PUBLICATIONS


UBC Forest Ecosystem Simulation Research Group publications since 1993

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2012

Blanco J.A. 2012. Intensive management for pulp or biomass production could reduce tree growth in Douglas-fir forests for centuries after the end of active management. Environmental Modelling & Software , in review.

Blanco J.A. 2012. Beyond growth and yield models: hybrid ecological models in the context of sustainable forest management (in Spanish). Cuadernos de la Sociedad Española de Ciencias Forestales, in press. ISSN 1575-2410.

Blanco J.A., Lo Y.-H. (Eds.) 2012. Forest Ecosystems: much more than just trees. InTech, Rijeka, Croatia. 464 pp. ISBN: 978-953-51-0202-1. [pdf]

Blanco J.A., Wei X., Jiang H. Jie C.Y., Xin Z.H. 2012. Impacts of enhanced nitrogen deposition and soil acidification on biomass production and nitrogen leaching in Chinese fir plantations. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 42: 437-450. [pdf]

Lo Y.-H., Lin Y.-C., Blanco J.A., Yu C.-H., Guan B.T. 2012. Moving from ecological conservation to restoration: an example from central Taiwan, Asia. In Blanco J.A., Lo, Y.-H. (Eds.) Forest Ecosystems:much more than just trees. InTech, Rijeka, Croatia. pp 339-354. ISBN: 978-953-307-667-6. [pdf]

Sajedi T., Prescott C.E., Seely, B., Lavkulich L.M. 2012. Relationships among soil moisture, aeration and plant communities in natural and harvested coniferous forests in coastal British Columbia, Canada. Journal of Ecology, 100: 605-618 [pdf]

Wang F., Mladenoff D., Forrester J., Blanco J.A., Scheller R., Peckham S., Keough C. 2012. Multi-Model Simulations of Long-Term Effects of Forest Harvesting on Ecosystem Productivity and C/N Cycling. Biogeochemistry, in review.

Wei X., Blanco J.A., Jiang H., Kimmins J.P. 2012. Effects of nitrogen deposition on carbon sequestration in Chinese fir forests. Science of Total Environment, 416: 351-361. [pdf]

Wei X., Kimmins J.P. 2012. Sustainable Forest Management in a Disturbance Context: A Case Study of Canadian Sub-Boreal Forests. In Martin-Garcia J., Diez J.J. (Eds.) Sustainable Forest Management - Case Studies. InTech, Rijeka, Croatia. pp 118-140. ISBN 978-953-51-0511-4. [pdf]

Welham C., Blanco J.A., Seely B., Bampfylde C. 2012. Oil sands reclamation and the projected development of wildlife hábitat attributes. In: Vitt. D.H. (Ed.) Reclamation and Restoration of Boreal Ecosystems: attaining sustainable development. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. In press.

Welham C., Seely B., Blanco J.A. 2012. Projected patterns of C storage in upland forests reclaimed after oil sands mining. In: Vitt. D.H. (Ed.) Reclamation and Restoration of Boreal Ecosystems: attaining sustainable development. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. In press.

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2011

Blanco J.A., Imbert J.B., Castillo F.J. 2011. Thinning affects Pinus sylvestris needle decomposition rates and chemistry differently depending on site conditions. Biogeochemistry, 106: 397-414. [pdf]

Blanco J.A., Kheradmand H. (Eds.) 2011. Climate Change - Geophysical basis and ecological effects. InTech, Rijeka, Croatia. ISBN: 978-953-307-419-1. [Full book in pdf]

Blanco J.A., Kheradmand H. (Eds.) 2011. Climate Change - Socioeconomic effects. InTech, Rijeka, Croatia. ISBN: 979-953-307-277-6. [Full book in pdf]

Blanco J.A., Kheradmand H. (Eds.) 2011. Climate Change - Research and Technology for adaptation and mitigtion. InTech, Rijeka, Croatia. In press. ISBN: 979-953-307-278-3. [Full book in pdf]

Dordel J., Simard S.W., Bauhus J., Guy, R.D., Prescott C.E., Seely B., Hampel H., Pozas L.J. 2011. Effects of nurse-tree crop species and density on nutrient and water availability to underplanted Toona ciliata in northeastern Argentina. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 41:(9) 1754-1768. [pdf]

Dordel J., Seely B., Simard S.W. 2011. Relationships between simulated water stress and mortality and growth rates in underplanted Toona ciliata Roem. in subtropical Argentinean plantations. Ecological Modelling 222: 3226-3235. [pdf]

Gerzon M., Seely B., MacKinnon A. 2011. The temporal development of old-growth structural attributes in second-growth stands: a chronosequence study in the Coastal Western Hemlock zone in British Columbia. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 41: 1534-1546. [pdf]

Jie C., Jiang H., Zhou G., Wei X., Blanco J.A., Jiang Z., Xin Z. 2011. Simulating the carbon storage of spruce forests based on the FORECAST model and remotely sensed data. Proceedings - 2011 19th International Conference on Geoinformatics, Geoinformatics 2011. Article number 5981581. ISBN: 978-161284848-8. [pdf]

Kimmins J.P., Blanco J.A. 2011. Forest Management in Canada, and Predictive Ecosystem Management Tools for Assessing Possible Futures. In: Chen J., Chao L., Lafortezza R. (Eds.) Landscape Ecology and Forest Management: Challenges and Solutions in a Changing Globe. Springer, New York. pp 48 - 72. ISBN: 978-3-642-12753-3. [publisher]

Lo Y.-H., Blanco J.A., Kimmins, J.P., Seely B., Welham C. 2011. Linking climate change and forest ecophysiology to project future trends in tree growth: a review of forest models. In Blanco J.A., Kheradmand H. (Eds.) 2011. Climate Change Vol 3: Technology and Research for Adaptation and Mitigation. Pp. 63-86. InTech, Rijeka, Croatia. ISBN: 978-953-307-419-1. [pdf]

Lo Y.-H., Blanco J.A., Seely B., Welham C., Kimmins J.P. 2011. Generating reliable meteorological data in mountainous areas with scarce presence of weather records: the performance of MTCLIM in interior British Columbia, Canada. Environmental Modelling & Software 26(5): 644-657. [pdf]

Schwab O., Maness T., Bull G.Q., Welham C., Seely B., Blanco J.A. 2011. Modelling the timber supply impact of introducing weevil-resistant spruce in British Columbia. Forest Policy and Economics, 13(1): 61-68 [pdf]

Xin Z.-H., Jiang H., Jie C.-Y., Wei X., Blanco J.A., Zhou G.M. 2011. Simulated nitrogen dynamics for a Cunninghamia lanceolata plantation with selected rotation ages. Journal of Zhejiang Forestry College 28(6) 855-862. ISSN: 1000-5692.

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2010

Blanco J.A. 2010. The legacy of forest management: analyzing its influence on tree growth with ecosystem models. In: Karam W.P. (ed.) Tree Growth: Influences, layers and types. Nova Science Publishers, NY, USA. Pp 10-18. ISBN: 978-1-60741-784-2. [publisher]

Blanco J.A. 2010. Computer models for adaptive forest management: some examples from UBC. Pp 106-115 in: Méndez, P. F., L. Santamaría, J. Amezaga, G. Hearns. 2010. Adaptive Strategies for Natural Resources and Ecosystems Management in Canada. Opportunities and Constraints for Implementation in Europe. Prepared for the International Council for Canadian Studies, by the Laboratory of Spatial Ecology. IMEDEA. Institutional Analysis and Policy Support, Technical Publications Series. ILSE-IAPS-TP-001. 121 pp.

Blanco J.A., González E. 2010. The legacy of forest management in tropical forests: analysis of its long-term influence with a ecosystem model. Forest Systems 19(2), 249-262. [pdf] (in Spanish with English abstract).

Blanco J.A., González E. 2010. Exploring the sustainability of current management prescriptions for Pinus caribaea plantations in Cuba: a modelling approach. Journal of Tropical Forest Science 22(2): 139-154. [pdf]

Dordel J., Simard S.W., Bauhus J., Seely B., Pozas L.J., Prescott C., Hampel H. 2010. Trade-offs among establishment success, stem morphology and productivity of underplanted Toona ciliata: Effects of nurse-species and thinning density. Forest Ecology and Management, 259(9): 1846-1855. [pdf]

Kimmins J.P., Blanco J.A., Seely B., Welham C., Scoullar K. 2010. Forecasting Forest Futures: A Hybrid Modelling Approach to the Assessment of Sustainability of Forest Ecosystems and their Values. Earthscan Ltd. London, UK. ISBN: 978-1-84407-922-3. [publisher]

Lo Y.-H., Blanco J.A., Kimmins J.P. 2010. A word of caution when planning forest management using projections of tree species range shifts. The Forestry Chronicle, 86(3): 312-316 [pdf]

Lo Y.-H., Blanco J.A.,Seely B., Welham C., Kimmins J.P. 2010. Relationships between Climate and Tree Radial Growth in Interior British Columbia, Canada. Forest Ecology and Management, 259: 932-942 [pdf]

Polster D., Horel G., Pike R.G., Miles M., Kimmins H., Uunila L., Scott D., Hartman G., Wong R. 2010. Stream, Riparian, and Watershed Restoration. Chapter 18 in Compendium of Forest Hydrology and Geomorphology in British Columbia. R.G. Pike et al. (editors). B.C. Ministry of Forests and Range, Research Branch, Victoria, B.C. and FORREX Forest Research Extension Partnership, Kamloops, B.C. Land Management Handbook. In Press. [pdf]

Seely B., Welham C., Blanco J.A. 2010. Towards the application of soil organic matter as an indicator of ecosystem productivity: Deriving thresholds, developing monitoring systems, and evaluating practices. Ecological Indicators, 10: 999-1008 [pdf]

Welham C., Blanco J.A., Kimmins J.P., Seely B. 2010. Simulation models in agroforestry. In: Kellymore L.R. Handbook of Agroforestry: Management, Practices and Environmental Impact. Nova Science Publishers, NY, USA. Pp 347-366. ISBN: 978-1-60876-359-7. [publisher]

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2009

Blanco J.A., Imbert J.B., Castillo F.J. 2009. Nutrient retranslocation in two Pinus sylvestris forests in the western Pyrenees under different thinning intensities. Ecological Applications, 19: 682-698. [pdf]

Blanco J.A., Kimmins J.P. 2009. The role of allelopathy in ecosystem-level forest models: a study case in the Pacific NW. In: Dykstra D.P., Monserud R.A. (Eds.) Forest Growth and Timber Quality: Crown Models and Simulation Methods for Sustainable Forest Management. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report PNW-GTR-791, Portland, USA. Pp 205-210. [pdf]

Blanco J.A, Welham C., Kimmins J.P., Seely B., Mailly D. 2009. Guidelines for modeling natural regeneration in boreal forests. Forestry Chronicle. 85: 427-439. [pdf]

Flanders D., Sheppard S.R.J., Blanco J.A. 2009. The Potential for Local Bioenergy in Low-Carbon Community Planning. Smarth Growth on the Ground: Foundation Research Bulletin #4. Smart Growth BC. Vancouver, BC. 9 pp. [pdf]

Seely B., Hawkins C., Blanco J.A., Welham C., Kimmins J.P. 2009. Evaluation of an Ecosystem-Based Approach to Mixedwood Modeling. In: Dykstra D.P., Monserud R.A. (Eds.) Forest Growth and Timber Quality: Crown Models and Simulation Methods for Sustainable Forest Management. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report PNW-GTR-791,Portland, USA. 219-223. [pdf]

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2008

Blanco J.A., Imbert J.B., Castillo F.J. Nutrient return via litterfall in two contrasting Pinus sylvestris forests in the Pyrenees under different thinning intensities. Forest Ecology and Management, 256: 1840-1852. [pdf]

Kimmins J.P. 2008. From science to stewardship: Harnessing forest ecology in the service of society. Forest Ecology and Management, 256: 1625-1635. [pdf]

Kimmins, H. 2008. Carbon and nutrient cycling. Is forest bioenergy sustainable? Canadian Silviculture, Spring 2008: 12-16.

Kimmins J.P., Blanco J.A. Seely B., Welham C., Scoullar K. 2008. Complexity in Modeling Forest Ecosystems; How Much is Enough? Forest Ecology and Management, 256: 1646-1658. [pdf]

Kimmins, J. P., Welham, C., Fuliang (Sam) Cao, P. Wangpakapattanawong and L. Christanty. 2008. The role of ecosystem-level models in the design of agroforestry systems for future environmental conditions and social needs. Chapter 14. Pp 233-250 In. S. Jose and A. M. Gordon (eds.). Towards Agroforestry Design: an Ecological Approach. Springer. [pdf]

Seely B., Blanco J.A., Welham C., Kimmins J.P., Scoullar K., Cavens D. 2008. LLEMS: a spatially explicit model for sustainable forest management (In Spanish). Pp 677 - 696 in: Maestre F.T., Escudero A., Bonet A. (eds.) Introduction to spatial analysis in ecology and environmental sciences: methods and applications. Universida Rey Juan Carlos & Dykinson Ed. Madrid. Spain.

Seely B., Nelson J., Vernier P., Wells R., Moy A. 2008. Exploring opportunities for mitigating the ecological impacts of current and future mountain pine beetle outbreaks through improved planning: A focus on northeastern British Columbia. Mountain Pine Beetle Initiative Working Paper #8.27, Canadian Forest Service Pacific Centre, Victoria, BC. 64 p. [pdf]

Seely B., Hawkins C., Blanco J.A., Welham C., Kimmins J.P. 2008. Evaluation of an ecosystem-based approach to mixedwood modelling. The Forestry Chronicle, 84: 181-193. [pdf]

Tienboon P., Wangpakapattanawong P., Thomas D.E., Kimmins J.P. 2008. Blood lipid and proteins status of Karen hill tribe children aged 1-6 years in Northern Thailand. Thai Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2: 20-24.

Tienboon P., Wangpakapattanawong P., Thomas D.E., Kimmins J.P. 2008. Dietary intakes of Karen hill tribe children aged 1-6 years in northern Thailand. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine 1: 1-6.

Tienboon P., Wangpakapattanawong P., Thomas D.E., Kimmins J.P. 2008. Vitamins and minerals status of Karen hill tribe children aged 1-6 years in northern Thailand. Thai Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2: 34-38.

Welham C., Blanco J.A., Kimmins J.P. 2008. FORCEE helps to manage mixedwoods. Link, 10(2): 12. [pdf]

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2007

Bi J., Blanco J.A., Kimmins J.P., Ding Y., Seely B., Welham C. 2007. Yield decline in Chinese Fir plantations: A simulation investigation with implications for model complexity. Can. J. For. Res. 37: 1615-1630. [pdf]

Blanco J.A. 2007. The representation of allelopathy in ecosystem-level forest models. Ecological Modelling, 209: 65-77. [pdf]

Blanco J.A., Seely B., Welham C., Kimmins J.P., Seebacher T.M. 2007. Testing the performance of FORECAST, a forest ecosystem model, against 29 years of field data in a Pseudotsuga menziesii plantation. Can. J. For. Res. 37: 1808-1820. [pdf]

Fraser G., Seely, B., Cavens D., Kimmins H. and Sheppard S. 2007. Forest dynamics perspective – Challenges in implementing a variable retention strategy: Barriers to progress and tools to help navigate a way forward. In Overcoming Obstacles to Variable Retention in Forest Management: Science to Management Forum Proceedings, September 25–27, 2007. BC Journal of Ecosystems and Management 8(3):94–99 [pdf]

Kimmins J. P., Rempel R., Welham C., Seely B. and van Rees K. 2007. Biophysical sustainability, process-based monitoring and forest ecosystem management decision support systems. The Forestry Chronicle 83: 502-514. [pdf]

Kimmins J.P. 2007. Sustainability: a focus on forests and forestry. Pp 254-283 in Nemetz P.N. (ed.). Sustainable Resource Management. Reality or Illusion? Edward Dlgar Publishing Ltd., Cheltenham, UK. 445 pp.

Kimmins J.P. 2007. Forest Ecosystem Management: Miracle or Mirage? Pp 19-31 in: T.B. Harrington, E. Nicholas (eds.) Management for Wildlife habitat in west-side production forests. USDA general technical report PNW-RTR-695. Pacific Northwest Reseach Station, Portland, OR, USA.135 pp.

Liu C.-C., Welham C.V.J., Zhang X.-Q., Wang R.-Q.. 2007. Leaflet movement of Robinia pseudoacacia L. in response to a changing light environment. Journal of Integrative Biology 49: 419-424. [pdf]

Welham, C., Van Rees, K., Seely, B., and H. Kimmins. 2007. Hybrid poplar plantations in the boreal mixedwood region: Projections of productivity and N dynamics under low-intensity management. Can. J. For. Res. 37: 356-370. [pdf]

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2006

Blanco J.A., Imbert J.B., Castillo F.J. 2006. Influence of site characteristics and thinning intensity on litterfall production in two Pinus sylvestris L. forests in the Western Pyrenees. Forest Ecology and Management, 237: 342-352. [pdf]

Blanco J.A., Imbert J.B., Castillo F.J. 2006. Effects of thinning on nutrient pools in two contrasting Pinus sylvestris L. forests in the western Pyrenees. Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research, 21: 143-150. [pdf]

Kimmins J.P. 2006. Ecosystem Management Tenures - Institutional Arrangements to Promote Stewardship and Sustainability. BC forum on Forest Economics and Policy, Vancouver, Synthesis Paper SP 06-03. 41 pp. [pdf]

Seely B., Welham C., Kimmins H. 2006. Criterion 2: Ecosystem productivity. BC Journal of Ecosystems and Management 7: 85-91. [pdf]

Titus B.D., Prescott C.E., Maynard D.G., Mitchell A.K., Bradley R.L., Feller M.C., Beese W.J., Seely B., Benton R.A., Senyk J.P., Hawkins B.J., Koppenaal R. 2006. Post-harvest nitrogen cycling in clearcut and alternative silvicultural systems in a montane forest in coastal British Columbia. The Forestry Chronicle, 82 (6): 844-859. [pdf]

Welham, C. 2006. Modeling stand-level indicators of sustainable forest management in TFL 49. SFM Network Research Note Series No. 20. Sustainable Forest Management Network, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta. 4 pp. [pdf]

Wells, R., Haag, D., Houde, I., Seely, B., Bunnell F.L. 2006. Criterion 1: Biological richness. BC Journal of Ecosystem and Management 7: 76-84. [pdf]

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2005

Albani, M, J. P. Kimmins and D. W. Andison. 2005. Boreal mixedwood species composition in relationship to topography and white spruce seed sources. For. Ecol. Manage. 209: 167-180. [pdf]

Blanco J.A., Zavala M.A., Imbert J.B., Castillo F.J. Sustainability of forest management practices: Evaluation through a simulation model of nutrient cycling. Forest Ecology and Management, 213: 209-228. [pdf]

Kimmins, J. P., C. Welham, B. Seely, M. Meitner, R. Rempel and T. Sullivan, 2005. Science in forestry: why does it sometimes disappoint or even fail us? For. Chron. 81(5): 723-734. [pdf]

Kimmins, J. P., Seely, B., Welham, C. and A. Zhong. 2005. Possible Forest Futures: Balancing biological risks in Mountain Pine Bettle Epidemics. Mountain Pine Beetle Initiative Working Paper 2005-11. Canadian Forest Service Pacific Centre, Victoria, BC. 59 p. [pdf]

McIntire E.J.B, R. Duchesneau and J.P. Kimmins. 2005. Seed and bud legacies interact with varying fire regimes to drive long-term dynamics of boreal forest communities. Can. J. For. Res. 35: 2765-2773. [pdf]

Weber, A., J. Karst, B. Gilbert and J. P. Kimmins. 2005. Thuja plicata exclusion in ectomycorrhiza-dominated forests: testing the role of inoculum potential of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. Oecologia 143: 148-156. [pdf]

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2004

Albani, M., B. Klinkenberg, D. W. Andison and J. P. Kimmins. 2004. The choice of window size in approximating topographic surfaces from Digital Elevation Models. Int. J. Geogr. Info. Sci.18(6): 577-593. [pdf]

Kimmins, J.P. 2004. Forest Ecology: a foundation for sustainable forest management and environmental ethics in forestry, 3rd Edit. Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ, USA. 611 pp.

Kimmins, J.P. 2004. Emulating natural forest disturbance. What does this mean? Pp 8-28 in Perera, A.H., Buse L.J., Weber M.G. Emulating natural forest landscape disturbances. Columbia University Press, NY, USA. 315 pp.

McIntire E.J.B. 2004. Understanding natural disturbance boundary formation using spatial data and path analysis. Ecology 85(7):1933–1943. [pdf]

Seely, B., J. Nelson, R. Wells, B. Peter, M. Meitner, A. Anderson, H. Harshaw, S. Sheppard, F. Bunnell, H. Kimmins, and D. Harrison. 2004. The application of a hierarchical, decision-support system to evaluate multi-objective forest management strategies: A case study in northeastern British Columbia, Canada. For. Ecol. Manage. 199 (2004): 283-305. [pdf]

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2003

Brunner, A. and J.P. Kimmins. 2003. Nitrogen fixation in coarse woody debris of "Thuja plicata" and "Tsuga heterophylla" forests on northern Vancouver Island. Can. J. For. Res. 33:1670-1682. [pdf]

Kimmins, J.P. 2003. Old growth forest. An ancient and stable sylvan equilibrium, or a relatively transitory ecosystem condition that offers people a visual and emotional feast? Answer - It Depends. For. Chron. 79: 429-440. [pdf]

Kimmins, J. P. 2002-2003. Sustainability: a focus on forests and forestry. J. Bus. Admin. Policy Analysis. 30-31:303-338. [html]

Messier, C., Fortin, M-J., Schmiegelow, F., Doyon, F., Cumming, S.G., Kimmins, J.P., Seely, B., Welham, C., and J. Nelson. 2003. Modeling tools to assess the sustainability of forest management scenarios. In: Towards sustainable management of the boreal forest (P.J. Burton, C. Messier, D.W. Smith, and W.L. Adamowicz, (eds.). NRC Research Press, Ottawa, Canada.

Weber, A., B. Gilbert, J.P. Kimmins and C.E. Prescott. 2003.  Factors limiting the early survivorship of western redcedar (Thuja plicata) on northern Vancouver Island. Can. J. For. Res. 33: 854-861. [pdf]

Wei, X., J.P. Kimmins and G. Zhou. 2003. Disturbances and the sustainability of long-term site productivity in lodgepole pine forests in the central interior of British Columbia - an ecosystem modelling approach. Ecol. Model. 164:239-256. [pdf]

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2002

Bradley, R.L., J.P. Kimmins, and W.L. Martin. 2002. Post-Clearcutting Chronosequence in the B.C. Coastal Western Hemlock Zone: II. Tracking the Assart Flush. J. Sust. For. 14:23-43. [pdf]

Bradley, R.L., W.L. Martin and J.P. Kimmins. 2002. Post-Clearcutting Chronosequence in the B.C. Coastal Western Hemlock Zone: IV. Modeling Forest Floor N dynamics and the Possible Role of Denitrification. J. Sust. For. 14:69-91. [pdf]

Kimmins, J.P. 2002. Future shock in forestry. Where have we come from; where are we going; is there a right way to manage forests? Lessons from Thoreau, Leopold, Toffler, Botkin and Nature. For. Chron. 78:263-271. [pdf]

Kimmins, J.P. (Hamish), W.L. Martin and R.L. Bradley. 2002. Post-Clearcutting Chronosequence in the B.C. Coastal Western Hemlock Zone: III. Sinks for Mineralised or Dissolved Organic N. J. Sust. For. 14:45-68. [pdf]

Martin, W.L., R.L. Bradley and J.P. Kimmins. 2002. Post-Clearcutting Chronosequence in the B.C. Coastal Western Hemlock Zone: I. Changes in Forest Floor Mass and N Storage. J. Sust. For. 14:1-22. [pdf]

Seely, B., C. Welham and J.P. Kimmins. 2002. Carbon sequestration in a boreal forest ecosystem: results from the ecosystem simulation model, FORECAST. For. Ecol. Manage. 169: 123-135. [pdf]

Seely, B., Welham, C., and Kimmins, J.P. 2002. Criterion 2: Ecosystem productivity. Arrow IPFA Sustainability Project Extension Note Series # 6, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Wang, J.R., A.L. Zhong and J.P. Kimmins. 2002. Biomass estimation errors associated with the use of published regression equations of paper birch and trembling aspen. Northern J. Appl. Forestry 19:128-136. [pdf]

Wang, J.R. and J.P. Kimmins. 2002. Height growth and competitive relationship between paper birch and Douglas-fir in coast and interior of British Columbia. For. Ecol. Manage. 165: 285-293. [pdf]

Welham, C., B. Seely and J.P. Kimmins. 2002. The utility of the two-pass harvesting system: an analysis using the ecosystem simulation model FORECAST. Can. J. For. Res. 32:1071-1079. [pdf]

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2001

Kimmins, J.P. 2001. Visible and non-visible indicators of forest sustainability: Beauty, beholders and belief systems. Pp 43-56 in S.R.J. Sheppard and H.W. Harshaw (Eds.) Forest and landscapes. Linking ecology sustainability and aesthetics. IUFRO Research Series 6. IUFRO and CABI Publishsing International, Oxford, UK.

Oliver, C.D., J.P. Kimmins, H.W. Harshaw, and S.R.J. Sheppard. 2001. Criteria and indicators of sustainable forestry: a systems approach. Chapter 6: pp. 73-93 in S.R.J. Sheppard and H.W. Harshaw (eds.), Forests and Landscapes: Linking Ecology, Sustainability, and Aesthetics. IUFRO Research Series, No. 6. IUFRO and CABI International Publishing, Oxford, UK. [pdf]

Welham, C., Seely, B., and Kimmins, J.P. 2001. Bringing biology into growth and yield: an overview of the ecologically based forest growth model, FORECAST. SIFERP LINK newsletter 3(2) 6-7. [pdf]

Welham, C.V.J., Seely, B., and Kimmins, J.P. 2001. How complex does an ecosystem model need to be? A comparison of output from FORECAST and TIPSY. Arrow IFPA Extension Report. Vancouver, BC, Canada.

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2000

Kimmins, J.P. 2000. Respect for nature: An essential foundation for sustainable forest management. Pp 3-24 in R.G. d'Eon, J.F. Johnson, E.A. Ferguson (Eds.) Ecosystem management of forested landscapes: Directions and implementation. University of British Columbia Press, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Mailly, D., J.P. Kimmins, and R.T. Busing. 2000. Disturbance and succession in a coniferous forest of northwestern North America: simulations with DRYADES, a spatial gap model. Ecol. Model. 127:183-205. [pdf]

Wang, J.R., T. Letchford, P. Comeau and J.P. Kimmins. 2000. Above- and below-ground biomass and nutrient distribution of a paper birch and subalpine fir mixed-species stand in the Sub-Boreal Spruce zone of British Columbia. For. Ecol. and Manage. 130:17-26. [pdf]

Welham, C.V.J. 2000. Clearcutting, partial overstory retention, and shelterwoods: Ecological, economic, and social implications. Mistik Management Ltd., Meadow Lake, SK, Canada.

Welham, C.V.J. 2000. An integrated decision support system for harvesting mixedwood stands. Mistik Management Ltd., Meadow Lake, SK, Canada.

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1999

Andison, D. and J.P. Kimmins. 1999. Scaling up to understand British Columbia's boreal mixedwoods. Environmental Reviews 7:19-30. [pdf]

Bradley R.L. , B.D. Titus, J.P. Kimmins, K. Hogg, C. Preston and C.E. Prescott. 1999. Assessing the controls on soil mineral-N cycling rates in managed CWH ecosystems of British Columbia. J. Sustain. For. 10:213-219. [pdf]

Kimmins, J.P. 1999. Biodiversity, beauty and the Beast – are beautiful forests sustainable, are sustainable forests beautiful, and is "small" always ecologically desirable? For. Chron. 75:955-960. [pdf]

Kimmins, J.P., D. Mailly and B. Seely. 1999. Modelling forest ecosystem net primary production: the hybrid simulation approach used in FORECAST. Ecological Model. 122:195-224. [pdf]

Kimmins, J.P., K.A. Scoullar,B. Seely, D.W. Andison R. Bradley, D. Mailly, and K.M. Tsze. 1999. FORCEEing and FORECASTing the HORIZON: Hybrid simulation modelling of forest ecosystem sustainability. Pp. 431-441 in A. Amaro and M. Tome (Eds.). Empirical and process based models for forest tree and stand growth simulation. Edicoes-Salamandra, Lisbon, Portugal.

Seely, B., J.P. (Hamish) Kimmins, C. Welham and K. A. Scoullar. 1999. Defining stand-level sustainability, exploring stand-level stewardship. J. Forestry 97(6):4-10. [pdf[

Wangpakapattanawong, P., J.P. Kimmins, S. Khamyong, P. Tienboon and D.E. Thomas. 1999. Ecological studies of reduced forest-fallow shifting cultivation system of the Karen hill tribe in northern Thailand. I. Biomass and nutrient contents of upland rice, Chromolaena odorata, and fallow trees. To be submitted to Agroforestry Systems.

Wangpakapattanawong, P., J.P. Kimmins, S. Khamyong, P. Tienboon, and D.E. Thomas. 1999. Soil changes in a chronosequence of reduced forest-fallow shifting cultivation fields of the Karen hill tribe in northern Thailand. To be submitted to Forest Ecology and Management.

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1998

Martin, W.L., R.L. Bradley and J.P. Kimmins. 1998. Post-clearcutting forest floor N dynamics in the CWH wet subzone: A chronosequence study. Northwest Sci. 72: 71-73. [pdf]

Wei, X. and J.P. Kimmins. 1998. Asymbiotic nitrogen fixation in disturbed lodgepole pine forests in the central interior of British Columbia. For. Ecol. Manage. 109: 343-353. [pdf]

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1997

Christanty, L., J.P. Kimmins and D. Mailly. 1997. "Without bamboo, the land dies". A conceptual model of the role of bamboo in an Indonesian agroforestry system. For. Ecol. Manage. 91: 83-91. [pdf]

Kimmins, J.P. 1997. Balancing Act: environmental issues in forestry, 2nd Edit. University of British Columbia Press, Vancouver, BC, Canada. 244 pp.

Kimmins, J.P. 1997. Biodiversity and its relationship to ecosystem health and integrity. For. Chron. 73:229-232. [pdf]

Kimmins, J.P. 1997. Predicting sustainability of forest bioenergy production in the face of changing paradigms. Biomass and Bioenergy 13:201-212. [pdf]

Kimmins, J.P. 1997. Forest Ecology. A foundation for sustainable management, 2nd Ed. Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ, USA. 596 pp.

Mailly, D., and J.P. Kimmins. 1997. Growth of Pseudotsuga menziesii and Tsuga heterophylla seedlings along a light gradient: resource allocation and morphological acclimation. Can. J. Bot. 75:1424-1435. [pdf]

Mailly, D., L. Christanty and J.P. Kimmins. 1997. "Without bamboo, the land dies". Nutrient cycling and biogeochemistry of a Javanese bamboo talun-kebun system. For. Ecol. Manage. 91:155-173. [pdf]

Morris, D.M., J.P. Kimmins and D.R. Duckart. 1997. The use of soil organic matter as a criterion of the relative sustainability of forest management alternatives: a modelling approach using FORECAST. For. Ecol. Manage. 94:61-78. [pdf]

Proe, M.F., J.C. Dutch, D.G. Pyatt and J.P. Kimmins. 1997. A strategy to develop a guide for whole-tree harvesting of Sitka spruce in Great Britain. Biomass and Bioenergy 13 :289-299. [pdf]

Seely, B., P. Arp and J.P. Kimmins. 1997. A forest hydrology submodel for simulating the effect of management and climate change on stand water stress. Proceedings of IUFRO meeting "Empirical and process-based models for forest tree and stand growth simulation" Oeiras, Portugal. Pp 463-477.

Wei, X., C. Peng and J.P. Kimmins. 1997. Impacts of intensive timber harvesting on sustainability of long-term site productivity. Pp 393-408 in X. Chen, et al (eds.) Ecol. Res. and Sust. Develop. Ecol. Soc. Chinese Youth (ESCY) Vol. 4. China Environmental Science Press, Beijing, P.R. China.

Wei, X., J.P. Kimmins, K. Peel and O. Steen. 1997. Mass and nutrients in woody debris in harvested and wildfire-killed lodgepole pine forests in the central interior of British Columbia. Can.J.For.Res. 27:148-155. [pdf]

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1996

Cheng, C., J.P. Kimmins and T.P. Sullivan. 1996. Forest fertilization with biosolids: impact on small mammal population dynamics. Northwest Science. 70: 252-261. [pdf]

Christanty, L., D.L. Mailly, and J.P. Kimmins. 1996. "Without bamboo, the land dies." Biomass, litterfall, and soil organic matter dynamics of a Javanese bamboo talun-kebun system. For. Ecol. Manage. 87: 75-88. [pdf]

Keenan, R.J., C.E. Prescott, J.P. Kimmins, J. Pastor, B. Dewey. 1996. Litter decomposition in western redcedar and western hemlock forests on northern Vancouver Island. Can. J. Bot. 74:1626-1634. [pdf]

Kimmins, J.P. 1996. The health and integrity of forest ecosystems: are they threatened by forestry? Ecosystem Health. 2: 5-18.

Kimmins, J.P. 1996. Importance of soil and role of ecosystem disturbance for sustained productivity of cool temperate and boreal forests. Soil Sci. Soc. Amer. J. 60: 1643-1654. [pdf]

Kimmins, J.P. 1996. Biodiversity and its relationship to ecosystem health and integrity. Policy Options. 17:3-7.

Wang, A. L. Zhong, S. W. Simard, J. P. Kimmins. 1996. Aboveground biomass and nutrient accumulation in an age sequence of paper birch (Betula papyrifera) in the Interior Cedar Hemlock zone, British Columbia Forest Ecology and Management, 83: 27-38. [pdf]

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1995

Keenan, R.J., C.E. Prescott and J.P. Kimmins. 1995. Litter production and nutrient resorption in western redcedar and western hemlock forests on northern Vancouver Island. Can. J. For. Res. 25: 1850-1857. [pdf]

Kimmins, J.P. 1995. Forestry in the twenty-first century: challenges, changes and opportunities. Journal of the Inst. of Wood Science 13: 497-499 [pdf]

Kimmins, J.P. 1995. Sustainable development in Canadian forestry in the face of changing paradigms. For. Chron. 71: 33-40. [pdf]

Kimmins, J.P. and Scoullar, K.A., 1995. Incorporation of nutrient cycling in the design of sustainable, stand-level, forest management system using the ecosystem management model FORECAST and its output format FORTOON. In: Nilsson, L.O. (Eds.), Nutrient uptake and cycling in forest ecosystems. Ecosystem Res. Rep. 13, EUR-15465.

Messier, C., R. Keenan and J.P. Kimmins. 1995. The effects of soil mixing on soil nutrient status, recovery of competing vegetation and conifer growth on cedar-hemlock cutovers in coastal British Columbia. New Forests 9: 163-179. [pdf]

Wang, J.R., A.L. Zhong, P. Comeau, M. Tsze, and J.P. Kimmins.  1995. Aboveground biomass and nutrient accumulation in an age sequence of aspen (Populus tremuloides) stands in the Boreal White and Black Spruce Zone, British Columbia. For. Ecol. Manage. 78: 127-138. [pdf]

Wang, J.R., S.W. Simard and J.P. Kimmins. 1995. Physiological responses of paper birch to thinning in the ICH zone of British Columbia. For. Ecol. Manage. 3:177-184. [pdf]

Wang, J.R., P. Comeau and J.P. Kimmins. 1995. Simulation of mixedwood management of aspen and white spruce in northeastern British Columbia. Water, Air & Soil Pollution 82:171-178. [pdf]

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1994

Keenan, R.J., C. Messier, and J.P. Kimmins. 1994. Effects of clearcutting and soil mixing on soil properties and understory biomass in western red cedar and western hemlock forests on northern Vancouver Island, Canada. For. Ecol. Manage. 68: 251-261. [pdf]

McDonald, M.A., B.J. Hawkins, C.E. Prescott and J.P. Kimmins. 1994. Growth and foliar nutrition of western red cedar fertilized with sewage sludge, pulp sludge, fish silage and wood ash on northern Vancouver Island. Can. J. For. Res. 24: 297-301. [pdf]

Kimmins, J.P. 1994. Identifying key processes affecting long-term site productivity. Pp. 119-150 In W.J. Dyck et al. (eds.) Impacts of Forest Harvesting on Long-term Site Productivity. Chapman and Hall, London, UK.

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1993

Keenan, R.J., C.E. Prescott and J.P. Kimmins. 1993. Mass and nutrient content of woody debris and forest floor in western redcedar and western hemlock forests on northern Vancouver Island. Can. J. For. Res. 23: 1052-1059. [pdf]

Keenan, R.J. and J.P. Kimmins. 1993. The ecological effects of clearcutting. Environmental Reviews 1: 121-144. [pdf]

Kimmins, J.P. 1993. Scientific foundations for the simulation of ecosystem function and management in FORCYTE-11. Information report NOR-X-238. Forestry Canada, Northern Forestry Centre, Edmonton, AB, Canada. 88 pp.

Kimmins, J.P. 1993. Ecology, environmentalism and green religion. For. Chron., 69: 285 - 289. [pdf]

Prescott, M.A. McDonald, S.P. Gessel, J.P. Kimmins. 1993. Long-term effects of sewage sludge and inorganic fertilizers on nutrient turnover in litter in a coastal Douglas fir forest Forest Ecology and Management 59: 149-164. [pdf]

Weetman, G.F., C.E. Prescott, M.A. McDonald and J.P. Kimmins. 1993. Fertilization of chlorotic plantations of western hemlock, western red cedar and Pacific silver fir on northern Vancouver Island with sewage sludge and fertilizer: first-year growth responses and foliar nutrition. Can. J. For. Res. 23: 1815-1820. [pdf]

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