Mike Bokalo

Research Assistant Professor

Phone: 780-492-9038
Email: mike.bokalo@ualberta.ca
Office: 843 General Services
Office Hours: By appointment
Address: University of Alberta
843 General Services
Edmonton, AB
Canada T6G 2H1
Job/Research Area: Forest Mensuration/Growth and Yield

Major Responsibilities/Research Interests: Research Coordinator - Western Boreal Growth and Yield Association( WESBOGY); Project Leader - Mixedwood Growth Model (MGM); Reserach Interests: Influence of stand heterogeniety in growth modelling; Modelling of juvenile aspen mortality and self-thinning; Contrasting juvenile natural fire origin and managed stand structure; Predicting temporal understory vegetation dynamics.


Teaching

REN R 215 Forest Measurements
REN R 431: Integrated Forest Measurement

University of Alberta Libraries Education and Research Archive - Collections in Department of Renewable Resources 

Selected Publications

Gärtner, S. M., Bokalo, M., Macdonald, S. E., & Stadt, K. Variation in post-wildfire regeneration of boreal mixedwood forests: underlying factors and implications for natural disturbance-based management. New Forests, 1-20 (2014).

Grover, Brigitte E., Mike Bokalo, and Ken J. Greenway. "White spruce understory protection: From planning to growth and yield." The Forestry Chronicle 90.1 (2014): 35-43.

Bokalo, Mike, et al. "The Validation of the Mixedwood Growth Model (MGM) for Use in Forest Management Decision Making." Forests 4.1 (2013): 1-27.

Reyes-Hernandez, Valentin, Philip G. Comeau, and Mike Bokalo. "Static and dynamic maximum size–density relationships for mixed trembling aspen and white spruce stands in western Canada." Forest Ecology and Management 289 (2013): 300-311.

Cortini, F., P. G. Comeau, and M. Bokalo. "Trembling aspen competition and climate effects on white spruce growth in boreal mixtures of Western Canada." Forest Ecology and Management 277 (2012): 67-73.

Mike Bokalo, Philip G. Comeau, Stephen J. Titus. 2007. Early development of tended mixtures of aspen and spruce in western Canadian boreal forests For. Ecol. Manage. 242, 175-184.

Sonja Vospernika, Mike Bokalo, Friedrich Reimoser, Hubert Sterba. 2007. Evaluation of a vegetation simulator for roe deer habitat predictions Ecol. Model. 202, 265-280.

Cosmin Tansanu and Mike Bokalo. 2006. Evaluating the predictive performance of several growth models calibrated for Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan Forest Centre, Final Report.

M. Bokalo, K. Stadt and Comeau P. 2006. Adapting the Mixedwood Growth Model (MGM) for Post-Harvest and Managed Stands, Forest Resource Improvement Association of Alberta, Final Report

Comeau, P., Bokalo, M. and Titus. S. 2004. Early dynamics of tended mixedwood stands. Enhanced Forest Management Research Note, Department of Renewable Resources, Note 06/2004.

Bokalo, M. 2001. The role of forest growth in habitat quality dynamics. Predicting future roe deer habitat using logistic and logarithmic regression. Forstliche Schriftenreihe, Universitaet fuer Bodenkultur Wien, Vol. 17, 188p.; ISBN 3-900865-16-17.

Bokalo, M. 2000. Habitat Quality Dynamics and Forest Growth. International Conference on Forest Ecosystem Restoration. Ecological and Economical Impacts of Restoration Processes in Secondary Coniferous Forests. Vienna, Austria. April, 2000.

Bokalo, M., Titus, S.J., Wiens, D. 1996. Sampling with Partial Replacement Extended to Include Growth Projections. For.Sci. 42 (3), 328;334.


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