About Wade

My research utilizes an interdisciplinary approach to advance inventory techniques and characterize ecosystem processes. Focusing on the challenges land managers face balancing multi-scale management objectives by advancing the use of biometrics, remote sensing, and quantitative models.

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  • Adaptive Resource Management
  • Experimental Design
  • Integrated Resource Management
  • Landscape Ecology
  • Quantitative Ecology
  • Remote Sensing
  • Spatial Ecology


PhD, Natural Resources - University of Idaho
Moscow, ID, 2013

MS, Forest Resources - University of Idaho
Moscow, ID, 2010

BA, Forest Management - Washington State University
Pullman, WA, 2008

Selected Publications

Applications of the United States Forest Service Forest Inventory and Analysis dataset: a review and future directions

  • Tinkham, W.T., Mahoney, P.R., Smith, A.M.S., Hudak, A.T., Domke, G.M., Falkowski, M.J., Nelson, A., and Woodall, C.W. ,

Assessment of user needs during the modernization of the Forest Vegetation Simulator

  • Tinkham, W.Nagel, L., & Roske, M.,

Sensitivity of crown fire modeling to inventory parameter dubbing in FVS

  • Tinkham, W., Hoffman, C.Ex, S., & Smith, A.,

Effects of fire radiative energy density dose on Pinus contorta and Larix occidentalis seedling physiology and mortality

  • Smith, A., Talhelm, A., Johnson, D., Kolden, C., Abatzoglou, J., Sparks, A.,... Pregitzer, K.,

Air quality policy and fire management responses addressing smoke from wildland fires in the United States and Australia

  • Hyde, J., Yedinak, K., Talhelm, A., Smith, A., Bowman, D., Johnston, F.,... Tinkham, W.,

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