Koch, Frank H.
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Koch, Frank H. Research Ecologist



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  • Primary research focus on quantitative and spatial analysis of forest health data, with a particular emphasis on invasive forest pests and the modeling of invasion risk at multiple spatial scales, from landscape to continental Characterization and representation of uncertainty in forest pest risk maps, using both probabilistic and non-probabilistic approaches Application of trade and transportation networks to estimate human-mediated invasion likelihoods for locations of interest Optimal survey design and pest detection strategies Analysis of short- and long-term drought patterns, including how these patterns may relate to forest pest outbreak risk

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