Research Interests

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Research Interests by Department

Following is a list of members of the Faculty of Forestry and their areas of research:
Forest Resources Management Department
Younes Alila 
Forest Engineering Hydrology
Gary Bull
Forest Economics and Forest Policy
Nicholas Coops
Remote Sensing and Spatial Data Modeling in Forestry and Ecology
John Innes
Sustainable Forest Management, Cumulative Impacts Analysis, First Nations
Valerie LeMay
Biometrics/Mensuration
Kevin Lyons
Forest Engineering
Peter Marshall
Growth and Yield, Sampling Design
Michael Meitner
Environmental Perception and Visualization, Recreation and GIS
Harry Nelson
Forest Economics and Forest policy

John Nelson
Timber Supply Planning
Stephen Sheppard 
Visual Management, Planning, Visualization
Paul Wood (on leave)
Conservation Policy, Environmental Ethics

Forest and Conservation Sciences Department

Sally Aitken 
Forest Genetics and Gene Conservation
Peter Arcese 
Population Ecology of Birds and Mammals
Jörg Bohlmann 
Molecular Genetics, Genomics and Biochemistry of Forest Trees
Allan Carroll 
Forest Entomology
Christopher Chanway
Soil Microbiology
Yousry El-Kassaby
Quantitative Genetics
Sarah Gergel
Watershed Landscape Ecology
Susan Grayston
Soil Microbial Ecology
Robert Guy
Plant Physiology
Richard Hamelin
Forest Pathology
Scott Hinch 
Aquatic Ecology and Fish Conservation
Maja Krzic
Soil Science
Bruce Larson 
Silviculture and Stand Dynamics
Kathy Martin 
Avian Ecology and Conservation
Steve Mitchell 
Silviculture
Cindy Prescott 
Forest Nutrition
John Richardson 
Stream-Riparian Ecosystems
Kermit Ritland 
Population and Quantitative Genetics
Suzanne Simard 
Forest Ecology and Silvics
Thomas Sullivan
Wildlife Ecology

Wood Science Department

Stavros Avramidis 
Wood Physics and Drying
David Cohen
Forest Products Marketing and Management
Simon Ellis 
Wood Anatomy and Quality
Philip Evans
Photoprotection and Modification of Wood
Robert Fürst 
Manufacture of Secondary Wood Products
Robert Kozak 
Sustainable Business Management
Frank Lam 
Wood Mechanics
Shawn Mansfield 
Biotechnology and Chemistry of Wood Fibres
Paul McFarlane 
Environmental Aspects of Wood Products and Processing
Jack Saddler
Forest Products Biotechnology
Gregory Smith 
Wood Composites
Taraneh Sowlati 
Operational Research, Performance Assessment