IUFRO Spruce 2015 – Conference Abstracts



Phil Comeau

Opening remarks - Mixed species forests and the importance and role of spruce species in mixed forests (p1-comeau.pdf)

Braze, J.

An overview of forests and forest management in Alberta (p1-braze.pdf)

Macdonald, E.

A natural disturbance-based approach to ecosystem management in the mixedwood boreal forest: Lessons learned from the EMEND project (p1-macdonald.pdf)

Deal, R.

Mixed Sitka spruce-red alder stands in southeast Alaska: The role of alder for improving biodiversity and enhancing ecosystem services (p1-Deal.pdf)

Laganiere, J.

The influence of boreal tree species mixtures on ecosystem carbon storage and fluxes (a1-laganiere.pdf)

Nijnik, M.

Linking multi-functional forestry goals with the legacy of spruce plantations in Scotland (a1-nijnik.pdf)

Bater, C.

Enabling wise forest management through the application of airborne laser scanning, with examples from biodiversity and riparian conservation (a1-bater.pdf)

Cortini, F.

White spruce annual radial area growth and wood properties averaged over multiple time periods in relation to current tree and stand attributes (b1-cortini.pdf)

Sattler, D.

Validation of existing and new models for wood stiffness in white spruce (b1-sattler.pdf)

Macdonald, E.

Managing canopy composition in boreal mixedwood forests: effects on understory plant communities (a2-macdonald.pdf)

Fraser, E.

Impacts of single and repeated glyphosate herbicide applications on plant community diversity and spruce growth in an Alberta spruce plantation (a2-fraser.pdf)

Diaci, J.

Picea abies and Fagus sylvatica regeneration niche partitioning within gaps of an Alpine forest (b2-diaci.pdf)

Mason, W.

How experiments that investigated growing Sitka spruce in mixture changed British forestry – and what happened afterwards (p2-mason.pdf)

Felton, A.

Replacing monocultures with mixed-species stands in Sweden: The socio-ecological implications of two prominent mixed-species alternatives (p2-felton.pdf)

Oltean, G.

Linking the depth-to-water topographic index to soil moisture on boreal forest sites in Alberta (a3-oltean.pdf)

Gartner, S. (presented by Phil Comeau)

Natural regeneration of Picea glauca in the mixedwood boreal forest of western Canada – stand dynamics and yield implications (a4-comeau.pdf)

Vallet, P.

Overyielding in mixed forests decreases with site productivity (b3-vallet.pdf)

Zenner, E.

Modelling basal area growth in even- and uneven-sized mixed Picea abies stands in southern Finland as a function of growing stock and stand structure (b3-zenner.pdf)

Elkin, C.

Evaluating the relative importance of direct and indirect impacts of climate change on European spruce forests (a4-elkin.pdf)

Comeau, P.

Can mixedwood management mitigate climate change impacts on spruce in western Canada’s boreal forests? (a4-comeau.pdf)

Hoepting, M.

Early vegetation control for the regeneration of a single-cohort, intimate mixture of white spruce and aspen on upland boreal sites (b4-Hoepting.pdf)

Kabzems, R.

Managed mixtures of aspen and white spruce 21 to 25 years after establishment (b4-kabzems.pdf)

Smith, J.

Sprucing up eastern Canadian mixedwoods: does white spruce (Picea glauca) respond to partial harvesting? (b4-smith.pdf)

Kabzems, R.

Fifteen year results of white spruce underplanted beneath spaced and unspaced aspen stands in northeastern British Columbia (b5-Kabzems.pdf)

Krebs, V.

Effects of intraspecific competition on growth of advance regeneration of white spruce following understory protection harvest (b5-krebs.pdf)

Pretzsch, H.

Analyzing species mixing effects at the stand and tree level (p3-pretzsch.pdf)

Drössler, L.

Scots pine-Norway spruce mixed forest experiments in northern Europe (p3-drossler.pdf)

Lieffers, V.

Why is Canadian policy governing boreal mixedwood forests so complicated? (p3-lieffers.pdf)

Mason, W.

Understanding mixed forests in Europe – findings from EuMIXFOR (p3-mason.pdf)

Comeau, P.

Mixedwood management in the boreal plains of Canada – some options for the future (p3-comeau.pdf)