Faculty in Assessment, Monitoring, and Geospatial Analysis

This list represents faculty who are available to advise and/or serve on committees. Not every individual on this list is in a position to advise students, so prospective students should plan to reach out to the program or the faculty member to inquire if they are unsure. 

Current students looking solely for someone to serve on a committee should consult the faculty role list database, organized by the MS and PhD programs.

Brian AukemaForest entomology, statistics
Chad BabcockRemote sensing, forest inventory, geospatial analysis, and Bayesian statistics
Alicia ColemanUrban tree planting, monitoring, and management; urban and community forest planning and conservation; decision making and human dimensions of arboriculture and urban forestry
Jennifer Corcoranland cover change detection using remotely sensed data; spatial analyses of forest disturbance; implementation and effectiveness of foresty best management practices; water quality implications of forest practices at the watershed scale; risk assessment. 
Grant DomkeCarbon dynamics in natural and managed ecosystems, resource inventory and assessment, ecosystem health, dendroecology, global change, bioenergy, forest canopy dynamics, ecosystem modeling, and forest biomass and carbon accounting
Chris EdgarForest resource analysis
John FiebergStatistical ecology, population dynamics, wildlife survival analysis
Jason HillEnergy and food sustainability, bioenergy, life cycle assessment
Diana KarwanVariations in climate and land use; physical, chemical, and ecological transport processes in watersheds, with emphasis on the movement of fine suspended sediments and particulate organic material; field sampling and field-scale experiments, laboratory analyses, and numerical and statistical models to describe transport processes
Ronald McRobertsStatistical approaches in forest inventory
Mark NelsonForest Inventory Analysis; forest biodiversity; wildlife habitat; forest-associated freshwater fish; land cover, land use, and change
John ZobelForestry biometrics