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•Faculty of Pnrctlry T h e \ r > i v e r S i t y of Br i t i^ r f ^ C o l u m b i a / I V a n c o u v e r - , B . C . FORESTRY ADVISORY COUNCIL The Forestry Advisory Council provides advice to the Faculty on curriculum matters and research priorities. Mr. G. Weyerhaeuser Jr. (Chair) Senior Vice President, Technology Weyerhaeuser Company Mr. T.M. Apsey Consultant Victoria, B.C. Mr. I.K. Barber Chairman of the Board Slocan Forest Products Ltd. Dr. Peter J.G. Bentley Chairman Cantor Corporation Mr. Peter Beulah President & General Manager Greenwood Forest Products Mr. Bob Bird Vice-President Canwood Furniture Inc. Dr. Max Blouw Vice-President, Research The University of Northern British Columbia Mr. VV. (Bill) Cafferata Chair Forest Practices Board Mr. Ric Careless Regional Coordinator World Wildlife Fund Canada Dr. Ian de la Roche President Forintek Canada Corp. Mr. Art DeFehr President Palliser Furniture Mr. Lee Doney Deputy Minister B.C. Ministry of Forests Mr. Ian Gill Executive Director Ecotrust Canada Mr. Peter Harder Deputy Minister Industry Canada Dr. Yvan Hardy Assistant Deputy Minister Natural Resources Canada Mr. Kimi Ito President K. Ito & Associates Ltd. Mr. Rick Jeffery President Truck Loggers Association Dr. Asa Johal President Terminal Forest Products Mr. John Kerr Chairman & CEO Lignum Ltd. Mr. Henry H. Ketcham, III President & CEO West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. Mr. Charles N. Loewen CEO, Loewen Windows and Chair, NEI Board Mr. William Love Vice-President, Research & Development TEMBEC Mr. George Mai pass President Primex Forest Products Mr. Garry Merkel Owner/Manager Forest Innovations Cranbrook, B.C. Mr. Denis O'Gorman Assistant Deputy Minister B.C. Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks Dr. Gordon H. Orians Professor University of Washington Dr. Gilbert Paille President & CEO Forest Engineering Research Institute of Canada Dr. Marie Rauter President & CEO Ontario Forest Industry Association Mr. Erkki Rautianen Director Allied Blower & Sheet Metal Ltd. Mr. George R. Richards Chairman of the Board Weldwood of Canada Limited Mr. Ralph Roberts Senior Advisor, Forestry & Conservation Policy Branch Canadian International Development Agency Mr. E. Van Scoffield Executive Director Association of BC Professional Foresters Mr. Tom Tevlin Chairman Forest Alliance of B.C. Dr. Joseph D. Wright President & CEO Pulp and Paper Research Institute of Canada 2 0 0 0 ANNUAL REPORT Faculty of Forestry University of British Columbia April 1, 2000 - March 31, 2001 COVER PHOTOGRAPH Photographer: Bryan Evans Deer fern (Blechnum spicant (L.) Roth) in a coastal rainforest of the Pacific Northwest TEXT PHOTOGRAPHS Photographers: UBC Telestudios Editor: Susan B. Watts, Ph.D., R.P.F. Desktop Publisher: Patsy Quay ©2001, Faculty of Forestry University of British Columbia ISSN 1188-9837 Dean's Message TABLE OF CONTENTS • STUDENTS AND TEACHING PROGRAMS Undergraduate Students • Programs of Study 4 • Recruitment and Enrolment 5 . Awards 6 . Graduation Statistics 7 Graduate Students . Enrolment Statistics 8 . Scholarships and Fellowships 9 . Degrees Granted 10 • FACULTY AND FACULTY RESEARCH Office of the Dean 12 . Faculty and Staff 13 Forest Resources Management Department 14 « Faculty and Staff 15 . Achievements and Plans 17 Forest Sciences Department 18 . Faculty and Staff 19 . Achievements and Plans 23 Wood Science Department 24 . Faculty and Staff 25 . Achievements and Plans 27 University Research Forests 28 Offices, Awards and Distinctions 29 Extramural Funding and Sponsored Research 33 Faculty Publications 39 • CENTRES, INSTITUTES AND TARGETED PROGRAMS Centre for Advanced Wood Processing 47 Centre for Applied Conservation Biology 48 Forest Management Institute of British Columbia 49 International Forestry Programs 50 First Nations Forestry 51 Faculty Development 52 • SPECIAL LECTURES 53 DEAN'S MESSAGE THE UBC Faculty of Forestry's goal is to be the best Faculty of Forestry in the world. Although a single unit cannot hope to capture and excel in all of the many activities that constitute "forestry", we are fortunate to be a research-driven Faculty, based in one of the world's great universities, located in one of the most beautiful and forested provinces in the still highly forest-dependent country of Canada. We will continue to serve society, in British Columbia, Canada and throughout the world by improving our capacity to deal with the many facets that constitute forestry. We will do this by offering educational programs ranging from short courses to advanced doctoral degrees, through research on an array of topics from sociology to molecular biology and through direct professional service to government, industry, First Nations bands and private, non-government organizations. Over the past year or so, the University developed an Academic Plan that provided guidelines for faculty and staff in the building of academic plans for their own units. These unit plans will influence, among other things, hiring decisions, program development, and infrastructure support. As part of the process of formulating our plan, we held a retreat in February to get Faculty issues on the table and to define our structure and future plans. Prior to this retreat wc had struck two major committees, one dealing with "operational" issues and one dealing with "vision" issues as well as five sub-committees focusing on recruitment, learning technologies, communications, community, fundraising and coop/ extension. One outcome of this planning process has been the development of a collective vision for the Faculty. We believe that: The Faculty of Forestry at UBC is a world-leader in the creation, synthesis and transfer of the knowledge necessary for the sustainable use, management and conservation of forests and other multiple products. By providing students with an outstanding and distinctive education and by conducting leading-edge research, we contribute to the continued development of a society that is environmentally sensitive, socially responsible, internationally competitive and, above all, knowledge-based. At the retreat there was a general consensus that, to achieve this vision, we will: • Create a culture of innovation, excellence, adaptation and inclusion in teaching, research and management. • Promote outstanding research. • Establish a leadership role in dealing with regional and international "forestry" issues. • Shift our main emphasis from a multidisciplinary (individual) to an interdisciplinary (team) approach. • Broaden the education function beyond our students and the forest community to include a broader community interested in forests. The various subcommittees identified some specific goals. The recruitment committee focused on ways to maintain our undergraduate and graduate enrolment numbers while finding ways to enhance the quality of our students and their educational experience. The communications committee recom- mended that the Faculty take a lead role in the acquisition and dissemination of information on forestry issues, not only profiling the leading edge research carried out by the members of the faculty and their associates, but also providing an impartial forum to encourage constructive debate on contentious issues such as land claims, forestry practices, biotechnology, etc. It was felt that we should be using all of the tools within "learning technology" such as the student/problem-based learn- ing which has been successfully incorporated into many of our undergraduate programs and through the use of other mechanisms such as distance education. This would allow web-based courses to reach students in more distant places while pursuing partnerships with other internationally recognized institutes of learning to both achieve a critical mass of students and the synergistic benefits of course development and exchanges. We have unparalleled opportunities to define what we mean by our "community", with many of our alumni filling the ranks of organizations such as the Association of British Columbia Professional Foresters and the recent establishment of the Aleza Lake Research Forest (in partnership with the University of Northern British Columbia) allowing our, now three, research forests to reach directly into the communities of B.C. Under fundraising we recognized the need to develop scholarships to attract the best undergraduate and graduate students while providing catalytic funds for initiatives such as the rebuilding of the Loon Lake camp at the Malcolm Knapp Research Forest and the support of highly successful programs in areas such as wood products processing and conservation biology. The addition of a full time development officer, Sheila Biggers, will greatly enhance our capacity in this area. Sheila comes to us from the Faculty of Commerce and she has nine years experience in managing, marketing and fundraising. 2000 Annual Report 1 Two particularly noteworthy outcomes of the planning process that were catalyzed by both the "learning technologies" and "coop/extension" committees were the recommendations that we develop both a Faculty-wide coop option for all our undergraduate students and a professional masters program (course-based) with a strong "MBA" bias. The Wood Products Processing program (WPP), which has been in existence for the past four years and which continues to have a 100 per cent student placement, has shown how beneficial a coop option can be. These benefits include increasing the practical experience of the students while providing an opportunity for the employer to assess a potential employee and encouraging employers to provide feedback to us about the quality and relevance of the students' training. We plan to offer coop variations of the highly successful WPP coop in our four other undergraduate programs. During the past two years, the Wood Science Department evaluated a non-thesis (professional masters) program in Fibre and Wood Research and Education in Science and Technology (FAWREST). A follow-up survey to this initiative indicated that both the potential employers and the students wanted a greater emphasis on the so-called "soft skills" (e.g. problem solving, communications, teamwork, etc.) and the incorporation of further business and commerce options within the courses offered. Over the next few years we hope to develop several areas of emphasis within a professional masters degree that can be offered to our own successful forestry graduates and as a means of attracting graduates from other disciplines (science, engineering, etc.) into Forestry. As well as looking to the future we have had another productive year as indicated in the table below. Faculty of Forestry Activities, 1993/94 - 2001/02e 93/94 94/95 95/96 96/97 97/98 98/99 99/00 00/01 01/02e Undergraduate enrolment1 400 452 522 591 621 627 553 508 475 Distance credit education (Ite) 22 22 29 36 37 29 21 22 22 Graduate enrolment 171 180 189 201 209 206 217 231 220 Diploma in Forestry 0 0 73 47 48 53 45 29 47 Diploma in Engineering 0 0 0 0 45 63 43 39 47 Teaching Evaluation Index2 2.16 2.28 2.25 2.24 2.31 2.27 2.15 2.19 N / A GPOB ($000)3 5,084 4,939 4,808 4,798 4,741 4,865 4,919 5,491 5,700 GPOB/WFTE4 3,033 2,714 2,340 2,129 1,989 2,048 2,195 2,479 2,693 Extramural funding ($000)5 5,047 5,079 7,141 10,409 9,089 8,929 8,168 8,635 8,600 Endowment income ($000)6 6 6 6 975 1,01 1 1,063 1,192 1,330 1,330 Extramural funding/GPOB faculty member ($000) 120 121 188 289 265 255 233 225 210 'Headcount unless otherwise noted. :Average numerical score of several criteria used by students to assess teaching performance of Faculty members. 1 = Excellent; 2 = Very Good; 3 = Good; 4 = Fair; 5 = Poor; 6 = Very Poor. 'GPOB = base recurring budget. 4WFTE calculated as 2 x (undergraduate + extrasessional + diploma/3) + 4 x masters + 6 x Ph.D. students. ^Research + special purpose + endowment (until 1996/97, shown separately after this). ''Endowment income separated from extramural income from 1996/97 onwards. This past year graduate student enrolment maintained its upward trend with a total count of 231 students. Our number of international graduate students, representing more than 33 countries, increased by ten students from the previous year. We observed a slight increase in the number of female graduate students who represented 41 per cent of our Masters and 30 per ccnt of our Doctoral enrolment. Graduate student support increased by 24 per cent. Over the year, 43 graduate students successfully completed their programs, 8 at the Ph.D. level and 35 at the Masters level. Our undergraduate enrolment, at 508 students, dropped for the second year in a row. However, we welcomed our largest number of visiting and exchange students to date and we had our largest graduating class yet from the Wood Products Processing program. This past year also saw the imple- mentation of the first year of our new program in Forest Resources Management and we are now ready to proceed with implementing changes to the second year of the program. 2 UBC Faculty of Forestry Wc hosted over 55 students from 13 countries in the Faculty who participated in our exchange program. We also had 37 students from UBC Forestry participate in a variety of international experi- ences including student exchange, international work internship, intensive short courses and web- based international forestry courses. The Faculty has also been involved in a number of international training programs that have brought 17 scholars from five countries to the UBC campus. We recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations to strengthen the collaboration and opportunities for faculty and students to become involved in the international issues central to FAO's vision. Last year the Faculty raised over $380,000 from our alumni and friends. These funds were used to support students' awards, programs and research. We plan to continue to establish and prioritize fund- raising activity to support the Faculty and University visions. Research highlights of the year included the award of a Tier I, Canada Research Chair in "the application of forest simulation to help frame public policy" to Dr. Hamish Kimtnins. This was one of only a few chairs awarded to UBC in the first year of this program and it recognises the international calibre of chair recipients. Earlier this year, Dr. Sally Aitken established the Centre for Gene Conser- vation within the Faculty. She will look at issues such as the development of a comprehensive gene conservation strategy for B.C. forest tree species, genetic aspects of certification and genetic diversity and optimal conservation strategies for a variety of species. Our faculty and students had another productive year as evidenced by the maintenance of our extramural funding, only second to medicine at UBC when compared on the basis of full-time-equivalents of faculty members. We continued to maintain our high level of productivity as evidenced by the number of faculty publications and the number of graduate degrees awarded. During the year we were able to recruit several excellent people including Dr. John Richardson to a full-time position in the Department of Forest Sciences, and Dr. Michael Meitner into the Depart- ment of Forest Resources Management. We welcomed Gordon Prest back to the Faculty as coordina- tor of First Nations Forestry. This year also marked the final official year (prior to retirement) for the Faculty of Forestry's first ever Ph.D. graduate student, Dr. Tony Kozak. Tony is very much a part of the "bricks and mortar" of the Faculty and was one of the members of the "Sopron Infusion" that so greatly enriched the forestry community of British Columbia. Plans for 2001/2002 The year 2001/2002 is a banner year for us as we celebrate the 50 ,h anniversary of the Faculty of Forestry at UBC. As part of these celebrations, we will be hosting a series of "current forestry issues" public lectures for our local community. Follow our web site (www.forestry.ubc.ca) for an up-to-date listing of 50 lh anniversary events. The Malcolm Knapp Research Forest is hosting the Coastal Silviculture Committee summer workshop for two days in June and the Western Research Forest Managers conference in October of In August, wc will be hosting (jointly with IUFRO) the "Forest Modelling for Ecosystem Management, Forest Certification and Sustainable Forest Management Conference". Drs. Valerie LeMay and Hamish Kimmins will be co-chairing the conference. We will be recruiting for replacements to retirees Drs.Tim Ballard and Tony Kozak, and beginning the process of looking for replacements for Drs. Karel Klinka and John Barker. We also hope to develop faculty partners in resource economics, First Nations issues and a variety of other areas described in each of the departmental unit plans. Finally, I want to thank Dr. George Hoberg for taking on the role of head of the Forest Resources Management Department as of July P', 2001 and also thank Dr. John Nelson for his sterling work as acting head for the past 2Vi years. We hope to shortly fill the position of head of Wood Science and finalise the other senior management positions within the Faculty during the next few months. 2001. Jack Saddler Dean, Faculty of Forestry 2000 Annual Report 3 UNDER- GRADUATE STUDENTS PROGRAMS OF STUDY MARSHALL, Peter L. B.Sc.F., M.Sc.F., Ph.D., R.P.F. Associate Dean, Undergraduate Studies Phone: (604) 822^918 E-mail: marshall@interchg.ubc.ca ELLIS, Simon B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., F.I.W.Sc. Director & Advisor, Wood Products Processing Program Phone: (604)822-3551 E-mail: sellis@interchg.ubc.ca HINCH, Scott G. B.Sc. (Hons.), M.Sc., Ph.D. Director & Advisor, Natural Resources Conservation Program Phone: (604)822-9377 E-mail: shinch@interchg.ubc.ca TAIT, David E.N. B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. Director, Professional Forestry Programs Phone: (604)822-2997 E-mail: dtait@interchg.ubc.ca Web site: www.forestry.ubc.ca/ programs/undergrad.html THE Faculty of Forestry offers four-year degree programs in the following five areas: • Forest Resources Management - B.S.F. This major focuses on the multidisciplinary aspects of forest resources biology and manage- ment of forested ecosystems for such products as timber, grazing, wildlife, recreation aesthetics, fish and water. Students learn about the unique characteristics of each resource, their inter- actions, and the manipulation of forests to yield a variety of desirable products in the context of social and economic environments. The program prepares graduates for responsible careers in forest management as professional foresters. This program is also offered as a four-year International Forestry Specialization. • F o r e s t O p e r a t i o n s - B.S.F. This major prepares the graduate for profes- sional forestry responsibilities, with an emphasis on planning, design and administration of forest harvesting operations. Areas of study include: design and construction of forest roads and drainage structures; selection, planning and supervision of logging systems; site protection and rehabilitation; and the development of computer applications for harvesting systems. • Fores t S c i e n c e - B.Sc. (Forestry) This degree is for students interested in more specialized study of the scientific principles related to the growth, development, and ecology of forest species. Emphasis is placed on basic and interactional phenomena that influence the establishment, growth, and development of trees and other forest resources. The core subjects include genetics, soils, weather and climate, tree form, tree function, ecology, entomology, pathology, silvics, silviculture, and fire science. This program is also offered as a four-year International Forestry Specialization. • Wood Products Processing B.Sc. (Wood Products Processing) This program provides students with a broad knowledge of the wood products industry, including wood manufacturing, business management, and marketing. State-of-the-art wood processing equipment used during laboratory exercises enables students to develop skills in technical processes and operations carried out in today's industry. Students may chose an area of concentration in business, primary processing, product development, or wood building and design. In addition, qualified fourth year students may opt for a minor in Commerce. An extensive five-year co-operative option is available. • Natural Resources Conservation B.Sc. (Natural Resources Conservation) This multidisciplinary program provides students with a solid foundation in the natural and social sciences underlying management and conserva- tion of natural resources, as well as an apprecia- tion for the political and socioeconomic contexts which affect conservation strategies. Students develop a working knowledge of the tools and quantitative techniques used by resource plan- ners. A notable feature of the program is the Integrated Field School offered in the fourth year which features integrated field and classroom instruction throughout the fall term. P R O G R A M U P D A T E S IN 2 0 0 0 - 0 1 • Year One of the revised Forest Resources Management program was implemented in September 2000. • Revisions to years Three and Four of the Forest Resources Management program were approved by UBC Senate. • A total of $ 12,000 in donations was received from the non profit and private sector in support of the Natural Resources Conserva- tion Volunteers program. • Wood Products Processing filled 66 four- month placement sessions as part of the Cooperative Education program. P L A N S F O R 2 0 0 1 - 0 2 • Implement changes to second year of the Forest Resources Management program. • Articulate the revised Forest Resources Management program with colleges and technical institutes in British Columbia. • Complete revision of the undergraduate program information section of the Faculty of Forestry web page. 4 UBC Faculty of Forestry Total Enrolment Helen Samson Coordinator Student Services • Forestry Undergraduate Recruiting Student Services in the Faculty of Forestry is a team of professionals working to recruit students from a broad range of backgrounds, across B.C. and Canada. We visit career fairs, high schools, colleges and universities on a rotational basis to reach potential students. We also talk with principals, guidance counsellors, advisors and teachers to ensure that they are familiar with our programs of study, entrance requirements and transfer credits. Our office produces and supplies schools and community organizations with infor- mational material for distribution to potential students. We also work closely with the UBC Student Recruitment Office in campus-wide new student initiatives, as well as out-of-province recruiting activities. • New Student Enrolment In total, 166 new or returning students were admitted to the Faculty this year. The students entering into the different years are tabulated below. New students entering the Faculty - 2000/01 Year of study Number of new students entering I 108 2 46 3 12 Total 166 The chart below illustrates that the B.S.F. degree had the highest enrolment with 50.2 per cent of new students selecting this option. This percentage is down slightly from last year due to our reduction in the B.S.F. admission quota. B.Sc. (Forestry) 7.9% B.Sc. (Natural Resources Conservation) 23.4% B.Sc. (Wood Products Processing) 18.5% Undergraduate enrolment dropped for the second year in a row to a 2000/2001 total of 508 students. Although an increased number of first year students registered in the Faculty, there were fewer returning second and third year students. We welcomed our largest number of visiting and exchange students to date with a total of 44 enrolments. Number of Students 700 90/91 91/92 92/93 93'94 9 4/9 5 9^96 9697 97/98 9&99 9 9/00 0 0/01 Total enrolment and new enrolment 1990/91 -2000/01 The following graph shows the distribution of undergraduate students by year of study. Number of Students 250 n 200 150 100 50 164 M 00 til A I ) 162 1 2 3 4 Year of Study Enrolment by year of study - 2000/01 The largest number of undergraduate students were enrolled in the Forest Resources Manage- ment program. The following table provides a breakdown: Distribution of students by program - 2000/01 Program Number enrolled % of total Forest Resources Management 183 36.0 Forest Operations 51 10.0 Forest Science 40 7.9 Wood Products Processing 94 18.5 Natural Resources Conservation 119 23.4 Undeclared (first year students) 21 4.2 Total 508 1 0 0 % Degree programs entered by new students 2000/01 Female students represented 34.8 per cent of the total enrolment, a slight increase over the previous year. RECRUITMENT AND ENROLMENT Undergraduate Students SAMSON, Helen B.Sc. Coordinator, Student Services & Advisor, Forest Resources Management Phone: (604)822-3547 E-mail: helens@interchg.ubc.ca McKELLAR, Sandy B.Sc. Recruitment Officer, Wood Products Processing Program Phone: (604)822-1834 E-mail: sandymc@interchg.ubc.ca PREST, Gordon Coordinator, First Nations Forestry Phone: (604) 822-0651 E-mail: gprest@interchg.ubc.ca SCHINNERL, Sandra B.Comm. Associate Director, International Forestry Programs Phone: (604)822-9627 E-mail: sandra@interchg.ubc.ca 2000 Annual Report 5 AWARDS Undergraduate Students FIRST YEAR STUDENTS Grant, B. WOOD Gregory, S.G. R.E. MILLS, TIMBERLINE Bottriell, K.A. SODERMAN Hodson, J.D. ELKINGTON, SPLAN Chien, C. WOOD Hopkinson, J.D. BANKS, J .R. MILLS Chong, M. W O O D Husband, R.G. SPLAN Coleman, H.D. WELDWOOD Iannidinardo, D. HANKS, MACHINERY Handel, D. WOOD Jenks, R. BANKS, ENGLISH, Hofer, N.D. SODERMAN NORTHWOOD, WEST Strocel, C.M. SODERMAN Jenya, D. WOOD Tsui, S. WOOD Klassen, L.L. CHISHOLM, JOHNSON, SIDDOO Viel, J. W O O D Landucci, R.M. BANKS LeBlanc, S.F. BEATY, WOOD SECOND YEAR STUDENTS Lin, J. WOOD Nivens. M.V. SODERMAN Bamford, S.P. WELLWOOD, WOOD Porsborg, T. WELDWOOD Baric, K.J. LITTLE, SODERMAN Storry, K.J. SPLAN Card, S.A. SPLAN Werner, J R. CHISHOLM, CRAIG, SODERMAN Draper, S.M.R. STEINER, WOOD White, S. WOOD Fournier, P. WOOD Grady, I. WOOD FOURTH YEAR STUDENTS Guilliver, T. SODERMAN Hryhorka, L.M. WELDWOOD Arsenault, J. WOOD Larre, J. WOOD Boyd, A. KNAPP Rangen, B.A. SPLAN Buckley, M. WOOD Reschkc, J.M.H. SPLAN Chin, J. WOOD Rostela, B.M. SPLAN Eberle, R. WOOD Shephenson, C.J. CHISHOLM, SPLAN Finch, N. WOOD Springer, J.F. SIDDOO Gierc, N. WOOD Ukrainetz, N.K. SPLAN Gooding, N.D. HOBSON Jung, B. WOOD THIRD YEAR STUDENTS Lam, J. WOOD Louie,K.C. HADDOCK Bains, S. WOOD Player, J. WOOD Bredick, J.D.R. UNIVERSITY Rasmusscn, K. WOOD Burrcll, G. WOOD Rice,J . WOOD Byrne, K.E. WELDWOOD Siwallacc, S.B. BINKLEY Campbell, M.W. BANKS Stickney, D. WOOD Chau, W. WOOD Thompson, C.W. BIER Crellin, F.S. NORTHWOOD, WEST Watson, J.W. KETCIIUM Draper, D. WOOD West, R.A. WELDWOOD Fidan, B. W O O D Woo, J. WOOD Full Name of Award Charles & Jane HANKS Scholarship. John D. BEATY Memorial Scholarship. John E BIER Memorial Prize in Foresl Pathology. Emily & Francis BINKLEY Scholarship. Hugh R.D. CHISHOLM Scholarship in Forestry. Robert J. CRAIG Memorial Scholarship Gait ELKINGTON Memorial Scholarship. Barry ENGLISH Memorial Award. Phil HADDOCK Prize in Silviculture. Harry HOBSON Memorial Bursary. Ted JOHNSON Scholarship in Forestry. Janet KETCHUM Scholarship. Malcolm KNAPP Spring Camp Prize. David Bell L I T T L E Memorial Scholarship. MACHINERY & Supply Co. Group Forestry Scholarship. James Russell MILLS Memorial Award. Robert E. MILLS Memorial Award N O R T H W O O D Pulp and Timber Limited Scholarship. Kapoor Singh SIDDOO Scholarship. Oscar SODERMAN Memorial Scholarship. William John SPLAN Scholarship in Forestry. Paul R. STEINER Memorial Scholarship in Wood. T IMBERLINE Scholarship. UNIVERSITY of B.C. Forestry Alumni l)iv. Scholarship. W E L D W O O D of Canada Limited Scholarship in Forestry Mary & Robert W E L L W O O D Memorial Scholarship in Wood Science & Industry. WEST Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. Scholarship in Forestry. UBC WOOD Products Processing Awards. 6 UBC Faculty of Forestry Degrees Conferred , M a y 2000 and N o v e m b e r 2000 Congrega t ions B.S.F. Forest Resources Management Bigsby, A. . Black. I.A. . Blom, D.K. . Boelk, S.J. . Brace, J. . Carlson, M.K. . Deities, R.W.C. .Doornbos , S.G. . Drinkwater, M.J. . Erlendson. J.L. . Felker, K.B. . Fenwick, L . J . . Fillion, K. . Flintoff, E.D. . Fung, M.M. . Giesbrecht, S.D. . Gillespie, R . M . . Gooding, N.D. . Gubbels, L B . . Hales, S.M. . Hall, C. . Hodgkinson, T.D. . Hodson, J.D. . Huizinga, D.M. • Jakoubek, F.J. • Kitamura, D.K. • Kranabetter, C.S. • Lawless, G.J. • Le Couteur, A. • LeRoy, M. • Luecke, A.K. • MacDonald, B. . Mason, A.J. . McGladdery, W. . Moore, E.V. . Murphy, M.N.F. . Nyce, A.S.B. . Payne, K. . Poisson, L.M. • Pumphrey, J.F. • Reed, R.M. . Reid, W.J. . Salonen, R.E. • Saunders, C. • Schoyen, R.S. • Schulz, M. • Shipley, S. . Sinclair, W.G. • Sookero, E. • Spazier, A.N. • Spence, S.M. • Stavness, C.L. . Sutcliffe, N.M. . Swanson, J.T. . Tran, Q.V. . Willmot, C.M. . Wilson, Y.M. B.S.F. Forest Operations Anderson, A.E. • Beese, M.A. . Bendickson, J.M. • Choi, P. . Cole, C.E. . Gnoato, D. • Jukes, K.E. . Keitel, F.R. . Kock, J.E. . Kormany, S. . MacKenzie, C.M. . Meier, I. . Pedley, N. • Pletzer, S. • Sangerloo, J . A . . Saran, R. • Smith, E.D. • Stasiuk, K. • Valleau, D. . Wunderlick, A. B.Sc. (Forestry) Forest Science Ahmad, Z . . Biggin-Pound, S. • Cockle, K. • Kano, T. • Kwan, E. • Middlekamp, E . . Ogasawara, J.T. . Pape, T.D. . Phibbs, J . R . . Sutherland, E.K. . Thompson, C.W. B.Sc. (Natural Resources Conservation) Adamson, G.T. . Aven, N.W. . Bloemhard. M.N. . Blomfield, H.D. . Clark, J.D. . Dearing, T.V. . Doucctte, D M. . Howie, S.A. . Kovach, C. . Lam, M.H.Y. • McKenzie, N.K. . Olson, C. . Penner, A.B. . Perrier, M.J. • Rodrigues, J.G. . Salter, J. • Turner, J. • Wilds, R.D. B.Sc. (Wood Products Processing) Burke, M P. . Chadney, R.D. . Chiu, J.F. . Ewing, L. . Grant, M.J. . Kang, O. . Kraljevic, K. . Lam, K.K-Y. . Lee, W.Y. . Lin, E . W . . Luisser, F.S. . Meiklem, E.D. . Tam, K.T. . Tyler, K.M. . Westlund, D.J. . Yiu, K.O.-K. Diploma in Forestry (Advanced Silviculture) Badowski, L. • Bristow, B. . Day, V. • Donat, N. . Dunn, S. . Ehalt, G. . Eriksen, M. . Forrest, S. . Grainger, M. • Hanlon, L. . Hegan, V. . Hodgkinson, R. . Hromadnik, T. • Kim, D. . Konowalyk, L. . Lester, G. . MacKenzie, J. . Martin, R. • McGowan, D. . Mcintosh, G. • McMahon, S. • Powclson, A. . Presslee, D. • Purdy, D. • Ripmesster, D. • Russell, B. . Seilis, M. . SpendilT, N. . Stromberg-Jones, N. • Trerise, R. . Walsh, S. • Vandermark, C. . Zorn, G. Diploma in Forest Engineering Berg, C. • Blyth, H. • Chipera, R. • Chow, B. • Davies, L. • Deverney, S. . Dicj, G. • Ferguson, D. . Hatalcik, J. • Hogarth, J. • Howard, K. . Johnston, I. • Kestell, B. . Kctter, D. . Lanki, I. . Nachtigal, B. • Osterhold, D. • Perdue, C. . Rennie, P. • Smith, T. • Suwala, J. • Thorner, J. • Vokey, S. . Webster, I. GRADUATION STATISTICS Undergraduate Students 2000 Annual Report 7 GRADUATE STUDENTS Graduate Programs ENROLMENT STATISTICS BREUIL, Colette B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. Associate Dean, Graduate Studies Phone: (604)822-9738 Fax: (604)822-8645 E-mail: breuil@interchg.ubc.ca VOGLER, Hiltrud M. Graduate Secretary Phone: (604)822-6177 Fax: (604)822-8645 E-mail: gradfor@interchg.ubc.ca Web site: www.forestry.ubc.ca/ programs/grad.html The Faculty of Forestry offers four graduate degrees: • Doctor of Philosophy - Ph.D. • Master of Forestry - M.F. • Master of Science - M.Sc. • Master of Applied Science - M.A.Sc. Enrolment Trends Enrolment in the Forestry graduate program has grown by almost 94 per cent over the past decade. Today there are 231 graduate students registered in the Faculty. The graph below illustrates the distribution of these students between the different degree programs. The greatest growth has been in the number of Masters students - in 1989 there were only 70 enrolled in the program, whereas today there are 138 students. In this same period the number of Doctoral students has risen from 51 to 93. Number of Graduate Students 240 220 89/90 91/92 93/94 95/96 97/98 99/00 90/91 92/93 94/95 96/97 98/99 00/01 Masters Ph.D. • Total Graduate student enrolment 1989/90 - 2000/01 Women comprise 41 per cent of our Masters and 30 per cent of our Doctoral students, for an overall average of 37 per cent. The following table shows enrolment data for 2000/01. Graduate student enrolment 2000/01 Degree Male Female Total Ph.D. 67 26 93 M.F. 8 0 8 M.Sc. 65 56 121 M.A.Sc. 2 0 2 Non-thesis 3 4 7 Total 145 86 231 As of December, 2000. The proportion of graduate students from outside of Canada has increased this past year and presently stands at 53 per cent of Doctoral and 34 per cent of Masters students. A total of 33 countries are represented in the graduate student body. • Graduate Student Funding In the 2000/01 academic year, Forestry graduate students were awarded support totalling $2,512,213, a 24 per cent increase over 1999/00 funding levels. Graduate support consisted of $956,506 in scholarship funding, $288,242 in graduate teaching assistantships and $1,267,466 in graduate research assistantships (provided by research supervisors from their research grants). Graduate student enrolment and funding 2000/01 Department No. graduate students Total funding Forest Resources Management 64 $578,681 Forest Sciences 108 $1,364,278 Wood Science 59 $589,254 8 UBC Faculty of Forestry M A S T E R S S T U D E N T S D O C T O R A L S T U D E N T S Affleck, David SOPRON Albani. Marco CANFOR, UNIVERSITY A i t k e n , K a t h r y n GREAT, NSERC INDUSTRIAL, B e n n e t t . J e n n i f e r NSERC, NSERC INDUSTRIAL UNIVERSITY Bennuah, Sampson C O M M O N W E A L T H Ally, Dilara UNIVERSITY Boyland, Mark HANSON, M C P H E E Anderson, Janice NAMKOONG Brashares, Justin KILLAM Bal, Amandeep Singh GREAT D'Eon. Robert ALLEN, UNIVERSITY Berube, Yanik NSERC Delgado, Rodolfo HELLER, MCPHEE. Cerda, Juan Pablo CANADA VANDUSEN Collins, Brad WELDWOOD 1 Gomi, Takashi J E F F R E Y , VANDUSEN Cotton, Laura C O M M O N W E A L T H Iddrisu, Mohammed C O M M O N W E A L T H Er, Kenneth C O M M O N W E A L T H Jampoh, Edmund C O M M O N W E A L T H Farrell, Ross C O M M O N W E A L T H Koumoutsako, Anastasios GREAT Fleet, Carlos GREAT Kull, Frank J O H A L Froese, Katrina M C P H E E Lavallee, Suzanne M C P H E E Haag, Devon GREAT Mahony, Nancy NSERC, UNIVERSITY Hannam, Kirsten G R E A T Marr, Amy HOFFMEISTER Ide, Rafael WEYERHAEUSER 1 McDermott, Constance COCHRAN, M C P H E E Khun Khun,Jagdcep BlICKLAND Mclntire, Eliot NSERC Lanquayc, Clayfield Na ITTO, PEO, M C P H E E Moss, Ian GREAT Leckie, Sara NSERC Negrave, Roderick BASSETT Lewis, John VANDUSEN O'Connell, Lisa KILLAM Loppnau Peter UNIVERSITY Pavel, Mihai GREAT, UNIVERSITY MacDonald, Jennifer NSERC Philip, Leanne MCPHEE, VANDUSEN MacKillop, Debra GREAT, NSERC Rangel, Jose Luis CONYCT Runyan, Simone NSERC Ratkovic, Nevena MCPHEE, TIMBERWEST 2 Schrcyer, Alexander WEYERHAEUSER Robinson, Jamie GREAT Schwab, Olaf UNIVERSITY Splechtna, Bernhard M C P H E E Squires, Kelly NSERC Suratman, Mohd Nazip C O M M O N W E A L T H Turner, Jennifer GREAT Tanguay, Philippe UNIVERSITY Van Akkcr, Lara VANDUSEN Wang, Honglong LUMBER Vera, Paula NSERC Young, Kyle UNIVERSITY Vidal, Natalia WELDWOOD 2 Zhang, Xiao GREAT Wong, Ann MCPHEE, TIMBERWEST 1 Full Name of A ward George S. ALLEN Memorial Scholarship Edward W. BASSKTT Memorial Scholarship in Reforestation. Don BlICKLAND Memorial Scholarship in Forest Pathology. Government of CANADA Award. CANFOR Corporation Fellowship in Forest Ecosystem Management. Hugh Robert Duncan CHISHOLM Scholarship in Forestry Ralph M. and Elizabeth E. COCHRAN Scholarship. C O M M O N W E A L T H Scholarship. CONYCT (Mexico Council of Science and Technology). Graduate Research Engineering Ami Technology Awards. Brenda HANSON Memorial Scholarship in Forestry. Paul H E L L E R Fellowship. Bert H O F F M E I S T E R Scholarship ill Forest Wildlife. International Tropical Timber Organization. Walter W. J E F F R E Y Memorial Scholarship. Asa J O H A L Graduate Fellowship in Forestry. Izaak Walton KILLAM Memorial Predoctoral Fellowship. LUMBER Inspectors' Benevolent Society Scholarship. Donald S. M C P H E E Fellowship. NAMKOONG Family Fellowship in Forest Sciences. Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Scholarship. Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada INDUSTRIAL Postgraduate Scholarship. PEO International Peace Scholarship Fund. SOPRON Alumni Fellowship TIMBERWEST 1 Forest Limited Fellowship in Forest Resource Management and Planning. TIMBERWEST 2 Forest Limited Fellowship in Forest Sciences. UNIVERSITY of B.C. Graduate Fellowship. VANDUSEN Graduate Fellowship. WELDWOOD' of Canada Limited H Richard Whittall Scholarship. WELDWOOD 2 of Canada Limited Scholarship in Forestry. WEYERHAEUSER 1 Fellowship in Forestry. WEYERHAEUSER 2 Fellowship in Wood Design Management. SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS Graduate Students 2000 Annual Report 9 DEGREES GRANTED Graduate Students Degrees Conferred, May 2000 and November 2000 Congregations M.F. CLARK, Marvin Dr. J. Nelson Partial cutting of sccond growth western hemlock on Vancouver Island. CROWE, Kevin Dr. J. Nelson An indirect search algorithm for solving the spatial harvest-scheduling problem. FROESE, Robert Dr. P. Marshall Modelling juvenile height in mixed species, even aged interior cedar-hemlock stands. NIENABER, Gordon Dr. P. Marshall Stand and tree dynamics in uneven-aged interior Douglas-fir stands. M.A.Sc. STEFANESCU, Maria Dr. F. Lam Lateral resistance of traditional Japanese post-and-beam frames monotonic and cyclic loading condition. M.Sc. ALLISON, Clay Dr. D.E.N. Tait Decision analysis and cost effectiveness analysis applied to forest road restoration in coastal British Columbia. AN, Yuxian Dr. J.N.R. Ruddick Influence of drying processes on the treatability and CCA distribution in the heartwood of live Canadian softwoods. BOISVENUE, Celine Dr. P. Marshall Early height growth and regeneration: Applicability of PROGNOSIS components to the southern interior of British Columbia. BORTOLOT, Zachary Dr. P. Murtha Determining stand ages in a hyperspectral image using artificial neural networks. BOSS, Shelly Dr. J. Richardson Summer resource limitation and over- winter movement and survival of stream- resident coastal cutthroat trout. BOTHWELL, Karen Dr. C. Prescott The nitrogen nutrition of lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta var. contorta) and Sitka sprucc (Picea sitchensis (Bong.) Carr.) on a cedar-hemlock cutover on northern Vancouver Island. BRESCIA, David Drs. R. Alfaro/J. McLean Seasonal variation in constitutive and induced defences of spruce ( Picea spp.J hosts of the white pine weevil Pissodes strobi Peck. DECK, Julian Dr. J. Nelson Stand valuation risk from yield prediction and market uncertainty. FANG, Fang Dr. J.N.R. Riuldick The use of radio frequency heating to condition, eliminate decay fungi, and fix chromated copper arsenate preservative in roundwood. FERNANDEZ, Mare Dr. C. Breuil The identification and natural clonal variation of important wood extractives in Populus tremuloides. GOODINSON, Clive Drs. J. P. Kimmins/K. Martin Limitations of the point-count method for inferring stand-level species resource relationships: A sampling simulation approach. HANEL, Claudia Dr. M.C. Feller Effects of fire on vegetation in the interior Douglas-fir zone. KRAFT, Daniel Dr. D.E.N. Tait Engelmann spruce and subalpinc fir seed dispersal in the ESSF wet cold subzone. LINDGREN, Pontus Drs. T. Sullivan/P. Marshall Influence of alternative vegetation manage- ment treatments on plant community attributes: Abundance, species diversity, and structural diversity. LISGO, Kimberley Dr. F.L. Bunnell Ecology of the short-tailed weasel (Mustela ermine a) in the mixedwood boreal forest of Alberta. 10 UBC Faculty of Forestry LUZI, David Dr. R. Sidle Long-term influence of jams and LWD pieces on channel morphology, Carnation Creek, B.C. MAH, Shirley Dr. M.C. Feller Relationship between vital attributes of Ktunaxa plants and natural disturbance regimes in southeastern British Columbia. McCLARNON, Christine Dr. K. Klinka Natural regeneration in a cutover (clearcut) and (he adjacent old-growth stand on the outer central coast of British Columbia. MELODY, Katherine J. Dr. J. Richardson Riparian harvesting and resource limitation in small B.C. interior streams. SMYTH, Marianne Dr. V. Lemay A maternity colony of Townsend's big- eared bats, Corynorhinus townsendii. STAUDHAMMER, Christine Dr. V. Lemay Quantifying forest stand diversity using stand structure. STONEWALL, Adam Dr. Y. Alila The use of Monte Carlo simulations in the detection of non-stationarity in regional peak annual streamflow time series of British Columbia. WAHL, Antje Drs. R. Kozak/D. Cohen A market assessment of wood use in Japanese residential flooring and windows. MOREAU, France Drs. T. Sidlivan/J. McLean A comparison of trapping methodologies and grid size for small mammal research. NAIRN, James Dr. C. Clianway Validation of a microcosm designed for pre-release risk assessment of soil micro- organisms using plant growth promoting rhizobacteria. NEELS, Sabine Dr. M.B. Isman Pilot study of yield, sustainable harvest and cultural uses of resin from the copal tree (Protium copal) in the Carmelita Community Forest Concession, Peten, Guatemala. NORQIJAY, Alan Dr. P. Murtha The application of spectral unmixing and supervised classification remote sensing techniques to Landsat 7 data for detecting arboreal lichen abundance. ORIENTE, Damon Dr. P. Murtha A predictive model for archeological potential for a locality in the interior plateau of British Columbia. PRITCHARD, Emily Dr. R. Guy N-fcrtilization efffects on water-and nitrogen-use efficiency in Picea glauca families. SIEBEN, Brian Dr. ./. McLean A leader temperature-based hazard rating system for the white pine weevil under present and climate change conditions. Ph.D. BOGDANSKI, Bryan Dr. C. van Kooten Spatial considerations in multiple-use forest management. EAGEN, Rebecca Dr. C. Breuil The cloning and characterization of a THN reductase gene from Ophiostoma floccosum 387N. FABRIS, Stephanne Dr. S. Ellis Influence of cambial ageing, initial spacing, stem taper and growth rate on the wood quality of three coastal conifers. HUGGARD, David Dr. F.L. Bunnell Developing animal-habitat models for management of high-elevation forests. KAYAHARA, Gordon Dr. K. Klinka The effect of coarse woody debris on site productivity of some forest sites in south- western British Columbia. LAU, Wilson Dr. J.D. Barrett Strength model and stochastic finite element analysis of wood beam-columns in truss applications. LIU, Guoliang Dr. J. Nelson A simulated annealing method for target- oriented forest landscape blocking and scheduling. STENNES, Brad Dr. C. Van Kooten Carbon uptake strategies in the western boreal forest region of Canada: Economic considerations. DEGREES GRANTED Graduate Students 2000 Annual Report 11 OFFICE OF THE DEAN S A D D L E R , Jack N. B.Sc. (Hons.) (Edin.), Ph.D. (Glas.) Dean Phone: (604)822-2467 E-mail: saddler@interchg.ubc.ca FACULTY AND STAFF B R E U I L , Colette B.Sc. (Lyon), M.Sc. (Ottawa), Ph.D. (Lyon) Associate Dean, Graduate Studies Responsible for administering all aspects of Forestry graduate programs. Phone: (604) 822-9738 E-mail: breuil<s>interchg.ubc.ca Office of the Dean Faculty of Forestry University of British Columbia Forest Sciences Centre 2005 - 2424 Main Mall Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z4 CANADA M A R S H A L L , Peter L. B.Sc.F., M.Sc.F. (Tor.), Ph.D. (Brit. Col.), R.P.F. Associate Dean, Undergraduate Studies Responsible for administering undergraduate academic programs, including curriculum and calendar changes, admissions, transfers and advancements, discipline and teaching evaluations. Phone: (604)822-4918 E-mail: marshall@interchg.ubc.ca Phone: (604)822-2727 Fax: (604)822-8645 E-mail: forrecepiinterchg.ubc.ca M c L E A N , John A. B.Sc., M.Sc. (Auckland), Ph.D. (S. Fraser), F.R.E.S., R.P.Bio. Associate Dean, Research Responsible for promoting and overseeing administration of externally-sponsored research activities. Phone: (604)822-3360 E-mail: mclcan@interchg.ubc.ca W A T T S , Susan B. B.Sc. (N. Wales), M.F., Ph.D. (Brit. Col.), R.P.F. Assistant Dean, Communica t ions and External Relat ions Responsible for directing communications and external relations, for promoting research, for coordinating project proposal develop- ment and for producing Faculty Newsletters and Annual Reports. Phone: (604) 822-6316 E-mail: suwatts@interchg.ubc.ca 12 UBC Faculty of Forestry B I G G E R S , S H E I L A Phone: ( 604 )822 -8716 E-mail: sbiggers@interchg.ubc.ca M c K E L L A R , Sandy B.Sc. (Brit. Col.) Phone: (604 )822 -1834 E-mail: sandymc@interchg.ubc.ca P R E S T , Gordon Phone: (604)822-0651 E-mail: gprest@interchg.uhc.ca S A M S O N , Helen B.Sc. (Brit. Col.) Phone: ( 604 )822 -3547 E-mail: helens@interchg.uhc.ca S C H I N N E R L , Sandra B.Comm. (Brit. Col.) Phone: (604) 822-9627 E-mail: sandra@interchg.uhc.ca Development Officer Recruitment Officer Wood Products Processing Program Coordinator First Nations Forestry Coordinator Student Services Associate Director International Forestry Programs FACULTY AND STAFF A L I V O J V O D I C , Barbara Administrator Phone: ( 604 )822 -5542 E-mail: alivoj@interchg.ubc.ca B E R G , A n o n d a B.A. (Brit. Col.) Undergraduate Programs Secretary Phone: ( 604 )822 -2727 E-mail: forrecep@interchg.uhc.ca F E D U I K , Deborah E. B.Sc. (Brit. Col.), Post. Bace. Dipl. (Capilano College) Assistant Graduate Programs Secretary Phone: (604) 822-6784 E-mail: dfeduik@interchg.ubc.ca P A L I C H U K , Susan Administrative Clerk Phone: (604) 822 -4312 E-mail: susanpal@interchg.ubc.ca Q U A Y , Patsy Editorial Assistant Phone: (604) 822 -4072 E-mail: quay@interchg.ubc.ca R E Y N O L D S , Laurie Secretary to the Dean Phone: (604) 822-3542 E-mail: dcansec@interchg.ubc.ca S I B L E Y , J im B.Sc. (Guelph) Web Coordinator Phone: 604 )822 -0024 E-mail: sibley@interchg.ubc.ca T U R N E R , Ron B.A. (Brit. Col.) Systems Manager Phone: (604) 822-0773 E-mail: turner@interchg.ubc.ca V O G L E R , Hiltrud M. Dipl. Acad. Translator, Univ. of Graz, Austria Graduate Programs Secretary Phone: ( 604 )822 -6177 E-mail: gradfor@interchg.ubc.ca 2000 Annual Report 13 FOREST RESOURCES MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT John Nelson Acting Head Gary Bull John Innes Timothy Ballard David Haley Valerie LeMay George Hoberg Donald Luymes Younes Alila Jonathan Fannin Antal Kozak Dennis Bendickson Peter Marshall Michael Meitner Dan Moore Peter Murtha Stephen Sheppard David Tait David Tindall G. Cornelis Paul Wood van Kooten FOREST RESOURCES MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT NELSON, John D. Associate Professor and Acting Head • Timber Supply Planning B.S.F. (1980), M B A. (1982) Brit. Col., Ph.D. (1988) Oregon State, R.P.F. Phone: (604) 822-3902 E-mail: nelson@interchg.ubc.ca ALILA, Younes Assistant Professor • Forest Engineering Hydrology B.A.Sc. (1985), M.A.Sc. (1987), Ph.D. (1994) Ottawa, P. Eng. Phone: (604) 822-6058 E-mail: alila@interchg.ubc.ca BALLARD, Timothy M. Professor (Forest Resources Management, Agricultural Sciences) • Forest Soils B.S.F. (1961), M.F. (1963), Ph.D. (1968) Wash. Phone: (604) 822-2300 E-mail: tballard@interchg.ubc.ca BENDICKSON, Dennis F. Instructor I and Advisor, Forest Operations Program • Forest Operations B.S.F. (1971) Brit. Col., R.P.F. Phone: (604) 822-5932 E-mail: dbendick@interchg.ubc.ca BULL, Gary Q. Assistant Professor • Forest Modelling and Forest Policy B.S.F. (1988), M.F. (1991) Brit. Col., Ph.D. (1995) Tor. Phone: (604)822-1553 E-mail: garybull@interchg.ubc.ca FANNIN, R. Jonathan Associate Professor (Forest Resources Management, Civil Engineering) • Forest Engineering, Roads, Soils, Terrain Stability Assessment B.Sc.(Hons.) (1983) Belfast, Ph.D. (1987) Oxf., P. Eng. Phone: (604)822-3133 E-mail: jonathan.fannin@ubc.ca HALEY, David Professor • Forest Economics, Forest Policy Analysis B.Sc. (1962) Aberd., M.F. (1964), Ph.D. (1966) Brit. Col., R.P.F. Phone: (604) 822-5634 E-mail: dhaley@interchg.ubc.ca HOBERG, George Associate Professor (Forest Resources Management , Political Science) • Forest Policy B.S. (1980) Calif, Berkeley, Ph.D. (1987) MIT Phone: (604) 822-3728 E-mail: hoberg@interchg.ubc.ca INNES, John Professor and Forest Renewal BC Chair in Forest Management • Sustainable Forest Management B.A. (1979), M.A. (1983), Ph.D. (1983) Cantab. Phone: (604)822-6761 E-mail: innes@interchg.ubc.ca KOZAK, Antal Professor • Biometrics, New Methodology for Forest Inventory B.S.F. (1959) Sopron, M.F. (1961), Ph.D. (1963) Brit. Col., D.Sc. Honoris causa (1989) Sopron Phone: (604) 822-3545 E-mail: kozak@interchg.ubc.ca LeMAY, Valerie M. Associate Professor • Biometrics/Mensuration B.Sc. (1981), M.Sc. (1982) Alta., Ph.D. (1989) Brit. Col., R.P.F. Phone: (604) 822-4770 E-mail: lemay@interchg.ubc.ca LUYMES, Donald Assistant Professor (Forest Resources Management , Landscape Architecture) • Landscape Design, Visual Resource Management B.L.A. (1986) Brit. Col., M.L.A. (1991)Guelph Phone: (604) 822-3459 E-mail: luymes@interchg.ubc.ca MARSHALL, Peter L. Professor and Associate Dean • Growth and Yield, Sampling Design B.Sc.F. (1976), M.Sc.F. (1979) Tor., Ph.D. (1984) Brit. Col., R.P.F. Phone: (604) 822-4918 E-mail: marshall@interchg.ubc.ca MEITNER, Michael Assistant Professor • Forest Visualization and Perception B.Sc., M.A., Ph.D. (Arizona) Phone: (604)822-0029 E-mail: meitner@interchg.ubc.ca MOORE, R. Dan Associate Professor (Forest Resources Management , Geography) and Forest Renewal BC Chair in Forest Hydrology • Hydrology B.Sc.(Hons.) (1979) Brit. Col., Ph.D. (1984) Canterbury, P. Geo. Phone: (604) 822-3538 E-mail: rdmoore@geog.ubc.ca FACULTY AND STAFF Forest Resources Management Department Forest Sciences Centre 2045 - 2424 Main Mall Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z4 CANADA Dept. Phone: (604) 822-3482 Dept. Fax: (604) 822-9106 2000 Annual Report 15 FACULTY AND STAFF Forest Resources Management Department MURTHA, Peter A. Professor • Remote Sensing, Image Analysis, Satellite Data Interpretation, Land Classification and Terrain Analysis B.Sc.F. (1961) Tor., M.Sc. (1964), Ph.D. (1968) Cornell, M.C.A.S.I. Phone: (604) 822-6452 E-mail: murlha@interchg.ubc.ca SHEPPARD, Stephen R.J. Associate Professor (Forest Resources Management , Landscape Architecture) • Visual Management, Planning, Visualization B.A. (1974) Oxf., M.Sc. (1976) Brit. Col., M.A. (1980) Oxf., Ph.D. (1982) Calif., Berkeley Phone: (604)822-6582 E-mail: shep@inlerchg.uhc.ca TAIT, David E.N. Assistant Professor and Director, Professional Forestry Programs • Optimization Techniques, Forest Planning B.Sc. (1968), M.Sc. (1970), Ph.D. (1983) Brit. Col. Phone: (604)822-2997 E-mail: dtait@interchg.ubc.ca TINDALL, David B. Assistant Professor (Forest Resources Management , Sociology) • Sociology/Conservation B.A. (1985), M.A. (1989) Vic., Ph.D. (1994) Tor. Phone: (604) 822-2550/2363 E-mail: tindall@interchg.ubc.ca • Honorary Lecturer SAUDER, Brent J. (BC Advanced Systems Institute) B.S.F., M.F. (Brit. Col.), R.P.F. • Forest Harvesting & Technology Development • Research Associate H A I L E M A R I A M , Teniesgen B.Sc. (AUA), M.Sc.F. (Lake.), Ph.D. (Brit. Col.), R.P.F. • Forest Biometrics • Post-doctoral Fellows B E C K E R S , Joseph B.Sc. (Utrecht Univ., Netherlands), M.Sc. (Univ. Calif, Santa Cruz), Ph.D. (Waterloo). • Forest/Snow Hydrology, Numerical Modelling D H A K A L , Amod B.E., Civil Eng. (Roorkee, India), M.E.Sc., Ph.D. (Tsukuba), Killiam Postdoctoral Fellow • Erosion Control Engineering M A B E E , Warren B.Sc.(Hons.), M.Sc., Ph.D. (Tor.) • Environment and Sustainahility, and Global/Climate Change • Adjunct Professors C O T T E L L , Philip L. (Consultant) B.S.F., M.F., Ph.D., R.P.F. • Forest Harvesting and Building Products VAN KOOTEN, G.C. Professor (Forest Resources Management, Agricultural Sciences) (on leave) • Economics of Natural Resources B.Sc. (1972), M.A. (1974) Alta., Ph.D. (1982) Oregon State Phone: (604) 822-3163 E-mail: gerrit@interchg.ubc.ca WOOD, Paul Assistant Professor (on leave) • Conservation Policy, Environmental Ethics B.Sc. (1973), Ph.D. (1994) Brit. Col., R.P.F., R.P.Bio. Phone: (604) 822-0951 E-mail: paulwood@interchg.ubc.ca • Sessional Lecturer PAISLEY, Richard Kyle (Institute of Resources & Environment/ Westwater Research Centre/Faculty of Law) B.Sc. (Brit. Col.), M.Sc. (Wash.) J.D. (Pepperdine Univ., Calif.), LLM (London) • Environmental Law D E M A E R S C H A L K , Julien I*. (Consultant) B.S.F., M.F., Ph.D. • Forest Inventory, Biometrics and International Forestry HALL, Thomas H. (B.C. Ministry of Forests) B.A., M.Sc., M.Sc.F., Ph.D., R.P.F. • Forest Planning, Forest Recreation and Timber Supply Analysis H O G A N , Dan (B.C. Ministry of Forests) B.A., M.Sc. (Brit. Col.), P.Geo. • Geomorphology H U D S O N , Robert (B.C. Ministry of Forests) B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., R.P. Geo. • Forest Hydrology ILES, Kimberley (Consultant) B.S., M.Sc., Ph.D. • Forest Inventory Specialist LECKIE, Donald G. (Canadian Forest Service) B.Sc., Ph.D. • Remote Sensing 16 UBC Faculty of Forestry MAGNUSSEN, Steen (Canadian Forest Service) M.Sc., Ph.D. • Forest Inventory and Biometrics MATAKALA, Patrick (FAO, Mozambique) B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. • Community Resource Management and Conservation Planning MITCHELL, Kenneth J. (B.C. Ministry of Forests) B.S.F.. M.F., Ph.D., R.P.F. • Growth and Yield Modelling THERIEN, Guillaume (J.S. Thrower & Associates) B.A.Sc., Ph.D. • Forest Biometrics WILLIAMS, Douglas H. (Cortex Consultants Inc.) B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. • Forest Sector Modelling, Timber Supply and Trade WILSON, Bill (Pacific Forestry Centre) B.A.. M.Sc., Ph.D. • Forest and Resource Economics, and InternationaI Hade • Staff AKAI, Heather Administrative Assistant AQUINO, David B.Sc.F. (National Agrarian), M.F. (Brit. Col.) Research Assistant/Technician GORDON, Bonni B.F.A. (Alberta Coll. of Art & Design) Secretary MAEDEL, Jerry B.F.A., T.C. (Vic.), M.Sc. (Brit. Col.) GIS/RS Coordinator RELOVA, Marissa B.A. Econ (Maryknoll Coll., The Philippines) Financial Clerk SHANNON, Tim B.S.F., M.F. (Brit. Col.) Research Analyst VERWOERI), Harry Research Assistant/Technician WHITTAKER, Carolyn B.A. (Carlton), M.Sc. (UNBC) BORNET Network Coordinator • Promotions FANNIN, Jonathan - promoted to professor effective July 1, 2001. HOBERG, George - promoted to professor effective July 1, 2001. • New Faculty Appointment MEITNER, Michael Dr. Michael Meitner has joined the Department as assistant professor. He obtained his B.S. and M.A. in cognitive psychology and a Ph.D. in environmental psychology from the University of Arizona. Mike also has advanced resource technology certification from the School of Renewable Natural Resources focusing on issues of GIS/RS applications in the modeling of people in the environment. Mike's research interests include public involvement processes, Internet assessment and experimentation techni- ques, aesthetics, environmental visualization, human perception/emotion, and the modeling of people in forested environments. A C H I E V E M E N T S IN 2000 01 • Dr. Jonathan Fannin published a book, "Basic Geosynthetics: A Guide to Best Practices", on applications to unpaved roads, erosion control, subsurface drains, riprap revetments and reinforced soil slopes and walls. • Dr. Stephen Sheppard and FRM graduate student Howard Harshaw published a book "Forests and Landscapes: Linking Ecology, Sustainability and Aesthetics" (IUFRO Research Scries No. 6). • Drs. Nelson, Sheppard, Meitner, Haley, Kimmins and Bunnell received a 3-year research grant (CANFOR, NSERC, SSHRC and CFS) for "Exploring, forecasting and visualizing the sustainability of alternative ecosystem management scenarios". P L A N S F O R 2 0 0 1 - 0 2 • We plan to appoint a new assistant professor in Forest Operations and to begin recruiting for an assistant professor in Forest Measurements. • Dr. Valerie LeMay is organizing a jointly sponsored (IUFRO, MoF and UBC Faculty of Forestry) conference on forest models for sustainable management to be held in Vancouver on August 12 to 18, 2001. • We will be developing/revising graduate courses in the fields of social forestry and forest ecosystem modelling. • After 30 years of exemplary service, Dr. Antal Kozak is retiring from the Faculty of Forestry. A grand retirement "Bash" for Tony is scheduled for June 2001 at Green College. ACHIEVEMENTS AND PLANS Forest Resources Management Department 2000 Annual Report 17 FOREST SCIENCES DEPARTMENT Bart van der Kamp Head Jorg Bohlmann Peter Arcese Chris Chanway Yousry El-Kassaby Sally Aitken Fred Bunnell John Barker Hamish Kimmins Cindy Prescott Michael Feller Karel Klinka John Richardson Kermit Ritland Robert Guy John McLean Susan Watts John Worrall Scott Hinch Susan Glenn Steve Mitchell FOREST SCIENCES DEPARTMENT VAN DER KAMP, Bart J. Professor and Head • Forest Pathology B.S.F. (1964) Brit. Col., Ph.D. (1967) Aherd. Phone: (604) 822-2728 E-mail: vdkamp@interchg.ubc.ca AITKEN, Sally N. Associate Professor , Jr. NSERC/Industrial Research Chair in Population Genetics and Director, Centre for Forest Gene Conservation • Forest Genetics and Gene Conservation B.S.F.(Hons.) (1984) Brit. Col., M.Sc. (1986), Ph.D. (1989) Calif., Berkeley Phone: (604) 822-6020 E-mail: aitken@interchg.ubc.ca ARCESE, Peter Associate Professor and Forest Renewal BC Chair in Applied Conservation Biology • Population Ecology of Birds and Mammals B.A. (1981) Wash., M.Sc. (1985), Ph.D. (1988) Brit. Col. Phone: (604) 822-1886 E-mail: arcese@interchg.ubc.ca BARKER, John E. Professor and Forest Renewal BC Chair in Silviculture • Silviculture B.S.F. (1959) Brit. Col., M.Sc. (1966), Ph.D. (1972) Calif., Berkeley Phone: (604) 822-1284 E-mail: jebarker@interchg.ubc.ca BOHLMANN, J org Assistant Professor (Forest Sciences, Biotechnology Lab.-Dept. of Botany) • Molecular Genetics, Genomics and Biochemistry of Forest Trees B.Sc. (1988), M.Sc. (1991), Ph.D. (1995) Braunschweig, Germany Phone: (604) 822-0282 E-mail: bohlmann@interchg.ubc.ca BUNNELL, Fred L. Professor, Director, Centre for Applied Conservation Biology and Forest Renewal BC Chair in Applied Conservation Biology • Principles of Conservation Biology, Influences of Forestry Practices on Wildlife B.S.F.(Hons.) (1965) Brit. Col., Ph.D. (1973) Calif., Berkeley, R.P.Bio. Phone: (604) 822-5928 E-mail: lhunnell@interchg.ubc.ca CHANWAY, Christopher P. Professor (Forest Sciences, Agricultural Sciences) • Soil Microbiology B.Sc. (1978) Winn., B.S. Ag. (1980) Manit., M.Sc. (1983), Ph.D. (1987) Brit. Col. Phone: (604) 822-3716 E-mail: cchanway@interchg.ubc.ca EL-KASSABY, Yousry A. Professor (CellFor Inc.) • Quantitative Genetics B.Sc. (1970) Alexandra, M.Sc. (1976) Tanta, Ph.D. (1980) Brit. Col., R.P.F. Phone: (604) 822-1821 E-mail: yelkassaby@cellfor.com FELLER, Michael C. Associate Professor • Fire Science and Water Quality B.Sc.(Hons.) (1968), M.Sc. (1969) Melb., Ph.D. (1975) Brit. Col., R.P.Bio. Phone: (604)822-3729 E-mail: feller@interchg.ubc.ca GLENN, Susan M. Assistant Professor • Conservation Biology and Landscape Ecology B.Sc. (1983) Tor., M.Sc. (1985) Guelph, Ph.D. (1990) Oklahoma Phone: (604)822-4131 E-mail: sglenn@interchg.ubc.ca GUY, Robert D. Associate Professor • Plant Physiology B.Sc. (1977), Ph.D. (1984) Calg. Phone: (604)822-6023 E-mail: guy@interchg.ubc.ca HINCH, Scott G. Associate Professor and Director/Advisor, Natural Resources Conservation Program (Forest Sciences, Institute for Resources and Environment) • Aquatic Ecology and Fisli Conservation B.Sc.(Hons.) (1985), M.Sc. (1987) W. Ont., Ph.D. (1992) Tor. Phone: (604) 822-9377 E-mail: shinch@interchg.ubc.ca KIMMINS, J.P. (Hamish) Professor and Director, Forestry International Programs • Forest Ecology, Sustainability of Managed Forests, Modelling Forest Ecosystems B.Sc. (1964) N. Wales, M.Sc. (1966) Calif., Berkeley, M.Phil. (1968), Ph.D. (1970) Yale, R.P.F. (Hon.) Phone: (604) 822-3549 E-mail: kimmins@interchg.ubc.ca FACULTY AND STAFF Forest Sciences Department Forest Sciences Centre 3041 - 2424 Main Mall Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z4 CANADA Dept. Phone: (604) 822-2507 Dept. Fax: (604) 822-9102 2000 Annual Report 19 KLINKA, Karel Professor • Forest Ecology, Silvics For. Eng. (I960) Prague, Ph.D. (1976) Brit. Col., R.P.F. Phone: (604) 822-3047 E-mail: klinka@interchg.ubc.ca MARTIN, Kathy M. Professor and Associate Director, Centre for Applied Conservation Biology (Canadian Wildlife Service) • Avian Ecology and Conservation in Forest, Grassland and Alpine Ecosystems B.Sc. (1970) Prince Edward Is., M.Sc. (1973) Alta., Ph.D. (1985) Qu. Phone: (604)822-9695 E-mail: kmartin@interchg.ubc.ca FACULTY McLEAN, John A. A N D Professor and Associate Dean • Forest Entomology STAFF B.Sc. (1965), M.Sc. (1968) Auckland, Ph.D. (1976) S. Eraser, F.R.E.S., R.P.Bio. Phone: (604) 822-3360 E-mail: mclean@interchg.ubc.ca Forest Sciences Department MITCHELL, Steve j . Assistant Professor • Silviculture B.S.F. (1987), Ph.D. (1999) Brit. Col., R.P.F. Phone: (604) 822-4591 E-mail: smitchel@interchg.ubc.ca PRESCOTT, Cindy Assistant Professor • Forest Nutrition B.Sc.(Hons.) (1981) Brock, M.Sc. (1984), Ph.D. (1988) Calg. Phone: (604) 822-4701 E-mail: cpres@interchg.ubc.ca RICHARDSON, John S. Assistant Professor • Stream-riparian Ecosystems B.Sc. (1979) Tor., M.Sc. (1983) Alta., Ph.D. (1989) Brit. Col. Phone: (604) 822-6586 E-mail: jrichard@interchg.ubc.ca RITLAND, Kermit Professor and Sr. NSERC/Industrial Research Chair in Population Genetics • Population and Quantitative Genetics B.Sc. (1977) Wash., Ph.D. (1982) Calif.. Davis Phone: (604) 822-8101 E-mail: ritland@interchg.ubc.ca WATTS, Susan B. Lecturer and Assistant Dean • Forest Entomology B.Sc. (1973) N. Wales, M.F. (1976), Ph.D. (1981) Brit. Col., R.P.F. Phone: (604)822-6316 E-mail: suwatts@interchg.ubc.ca WORRALL, John G. Associate Professor and Advisor, Forest Science Program • Tree Physiology, Tree Growth Mechanisms and Climatic Influence B.Sc. (1959) Durham, B.S.F. (1963) Brit. Col., M.F. (1964), M. Phil. (1967), Ph.D. (1968) Yale Phone: (604) 822-3516 E-mail: worrall@interchg.ubc.ca • Sess ional Lecturers HARRISON, Georgie B.Sc. (S. Fraser), M.Sc. (UNBC) • Wildlife Ecology HUGGARD, Dave B.Sc.(Hons.), M.Sc. (Brit. Col.) • Forest Wildlife Ecology • Research Assoc ia tes CHAN-McLEOD, Ann C. Allaye B.S.F., M.Sc. (Brit. Col.), Ph.D. (Alaska) • Physiological Ecology KOSHY, Mathew P. B.Sc., M.Sc. (Kerala), M.Sc. (Wales), Ph.D. (Brit. Col.) • Forest Genetics MIN, Xiangjia B.S. (Shandong), M.Sc. (Beijing), Ph.D. (Hawaii) • Plant Physiology RITLAND, Carol B.Sc., M.Sc. (Brit. Col.), Ph.D. (Tor.) • Molecular Genetics SEELY, Brad B.S. (Redlands), Ph.D. (Boston) • Nutrient Dynamics and Forest Hydrology SUN, Chin B.S. (Taiwan), M.S. (Minnesota), Ph.D (Wisconsin-Madison) • Avian Community Ecology WANG, Tongli M.Sc., Ph.D. (Helsinki) • Forest Tree Breeding WELHAM, Clive B.Sc., M.Sc., (Manit.), Ph.D. (S. Fraser) • Biosciences 2 0 UBC Faculty of Forestry • Honorary Research Associates OVASKA, Kristina B.Sc. (Lakehead), M.Sc. (Acadia), Ph.D. (Vic.) • Amphibian Ecology VON EULER, Fredrik B.Sc.F., Ph.D. (Swedish Ag.) • Biodiversity Patterns • Post-doctoral Fellows G J E R L 0 V , Charlotte B.Sc.(Hons.), Ph.D. (Queen Mary Westfield) • Stream Invertebrates, Community Dynamics, Physical Habitat GOODWILLIE, Carol B.Sc. (Mass.), Ph.D. (Wash.) • Evolutionary Ecology HAMANN, Andreas M.Sc. (Germany), M.Sc. (New York St.), Ph.D. (Brit. Col.) • Quantitative Genetics, Genecology, Ecology MARSHALL, Dawn B.Sc.(Hons.) (Nfld.), Ph.D. (Tor.) • Molecular Evolution O'NEILL, Greg B.Sc., M.Sc. (Brit. Col.). Ph.D. (Oregon) • Quantitative Genetics. Tree Improvement SANDERCOCK, Brett B.Sc.(Hons.) (Brit. Col.), M.Sc. (Alberta), Ph.D. (Queen's) • Conservation Biology, Avian Demography, Population Modelling ZHANG, Yixin B.Sc. (Nanjing), Ph.D. (Umea) • Stream Ecology • Adjunct Professors ALFARO, Rene I. (Canadian Forest Service) B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. • Forest Entomology ANDISON, David (Bandaloop Landscape-Ecosystem Services) B.Sc., M.Sc., B.Arch., Ph.D. • Forest Landscape Ecology BRADLEY, Robert (University of Sherbrooke) B.Sc., Ph.D. • Ecology-Environmental Sciences BURTON, Philip J. (Sytnbios Research and Restoration) B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. • Regeneration Ecology COMEAU, Philip G. (University of Alberta) B.Sc., Ph.D. • Forest Ecology DICKINSON, Thomas E. (University College of the Cariboo) B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. • Ecology of Forest and Grassland Songbirds, High Elevation Forest Ecosystems GROSSNICKLE, Steven C. (Cellfor Inc.) B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. • Ecophysiology, Regeneration Silviculture, Physiological Genetics KIFFNEY, Peter (National Marine Fisheries Services, USA) B.S., M.S., Ph.D. • Fish and Wildlife Biology KLENNER, Walter (B.C. Ministry of Forests) B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., R.P.Bio. • Forestry Wildlife KRANNITZ, Pamela G. (Canadian Wildlife Service) B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. • Grasslands Ecology/Plant Community Ecology KURZ, Werner (ESSA Technologies Ltd.) Diplom Holzwirt, Ph.D. • Forest Ecosystem Modelling MacDONALD, John S. (Department of Fisheries and Oceans) B.Sc., Ph.D. • Fish Forestry Interaction McLELLAN, Bruce N. (B.C. Ministry of Forests) B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., R.P.Bio. • Grizzlies and Cariboo MORRISON, Duncan J. (Canadian Forest Service) B.S.F., M.Sc., Ph.D. • Root Diseases OTVOS, Imre (Canadian Forest Service) B.Sc.F., M.S., Ph.D. • Biological Control of Forest Defoliators and Insect Pathogens PRESTON, Caroline M. (Canadian Forest Service) B.Sc., M.A., Ph.D. • NMR. N-15 and Organic Matter SAFRANYIK, Laszlo (Canadian Forest Service) B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. • Forest Insect Population Dyanmics FACULTY AND STAFF Forest Sciences Department 2000 Annual Report 21 FACULTY AND STAFF Forest Sciences Department SHAMOUN, Simon (Canadian Forest Service) B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. • Plant Pathology SPITTLEHOUSE, David L. (B.C. Ministry of Forests) B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. • Environmental Physics SULLIVAN, Thomas P. (Applied Mammal Research Institute) B.Sc.(Hons.), M.Sc., Ph.D. • Wildlife Ecology SUTTON, Benjamin C. (Cellfor Inc.) B.Sc.(Hons.), Ph.D. • Molecular Biology YANCHUK, Alvin (B.C. Ministry of Forests) B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. • Gene Conservation • Staff BENOWICZ, Andy B.Sc., M.Sc. (Brit. Col.) Research Scientist BELIK, Joanne B.S.F. (Brit. Col.) Research Scientist/Technician BLEVINS, Leandra B.S. (Worcester Polytechnic Inst.), M.S. (North Carolina) Research Scientist BUDGE, Sonya B.Sc.(Hons.) (Acad.), M.Sc. (Brit. Col.) Research Assistant/Tcchnican BULL, Jennifer B.Sc. (Guelph), M.Sc. (Brit. Col.) Research Assistant/Tcchnican CHOURMOUZIS, Christine B.Sc.(Hons.), M.Sc. (Guelph) Research Scientist HODGES, Norman B.Sc. (Vic.) Computer Specialist HORNER, Maxine Departmental Secretary HOUDE, Isabelle B.Sc. (McGill), M.Sc. (Brit. Col.) Research Assistant JOHNSON, Jacklyn F. B.Sc. (Minn.) Administrator KLIMUK, Diane B.Sc. (Brit. Col.), M.Sc. (Dal.) Research Assistant/Technician KULIS, Yolanta M.Sc. (Wroclaw, Poland) Research Assistant LI, Jane B.A.(Heilongjiang Univ., China), MBA (U. Western Sydney) Financial Clerk LISSIMORE, Natalie Dip. Fish, Wildlife & Recreation (BCIT), B.Sc. (S. Fraser) Research Assistant/Technician LIU, Donna C.G.A. Administrative Clerk LOTTO, Andrew R.M.O.T. (Malaspina) Research Assistant/Technician MELLES, Stephanie B.Sc. (Tor.), M.Sc. (Brit. Col.) Research Assistant MOY, Arnold B.Sc. (Brit. Col.) Research Assistant POIRIER, Lisa B.Sc. (Guelph), M.P.M., Ph.D. (S. Fraser) Research Assistant/Technician RATSON, Susan Departmental Clerk REECE, Pam B.Sc. (Calg.), M.Sc. (Brit. Col.) Research Assistant/Technician SETO, Carrie B.A. (HK) Administrative Assistant STALEY, Candis Research Assistant/Technician SUTHERLAND, Glenn B.Sc. (Manit.), M.Sc. and Ph.D. (Brit. Col.) Research Assistant TAN, Pauline B.Sc. (De la Salle, The Philippines), C P A. Financial Clerk TUYTEL, Joanne B.S.F. (Brit. Col.) Research Assistant/Technician VARGA, Pal B.S.F., M.Sc. (Brit. Col.) Research Scientist 2 2 UBC Faculty of Forestry VERNIER, Pierre B.A., M.Sc. (Brit. Col.) Research Scientist WELLS, Ralph B.Sc., M.Sc. (S. Fraser) Research Scientist Promot ion PRESCOTT, Cindy - promoted to associate professor effective July 1, 2001. • New Faculty A p p o i n t m e n t Dr. John Richardson has joined the Forest Sciences Department as a full-time assistant professor in the field of riparian zone ecology. For the past five years John has been the senior scientist of the Wildlife Branch of B.C. Environ- ment and an assistant professor (part-time) housed at UBC. A C H I E V E M E N T S IN 2 0 0 0 - 0 1 • Dr. Sally Aitkcn has been central in the establishment of the Centre for Forest Gene Conservation based on a $1.68 million 7-year program, the first two years of which have been firmly funded. Funding is largely provincial, and issues to he addressed includc development of a comprehensive gene conservation strategy for B.C. forest tree species, genetic aspects of certification, and genetic diversity and optimal conservation strategies for a variety of species. Dr. Aitken is the director of the Centre with Dr. Gene Namkoong as the senior technical advisor. • Dr. Cindy Prescott has developed a new fourth year course in agroforeslry. The course is available to undergraduate and graduate students in the Faculties of Agriculture and Forestry, and covers topics such as agro- forestry systems, woodlot management, non- timber forest products, ethnobotany and soil fertility management. • Dr. Fred Bunnell has received the 2000 BC Science and Technology Award for his work in sustainable forestry. • Dr. John Worrall received the 2000/2001 Margaret Fulton Award for outstanding contribution to the undergraduate experience. • Norman Hodges was hired as the computer specialist to provide computer and network support to the Department. • The Academic plan for the Department was completed and adopted. • An advanced training course in Forest Gene Resources Management was successfully offered during the summer of 2000. • Dr. Jorg Bohlmann received a CFI New Opportunities Grant and established a new Bioanalytical Laboratory with modern GC- MS and Radio-GC infrastructure for analysis of natural products and extractives. • Drs. Bohlmann and Ritland together with two other UBC investigators, Drs. Douglas and Ellis, developed a successful project proposal for Genome BC/Genomc Canada for a Forestry Genome Project at UBC to be supported with approximately $10 million over 3.5 years. The Forestry Genome Project has been approved for funding by Genome BC and Genome Canada. P L A N S F O R 2 0 0 1 - 0 2 • f he search to fill Dr. Tim Ballard's position in Forestry and Agricultural Sciences will be initiated. • With the approaching retirements of Drs. Barker and Klinka. we will be preparing to recruit replacement faculty during 2001/02. • Maintain high level of proposals to NSERC, Forest Renewal BC and other funding agencies. • A major revision of undergraduate teaching in the FRM and FOPR programs will require the introduction of a new course in ecology and silvics this year, and preparation for an integrated course in forest sciences to be taught for the first time next year. • The Forestry Genome Project will start operating with its central laboratory in the Forest Sciences Centre directed by Drs. Bohlmann, Ritland. Douglas and Ellis. A leading genomic data and technology platform will be developed for white spruce and poplar. ACHIEVEMENTS AND PLANS Forest Sciences Department 2000 Annual Report 23 WOOD SCIENCE DEPARTMENT John Ruddick Acting Head Colette Breuil Simon Ellis Thomas Maness David Cohen Robert Kozak Shawn Mansfield David Barrett Patrick Cramond Frank Lam Helmut Prion Stavros Avramidis Jack Saddler Gregory Smith WOOD SCIENCE DEPARTMENT RUDDICK, John N.R. Professor and Acting Head • Wood Preservation B.Sc. (1965), M.Sc. (1966) Newcastle, Ph.D. (1970) Lond. Phone: (604) 822-3736 E-mail: ruddick@interchg.ubc.ca AVRAMIDIS, Stavros Professor • Wood Physics and Drying B.S.F. (1981) Thessaloniki, M.S. (1983), Ph.D. (1986) SUNY, Syracuse, F.l.W.Sc. Phone: (604) 822-6153 E-mail: stavros@interchg.ubc.ca BARRETT, J. David Professor • Wood Products Engineering B.A.Sc. (1965) Brit. Col., Ph.D. (1973) Calif., Berkeley, F.I.A.W.S., P. Eng. Phone: (604) 822-5852 E-mail: dbarrett@interchg.ubc.ca BREUIL, Colette Professor and Associate Dean • Forest Products Biotechnology B.Sc. (1971) Lyon, M.Sc. (1974) Ottawa, Ph.D. (1977) Lyon Phone: (604) 822-9738 E-mail: breuil@interchg.ube.ca COHEN, David H. Associate Professor and Interim Director, Centre for Advanced Wood Processing • Forest Products Marketing and Management Dipl. For. Tech. (1976) Selkirk, B.Sc. (1986) Idaho, Ph.D. (1989) Virginia Polytech. Phone: (604) 822-6716 E-maiI: dcohen@interchg.ubc.ca CRAMOND, Patrick Instructor I (Wood Science, Mechanical Engineering) • Wood Products Processing B.A.Sc. (1974) Brit. Col., P. Eng. Phone: (604) 822-1287 E-mail: pcramond@mech.ubc.ca ELLIS, Simon C. Associate Professor and Director, Wood Products Processing Program • Wood Anatomy and Quality B.Sc.(Hons.) (1983) N. Wales, M.Sc. (1986), Ph.D. (1989) Brit. Col. Phone: (604) 822-3551 E-mail: sellis@interchg.ubc.ca KOZAK, Robert A. Assistant Professor • Forest Products Business Management B.Sc. (1988), Ph.D. (1996) Brit. Col. Phone: (604) 822-2402 E-mail: rkozak@interchg.ubc.ca LAM, Frank Associate Professor • Wood Mechanics B.A.Sc. (1982), M.A.Sc. (1985), Ph.D. (1992) Brit. Col., F.l.W.Sc., P. Eng. Phone: (604) 822-6526 E-mail: franklam@interchg.ubc.ca MANESS, Thomas Associate Professor • Forest Economics and Systems Analysis B.S.F. (1979) W. Virginia, M.Sc. (1981) Virginia FACULTY Polytech., Ph.D. (1989) Wash. Phone: (604) 822-2150 A N D E-mail: maness@interchg.ubc.ca STAFF MANSFIELD, Shawn D. Assistant Professor • Biotechnology and Chemistry of Wood Fibres B.Sc.(Hons.) (1992) Mt. Allison, M.Sc. (1994) Dal., Ph.D. (1997) Brit. Col. Phone: (604)822-0196 E-mail: shawnman@interchg.ubc.ca Wood Science Department Forest Sciences Centre PRION, Helmut G.L. 4041 - 2424 Main Mall Associate Professor (Wood Science, Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z4 Civil Engineering) CANADA • Engineered Timber Structures Design B.Eng.(Hons.) (1974) Stellenbosch, Dept. Phone: (604)822-9352 Ph.D. (1987) Tor., P. Eng. Dept. Fax: (604)822-9104 Phone: (604) 822-3864 E-mail: woodubc@interchg.ubc.< E-mail: prion@civil.ube.ca Web site: www.wood.ubc.ca SADDLER, Jack N. Professor, NSERC Industrial Senior Chair and Dean • Forest Products Biotechnology B.Sc.(Hons.) (1975) Edin., Ph.D. (1978) Glas. Phone: (604) 822-2467 E-mail: saddler@interchg.ubc.ca SMITH, Gregory Assistant Professor • Polymer Science B.A.Sc. (1988) Brit. Col., M.A.Sc. (1992), D.Sc.T. (1996) Swiss Federal Inst. Phone: (604) 822-0081 E-mail: gdsmith@interchg.ubc.ca 2000 Annual Report 2 5 • Research Associates • Staff FACULTY AND STAFF Wood Science Department ESTEGHLALIAN, Alireza B.Sc. (Tehran), Ph.D. (Oregon) • Forest Products Biotechnology KIM, Seong-Hwan B.Sc., M.Sc. (Korea), Ph.D. (Brit. Col.) • Forest Products Biotechnology • Post-doctoral Fellows MAIS, Ursula M.Sc., Ph.D. (Vienna Univ. Technology, Austria) • Byconversion, Enzymatic Hydrolysis YANG, Bin B.Sc., M .Sc., Ph.D. (S. China U. of Tech.) • Forest Products Biotechnology YANG, Zhijun B.Sc. (Shenyang Pharmaceutical Univ., China) Ph.D. (Chiba Univ., Japan) • Wood Chemistry Analysis i Adjunct Professors BEATSON, Roger (British Columbia Institute of Technology) B.Sc., Ph.D., Ph.D. • Pulp and Paper Chemistry CHOW, Suezone (Canadian Forest Products) B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., O.B.C. • Forest Products Chemistry DINUS, Ronald (Consultant) B.S., M.Sc., Ph.D. • Wood and Fibre Quality GASTON, Chris (Forintek Canada Inc.) B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. • Forest Products Marketing MORRIS, PAUL (Forintek Canada Inc.) B.Sc., Ph.D. • Preservation and Protection PROCTER, Alan R. (Consultant) B.Sc., Ph.D. • Research and Techology Management ABAYAKOON, Sarath B.Sc.Eng. (Peradeniya), M.A.Sc., Ph.D. (Brit. Col.) Research Engineer BORTHWICK, Barbara Administrative Assistant FANG, Fang B.Sc. (Capital Normal Univ., Beijing), M.Sc. (Brit. Col.) Research Assistant/Technician GREGG, David B.Sc. (Calg.), M.A.Sc. (Brit. Col.) Research Scientist HASTINGS, Diana B.Sc. (Brit. Col.) Research Assistant/Technician LEE, George B.Sc. (China), M.Sc. (Oregon State) Wood Engineer Scientist LOUIE, Winnie B.Sc. (Brit. Col.) Research Assistant/Technician McKELLAR, Sandy B.Sc. (Brit. Col.) Student Affairs and Public Relations MYRONUK, Robert Dipl. Tech. (BCIT) Research Support Services Supervisor WANG, Yin Tang B.Eng., M.Eng. (Hohai Univ., China) Wood Engineering Scientist WHITTAKER, Leslie Secretary ZHAO, Jay B.A.Sc. (Tsinghua Univ., Beijing), M.A.Sc., Ph.D. (Brit. Col.) Computer Specialist 2 6 UBC Faculty of Forestry A C H I E V E M E N T S I N 2000-01 P L A N S F O R 2001-02 Dr. Jack Saddler acccpted (he position of dean of the Faculty. Dr. John Ruddick assumed the role of interim head of Wood Science. Dr. Ellis was appointed as interim director of the Wood Products Processing Program. Dr. David Cohen took the role of interim director of the Centre for Advanced Wood Processing. Plans are well advanced for the hiring of two new faculty by September, to teach Industrial Engineering and Secondary Manufacturing in the undergraduate program. Wc successfully completed the draft Wood Science and Technology Unit Plan which outlines the projected hiring strategy, teach- ing plan and research focus for the next five years. Hired a new Co-operative Education coordinator. We maintained 100% placement of under- graduate Wood Products Processing Co- operative Education students with wood processing companies across Canada and internationally. Wc produced our third (and largest class) of approximately 19 graduates. Dr. Robert Kozak received the Faculty of Forestry Killam Teaching Award for 2000- 2001. Faculty members from the Fachhochschule Rosenheim and the Berner Fachhochschule continue to make a significant contribution to the design and delivery of the Wood Products Processing Program. Drs. Robert Kozak and Thomas Maness together with Dr. Gary Schajer (Mechanical Engineering) were awarded an NSERC Strategic Grant. Dr. Stavros Avramidis received an NSERC Technology Partnership Award with Heat- wave Drying Systems for radio frequency drying research. Drs. Mansfield and Smith received NSERC project research grants for the first time, while Drs. Avramidis, Maness and Paszner were awarded new research project funding. Drs. Barrett, Lam, Ruddick and Saddler received ongoing NSERC project support. • We will finalize the Wood Science and Technology Unit Plan within the context of the Faculty Unit Plan. • We will hire a new Department Head. • An assistant professor in Wood and Fibre Quality, identified in the Unit Plan, will be hired. • We will continue to collaborate with Civil Engineering and Architecture in the creation of a Chair for a Centre of Wood Building Design. • With the loss of chemical expertise (Drs. Laszlo Paszner and Paul Steiner) during the past five years, the department will finalize a strategy to provide ongoing teaching and research in the chemistry of wood products. • We will undertake a review of the Wood Products Processing Program curriculum. • A strategy will be developed to support the addition of a faculty position in recycling and reuse of wood. • Wc will actively support the development of a joint Faculty of Forestry and Commerce initiative to create an MBA degree with a Forestry focus. • The faculty will continue to vigorously pursue federal and provincial support for wood products research. ACHIEVEMENTS AND PLANS Wood Science Department 2000 Annual Report 27 UNIVERSITY RESEARCH FORESTS DAY, Ken B.Sc.F.fHons.), M.F., R.P.F. Director University Research Forests and Manager Alex Fraser Research Forest Williams Lake E-mail: kenday@interchg.ubc.ca TRETHEWEY, Claire B.Sc., R.P.F., R.P.Bio. Research Forester Alex Fraser Research Forest E-mail: trethewa@interchg.ubc.ca Alex Fraser Research Forest 72 S. 7'" Avenue Williams Lake, B.C. V2G 4N5 Phone: (250) 392-2207 Fax: (250) 398-5708 LAWSON, Paul B.S.F., M.B.A., R.P.F. Manager Malcolm Knapp Research Forest Maple Ridge E-mail: plawson@interchg.ubc.ca POWER, Cheryl B.S.F., R.P.F. Resident Forester Malcolm Knapp Research Forest Maple Ridge E-mail: power@interchg.ubc.ca Malcolm Knapp Research Forest 14500 Silver Valley Road Maple Ridge, B.C. V4R 2R3 Phone: (604)463-8148 Fax: (604)463-2712 THE Faculty of Forestry operates two Research Forests: the Malcolm Knapp Research Forest (MKRF) near Maple Ridge on the coast, and the Alex Fraser Research Forest (AFRF) near Williams Lake in the central interior of B.C. The mission of the Research Forests is to support the Faculty of Forestry in serving the people of B.C. through teaching and research. This is accomplished by hosting research from a wide variety of disciplines, in order to create teaching opportunities for students from UBC, other post-secondary institutions, and continuing education programs. The location of the forests, covering five biogeoclimatic zones and three tenure systems, offers a wide variety of research and education opportunities. The Research Forests host three field schools for UBC students: the fall field course for third year students at Alex Fraser Research Forest; a spring field course for fourth year students at Malcolm Knapp Research Forest; and sections of the conservation field course which are held on both forests. Facilities to house students at the Research Forests have been at or above capacity for several years during our recent peak in undergraduate enrolment. A C H I E V E M E N T S IN 2 0 0 0 - 0 1 • Re-acquired management control of the Loon Lake Camp at MKRF, and began redevelop- ment into the Loon Lake Outdoor Education Centre. The camp will now operate as an eco- tourism resort in a working forest, providing research and teaching opportunities in forest recreation. • Completed the development of the Aleza Lake Research Forest Society, in cooperation with UNBC. John McLean and Ken Day represent UBC on the Board of Directors. • Initiated management planning and harvest rate calculations on both AFRF and MKRF. At M K R F significant work has been done to update history records from past harvesting and silviculture activities, so that accurate yield analyses can be completed. • Created a public advisory group for (he MKRF. • Harvested a combined total of nearly 50,000 nr from 155 ha between the two forests. Commercial thinning at MKRF and mountain pine beetle salvage at AFRF featured strongly in the harvesting program. Harvesting at MKRF featured partial retention systems on visually sensitive slopes, and staff at AFRF experimented with a wide range of silvicul- Ken Day Director tural systems. Continued efforts to diversify our range of products improved the average market value of the timber. • Conducted silviculture operations on both forests, included surveys on 650 ha, planting on 78 ha, site preparation on 130 ha and stand tending on 83 ha. • Opened 38 new research files, evenly split between the two forests. A total of 940 research projects have been initiated since 1949. Recent projects lend to be collaborative, with participants from a wide range of academic, government, institutional and corporate organizations. • Directly supported six graduate students through planning and operations projects. • Conducted three field courses for UBC Faculty of Forestry students, plus a variety of other university, technical and public school audiences. Conducted numerous continuing education tours and workshops. • Employed five forestry undergraduate students in summer positions, and hosted (wo interna- tional interns, who contributed to the opera- tional programs of both forests. • Presented papers and posters at a variety of technical and continuing education events. • Participated in a review of land-use planning for mule deer winter range in the Cariboo Forest Region. P L A N S F O R 2 0 0 1 - 0 2 • Complete management planning and yield analysis for both forests. • Continue redevelopment of Loon Lake Outdoor Education Centre, including a fundraising campaign. • Continue aggressive salvage harvesting of mountain pine beetle damage and broken timber at AFRF. • Continue design and planning of the AFRF Headquarters. • Continue to enhance education activities within the Faculty of Forestry. • Increase participation in external continuing education and service work. 2 8 UBC Faculty of Forestry OFFICES, AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS ALONGSIDE their teaching and research commitments, most Faculty members have committee responsibilities with off-campus organizations and groups. These involvements are listed below together with various distinctions and awards (in bold-face type) bestowed on Faculty members during the past year. AITKEN, S.N. • Chair, BC Forest Genetics Council Coastal Technical Advisory Committee. • Chair, Proposal Evaluation Subcommittee, Operational Tree Improvement Program, Forest Genetics Council. • Member, Gene Conservation Technical Advisory Committee, Forest Genetics Council. • Associate Editor, Can. J. For. Res. • Member, Forest Genetics Council. ALILA, Y. • Nominated for the Faculty of Forestry Annual Teaching Award. ARCESE, P. • Elected Fellow of the American Ornithologist 's Union. • Science Advisor, Joint Solutions/CCLRMP. • Editor, Journal of Avian Biology. • Science Advisor, Marbled Murrclet Recovery Team. • Member, Weyerhaeuser Adaptive Management Group. BALLARD, T. • Member, Township of Langley Agricultural Advisory Committee. • Member, ABCPF Academic Standards Forest Soils Subcommittee. BARKER, J.E. • Member, Forest Gcnctics Council. • Member, Forest Productivity Council. • Member, FERIC Advisory Committee. • Board Member, Southern Interior Forest Extension and Research Partnership. • Member, FRBC-BC Science Council Project Review Committee. • Member, Natural Resources Canada Program Advisory Committee. • Chair, North Vancouver District Community Services Advisory Council. • Chair, Cascadia Society for Social Working. • Secretary, Lynn Valley Community Association. • Member, ABCPF Academic Standards Subcommittee. BARRETT. J.D. • Chair, CSA 086 Sawn Lumber Committee and Member, CSA Main Committee. . Chair, ISO TCI65 Working Group 5 Characteristic Values Committee. • Member, Standards Committee, National Lumber Grades Authority. • Board Member, Society of Wood Science and Technology. • Member, Zairai Lumber Partnership Working Groups. • Member, Lumber Task Group, National Lumber Grades Authority. • Board Member, WoodLINKS Society. • Member, WoodWORKS Committee. BENDICKSON, D.F. • Treasurer, Canadian Institute of Forestry. BULL, G.Q. • Member, Sustainable Development Indicators Steering Committee, National Round Table on Environment and Economy. • NRE Site Researcher, Port Alice, B.C. for Canadian Rural Restructuring Foundation. • Coordinator, 4.04 Forest Management, Planning and Managerial Economics, IUFRO. • Member, Pacific Rim Sustainable Forestry Initiative, Forest Trends. • Advisor, Economics of Wood Supply Research, FAO. • Advisor, Lowe's Healthy Forest Advisory Board. • Advisor, Blue Ribbon Panel, Climate Change Partners Inc. BREUIL, C. • Member, NSERC Advisory Committee, University-Industry Grants. • Member, FCAR Committee. • Member, BCIT Biotechnology Committee. 2000 Annual Report 2 9 OFFICES, AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS BUNNELL, F.L. • 2000 SCBC Science and Technology Award (research through solutions). • Member, Joint Solutions Steering Committee (Central Coast). • Member, Vancouver Foundation Environment Committee. • Member, Arrow District Innovative Forest Practices Agreement. • Member, Steering Committee, Enhanced Forest Management Pilot Program. • Member, Riverside Pilot Advisory Committee. • Member, Weyerhaeuser Adaptive Management Working Group. CHANWAY, C. • Editor, Microbial Ecology Section, Canadian Journal of Microbiology. COHEN, D.H. • Member, FRBC Value-Added Advisory Committee. • Member, Advisory Committee, Forintek Technology Transfer Program. • Member, CFS Value-Added Research Technical Advisory Committee. • Member, WoodLINKS Board of Directors. • Committee Member, Conferences and Books for Forest Products Society. ELLIS, S.C. • Chair, ABCPF Material Properties of Wood Academic Standard Subcommittee. • Director, WoodLINKS Society. FANNIN, R . J . • Recipient, UNFAO Academic Exchange Award. • Nominee, Faculty of Forestry Killam Teaching Award. • Chair, Geosynthetics Division, Canadian Geotechnical Society. • Associate Editor, Can. Geotech. J. • Member, Board of Directors, FMIBC. FELLER, M.C. • Associate Editor, Northwest Science. • Member, B.C. Medical Association Environmental Health Committee. • Member, Sicamous Silvicultural Systems Research Project Management Committee. GUY, R.D. • Appointed to College of Reviewers, Canada Research Chairs Program. • Associate Editor, Can. J. Botany. • Member, University of Victoria Forest Biology Advisory Committee. • Member, ABCPF Dendrology Subcommittee. HALEY, D. • Appointed Member, Community Forestry Advisory Committee. • Associate Editor, Can. J. For. Res. • Member, Editorial Board, UBC Press. • Director, Galiano Island Forest Association. HINCH, S. • 2000-2001 UBC Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Faculty Research Fellowship. • Review Panel for Technical Working Group Report for the State of Oregon Temperature Criteria Program. • Reviewer for Great Lakes Fishery Commission Research Program. INNES, J. • Chair, BC Greenhouse Gas Accord Committee. • Member, Environmental Fund Scientific Technical Screening Committee, BC Oil and Gas Commission. • Member, Salmon Conservation Validation Monitoring Panel, Washington. • Member, Interdisciplinary Committee, World Cultural Council. • Coordinator, IUFRO Task Force on Environmental Change. • Member, IUFRO Executive Board. • Member, IUFRO Publications Committee. . Chair, IUFRO 2005 Congress Scientific Committee. • Member, Editorial Board, B.C. Journal of Ecosystems and Management. • Member, Organising Committee, North American Air Pollution Workshop. • Member, SCBC Ecosystem Productivity and Management Review Committee. • Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Encyclopedia of Forest Sciences (Academic Press). 3 0 UBC Faculty of Forestry KIMMINS, J.P. • Member, UNESCO World Commission COMEST: Commission on (he Ethics of Science and Technology. • Chair, UNESCO World Subcommittee on the Ethics of Energy. • Chair, Forest Impacts Monitoring Board, SERM. • Associate Editor, Environmental Reviews. • Associate Editor, Forestry. • Moderator of Industry/MoF Negotiations on Boreal Mixedwood Management. • Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Mistik Management, Saskatchewan. • Honorary Professor, Nanjing Forestry University. • Member, the Forest Project Science Advisory Board, Weyerhaeuser Canada. • Member, Stakeholders Board, Interior. KLINKA, K. • Member, BCMoF Site Productivity Working Group. KOZAK, R.A. • 2001 Killiam Teaching Prize. • Member, Wood Products Quality Council of Canada. • Member, Institute of Wood Science. LeMAY, V.M. • Deputy Chair and Co-Chair, IUFRO 4.02 Working Group 2001 on Growth and Yield. • Associate Editor, Forestry Chronicle. • Associate Editor, Can. J. For. Research. • Member, CIF Ring Allocation Committee. • Member, Stand Management Cooperative Policy Committee (western U.S. and B.C.). • Member, Canadian Forest Inventory Committee, Mensuration Subcommittee. • Member. B.C. Forest Productivity Council. • Member, FRBC Ecosystem Productivity and Management Committee. • Member, CSA Scaling Committee. MANESS, T . • Chairman, Industrial Engineering and Operations Working Group, Wood Processing Division, IUFRO. • Executive Director, Wood Products Quality Council of Canada. MARSHALL, P . L . • Elected Council Member, ABCPF. • Member, ABCPF Academic Appeals Committee. • Chair, ABCPF Board of Examiners. • Member, Canadian Forestry Accreditation Board. • Associate Editor, Forestry Chronicle. • Member, University-College Forestry Articulation Committee. MARTIN, K.M. • Associate Editor, Wildlife Biology. • President, Society for Canadian Ornithologists. • Canadian Representative to IUCN/ICBP Specialist Group for Galliformes Committee. • Elected as Fellow of American Ornithologists' Union • Member, Scientific Review Panel, Wildlife Habitat Canada Research Advisory Committee. • Chair, Vancouver Island Marmot Scientific Advisory Committee. • Member, NSERC Industrial Research Chair, Site Visit Committee. • Member, Brewster/Cones Awards Committee, American Ornithologists' Union. McLEAN, J. A . • Member, National Forest Strategy. . Member, FORCAST. • Member, Association of University Forestry Schools of Canada. MITCHELL, S . J . • Chair, ABCPF Academic Standards Silviculture Subcommittee. • Member. ABCPF Academic Standards Committee. MOORE, R.D. • Named "Professeur Invite a 1'INRS- Eau", University of Quebec. • Vice-President, Canadian Geophysical Union, Hydrology Section. • Past President, Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, B.C. • Chair, FRBC Proposal Review Committee. OFFICES, AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS 2000 Annual Report 31 OFFICES, AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS • Executive Member, Canadian National Committee, International Association for Hydrological Science. • Program Chair, 2001 Meeting of the Canadian Geophysical Union, Hydrology Section. MURTHA, P.A. • Associate Fellowship Award, Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute, Ottawa. • Co-Chair, BCMoELP Remote Sensing Strategy Committee. • Emeritus Membership, American Society Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. • Associate Editor, Forestry Chronicle. • Member, Remote Sensing Committee, BC Advanced Systems Institute. NELSON, J . D . • Member, FERIC Forest Engineering Advisory Committee. • Member, ABCPF Forest Harvesting Academic Standards Committee. • Member, Biodiversity Peer Review Committee, SCBC/FRBC. PRESCOTT, C. • Appointed Editor, Canadian Journal of Forest Research (2000-2005). • Chair, Grant Review Panel, Academy of Finland. PRION, H.G.L. • Member, Provincial Steering Committee, Woodworks Project. • Member, Timber Design Code Committee. RICHARDSON, J.S. • Trustee (1999-2003), North American Benthological Society Endownment Fund. • Member, North American Benthological Society. • Co-chair, Oregon Spotted Frog Recovery Team (listed "endangered" in Canada). • Member, Ecological Society of America. • Member, British Ecological Society. • Member, SCBC Review Panel for FRBC Research Program. • Member, South Okanagan-Similkameen Conservation Program Scientific Technical Committee. RITLAND, K. • Member, NSERC Genomics Selection Committee. • Member, NSERC Chair Proposal in Forest Genetics and Biotechnology, Dalhousie University. • Associate Editor, The American Naturalist. • Associate Editor, Can. J. Botany. • Member, Canadian Foundation for Innovation in the "Post-genomics" Era. RUDDICK, J . N . R . • Top Teacher, Wood Science. • Vice Chair, Canadian Standards Association Technical Committee. • Executive Director, Canadian Wood Preservation Association. • Past President, International Research Group on Wood Preservation. • Vicc President, American Wood Preservers Association • Head, Canadian Delegation, ISO T C I 6 5 Task Force. SADDLER, J . N . • Member, Bioenergy Advisory Board, Natural Resources Canada. • Member, BCMoELP Wood Ethanol Technology Committee. SHEPPARD, S.R.J. • Member, Steering Committee, 2002 National Conference on Visual Landscapes, Washington, D.C. • Member, 2001 Organising Committee of Looking Beyond the Trees, International VRM Conference, Kamloops, B.C. WATTS, S.B. • Member, ABCPF Biometry Academic Standards Committee. WORRALL, J.G. . 2000/2001 Margaret Fulton Award for outstanding contribution to the under- graduate experience. 3 2 UBC Faculty of Forestry EXTRAMURAL FUNDING & SPONSORED RESEARCH OVERALL, our extramural funding levels increased by 5% this past year. Funds from federal ($2,721,000) and private sources ($1,756,000) strengthened while provincial support at $3,826,000, was similar to last year's level. A steady presence in the international arena provided us with valuable off-shore linkages, primarily in Japan. ($ 000) 12,000 10,000 8,000 6,000 4,000 2,000 1980/1 1982/3 1984/5 1986/7 1988/9 1990/1 1992/3 1994/5 1996/7 1998/9 2000/1 Extramural Funds ($000) per Faculty Member* 34 40 74 104 132 141 121 289 255 231 ' C a l c u l a t e d f rom ope ra t i ng budge t suppo r t ed Facu l ty members . Operating budget, extramural funding and research activity 1980/81 - 2000/01 Our research funding for this year is listed on the following pages. A review of these research areas shows the wide range of subjects addressed in the Faculty. The basic forest sciences continue to be well supported and include molecular diag- nostic techniques. Several studies draw on the resources of the Genetic Data Centre, as well as the Centre for Forest Gene Conservation. There is increasing interest in managing mixed species stands and this poses challenging problems in growth and yield studies as well as continuing studies of the diversity of other organisms that occupy these more complex ecosystems. Exten- sive research on the ecology of these stands, nutrient cycling, decomposition, as well as insect and disease impacts are being incorporated into increasingly sophisticated models. Watershed management, slope stability, ripar- ian zone management and protection of diversity are additional topics that are being investigated. Sophisticated modeling and visualization capa- bilities in the Collaborative for Advanced Land- scape Planning are being developed and applied in several studies, improving our ability to communicate and design management options as well as cultural/spiritual values of First Nations and other communities. Wood products research is focussing on the production of stable long lasting wood products through improved drying techniques including the application of RF techniques. Quality assurance programs developed for high speed processing centers help to improve returns per unit processed. Detailed property profiles for various wood species are under development to ensure that Canadian products are acceptable in world markets. In addition, we also received endowment income of $1,330,053, up slightly from our 1999/00 value. This funding is provided by endowments from FRBC in support of five Chairs in the Faculty, and the following additional sources: • Weyerhaeuser, MacMillan Bloedel and Forintek (Chair in Forest Products Biotechnology); • Forest Renewal BC (CAWP); • the Imajo Cedar Management Fund; • the Kathleen and Sheldon Rothwell Fund; • the Namkoong Family Teaching Exchange and Research Endowment; and • the Burgess-Lane Lectureship and Schaffer Lectureship endowments. Extramural funding sources 2000/01 (excluding endowments) Source $000 Federal NSERC/SSHRC 2,087 24.1 Other 634 7.3 Subtotal 2,721 31.4 Provincial FRBC/SCBC 2,858 33.1 MoF 550 6.5 Other 418 4.8 Subtotal 3,826 44.4 Private Industry 1,648 19.1 Other 108 1.3 Subtotal 1,756 20.4 International 332 3.8 Total 8,635 100% McLEAN, John B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. Associate Dean, Research Phone: (604)822-3360 Fax: (604) 822-8645 E-mail: mclean@interchg.ubc.ca 2000 Annual Report 3 3 The following list reflects research funding obtained between April 1, 2000 and March 31, 2001 EXTRAMURAL FUNDING & SPONSORED RESEARCH S.N. Aitken • Junior Industrial Research Chair in population g e n e t i c s (NSERC/OTIP/ lndustry $205,864) • Seed transfer of Douglas-fir in the sub- maritime seed zone: Assessment of drought response and vulnerability to cavitation (FRBC $65,002) • Proposal to establish a Centre for Forest Gene Conservation at UBC (FRBC $183,700) • Developing "hands-on" labs to learn concepts in genetic diversity (T I .EF $22,829) • Adaption and gene How in conifers (NSERC $16,000) Y. Alila • Development of an operational hydrologic model for forested mountainous watersheds in B.C. interior (BCASI $45,000) P. Areese • Population viability methods review (BCMoF $9,765) • The population demography and genetics of island birds (NSERC $39,500) S. Avramidis • Evaluation of drying and redrying of baby- squares and Hirakaku hemfir (Coast Forest Lumber Assoc. $56,700) • C.A.R.P. stability simulation project (Phase 2) (Coast Forest Lumber Assoc. $25,673) • Fundamentals of internal physical processes in wood under dielectric heating and vacuum drying (Heatwave Drying Systems $68,040) • Surface emission coefficient of wood in the hygroscopic range (NSERC $24,602) • The demonstration of increased fiber utiliza- tion using optimized lumber sorting and radio frequency vacuum drying (NSERC $90,000) J.D. Barrett • Engineering properties of yellow cedar and sitka spruce (Phase II) (Coast Forest Lumber Assoc. $81,000) • Reliability of wood-based materials (NSERC $20,790) J. Bohlmann • Bioanalytical infrastructure (CF I /BCKDF $385,800) • Terpenoid defenses in spruce (NSERC $48,000) • Strategies to improve genetic resistance to white pine weevil attack in spruce (NSERC $107,345) • Tryptophan insensitive anthranilate synthase (Renessen LLC/Monsanto $14,879) • Identification of seed production parents for resistance to the white pine weevil (OTIP $18,000) C. Breuil • Cartapip: A potential control agent at harvest sites for the sapstaining fungi that infect Canadian softwood (AgraSol /For intek /NSERC $80,000) • Mechanism of pigmentation in different groups of stain fungi affecting Canadian lumber (Forintek $3,300) • Development of a biological control strategy against deep stain of Canadian softwood logs (NSERC $60,000) • Molecular diagnostics of Ophiostonui and related fungi affecting international trade and causing tree diseases (NSERC $123,750) • Monitoring extractives and fungi in wood chips as markers for chip quality and fibre recovery under a well-managed chip pile ( N S E R C $85,650) • Role of proteinase and lipase in fungal growth and pigment production in staining fungi (NSERC $20,800) G.Q. Bull • Carbon accounting system ( B C M o F $125,000) F.L. Bunnell • Extension products to assist sustaining biological diversity in managed stands (FRBC $95,455) • Habitat modelling in the Invermere enhanced forest management pilot project area (FRBC $22,225) • Vertebrate relations to late successional stages in coastal western hemlock forests (MacMi l lan Bloedel $14,000) • Landscape issues in sustainable forest management: Statistical methods and tools for projecting consequences of management actions ( N C E / S F M N $40,000) • Evaluating biological and economic impli- cations of structure-based management in coastal forests (NSERC/CFS/Weyerhaeuser Canada $198,330) 3 4 UBC Faculty of Forestry • Spatially-based habitat and forest develop- ment planning (FRBC $10,000) • Central coast spatially-based habitat and forest development planning (Western Forest Products $108,261) • Defining habitat conservation areas for tailed frogs (Ascaphus truei) (Wildlife Habitat Canada $13,872) A. Chan-McLeod • Effects of variable retention logging on movement patterns and use by red-legged frogs (Weyerhaeuser Canada $68,000) C.P. Chanway • Evaluation of IBR compost on growth of plants (co-investigators) ( IRAP $35,000) • Nitrogen-fixing bacterial endophytes of pine and cedar (Global Forest / lmajo $7,100) • Bacterial endophytes of gymnospcrms: Mutualists or opportunists? (NSERC $36,960) I).H. Cohen • General market research (Fletcher Chal lenge Canada / ICFRE $8,560) • Technology for full exploitation of wood (Int'l Env i ronmenta l Inst. $191,305) K. Day • An extension strategy for the UBC/Alex Fraser Research Forest (FRBC $9,932) Y. El-Kassaby • Genetic diversity and population structure of Valdensinia heterodoxa and its target weed salal, Gaidtheria shcdlon (NRC $7,500) S.C. Ellis • Short clear strength testing of western h e m l o c k ( B C M o F $2,500) R.J. Fannin • An integrated decision support tool for landslide risk analysis (Western Forest Products $5,000) • Geotextile filtration design and landslide risk assessment (NSERC $28,000) • Geophysical techniques for analysis of seepage (low (BC Hydro $23,200) M.C. Feller • Fuel dynamics in CWH zone forests ( Imajo $6,780) S. Glenn • Landscape constraints on microsite pro- cesses affecting Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii var. glauca) encroachment in Chilcotin grasslands of British Columbia (NSERC $13,440) R.D. Guy • Productive, stress resistant poplar genotypes for Canada's regions (BIOCAP $34,874) • Physiological basis of resource-use effi- ciency trade-offs in trees (NSERC $44,000) D. Haley • Forest tenure reform in British Columbia (SSHRC $6,000) S.G. Hinch • Energetics of anadromous fish (NSERC $18,000) • Video analysis of juvenile chinook salmon (NSERC S3,000) • Modelling energy-use and behaviour of up-river migrating adult Pacific salmon (UBC Killam $15,000) G. Hoberg • Forest tenure reform in British Columbia (SSHRC $6,000) J.L.Innes • Framework for ecosystem sustainability: Investigation of issues related to slope stability, socio-economics, advanced computer visualization and extension and education in the Arrow Forest District (co-investigators: Kimmins, Meitner, S h c p p a r d ) (FRBC $270,900) • Monitoring sustainable forest management at Lignum: An evaluation of ongoing activities (L ignum $25,000) • Legacy l: BORNET ( N C E / S F M N $55,000) J.P. Kimmins • Modelling salal and cedar (FRBC $10,000) • Assessment of the sustainability of forest ecosystems and evaluation of indicators of sustainable forest management (FRBC $15,000) • Modelling management impacts of alterna- tive harvesting systems in Saskatchewan boreal mixed wood forest (NSERC/Mist ik Management $86,760) • Forest ecology learning enhancement tool (TLEF $11,125) EXTRAMURAL FUNDING & SPONSORED RESEARCH 2000 Annual Report 3 5 • Modelling succession, and its application in the design of sustainable forestry and agro- forestry systems (NSERC 535,000) • Computer-based education, extension and gaming tools by which to support the objectives of FRBC (SCBC/FRBC $10,000) EXTRAMURAL FUNDING & SPONSORED RESEARCH K. Klinka • Quality assurance of ecosystem mapping phase of the Hope IFPA ecosystem-based site index estimates project (BCMoF $7,500) • Redesigning technical report on the ecology of the mountain hemlock zone ( B C M o F $5,000) • Productivity in mixed stands and western larch and lodgepole pine (BCMoF $45,000) • Ecology data analysis (BCMoF $10,000) . Interfor TFL 38 and 45 TEM/SIBEC quality a s s u r a n c e (BCMoF $10,000) • General research in silvics and dendrology (CABI /Donat ion $14,792) • Productivity, structure, plant diversity and soil nutrient availability of single- and mixed-species forest stands (BCMoF/ Canadian Forest Products /NSERC/T imberwest / Weyerhaeuser Canada $134,500) • Updating of an extension series and website with research results from FRBC funded and related projects (FRBC $31,039) • Productivity of mixed, stratified and non- stratified forest stands (NSERC $14,000) • Productivity of single- and mixed species stands of lodgepole pine and black spruce ( W e l d w o o d $40,000) • Stand and site determinants of forest productivity in western Alberta (We ldwood $42,050) M. Koshy • OTIP 378 genetic evaluation of western hemlock breeding population of B.C. for fiber morphometric traits (Forest Genet ics Counci l of B.C. $32,700) • Fibre morphometric traits of two parts of the breeding population of western hemlock in the B.C. Forest Service forest genetics program (FRBC $50,000) R.A. Kozak • Market assessment of the potential for OSB in the North American industrial sector (Ainsworth Lumber $25,000) • Towards a model for the healthy house (Int'l Envi ronmenta l Inst. $31,500) F. Lam • Tension performance of various species of dimension lumber (Canadian Plywood Assoc. $5,328) • Mechanical properties of yellow cedar and Sitka spruce (Coast Forest Lumber Assoc. $130,000) • Species strength properties evaluation study for Japan (co-investigator) (Coast Forest Lumber Assoc. $130,000) • Modeling performance of structural composite lumber ( N S E R C $25,410) • Shear strength of structural composite lumber (Trus Joist MacMi l lan $12,169) P. Lawson • Remeasurcmcnt and maintenance work in all Douglas-fir spacing trials ( B C M o F $12,700) V.M. LeMay • Species composition adjustment and re- fitting the mortality model of PROGNOSIS1" for conifers and hardwoods in the Cariboo forest region ( B C M o F $60,395) • Tree list generation and refitting the mor- tality model of PROGNOSIS1"' for both conifers and hardwoods in the Nelson and Kamloops forest regions (FRBC $60,394) • Use of spatial relationships to improve the efficiency of field experiments (NSERC $13,860) T. Maness • Shape analysis for real time quality systems in automated lumbermills (Cam Technologies Inc. $20,000) • Automated production and quality control system for value-added wood products manufacturing ( N S E R C $15,015) • Wood products quality control council of B . C . (SCBC/FRBC $152,780) • Real time quality control systems for in-line moisture detection in wood (Wagner Electronics $29,979) • Multi-year, multi-company forest and sawmill planning applications (Woodf low $110,000) S. Mansfield • Analysis of poplar genetically modified for altered lignin (Cellfor Inc. $10,000) 3 6 UBC Faculty of Forestry P.L. Marshall • Sampling design for further calibrating the regeneration and small tree growth compo- nents of the PROGNOSIS model in the ICHmw2 sub/one, Nelson Forest Region (FRBC $59,935) K.M. Martin • Effects of forest management on biodiver- sity of riparian ecosystems in interior forests of the Cariboo-Chilcotin (FRBC $76,631) • Post harvesting responses of cavity nesters a n d s o n g b i r d s (L ignum $32,487) • Ecology of alpine and forest birds (NSERC $23,100) J.A. McLean • Investigation of stand density factors affect- ing susceptibility of Douglas-fir stands to the Douglas-fir beetle Dendroctomus pseudotsugae ( B C M o F $25,200) S.J. Mitchell • Literature review and survey related to an estimation of losses associated with wind caused blow down timber (BCMoF $6,900) • Windthrow research workshop and proceedings (FRBC $15,453) • Modelling and mapping windthrow risk in West Arm demonstration forest (Pathfinder Forestry $10,000) • Effects of nursery techniques on seedling growth potential and first year survival (Pelton Reforestat ion $27,825) • Windthrow hazard mapping using geographic information systems (Weyerhaeuser Canada $40,000) R.I). Moore • Predicting the effects of innovative forestry practices on hydrologic response of water- sheds in southeastern British Columbia (BCASI $55,000) P.A. Murtha • Remote sensing mountain pine beetle monitoring (L ignum $65,732) G. Namkoong • Managing forest tree genetic variance for climatic change - field and DNA marker- based testing of a novel system (FRBC $74,277) • Genetic effects on fiber and structural wood properties in western hemlock (FRBC $48,000) J.D. Nelson • Exploring, forecasting and visualizing the sustainability of alternative ecosystem management scenarios (co-investigator: Haley) (Canadian Forest Products /CFS/ N S E R C / S S H R C $290,000) • Framework for ecosystem sustainability: Harvesting scheduling and timber supply analysis, wildlife habitat analysis, and stand- level modelling of alternative silviculture systems for the Arrow Timber Supply Area (co-investigators: Bunnell, Kimmins, M i t c h e l l ) (FRBC $247,025) • Decision support systems for forest land use planning (NSERC $20,790) C.E. Prescott • Carbon sequestration in hybrid poplar plantations (B IOCAP $34,860) • Partial cutting systems research in the interior cedar-hemlock zone in root disease infected stands — litter input and decom- pos i t ion c o m p o n e n t (FRBC $7,885) • Rehabilitation of forest roads and landings with wood waste (FRBC $36,574) • Coarse woody debris dynamics in wet and dry ESSF forests (FRBC $1,200) • Long-term effects of salal removal (FRBC/Western Forest Products $15,014) • High elevation trials (FRBC $3,680) • The roles of C and N in humus decomposi- tion (NSERC $18,000) • Project coordination (SCBC/FRBC $113,490) • Influence of species mixtures on litter decomposition in forests of British Columbia (SCBC/FRBC $6,615) H.G.L. Prion • Reliability and design of innovative wood structures under earthquake and extreme wind conditions (co-investigator) (FRBC $293,528) • Seismic behaviour of dowel connections in structural composite lumber (NSERC $19,289) • Earthquake research facility (co-investigator) (CFI $876,480) J.S. Richardson • Influence of reserve strip width on riparian and stream ecosystems: Amphibian communities (BCMoELP $25,000) • Cooperative research on the effects of endocrine-disrupting chemicals on amphibians in the Fraser Valley (Environment Canada $20,000) EXTRAMURAL FUNDING & SPONSORED RESEARCH 2000 Annual Report 3 7 EXTRAMURAL FUNDING & SPONSORED RESEARCH • Oregon spotted frog survey population esti- mation and recovery program (WWF $8,000) • Ecology of tailed frogs and the effects of forest practices (SCBC/FRBC $208,539) • Influences of reserve strip width on riparian and stream ecosystems: Invertebrate responses to management (FRBC/U.S. Dept. of Commerce $161,479) • Stream benthos responses to riparian management (SCBC/FRBC $120,507) • Resource limitation in streams and the role of organic matter (NSERC $12,600) K. Ritland • Senior Industrial Research Chair in popula- tion gcnetics ( Industry /NSERC/OTIP $191,486) • A comparison of inbreeding rates between 'A' (seed orchard) and 'B' (wild stand commercial collection) seedlots of western hemlock (Forest Genet ics Counci l of B.C. $34,650) • Controlling selling rates of western red cedar (Forest Genet ics Counci l of B.C. $49,350) • Heritabilities in natural populations of four B.C. conifer species (FRBC $42,000) • Extension of tree genome tools (FRBC $42,050) • Evolutionary genomics of plants ( N S E R C $96,075) • Kermode bear population genctics (Western Forest Products $128,902) J.N.R. Ruddick • Wood preservation - factors impacting on the performance of wood preserving c h e m i c a l s (BASF/Lonza Inc . /Osmose/ Trus Joist MacMi l lan $38,347) • Fixation chemistry of amine coppcr preservative in wood (NSERC $23,909) J.N. Saddler • Full characterization of western red cedar wood oil and the isolation and testing of tropolenes from the oil (BCASI $4,400) • Evaluation of technologies to convert soft- wood residues to cthanol (Forintek $51,030) • IEA bioconversion task (IEA $5,290) • Softwood residues-to-ethanol (NRC $131,502) • The potential of short rotation forestry on marginal farmland in B.C. and Alberta to provide a feedstock for energy generation and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions ( N C E / S F M N $64,500) • Legacy leader research associate ( N C E / S F M N $25,000) • Legacy administration ( N C E / S F M N $12,000) • Enzymatic and microbial treatment ( N C E / S F M N $12,000) • Assessing factors that limit the enzymatic hydrolysis of softwood derived cellulose to ethanol (NSERC $97,000) • Substrate and enzyme factors that limit the efficient hydrolysis of Iignocellulosics (NSERC $15,960) S.R.J. Sheppard • Ancient values, new tools: A framework for addressing First Nations cultural and spiritual values in forest management using integrated GIS/Landscape Visualization Technology ( N C E / S F M N $30,000) • Enhanced visualization of forest landscape dynamics (NSERC $20,000) G. Smith • A science-based approach for OSB process- ing to lower cost and improve properties (For intek /NSERC $91,500) • Investigation of the bonding process for steam injection pressing (NSERC $21,500) D.B. Tindall • Personal networks, identification and move- ment participation ( S S H R C $1,250) B. van der Kanip • Prediction of tree failure rates from tree hazard ratings (BC Hydro $18,870) • Forest pathology (Donat ion $7,500) • Management of Armillaria root disease by inducing quiescence (FRBC $25,000) G.C. van Kooten • Carbon incentive mechanisms, land-use impacts and sustainable energy (BIOCAP $20,000) • Economic biodiversity and carbon uptake tradeoffs in forest management: An applica- tion of fuzzy methods to vague concepts and imprecise data ( N C E / S F M N $30,000) S.B. Watts • Enhancement of teaching and learning for forestry undergraduates through the development of high technology delivery tools (TLEF $46,300) G.F. Weetman • Hemlock looper disturbance study in the Robson Valley Forest District ( B C M o F $80,000) 38 UBC Faculty of Forestry FACULTY PUBLICATIONS THIS list includes documents published between April 1, 2000 and March 31, 2001. Names appearing in bold-face type are those of UBC Forestry Faculty members. For further information on any of these publications (many of which arc available in libraries), please contact the appropriate Faculty member directly. Aitken, S.N. and M. Hannerz. 2000. Geneco- logy and gene resource management strate- gies for conifer cold hardiness. Pp. 23-53 in F. Bigras and S. Columbo (eds.), Conifer Cold Hardiness. Kluwer Academic Press. NY. 596 pp. Alila, Y. 2000. Regional rainfall depth-duration- frequency equations for Canada. J. Water Resourc. Res. 36(7): 1767-1778. Ally, D„ K. Ritland and Y.A. El-Kassaby. 2000. Genetic diversity, differentiation and mating system in mountain hemlock (Tsuga merten- siana) across British Columbia. For. Genetics 7:97-108. Amos, William, Kathryn Harrison and George Hoberg. 2001. In search of a minimum winning coalition: The politics of species at risk legislation in Canada. Pp. 137-166 in Karen Bcazlcy and Robert Boardman (eds.), Politics of the Wild: Canada and Endangered Species. Oxford University Press, Toronto. Anekonda, T.S., W.T. Adams and S.N. Aitken. 2000. Cold hardiness testing for Douglas-lir tree improvement programs: Guidelines for a simple, robust, and inexpensive screening method. West. J. Appl. For. 15(3): 129-136. Anekonda, T.S., W.T. Adams, S.N. Aitken, D.B. Ncale, K.D. Jermstad, and N.C. Wheeler. 2000. Genetics of cold hardiness in a cloned full-sib family of coastal Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii var. menziesii (Mirb.) Franco). Can. J. For. Res. 30(5):837-840. Aniya, M., A. S. Dhakal, S. Park, and R. Narusc. 2001. Variations of Patagonian glaciers, South America, using radarsat and landsat images. Can. J. Remote Sens. 26(6):50I-5I I. Benowicz, A., R.D. Guy and Y.A. El-Kassaby. 2000. Geographic pattern of genetic variation in photosynthctic capacity and growth in two hardwood species from British Columbia. Oecologia 123:168-174. Bohlmann, J., J. Gershenzon and S. Abourg. 2000. Biochemical, molecular genetic and evolutionary aspects of defense-related terpenoid metabolism in conifers. In: J.T. Romero et al. (eds.), Evolution of Metabolic- Pathways. Recent Advances in Phyto- chemistry 34:109-150. Bohlmann, J., D. Martin, N.J. Oldham, and J. Gershenzon. 2000. Terpenoid secondary metabolism in Arabidopsis thaliana: cDNA cloning, characterization and functional expression of a myrcene / (£(-P-ocimine synthase. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 375: 261-269. Boussaid, A., A. Esteghlalian. D.J. Gregg, K.H. Lee, and J .N. Saddler. 2000. Steam pretreatment of Douglas-fir wood chips: Can conditions for optimum hemicellulose recovery still provide adequate access for efficient enzymatic hydrolysis? Appl. Bio- chem. & Biotechnol. Vol. 84-86 pp. 693-703. Brashares, J.S., T. Garland Jr. and P. Arcese. 2000. Phylogenetic analysis of coadaptation in behavior, diet, and body size in the African antelope. Behavioural Ecol. 4:452-463. Bull, G.Q. and Z. Harkin. 2000. Developing a carbon accounting framework for forests. J. For. 98(9):4-6. Bull, G.Q.. S. Nilsson, J. Williams, E. Rametsteiner, T. Hammett, and W. Mabee. 2001. Wood procurement policy in North America and Europe: An analysis of critical issues and stakeholders. For. Chron. 77(2): 1-16. Bull, G.Q. and J. Spears. 2001. A global vision for forest 2050 research strategy. Unasylva. 52(1). Bradley, R.L., B.D. Titus, K. Hogg, C. Preston, C.E. Prescott, and J.P. Kimmins 2000. Assessing the controls on soil mineral-N cycling rates in managed coastal western hemlock ecosystems of British Columbia. J. Sustainable Forestry 10:213-219. Carcamo, H.A., T.A. Abe, C.E. Prescott, and C.P. Chanway. 2000. Influence of milli- pedes on litter decomposition, N mineraliza- tion, and microbial communities in a coastal forest in British Columbia, Canada. Can. J. For. Res. 30:817-826. Cashore, Benjamin, George Hoberg, Michael Howlett, Jeremy Rayner, and Jeremy Wilson (eds.). 2001. Search of Sustainability: Forest Policy in British Columbia in the 1990s. UBC Press, Vancouver, B.C. 329 pp. Cerda, J.P. and S.J. Mitchell. 2001. Quantifying sources of uncertainty in forest development planning using GIS. In: Proc. of GIS 2001 C o n f , Vancouver, B.C. CD-ROM, GeoTech Media, Boulder, Colorado. Chanway, C.P.. M. Shishido, J. Nairn, S. Jungwirth, J. Markham, G. Xiao, and F.B. Holl. 2000. Endophytic colonization and 2000 Annual Report 3 9 field responses of hybrid spruce seedlings after inoculation with plant-growth promoting rhizobacteria. For. Ecol. Manage. 133:81-88. Chen, H.Y.H. and K. Klinka. 2000. Height growth models for high-elevation subalpine fir, Engelmann spruce, and lodgepole pine in British Columbia. West. J. Appl. For. 15:62-69. Cherubini, P. and J.L. Innes. 2000. Switzerland: The Swiss long-term forest ecosystem research programme. Pp. 56-59 in J R. Gosz, C. French, P. Sprott, and M. White (eds.), The International Long-Term Ecological Research Network 2000. US LTER Network Office, University of New Mexico. Clouston, P.L. and F. Lam. 2000. Computa- tional modeling of strand-based wood FACULTY composites in compression. In: Proc. World Conf. on Timber Engineering, Whistler, PUBLICATIONS Canada. 1.2.3, 8 Congdon, B.C., J.F. Piatt, K. Martin, and V.L. Friesen. 2000. Mechanisms of population differentiation in marbled murrelets: Historical versus contemporary processes. Evol. 54:974-986. Cozzi, A., M. Ferretti and J.L. Innes. 2000. Sintomi fogliari attribuibili ad ozono sulla vegetazione spontanea in Valtellina. Monti e Boschi 51(3/4):42-49. Dang, Q.L., T.B. Patterson and R.I). Guy. 2000. Ecophysiological response to interacting effects of drought and nitrogen, and reversi- bility of drought effect in pcatland and upland boreal spruce. Pp. 187-203 i/( S.G. Conrad (ed.), Disturbance in Boreal Forest Ecosystems: Human Impacts and Natural Processes, Proc. Int'l Boreal Forest Research Assoc. Ann. Meet., Duluth, MN. USDA Forest Service, Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-209. Dhakal, A. S., T. Amada and M. Aniya. 2000. Application of remote sensing and GIS to slope instability analysis and reliability of hazard maps. J. Japan Soc. Remote Sens. 20(2):3-16. Dhakal, A. S., T. Amada and M. Aniya. 2000. Landslide hazard mapping and its evaluation using GIS: An investigation of sampling scheme for grid-cell based quantitative method. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing. J. Amer. Soc. Photogramm. and Remote Sens. 66(8):981-990. Dhakal A. S., Roy C. Sidle and Weimin Wu. 2000. Hydrologic integration of forest roads for distributed slope stability model, EOS, Transactions. Amer. Geophysical Union, San Francisco 81(48):F487. Dickson, A.R., K.K.Y. Wong and S.D. Mansfield. 2000. Escher-wyss and PFI refining of kraft pulp treated with a commer- cial xylanase. Tappi J. 83(7):64-73. Dupuis, L.A., P.A. Friele and F.L. Bunnell. 2000. Determinants of the tailed frog's range in British Columbia, Canada. Northwest Sci. 74:109-1 15. El-Kassaby, Y.A. 2000. Genetic evaluation of container-nursery seedling crops of Douglas- fir and western hemlock. For. Genetics 7:309-319. Esteghlalian, A., V. Srivastava, N. Gilkes, D.J. Gregg, and J.N. Saddler. 2000. An overview of factors influencing the enzymatic hydrolysis of lignocellulosic feedstocks. Pp. 100-1 I 1 in M. Himmel, J. Baker and J.N. Saddler (eds.), Glycosyl Hydrolases for Biomass Conversion. American Chemical Society Symp. Series. Esteghlalian, A.R., V. Srivastava, N. Gilkes, D.G. Kilburn, R.A.J. Warren and J.N. Saddler. 2001. Do cellulase binding domains increase substrate accessibility ? Appl. Biochem. & Biotechnol. Vol. 91-93 pp. 575-592. Fannin, R.J. 2001. Long-term variations of force and strain in a steep reinforced soil slope. Gcosynthctics Int'l 8 ( l ) :8 l -96 . Fannin, R.J., J. Jaakkola and E.D. Hctherington. 2000. Piezometric observations: Implica- tions for debris (low initiation on forested hillslopes. Pp. 537-542 in E. Bromhead, N. Dixon and M.-L. Ibsen (eds.), Proc. 8lh Int'l Symp. on Landslides, Cardiff, Wales. Thomas Telford Publishing. Fannin, R.J., J. Jaakkola, J.M.T. Wilkinson, and E.D. Hctherington. 2000. The hydrological response of soils to rainfall at the Carnation Creek watershed, British Columbia. Water Resourc. Res. 36(6): 1481-1494. Fannin, R.J. and R. Pishc. 2001. Testing and specifications for geotextile filters in cyclic flow applications. Pp. 423-435 in Proc. Geosynthctics 2001, Portland, OR. Feller, M .C., R. Lehmann and P. Olanski. 2000. Influence of forest harvesting intensity on nutrient leaching through soil in southwestern British Columbia. J. Sustainable For. 10:241- 247. Gagliardi, J.V., J.S. Angle, J.J. Germida, R.C. Wyndham, C .P. Chanway, R.J. Watson, C.W. Greer, T. Mclntyre, H.H. Yu. M.A. Levin, E. Russck-Cohen, S. Rosolcn. J. Nairn, A. Seib, T. Martin-Heller, and G. 4 0 UBC Faculty of Forestry Wisse. 2001. Intact soil-core microcosms compared with multi-site field releases for pre-release testing of microbes in diverse soils and climates. Can. J. Microbiol. 47: 237-252. Garcia, P., S. Avramidis and F. Lam. 2000. Flake-alignment effects on temperature and gas pressure development during OSB hot- pressing. Pp. 38-40 in Proc. 34lh Int'l Particleboard/Composite Materials Symp., Washington State University, Pullman, WA. Glaubitz, J.C., Y.A. El-Kassaby and J. Carlson. 2000. Nuclear restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis of genetic diversity in western red cedar. Can. J. For. Res. 30:379- 389. Guy, R.D. and D.L. Holowachuk. 2001. Popula- tion differences in stable carbon isotope ratio of I1 inns contorta Dougl. ex Loud.: Relation- ship to environment, climate of origin and growth potential. Can. J. Bot. 79:274-283. Haley, D. 2001. Harvesting fees for public timber in Canada. Pp. 536-538 in Matti Palo, Jussi Usinori and Gerado Merra (cds.), World Forests, Markets and Policies. Kluewcr Academic Publishers, The Netherlands. Hamilton, A.S., D.G. Hutchinson and R.D. Moore. 2000. Estimating winter streamflow using a conceptual streamflow model. J. Cold Regions Engin. 14:158-175. Hao, B. and S. Avramidis. 2000. Wood sorption fractality in the hygroscopic range. Part I. Evaluation of a modified classic BET model. Wood and Fiber 33(I): 119-125. Haron, A H. and J.L. Innes. 2000. Conclusions. Pp. 241-244 in J.L. Innes and A.H. Haron (cds.), Air Pollution and the Forests of Developing and Rapidly Industrializing Regions. Report No. 4 of the IUFRO Task Force on Environmental Change. CAB I Publishing, Wallingford, U.K. 262 pp. He, M.H., F. Lam and R.O. Foschi. 2000. Numerical analysis of statistically loaded three-dimensional timber light-frame buildings. In: Proc. World Conf. on Timber Engineering, Whistler, Canada. 1.2.1, 8 pp. Healey, M.C., K.A. Thomson, P.H. LeBlond, L. Huato, S.G. Hinch, and C.J. Walters. 2000. Computer simulations of the effects of the Sitka eddy on sockeye salmon returning to British Columbia. Fisheries Oceanography 9:271-281. Hinch, S.G. 2000. The loss of fish habitat by forest road crossings - a guest editorial. UBC Faculty of Forestry, Branch Lines 1 I (2): 1. Hinch, S.G. and P.S. Rand. 2000. Energy use and risk of enroute energy exhaustion in adult early Stuart sockeye salmon during 1997. Pp. 59-66 in S. MacDonald (ed.), Effects of High River Discharge on the 1997 Early Stuart Sockeye Salmon Run. Can. Tech. Rep. of Fish. & Aquat. Sci. 2315. Hinch, S.G. and P.S. Rand. 2000. Optimal swim speeds and forward assisted propulsion: energy conserving behaviours of upriver migrating salmon. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 57:2470-2478. Hinch, S.G. and P.S. Rand. 2000. Optimal swim speeds and forward assists in upriver migrat- ing adult salmon. In: Proc. Int'l Cong, on the Biology of Fish. University of Aberdeen, Scotland, www.fishbiologycongress.org. Hoberg, George. 2000. Canada and North American Integration. Canadian Public Policy - analyse dc Politiques 26(2):S35- S50. Hoberg, George. 2000. How the way wc make policy governs the policy we choose. Pp. 26- 53 in Donald Alper and Dcbra Salazar (eds.), Forging Truces in the War in the Woods: Sustaining the Forests of the Pacific North- west. UBC Press, Vancouver, B.C. Hoberg, George. 2001. The emerging triumph of ecosystem management: The transforma- tion of federal forest policy. Pp. 55-86 in Charles Davis (ed.), Environmental Politics and Western Public Lands. 2nd edition. Westview Press, Boulder. Hoberg, George and Paul Howe. 2000. Law knowledge, and national interests in trade disputes: The softwood lumber case. Journal of World Trade 34(2): 109-130. Hochachka, W.M., K. Martin, F. Doyle, and C.J. Krebs. 2000. Censusing vertebrate populations using observational data. Can. J. Zool. 78:521-529. Hockey, B„ F. Lam and H.G.L. Prion. 2000. Truss plate reinforced boiled connections in parallel strand lumber. Can. J. Civil Engin. 27(6): 1150-1161. Hutchinson, D.G. and R.D. Moore. 2000. Throughllow variability on a forested hill- slope underlain by compacted glacial till. Hydrological Processes 14:1751-1766. Innes, J.L. 2000. Task force on environmental change. Status Report. IUFRO News 29(4):9. Innes, J.L. 2000. It's time to look at forestry developments beyond Canada. Logging and Sawmilling Journal, p. 105. FACULTY PUBLICATIONS 2000 Annual Report 41 Innes, J.L. 2000. Forest condition and damage to forests and other wooded land. Pp. 297- 336 in Temperate and Boreal Forest Resource Assessment. United Nations, N.Y. Innes, J.L. 2000. Forest decline, air pollution and other anthropogenic and natural factors. Pp. 76-81 in M. Price (ed.), Forests in Sustainable Mountain Development: A State-of-Knowledge Report for 2000. CABI Publishing, Wallingford. U.K. Innes, J.L. 2000. The importance of woodfuels as a source of pollution in developing and rapidly industrializing countries. Pp. 189-198 in J.L. Innes and A.F1. Haron (eds.), Air Pollution and the Forests of Developing and Rapidly Industrializing Regions. Report No. 4 of the IUFRO Task Force on Environ-FACULTY mental Change. CABI Publishing, Wallingford, U.K. 262 pp. PUBLICATIONS Innes, J.L. and A.H. Haron (eds.). 2000. Air Pollution and the Forests of Developing and Rapidly Industrializing Regions. Report No. 4 of the IUFRO Task Force on Environmen- tal Change. CABI Publishing, Wallingford, U.K. 262 pp. Innes, J.L. and A.H. Haron. 2000. Air pollution and forestry in rapidly industrializing countries: an introduction. Pp. 1-14 in J.L. Innes and A.H. Haron (eds.), Air Pollution and the Forests of Developing and Rapidly Industrializing Regions. Report No. 4 of the IUFRO Task Force on Environmental Change. CABI Publishing, Wallingford, U.K. 262 pp. Jiang, X. and J.N.R. Ruddick. 2000. 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Pp. 36-44 in Proc. 51s ' Ann. Meet, of the Western Dry Kiln Association, Reno, NV. 4 6 UBC Faculty of Forestry David Cohen Interim Director THIS has been a year of change and consolida-tion for the Centre for Advanced Wood Processing. Darrell Wong, our associate director, left to pursue research opportunities at Forintek Canada Corp. In October, 2000, Dr. David Cohen was appointed interim Centre director following Dr. Simon Ellis' year as acting director and Dr. Thomas Maness' four years as founding director. Our first five years were devoted to develop- ing the physical infrastructure and contributing to the Department of Wood Science's under- graduate program in Wood Products Processing. The next five years will focus on continuing support for the undergraduate program, expan- sion of continuing education activities and the development of research and graduate studies. In 2000, our focus has been on filling vacant positions, establishing a stronger national pres- ence and promoting partnerships with colleges and universities across Canada to fulfill our national mandate. In this past year we have reaffirmed our close tics with Fachhochschule Rosenheim in Germany with visits between both institutions by faculty and directors. We also laid the groundwork to shift industry advising activities from the very supportive advisory board of the National Education Initiative to the smaller advisory board originally approved by the UBC Board of Governors. The NEI board will become a National Sector Council and continue its linkages with C A W P and the undergraduate program. • The Facilities As part of our mandate to maintain a state-of- the-art lab there was renewal in the high head machine lab. Several pieces of equipment were replaced with the latest and most advanced equipment possible, as well as adding to equip- ment available for teaching and research. The Centre's most basic woodworking machines, the jointer, planer and shaper have been replaced with equipment that is state of the art in terms of safety, noise abatement and accuracy. Our Homag edgebander was replaced this year with an NC controlled, user friendly machine on loan from SCM. The newest piece of equipment, a four sided planer, is on loan from Martin Woodwork Machinery Corp. Continued support from equip- ment manufacturers enables us to improve on the lab continuously within a restrictive budget. • Co-operative Education With strong support from the advanced wood processing industry, we continued our success rate of 100% co-op placement. While most placements are national, international placements exposed students to Japanese manufacturing teams, New Zealand's forest plantation manage- ment and large scale U.S. manufacturing. • Continuing Education & Extension Almost 30 workshops and events were offered, with the majority being delivered off campus to maximize accessibility to industry participants. CAWP's Kiln Drying Program is now well established and has gained widespread industry recognition throughout B.C. This year the program was expanded to five modules. A major conference on wood finishing technology was held in Atlanta, Georgia, attracting 120 delegates from leading Canadian and U.S. wood products companies. In addition, C A W P offered practical wood finishing workshops utilizing our new finishing lab facilities. The next focus for continuing education is to expand the program nationally—CAWP is now developing partnerships with institutions and industry groups throughout Canada. • Applied Research We have begun cooperative initiatives with institutions across Canada to develop the resources to promote high level and practical research at the Centre. The Wood Products Quality Council of Canada continues its strong support of quality assurance in the wood products industry. After five years of incubation the Council will become independent in 2001. CAWP is proud to have been able to provide support as this group developed into a premier organization offering quality certification and training to the advanced wood processing industry. P L A N S F O R 2001-02 • Expand partnerships with Canadian institu- tions, our industry supporters, FH-Rosenheim and other educational institutions. • Increase the national focus for extension. • Develop the foundations for a broad-based national research program in advanced wood processing. jyjLcentre for Advanced I f Wood Processing CENTRE FOR ADVANCED WOOD PROCESSING COHEN, David H. B.Sc., Ph.D. Interim Director Phone: (604) 822-0517 E-mail: dcohen@interchg.ubc.ca BREMNER, Barbara, B.A. Cooperative Education Coordinator CHAU, Lisa Financial Clerk GRAHAM, Peggy, B.A. Editorial Assistant JOHNSTON, Wendy Program Coordinator MacDONALD, lain, B.A. Manager, Communications and Industry Education WRAY, Tom Facilities Manager Centre for Advanced Wood Processing Forest Sciences Centre 2900-2424 Main Mall Vancouver B.C. V6T1Z4 Phone: (604) 822-6448 Fax: (604)822-9159 E-mail: cawp@cawp.ubc.ca Web site: www.cawp.ubc.ca Instructors hosted to enhance program delivery BRAMER, Mark, Conesloga College, Ontario GMEINER, Sepp, Schuler & Associates, USA KOSTER, Heinz, Fachhochschule Rosenheim, Germany SCHLEUSENER, Jorg, Berner Fachhochschule, Switzerland 2000 Annual Report 47 CENTRE FOR APPLIED CONSERVATION BIOLOGY BUNNELL, Fred L. B.S.F.(Hons.), Ph.D., R.P.Bio. Director, Centre for Applied Conservation Biology Phone: (604) 822-5928 E-mail: fbunnell@interchg.ubc.ca MARTIN, Kathy M. B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. Associate Director Phone: (604) 822-9695 E-mail: kmartin@interchg.ubc.ca Centre Faculty AITKEN, Sally Forest genetics, genecology, conservation genetics ARCESE, Peter Population ecology ot birds and mammals GLENN, Susan Conservation biology and landscape ecology HINCH, Scott Aquatic ecology and fish/forestry interactions INNES, John Sustainable forest management TAIT, David Sustainable forest management PRESCOTT, Cindy Soil ecology and nutrient cycling RICHARDSON, John Stream-riparian ecosystems RITLAND, Kermit Population and quantitative genetics Forest Sciences Centre 3004-2424 Main Mall Vancouver, B.C., V6T 1Z4 THE Centre for Applied Conservation Biology in the Faculty of Forestry promotes conserva- tion while maintaining economic development. This Centre is unique in its incorporation of under- graduate teaching, broad definition of educational targets, close links between basic and applied disciplines, and focus on forested ecosystems where conflicts between biological diversity and economic activities are most contentious. • Research Interdisciplinary, cooperative research is the key to answering the broad questions in conser- vation and management. W e are testing ecologi- cal theories in the context of forested ecosystems with the goal of applying this knowledge to managed forests, parks and natural areas. These projects include: • Conservation genetics of whitebark pine (S. Aitken). • Population demography and genetics of island birds (P. Arcese). • Serengeti biodiversity monitoring project (P. Arcese). • Effect iveness of variable retention in sustain- ing forest vertebrates (F. Bunnell and A. Chan-McLeod). • Development of adaptive management for vari- able retention (F. Bunnell and D. Huggard). • Patterns and mechanisms of Douglas-fir en- croachment in Chilcotin grasslands (S. Glenn). • Effects of land-use on stream fishes and their habitat (S. Hinch). • Migration, behaviour, and energetics of up- river migrating adult salmon (S. Hinch). • Environmental change and forests (J. Innes). • Structure and function of cavity-nesting birds in natural and managed forests (K. Martin). • Avian ecology and life history in high elevation ecosystems (K. Martin). • Biodiversity of soil faunal and microbial communit ies (C. Prescott). • Kermode bear conservation genetics (K. Ritland). • Experimental studies of the effects of forest management on stream and riparian eco- system (J. Richardson, K. Ritland, F. Bunnell). • Population ecology of threatened and endan- gered species of amphibians and invertebrates (J. Richardson, K. Ritland, F. Bunnell). • Education Centre faculty taught in three of the Forestry degree programs: Natural Resources Conserva- tion, Forest Science, and Forest Resources Fred L. Bunnell Director Management and directed graduate programs of 70 students. Faculty and associates also gave workshops for diverse audiences, including professional foresters, resource managers and the public. Graduate student activities in the past year included a student maintained Centre web site, initiating a graduate student mentoring program, and the 4 lh annual CACB symposium to show- case Centre research. The "Seminar in Biologi- cal Conservation" scries cont inues to provide a combination of graduate level instruction and public lectures on important conservation issues. (See Special Lectures section in this report.) Extension Outreach employs a variety of approaches. Centre personnel worked closely with the Enhanced Forest Management Pilot Projects and Innovative Forest Practices Agreements to develop credible ways of sustaining species richness in managed forests. W e produced a pamphlet series on several topics with support from the Canadian Wildlife Service. Centre members arc intimately involved in refining those aspects of the B.C. Forest Practices Code that are creating unintended consequences for species richness. • Graduate Student Report The graduate students of the C A C B are a diverse and dynamic group with research interests rang- ing from nutrient cycling to community structure, from marine ecology to semi-arid avian biology. Much of the graduate student research relates to local forest management issues, but there is increasing diversity in both the scope and scale of conservation topics being addressed. The graduate students organise seminars, a discussion group and social events that promote communi- cation and co-operation between students, faculty and affiliated researchers. Katie Aitken, Richard Fcldman and Simone Runyan are the graduate student representatives for 2001/2002. Fax: (604)822-5410 4 8 UBC Faculty of Forestry Candace E.B. Parsons Executive Director THE Silviculture and Forest Engineering Institute of British Columbia changed its name in June 2000 to the Forest Management Institute of British Columbia (FMIBC) to more clearly and succinctly reflect current curriculum and to open the door for future initiatives including broader programming offered to a wider range of forest resource practitioners. The Institute's goal remains the same: to improve forest management planning and practices in B.C. through advanced continuing education. To meet this goal, the Institute offers the following programs to operational forest resource practitioners: • UBC Diploma in Forestry (Advanced Silviculture) - for professional foresters - co-sponsored by the Faculty of Forestry. • UBC Diploma in Forest Engineering - for professional foresters, engineers and geoscientists - co-sponsored by the Faculties of Forestry and Applied Science (Civil Engineering). • Silviculture Technical Program - for forest technologists and technicians. Both diploma programs consist of 12 weeks of advanced continuing education delivered to practising professionals employed by industry, consulting and government from all parts of the province. Instructors, many of whom donate volunteer time to the Institute, are drawn from academia, government, industry and consulting. We are grateful to the following individuals from the UBC Faculty of Forestry for their involvement and support in 2000: J. Barker, G. Baskerville (professor emeritus), D. Bendickson, K. Day, J. Fannin, J.P. Kimmins, K. Klinka, D. Lavender (professor emeritus), S. Mitchell, J.A. McLean, H. Samson. R. Sidle, and G. Weetman (professor emeritus). We acknowledge the financial support of Forest Renewal BC and thank all our many volunteers and other supporters from UBC, the Ministry of Forests, the forest industry, UNBC and the Canadian Forest Service for helping us to achieve our 15lh year of excellence. A C H I E V E M E N T S IN 2 0 0 0 - 0 1 Silviculture Technical Program (3 modules) 51 Forest Engineering Diploma Program (3 modules) 52 Silviculture Diploma Program (3 modules) 44 FMIBC participants by program 2000 - 2001 Wc were pleased to welcome the following alumni to our ranks of graduates: - 1 1 forest engineering diploma program graduates join 24 other alumni; - 13 silviculture technical program graduates join 34 other alumni; - there were no new silviculture diploma graduates in 2000; alumni total 226. It was very gratifying to receive the follow- ing two awards: • 1999/2000 British Columbia Forests Excellence Award in Education. • 2000 ABCPF/APEGBC Forest Engineering Award of Excellence. FMIBC Board of Directors Directors Representing W.E. Dumont, Chair Association of BC Professional Foresters R.E. Carter Forest Industry B.W. C h o w Div. of Engineers and Geoscientists in the Forest Sector (APEGBC) J .A . D ick inson Canadian Forest Service D.A. Dobson Consulting Engineers and Geoscientists R.J. Fannin University Civil Engineering Education G.E. Lester Silviculture Alumni/Participants J .N. MacFarlane Consulting Foresters A .W. J . Sinclair Forest Engineering Research J .D. Sutherland Ministry of Forests T. Smith Forest Engineering Alumni/Participants G.F. Weetman University Forestry Education P L A N S F O R 2 0 0 1 - 0 2 Further to the name change rationale noted above, the Institute is currently considering the development of two new programs: - A forest management diploma program offered to a wider target audience of forest resource practitioners. - A forest engineering program for technicians. Needs analysis and curriculum development work will be conducted in 2001-02. FOREST MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE OF B.C. PARSONS, Candace E.B. B.S.F., R.P.F. Executive Director Forest Management Institute of British Columbia. E-mail: execdir@fmibc.org BOWDEN, Robert K. D.Phil., P.Eng. Forest Engineering Program Manager PICKFORD, Joanne D. B.S.F., R.P.F. Silviculture Program Manager DOUCETT, Denise M. B.A. Program Assistant HALL, Mary J. B.A. Program Assistant IQBAL, Isabeau R.D.N. Program Assistant Forest Management Institute of British Columbia 2665 East Mall Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1W5 Phone: (604) 224-7800/3570 Fax: (604) 224-7010 E-mail: fe@fmibc.org si@fmibc.org Web site: www.fmibc.org 2000 Annual Report 4 9 INTER- NATIONAL FORESTRY PROGRAMS KIMMINS, J.P. (Hamish) B.Sc., M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., R.P.F.fHon.) Director International Forestry Programs Phone: (604) 822-3549 Fax: (604)822-8645 E-mail: kimmins@interchg.ubc.ca Sandra Schinnerl B.Comm. Associate Director Phone: (604)822-9627 Fax: (604)822-8645 E-mail: sandra@interchg.ubc.ca E-mail: intprogs@interchg.ubc.ca THE International Forestry programs (IP) office is committed to enabling and facilitating international linkages for faculty and students at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. IP's role within the Faculty is to support a broad range of international initiatives and ensure that the Faculty of Forestry is recognized as an international leader of forest management, forest science, natural resources conservation and wood products processing education. In this year 's profile you will find both some of our accomplishments over the past year and some of our planned activities for the upcoming year. We hope to encourage organizations and institutions to contact us to discuss ways in which the Faculty of Forestry at UBC can participate in collaborative research and contribute to forest issues with national and international scope. Students from around the world are also welcome to contact our office for information on our programs and possibilities to complete some or all of their academic studies at UBC Forestry. • International Exchange Program This past year, 72 students from UBC Forestry and our partner universities participated in our exchange program. We received students from Chile, Australia, New Zealand, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, United Kingdom, Germany, Austria, Belgium, the Netherlands and Italy. The Malcom Knapp Research Forest also hosted a number of international students throughout the year and is a major supporter of international programs for the Faculty. • Canada-European Union Student Mobility Consortium The Faculty of Forestry is part of a Canada- European Union Consortium of Forestry univer- sities that promotes the mobility of students at both the graduate and undergraduate levels to consortium partner institutions. • Five UBC Forestry students participated in a study program in March 2001 in Freiburg, Germany which looked at the "Forest Management Tools for Ecological and Economic Sustainability". • Three graduate students are participating in an International Forest Conservation Field Camp in conjunction with the University of Toronto through Germany, Switzerland and Italy in May 2001. • Three students also participated in a Web- based Distance Education course on "Forestry in Changing Societies in Europe" offered to consortia partners by the Univer- sity of Joensuu, Finland. Hamish Kimmins Director The Faculty of Forestry looks forward to main- tain close linkages with its consortia partners in the future. • International Faculty Research and Projects Many of our faculty arc involved in interna- tional research initiatives, conference coordina- tion and symposia. Some recent and upcoming highlights include: "Global Vision for the World's Forest to 2050 Meeting" took place in October 2000 and brought together 52 people from 24 countries to discuss how a global vision for the world's forest could be developed. This meeting was the third in a series of discussions and was supported by the World Bank/World Wildlife Fund Alliance. The event was coordinated in conjunction with the Liu Centre for the Study of Global Issues at UBC. Gary Bull was lead organizer for the Faculty of Forestry. For more information on this initiative sec the website: www.oneforest.org/. The " Forest Modelling for Ecosystem Management, Forest Certification, and Sustainable Management Conference", jointly organized by UBC Forestry and the International Union of Forestry Research Organizations will be held at UBC's Forest Sciences Centre on August 12-18, 2001. Valerie LeMay and Hamish Kimmins are co-chairing the conference. Sec the website: www.forcstry.ubc.ca/. • International Training Programs The Faculty of Forestry frequently receives requests to present and coordinate international training programs and tours for scientists from around the world. In order to meet the increasing demands of these requests, which we believe arc essential to the internationalization of the Faculty, the international programs office will be establish- ing an International Training Program, which will make available short term, intensive programs or "modules". These modules will draw from the expertise of our faculty and highlight the current research taking place within the Faculty. We are looking forward to making these programs available beginning in September 2001. 5 0 UBC Faculty of Forestry Gordon W. Prest Coordinator A / i f o fa 1am very pleased to return to this position after an absence of three years to carry on the important work on First Nations initiatives with the Faculty of Forestry. Until rcccnt times, First Nations people have been mainly excluded from the forest sector due in part to the lack of under- standing and recognition of aboriginal rights and title in this province. This has resulted in First Nations issues and perspectives not being properly addressed in post secondary forestry education programs. However, with eventual resolution of the aboriginal land question through the courts and (he treaty process, First Nations will be much more involved at all levels of the forest sector. Currently, with less than ten First Nation foresters registered with the Association of B.C. Professional Foresters, there is an obvious need to increase these numbers to meet the challenges to be laced by First Nations and the province as we enter the 21s' century. In order to meet these challenges, the Faculty of Forestry, through the First Nations Council of Advisors, is developing a First Nations Strategy. The strategy will identify the role and approach that the Faculty can play to achieve the follow- ing strategic goals over the next 5 to 10 years: • Develop a recruitment plan to graduate at least 100 First Nations students with a B.S.F. degree by the year 2010. • Develop a learning environment to increase knowledge and understanding within the Faculty of Forestry on First Nations issues and perspectives. • Incorporate relevant First Nations content into the curricula to prepare students to more effectively address aboriginal rights and title issues and policies as future forest managers. • Hire a lull time faculty member: to develop culturally relevant curricula into the programs; to teach and offer academic support for students involved with First Nations research projects; to assist the Crown to incorporate First Nations perspectives and traditional ecological knowledge into current and future forest policy development as we move towards the post treaty era. A C H I E V E M E N T S IN 2 0 0 0 - 0 1 • Filled the First Nations coordinator position vacated by Madeleine Maclvor as of August 1, 2000 with Gordon W. Prest. • Developed a First Nations Strategy to identify the role and approach the Faculty of Forestry can play in aboriginal post secondary forestry education. • Currently 20 self-identified First Nation students in the undergraduate B.S.F. degree programs; two students in Masters degree studies and one student as a Ph.D. candidate. • Accessed funding from the Aboriginal Post Secondary Special Project Fund with Ministry of Advanced Education, Training and Technology to initiate a First Nations recruitment and retention plan. • Purchased artwork for a First Nations Forestry logo entitled "Protectors of the Forest" and developed a First Nations Forestry brochure for marketing and recruitment of First Nations students. FIRST NATIONS FORESTRY PREST, Gordon W. Coordinator First Nations Forestry Phone: (604) 822-0651 Fax: (604) 822-8645 E-mail: prest@interchg.ubc P L A N S F O R 2 0 0 1 - 0 2 • Increase enrolment for the coming year with First Nations Students into the forestry programs. • Formalize protocol agreements with Malaspina University College and University College of the Cariboo to ladder First Nation students into the third year of the B.S.F. programs. This would potentially limit relocation to the Lower Mainland and UBC campus to two years to complete third and fourth year to attain a B.S.F. degree from the Faculty of Forestry. • Meet with the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology and the Institute of Indigenous Government and other post secondary institutions and colleges to bridge and ladder potential First Nation technology students into the B.S.F. Program at UBC. • Increase Faculty involvement in the First Nations initiative. • Develop a research agenda for First Nations Forestry issues and host workshop for province-wide discussion with First Nation representatives and others. 2000 Annual Report 51 FACULTY DEVELOPMENT BIGGERS, Sheila Development Officer Phone: (604) 822-8716 Fax: (604)822-8645 E-mail: sbiggers@interchg.ubc.ca HEALTHY, sustainable forests are vital to the future of humans, wildlife and the earth itself. Forests play an unmeasurable role in sup- porting urban development, inspiring folklore and art, and contributing to human physical and spiritual health. Continuing development, popu- lation growth, and issues such as climate change, demand that we manage our forests effectively. Education is the single most effective way to ensure that people for generations to come will manage forests in a way that will continue to promote growth and sustainability. The time has never been better to invest in the UBC Faculty of Forestry. • Designated Areas of Support The Faculty of Forestry received close to six hundred gifts from donors in the past year. Contributions to the Faculty totalled $388,247 and were directed to the following areas: Area of designation $ raised % of total $ raised Scholarships & Bursaries 133,847 34% National Education Initiative for CAWP 9,700 3% Research 12,500 3% Endowments 14,756 4% Academic Programs 217,444 56% Total donations $388,247 100% • Forestry Alumni Continue their Support Forestry alumni showed even greater support of the Faculty this year than they did last year with total giving of $74,399. With much of this support going to student awards, our alumni are making significant contributions to the quality of Forestry students' education. Thank you to all our alumni and friends who show their ongoing support of the Faculty of Forestry. Sheila Biggers Development Officer Some of the areas we will focus on are: • Continuing to build the base of support available to students. We believe, as stated in the University's Trek 2000 Vision, that no deserving student should be denied access to an education because of financial limitations. • The revitalization of the Malcolm Knapp Research Forest to support the ongoing research, learning, and outreach activities of the Faculty. The Forest is becoming an increasingly integral part in the delivery of our programs, providing students with a unique opportunity to learn in the field and develop strong relationships with their peers. The upgrades will improve educational opportunities for students of all ages and in all programs, as well as for the larger community. • Support the First Nations Strategy for UBC Forestry. The importance of understanding and respecting the role First Nations have in the stewardship and management of Canada's forests is ever present. The Faculty is in the process of developing a comprehensive First Nations Strategy ensuring First Nations' students arc recruitcd and supported, issues are developed in course curriculum, and that we have academic competencies in this area. The students, faculty and staff at the UBC Faculty of Forestry thank our friends and supporters. It is your support that enables us (o strengthen our reputation as a world-leader in forestry education. P L A N S F O R 2 0 0 1 - 0 2 The appointment of a new Dean, Dr. Saddler, in the Faculty of Forestry provides an exciting opportunity for development. The Dean is work- ing with the faculty to articulate our vision and goals for the future. Alumni, donors and friends have a large role to play in making the vision a reality. 5 2 UBC Faculty of Forestry SPECIAL LECTURES H.R. M A C M I L L A N LECTURES A N D COURSE SPONSORSHIP • Conservation Biology Lectures Wc invited internationally-known members of the scientific community to UBC to participate in Conservation 500, a graduate seminar course in conservation biology. Drs. Kathy Martin and John Richardson organized the lecture series and taught the course. The lecture series is made possible by a grant from the H.R. MacMillan Family Fund. The following scientists gave public lectures: David Inouye University of Maryland and Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory, Colorado • Use of long-term monitoring to investigate consequences of climate change for high altitude plants, and hibernating and migrating animals. Steve Beissinger University of California, Berkeley • Use of sensitivity analyses for making conservation decisions. Kathy Parker University of Northern British Columbia Prince George • Nutritional ecology of free-living ungulates in natural forest environments. Erica Nol Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario • Forest birds and fragmentation of eastern deciduous forests. Colleen Cassady St. Clair University of Alberta, Edmonton • Fine scale approaches to studying animal movement in fragmented habitats. David Mladenoff University of Wisconsin, Madison • Modelling forested landscapes after human and natural disturbances. Fred Cooke Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C. • Marbled murrelet nesting ecology in B.C. Lukas Keller Princeton University, N.J. • Inbreeding and hybridization in wild animals. Mark Boyce University of Alberta, Edmonton • Applications of cumulative effects analyses, PVA and conservation planning. Peter Abrams University of Toronto, Ontario • How populations can increase as conditions get worse; implications for conservation and fisheries management. • Conservation 451 (Integrated Field School) The H.R. MacMillan Family Fund continues to provide essential support for Conservation 451, a course that is an integral part of the Natural Resources Conservation program. This course integrates natural sciences, social sciences, and management issues related to conservation of natural resources. The course consists of three modules each focussing on an ecosystem in B.C. The course was organised by Georgie Harrison in collaboration with Drs. Michael Feller, Susan Glenn, Scott Hinch and Kathy Martin. The H.R. MacMillan Family Fund is instru- mental to the success of Conservation 451 by providing funds to bring guest lecturers to this innovative new course. The inclusion of these participants benefits the course by exposing students to the breadth of views that characterise resource issues in B.C. The H.R. MacMillan Family Fund enables Conservation 451 to invite multiple speakers to field sites so that students learn practical skills and have the opportunity to apply textbook theories in real world situations. In addition to the academic benefits, the inclusion of outside professionals enables students to increase their sense of professionalism and provides the opportunity for students to meet potential employers. This year, students and faculty had the opportunity to interact with over 30 invited speakers in classroom and field activities. These speakers ranged from academics from other institutions, workers and managers from resource-based industries, First Nations groups, government officials and a range of non- government organisations. BURGESS-LANE L E C T U R E The Burgess-Lane lectureship was established in 1974 by Mrs. Dorothy Burgess and Mrs. Evelyn Lane for the purpose of disseminating scientific information and achievement among forestry students, professional foresters, scientists and the public. This year's lecture was given on February 7, 2001 by Dr. Bob Leicester of CSIRO, Australia. The lecture was held in conjunction with a Faculty research evening and attracted well over 100 interested individuals. Free copies of Dr. Leicester's talk "Engi- neered Performance of Timber Construction " are available by mail or electronically at the Faculty's website www.forestry.ubc.ca. 2000 Annual Report 53 UBC Faculty of Forestry Home Page Location: http://www.forestry.ubc.ca/ 3$rFoiesliy al University of British Columbia, Canada - Netscape Eie £dit View fio £ommunicalof Help 1.-1*1*1 Forestry at UBC 4 -y a rft a & s tf a 11 Reload Home Seaich Netscape Prrtt Securty Shop JjjJj f Bookmarks ij Location jhttp /www lotestry ubc.ca/ $ j ) ' What's Related instant Message a) Membei! g) WebMal 'Sjl Connections §1 BizJoumd §1 SmaclUpdate §1 Mktplace Educa t i on Unde rg radua te Graduate Other P rog rams Depar tments • Forest Sc iences • Forest Resources M a n a g e m e n t • W o o d Science •Af f i l ia ted Units Peop le Faculty Contac t Us Fac i l i t ies Forest Sciences Centre Resea r ch Forests C A W P Wednesday, May 2, 2001 The University of British Co lumb ia ' s Faculty of Forestry is he lp ing mee t the needs of an increasingly know ledge -ba forest sector. With close to 600 undergraduate and 200 graduate s tudents , and the h ighes t levels of forestry res f und ing in Canada , the faculty is well pos i t i oned to m e e t the needs of the forest sector. irch U n d e r g r a d u a t e D e g r e e p r o g r a m s Programs in Forest Resources Managemen t , Natural Resources Conservat ion , Forest Opera t ions , Forest Science, and W o o d Products Process ing. G r a d u a t e D e g r e e P r o g r a m s Advanced studies in the bas ic scientific, manage r i a l or economic aspects of Forestry and W o o d Science. Guide to Adm i s s i ons . T h e Faculty of Forestry has a teach ing faculty of mo re t han fifty professors . In addit ion to their c ommi tmen t to teach ing, they are extens ive ly invo lved in research projects which do much to further the unders tand ing of the forest and its resources. (tP Document: Done Start | yj £> " ^Microsoft Word Inter ior F i e ld Schoo l Frst351 Con fe rence: "The Mature and Culture of Forests: Imp l i ca t ions o f Diversity f o r Sustainabi l i ty, T r ade and Certi f ication* May 8 - 12, 2 001 Inst i tute f o r Eu ropean Stud ies Job Pos t i ngs Head - Depa r tmen t of W o o d 8 d e n c e Ass i s tant P ro f e s so r in Forest Opera t ion* Endowed Cha i r in Forest Hydro logy f Random House Webs.. rotestty at Univef... '«-» J J C3 -Z- v0tt«?EJ 10:44 AM The Faculty of Forestry World Wide Web site features: • academic program outlines and registration guides; profiles of Faculty members; department and allied program descriptions; online Faculty newsletters and special event announcements. Any comments or suggestions about our World Wide Web site can be addressed to the Webmaster, at (604) 822-0024 or e-mail fcoffice@interchg.ubc.ca. PRODUCTION INFORMATION This Annual Report was prepared on an IBM PC AT compatible computer using Microsoft Word 97 for Windows 98. A final camera-ready impression was produced using an HP Laserjet 5M printer. Cover: Cornwall cover coated one side 10 pt. Text: Resolve coated matte 80 lbs. Questions concerning this report or requests for mailing list updates, deletions or additions should he directed to: Dr. Susan Watts Annual Report Editor Faculty of Forestry, Dean's Office University of British Columbia Forest Sciences Centre 2005-2424 Main Mall Vancouver, B.C. V6T IZ4 CANADA Phone: (604) 822-6316 Fax: (604)822-8645 E-mail: suwatts@interchg.ubc.ca Printed in Canada on recycled paper. jz-mm: . Facility of Forestry diversity of British Colli: Forest ScidnCes Centre 2 0 0 5 - 2424-Main Mal yancouyc^ B.C. V 6 T ^ t i l s c a n a d m reb: www. 


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