disturbance-prone landscapes. Conservation Biology 20, 351-362.


 Group 3 Documents

Science based documents submitted by the public are called "Group 3 Documents". They will be listed here as they are submitted.