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Here is a sampling
of some of the many recent publications related to OAFs. The following
publications develop methods to estimate OAFs, provide background information
on OAFs, or use OAF estimates to support forest resource management. These
publications have been produced by a wide variety of individuals and groups.
Inclusion of a publication on this site does not imply that the B.C. Ministry
of Forests fully endorses the methods, results or interpretations.
of Forests. 1998. OAF1 Project Report #1: An overview of stocking
gaps and OAF1 estimates for TIPSY. BC Min. For., For.
Prac. Br., Victoria, BC. Available online at:
of Forests. 1998. OAF1 Project Report #2: Ground-based survey method.
BC Min. For., For.
Prac. Br., Victoria, BC. Available
Laing and McCulloch
Forest Management Services Ltd. 1998. An evaluation of the use
of CASI for deriving Type 1 operational adjustment factors. Laing
and McCulloch Forest Management Services Ltd., Smithers, BC.
Martin, P.J. 2000.
Using OAF1 estimates to rank areas for supplemental planting.
BC J. Ecosys. Manage. 1 (1): 17.
Available online at: http://www.siferp.org/jem/2000/vol1/no1/art4.pdf
Nussbaum, A. 1998.
Operational adjustment factors for use in TIPSY: description for
TFL/TSA data package. BC Min. For., Res. Br.,
Victoria, BC. Unpublished memo. Available online at: https://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hre/gymodels/TIPSY/index.htm
J.S. Thrower and
Associates Ltd. 1998. A test of three remote sensing methods to
estimate non-productive area proportion for operational adjustment
factors. J.S. Thrower and Associates Ltd., Kamloops, B.C. WCK-081-018-final-report.pdf
Inventory Consultants Ltd. 2001. Arrow Innovative Forest Practices
Agreement operational adjustment factor project needs analysis.
Timberline Forest Inventory Consultants Ltd., Victoria, BC Timblerine
Woods, A.J., Nussbaum, A., Golding, B. 2000. Predicted impacts of hard pine stem rusts on lodgepole pine dominated stands in central British Columbia. Can. J. For. Res. 30:476-481.