2nd North American Forest Mensurationists Conference – Dec 12 Agenda Details

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Monday, December 12, 2022 – Agenda Details

*The sessions in orange are student presentations.

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Time Room Presentation Title Speaker Name Organization
8:00 1 Intro
8:15 1 Do Mensurationists Dream of Electric Trees? Mark Ducey University of New Hampshire
9:00 IUFRO introduction
9:15 Break (move to concurrent sessions)
1 Room 1 Moderator (9:30am – 12pm) Catherine Bealle Statland
2 Room 2 Moderator (9:30am – 12pm) Robert Froese
9:30 1 An inverse growth curve representation of the Clutter-Jones stand survival model Bronson Bullock University of Georgia
2 Modeling the missing DBHs: Influence of model form on UAV DBH characterization Wade Tinkham Rocky Mountain Research Station
10:00 1 A new framework to include environmental variables into G&Y systems Cristian Montes University of Georgia
2 Site index equations with explicit variance formulations for Aztec Pine in Mexico Geronimo Quiñonez-Barraza Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales Agícolas y Pecuarias
10:30 1 The generalized Hermite distribution accurately describes multimodal or skewed diameter data Tom Baribault Mason, Bruce & Girard
2 Software for plotting errors in predictions of self-referencing models Chris Cieszewski University of Georgia
11:00 Break
11:15 1 Session honoring Harold Burkhart, Jim Arney, and Leon Pienaar – Bronson Bullock, Dan Opalach, and Chris Cieszewski
12:00 Lunch (on your own)
1 Room 1 Moderator (1:30pm – 5pm) Bianca Eskelson
2 Room 2 Moderator (1:30pm – 5pm) Karin Wolken
1:30 1 Site index equation development for shortleaf pine (Pinus echinata) on the Cumberland Plateau, USA John Zobel University of Minnesota
2 Loblolly Pine stand diameter distribution projection using copulas Mauricio Zapata Finite Carbon
2:00 1 Constraint shock reduces the fit of diameter distribution models by up to 50% – normalized truncation solves this problem Adrian Goodwin Bushlogic
2 Modeling dominant height using topographic and edaphoclimatic variables for Pinus radiata, Eucalyptus globulus and Eucalyptus nitens plantations Pablo Mena-Quijada Bioforest/Arauco
2:30 1 Pre-commercial thinning increases the profitability of Norway spruce monoculture and supports Norway spruce-birch mixture over full rotations Mostarin Ara University of Alberta
2 UAS challenges in evaluating the effectiveness of herbicide applications Sudeera Wickramarathna Oregon State University
3:00 Break and posters
3:30 1 Impact of stumpage prices on optimal planting density and rotation age Benjamin Protzman University of Georgia
2 Sequestering carbon through protection and production: A Case study of industrial reforestation in Mata Atlantica, Brazil Thomas Harris Yale University
4:00 1 Estimating tree utilization factors among product classes and species groups in the southern US Dinuka Madhushan Senevirathne University of Tennessee
2 Evaluating whole-stand growth and yield models accounting for mid-rotation competing vegetation in loblolly pine plantations in the southern US John Young University of Georgia
4:30 1 Individual tree topographical position classification using LiDAR Oscar Raigosa-Garcia North Carolina State University
2 A growth and yield system for slash pine including responses to silvicultural treatments Laura Ramirez Quintero University of Georgia
5:30 Social