Research

In the 2016/2017 fiscal year, members of the Faculty Forestry were awarded a total of $12.1 million in research funding and authored 260 articles in 161 peer-reviewed journals. Read more about our research in our Annual Report.

Our wide breadth of research includes topics such as tree rings, integrated remote sensing, bioenergy, forest conservation genetics, landscape visualizations, African forest conservation & development, alpine studies, advanced wood processing.

Learn about all our research topics in our groups & projects section, or browse our Faculty by research interests.


Recent Research Highlights

UBC Faculty of Forestry Recent Research Highlights

Save Your City!
Researchers have created a videogame that could help communities avert climate change disaster.


UBC Faculty of Forestry Recent Research Highlights

Urban futures research project receives foundation support
Prof. Stephen Sheppard and his team are seeking to help cities mitigate climate change.


UBC Faculty of Forestry Recent Research Highlights

Deforestation in snowy regions causes more floods
A new paper from UBC Forestry researchers suggests that cutting down swaths of forest in snowy regions potentially quadruples the number of large floods that occur in that region.


UBC Faculty of Forestry Recent Research Highlights

Estimating moose habitat suitability from satellite-derived indicators
In the Integrated Remote Sensing Studio (IRSS), researches have been using remote sensing to characterize moose habitat.