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Base Harvest

The Harvesting extension simulates logging and other forest management activities.

Contact: Eric Gustafson, USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station
Copyright: University of Wisconsin
Latest release: Version 3.0 October 19, 2015 (Download)
View User Guide (PDF)

IMPORTANT NOTE: Base Harvest v3.0 is incompatible with earlier versions of Base Harvest. If you have been using an earlier version of Base Harvest, please do the following to ensure that Base Harvest v3.0 installs successfully:
  1. Use the Windows control panel to uninstall any earlier versions of Base Harvest
  2. Use the Windows File Explorer to navigate to C:\Program Files\LANDIS-II\v6\bin\extensions and delete any .dll files with "harvest" in their name. For example: Landis.Extension.BaseHarvest.dll
  3. Run the installer for Base Harvest v3.0
  4. You may also have to install an updated version of your succession extension. Check the LANDIS-II website to make sure you are using the most current version.

Brief Description: The Harvesting extension is derived from the principles found in Landis 3.6. However, the user inputs and algorithms have been significantly changed. See the Users Guide for information about specific changes. 

Developers: Eric J. Gustafson, Brian R. Sturtevant, Brian R. Miranda, Patrick A. Zollner, U.S. Forest Service; David J. Mladenoff, Robert M. Scheller, & James B. Domingo, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Hong S. He, University of Missouri-Columbia

Lineage: First released in LANDIS v3.x.

How to Cite: Gustafson, E. J.; Shifley, S. R.; Mladenoff, D. J.; Nimerfro, K. K., and He, H. S. Spatial simulation of forest succession and timber harvesting using LANDIS. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 2000; 30:32-43.