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Publications for Coupled Dynamics of Humans and Landscape (SP III)

Below are some of the results of our ongoing research, in the Bankhead National Forest area and elsewhere. ​​


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Nieva Brown (MS, 2009; Advisor Dr. Rory Fraser). UNDERSTANDING COLLABORATIVE COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT IN THE FOREST POLICY IMPLEMENTATION PROCESS. Master's thesis, 191 pages. Alabama A&M University, Normal, Alabama.


Fields, Szmanski (Rick) (MS, 2011; Advisor Dr. Tadesse). 


Gyawali, Buddhi. 2007. PhD. SPATIAL AND TEMPORAL DYNAMICS OF HUMAN WELLBEING, LAND COVER TYPES, COMMUNITY CAPITAL, AND INCOME GROWTH IN THE BLACK BELT REGION OF ALABAMA. PhD dissertation, pp. ? Alabama A&M University, Normal, Alabama.


Dawn Lemke. 2012. PhD. ALIEN PLANTS AND THEIR INVASION OF THE FORESTED LANDSCAPE OF THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES.​ PhD dissertation. Pp 197. University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.


Xavier Ndona-Makusa  MS. 2009. MS. WOODY BIOMASS PRODUCTION IN DIFFFERENT FOREST TYPES OF ALABAMA. Master's thesis. Pp. 58. Alabama A&M University, Normal, Alabama.


Tenyah, Thomas. MS. 2009. ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF DIFFERENT LOGGINGG METHODS IN THE BANKHEAD NATIONAL FOREST, ALABAMA: A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS. MS Thesis. Pp. 97. Alabama A&M University, Normal, Alabama. 

 
 
 
Publications, Proceedings, and General Technical Reports
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 


Bukenya, James O., Cedric Davis, Swagata Banerjee, and Buddhi Gyawali. 2011. Analysis of regional disparities and wage convergence in Alabama. African Journal of Agricultural Research 6(2):363-375. (SP III)


Chen, Xiongwen, and Rory Fraser. 2009. Quantifying impacts of land ownership on regional forest NDVI dynamics: a case study at Bankhead National Forest in Alabama, USA. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing 75(8):997-1003. DOI: 0099-1112/09/7508–0997/$3.00/0 (SP III)

 
 

Chen, Xiongwen, and Bai-lian Li. 2005. Spatial distribution of forest biome energetics in China. Forestry 78(5):461-469. DOI: 10.1093/forestry/cpi054 (SP III)​


Chen, Xiongwen, and Yong Wang. 2007. Emergent spatial pattern of herpetofauna in Alabama, USA. Acta Herpetologica 2(2):97-115. ISSN: 1827-9643 (online)​ (SP I, SP III)​


Fraser, Rory; Buddhi Gyawali; and J. Shelhaus. 2005. Blacks in space: land tenure and well-being in Perry County, Alabama. Small-scale Forest Economics, Management and Policy 21(4):21-33. (SP III)


Gyawali, Buddhi; Rory Fraser; James Bukenya; and John Schelhas. 2008. Income convergence in a rural, majority African-American region. The Review of Regional Studies 38(1):45-65. (SP III)


Gyawali, Buddhi; Rory Fraser; James Bukenya; and Swagata Banerjee. 2010. Spatial relationship between human well-being and community capical in the Black Belt region of Alabama. Journal of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development 2(9):167-178. (SP III)


Lemke, Dawn; Callie J. Schweitzer; Yong Wang; and Wubishet Tadesse. Accepted. Assessment of forest management influences on total live aboveground tree biomass in the Bankhead National Forest, Alabama. In Proceedings of the 17th biennial southern silvicultural research conference. e–Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS–203. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 8 p. 


Lemke, Dawn; and Jennifer A. Brown. 2012. Habitat modeling of alien plant species at varying levels of occupancy. Forests 3:799-817. DOI:10.3390/f3030799 (SP III)


Lemke, Dawn; Callie J. Schweitzer; Irenus A. Tazisong; Yong Wang; and Jennifer A. Brown. 2012. Invasion of a mined landscape: what habitat characteristics are influencing the occurrence of invasive plants? International Journal of Mining, Reclamation, and Environment 27(4):275-293.

DOI: 10.1080/17480930.2012.699215​ (SP I, SP II, SP III)​


Lemke, Dawn; Callie J. Schweitzer; Wubishet Tadesse; Yong Wang; and Jennifer Brown. 2013. Geospatial assessment of invasive plants on reclaimed mines in Alabama. Invasive Plant Science and Management 6(3):401-410. (SP I, SP III)


Kaunda-Bukenya, Nally; Wubishet Tadesse; Yujian Fu; Teferi Tsegaye; and Mesemir Wagaw. 2012. Spatial Decision Support System (SDSS) for Stormwater Management and Water Quality Assessment. Intech, Open Science.


Stephens, J.; Dimov, L.; Schweitzer, C.; Tadesse, W. 2008. Using LiDAR and Color Infrared Imagery to Successfully Measure Stand Characteristics on the William B. Bankhead National Forest, Alabama. In: Jacobs, Douglass F.; Michler, Charles H., eds. 2008. Proceedings, 16th Central Hardwood Forest Conference; 2008 April 8-9; West Lafayette, IN. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-24. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 366-373.​


Wang, Yong; Shanta Parajuli; Dawn Lemke; Wubishet Tadesse; Xiongwen Chen; Callie J. Schweitzer; and Glendon Smalley. 2006. Forest land classification using isoclustering procedure: an exploratory analysis. In: Prisley, S.; P. Bettinger; I-K. Hung; and J. Kushla, eds. 2006. Proceedings of the 5th Southern Forestry and Natural Resources GIS Conference, June 12-14, 2006, Asheville, NC. Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. (SP I, SP III)​

 



 
This is a Center for Research Excellence in Science and Technology, funded through the National Science Foundatio​n​  (grant #  1036600).   ​​

 

 

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