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BRUCE C. LARSON is currently on the faculty of forestry at the University of British Columbia. Previously he was at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, where he held the positions of Director of School Forests, Lecturer in Forest Management, and Associate Professor of Silviculture. Before coming to Yale in 1982, he was a Post-Doctoral Fellow in Silviculture at Duke University. He has an A.B. degree (magna cum laude) in biology from Harvard, and a Master of Forest Science degree, with emphasis in silviculture and forest genetics, from Yale University. He has a Ph.D. from the College of Forest Resources, University of Washington, Seattle, with the dissertation title, "Development and growth of even-aged and multi-aged mixed stands of Douglas-fir and grand fir on the east slope of the Washington Cascades." His primary expertise is in quantitative silviculture, and he is co-author of the leading textbook on forest stand dynamics, and is a co-author of the most widely used textbook on silviculture in North America. For nearly a decade he has been responsible for all aspects of the Yale forests, and has developed innovative approaches to both management planning and operations. He has consulting experience in most regions of the United States, and has extensive experience in Canada and Germany, has published on silviculture topics in Bangladesh.

Selected Publications:

1990 - (with Oliver) Forest Stand Dynamics. McGraw-Hill, Inc. 467p. ( a textbook on the growth and development of forests.)

1993 - (with Burschel and Kursten) Present role of German forests and forestry in the national carbon budget and options to its increase. Water, Air and Soil Pollution. 70: 325-340.

1994 - (with Aston and Ducey) Landscape processes and forest management: linking theory, model, and practice. In: Proceedings of Symposium on Modeling Sustainable Forest Ecosystems, held November 18-20, 1992 in Washington, D.C. LeMaster and Sedjo, eds. Published by the Society of American Foresters.

1994 - (with Ducey, Dalla Rosa, Vernegaard, Knoettner, and Ashton) Effect of a small wood-fired power plant on the atmospheric carbon balance: a preliminary assessment. In: Proceedings of Symposium on Use of Forest and Biomass Residues in Energy Production, held February 22-23, 1992 in New Haven, CT. Published by Winrock International.

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