Ross Benton

Research Officer, Forest Climatology

Research and analysis into the interaction of forests, forestry practices, and climate.

Natural Resources Canada

Current research and/or projects

Studies the impacts of climate change on forest microclimates, and involved in the development of a landscape level mountainous terrain spatial temporal climate model in conjunction with the Mountain Pine Beetle/Interior Silvicultural Systems in southeastern BC, and the Montane Alternative Silvicultural Systems projects on Vancouver Island. 

  • Montane Alternative Silviculture Systems
  • Forest Ecosystem Research Network
  • Study on the management of mature lodgepole pine stands
  • Visualization of climate change scenarios

Research and/or project statements

Research projects

Education and awards

B.Sc. (Co-Op) Physical Geography, Universiy of Victoria, 1981

M.Sc. Geography, Statistics, University of Victoria, 1991