Forest canopy on a clear day

Natural Resource Policy—Research

Natural Resource Policy research at the School focuses on understanding the sociopolitical context for natural resource management and decision making. Areas of concentration include sustainable ecosystem, forest, bioenergy, and water-resources management, as well as public involvement in natural-resource-agency policy making.

Faculty                          Areas of Interests

Predator ecology & ecological heterogeneity; Aquatic-terrestrial links; Stable isotopes in animal ecology & conservation; Vertebrate habitat ecology; Conservation ethics
Forest management and landscape planning; Silviculture, Quantitative Silviculture, and Growth & Yield; Populus silviculture, growth and yield, and simulation modelling; Empirical, process and hybrid forest modelling; Forest Inventory, Mensuration, and Biometrics
Woody bioenergy; Climate change; Natural resource policy; Water resource policy; Bioenergy policy
Environmental and Natural Resources Policy; Sustainability science; Landscape ecology; Biodiversity and Conservation; International Trade; Information Theory
Demographic and genetic elements of population biology; Ecology of wolves and moose; Environmental ethics