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CASCADE:
Generate landscape pattern dynamics in response to forest cutting and subsequent regrowth.

Citation:
Wallin, D.O., F.J. Swanson, B. Marks, J. Kertis and J. Cissel. 1996. Comparison of managed and pre-settlement landscape dynamics in forests of the Pacific Northwest, U.S.A.. Forest Ecology and Management Volume 86 (in press).

Wallin, D.O., F.J. Swanson and B. Marks. 1994. Landscape pattern response to changes in the pattern-generation rules: land-use legacies in forestry. Ecological Applications 4(3):569-580.

HARVEST:
Estimates the amount of woody slash remaining after timber harvest.

Citation:
Harmon, M. E.; Garman, S. L.; Ferrell, W. K. 1996. Modeling historical patterns of tree utilization in the Pacific Northwest: carbon sequestration implications. Ecological Applications 6(2):641-652.

LANDMOD:
Simulates vegetative dynamics, forest management, and natural disturbances at a landscape scale

Citation:
Garman, S. L. [accepted as of July 2003]. Design and evaluation of a forest landscape change model for western Oregon. Ecological Modelling.

Nitrogen Fixation Rates in Dead Wood:
A mechanistic simulation model of nitrogen fixation in dead wood to synthesize current knowledge, develop hypotheses, and estimate nitrogen fixation rates in the Pacific Northwest.

Citation:
William T. Hicks, Mark E. Harmon, and Steven L. Garman (2000). Modeling Nitrogen Fixation Rates in Dead Wood. Chapter 5 from Hicks, William T. 2000. Modeling nitrogen fixation in dead wood. Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University. 160 p. Ph.D. dissertation.

PRISM:
Spatially interpolates precipitation based on topography and observed precipitation. Western States precipitation maps are available from the Oregon Climate Service.

Citation:
Daly, C., R.P. Neilson, and D.L. Phillips. 1994. A statistical-topographic model for mapping climatological precipitation over mountainous terrain. Journal of Applied Meteorology 33: 140-158.

STANDCARB:
A model to simulate the accumulation of carbon over succession in mixed species, mixed aged forest stands.

Citation:
Mark E. Harmon, Barbara Marks and Narayana Rao Hejeebu (1996). A Users Guide to STANDCARB version 1.0: A model to simulate the carbon stores in forest stands.

STANDCARB2:
A model to simulate the accumulation of carbon over succession in mixed species, mixed aged forest stands.

Citation:
Harmon, M. E. and J. B. Domingo. 2001. A Users Guide to STANDCARB version 2.0: A model to simulate the carbon stores in forest stands.

STREAM ECOSYSTEM MODEL:
Simulates temporal trajectories of ecological processes in stream ecosystems.

Citation:
McIntire, C. David; Colby, Jonathon A. 1978. A hierarchical model of lotic ecosystems. Ecological Monographs. 48:(1) 167-190.

McIntire, C. David; Gregory, Stanley V.; Steinman, Alan D.; Lamberti, Gary A. 1996. Modeling benthic algal communities: an example from stream ecology. In: Stevenson, R. J.; Bothwell, M.; Lowe, R. L., eds. Benthic algal ecology in freshwater ecosystems (Algal Ecology). Academic Press, Inc.: 669-704.

STREAMWOOD:
Release Version 12-21-2001.

Citation:
Meleason, Mark A. 2001. A simulation model of wood dynamics in Pacific Northwest streams. PhD. Dissertation, Oregon State University. 158 pp.