Mr. Simon Bridge

Head, Forest Information Strategy Section

Knowledge Management; Report on Canada's Forests using Criteria and Indicators

Natural Resources Canada

Key publications

Bridge, S.R.J. 2009. Forest Reporting on Web 2.0: A conversation, not a lecture in Conference Proceedings: Forest Criteria and Indicators Analytical Framework and Report Workshop May 19-21, 2008 Joensuu, Finland. Washington. USDA Forest Service. Gen. Tech. Report GTR-WO-81 p. 61-70.

Chen, W., R. H. Moll, B. D. Haddon, S. Leblanc, G. Pavlic, R. Fraser, R. Fernandes, R. Latfovic, J. Cihlar, & S. R. J. Bridge. 2006. Canada’s forest cover indicator: definition, methodology, and early results. Natural Resources Modeling. 19:91-116.

Hall, J. E.; Bridge, S. R. J.; Haddon, B. D. 2006. Canada's Experience in Applying C&I to Measure Progress Towards SFM--Perspectives from the National, Regional and Local Levels in Aguirre-Bravo, C.; Pellicane, Patrick J.; Burns, Denver P.; and Draggan, Sidney, (eds.). Monitoring Science and Technology Symposium: Unifying Knowledge for Sustainability in the Western Hemisphere Proceedings RMRS-P-42CD. Fort Collins, CO: USDA, Forest Service. p. 914-921.

Canadian Council of Forest Ministers. 2006. Criteria and indicators of sustainable forest management in Canada: Key trends and conditions. Natural Resources Canada. Ottawa. 8 pp.

Canadian Council of Forest Ministers. 2006. Criteria and indicators of sustainable forest management in Canada: National status 2005. Natural Resources Canada. Ottawa. 154 pp.

Bridge, S. R. J., K. Miyanishi & E. A. Johnson. 2005. A critical evaluation of fire suppression effects in the boreal forest of Ontario. Forest Science. 51:41-50.

Bridge, S. R. J., D. Cooligan, D. Dye, L. Moores, T. Niemann, & R. Thompson. 2005. Reviewing Canada’s national framework of criteria and indicators for sustainable forest management. Forestry Chronicle 81:73-80

Canadian Council of Forest Ministers. 2003 Defining Sustainable Forest Management in Canada: Criteria and Indicators 2003. S. R. J Bridge (ed.). Natural Resources Canada. Ottawa. 20pp.

Bridge, S. R. J., P. Wright & R. Rios. 2003. Relationships Between Multi-Scaled Criteria and Indicators Initiatives in North America. Proceedings of the XII World Forestry Congress, Quebec, September 21 – 28, 2003. Volume A pp.345 – 346 Miyanishi, K., S. R. J. Bridge and E.A. Johnson. 2002. Wildfire regime in the boreal forest. Conservation Biology 16: 1177-1178.

Johnson, E. A., K. Miyanishi & S. R. J. Bridge. 2001. Wildfire regime in the boreal forest and the idea of suppression and fuel buildup. Conservation Biology 15:1554-1557

Gutsell, S. L., E. A. Johnson, K. Miyanishi, J. E. Keeley, M. Dickinson & S. R. J. Bridge. 2001. Varied ecosystems need different fire protection. Nature 409:997.

Bridge, S. R. J. 2001. Spatial and temporal variations in the fire cycle across Ontario. Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources Northeast Science and Technology, Technical Report No 46.

Bridge, S. R. J. & E. A. Johnson. 2000. Geomorphic principles of terrain organization and vegetation gradients. Journal of Vegetation Science. 11:57-70.