MEET MORE MEMBERS

February 1998

Virginia H. Dale

Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37831-6036
Phone: 423-576-8043, Fax: 423-576-8543, Email: VHD@ORNL.GOV

Date of Birth: September 9, 1951

Education:

B.A. in Mathematics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1974 (with honors)
M.S. in Mathematics with a minor in Ecology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1975
Ph.D. in Mathematical Ecology (a Special Individual Ph.D. Program), University of Washington, Seattle, 1980


Research Experience:

Senior Scientist, Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 1996-present
Adjunct Faculty, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1993-present
Research Scientist, Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 1984-1994
Research Associate, College of Forest Resources, University of Washington, 1981-1983
Research Associate, Forest Research Laboratory, Oregon State University, 1981
Research Associate, Department of Botany, University of Washington, 1980
Research Assistant, Department of Botany, University of Washington, 1978-1979
Research Assistant, Center for Quantitative Science in Forestry and Fisheries, University of Washington, 1977-1978
Research Assistant, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, 1975



Management:

National Center for Environmental Decision Making Research, Toolkit Team co-leader (1995-present)
Acting Division Director, Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (1996)
Associate Director, Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (1994-1996)
Group Leader, Theoretical Ecology Group in the Ecosystem Studies Section of the Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (1992-1994)
Task leader for ORNL Director's R&D fund on land use change (1990-92)
Program manager for Department of Energy land use research (1989-90)


Teaching Experience:

Guest lecture, various universities (landscape ecology, forestry, international studies, ecology)
Instructor, Department of Biology, University of Puget Sound, 1982-1983 (introductory biology and ecology)
Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Pacific Lutheran University, 1981-1982 (as a sabbatical replacement, I taught introductory and ecology and was asked to stay by the Department of Mathematics)
Instructor, Department of Mathematics, Pacific Lutheran University, 1982 (algebra and BASIC)
Instructor, Math and Science Department, North Seattle Community College, 1980 (math overview)
Teaching Assistant, Department of Botany, University of Washington, 1978-1980 (taught plant taxomony, and assisted with plant ecology and field ecology)
Teaching Assistant, Center for Quantitative Science in Forestry and Fisheries, University of Washington 1975-1977 (taught statistics)
Teaching Assistant, Department of Mathematics, University of Tennessee, 1974-1975 (assisted with algebra and taught calculus)



Awards:

Hammer Award from Vice President Al Gore for work on the Southern Appalachian Assessment that was a "contribution to building a government that works better and costs less", 1997
Technical Publication Award from the East Tennessee Chapter of the Society of Technical Communication:Award of Excellence for a Book, 1995
Distinguished and Sustained Scientific Achievement Award, Association for Women in Science, East Tennessee Chapter, 1994
International Technical Communications Competition, Award of Distinguished for a Scholarly/Professional Article, 1992
Technical Publication Award from the East Tennessee Chapter of the Society of Technical Communication: Award of Distinguished for a Trade/News Article, 1992
Martin Marietta Technical Achievement Award, 1991
International Technical Communications Competition, Award of Excellence for a Scholarly/Professional Article, 1991
Technical Publication Award from the East Tennessee Chapter of the Society of Technical Communication: Award of Distinguished for a Scholarly/Professional Article, 1991
Martin Marietta Performance Improvement Process Award, 1989
Puget Sound Mycological Society Student Fellowship, 1979
Northwest Science Association Student Award, 1979
Ford Fellowship, 1976 and 1977

Professional Activities:

USDA Forest Service Committee of Scientists, 1997-1998 National Research Council Ecosystems Panel, 1997-1998
Associate Editor, Ecosystems, 1997-2001
National Science Foundation Panel Member - Ecosystems Science, 1997-1999
Member, Technical Advisor Group for "Assessment of Military Training and Testing Impacts on Natural and Cultural Resources" USA Construction Engineering Research Laboratories, 1996.
Environmental Protection Agency Scientific Advisory Board, Ecological Processes and Effects Committee, 1992-1997; Research Strategies Advisory Committee 1995-1997
Ecological Society of America, Member-at-Large of Governing Board, 1995-1997; Finance Committee, 1995-1998; Membership Committee 1995-1998
Southern Appalachian Man and the Biosphere, Executive Committee, Policy Team for Southern Appalachian Assessment 1994-1995 Sigma Xi, Oak Ridge Chapter: President, 1996-1997, President-elect, 1995-1996; Treasurer, 1993-1995
Associate Editor, Environmental Reviews, National Research Council of Canada, 1992-1995
Science Advisor, The Sand County Foundation, 1992-1994
National Science Foundation Panel Member - Human Dimensions of Global Change, 1992-1994
Exchange faculty between the University of Amazonas and University of Tennessee, 1993
National Research Council review team for Brazilian Institutions, 1992
Listings: Who's Who of American Men and Women in Science, Who's Who of American Women in Science, Who's Who in Technology
American Women in Science East Tennessee Chapter Education Committee, 1991
National Science Foundation review panel for the University of Colorado Long Term Ecological Research at Niwot Ridge, Colorado, July 10-12, 1989
National Science Foundation, Advisory Committee on Scientific and Technological Planning on Long Term Ecological Research, Washington, D.C., January 25-26, 1988


Research Sponsorship:

Strategic Environmental Research and Defense Program, 1996 ($910,000) "Enhancement of Image Assessment Capabilities for Natural Resource Characterization" (with Sam Houston State University and USA Construction Engineering Research Laboratories)
NSF/EPA Partnership for Environmental Research, 1995-1997 ($140,000) "Innovations in Valuation of Ecosystems: A Forest Application" (with Vanderbilt Institute for Public Policy Studies)
NSF, 1995-1999 ($5,000,000) Center for Environmental Decision Making (with TVA and University of Tennessee through the Joint Institute for Energy and the Environment)
Strategic Environmental Research and Defense Program, 1994-1998 ($4,537,000) "Ecological Modeling for Military Land Use" (with Pacific Northwest Laboratories)
EPA Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program, 1994-1996 ($806,832) "Relating Ecological Indicators to Societal Values" (with Vanderbilt Institute for Public Policy Studies)
USDA Forest Service Global Change Program, 1993-96 ($18,000) "Developing of Mechanistic Models of Regeneration and Stand Establishment and Scaling Up to Regional and National Levels" (with the North Central Forest Research Station)
National Geographic Society, 1994-95 ($11,050) "Fifteen Years of Plant Recovery on the Debris Avalanche at Mount St. Helens"
Ecological Society of America's Sustainable Biosphere Initiative, 1994 ($5000) "Relating Land Use Change and Climate Change"
EPA, National Acidic Precipitation Assessment Program, 1993-94 ($167,825) "Developing a Framework for Integrated Assessment"
ORNL Seed Money, 1992 ($14,000) "Novel Techniques for Correlating Forest Fragmentation with Biodiversity"
Oak Ridge National Laboratory Director's RD Fund, 1990-1992 ($887,000) "Land Use and Global Environmental Problems: Integrating Approaches from the Social and Environmental Sciences"
Department of Energy, Carbon Cycle Program, 1987-1990, 1993-94 "Causes of Global Climate Change"
National Geographic Society, 1989 ($5,750) "Plant Recovery on the Debris Avalanche at Mount St. Helens"
National Science Foundation, 1988 ($35,000) "Predicting across Scales: Theory Development and Testing"
Oak Ridge National Laboratory Seed Money, 1986 ($67,000) "Biotic Control of Landscape Pattern: Interactions of Scale Dependent Ecosystem Processes"
EPA, National Acidic Precipitation Assessment Program, 1984-1986 "Modeling Impacts of Acidic Precipitation to Forests"
EARTHWATCH (Center for Field Studies), 1982-1983 ($11,179) "The Recovery of Mount St. Helens"
Research Corporation, 1982 "Disturbances created by the Mount St. Helens Eruption"
National Science Foundation (co-investigator), 1980-82 "Effects on the Vegetation of the Mount St. Helens Eruption"
Sigma Xi Grant-in-Aid of Research, 1978 ($300) "Pollination Ecology on Mount Rainier"


Field Experience:

Ft. Knox, Kentucky, 1996
Oak Ridge Reservation, Tennessee, 1992-1996
Amazonas, Brazil, 1992-1993
Rondonia, Brazil, 1991-1992
Mount St. Helens, Washington, 1980-1996
Walker Branch Watershed, Tennessee, 1988
Cascade Head, Oregon and Wind River, Washington, 1985
Mount Rainier, Washington, 1977-1980
Deer Park, Olympic Peninsula, Washington, 1978
Wenatchee Mountains and North Cascades, Washington, 1978-1980
Mima Mounds, Washington, 1979



Society Memberships:

American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Women in Science
Conservation Biology
Ecological Society of America
International Association for Landscape Ecology
Sigma Xi


Ad Hoc Reviewer:

Proposals

Department of Energy
Environmental Protection Agency
Maryland Department of Natural Resources
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
National Science Foundation (Ecology, Ecosystems, Geography, Hydrological Sciences, and Human Dimensions of Global Change, Decision Risk and Management Science)
Nature Conservancy
National Institute for Global Environmental Change
USDA Forest Service

Articles
American Midland Naturalist
Biogeochemistry
BioScience
Canadian Journal of Botany
Canadian Journal of Forest Research
Ecology
Ecological Applications
Ecosystems
Ecotoxicology
Environmental Management
Forest Science
Global Biogeochemical Cycles
Journal of Forest History
Journal of Vegetation Science
Landscape Ecology
National Research Council
National Geographic Research Exploration
Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing
Plant Ecology
Soil Science Society of America Journal



Workshops and Symposia Organized:

Symposium on "Changing Patterns of Landscapes" for Ecology Society of America Annual Meeting, Ohio State University, August 10-14, 1987
Workshop on Effects of Land Use on Atmospheric CO2, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, May 18-20, 1987
Workshop sponsored by the National Science Foundation and the Office of Health and Environmental Research of the Department of Energy on "Predicting Across Scales: Theory Development and Testing." Oak Ridge, Tenn., November 8-12, 1988
Workshop sponsored by the Department of Energy on "Using Remote Sensing to Estimate CO 2 Flux from Land Use Changes." Washington, D.C., February 22-24, 1989
Symposium on "The Effect of Land Use Change on Atmospheric CO2 Concentration" at the Annual Ecological Society of America Meeting in Toronto, Canada, August 7, 1989
Workshop on "Natural Resource Economics" sponsored by U.S. Agency for International
Development and Partners in Education for 10 visiting Brazilian scientists, September 12-14, 1991, Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
Workshop on "Developing the Framework for the NAPAP Assessment" sponsored by the
Environmental Protection Agency, Nov. 8-10, 1993, Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
Workshop on "Integrated Assessment: Characterizing Key Policy Issues" sponsored by the Department of Energy, June 28-29, 1994, Washington, D.C.
Workshop on "Comparing Large, Infrequent Disturbances" sponsored by the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, May 20-22, 1996, Santa Barbara, Ca.
Workshop on "Ecological Aspects of Land-Use Change" sponsored by EPA and the Sustainable Biosphere Initiative, September 22-24, 1996, Townsend, Tennessee.
Workshop on "Tools for Environmental Decision-Making Research" sponsored by the NSF National Center for Environmental Decision-Making Research, October 28-30, 1996, Knoxville, Tennessee.
Discussion on "Ecological Principles of Land-Use Dynamics in the United States," Ecological Society of America Annual meeting, Albuquerque, New Mexico, August 12, 1997.
Workshop on "Land Use Change," Oak Ridge, Tennessee, January, 1998 (sponsored by the Sustainable Biosphere Initaitve and NASA).
Symposium on "Ecological principles of land management and their implications" at the Annual Ecological Society of America Meeting in Balitmore, Maryland, August 6-10, 1998.


Journal Special Issues:
Edited special issue of Landscape Ecology that resulted from the November 1988 workshop
on "Predicting Across Scales"
Organized special issue of the Canadian Journal of Forest Research on estimating land use change in south and southeast Asia, 1990
 
Students:

On Graduate School Committee
Robert Frohn, M.S. student in Ecology at the University of Miami in Ohio (1990-91)
Ph.D. student in Geography at the University of California in Santa Barbara (1992-95)
Holly Offerman, Ecology, DOE's Science and Engineering Research Semester and Master's program in Geography at the University of Maryland (1993-95)
Brad McRae, DOE Climate Change Fellow, masters in Wildlife Ecology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wi. (1993-95)
Brett Hazen, M.S. student in Computer Science at the University of Tennessee (1995)
Jill Caviglia, Ph.D. student in Economics, University of Tennessee (1995-1998)
Michael Kane, Ph.D. student in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee (1996-1998)

Advisor:
Howard Watson, mathematics, DOE high school teacher program
Renee Franklin, biology, Oak Ridge Associated Universities summer student
DOE High School Honors Program students
Ruth Kern, DOE fellowship and Ph.D. student in ecology at Duke University (1994-96)
Marcos Pedlowski, geography, Oak Ridge Associated Universities Post-masters program (1991-92), Ph.D. student In Urban Studies, Virginia Polytechnique Institute (1993-1996)
Darrell Ruffner, social sciences and mathematics, DOE high school teacher program (1996)
Johanna Delgado. University of Puerto Rico (1997)
Wendy Adams, Oak Ridge High School (1994-1998)
Bari Williams, New Mexico State University (1998)


Community Involvement:

Citizens for Quality Growth, Chair of Steering Committee, 1989-1993
American Youth Soccer Oraganization coach 1987- 1989, 1996-98
Oak Ridge Regional Task Force, Member 1987-1988
Environmental Quality Advisory Board, City of Oak Ridge,Member, 1985-1988, Chair 1986 to 1988
State Conservation Chairperson, Washington Native Plant Society, 1982-1983
Instructor, SPECTRUM (continuing education at the University of Washington), 1980-1982
Instructor, Women and Mathematics, A Secondary School Lecture Program sponsored by the Mathematical Association of America, 1980-1983
Instructor, The Arboretum Society, University of Washington, 1980


Publications (2 books and 110 articles):  (V. Dale was formerly V. Adams)
Books
Dale, V.H. (editor). 1994. Effects of Land Use Change on Atmospheric CO2 Concentrations: Southeast Asia as a Case Study. New York: Springer-Verlag.
Dale, V.H . and English, M.R. (editors). 1998. Tools to Aid Environmental Decision Making. New York: Springer-Verlag.

Ecological modeling

Adams, V.D. , D.L. DeAngelis, and R.A. Goldstein.  1975.  Analysis of the Time Delay in a Host-Parasite Model.  ORNL Report, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

Swartzman, G., and V. Adams .  1979.  Simulating the Effects of Increased Temperature in a Plankton Ecosystem.  NUREG Report CR-0974, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, D.C.

Adams, V. , D.L. DeAngelis, and R.A. Goldstein.  1980.  Stability Analysis of the Time-Delay in a Host-Parasitoid Model.  J. Theor. Biol. 83:43-62.

Dale, V.H. , and G.L. Swartzman.  1984.  Simulating the Effects of Increased Temperature in a Plankton Ecosystem:  A Case Study.  In E. Shubert (ed.), Algae as Ecological Indicators.  Academic Press.

Franklin, R.L.A., R.H. Gardner, V.H. Dale , and P.S. White. 1988. PLOTSAM: A Simulation of Systematic and Random Sampling. Oak Ridge National Laboratory TM-10670, Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

Gardner, R.H., V.H. Dale , and R.V. O'Neill. 1989. Error propagation and uncertainty in process modeling. In R.K. Dixon, R.S. Meldehl, G.A. Ruark, and W.G. Warren (ed.s) Process Modeling of Forest Growth Responses to Environmental Stress. Timber Press: Portland, OR. pp. 208-219.

Dale, V.H. , R.L.A. Franklin, W.M. Post, and R.H. Gardner. 1991. Sampling ecological information: Choice of sample size. Ecol. Model. 57:1-10.

Dale, V.H. , R.H. Gardner, D.L. DeAngelis, C. Eagar, and J.W. Webb. 1991. Elevation-mediated effects of balsam woolly adelgid on southern Appalachian spruce-fir forests. Can. J. For. Res. 21:1639-1648.
 
Pearson. S. M. and V. H. Dale . In press. Modeling the driving factors and ecological consequences of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon. In (D. L. Mladenoff and W. B. Baker, editors) Advances in Spatial Modeling of Forest Landscape Change. Cambridge University Press.
 
Dale, V.H. and W. Van Winkle. 1998. Models provide understanding, not belief. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America.
 
Community Ecology
 
Adams, V.   1983.  Temporal Partitioning of Blooming Phenology in Pedicularis on Mount Rainier.  Can. J. Bot. 61(3):786-791.
 
Effects of the Eruption and Recovery at Mount St. Helens
 
Adams, V.D.   1982.  Testimony.  pp. 185-188.  In Joint hearings before the Subcommittee on Forests, Family Farms and Energy of the Committee on Agriculture and the Subcommittee on Public Lands and National Parks of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, U.S. House of Representatives, Ninety-seventh Congress, March 11, 1982.  U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C.  510 p.
 
Adams, V. , and A.B. Adams.  1982.  Initial Recovery of the Vegetation on Mount St. Helens.  In S. A. C. Keller (ed.), Mount St. Helens:  One Year Later.  Eastern Washington University Press, Cheney, Washington, pp. 105-114.
 
Martin, D., L. Wasserman, and V. Dale .  1986.  Influence of Riparian Vegetation on Posteruptive Survival of Coho Salmon Fingerlings on the West-Side Streams of Mount St. Helens, Washington.  North American Journal of Fisheries Management 6:1-8.
 
Dale, V.H.   1986.  Plant Recovery on the Debris Avalanche at Mount St. Helens.  In S. A. C. Keller (ed.), Mount St. Helens:  Five Years Later.  Eastern Washington University Press, Cheney, Washington.  pp. 208-214.
 
Adams, A.B., V.H. Dale , A.R. Kruckeberg, and E. Smith.  1987.  Plant survival, growth form and regeneration following the May 18, 1980, eruption of Mount St. Helens, Washington.  Northwest Science 61:160-170.
 
Adams, A.B., and V.H. Dale .  1987.  Comparisons of Vegetative Succession Following Glacial and Volcanic Disturbances.  In D. E. Bilderback (ed.), Mount St. Helens 1980:  Botanical Consequences of the Explosive Eruptions, University of California Press, Los Angeles.  pp. 70-147.
 
Dale, V.H. 1989. Wind dispersed seeds and plant recovery on the Mount St. Helens debris avalanche. Canadian Journal of Botany 67:1434-1441.
 
Dale, V.H. 1991. The debris avalanche at Mount St. Helens: Vegetation establishment in the ten years since the eruption. National Geographic Research & Exploration 7(3):328-341.
 
Dale, V.H. 1992. Diversity Impact and Recovery at Mount St. Helens: a function of disturbance. Northwest Environmental Journal. 8(1): 185-187.
 
Dale, V.H. 1992. Exotic seeds reduce biodiversity on the Mount St. Helens debris avalanche. Northwest Environmental Journal. 8(1): 183-185.
 
Turner, M.G., V.H. Dale , and E.H. Everham. 1997. Crown fires, hurricanes and volcanoes: a comparison among large-scale disturbances. BioScience 47:758-768.
 
Dale, V. H. , J. Delgado-Acevedo, and J. MacMahon. In press. Effects of Modern Volcanic Impacts on Vegetation. In. J. Marti and G. Ernst (editors) Volcanoes and Environment, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
 
Modeling Forest Succession and Effects of Disturbances
 
Hemstrom, M., and V. Adams .  1982.  Modeling Long Term Succession in the Pacific Northwest.  In J. Means (ed.), Forest Succession and Stand Development in the Northwest.  Forest Research Laboratory, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon.
 
Dale, V. , and M. Hemstrom.  1984.  Documentation of CLIMACS:  Computer Linked Integrative Model for Assessing Community Structure.  USDA Forest Service Research Paper PNW-327.
 
Dale, V.H. , M. Hemstrom, and J. Franklin.  1984.  The Impact of Disturbance Frequency on Forest Succession in the Pacific Northwest.  Proceedings of the 1983 Society of American Foresters Annual Convention.  pp. 300-304.
 
Dale, V.H. , and S. McLaughlin.  1984.  Forest Growth Trends in the Eastern United States:  Empirical and Modeling Approaches.  University of Maine College of Forestry Technical Note No. 93.  pp. 31-40.
 
Dale, V.H. , T.W. Doyle, and H.H. Shugart.  1985.  A Comparison of Tree Growth Models.  Ecological Modeling 29:145-169.
 
Dale, V. , M. Hemstrom, and J. Franklin.  1986.  The Long Term Effects of Disturbances on Forest Succession on the Olympic Peninsula.  Canadian Journal of Forest Research 16:56-67.
 
Johnson, D.W. and V.H. Dale .  1986.  Nitrogen Cycling Models and Their Utility in Simulating Forest Harvesting.  Proceedings of the May 1986 meeting of IEA, Toronto, Canada.
 
Dale, V.H. , and T.W. Doyle.  1987.  The Role of Stand History in Assessing Forest Impacts.  Environmental Management 11(3):351-357.
 
Dale, V. , and R. Gardner.  1987.  Assessing Regional Impacts of Growth Declines Using a Forest Succession Model.  Journal of Environmental Management 24:83-93.
 
Pastor, J., R.H. Gardner, V.H. Dale , and W.M. Post.  1987. Successional changes in nitrogen availability as a potential factor contributing to spruce declines in boreal North America.  Canadian Journal of Forest Research 17:1394-1400.
 
Dale, V.H. , H.I. Jager, R.H. Gardner, and A.E. Rosen. 1988. Using Sensitivity Analysis to Improve Predictions of Broad-Scale Forest Development.  Ecological Modelling 42:165-178.
 
Dale, V.H. 1989. Modeling the effects of air pollution on regional forest development: Factors to consider for South East Asia. In Proceedings from "Workshop to Design an Acid Deposition Policy Model for South-East Asia." Bangkok, Thailand, November 13-17, 1989.
 
Decision Analysis
 
Dale, V.H.   1987.  Using a model of forest community dynamics for decision making.  Proceedings of the 1987 Forestry Issues Conference.  Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania.  March 9-11, 1987.
 
Olson, R.J., T. Boden, J. Solomon, V.H. Dale , and S. Christensen.  1988.  Guidelines for Computer-Based Information Exchange.  In Proceedings of Piecing the Puzzle Together:  A Conference on Integrating Data for Decision Making. May 27-29, 1987. (L. Allison and R.J. Olson, ed.)  National Governor's Association, Washington, D.C. 
 
Post, W.M., Dale, V.H. , DeAngelis, D.L., Mann, L.K., Mulholland, P.J., O'Neill, R.V., Peng. T.H., and Farrell, M.P. 1990. Formulating energy policies related to fossil fuel use: Critical uncertainties in the global carbon cycle. Pp. 77-95 In Global Change: A Southern Perspective. Proceedings of the 1990 Southeast Climate Symposium. Southeast Regional Climate Center, Clemson University, Columbus, S.C.
 
Dale, V.H. 1995. Integrated assessment and the relation between land-use change and climate change. Pages 75-77 in Proceedings of the Third Japan-U.S. Workshop on Global Change Modeling and Assessment: Improving Methodologies and Strategies. Honolulu, Hawaii, Octo 25-27, 1994. Office of Earth Science and Technology, Research and Development Bureau, Science and Technology Agency, Tokyo, Japan.
 
English, M.R. and Dale, V.H. 1996. The National Center for Environmental Decision-Making Research: Tools to Improve Environmental Decision Making Processes. Proceedings of the Air and Waste Management Association Meeting, Nashville, Tenn. June 23-26, 1996.
 
Dale, V.H. 1996. The National Center for Decision-Making Research. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 77(2):78-79.
Kickert, R.N., Dale, V.H. , and McCord, RA. 1996. Spatial Ecological Risk Simulation of U.S. Department of Energy lands applied to military lands. Simulation 66(4): 263-264.
 
Dale, V.H ., T. Ashwood, A.W. King, L.K. Mann, and R.N. Kickert. 1996. Assessment of Training Impacts on Ecological Resources. Proceedings of workshop on "The contribution of adaptive ecological economic modeling and assessment for sustainable development and the roles of stakeholders," Boston, Mass., July 31- August 4, 1996.
 
Dale, V.H ., Russell, C. S. , Hadley, M., kane, M. and Gregory, R. 1997. Applying multi-attribute utility techniques to environmental valuation: Forest ecosytem study. Beijer Discussion Paper No. 103, Beijer International Institute of Ecological Economics, The Swedish Academy of Sciences.
 
Dale, V.H . and O'Neill, R.V. 1998. Tools for assessing environmental conditions, In ( Dale, V.H . and English, M.R., editors) Tools to Aid Environmental Decision Making. New York, Springer -Verlag..
 
English, M.R., Dale, V.H. , Van Riper-Geibig, C. and Ramsey, W.H. 1998. Tools to aid environmental decision making: an overview, In ( Dale, V.H . and English, M.R., editors) Tools to Aid Environmental Decision Making. New York, Springer-Verlag.
 
English, M. E. and Dale, V.H. 1998. Next steps in desiging and implementing analytic tools for decision making, In ( Dale, V.H . and English, M.R., editors) Tools to Aid Environmental Decision Making. New York, Springer-Verlag.
 
Dale, V.H. In press. Managing forests as ecosystems: A success story or a challenge ahead? In (M.L. Pace and P.M. Groffman, editors). Successes, Limitations, and Frontiers in Ecosystem Ecology. New York: Springer Verlag..
 
Landscape Ecology
 
O'Neill, R.V., J.R. Krummel, R.H. Gardner, G. Sugihara, B. Jackson, D.L. DeAngelis, B.T. Milne, M.G. Turner, B. Zygmnuht, S.W. Christensen, V.H. Dale , and R.L. Graham.  1988.  Indices of landscape pattern.  Landscape Ecology 1:153-162.
 
Turner, M.G., R.H. Gardner, V.H. Dale , and R.V. O'Neill. 1988. Landscape pattern and spread of disturbance. Pp. 373-382 In M. Ruzycka, T. Hrnciarova, and L. Miklos, eds. Proc. VIIIth International Symposium on Problems of Landscape Ecological Research. Vol. 1. Institute of Experimental Biology and Ecology, CBES SAS, Bratislava, CSSR.
 
Turner, M.G., R.H. Gardner, V.H. Dale , and R.V. O'Neill. 1989. Predicting the spread of disturbance across a heterogeneous landscape. Oikos 55:121-129.
 
Gardner, R.H., M.G. Turner, and V.H. Dale . 1989. Predicting across scales: a report on the workshop "Predicting across scales: theory development and testing." Bull. Ecol. Soc. Amer. 70: 153-155.

R.H. Gardner, R.G. O'Neill, M.G. Turner, and V.H. Dale . 1989. Quantifying scale dependent effects of animal movement with simple percolation models. Landscape Ecology 3:217-228.
 
Turner, M.G., R.H. Gardner, and V.H. Dale . 1989. Predicting across scale: theory development and testing. Landscape Ecology 3:245-252.
 
Dale, V.H. , R.H. Gardner, and M.G. Turner. 1989. Predicting across scales. Landscape Ecology 3:147-152.
 
Turner, M.G. and Dale, V.H. 1990. Modeling landscape disturbance. In M.G. Turner and R.H. Gardner (ed.) Quantitative Methods in Landscape Ecology. Springer-Verlag, New York. pp. 323-351.
 
Dale, V.H. , L.K. Mann, R.J. Olson, D.W. Johnson, and K.C. Dearstone. 1990. The influence of past land use on the Walker Branch forest. Landscape Ecology 4:211-224.
 
Gardner, R.H., V.H. Dale , R.V. O'Neill, and M.G. Turner. 1991. A percolation model of ecological flows. In Landscape Boundaries: Consequences for Biotic Diversity and Ecological Flows, F. di Castri and A.J. Hansen (eds.), Springer-Verlag, N.Y., pp. 259-269.
 
O'Neill, R.V., Hunsaker, C.T., Jones, D., Klopatek, J.M., Dale, V.H. , Turner, M.G., Gardner, R.H., and Graham, R. 1995. Sustainability at landscape and regional scales. Pages 137-144 In M. Munzsinghe and W. Shearer (ed.) Defining and Measuring Sustainability. The United National University and The World Bank, Washington, D.C.
 
Dale, V.H. , Offerman, H., Pearson, S. and O'Neill, R.V. 1994. Effects of forest fragmentation on neotropical fauna. Conservation Biology 8:1027-1036.
 
Gardner, R.H., King, A.W. and Dale, V.H. 1994. Interactions between forest harvesting, landscape heterogeneity, and species persistence. Pages 65-75 In D.C. LeMaster and R.J. Sedjo, eds. Modeling Sustainable Forest Ecosystems. Proceedings of a 1992 workshop in Washington, D.C. Published by American Forests, Washington, D.C.
 
Pearson, S.M., Dale, V.H. and Offerman, H.L. 1994. Fragmentation of habitats used by neotropical migratory birds in southern Appalachians and the neotropics. Proceedings from Symposium on Application of Landscape Concepts to Forest Ecosystem Management at the Society of American Foresters National Convention, Indianapolis, In, Nov 7-10, 1993.
 
Dale, V.H. , O'Neill, R.V., Southworth, F. and Pedlowski, M.A. 1994. Modeling effects of land management in the Brazilian settlement of Rondônia. Pages 242-252 In (D. Ehrenfeld, ed) Readings from Conservation Biology: The Landscape Perspective. The Society for Conservation Biology and Blackwell Science, Inc., Cambridge, Mass.
 
Dale, V.H. , Offerman, H., Frohn, R. and Gardner, R. 1995. Landscape Characterization and Biodiversity Research. In (T.J.B. Boyle and B. Boontawee, ed.) Measuring and Monitoring Biodiversity in Tropical and Temperate Forests. Center for International Forestry Research, Bogor, Indonesia.
 
Bierregaard, R. and Dale, V.H. 1996. Islands in an everchanging sea: The ecologcial and socioeconomic dynamics of Amazonian rainforest fragments. Pages 187-204 In (J. Schelhas and R. Greenberg, ed.) Forest Patches in Tropical Landscapes. Island Press, Washington, D.C.
 
Offerman, H., Dale, V. , Pearson, S., Bierregaard, R. and O'Neill, R. 1995. Effects of forest fragmentation on neotropical fauna: current research and data availability. Environmental Reviews 3(2): 191-211.
 
Climate Change
 
Graham, R.L., M.L. Turner, and V.H. Dale . 1989. CO2-induced climate change and forest resources. Pp. 243-242 In Proceedings of the Second US-USST Symposium on Air Pollution Effects in Vegetation, Gatlinburg, Tenn., September 1988. USFS General Technical Report.
 
Dale, V.H. and J.F. Franklin. 1989. Potential effects of climate change on stand development in the Pacific Northwest. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 19:1581-1590.
 
Graham, R.L., M.G. Turner, and V.H. Dale . 1990. Increasing CO2 and climate change: effects on forests. BioScience 40(8): 575-587.
 
Post, W.M., Peng, T.-H., Emanuel, W., King, A.W., Dale, V.H. , and DeAngelis, D.L. 1990. The global carbon cycle. American Scientist 78(4): 310-326.
 
Dale, V.H. and R.A. Houghton. In press. Biogeochemistry of CO2 exchange between terrestrial ecosystems and the atmosphere. In (M.P. Farrell, ed.) Biogeochemistry of CO2 and the Greenhouse Effect, Lewis Publishing Co.
 
Franklin, J.F., F.J. Swanson, M.E. Harmon, D.A. Perry, T.A. Spies, V.H. Dale , A. McKee, W.K. Ferrell, S.V. Gregory, J.D. Lattin, T.D. Schowalter, and D. Larson. 1992. Pp. 244-257 In R.L. Peters and T.E. Lovejoy, ed. Effects of global climatic change on forests in northwestern North America. The Consequences of the Greenhouse Effect for Biological Diversity. Yale University Press.
 
Franklin, J.F., F.J. Swanson, M.E. Harmon, D.A. Perry, T.A. Spies, V.H. Dale , A. McKee, W.K. Ferrell, J.E. Means, S.V. Gregory, J.D. Lattin, T.D. Schowalter, and D. Larson. 1991. Effects of global climatic change on forests in northwestern North America. Northwest Environmental Journal 7(2):233-254.
 
Dale, V.H. and H.M. Rauscher. 1994. Assessing impacts of climate change on forests: the state of biological modeling. Climatic Change 28:65-90.
 
Dale, V.H. and H.M. Rauscher. 1994. Assessing impacts of climate change on forests: the state of biological modeling. Pages 65-90 In K.D. Frederick and N.J. Rosenberg (eds.) Assessing the Impacts of Climate Change on Natural Resource Systems. Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers.
 
Dale, V.H. and A.W. King. 1996. Implications of uncertainty in land-use change for global terrestrial CO2 flux. Pp. 284-293 In (E. Korpilahti, H. Mikkela, and T. Salpnen, editors) Caring for the Forest: Research in a Changing World. International Union of Forestry Research Organizations XX World Congress Report, Vol II. Gummerus Printing, Jyvaskyla, Finland.
 
Dale, V.H. 1997. The relationship between land-use change and climate change. Ecological Applications 7:753-769.
 
Land-use Change
 
Dale, V.H. (ed.) 1990. Report of a workshop on using remote sensing to estimate land use change. ORNL\TM-11502, Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
 
Dale, V.H. 1990. Strategy for monitoring the effects of land use change on atmospheric CO2 concentrations. In Proceedings of "Global Natural Resource Monitoring and Assessments: Preparing for the 21st Century," Venice, Italy, September 25-30, 1989. American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Bethesda, MD. Vol I: 422-431.
 
Frohn, R., V.H. Dale , and B. Jimenez. 1990. The effects of colonization on deforestation in Rondonia, Brazil. ORNL\TM 11470, Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
 
Dale, V.H. , Houghton, R.A., Hall, C.A.S. 1991. Estimating the effects of land use change on global atmospheric CO2 concentrations. Can. J. For. Res. 21:87-90.
 
Southworth, F., Dale, V.H. , O'Neill, R.V. 1991. Contrasting patterns of land use in Rondonia, Brazil: simulating the effects on carbon release. International Social Sciences Journal 130: 681-698.
 
Pedlowski, M.A. and Dale, V.H. . 1992. Land Use Practices in Ouro Preto Do Oeste, Rondônia, Brazil. ORNL TM 12062, Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
 
Dale, V.H. , R.V. O'Neill, F. Southworth, and F. Loureiro. 1992. Analyzing simulated patterns of land-use change. Proceedings of the ASPRS/ACSM/RT '92 Convention on "Monitoring and Mapping Global Change" Washington, D.C., August 3-6, 1992. Vol 5, pp. 284-293.
 
Dale, V.H. , M.A. Pedlowski, R.V. O'Neill, and F. Southworth. 1992. Modeling socioeconomic and ecologic aspects of land use change: A case study of central Rondônia. Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Environmental Studies of Tropical Rain Forests - FOREST'92. May 24-29, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
 
Dale, V.H. , Houghton, R.A., Grainger, A., Lugo, A.E., and Brown, S. 1993. Emissions of greenhouse gases from tropical deforestation and subsequent uses of the land. Pp. 215-261 IN Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment in the Humid Tropics, Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press.
 
Dale, V.H. , Southworth, F., O'Neill, R.V., Rose, A. and Frohn, R. 1993. Simulating spatial patterns of land-use change in Rondonia, Brazil. Pp. 29-56 In R. H. Gardner (ed.) Some Mathematical Questions in Biology. Providence, R.I.: American Mathematical Society.
 
Dale, V.H. , R.V. O'Neill, M.A. Pedlowski, and F. Southworth. 1993. Causes and effects of land-use change in central Rondônia, Brazil. Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing 59:997-1005.
 
Dale, V.H. , Pedlowski, M., O'Neill, R. and Southworth, F. 1993. DELTA: Na busca de alternativas para a Amazônia. Ciência Hoje. 16:61-64.
 
Dale, V.H. , O'Neill, R.V., Southworth, F. and Pedlowski, M.A. 1994. Modeling effects of land management in the Brazilian settlement of Rondônia. Conservation Biology 8:196-206.
 
Dale, V.H. 1994. Patterns of land-use change in south and southeast Asia and implications for global studies. Pp. 1-14 In V.H. Dale (ed.) Effects of Land Use Change on Atmospheric CO2 Concentrations: Southeast Asia as a Case Study. New York: Springer-Verlag.
 
Dale, V.H. , Brown, S., Flint, E.P., Hall, C.A.S., Iverson, L.R., and Uhlig, J. 1994. Estimating CO2 flux from tropical forests. Pp. 365-374 In V.H. Dale (ed.) Effects of Land Use Change on Atmospheric CO2 Concentrations: Southeast Asia as a Case Study. New York: Springer-Verlag.
 
Pickett, S., Burke, I., Dale, V.H. , Gosz, J.R., Lee, R.G., Pacala, S.W., and Shacak, M. 1994. Integrated Regional Models of Forested Regions. Pp. 120-142 In P. Groffman and G. Likens (ed.) Integrated Regional Models. New York: Chapman and Hall.
 
Dale, V.H. , Pearson, S.M., Offerman, H.L., and O'Neill, R.V. 1994. Relating patterns of land-use change to faunal biodiversity in the Central Amazon. Conservation Biology 8: 1027-1036.i
 
Jones, D., Dale, V.H. , Beauchamp, J.J., Pedlowski, M.A., O'Neill, R.V. 1995. Farming in Rondônia. Resource and Energy Economics 17: 155-188.
 
Dale, V.H. and Pearson, S.M. 1997. Quantifying habitat fragmentation due to land-use change in Amazonia. Pp. 400-410 In (W.F. Laurance and R.O. Bierregaard, ed.) Tropical Forest Remnants: Ecology, Management and Conservation of Fragmented Communities. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.
 
Frohn, R.C., K.C. McGwire, V.H. Dale and J.E. Estes. 1997. Using satellite remote sensing analysis to evaluate a socio-economic and ecological model of deforestation in Rondônia, Brazil. International Journal of Remote Sensing 17:3233-3255.
 
Dale, V.H. 1997. Criteria and indicators for assessing sustainability of forest management: conservation of biodiversity. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 78:291-292.
 
Stork, N.E., T.J.B. Boyle, V. Dale , H. Eeley, B. Finegan, M. Lawes, N. Manokaran, R. Prabhu, and J. Soberon. 1997.
Criteria and indicators for assessing sustainability of forest management: conservation of biodiversity. Center for International Forestry Research Working Paper No. 17. Bogor, Indonesia.
 
Pedlowski, M.A., V.H. Dale , M.A.T. Matricardi, and E.P. da Silva Filho. In press. Patterns and impacts of deforestation in Rondônia, Brazil. Landscape and Urban Planning.
 
Dale, V.H ., King, A.W., Mann, L.K., Washington-Allen, R.A., and McCord. R.A. In press. Assessing land-use impacts on natural resources. Environmental Management.
 
Dale, V.H. and S.M. Pearson. In press. Modeling the driving factors and ecological consequences of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon. In D.J. Mladenoff and W.L. Baker. Advances in Spatial Modeling of Forest Landscape Change. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
 
Dale, V.H. and P.D. Parr. 1998. Preserving DOE's research parks. isseus in Science and Technology. XIV(2): 73-77.
 
 
EPA Science Advisory Board Reports
 
U.S. EPA. 1995. Ecosystem Management: Imperative for a Dynamic World. Science Advisory Board. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Report No. EPA-SAB-EC-95-003, Science Advisory Board, Washington, D.C. Prepared by the Ecological Processes and Effects Committee, Environmental Futures Subcommittee. Chair: Kenneth L. Dickson. Members: William E. Cooper, Virginia Dale , Mark A. Harwell, Robert J. Huggett, Anne McElroy, Frederic K. Pfaender, William H. Smith, Terry F. Young.
Science Advisory Board Staff: Stephanie Sanzone
 
U.S. EPA. 1997. Review of Environmental Goals for America; A review by the Environmental Goals Subcommittee of the Science Advisory Board. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Report No. EPA-SAB-EC-97-007, Science Advisory Board, Washington, D.C. Chair: Genevieve M. Matanoski. Members: Stephen L. Brown, Richard J. Bull, Virginia Dale , Mark A. Harwell, James H. Johnson, Jr., Carol A. Johnston, Paul J. Lioy, Morton Lippman, Joe L. Mauderly, Paulette Middleton, Maria T. Morandi, M. Granger Morgan, IshwarP. Murarka, Barbara Petersen, Emil A. Pfitzer, James Price, Verne A. Ray, James E. Watson, Jr. Liaison: Ernest E. McConnell. Designated Federal Official: John R. Fowle III.
 
Book Reviews
 
Dale, V.H. 1992. The Amazon: A timeless battleground. Forum for Applied Research and Public Policy. 7(3): 124-125.
 
Dale, V.H. 1993. Sustainable land uses in the Amazon. Ecology 74:1288.
 
Dale, V.H. 1993. Sustaining the tropics. Forum for Applied Research and Public Policy 9(1):141-142.
 
General Public
 
Dale, V.H. 1991. Circles of Death. Cumberland Journal 1:16-17, 30.
 
Dale, V.H. 1992. The recovery of Mount St. Helens. The World and I. June: 262-267.
 
 
Submitted
 
1. Turner, M.G. and Dale, V.H . What have we learned from large, infrequent disturbances? Ecology.
 
2. Dale, V.H. , Lugo, A. MacMahon, J. and Pickett, S. Management implications of large, infrequent disturbances. Ecology.
 
3. Mann, L. K., A. W. King, V. H. Dale , W. W. Hargrove, R. Washington-Allen, L. Pounds, T.A. Ashwood. Predicting limestone glade ecosystems in heterogenous landscapes. Ecosystems.
 
4. Dale, V.H. and Adams, W.A. Exotic species retard plant recovery on the debris avalanche at Mount St. Helens. Ecological Applications.
 
5. King, A.W.,L.K. Mann, W.H. Hargrove, T.L. Ashwood, and V.H Dale . Assessing the persistence of an avian population in a managed landscape: A case study with Henslow's sparrow at Fort Knox, Kentucky. Conservation Biology.
 
 
In preparation
 
1. Dale, V.H. , Leiby, P., Sanstad, A., Streets, D., Turner, R. and O'Neill, R. Characterizing the key policy issues in integrated assessment for global climate change. Environmental Management.
 
2. Pearson, S.M. and Dale, V.H. Forest fragmentation in the Southern Appalachians and Neotropics. Natural Areas Journal.
 
3. Frohn, R.C., McGwire, K.C., Dale, V.H. , and Estes, J.E. The Use of Geographic Information Systems, Remote Sensing, and Landscape Metrics to Test a Socioeconomic and Environmental Model of Deforestation in the Amazon. GIS World.
 
4. Dale, V.H. and A.W. King. Implications of uncertainty in land-use change on global terrestrial CO2 flux. Climate Change.
 
 
Presentations:


Plenary Landscape Ecology annual meeting, East Lansing, Michigan, March 19, 1998 Symposia
Society of American Foresters, Symposium on Forest Models, Portland, Oregon, 1983
New England Section of the Society of American Foresters, Worchester, Massachusetts, 1984
International Society of Ecological Modelling Symposium on Plant Growth Models, Fort Collins, Colorado, 1984
Ecology Society of America Annual Meeting, "Changing Patterns of Landscapes," Ohio State University, August 10-14, 1987
American Chemical Society, "Biogeochemistry of CO2 and the Greenhouse Effect," Los Angeles, California, September 25-30, 1988
Global Natural Resource Monitoring and Assessments: Preparing for the 21st Century," Venice, Italy, September 25-30, 1989.
International Association of Landscape Ecology, "Forest Management Policy and Forest Landscapes," Ottawa, Canada, July 21-25, 1991
Ecological Society of America meeting, "Theoretical Approaches for Predicting Spatial Effects in Ecological Systems," San Antonio, Tx., August 4-8, 1991
Resources for the Future workshop on Integrated Assessments of the Social, Economic and Environmental Consequences of Climate Change", March 1993
American Association for Geographers symposium on Land Use in Amazonia, San Francisco, Calif., March 29-31, 1994
Women in Science and Technology Conference, Oak Ridge, Tenn., April 7-8, 1994
Integrated Assessment: Key Policy Issues, a workshop sponsored by DOE, June 28-29, Washington, D.C.
International Society of Ecological Modelling Symposium on Risk Assessment, Knoxville, Tenn., August 7-10, 1994
Association of Ecosystem Research Centers, November 14, 1994, Washington, D.C.
Ecological Society of America session on Long-Term Ecological Research, Snowbird, Utah, August 1995.
International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) World Conference
International Session on "Modeling Forests in a Complex Environment", Finland, August 6-12, 1995.
United Nations Symposium on Biodivesity, Jakarta, Indonesia, Nov. 3-8, 1995.
Workshop on "The Contribution of Adaptive Ecologic, Economic Modeling and Assessment for Sustainable Development in the Role of Stakeholders" jointly funded by the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) and the Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment (SCOPE), Boston, Mass., August 2-3, 1996.
Workshop on "Tools to Aid Environmental Decision Making" sponsored by the NSF National Center for Environmental Decision Making Research, Knoxville, Tn, Oct. 29-30, 1996.
NSF National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis Symposium on "Synthesis in Ecology: Applications, Opportunities and Challenges," Santa Barbara, Cal., Nov. 18-20, 1996.
Cary Conference on "Use of Ecological Principles," Millbrook, New York, May 5-10, 1997
Ecological Society of America Symposium on "Advances in Spatial Modeling of Forest Landscape
Change," Albuquerque, New Mexico, August 10-14, 1997.
Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program Annual meeting symposium on Ecosystem Management, December 1997, Washington, D.C.
Ecological Society of America Symposium on "Landscape Effects of Roads," Baltimore, Maryland, August 6-10, 1998.
Ecological Society of America Symposium on "Ecological Principles of Land Management and their Implications," Baltimore, Maryland, August 6-10, 1998.

Testimony

U.S. Senate and House of Representatives Joint Hearings before the Subcommittee on Forests
Family Farms and Energy and the Subcommittee on Public Lands and National Parks, Washington, D.C., 1982
Washington Power System Supply Board, Seattle, Washington, 1982

Invited seminars
International Congress of Systematists and Evolutionary Biologists, Vancouver, Canada, 1980
Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, Washington, 1981
Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, 1981, 1982, 1983
Evergreen State College, Olympia, Washington, 1982
University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, Washington, 1982
Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 1983
Material Effects Research and Assessment Activities Review Meeting of the National Acid Precipitation Assessment Program, Burlington, Vermont, 1984
Forest Service Station, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1985
School of Forestry and Wildlife Resources, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, 1985
Southern Forest Experiment Station, Asheville, North Carolina, 1985
EPA Acid Deposition Assessment Staff, Washington, D.C., 1985
Northeastern Forest Service Experiment Station, Broomall, Pennsylvania, 1985
Workshop on "Problems and opportunities in modeling the effects of atmospheric deposition on forests," Charlottesville, Virginia, 1985
Second Annual Acid Rain Conference for the Southern Appalachians, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, 1985
Association of Southern University Biometricians 1985 Workshop on "Modeling the Acid Rain Impact", Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1985
School of Forestry, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1986
Third Annual Acid Rain Conference for the Southern Appalachians, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, 1986
Economics of Eastern Hardwood Management, University Park, Pennsylvania, 1987
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, April 20, 1987, April 25, 1991; October 15, 1991, October 25, 1991
Overview of research on scaling issues to Erich Bretthauer, Acting Assistant Administrator, and others, Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C., February 8, 1989
Seminar for Brazilian Environmental and Agro-Forestry Specialists, Sponsored by U.S. AID and Partners of the America, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tn., November 9, 1989
Workshop on "Designing an Acid Deposition Policy Model for South-East Asia," Bangkok, Thailand, November 13-17, 1989
High School Honors Program, ORNL, July 17, 1990
National Research Council's Committee on "Sustainable Agriculture in the Human Tropics", February 19-20, 1991
Walker Branch Symposium, Oak Ridge, Tn., March 1991 and 1992
Department of Environment, State of Rondonia, Porto Vehlo, Rondonia, Brazil, August 1991.
Department of Geographical Services, Rio de Janerio, Brazil August 1991.
Appalachian State University, January 1992.
USDA Forest Service, Washington, D.C., April 1992
Oak Ridge Management seminar, May 1992
American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing and the American Congress on
Surveying and Mapping and Resource Technology, Washington, D.C., August 3-7, 1992
International Association of Impact Assessment, Washington, D.C., August 19-22, 1992
Sand County Foundation, Milwaukee, Wi, Sept. 16-17, 1992
Oak Ridge Science and Engineering Research Semester Series, November 1992, February 1993, November 1993
Workshop on "USDA Forest Service's Global Change Program", U.S. Forest Service, Delaware, Ohio, Nov. 16-18, 1992
Department of Environment, State of Amazonia, Manaus, Amazonia, Brazil, August 1993.
Sand County Foundation, Greenbay, Wi, Jan. 30-31, 1994
Sustainable Biosphere Initiative workshop on "Vulnerability Studies," Raleigh, N.C., March 8-11, 1994
Forest Service meeting on Modeling Climate Change Impacts, New Hampshire, October 1994.
Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program review by Science Advisory
Board, San Francisco, California, January 17, 1995.
Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program Science Meeting, May 1995 and 1996, Fort Belvoir, Virginia and May 14 and May 28, 1997 in Washington, DC
University of Tennessee, October 1995
Utah State University, March 1997

Contributed Presentations

Northwest Scientific Association annual meeting, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983
Ecological Society of America annual meetings, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1994, 1995, 1996
Mount St. Helens: One Year Later Symposium, Cheney, Washington, 1981
Mount St. Helens: Five Years Later Symposium, Cheney, Washington, 1985
Landscape Ecology Symposium, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1993
Annual meeting of the American Society of Zoologists, Nashville, Tennessee, 1986
Tennessee Technological State University, Cookeville, Tennessee, 1988
Global Natural Resource Monitoring and Assessments: Preparing for the 21st Century, Venice, Italy, September 25-30, 1989. Organized by IUFRO and FAO, 1989
Sixteenth Annual Natural Areas Conference, Knoxville, Tn., October 17-19, 1989
Sixth Annual Gatlinburg Acid Rain Conference, Gatlinburg, Tn., October 30-31, 1989
Forest Service workshop on "Regional and National Models for Global Change," Delaware,
Ohio, November 16-18, 1992
National Center for Environmental Decision-Making Research Conferecne on Environmental Decision Making, Knoxville, Tennessee, May 1998.

Posters presented:

Ecological Society of America meeting in Toronto, Canada, August 6-10, 1989
American Society of Agronomy meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada, October 15-20, 1989
ARC-INFO annual meeting, California, May 1, 1990
Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program., Washington, D.C., November 22, 1996.
Ecological Society of America meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico, August 10-14, 1997

Presentations to general public
Seattle Zoological Society, Seattle, Wa. 1982
Washington Native Plant Society, Seattle and Bellingham, Wa. 1982
East Tennessee Wood Workers, Knoxville, Tn. 1989
First Presbyterian Church Adult Group, Oak Ridge, Tn. 1990
Cadet Girl Scout Troops of Oak Ridge, Tn. 1992, 1993
Rotary Club, Oak Ridge, Tn. 1992
Elementary and high school classes - 35 talks (1980-present)
Oak Ridge Environmental Fair, 1992.
Girl Scouts of Knoxville, 1993
Harpeth Hall High School, Celebrating Women in Science, Nashville, Tn. 1994
University of Tennessee, October 1995
Meetings attended (in addition to those at which presentations were given):
Environmental Protection Agency workshop on forest decline, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1984
German-American scientific exchange on forest damage assessment, Asheville, North Carolina, 1984
Conference on Management of International Biosphere Reserves, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, 1984
EPA Sponsored Workshop on Integrated Assessment Methodology, Washington, D.C., 1984
Eleventh Annual Scientific Research Meeting, National Park Service, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, 1985
IUFRO Conference on plant physiology, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1985
Workshop on Array and Parallel Processing in Landscape Dynamics, Fort Collins, Colorado, 1986
Workshop on "Biological Response to Environmental Change" October 18-21, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, 1987
Briefing on the Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) program of the National Science Foundation, Washington, D.C., 1987
NSF sponsored workshop on "Forest Succession and Landscape History", Durham, North Carolina. January 28-31, 1988
Workshop on "Gypsy moth: bracing for the impact," sponsored by the East Tennessee Chapter of the Society of American Foresters, Knoxville, Tennessee, March 10, 1989
Workshop on "Land Use Changes in South and South-east Asia," San Juan, Puerto Rico, December 10-13, 1989
Workshop on "Public Participation in the National Forests," Knoxville, TN July 10, 1990
Workshop on "Modeling Global Climate Change" sponsored by the U.S. Forest Service, Tucson, Arizona, Nov. 13-15, 1990
Review of land use research sponsored by DOE, Urbana, Il., Feb. 11, 1991
U.S. Forest Service workshop on Modeling Global Change, Tucson, Ar., Nov. 13-15, 1990
Technologies for a Greenhouse Constrained Society, Oak Ridge, Tn., June 11-13, 1991
Workshop on "Forest Ecosystem Conceptual Models" U.S. Forest Service, Delaware, Ohio, June 2-3, 1992
Cary Conference on Integrated Regional Models, Millbrook, New York, Oct. 4-8, 1992
Forest Service Round-table on Ecosystem Management of Forest Plans, Rhinelander, Wi, Sept. 20-23, 1992
Workshop on integrated assessments, Pennsylvania State University, Oct. 19-21, 1992
Forest Policy Center Workshop on Forest Ecosystem Management at the Landscape Level,
Oak Ridge, Tennessee, March 24-25, 1993
Opportunities for Future Cooperation in Achieving Sustainable Development in Amazonia and Appalachia, Knoxville, Tennessee, May 31- June 2, 1994
U.S.-Japan Workshop on Integrated Assessment, Honolulu, Hawaii, October 1994.
SERDP coordination meeting, Fort Steward, Georgia, January 1997.
Sigma Xi National Meeting, New Orleans, La, March 6-9, 1997.
Workshop on "Criteria and Indicators for Monitoring Biodiversity", Bogar, Indonesia, April 21-25, 1997.
Workshop on Information Infrastructure for environmental decision making, Gatlinburg, Tn., April 29-30, 1997.
Workshop on Ecosystem Management, sponsored by the Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program, Arlington, Virginia, June 2-5, 1997
 
Classes completed
 
ARC/INFO training, October 1989  
Process communication, June 1993
DPL Decision analysis training, October 1993  
Project Management, February 1994