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.

Time Room Presentation Title Speaker Name Organization
8:00 – 8:15 1 Intro
8:15-9:00 1 Do Mensurationists Dream of Electric Trees? Mark Ducey University of New Hampshire
9:00-9:15 Break
9:15-9:45 1 The Tree and Stand Simulator (TASS): Still providing understanding after 6 decades Jeff Stone
2 Tree Stem Volume Estimation from Terrestrial LiDAR Point Cloud by Unwrapping Robert Froese University of Alberta
9:45-10:15 1 Growth and yield model parameter estimation using multiple objectives Mike Strub
2 Modeling the Missing DBHs: Influence of Model Form on UAV DBH Characterization Wade Tinkham USDA Forest Service
10:15-10:45 1 Modeling Basal Area Yield Using Simultaneous Equations System Incorporating Uncertainty Estimators Cristian Montes UGA Warnell School of Forestry
2 Constraint Shock Reduces the Fit of Diameter Distribution Models by up to 50% – Normalized Truncation Solves this Problem Adrian Goodwin Bushlogic
10:45-11:00 Break
11:00-11:30 1 Lessons Learned from a Montana Carbon Inventory Zane Haxtema Green Diamond Resource Company
2 Systems of Equations in Forest Modeling: Classification and Estimation Dehai Zhao University of Georgia
11:30-12:00 1 The Generalized Hermite distribution accurately describes multimodal or skewed diameter data Tom Baribault DroneSeed
2 Improving Inventory Data Management with Custom Geoprocessing Tools Joshua Petitmermet
12:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:00 1 Site index equation development for shortleaf pine (Pinus echinata) on the Cumberland Plateau, USA John Zobel University of Minnesota
2 An Inverse Growth Curve Representation of the Clutter-Jones Stand Survival Model Bronson Bullock UGA Warnell School of Forestry
14:00-14:30 1 Site Index Equations with Explicit Variance Formulations for Aztec Pine in Mexico Geronimo Quiñonez-Barraza Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales Agícolas y Pecuarias
2 Investigating above- vs. below-ground competition by accounting for azimuth of competitors in native eucalypt forests Shes Bhandari
14:30-15:00 1 Modeling dominant height using topographic and edaphoclimatic variables for Pinus radiata, Eucalyptus globulus and Eucalyptus nitens plantations Pablo Mena-Quijada Bioforest/Arauco
2 Pre-commercial thinning increases the profitability of Norway spruce monoculture and supports Norway spruce-birch mixture over full rotations Mostarin Ara University of Alberta
15:00-15:30 Break and posters
15:30-16:00 1 Impact of stumpage prices on optimal planting density and rotation age Benjamin Protzman UGA Warnell School of Forestry
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
16:00-16:30 1 Estimating tree utilization factors among product classes and species groups in the southern US Dinuka Madhushan Senevirathne University of Tennessee
2 A Growth and Yield System for slash pine including responses to silvicultural treatments Laura Ramirez Quintero UGA Warnell School of Forestry
16:30-17:00 1 Socio-Economic Analysis of Wood Charcoal Production as a Significant Output of Forest Bioeconomy in Africa Isaac Nyarko
2 Comparing Direct and Indirect Methods for Estimating Tree Biomass Change using Forest Inventory and Aerial Laser Scanner Data Suveksha Jha UGA Warnell School of Forestry
18:30-22:00 Social