Forest
Growth
Models

Forest Growth Models

All forest growth models listed on this website, in alfabetic order.

3-PG
Mechanistic, single species
CSIRO 3-PG Information Pages
CSIRO 3-PGS Model
3-PG Workshops
4C
Gap model
4C, PIK-Potsdam
BALANCE
Process-based tree-level model
BALANCE
BWINpro
Empirical, distance independent tree based model
BWINpro, Niedersächsische Forstliche Versuchsanstalt - Waldwachstum
TreeGrOSS
Simwald, forest management game
ITM
CABALA
Process-based growth model
CABALA, at CSIRO(scroll down in page)
CACTOS
Empirical, distance independent tree based model
CACTOS, University of California at Berkeley
CO2-fix
Empirical, stand level, carbon sequestration model
CO2-fix, at CASFOR-II
DFSIM
stand-level, forest growth simulator
DFSIM, USDA Forest Service,Pacific Northwest Research Station
EFM
Mechanistic, dynamic, and deterministic forest plantation simulator
Edinburgh Forest Model (EFM)
FIRE-BGC
individual tree model created by merging the gap-phase, process-based model FIRESUM with the mechanistic ecosystem biogeochemical model FIRE-BGC
FIRE-BGC, Register of Ecological Models
FORECAST
ecosystem-based, stand-level, forest growth simulator
FORECAST, UBC
Forest-BGC (otter)
OTTER project
Runnings Forest-BGC Model
FORET
gap model
FORET, Register of Ecological Models
MUSE, anu Research School of Biological Sciences
FORGRO
Stand level, process-based model
FORGRO, Register of Ecological Models
FORSKA
gap model
FORSKA, PIK-Potsdam
Forestryguide.de
MUSE, anu Research School of Biological Sciences
FPS
FPS, Forest Biometrics Website
FVS a.k.a. Prognosis
Empirical, distance independent, tree model
FVS, USDA Forest Service, Forest Management Service Center
FVS, Ontario
SVS, USDA Forest Service,Pacific Northwest Research Station
EnVision, USDA Forest Service,Pacific Northwest Research Statio
LMS, Landscape Management Project
JABOWA
Gap model
JABOWA III Forest Model Software, CSE services
JABOWA, Register of Ecological Models
MUSE, anu Research School of Biological Sciences
MUSE, anu Research School of Biological Sciences
MOSES
ITM
ORGANON
Empirical, distance independent tree based model
ORGANON, College of Forestry, Oregon State University
ORGANON, Register of Ecological Models
Assisi Software, offers commercial forestry programs, including some based on ORGANON
The Visible Forest (Stand Visualization Software)
Pipestem
Model of carbon allocation and growth that applies to even-aged, mono-specific stands of trees
Pipestem, USDA Forest Service
Prognaus
Empirical, distance independent, tree model
ITM
Prognosis a.k.a. FVS
Empirical, distance independent, tree model
Prognosis, ESSA Technologies
Prognosis BC, Ministry of Forests BC
Prognosis BC, UBC
Prognosis, Register of Ecological Models
SILVA
Empirical distance dependent tree based model
SILVA, Chair of Forest Yield Science at Technische Universität München
SILVA, Register of Ecological Models
ITM
SORTIE
mechanistic, spatially explicit, stochastic model of forests in the northeastern United States that describes local competition among nine species of trees in terms of empirically derived responses of individuals.
SORTIE, Register of Ecological Models
Scaling from Trees to Forests, Deutschman et al.
SORTIE/BC
SPS
SPS, Mason, Bruce & Girard, Consultants
STAND
ITM
STIM
STIM, Ministry of forests BC
TADAM
Biologically oriented stand model. Single species
TADAM
TASS/TIPSY
Biologically oriented spatially explicit individual tree model. Single species
TASS
TIPSY
TRAGIC++
Tree based model
TRAGIC++, at BITÖK
TRAGIC, Register of Ecological Models
TRIPLEX
Process-based, stand-level model. Mixed species
TRIPLEX
ZELIG
Gap model
ZELIG, Register of Ecological Models
ZELIG.PNW, CLAMS
Online Study using ZELIG.PNW.3.0., Garman, S.L. et al.
Last revision: 14th of October 2004, Etiënne Thomassen

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