Research

Current Projects:

  • 2012–2015. Sustaining White Pine on High Quality Sites. USDA, McIntire-Stennis. ($81,642) Investigators: German, R., Nowak, C., McNulty, S., and Bevilacqua, E.
  • 2012–2014. Quantifying beaver impacts on Adirondack forest communities at a landscape scale. Northeastern States Research Cooperative. ($106,866) Investigators: Stella, J., Bevilacqua, E. and Frair, J.
  • 2012. GIS analysis of resident angler fishing characteristics and demographic. New York Sea Grant Institute. ($9,981) Investigators: Kuehn, D. and Bevilacqua, E.
  • 2010-2012. National Park Service. “Forest Stewardship Plan for the FDR and Vanderbilt Historic Sites”.($49,974). Investigators: Nowak, C. and Bevilacqua, E.
  • 2010-2012. USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station. “A Spatial Model of National Forest Fire Ignitions”. ($51,843). Investigators: Malmsheimer, R., and Bevilacqua, E.

Past Projects:

  • 2010-2011. Natural Resources Canada. “Analyzing Diameter Growth of New Brunswick Sugar Maples” ($6,500). Investigators:  Nyland, R. and Bevilacqua, E.
  • 2008-2011. USDA, McIntire-Stennis. “Modeling Ingrowth and Mortality in Managed Northern Hardwood Stands to Evaluate Sustainability in Forest Production.” ($106,687) Investigators: Bevilacqua, E. and Nyland, R.
  • 2008-2010. Northeastern States Research Cooperative: Theme 1. "Management Effects on Sustainable Wood Production and Carbon Sequestration in Uneven-aged Northern Hardwood Forests." 2008. ($92,367). Investigators: Bevilacqua, E. and Nyland, R.
  • 2009. NYS Department of Environmental Conservation. "Estimating Periodic Annual Increment on State Forest Lands in New York”.  ($15,000). Investigator:Bevilacqua, E.
  • 2007-2010. Hewlett-Packard Company, Technology for Teaching in Higher Education Grant Incentive. “Integrating Geospatial Information Technologies into Environmental Sciences and Natural Resources Management Curricula.” ($68,000). Investigator: Bevilacqua, E.
  • 2006. International Foundation for Science. “Quantifying the amount and distribution of soil carbon sequestration under Agroforestry systems in Uganda.” ($9,000). Investigators: Tumwebaze, S. and Bevilacqua, E.
  • 2005-2007. Northeastern States Research Cooperative: Theme 1. "The parcelization of private forestlands in the Northern Forest and its impact on economies of scale for the region’s sawmills and loggers." Investigators: Germain, R., and Bevilacqua, E.
  • 2004-2007. Northeastern States Research Cooperative: Theme 1. “Modeling Effects Uneven-aged Silvicutlure on the Wildlife Habitat and Sawtimber Production Potential of Northern Hardwood Stands”. Investigators: Nyland, R., Bevilacqua, E., and Porter, W.
  • 2003-2006. USDA, Forest Service, McIntire-Stennis Cooperative Forestry Research Program. 2003. "Evaluating the Impact of Parcelization on Non-Industrial Private Forestlands in the New York City Watershed." ($66,661) Investigators: Germain, R., and Bevilacqua, E.
  • 2003-2004. USDA, Forest Service, Northeast Forest Inventory and Analysis Unit. “NE-FIA Stem Taper Data Collection and Analysis”. ($93,417). Investigators: E. Bevilacqua,  Zhang, L. and Savage, J.
  • 2002-2004. USDA, Forest Service, Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry, and New York State, Dept. of Environmental Conservation. "Forest Stewardship Planning and Reporting Technology - GIS." ($56,493). Investigators: Bevilacqua, E. and Herrington, L.
  • 2002-2004. USDA, Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station, "Urban tree cover and associated influences on air and soil micro-climate". Investigator: ($25,000). Bevilacqua, E.
  • 2002. USDA, National Resources Conservation Service, "Watershed Boundary Delineation (WBD) for 26 NHD Sub-Basins of New York State". ($27,824). Investigators: Herrington, L. and Bevilacqua, E.
  • 2000-2003. USDA, McIntire-Stennis Cooperative Forestry Research Program. 2000. "The influence of competitive interference on the vertical distribution of secondary growth in trees." ($61,028). Investigators: Bevilacqua, E., Davis, C.J., and Zhang, L.
  • 2001-2002. USDA Forest Service. "Urban Forest Hydrologic Measurements". ($7,800). Investigator: E. Bevilacqua.
  • 2000-2001. USDA Forest Service. "Urban Forest Health Monitoring". ($21,000). Investigator: E. Bevilacqua.
  • 1998-2000. New York Center for Forestry Research and Development: "Economic analysis of silviculture applied to diameter-limit cut." ($48,000). Investigators: J. Wagner, C. Nowak, H. Canham, and E. Bevilacqua.
  • 1997-1998. Canadian Forest Service, Natural Resources Canada: "A forest management planning strategy for bioenergy in remote communities." ($10,000). Investigators: G.D. Puttock, D. McGregor and E. Bevilacqua.
  • 1995-1998. Algonquin Forest Authority: "Growth responses in individual eastern white pine (Pinus strobus L.) trees following partial cutting treatments". ($6,000). Investigator: E. Bevilacqua.
  • 1993-1994. Ontario Forestry Research Institute, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources: "Development of a stand-level growth model for pine stands managed under the uniform shelterwood silvicultural system." ($24,000). Investigators: E. Bevilacqua and G.D. Puttock.