Work History

Greene Forest Consulting Ltd. began as a sole proprietorship in 2017, and became a Limited Corporation in 2018. Over the past 15 years, Greg has worked as an archaeology field assistant and survey coordinator (2004-2008),  wildland firefighter (2005-2008), GIS technician & analyst (2005-Present), forest & wildfire researcher (2009-Present), and forestry technician (2016-Present).

Education

Greg began his academic career studying Electrical Engineering, where he received formal training in computer logic and computer programming (e.g., C/C++, Java, Visual Basic). Greg obtained a BSc in  Geographic Information Systems at California State Polytechnic University (2008), including minors in Anthropology and Interdisciplinary GIS Applications. After moving to Canada in 2009, he obtained an MSc in Fire Ecology from the University of British Columbia (2011). Greg is currently a PhD Candidate in the Tree-Ring Lab at UBC, studying Fire Ecology. His dissertation work examines the combined effects of fire exclusion and forest management practices on the resilience of dry forest ecosystems.

Interests

Greg's work-related interests include:  Ecosystem Restoration, Fuel Hazard Assessment & Abatement, Disturbance & Landscape Ecology, Dendrochronology, GIS application  development (Python and ArcPad Objects), Project development, Work-flow analysis, and GIS database management.

Research Publications and Reports

  • Greene, GA and LD Daniels. 2017. Spatial Interpolation and Mean Fire Interval Analyses Quantify Historical Mixed-Severity Fire Regimes. International Journal of Wildland Fire, 26:136-147.
  • Daniels, LD, RW Gray, B Brett, PD Pickell, MFJ Pisaric, RD Chavardès, GA Greene, MH Marcoux and V Comeau. 2017. Disturbance regimes in the maritime to submaritime forests of  the south coast of British Columbia: Status of knowledge and understanding. Report to the British Columbia Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, Victoria, BC. Submitted March.
  • Harris, BJR and GA Greene. 2015. “Ecosystem Restoration Program – Routine Monitoring Protocols.” Report to the B.C. Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations. Submitted March 19.
  • Greene, GA and BJR Harris. 2015. “Ecosystem Restoration Program – Intensive Monitoring Protocols.” Report to the B.C. Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations. Submitted February 20.
  • Daniels, LD, H Erasmus, B Forge, GA Greene and S Lavallee. 2014. “Monitoring fire intensity and severity: 2013 prescribed burn at the Westside Unit, Vaseux-Bighorn National Wildlife Area.” Report to the Canadian Wildlife Service. Submitted October.
  • Greene, GA, O Villemaire-Cote and LD Daniels. 2014. “Climate change, wildfire, and landscape homogenization in western Canada.” Report to the Rocky Mountain Trench Society. Submitted March 31.
  • Greene, GA. 2011. Historical Fire Regime of the Darkwoods: Quantifying the Past to Plan for the Future. MSc Thesis, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
  • Greene, GA and PO Leckman. 2011. "The Burnt Corn Landscape." Burnt Corn Pueblo: Conflict and Conflagration in the Galisteo Basin, AD 1250-1325. (Eds). James E. Snead and Mark W. Allen. Anthropological Papers 74, University of Arizona Press, Tucson.
  • Mohanty, RK, ML Smith, T Matney, A Donkin and GA Greene. 2007. Archaeological research at Sisupalgarh 2007: An Early Historical city in Orissa. Puratattva (Journal of the Indian Archaeological Society), 37:142-154.

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