Glen Armstrong

Associate Professor, Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sci - Renewable Resources Dept

Contact

Associate Professor, Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sci - Renewable Resources Dept
Email
gwa@ualberta.ca
Phone
(571) 882-2337
Address
807 General Services Building
9007 - 116 St NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H1

Overview

About

Glen Armstrong applies operations research techniques to the study of forest management and forest policy issues. He is particularly interested in natural disturbance management and carbon accounting in the boreal forest.

Courses

REN R 215 - Forest Measurements

Principles and practices of measuring and estimating present and future fibre production of forest communities, including applications of statistics, sampling techniques, regression analysis, and computer programming. Prerequisites: (MATH 113, 114, 134, 144, or 154) and *3 STAT. Pre- or corequisite: REN R 110. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations section of the Calendar.

Winter Term 2022
REN R 430 - Forest Resources Management

Analytical techniques used by renewable resource managers for management of wildland areas for single or multiple outputs; problems of defining optimality when confronted with competing uses and multiple outputs. Prerequisite: *54 of University credit.

Fall Term 2021
REN R 431 - Integrated Forest Management

Problem solving, decision making and planning in relation to the management of forest resources. Application of models and related tools. Public involvement and issues management will be addressed. Prerequisites: REN R 299, REN R 323, and REN R 430.

Winter Term 2022
REN R 727 - Forest Resources Management

Analytical techniques used by renewable resource managers for management of wildland areas for single or multiple outputs; problems of defining optimality when confronted with competing uses and multiple outputs. Not to be taken if credit received for REN R 430.

Fall Term 2021
REN R 728 - Integrated Forest Management

Problem solving, decision making and planning in relation to the management of forest resources. Application of models and related tools. Public involvement and issues management will be addressed. Not to be taken if credit received for REN R 431.

Winter Term 2022

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Publications

Quantifying the effect of elevation and aspect on fire return intervals in the Canadian Rocky Mountains
Author(s): Rogeau MP and Armstrong GW
Publication Date: 2017
Publication: Ecol. Manag.
Volume: 384
Page Numbers: 248-261
External Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2016.10.035
Carbon sequestration and the optimal forest harvest decision under alternative baseline policies
Author(s): Asante P and Armstrong G
Publication Date: 2016
Publication: Can. J. For. Res.
Volume: 46
Page Numbers: 656–665.
External Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjfr-2015-0222
Considerations for boreal mixedwood silviculture: a view from the dismal science
Author(s): Armstrong GW
Publication Date: 2014
Publication: For. Chron.
Volume: 90
Page Numbers: 44-49
External Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.5558/tfc2014-009
Sustained yield forestry in Sweden and Russia: How does it correspond to sustainable forest management policy?
Author(s): Elbakidze M, Andersson K, Angelstam P, Armstrong GW, Axelsson R, Doyon F, Hermansson M, Jacobsson J, and Pautov Y
Publication Date: 2013
Publication: AMBIO
Volume: 42
Page Numbers: 160-173
External Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13280-012-0370-6
Carbon sequestration and the optimal forest harvest decision: A dynamic programming approach considering biomass and dead organic matter
Author(s): Asante P, Armstrong GW, and Adamowicz WL.
Publication Date: 2012
Publication: J. Forest Econ.
Volume: 18
Page Numbers: 145-156
External Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfe.2011.12.002
Optimal forest harvest age considering carbon sequestration in multiple carbon pools: A comparative statics analysis
Author(s): Asante P and Armstrong GW
Publication Date: 2012
Publication: J. Forest Econ.
Volume: 18
Issue: 145-156
Page Numbers: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfe.2011.12.002
External Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfe.2011.12.002
Optimal zoning of forested land considering the contribution of exotic plantations
Author(s): Anderson JA, Armstrong GW, Luckert MK, and Adamowicz WL
Publication Date: 2012
Publication: Math. Comput. For. Nat.-Res. Sci.
Volume: 4
Page Numbers: 92-104
External Link: http://www.mcfns.com/index.php/Journal/article/view/135/MCNFS-4.2_92
Forest regeneration standards: are they limiting management options for Alberta's boreal mixedwoods?
Author(s): Lieffers VJ, Armstrong GW, Stadt KJ, and Marenholtz EH
Publication Date: 2008
Publication: Forestry Chron.
Volume: 84
Page Numbers: 76-82

Joint production of timber, carbon, and wildlife habitat in the Canadian boreal plains
Author(s): McCarney GR, Armstrong GW, and Adamowicz WL
Publication Date: 2008
Publication: Can. J. Forest Res.
Volume: 38
Page Numbers: 1478-1492
External Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/X07-246
Coarse filter ecosystem management in a nonequilibrating forest
Author(s): Armstrong GW, Adamowicz WL, Beck JA, Cumming SG and Schmiegelow FKA
Publication Date: 2003
Publication: For. Sci.
Volume: 49
Page Numbers: 209-223

Estimating the cost of land base changes due to wildfire using shadow prices
Author(s): Armstrong GW and Cumming
Publication Date: 2003
Publication: For. Sci.
Volume: 49
Page Numbers: 719-730

The economics of boreal forest management
Author(s): Adamowicz WL, Armstrong GW and Messmer MJ
Publication Date: 2003
Publication: Towards sustainable management of the boreal forest
Volume: Chapter 6
Page Numbers: 1039

Divided land base and overlapping tenure in Alberta, Canada: A simulation study exploring costs of forest policy
Author(s): Cumming SG and Armstrong GW
Publication Date: 2001
Publication: For. Chron.
Volume: 77
Page Numbers: 501-508

A stochastic characterisation of the natural disturbance regime of the boreal mixedwood forest with implications for sustainable forest management
Author(s): Armstrong GW
Publication Date: 1999
Publication: Can. J. For. Res.
Volume: 29
Page Numbers: 424-433.

Timber supply implications of natural disturbance management
Author(s): Armstrong GW, Cumming SG, and Adamowicz WL
Publication Date: 1999
Publication: For. Chron.
Volume: 75
Page Numbers: 497-504