Publications – Craig Delong

Listed in order of publication date.

 

  • Foord, V., C. Delong, and B. Rogers. 2017. A Stand-Level Drought Risk Assessment Tool for consid­ering climate change in forest management. Prov. B.C.,Victoria, B.C. Exten. Note 119. www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/En/En119.htm
  • DeLong, C., P. Burton and M. Geertsema. 2013. Natural disturbance processes. In A.-H. El-Shaarawi and W. Piegorsch, editors. Encyclopedia of Environmetrics, Second Edition. John Wiley & Sons Ltd., Chichester, UK.
  • Mah, S., K. Astridge, C. DeLong, C. Wickland, M. Todd, L. McAuley, P. LePage, D. Coates, B. Heemskerk, A. Banner, and E. Hall. 2012. A Landscape-level Species Strategy for Forest Management in British Columbia: Exploration of Development and Implementation Issues. Prov. B.C., Victoria, B.C. Tech. Rep. 067. www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Tr/Tr067.htm [Link]
  • DeLong, C., A. Banner, W. H. MacKenzie, B. J. Rogers, and B. Kaytor. 2012. A field guide to ecosystem identification for the Boreal White and Black Spruce Zone of British Columbia. B.C. Min. For. Range, For. Sci. Prog., Victoria, B.C. Land Manag. Handb. No. 65. https://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Lmh/Lmh65.pdf
  • Kabzems, R. and C. DeLong. 2011. Will Minor Spruce Components of Boreal Broadleaf Stands Replace Themselves after Clearcut Harvesting?. B.C. Min. For. Range, Res. Br., Victoria, B.C. Tech. Rep. 063. www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Tr/Tr063.htm [Link]
  • DeLong, S.C. 2011. Land units and benchmarks for developing natural disturbance-based forest management guidance for northeastern British Columbia. B.C. Min. For. Range, For. Sci. Prog., Victoria, B.C. Tech. Rep. 059. http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Tr/Tr059.htm [Link]
  • DeLong, C., A. Banner, W.H. MacKenzie, B.J. Rogers, and B. Kaytor. 2011. A field guide to ecosystem identification for the Boreal White and Black Spruce Zone of British Columbia. B.C. Min. For. Range, For. Sci. Prog., Victoria, B.C. Land Manag. Handb. No. 65. www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Lmh/Lmh65.htm [Link]
  • Stevenson, S.K., H.M. Armleder, A. Arsenault, D. Coxson, S.C. DeLong, and M. Jull. 2011. British Columbia's Inland Rainforest: Ecology, Conservation and Management. UBC Press. Vancouver, BC 456 p.
  • DeLong, S.C., H. Griesbauer, W. MacKenzie, and V. Foord. 2010. Corroboration of biogeoclimatic ecosystem classification climate zonation by spatially modelled climate data. BC Journal of Ecosystems and Management 10(3):49-64. 
  • Botting, R.S. and C. DeLong. 2009. Macrolichen and bryophyte responses to coarse woody debris characteristics in sub-boreal spruce forest. For. Ecol. Manage. 258(Supplement 1):s85-s94. IUFRO Conference on Biodiversity in Forest Ecosystems and Landscapes. [Link]
  • Campbell, E.M., S.C. Saunders, K.D. Coates, D.V. Meidinger, A. MacKinnon, G.A. O'Neill, D.J. MacKillop, S.C. DeLong, and D.G. Morgan. 2009. Ecological resilience and complexity: a theoretical framework for understanding and managing British Columbia’s forest ecosystems in a changing climate. B.C. Min. For. Range, For. Sci. Prog., Victoria, B.C. Tech. Rep. 055. www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Tr/Tr055.htm
  • Comeau, P.G., C.N. Filipescu, R. Kabzems, and C. DeLong. 2009. Growth of white spruce underplanted beneath spaced and unspaced aspen stands in northeastern B.C. - 10 year results. For. Ecol. Manage. 257(3):1087-1094. [Link]
  • Comeau, P.G., C.N. Filipescu, R. Kabzems, and C. DeLong. 2009. Corrigendum to: Growth of white spruce underplanted beneath spaced and unspaced aspen stands in northeastern B.C. - 10 year results. For. Ecol. Manage. 257(7):1629-1636. [Link]
  • Campbell, E.M., S.C. Saunders, K.D. Coates, D.V. Meidinger, A. MacKinnon, G.A. O'Neill, D.J. MacKillop, S.C. DeLong, and D.G. Morgan. 2009. Ecological resilience and complexity: a theoretical framework for understanding and managing British Columbia’s forest ecosystems in a changing climate. B.C. Min. For. Range, For. Sci. Prog., Victoria, B.C. Tech. Rep. 055. www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Tr/Tr055.htm
  • Harper, G.J., M. O'Neill, P.P. Fielder, T.A. Newsome, and S.C. DeLong. 2009. Lodgepole pine growth as a function of competition and canopy light environment within aspen dominated mixedwoods of central interior British Columbia. For. Ecol. Manage. 257(8):1829-1838. [Link]
  • Heemskerk, B.H., B.J. Rogers, and S.C. DeLong. 2009. Ecosystem and tree attributes affecting the presence of functional Wildlife Tree types. B.C. Min. For. Range, Res. Br., Victoria, B.C. Tech. Rep. 051. www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Tr/Tr051.htm
  • DeLong, C. and B. Rogers. 2008. A framework for documenting the effects of the mountain pine beetle outbreak in sub-boreal forests of northern British Columbia: Two years following establishment. In: Mountain Pine Beetle: From Lessons Learned to Community-based Solutions Conference Proceedings, June 10-11, 2008. BC Journal of Ecosystems and Management 9(3):91. 
  • DeLong, C., B. Heemskerk, and B. Rogers. 2008. Life after the mountain pine beetle. LINK 10(2):13. 
  • Heemskerk, B.H., S.C. DeLong, and T. Milner. 2008. A framework for documenting the effects of the mountain pine beetle outbreak in sub-boreal forests of Northern British Columbia (E.P. 1369): establishment report. B.C. Min. For. Range, Res. Br., Victoria, B.C. Tech. Rep. 046. http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Tr/Tr046.htm [Link]
  • DeLong, S.C., G.D. Sutherland, L.D. Daniels, B.H. Heemskerk, and K.O. Storaunet. 2008. Temporal dynamics of snags and development of snag habitats in wet spruce-fir stands in east-central British Columbia. For. Ecol. Manage. 255(10):3613-3620. [Link]
  • DeLong, S.C. 2007. Field Guide for Site Identification and Interpretation for the Rocky Mountain Trench Portion of the Northern Interior Forest Region [2007 DRAFT]. B.C. Min. For. and Lands, Res. Br., Victoria, B.C. Land Manag. Handb. 15. Draft. http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/library/documents/bib106077.pdf [Land Management Handbook 15 (draft) 4345KB]
  • DeLong, S.C. 2007. Implementation of natural disturbance-based management in northern British Columbia. For. Chron. 83(3):338-346. [Link]
  • DeLong, S.C. 2007. Relative Impact of Aspen Competition and Soil Factors on the Performance of Lodgepole Pine and Hybrid White Spruce in North-central British Columbia. B.C. Min. For. Range, Res. Br., Victoria, B.C. Tech. Rep. 039. http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Tr/Tr039.htm [Link]
  • DeLong, S.C., B. Heemskerk, and T. Milner. 2007. Monitoring ecological changes in MPB-impacted stands. LINK 8(2):9. http://www.forrex.org/publications/link/ISS40/vol8_no2_art7.pdf 
  • DeLong, S.C. 2005. Integrating ecological knowledge into forest planning for the conservation of forest-dependent species. In: Forests and natural resources in the 22nd century science forum proceedings, August 31-September 1, 2005. BC Journal of Ecosystems and Management 6(2):98-102. 
  • DeLong, S.C., S.A. Fall, and G.D. Sutherland. 2004. Estimating the impacts of harvest distribution on road-building and snag abundance. Can. J. For. Res. 34(2):323-331. [Link]
  • DeLong, S. 2004. A field guide to site identification and interpretation for the north central portion of the Northern Interior Forest Region. B.C. Min. For., Res. Br., Victoria, B.C. Land Manag. Handb. 54. http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Lmh/Lmh54.htm [Link]
  • Comeau, P.G., C.N. Filipescu, R. Kabzems, and C. DeLong. 2004. Early growth of white spruce underplanted beneath spaced and unspaced aspen stands in northeastern British Columbia. Can. J. For. Res. 34(11):2277-2283. [Link]
  • Beaudry, L.J., R.A. Coupe, S. DeLong, and J. Pojar. 2003. Plant Indicator Guide for Northern British Columbia: the Northern Portion of the MS and ICH Biogeoclimatic Zones. B.C. Min. For., Res. Br., Victoria, B.C. Tech. Rep. 010. http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Tr/Tr010.htm [Link]
  • DeLong, S. 2003. A Field Guide to Site Identification and Interpretation for the Southeast Portion of the Prince George Forest Region. B.C. Min. For., Res. Br., Victoria, B.C. Land Manag. Handb. 51. http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/docs/Lmh/Lmh51.htm [Link]
  • DeLong, S. and D. Meidinger. 2003. Ecological variability of high elevation forests in central British Columbia. For. Chron. 79(2):259-262. [Link]
  • DeLong, S.C., J.M. Arocena, and H.B. Massicotte. 2003. Structural characteristics of wet montane forests in east-central British Columbia. For. Chron. 79(2):342-351. [Link]
  • DeLong, S.C., P.J. Burton, and M. Harrison. 2003. Assessing the relative quality of old-growth forest: An example from the Robson Valley, British Columbia. BC Journal of Ecosystems and Management 4(2):71-86. 
  • DeLong, S.C. 2002. Using nature’s template to best advantage in the Canadian boreal forest. Silva Fennica 36(1):401-408. 
  • DeLong, S.C., P. Burton, T. Mahon, P. Ott, and D. Steventon. 2001. Factors Affecting Windthrow in Reserves in Northern British Columbia. In: Mitchell, S.J. and J. Rodney (compilers). Proceedings of the Windthrow Researchers Workshop held January 31-February 1, 2001 in Richmond, British Columbia, pp. 32-41 
  • DeLong, S.C. 2000. Planting White Spruce under Trembling Aspen 7-year Results of Seedling Condition and Performance. B.C. Min. For., Victoria. Work. Pap. 54. [Link]
  • DeLong, S.C. and W.B. Kessler. 2000. Ecological characteristics of mature forest remnants left by wildfire. For. Ecol. Manage. 131(1):93-106. [Link]
  • Beaudry, L. R. Coupé, C. Delong, and J. Pojar.  2000.  Acknowledgment for contributing work in: Plant Indicator Guide for Northern British Columbia: Boreal, Sub-Boreal, and Subalpine Biogeoclimatic Zones (BWBS, SBS, SBPS, and northern ESSF).  B.C. Ministry of Forests Land Management Handbook 46 (Acknowledged for performing data analysis and compilation for edotopic plant distributions). http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Lmh/Lmh46.htm
  • DeLong, C. and P. Sanborn. 2000. Management of Sitka alder and Willow: A Strategy to Minimize Loss of Habitat and Maximize Benefit to Long Term Soil Productivity. B.C. Min. For., Prince George. Forest Research Note PG-22. 
  • DeLong, S.C. 1999. Investigation of the positional, dimensional, structural and ecological attributes which determine the relative windfirmness of riparian reserves and wildlife tree patches. FRBC Final Rep. OP96060-RE and Science Council of B.C. Ref. No. FR-96/97-073, Victoria, B.C. [PDF 450KB]
  • Beaudry, L.J., R.A. Coupe, S.C. DeLong, and J. Pojar. 1999. Plant Indicator Guide for Northern British Columbia: Boreal, Sub-Boreal, and Subalpine Biogeoclimatic Zones: BWBS, SBS, SBPS, and northern ESSF. B.C. Min. For., Res. Br., Victoria, B.C. Land Manag. Handb. 46. http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/docs/Lmh/Lmh46.htm [Link]
  • DeLong, S.C. 1998. Natural disturbance rate and patch size distribution of forests in northern British Columbia: implications for forest management. Northwest Sci. 72 Special Issue 1:35-48.
  • DeLong, C. 1997. Operational considerations for underplanting hardwood stands with white spruce. B.C. Min. For., Prince George. Forest Research Note PG-11. 
  • Jull, M., C. DeLong, A. Eastham, R.M. Sagar, S. Stevenson, and R.L. DeLong. 1996. Testing Silviculture Systems for the ESSF: Early Results of the Lucille Mountain Project. B.C. Min. For., Prince George. Forest Research Note PG-01.
  • Taylor, S.P., C. DeLong, R.I. Alfaro, and L. Rankin. 1996. The effects of overstory shading on white pine weevil damage to white spruce and its effects on spruce growth rates. Can. J. For. Res. 26(2):306-312. [Link]
  • DeLong, C. 1996. Lessons from Wildfire: Managing the Pattern of Forest Harvest. B.C. Min. For., Prince George. Forest Research Note PG-05.
  • DeLong, C. and D. Tanner. 1996. Effect of Aspen Competition on Survival and Growth of Lodgepole Pine and White Spruce [poster summary]. In: Comeau et al (eds). 1996. Ecology and Management of B.C. Hardwoods - Workshop proceedings December 1 and 2, 1993, Richmond, B.C. B.C. Min. For. and For. Can., Victoria, B.C. FRDA Rep. 255. pp. 203-204 [Link]
  • DeLong, C. and D. Tanner. 1996. Underplanting Aspen Stands with White Spruce to Mimic Natural Mixedwoods in the BWBSmw1 [poster summary]. In: Comeau et al (eds). 1996. Ecology and Management of B.C. Hardwoods - Workshop proceedings December 1 and 2, 1993, Richmond, B.C. B.C. Min. For. and For. Can., Victoria, B.C. FRDA Rep. 255. pp. 205-206 [Link]
  • DeLong, S.C. and D. Tanner. 1996. Managing the pattern of forest harvest: lessons from wildfire. Biodiversity and Conservation 5(10):1191-1205. [Link]
  • DeLong, S.C., D. Tanner, and M.J. Jull. 1994. A Field Guide for Site Identification and Interpretation for the Northern Rockies Portion of the Prince George Forest Region. B.C. Min. For., Res. Br., Victoria, B.C. Land Manag. Handb. 29. http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/docs/Lmh/Lmh29.htm [Link]
  • DeLong, S.C., D. Tanner, and M.J. Jull. 1993. A Field Guide for Site Identification and Interpretation for the Southwest Portion of the Prince George Forest Region. B.C. Min. For., Res. Br., Victoria, B.C. Land Manag. Handb. 24. http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/docs/Lmh/Lmh24.htm [Link]
  • DeLong, S.C. 1991. The light interception index: a potential tool for assisting in vegetation management decisions. Can. J. For. Res. 21(7):1037-1042. [Link]
  • DeLong, C., R.M. Annas, and A.C. Stewart. 1991. Boreal White and Black Spruce Zone. In: Meidinger, D.V. and J. Pojar (Compilers and editors). 1991. Ecosystems of British Columbia. B.C. Min. For., Res. Br., Victoria, B.C. Spec. Rep. Ser. 6. Chap. 16, pp. 237-250. [Link]
  • Meidinger, D.V., A.J. McLeod, A. MacKinnon, S.C. DeLong, and G.D. Hope. 1988. A Field Guide for Identification and Interpretation of Ecosystems of the Rocky Mountain Trench, Prince George Forest Region. B.C. Min. For. and Lands, Res. Br., Victoria, B.C. Land Manag. Handb. 15. http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Lmh/Lmh15.htm [Link]
  • DeLong, S.C., A. MacKinnon, and L. Jang. 1990. A Field Guide for Identification and Interpretation of Ecosystems of the Northeast Portion of the Prince George Forest Region. B.C. Min. For., Res. Br., Victoria, B.C. Land Manag. Handb. 22. http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Lmh/Lmh22.htm [Link]
  • DeLong, C. 1988. Changes in structure of three vegetation complexes over the growing season and their effect on competition for light with hybrid spruce. In: Hamilton, E.H. and S.B. Watts (Compilers). Vegetation Competition and Responses: Proceedings of the Third Annual Vegetation Management Workshop February 15 - 17, 1988 Vancouver, B.C. Res. Br., B.C. Min. For. and For. Can., Victoria, B.C. FRDA Rep. 026. pp.8-9. [Link]
  • DeLong, S.C. 1988. A Field Guide for Identification and Interpretation of Seral Aspen Ecosystems of the BWBSc1, Prince George Forest Region. B.C. Min. For., Res. Br., Victoria, B.C. Land Manag. Handb. 16. http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Lmh/Lmh16.htm [Link]