Ecosystem ecology, forest-disturbance ecology, social-ecological resilience, systems modeling
My dissertation combines observational, experimental, and simulation-modeling studies to address how and why warming/drying conditions and more fire activity may initiate structural and functional changes in subalpine and boreal conifer forests of western North America.
whitewater kayaking, backcountry skiing, trail running, mountain biking, cooking and eating
Hansen, W.D., W.H. Romme, A. Ba, and M.G. Turner. 2016. Shifting ecological filters mediate postfire expansion of seedling aspen (Populus tremuloides) in Yellowstone. Forest Ecology and Management, 362: 218-230.
Hansen, W.D. Hansen, W.D. 2014.Generalizable principles for ecosystem stewardship-based management of social-ecological systems: Lessons learned from Alaska. Ecology and Society, 19(4):13.
Hansen, W.D., T.J. Brinkman, M. Leonawicz, F.S. Chapin III, G.P Kofinas. 2013. Changing Daily Wind Speeds: Implications for a Subsistence Hunting System. Arctic 64(4): 448-458.
Hansen, W.D., H. Naughton. 2013. The effects of a spruce bark beetle outbreak and wildfires on property values in the wildland-urban interface of south-central Alaska, USA. Ecological Economics, 96: 141-154.
Hansen, W.D., and H.T. Naughton. 2013. Social and ecological determinants of land clearing in the Brazilian Amazon: A spatial analysis. Ecological Economics 96: 141-154.
Hansen, W.D., T.J. Brinkman, F.S. Chapin III, C. Brown. 2013. Meeting indigenous subsistence needs: The case for prey switching in rural Alaska. Human Dimensions of Wildlife 18(2): 109-123.
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