Dunn, Chris

Research Associate

Office Location: 
Snell 126A
Email Address: 

Ph.D. in Forest Resources, 2015, Oregon State University

M.S in Forest Resources, 2010, Oregon State University

B.S. in Forest Management, 1999, Colorado State University

Recent Publications: 

Dunn, CJ, Thompson, M, Calkin, DE (2017). A framework for developing safe and effective large-fire response in a new fire management paradigm. Forest Ecology and Management, 404: 184-196. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2017.08.039

Dunn, CJ. (2016) Ghost fire of the North: the historical account of a lost boreal forest mega-fire. Ecology, 97 (3): 813-814

Bailey, JD, Dunn, CJ. (2016). From Smokey Bear to Smoky Air: Wildland Fire Management at a Crossroads. Western Forester, January/February.

Thompson, MP, Dunn, CJ, Calkin, DE. (2015). Wildfires: Systemic changes needed. Science, 11-20-2015.

Johnston, JD, Bailey, JD, Dunn, CJ (2016) Influence of Fire Disturbance and Biophysical Heterogeneity on Pre-Settlement Ponderosa Pine and Mixed Conifer Forests. Ecosphere, 7(11).

Thompson, MP, Dunn, CJ, Calkin, DE. (2016). Systems thinking and wildland fire management. Journal of the International Society for the Systems Sciences, 1(1):1-17.

Song, Z, Dunn, CJ, Lu, XT, Qiao, L, Pang, JP, Tang, JW (2017). Coarse woody decay rates vary by physical position in tropical seasonal rainforests of SW China. Forest Ecology and Management, 385:206-213. 10.1016/j.foreco.2016.11.033

Dunn, CJ, Thompson, MP, Calkin, DE. (2017). Towards enhanced risk management: planning, decision making, and monitoring of U.S. wildfire response. International Journal of Wildland Fire, 26: 551-556.

Katuwal, H, Dunn, CJ, Calkin, DE (2017). Characterizing resource use and exposure during large-fire management in the western US. International Journal of Wildland Fire, 26:604-614.

Johnston, JD, Bailey, JD, Dunn, CJ, Lindsay, AA (2017) Fire-climate relationships among diverse forest types in an interior Pacific Northwest Landscape. Fire Ecology

Reilly, M, Dunn, CJ, Meigs, GW, Spies, TA, Kennedy, RE, Bailey, JD, Briggs, K (2017). Contemporary patterns of fire extent and burn severity in forests of the Pacific Northwest (1985-2010). Ecosphere, 8(3).

Dunn, CJ, Bailey, JD. (2016). Tree mortality and structural change following mixed-severity fire in Pseudotsuga forests 1 of Oregon’s western Cascades, USA. Forest Ecology and Management, 365: 107-118. doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2016.01.031

Dunn, CJ, Bailey, JD. 2015. Temporal Fuel Dynamics Following High-Severity Fire in Dry -MIxed Cinifer Forests of the Eastern Cascades, Oregon USA. International Journal of Wildland Fire

Dunn, CJ, Bailey, JD. 2015. Modeling the direct efforts of salvage logging on long-term temporal fuel dynamics in dry-mixed conifer forests. Forest Ecology and Management.

Dunn, CJ, Bailey, JD. 2012. Temporal dynamics and decay of coarse wood in early seral habitats of dry-mixed conifer forests in Oregon's Eastern Cascades. Forest Ecology and Management. 276: 71-81.