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Academic Reports by Two Canadian Scholars

Sourse: College of Forestry   Date:2017-06-09

Report one:Target-oriented Forest Ecosystem Management

Speaker:Dr.  Guoliang Liu,Forest Ecosystem Solution Ltd (FESL), Canada

Time:9:30-10:20 am, June 11

Venue:Laboratory for Ecological Forecasting and Global Change 

Introduction to the speaker:

Guoliang Liu is going to talk the technologies and experience of transforming forests to their desired states, maintain the desired states, balance and sustain profit and product flows. Desired states are defined from the perspectives of watershed condition, carbon storage, wildlife habitat, biodiversity, recreation, visual quality objective etc.
Guoliang Liu got his Ph.D., in the field Forest Ecosystem Landscape Management from UBC in year 2000; and started a company “Forest Ecosystem Solution Ltd (FESL)’ in North Vancouver, Canada. The model FSOS (Forest Simulation Optimization System) Guoliang Liu developed has been applied in more than 100 projects in the fields of timber supply analysis, forest carbon management, watershed management, wildlife habitat and biodiversity management.

Report two:Target-oriented Forest Ecosystem Management

Speaker:Professor Crowe,Faculty of Natural Resources Management, Lakehead University, Ontario, Canada

Time:10:20-11:10 am, June 11

Venue:Laboratory for Ecological Forecasting and Global Change 

Introduction to the speaker:

Professor Crowe teaches decision modeling in the Faculty of Natural Resources Management, Lakehead University, Ontario, Canada. He completed his Ph.D at the University of British Columbia, studying under Dr. John Nelson. His research expertise is on operations research problems in forestry (in general), and the harvest-scheduling model (in particular). Dr. Crowe has published extensively on this problem, has received multiple grants to address operations problems in forest planning. He has also supervised many Masters and Doctoral students. The talk is a presentation of his latest research, funded by the Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada.

 College of Forestry 
 June 9, 2017