US Forest Service Research & Development
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  • US Forest Service Research & Development
  • 1400 Independence Ave., SW
  • Washington, D.C. 20250-0003
  • 800-832-1355
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Martin Ritchie

Research Forester
3644 Avtech Parkway
United States

Phone: 530-226-2551
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Current Research

  • Blacks Mountain Interdisciplinary Research Project
  • CONIFERS; Young Stand Simulator for the Klamath Province
  • Storrie Fire Restoration
  • Effects of salvage harvesting

Research Interests

  • Growth and yield of mixed-conifer forests, with emphasis on dynamics of young plantations.
  • Interdisciplinary research to quantify the effects of resource management activities (timber harvest, cattle grazing, and prescribed fire) on an array of forest components such as wildlife, sustainable productivity, and biodiversity in interior pine forests.
  • Methods of accelerating development of late successional forest vegetation.
  • LiDAR applications in forestry.


  • Oregon State University, Ph.D. Forest Modeling 1992
  • Oregon State University, M.S. Statistics 1990
  • Oregon State University, M.S. Forest Management 1985
  • Humboldt State University, B.S. Forest Management 1981

Professional Organizations

  • American Statistical Association, Member
  • Society of American Foresters, Member


Last updated on : 10/13/2016