Presentation on theme: "A forum for fostering an open exchange of ideas about modeling techniques that support timber supply modeling. Weikko Jaross, Cramer Fish Sciences Gareth."— Presentation transcript:
A forum for fostering an open exchange of ideas about modeling techniques that support timber supply modeling. Weikko Jaross, Cramer Fish Sciences Gareth Waugh, Port Blakely Tree Farms
What need does TSUGA fill? Limited advanced vendor training (non-specific) Cost and travel of vendor events Similarities in modeling problems Range of abilities and skill sets Networking / Support
Not restricted to any software type Aimed at professional analysts in timber industry Welcoming of academic / student / govt participation No dues Informal meetings with presentations Forum to bring problems / challenges
Methods for developing geographic information system routines for defining land classifications (automated riparian buffers, etc.) Methods for developing growth and yields projections from permanent plot systems and growth models. Methods for informing economic and financial assumptions Methods for informing watershed and habitat processes related to timber supply modeling Tips and tricks to building and formulating timber supply models.
February 9 th (Thursday) 9.00am Port Blakely Tree Farms 8133 River Drive SE Tumwater, WA Anticipate quarterly meetings held thereafter with presentations and issues brought up from the group. To get on the list