Forest Research


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Personnel

John Brian (Brian) Alford
Assistant Professor
Fishery conservation and management

Nicolas O. Andre
Research Scientist I
Forest products

Mike Black
Research Leader I
Shortleaf pine

David S Buckley
Professor
Forest ecology and silviculture

Wayne K. Clatterbuck
Professor
Silviculture and forest management

J. Mark (Mark) Fly
Professor
Environmental psychology; Wildland recreation

Jennifer Anne Franklin
Associate Professor
Tree physiology

Matthew J. (Matt) Gray
Professor
Amphibians and ranaviruses

David P. Harper
Associate Professor
Forest products

Jason Gregory Henning
Assistant Professor
Forest biometrics

Donald G. (Don) Hodges
Department Head
Forest economics and policy

Allan E. Houston
Research Professor
Forest and wildlife biology

Sharon Rose Jean-Philippe
Assistant Professor
Urban forestry

David Chester Mercker
Extension Specialist II
Extension forestry

Neelam Chandra Poudyal
Associate Professor
Natural Resource Policy and Human Dimensions

Scott E. Schlarbaum
Professor
Forest Genetics

Larry A. Tankersley
Extension Specialist II
Extension forestry

Adam M. Taylor
Associate Professor
Forest products

Timothy M. (Tim) Young
Professor
Process analytics

John M. Zobel
Assistant Professor
Forestry/Natural Resources Biometrics

Raymond C. Albright
Assistant Professor
Forest ecology

Groups and Facilities


(5 mentions)

Hardwood Genomics Project 
Creating genomic resources for the most important hardwood species in North America.



(1 mention)

Tree Physiology 
Physical environment impact on the growth and function of native tree species.



(1 mention)

Center for Native Grasslands Management 
Forage production, biofuels production, restoration of native grassland communities, and wildlife conservation.


 

News

AgResearch Faculty and Staff Presented with Awards at 2019 UTIA Luncheon, 11/29/2019

Highlights from the Field - October 2019, 11/24/2019

Position Announcement - Center Director Greeneville, 7/12/2019

Nanocelluloses: A Sustainable Solution to Combat Ice Recrystallization on Frozen Food, 7/11/2019

Commendations Corner - July 2019, 7/9/2019

UT Dept of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries Welcomes New Extension Faculty, 10/5/2018

UTIA Research Presence Expands in Belize, 7/5/2018

New Ventures | Rapid Diagnostic Test Reduces Testing Time and Increases Accuracy, 11/22/2017

Promotion and Tenure 2017, 10/16/2017

5 Things You Should Know about the West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center, 8/9/2017

Video


(4 mentions)

Mine Reclamation 
We get half our electricity from coal, but getting to coal underground sometimes means we have to cut down trees. UTIA researchers are working to bring new vegetation to former mining sites.



(2 mentions)

Forestry Audit 
Tennessee's forests grow some of the best timber in the country. UT Extension researchers say when landowners properly manage their forests, there's a real environmental and economic benefit.



(2 mentions)

Wood for Biomass 
Tennessee's vast forests might someday be used for biomass.



(2 mentions)

Preparing to plant 1,200 chestnut trees 
1,200 chestnut trees were prepared at the University of Tennessee forest genetics greenhouse to be planted in national forests in the South.



(2 mentions)

Shackelford Orchard 
Majestic oaks stand proudly next to towering pines. Stunning beauty in a peaceful setting - but what’s going on in this still forest is a decades-long research project.



(1 mention)

Forest Research 
UT's Institute of Agriculture has research projects statewide to help landowners better manage their timber.



(1 mention)

Obed Watershed 
For every flowing river in Tennessee, there are many streams that feed it. A group of volunteers on Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau work to preserve water quality in these tributaries.


 

Recent Publications

The Campus Forest – A Special Place with the Urban Forest.  'John Ball', and S. R. Jean-Philippe.  2019.  International Society of Arboriculture.

Forest management for Golden-winged and Cerulean Warblers- lessons learned from forest management experiments.  Buehler, D. A., D. W. Raybuck, J. A. Lehman, P. D. Keyser, T. J. Boves, and J. L. Larkin.  2019.  Pages 159-161 in Clark, Stacy L.; Schweitzer, Callie J., eds. 2019. Oak symposium.

Deriving site-specific and time-varying supply curves for forest carbon storage.  Cho, S., A. B. Ayara, D. M. Lambert, C. D. Clark, G. Chen, and D. J. Hayes.  2019.  Journal of Environmental Planning and Management.

Optimal spatial budget distribution of forest carbon payments that balances the returns and risks associated with conservation costs Cho, S., and B. P. Sharma.  2019.  Environment, Development and Sustainability.

Targeting Payments for Ecosystem Services Given Ecological and Economic Objectives Cho, S., M. Soh, B. C. English, T. E. Yu, and C. Boyer.  2019.  Forest Policy and Economics, Volume 100, March 2019, Pages 214-226. [Abstract]

Influence of Microtopography and Soil Treatments on Tree Establishment on a Reclaimed Quarry Franklin, J. A., and D. S. Buckley.  2019.  Forests, 10(7), 597; https://doi.org/10.3390/f10070597. [Abstract]

Tree Response to Soil Treatments on Quarry Overburden.  Franklin, J. A., and D. S. Buckley.  2019.  Proceedings of the National Meeting of the American Society of Mining and Reclamation, Big Sky, MT., June 3–7, 2019. [Abstract]

Planting patterns and species mixtures for enhancing biodiversity during reforestation.  Hale, C. W., D. S. Buckley, and J. J. Granger.  2019.  Poster presentation, Posters at the Capitol, 26 February 2019; Nashville, TN.

Planting patterns and species mixtures for enhancing biodiversity during reforestation.  Hale, C. W., D. S. Buckley, and J. J. Granger.  2019.  Poster Presentation, EUReCA Competition, University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Planting patterns and species mixtures for enhancing biodiversity during reforestation.  Hale, C. W., D. S. Buckley, and J. J. Granger.  2019.  Poster Presentation, Gamma Sigma Delta Showcase of EUReCA Posters, University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Planting patterns and species mixtures for enhancing biodiversity during reforestation..  Hale, C. W., D. S. Buckley, and J. J. Granger.  2019.  Oral Presentation, Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Planting patterns and species mixtures for enhancing biodiversity during reforestation.  Hale, C. W., D. S. Buckley, and J. J. Granger.  2019.  Oral Presentation, National Conference of Undergraduate Research, Kennesaw, GA.