Publications of René Germain:
Penfield, P. R.H. Germain, and W. Smith. 2014. Assessing the supply chain efficiency of hardwood sawmills in New York State through case study analysis and DEA modeling.Forest Products Journal. (in print)
VanBrakle, J., R.H. Germain, J. Munsell and S. Stehman. 2013. “Do Forest Management Plans Increase BMP Implementation on Family Forests? A Formative Evaluation in the NYC Watershed. Journal of Forestry, 111(2):108-114.
Germain, R.H. and C. Ghosh. 2013. Assessing Extension’s Ability to Promote Family Forests as a Woody Biomass Feedstock in the Northeast United States. Journal of Extension, 51 (1):1-8.
Anderson, N., R.H. Germain and M. Hall. 2012. An assessment of forest cover and impervious surface area on family forests in the New York City Watershed. Northern Journal of Applied Forestry. 29(2): 67-73.
Siemion, J., D. Burns, P. Murdoch and R.H. Germain 2011. The relation of harvesting intensity to changes in soil, soil water, and stream chemistry in a northern hardwood forest, Catskill Mountains, USA. Forest Ecology and Management 261 1510–1519.
Anderson, N., R.H. Germain and E. Bevilacqua. 2011.GIS-based spatial analysis of sawmill wood procurement. Journal of Forestry 109(1): 34-42.
Germain, R.H. and P. Pennfield. 2010. The Certified Wood Supply Chain Bottleneck and its Impact on LEED Construction Projects in New York State. Forest Products Journal Forest Products Journal 60(2):114-118.
Anderson, N., R.H. Germain and E. Bevilacqua. 2010.GIS-based spatial analysis of sawmill wood procurement. Journal of Forestry (in press).
Anderson, N. and R.H. Germain. 2009. Land cover, land use and mill characteristics as predictors of wood procurement range. Forest Products Journal 59(11/12):100-107.
Munsell, J.F., R.H, Germain, V.A. Luzadis, and E. Bevilacqua. 2009. Owner intentions, previous harvests, and future timber yield on 50 working NIPF in New York State. Northern Journal of Applied Forestry 26(2) 45-51.
Anderson, N., R.H. Germain and E. Bevilacqua. 2009. Characteristics of transborder wood flow to sawmills in eastern Canada. Forestry Chronicle 85(1): 1-10.
Vickory, B., R.H. Germain, E. Bevilacqua. 2009. Urbanization's Impact on Sustained Yield Management as Perceived by Forestry Professionals in Central New York. Forest Policy and Economics 11: 42-49.
Golden, H.E., E.W. Boyer, M.K. Brown, T.S. Purucker, and R.H. Germain. 2009. Spatial variability of nitrate concentrations under diverse conditions in tributaries to a lake watershed. Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 45(4) 945-962.
Yanai, R. R.H. Germain, N. Anderson, A. Coates and A. Mishler. 2009. Heart Size of Sugar Maple Sawlogs Across Six Northern States. Journal of Forestry 107(2): 95-100.
Anderson, N., R.H. Germain and
E. Bevilacqua. 2009. Competition for
Sawlogs in the
Munsell, J.F., R.H. Germain and E. Bevilacqua. 2008. A Tale of Two Forests: Case Study Comparisons
of Sustained Yield Management on
Homyak, P.M., R.D. Yanai, D.A. Burns; R.D.
Briggs and R.H. Germain.
2008. Nitrogen immobilization by wood chip application: protecting water
quality in a northern hardwood forest. Forest Ecology and
Germain, R.H., N.
Anderson and E. Bevilacqua. 2007. The Effects of Forestland
Parcelization and Ownership Transfers on
Munsell, J.F. and R.H.
Germain. 2007. Woody biomass energy: An opportunity for silviculture
on non-industrial private forestlands in
Germain, R.H., K. Brazill and S.
Stehman. 2006. Forestland parcelization in upstate
Wang, X. D.A. Burns, R.D. Yanai, R.D.
Briggs, R.H. Germain. 2006.
Changes in Stream Chemistry and Nutrient Export Following a Partial Harvest in
the Catskill Mountains,
Munsell, J.F., R.H. Germain,
E. Bevilacqua, and R.M. Schuster. 2006. Voluntary BMP implementation by
NIPF owners in
Germain, R.H. and J. Munsell. 2005. How much land is needed for the harvest access system on NIPF dominated by northern hardwoods? Northern Journal of Applied Forestry 22(4): 243-247.
Lapierre, S. and R.H. Germain 2005. Forestland parcelization in the New York City Watershed. Journal of Forestry 104(3) 139-145.
Munsell, J. and R.H. Germain.
2004. Forestry extension participation and written forest management plan use
Germain, R.H. and S. Harris. 2003. Logger training leads to improved market access but no price premium. Journal of Extension 41(5).
Harris, S., R.H.
Germain and L. Zhang. 2003. Assessing wood procurement management
systems in the forest products industry.
S., C. Dawson, and R.H. Germain.
2003. Satisfaction with recreational leasing of industrial forestlands in the
Germain, R.H., S. Harris and V. Luzadis. 2002. Assessing environmental management systems for implementing sustainable forestry on industrial forestlands. Journal of Forestry 100 (2) 12-18.
Malmsheimer, R.W. and R.H. Germain. 2002. Needs assessment surveys: Do they predict attendance at continuing education workshops? Journal of Extension 40(4).
Floyd D. and S. Stehman. 2001. Participant perceptions of the Forest
Service’s public participation process. Journal of
R.H., J. Shwartz and J. Parrish. 2001. The
and D.W. Floyd. 1999. Models for examining forest resource conflicts.
Floyd, D.W., R.H. Germain and K. ter Horst. 1996. A resource conflict model for assessing negotiation and mediation in forest resource conflicts. Journal of Forestry, 94(5) 29-33.
Hall, M., R.H. Germain, M. Tyrell, and N. Sampson. 2008. "Predicting Future Water Quality from Land Use Change Projections in the Catskill-Delaware Watersheds". Prepared for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Albany, NY. 269pp.
Harris*, S. and R.H. Germain. 2002. Improving forest management through
environmental management systems in the forest products industry. Proceedings:
Global Initiatives and Public Policies: First International Conference on
Private Forestry in the 21st Century.
Nowak, C., R.H. Germain, and A. Drew. 2011. Timber harvesting, silviculture, and forest management: an axe does not a forester make. Chapter 8, p. 247-276 In (J.D. Castello and S.A. Teale, eds.), Forest Health: An Integrated Perspective, Cambridge University Press.