Recent Submissions

  • SBIO Newsletter, Winter 2018 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2018-02-27)
    This is the interdepartmental newsletter for Virginia Tech’s Department of Sustainable Biomaterials. In this issue: recycling skateboards, new employees, WEI update.
  • FREC Annual Report 2017 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2017)
    This is the 2017 annual report for the Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation
  • CNRE News, Winter 2018 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2018)
    This is the quarterly news magazine of Virginia Tech's College of Natural Resources and Environment.
  • Community Earth System Model Simulations Reveal the Relative Importance of Afforestation and Forest Management to Surface Temperature in Eastern North America 

    Ahlswede, Benjamin J.; Thomas, R. Quinn (MDPI, 2017-12-13)
    Afforestation changes the land surface energy balance, though the effects on climate in temperate regions is uncertain, particularly the changes associated with forest management. In this study, we used idealized Community ...
  • Scaling participation in payments for ecosystem services programs 

    Sorice, Michael G.; Donlan, C. Josh; Boyle, Kevin J.; Weibin, Xu; Gelcich, Stefan (PLOS, 2018-03-09)
    Payments for ecosystem services programs have become common tools but most have failed to achieve wide-ranging conservation outcomes. The capacity for scale and impact increases when PES programs are designed through the ...
  • FREC Highlights of 2013 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2013)
    This report highlights accomplishments in learning, discovery, and engagement in the Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation (FREC) during 2013.
  • FREC Highlights of 2012 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2012)
    This report highlights accomplishments in learning, discovery, and engagement in the Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation (FREC) during 2012.
  • FREC Annual Report 2016 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2016)
    This is a report of the activities and accomplishments of the Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation in 2016.
  • FREC Highlights of 2014 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2014)
    This report highlights accomplishments in learning, discovery, and engagement in the Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation (FREC) during 2014.
  • FREC Strategic Plan, 2014-2020 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2014)
    Direction and plan for the department from 2014-2020.
  • FREC Highlights, 2011 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2011)
    This report highlights accomplishments in learning, discovery, and engagement in the Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation (FREC) during 2011.
  • FWC News, Winter/Spring 2016 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2016)
    This is the quarterly news magazine for the Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation at Virginia Tech.
  • FWC News, Summer 2015 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2015)
    This is the quarterly news magazine for the Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation at Virginia Tech.
  • Forestry, Winter 2017-2018 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2018)
    The Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation is one of four departments within the College of Natural Resources and Environment and is one of the top programs in natural resource management in the ...
  • A comparison between traditional and measurement-error growth models for weakfish Cynoscion regalis 

    Hatch, Joshua M.; Jiao, Yan (PeerJ, 2016-09-21)
    Inferring growth for aquatic species is dependent upon accurate descriptions of age-length relationships, which may be degraded by measurement error in observed ages. Ageing error arises from biased and/or imprecise age ...
  • Identifying Forest Impacted by Development in the Commonwealth of Virginia through the Use of Landsat and Known Change Indicators 

    House, Matthew N.; Wynne, Randolph H. (MDPI, 2018-01-18)
    This study examines the effectiveness of using the Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) derived from 1326 different Landsat Thematic Mapper and Enhanced Thematic Mapper images in finding low density development ...
  • Drying-Wetting Cycles: Effect on Deep Soil Carbon 

    Qi, Ji; Markewitz, Daniel; Foroughi, Maryam; Jokela, Eric; Strahm, Brian; Vogel, Jason (MDPI, 2018-01-09)
    In the Southeast United States (U.S.), the climate is predicted to be warmer and have more severe drought in the summer. Decreasing rainfall in summer months should create more severe soil drying, which will eventually ...
  • Intra-Ring Compression Strength of Low Density Hardwoods 

    Zink-Sharp, Audrey; Price, Carlile (Universidad del Bío-Bío, 2006)
    Engineered wood composites are being crafted with increasingly smaller and smaller components, yet a search of the literature indicates a lack of intra-ring mechanical property data for almost all commercial wood types, ...
  • Disturbance Detection and Diagnostics (D^3) Algorithm 

    House, Matthew N.; Wynne, Randolph H. (2018-01-16)
    The Virginia Tech Disturbance Detection and Diagnostics (D3) Program is written in FORTRAN 95. It is compiled as a command line executable program running on a PC. Designed to read and evaluate image stacks of NDVI values ...
  • Water in the 2017 Virginia General Assembly 

    Raflo, Alan (2017)
    The 2017 Virginia General Assembly session convened January 11 and adjourned February 25. All non- revenue bills were to be filed by January 20. The reconvened (“veto”) session was held April 5. In the tables below, the ...

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