Recent Research Papers


 

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Rangel-Salazar, J.L., K. Martin, P. Marshall, and R.W. Elner. 2008. Habitat variation, nest-site selection and parental behavior influences on breeding success of the ruddy-capped nightingale thrush (Catharus frantzii) in Ciapas, Mexico. Auk (In Press, April Issue)

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LeMay, V., J. Maedel, and N. Coops. In press. Estimating stand structural details using variable-space nearest neighbour analyses to link ground data, forest cover maps, and landsat imagery. Remote Sensing of Environment.

 

Wang. Y. V. M. LeMay, and T. G. Baker. 2007. Modelling and prediction of dominant height growth of Eucalyptus globulus plantations using a nonlinear mixed-effects model approach. Can. J. For. Res. 37:1390-1403.

 

Rangel-Salazar, J.L., P.L. Enriquez, and P.Marshall. 2006. Taxonomical allocation of sampling effort for studying tropical owls. In: Current Raptor Studies in Mexico. Ricardo Rodriguez Estrella, Editor. Comision Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad.pp. 308-323.

 

Salas, C., A. Stage, V. LeMay, P. Nez, and P. Pacheco. 2006. Spatial patterns in an old-growth Nothofagus oblique forest in South-Central Chile. For. Ecol. & Manage. 231:38-46.

 

Akindele, S.O. and V.M. LeMay. 2006. Development of tree volume equations for common timber species in tropical rain forest areas of Nigeria. Forest Ecol. & Manage. 226:41-48

 

Bowering, M., V.M. LeMay, and P. Marshall. 2006. Effects of forest roads on the growth of adjacent lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta Dougl. var. latifolia Engelm) trees. Can. J. For. Res. 36: 919-929.

 

Suratman, N.M., V.M, LeMay, G.Q. Bull, D.G. Leckie, N. Walsworth and P.L. Marshall.  2005.  Logistic regression modeling of thematic mapper data for rubber (Hevea brasiliensis) area mapping.  Science Letters 2(1):79-84.

 

Valerie LeMay and Hailemariam Temesgen. 2005. Connecting Inventory Information Sources for Landscape Level Analyses. Forest biometry, modelling, and information sciences (FBMIS).

 

Valerie LeMay and Hailemariam Temesgen. 2005.Comparison of Nearest Neighbor Methods for Estimating Basal Area and Stems per Hectare Using Aerial Auxiliary Variables. Forest Science 51(2): 109-119.

 

Valerie LeMay and Christina Staudhammer. 2005. Indices of Stand Structural Diversity: Mixing Discrete, Continous, and Spatial Variables. Proceedings of the IUFRO Sustainable Forestry in Theory and Practice: Recent Advances in Inventory & Monitoring, Statistics, Information & Knowledge Management, and Policy Science Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland, April 5 to 8, 2005. 4 pp.

 

Hailemariam Temesgen, Valerie LeMay and Stephen J. Mitchell. 2005. Tree Crown Ratio Models for Multi-species and Multi-layered Stands of Southeastern British Columbia. Forestry Chronicle 81(1):133-141

 

Boisvenue, C., H.Temesgen, and P.L. Marshall.  2004.  Selecting a small tree height growth model for mixed-species stands in the Southern Interior of British Columbia, Canada.  Forest Ecology and Management 202:301-312.

 

Suratman, N.M., G.Bull, D. Leckie, V. LeMay, and P. Marshall. 2004. Modelling stand volume of rubber (Hevea brasiliensis) plantations in Malaysia using Landsat TM. Science Letters 1(1):65-72.

 

Suratman, M.N., G.Q. Bull, D.G. Leckie, V.M. LeMay, P.L. Marshall, and M.R. Mispan. 2004. International Forestry Review 6:1-13.

 

Badre T. Hassani, Valerie LeMay, H. Temesgen, Peter Marshall and Abdel-Azim Zumrawi . 2004. Regeneration Imputation Models for Complex Stands of Southeastern British Columbia. Forestry Chronicle 80(2): 271-278.

 

Valerie LeMay and Andrew Robinson. 2004. Inventory: Design, Performance, and Evaluation of Experiments. Encyclopedia of Forest Sciences. J. Burley, J. Evans, and J.Z. Youngquist, eds. Vol. 1, pp. 158-163, Elsevier Academic Press, San Diego

 

H. Temesgen, V.M. LeMay, K.L. Froese, and P.L. Marshall. 2003.Imputing Tree-Lists from Aerial Attributes for Complex Stands of South-eastern British Columbia. Forest Ecology and Management 177:277-285.

 

Christina Lynn Staudhammer and Valerie LeMay . 2001. Introduction and Evaluation of Possible Indices of Stand Structural Diversity. Can. J. For. Res. 31: 1105-1115.

 

Recent Reports


 

 

Sattler, D.F., V. LeMay and P. Marshall. 2007. Estimating natural regeneration in stands following attack by mountain pine beetle using a linked-model approach. In: Proceedings of the IUFRO Crown models and simulation methods conference. Portland, OR, August 6 to 10, 2007.

 

LeMay, V. and C. Staudhammer. 2007. A stand structural diversity index for horizontal, vertical and spatial diversity. In: Complex stand structure and associated dynamics: measurement indices and modelling approaches, popular summaries (IUFRO meeting). Ontario Forest Research Institute, Forest Research Information Paper 167. pp 61-63.

 

Zumrawi, A-A, LeMay, V. and P. Marshall. 2007. PrognosisBC: An adaptation of a single tree model to southeastern British Columbia. In: Complex stand structure and associated dynamics: measurement indices and modelling approaches, popular summaries (IUFRO meeting). Ontario Forest Research Institute, Forest Research Information Paper 167. pp 81-82.

 

Rennolls, K, M. Tom? R. E. McRoberts, J.K. Vanclay , V. LeMay, B. Guan, G. Gertner. Potential contributions of statistics and modelling to sustainable forest management: Review & Synthesis In Sustainable Forestry, from Monitoring and Modelling to Knowledge Management & Policy Science, K.M. Reynolds, A.J. Thomson, M. Kohl, M.A. Shannon, d. Ray, an dK. Rennolls, eds. Cab International 2007, Cambridge, MA. pp. 314 to 341.

 

LeMay, V., T. Lee, D. Sattler, P. Marshall, D. Robinson, and A-A. Zumrawi. 2007. Modeling Natural Regeneration Following Mountain Pine Beetle Attacks in the Southern and Central Interior of British Columbia: Final report. Internal report for Natural Resources Canada, MPB Standard Contribution Agreement, PO # 8.35. 57 pp..

 

LeMay, V., T. Lee, R.E. Scott, D. Sattler, D. Robinson, A-A. Zumrawi, and P. Marshall. 2006. Modeling Natural Regeneration Following Mountain Pine Beetle Attacks in the Southern and Central Interior of British Columbia: Results for Year 1. Internal report for Natural Resources Canada, MPB Standard Contribution Agreement, PO # 8.35. 70 pp

 

Akindele, S.O. , A-A Zumrawi, P.L. Marshall, and V.M. LeMay. 2006. Validating the PrognosisBC growth and yield model using independent data fromrepeatedly measured research plots in the Interior Douglas-fir Zone. Report for the BC Forest Science Program, Project no. Y061132.

 

Wang, Y., V. LeMay, and T. Baker. 2006. Nonlinear mixed effects modelling for improving site-specific prediction of dominant height growth of Eucalyptus globulus plantations. Abstract in Proceedings of the XXIII International Biometric Conference in Montreal, Canada, July 16 - 21, 2006

 

LeMay, V. and W. Kurz. 2006. Estimating carbon stocks and stock changes in forests: linking models and data across scales. Proceedings of the IUFRO Div. 4 2006 International metting Manageing Forest Ecosystems: The challenges of climate change, April 3 to 7, 2006, Palencia, Spain. P. 9 (abstract), paper on associated CD. [Invited presentation]

 

Suratman, N. S. M., D.G. Leckie, N. Walsworth, G.Q. Bull, V.M. LeMay, and P.L. Marshall. 2005. Land-use/cover change detection using classification of temporally normalized Landsat TM. In: Conference on Forestry & Forest Products, November 22-24, 2005, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, pp 45-57.

 

LeMay, V. and N. Smith. 2005. Measurement and analysis issues for complex stands of British Columbia. Poster presented at Session 050 of the XXII IUFRO WORLD CONGRESS Brisbane, Australia, August 8 to 14, 2005. [Abstract in Proceedings]

 

Schultz, R., P. Marshall, and V. LeMay. 2005. Predicting time-since-fire using forest inventory fata: A case study in the boreal forest of Saskatchewan, Canada. Poster presented at Session 33 the XXII IUFRO WORLD CONGRESS Brisbane, Australia, August 8 to 14, 2005. [Abstract in Proceedings]

 

Suratman, N.M., G. Bull, D. Leckie, V. LeMay, and P. Marshall. 2005. Linking between policies and land use/cover change as detected by Landsat TM in Malaysia. Paper presented at Session 127 the XXII IUFRO WORLD CONGRESS Brisbane, Australia, August 8 to 14, 2005. [Abstract in Proceedings]

 

LeMay, V. and C. Staudhammer. 2005. Indices of stand structural diversity: adding spatial diversity to a stand structural index. Extended Abtract. In Proceedings from the IUFRO “Sustainable Forestry in Theory and Practice Conference? Edinburgh, March, 2005. USDA Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-688.

 

Hassani, B.T. , Zumrawi, A-A., V. LeMay, and Peter Marshall. 2005. Implementing a PrognosisBC regeneration sub-model for complex stands of southeastern and Central British Columbia: Use in MPB-affected stands and results of long-term projections in partially cut stands. Report for Forest Science Program, Project No: Y051355.

Recent Thesis


Mater of Science Thesis

A HYBRID MODEL TO ESTIMATE NATURAL RECRUITMENT AND GROWTH IN STANDS FOLLOWING MOUNTAIN PINE BEETLE DISTURBANCE (PDF) by Derek Felix Sattler (2009)

RESPONSE OF UNEVEN-AGED INTERIOR DOUGLAS-FIR STANDS TO PRECOMMERCIAL THINNING IN CENTRAL INTERIOR, BRITISH COLUMBIA (PDF)by Taehee(Terry) Lee (2008)

 

 

 


 
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