Publications

Books by R Bruce Allison

  Wisconsin’s Champion Trees

allisontree by R. Bruce Allison | 2005
A listing of the locations and measurements of the offi cially recorded largest trees for 153 species. Photographs by B-Wolfgang Hoff mann.
Foreword by Dick Rideout,
Former Wisconsin State Urban Forestry Coordinator
Distributed by University of Wisconsin Press
www.wisc.edu/wisconsinpress
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Every Root an Anchor

allisontree by R. Bruce Allison | 2005
Over 100 fascinating tales and photographs of Wisconsin’s most famous and historic trees, including references to Frank Lloyd Wright, Aldo Leopold, and John Muir. Foreword by Paul DeLong, Wisconsin Chief State Forester
Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press
www.wisconsinhistory.org/whspress

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If Trees Could Talk

iftree
by R. Bruce Allison | 2009
If Trees Could Talk tells readers aged 7 to 12 fascinating stories of noteworthy trees across Wisconsin while encouraging them to appreciate and manage natural resources wisely and respectfully.
Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press
www.wisconsinhistory.org/whspress
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Tree Walks: Dane County

Tree Walks: Dane County
by R. Bruce Allison | 1981
Tree Walks: Dane County
Published by Wisconsin Books
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Tree Walks: Milwaukee County

Tree Walks: Milwaukee County
by R. Bruce Allison | 1982
Tree Walks: Milwaukee County
Published by Wisconsin Books
Tree Walks

Technical Papers

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Allison, R. Bruce. 2016. Tree check sonic wave tree decay detector – a new tool to make the arborist and urban forest safer. The Wisconsin Arborist 35(3); p 1  Sonic Wave Tree Decay Detector

Allison, R. Bruce; Wang, Xiping. 2015. Nondestructive testing in the urban forest. Chapter 7 in Nondestructive evaluation of wood, second edition. Robert J Ross (ed) General Technical Report FPL-GTR-238 Madison, WI. US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory: p. 77-86  Nondestructive Evaluation of Wood

Wang, Allison, Wang, Ross. 2007. Acoustic tomography for decay detection in red oak trees. Research Paper FPL-RP-642, Madison, WI: US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory.
Wisconsin’s Champion Trees

Li, L., X. Wang, R.B. Allison, and L. Wang. 2010.
Computer tomography image analysis for tree decay detection.
64th International Convention, Forest Products Society. June 20-22, 2010. Madison, WI

Gao, S., X. Wang, R.B. Allison, and L. Wang. 2010.
Effect of seasonal temperature changes on acoustic evaluation of trees and logs.
64th International Convention, Forest Products Society. June 20-22, 2010. Madison, WI

Li, L., X. Wang, L. Wang, and R.B. Allison. 2009.
Acoustic tomography in relation to 2D ultrasonic velocity and hardness mappings.
In: Proceedings, 16th International Symposium on NDT/NDE of Wood, October 12-14, Beijing, China. P. 28 – 35.
Acoustic tomography in relation to 2D ultrasonic velocity and hardness mappings

Allison, R.B. and X. Wang. 2009.
NDT technologies for tree decay detection – From science to practice.
16th International Symposium on NDT/NDE of Wood, Beijing, China, October 12-14, 2009.

Allison, R. B. 2011.
Acoustic Tomography and Microdrill Resistance Density Measurements Compared to X-ray CT Scan on White Birch (Betula papyrifera). 17th International Symposium on Nondestructive Testing of Wood Conference Proceedings. Sopron, Hungary. September 12-16.

Gao, Shan; Wang, Xiping; Wang, Lihai and Allison, R. B. 2011.
Field Acoustic Monitoring of Standing Trees for Wood Quality Assessment.
17th International Symposium on Nondestructive Testing of Wood Conference Proceedings. Sopron, Hungary. September 12-16.

Gao, Shan; Wang, Xiping; Wang, Lihai and Allison, R. B. 2011. Field Acoustic Monitoring of Standing Trees for Wood Quality Assessment. Poster Presentation in 17th International Symposium on Nondestructive Testing of Wood Conference Proceedings. Sopron, Hungary. September 12-16.

Gao, Shan; Wang, Xiping; Wang, Lihai and Allison, R. B. 2011.
Effect of Temperature on Acoustic Evaluation of Standing Trees and Logs: Part 1—Laboratory Investigation.
Wood and Science Fiber. (In Press) Effect of Temperature on Acoustic Evaluation

Gao,Shan; Xiping Wang; Lihai Wang; R Bruce Allison.
Effects of Temperature on Acoustic Evaluation of Standing Trees and Logs: Part 2—Field Investigation.
Wood and Fiber Science 45(1)2013, pp1-11. Effects of Temperature on Acoustic Evaluation of Standing Trees and Logs

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