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Economic Impacts of Non-Native Forest Insects in the United States

Juliann E. Aukema, Brian Leung, Kent Kovacs. Corey Chivers, Kerry Britton, Jeffrey Englin, Susan J. Frankel, Robert G. Haight, Thomas P. Holmes, Andrew M. Liebhold, Deborah G. McCullough & Betsy Von Holle. 2011. Economic Impacts of Non-Native Forest Insects in the Continental United States. PLoS ONE 6(9): e24587.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0024587

Predicting the economic costs and property value losses attributed to sudden oak death damage in California (2010-2020)

Kent Kovacs, Tomás Václavík, Robert G. Haight, Arwin Pang, Nik J. Cunniffe, Christopher A. Gilligan, Ross K. Meentemeyer. 2011. Predicting the economic costs and property value losses attributed to sudden oak death damage in California (2010-2020). Journal of Environmental Management 92:1292-1302

The Dynamic Response of Housing Values to a Forest Invasive Disease: Evidence from a Sudden Oak Death Infestation

Kent Kovacs, Thomas P. Holmes, Jeffrey E. Englin, Janice Alexander. 2011. The Dynamic Response of Housing Values to a Forest Invasive Disease: Evidence from a Sudden Oak Death Infestation. Environmental and Resource Economics 49: 445-471.

The influence of satellite populations of emerald ash borer on projected economic costs in U.S. communities, 2010-2020

Kent F. Kovacs, Rodrigo J. Mercader, Robert G. Haight, Nathan W. Siegert, Deborah G. McCullough, Andrew M. Liebhold. 2011. The influence of satellite populations of emerald ash borer on projected economic costs in U.S. communities, 2010-2020. Journal of Environmental Management 92: 2170-2181.

Historical Accumulation of non-indigenous forest pests in the continental US

Juliann E. Aukema, Deborah G. McCullough, Betsy Von Holle, Andrew M. Liebhold, Kerry Britton and Susan J. Frankel. 2010. Historical Accumulation of Non-indigenous Forest Pests in the Continental US. Bioscience 60: 886-897.

A Spatial-Dynamic Value Transfer Model of Economic Losses from a Biological Invasion

Thomas Holmes, Andrew Liebhold, Kent Kovacs, Betsy Von Holle. 2010. A Spatial-Dynamic Value Transfer Model of Economic Losses from a Biological Invasion. Ecological Economics 70: 86-95.

Cost of Potential Emerald Ash Borer Damage in U.S. Communities, 2009-2019

 Kovacs, K., R. Haight, D. McCullough, R. Mercader, N. Siegert, and A. Liebhold. 2010. Cost of Potential Emerald Ash Borer Damage in U.S. Communities, 2009-2019. Ecological Economics 69: 569-578.

Confronting challenges to economic analysis of biological invasions in forests

 Thomas P. Holmes. 2010. Confronting challenges to economic analysis of biological invasions in forests. New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 40: S105-S116.

Property value impacts of Hemlock Woolly Adelgid in residential forests

Thomas P. Holmes, Elizabeth A. Murphy, Kathleen P. Bell, Denise D. Royle. 2010. Property value impacts of Hemlock Woolly Adelgid in residential forests. Forest Science 56: 529-540.

Economic Impacts of Invasive Species in Forests: Past, Present, and Future

Thomas P. Holmes, Juliann E. Aukema, Betsy Von Holle, Andrew Liebhold, Erin Sills. 2009. Economic Impacts of Invasive Species in Forests: Past, Present, and Future In: The Year in Ecology and Conservation Biology, R.S. Ostfeld and W.H. Schlesinger, eds. New York Academy of Sciences 1162:18-38.

Proceedings

Kent Kovacs, Jeffrey Englin, Thomas Holmes, Janice Alexander. 2009. "Evidence of the Dynamic Response of Housing Values to a Sudden Oak Death Infestation." In: Frankel, S.J.; Kliejunas, J.T.; Palmieri, K.M., tech. cords. 2010. Proceedings of the Sudden Oak Death Fourth Science Symposium. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-229, Albany, CA: Pacific Southwest Research Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Kent Kovacs, Jeffrey Englin, Thomas Holmes, Janice Alexander. 2009. "The SOD facts of life: property value losses from sudden oak death in Marin County." In: McManus, Katherine A; Gottschalk, Kurt W., eds. Proceedings. 20th U.S. Department of Agriculture interagency research forum on invasive species 2009; 2009 January 13-16; Annapolis, MD. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-51. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 41.

Robert G. Haight, Kent Kovacs, Andrew M. Liebhold, Deborah G. McCullough. 2009. "Economic assessment of potential emerald ash borer damage in urban areas in the United States." In: McManus, Katherine A; Gottschalk, Kurt W., eds. Proceedings. 20th U.S. Department of Agriculture interagency research forum on invasive species 2009; 2009 January 13-16; Annapolis, MD. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-51. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 32-33.

Database of non-native forest pests and pathogens, available on KNB

http://knb.ecoinformatics.org/knb/metacat/nuding.7.9/knb

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Historical accumulation of invasive forest pests