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NRM 140 - Natural Resource Conservation and Management

NRM 320 - Soil Conservation

NRM 352 - Forest Resource Measurements

NRM 440 - Integrated Resource Management

NRM 442 - Natural Resource Policy and Administration

NRM 460 - Watershed Management

RESEARCH

Brief Curriculum Vitae

Publication List with PDFs

Assessing Secondary Forest Succession in North Carolina (NSF Funded)

Positioning Field Stations and Marine Laboratories for Emerging Science (NSF Funded)

Dendrobiology (Editorial Board)

Organization of Biological Field Stations (OBFS)

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Brian D. Kloeppel

Associate Dean Graduate School
Associate Professor
Department of Geosciences and Natural Resources
Western Carolina University
110C Cordelia Camp Building
Cullowhee, NC 28723 USA

Telephone: 828-227-3173
e-mail: bkloeppel@wcu.edu

OBFS President 2008-2010
OBFS Past President 2010-2012
OBFS Development Committee Chair 2012-present

Selected Field Station and Marine Laboratory Publications and Reports

PUBLICATIONS

Arvey, M.D. and W.J. Riemer. 1966. Inland Biological Field Stations of the United States. BioScience 16: 249-254. [Full PDF Text]

Bezanson, M., R. Stowe, and S.M. Watts. 2012. Reducing the ecological impact of field research. American Journal of Primatology 00: 1-9. [Full PDF Text]

Brunt, J.W. and W.K. Michener. 2009. The resource discovery initiative for field stations:enhancing data management at North American biological field stations. BioScience 59: 482-487. [Full PDF Text]

Brussard, P.F. 1982. The role of field stations in the preservation of biological diversity. BioScience 32: 327-330. [Full PDF Text]

Callahan, J.T. 1984. Long-Term Ecological Research. BioScience 34: 363-367. [Full PDF Text]

Ehrlich, P.R. 1982. Human carrying capacity, extinctions, and nature reserves. BioScience 32: 331-333. [Full PDF Text]

Eisner, T. 1982. For love of nature: exploration and discovery at biological field stations. BioScience 32: 321-326. [Full PDF Text]

Fleishman, E., D.E. Blockstein, J.A. Hall, M.B. Mascia, M.A. Rudd, J.M. Scott, W.J. Sutherland, A.M. Bartuska, A.G. Brown, C.A. Christen, J.P. Clement, D. Dellasala, C.S. Duke, M. Eaton, S.J. Fiske, H. Gosnell, J.C. Haney, M. Hutchins, M.L. Klein, J. Marqusee, B.R. Noon, J.R. Nordgren, P.M. Orbuch, J. Powell, S.P. Quarles, K.A. Saterson, C.C. Savitt, B.A. Stein, M.S. Webster, and A. Vedder. 2011.Top 40 priorities for science to inform US conservation and management policy. BioScience 61: 290-300. [Full PDF Text]

Hodder, J. 2009. What are undergraduates doing at Biological Field Stations and Marine Laboratories? BioScience 59: 666-672. [Full PDF Text]

Janovy, J. and K.M. Major . 2009. Why we have field stations: reflections on the cultivation of biologists. BioScience 59: 217-223. [Full PDF Text]

Michener, W.K., K.L. Bildstein, A. McKee, R.P. Parmenter, W.W. Hargrove, D. McClearn, and M. Stromberg. 2009. Biological field stations: research legacies and sites for serendipity. BioScience 59: 300-310. [Full PDF Text]

Porter, J.H., E. Nagy, T.K. Kratz, P. Hanson, S.L. Collins, and P. Arzberger. 2009. New eyes on the world: advanced sensors for ecology. BioScience 59: 385-397. [Full PDF Text]

Reid, W.V., D. Chen, L. Goldfarb, H. Hackmann, Y.T. Lee, K. Mokhele, E. Ostrom, K. Raivio, J. Rockstrom, H.J. Schnellnhuber, A. White. 2010. Earth system science for global sustainability: grand challenges. Science 330: 916-917. [Full PDF Text]

Wilson, E.O. 1982. The importance of biological field stations. BioScience 32: 320. [Full PDF Text]

Wyman, R.L., E. Wallensky, and M. Baine. 2009. The activities and importance of international field stations. BioScience 59: 584-592. [Full PDF Text]

REPORTS

IBRCS. 2003. Infrastructure for Biology at Regional to Continental Scales (IBRCS) White Paper: Rationale, Blueprint, and Expectations for the National Ecological Observatory Network. [Full PDF Text]

IBRCS. 2004. American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS): Infrastructure for Biology at Regional to Continental Scales (IBRCS) community resource. Static web site link. [AIBS/IBRCS]

Nagy, E., S. Lohr, A. McKee, S. Shapiro, et al. 2005-2010. Organization of Biological Field Stations Strategic Plan 2005-2010. [Full PDF Text]

National Research Council. 2001. Grand Challenges in Environmental Sciences. National Academy Press, Washington, DC. 106 pages. [Full PDF Text]

NEON. 2000a. National Ecological Observatory Network Workshop Report. Archbold Biological Station, Lake Placid, FL. [Full PDF Text]

NEON. 2000b. National Ecological Observatory Network Workshop Report. San Diego Supercomputer Center. La Jolla, CA. [Full PDF Text]

NEON. 2000c. National Ecological Observatory Network Workshop Report. Santa Fe Institute. Santa Fe, NM. [Full PDF Text]

NEON. 2002a. Workshop Report on the Development of a National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON): Standard Measurements and Infrastructure Needs. Boulder, CO. [Full PDF Text]

NEON. 2002b. Workshop Report on the Development of a National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON): Collections, Research, Inventories, and People for Taxonomic Opportunities in NEON (CRIPTON). Chicago, IL. [Full PDF Text]

NEON. 2002c. Workshop Report on the Development of a National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON): Information Management. National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS). Santa Barbara, CA. [Full PDF Text]

NEON. 2004a. Workshop Summary Report on Two Workshops: Developing a Plan for an Isotope Network within NEON. Park City, UT and San Francisco, CA. [Full PDF Text]

NEON. 2004b. Workshop Summary Report on the Development of a National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON): Land Use and Habitat Alteration. Baltimore, MD. [Full PDF Text]

NEON. 2004c. Workshop Summary Report on the Development of a National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON): Ecological Impacts of Climate Change. Tucson, AZ. [Full PDF Text]

NEON. 2004d. Workshop Summary Report on the Development of a National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON): Ecological Aspects of Biogeochemical Cycles. Boulder, CO. [Full PDF Text]

NEON. 2004e. Workshop Summary Report on the Development of a National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON): Biodiversity, Species Composition, and Ecosystem Functioning. Carmel Valley, CA. [Full PDF Text]

OBFS. 2009. Organization of Biological Field Stations: mission, overview, and brochure. [Full PDF Text]

U.S. Long Term Ecological Research Network (LTER). 2007. Long-Term Ecological Research Network Integrative Science for Society and Environment (ISSE): a strategic research initiative summary Full PDF and report Full PDF.

U.S. Long Term Ecological Research Network (LTER). 2007. The Decadal Plan for LTER: Integrative Science for Society and the Environment. LTER Network Office Publication Series No. 24, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. 154 pages. [Full PDF Text]

Workshop Report. 1982. Data management at biological field stations. Michigan State University. [Full PDF Text]

Workshop Report. 1984. The research needs of biological field stations. Michigan State University. [Full PDF Text]

Workshop Report. 1992. Data management at biological field stations and coastal marine laboratories. Michigan State University. Michigan State University. [Full PDF Text]

Workshop Report. 1995. A new horizon for biological field stations and marine laboratories. Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory. [Full PDF Text]

Workshop Report. 1999. OBFS 1998 and 1999 report of the data summary of national environmental conditions and trends. Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory. [Full PDF Text] and [PDF of data summary]

Workshop Report. 2000. Field station 2000 initiative. [Full PDF Text]

Workshop Report. 2002. The role of biological field stations in education and recruitment into the biological sciences. [Full PDF Text]

  
  
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