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David Andison

Organization
fRI Research
Category
Job Title
Healthy Landscapes Program Lead
Phone
604-988-0985
Email

Program & Project Involvement

Healthy Landscapes Program
Program

Healthy Landscapes Program

The program, formerly known as the Natural Disturbance Program, looks at landscape change at a huge scale: Canada's boreal forest.

Natural Wildfire Patterns
Project

Natural Wildfire Patterns

How and why individual forest fires burn what they do in Alberta and Saskatchewan.

Healthy Landscapes Concepts and Application
Project

Healthy Landscapes Concepts and Application

This interpretation project develops and tests a new planning approach inspired by ecosystem-based principles.

LandWeb Simulation Modelling
Project

LandWeb Simulation Modelling

A research project and tool that uses spatial simulation modelling to generate the historical range of landscape conditions across western boreal Canada.

The Stony 800 Integrated Planning Healthy Landscapes Demonstration
Project

The Stony 800 Integrated Planning Healthy Landscapes Demonstration

This demonstration project shows how an understanding of natural patterns can help guide land use planning.

Historical Fire Regimes, Water, and Climate in the Foothills
Project

Historical Fire Regimes, Water, and Climate in the Foothills

This research project from the Healthy Landscapes Program seeks to understand the historical fire regimes in the foothills, and the relationship to water quality, land use, and climate change.

Dedicated Healthy Landscapes Communications and Education Initiative
Project

Dedicated Healthy Landscapes Communications and Education Initiative

The C&E activities carried out by the Healthy Landscapes Program to share its research.

Understanding Large Woody Debris and  Development of a Decision Support Tool
Project

Understanding Large Woody Debris and Development of a Decision Support Tool

This project seeks to better understand the dynamics of large woody debris in small streams.

Comparing Cultural to Natural Disturbance Patterns
Project

Comparing Cultural to Natural Disturbance Patterns

This research project from the Healthy Landscapes Program measures the differences between natural and industrial disturbance patterns.

Healthy Landscapes Short Course
Project

Healthy Landscapes Short Course

This is a C & E activity from the Healthy Landscapes program to improve understanding of natural disturbance patterns.

The Highway 40 North Demonstration Project
Project

The Highway 40 North Demonstration Project

This project demonstrates the application of the full range of NRV concepts.

Disturbance in Riparian Zones
Project

Disturbance in Riparian Zones

This project looks at the patterns and roles of disturbances in riparian zones.

BURND: Linking NRV Patterns with Fine-Filter Values
Project

BURND: Linking NRV Patterns with Fine-Filter Values

This demonstration project studies the degree to which the local biota respond to historical disturbance patterns

NEPTUNE Spatial Decision Support Tool
Project

NEPTUNE Spatial Decision Support Tool

Created by the Healthy Landscapes Program, this is a tool for comparing human and natural disturbance.

OnFire Annotated Fire Research Database
Project

OnFire Annotated Fire Research Database

This tool is an annotated database of the available fire regime research in and near Alberta.

Historical Wildfire Burn Patterns at Sub-Landscape Scales
Project

Historical Wildfire Burn Patterns at Sub-Landscape Scales

A research project from the Healthy Landscapes Program on meso-scale wildfire patterns.

Creating Wildfire Mortality Maps and Metrics from Landsat Images
Project

Creating Wildfire Mortality Maps and Metrics from Landsat Images

A research project from the Healthy Landscapes Program.

Determinants of Wildfire Remnant Survival
Project

Determinants of Wildfire Remnant Survival

A research project from the Healthy Landscapes Program.

Comparing Cultural to Natural Disturbance Patterns
Project

Comparing Cultural to Natural Disturbance Patterns

This research project from the Healthy Landscapes Program measures the differences between natural and industrial disturbance patterns.

Historical Fire Regimes, Water, and Climate in the Foothills
Project

Historical Fire Regimes, Water, and Climate in the Foothills

This research project from the Healthy Landscapes Program seeks to understand the historical fire regimes in the foothills, and the relationship to water quality, land use, and climate change.

Mixed-Severity Fire Regimes in the Southern Foothills of Alberta
Project

Mixed-Severity Fire Regimes in the Southern Foothills of Alberta

Research Project from the Healthy Landscapes Program.

Landscapes in Motion
Project

Landscapes in Motion

The Landscapes in Motion project is here to discover some of the stories behind the landscapes in the southern Rockies of Alberta.

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