Northern Forest Futures Project

Publications

Current Products

The following products from the Northern Forest Futures Project have been completed and are available online.

Shifley, Stephen R.; Moser, W. Keith; Nowak, David J.; Miles, Patrick D.; Butler, Brett J.; Aguilar, Francisco X.; DeSantis, Ryan D.; Greenfield, Eric J. 2014. Five anthropogenic factors that will radically alter forest conditions and management needs in the Northern United States. Forest Science. Vol. 60: (issue and page numbers pending).

Bowker, J.M.; Askew, Ashley E. 2013. Outlook for outdoor recreation in the northern United States. A technical document supporting the Northern Forest Futures Project with projections through 2060. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-120. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 62 p.

DeSantis, Ryan D.; Moser, W. Keith; Gormanson, Dale D.; Bartlett, Marshall G.; Vermunt, Bradley. 2013. Effects of climate on emerald ash borer mortality and the potential for ash survival in North America. Agriculture and Forest meteorology. 178-179: 120-128.

Goerndt, M.G.; Aguilar, F.X.; Skog, K.. 2013. Drivers of biomass co-firing in US coal-fired power plants. Biomass and Bioenergy. 58:158–167.

Goerndt, Michael E.; Aguilar, Francisco X.; Skog, Kenneth. 2013. Resource potential for renewable energy generation from co-firing of woody biomass with coal in the Northern U.S. Biomass and Bioenergy. 59:348-361

Mondal, P.; Butler, B.J.; Kittredge, D.B.; Moser, W.K. 2013. How are America’s private forests changing? An integrated assessment of forest management, housing pressure, and urban development in alternate emissions scenarios. Land Use Policy. 32:230-238

Tavernia, Brian G.; Nelson, Mark D.; Goerndt, Michael E.; Walters, Brian F.; Toney, Chris. 2013. Changes in forest habitat classes under alternative climate and land-use change scenarios in the northeast and midwest, USA. Mathematical and Computational Forestry & Natural-Resource Sciences (MCFNS), [S.l.], v. 5, n. 2, p. 135-150(15), sep. 2013. ISSN 1946-7664. Available at: <http://mcfns.com/index.php/Journal/article/view/165>. Date accessed: 26 Nov. 2013.

Tavernia, Brian G.; Nelson, Mark D.; Caldwell, Peter; Sun, Ge. 2013. Water Stress Projections for the Northeastern and Midwestern United States in 2060: Anthropogenic and Ecological Consequences. Journal of the American Water Resources Association (JAWRA) 49(4): 938-952. DOI: 10.1111/jawr.12075

Cordell, H. Ken; Betz, Carter J.; Mou, Shela H.; Gormanson, Dale D. 2012. Outdoor Recreation in the Northern United States. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-100. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 74 p.

DeSantis, R.D., Moser, W.K.; Huggett, R.J.; Li, R.; Wear, D.N.; Miles, P.D.   2012.  Emerald ash borer modeling methods for future forest projections.  Pages 107-114 in: R.S. Morin and G.C. Liknes, compilers, Moving from status to trends: Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) Symposium 2012, General Technical Report NRS-P-105, Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station.

Aguilar, Francisco X.; Goerndt, Michael E.; Song, Nianfu; Shifley, Stephen. Internal, External and Location Factors Influencing Cofiring of Biomass with Coal in the U.S. Northern Region, Energy Economics,, ISSN 0140-9883, 10.1016/j.eneco.2012.07.005.

Goerndt, M.E.; Aguilar,,F.X.; Miles, P.; Shifley, S.; Song, N.; Stelzer, H. 2012. Regional assessment of woody biomass physical availability as an energy feedstock for combined combustion in the US Northern Region. Journal of Forestry 110(3):138-148.

Nelson, Mark D.; Tavernia, Brian G.; Toney, Chris; Walters, Brian F. 2012. Relating FIA data to habitat classifications via tree-based models of canopy cover.  In: Morin, Randall S.; Liknes, Greg C., comps. Moving from status to trends: Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) symposium 2012; 2012 December 4-6; Baltimore, MD. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-105. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. [CD-ROM]: 254-259.

Shifley, Stephen R.; Aguilar, Francisco X.; Song, Nianfu; Stewart, Susan I.; Nowak, David J.; Gormanson, Dale D.; Moser, W. Keith; Wormstead, Sherri; Greenfield, Eric J. 2012. Forests of the Northern United States. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-90. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 202 p.

Shifley, Stephen R.; Aguilar, Francisco X.; Song, Nianfu; Stewart, Susan I.; Nowak, David J.; Gormanson, Dale D.; Moser, W. Keith; Wormstead, Sherri; Greenfield, Eric J. 2012. Executive Summary: Forests of the Northern United States. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-90 ES. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 40 p.

Song, Nianfu; Aguilar, Francisco X.; Shifley, Stephen R.; Goerndt, Michael E. Analysis of U.S. residential wood energy consumption: 1967–2009, Energy Economics, ISSN 0140-9883, 10.1016/j.eneco.2012.03.004.

Song, N.; Aguilar, F.X.; Shifley, S.; Goerndt, M. 2012. Factors Affecting Wood Energy Consumption by U.S. Households. Energy Economics.  34: 389-397.

Song, Nianfu; Aguilar, Francisco X.; Butler, Brett J. .  2013.  Conservation Easements and Management by Family Forest Owners: A Propensity Score Matching Approach with Multi-Imputations of Survey Data.  For. Sci. 60(x):000–000

Tavernia, Brian G.; Nelson, Mark D.; Walters, Brian F.; Toney, Chris. 2012. Projected trends in forest habitat classes under climate and land-use change scenarios. In: Morin, Randall S.; Liknes, Greg C., comps. Moving from status to trends: Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) symposium 2012; 2012 December 4-6; Baltimore, MD. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-105. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. [CD-ROM]: 119-122.  

Woodall, C.W., Ince, P.J., Skog, K.E., Aguilar, F.X., Keegan, C.E., Sorenson, C.B., Hodges, D.G., and W.B. Smith. 2012. An overview of the forest products sector downturn in the United States. Forest Products Journal.  61: 595-603.

Aguilar, Francisco X.; Song, Nianfu; Shifley, Stephen.  2011. Review of consumption trends and public policies promoting woody biomass as an energy feedstock in the U.S. Biomass and Bioenergy. 35: 3708-3718. 

Dietzman, D.; LaJeunesse, K.; Wormstead, S. 2011. Scoping of Issues in the Forests of  the Northeast and Midwest United States, Version 3.0, June 2011. 41 p.

Song, N., Chang, J. and F.X. Aguilar. 2011. U.S. Softwood Lumber Demand and Supply Estimation using Co-integration in a System of Dynamic Simultaneous Equations. Journal of Forest Economics. 17:19–33.

 

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