U.S. Forest Service
Rocky Mountain Research Station
Forest & Woodlands Ecosystems
Disturbance ecology of high elevation coniferous ecosystems of the North American Southwest
Climate change effects on forest insect disturbance ecology
Interaction of fire, insects, climate, and anthropogenic effects.
Ecology of Elatobium abietinum, an exotic aphid on Picea in North America.
Achievement of scientific knowledge of western forest insect disturbance ecology.
To provide information needed for resource management and decision support for forest health and productivity.
Development of quantitative tools to assist in the management of western forest insects.
Effectively transfer of technology to clients.