McComb, Brenda

Position Type: 
Faculty
Job Title: 
Professor Emeritus
Department: 
Forest Ecosystems & Society
Education: 
B.S., 1974, University of Connecticut
M.S., 1976, University of Connecticut
Ph.D., 1979, Louisiana State University
Research Areas: 
  • Integrated Social and Ecological Systems
  • Forest, Wildlife and Landscape Ecology
Research Interests: 
  • Landscape Ecology
  • Silviculture
  • Wildlife Ecology
(1) Influences of landscape structure and composition on habitat for selected species, (2) Conservation of biodiversity, (3) Interface between human gender norms and ecological systems

Advising

Graduate Major Advisor
Selected Publications: 
  1. Kim, H., M. Yongwon, C. Chang-Yong, B.C. McComb and M.G. Betts. 2021. Declines in common and migratory breeding landbird species in South Korea over the past two decades. Front. Ecol. Evol. | doi: 10.3389/fevo.2021.627765
  2. McComb, B.C. and S.A. Cushman. 2020. Editorial: Synergistic effects of pervasive stressors on ecosystems and biodiversity. Front. Ecol. Evol. doi: 10.3389/fevo.2020.569997
  3. Kline, J.D., M.E. Harmon, T.A. Spies, A.T. Morzillo, R.J. Pabst, B.C. McComb, F. Schnekenburger, K.A. Olsen, B. Csuti, and J.C. Vogeler. 2016. Evaluating carbon storage, timber harvest, and potential habitat possibilities for a western Cascades (US) forest landscape. Ecological Applications 26: 2044-2059.
  4. Hessburg, P.F., T.A. Spies, D.A. Perry, C.N. Skinner, A.H. Taylor, P.M. Brown., S.L. Stephens, A.J. Larson, D.J. Churchill, N.A. Povak, P.H. Singleton, B.C. McComb, W.J. Zielinski, B.M. Collins, R.B. Salter, J.J. Keane, J.F. Franklin, and G. Riegel. 2016. Tamm Review: Management of mixed-severity fire regime forests in Oregon, Washington, and Northern California, Forest Ecology and Management, ISSN 0378-1127
  5. McComb, B.C., 2015. Wildlife Habitat Management: Concepts and Applications in Forestry, Second Edition. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. 401 pp.

Complete Publications List:

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