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Bill Riel

Research Officer
Pacific Forestry Centre
506 Burnside Road West
Victoria, British Columbia, V8Z 1M5

Tel.: (250) 298-2366


  • designs and builds mountain pine beetle infestation and impact models, and bark beetle risk rating systems
  • provides mensurational input into the bark beetle program, and
  • scales stand level models to the landscape level.
  • Mountain Pine Beetle Decision Support Systems
  • Modeling Mountain Pine Beetle Spread & Impact


  • B.Sc. (Forestry), 1988; M.Sc. (Forestry), 1994, University of British Columbia.