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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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Robert Deal

Research Forester and Ecosystem Services Team Leader
620 SW Main Street
Portland, OR 97205
Phone: 503-808-2015
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Current Research

I conduct research that focuses primarily on ecosystem services and sustainable forest management. I direct, develop, and integrate a research program on ecosystem services and provide expertise in forest products, economics, social science, and silvicultural practices to enhance compatible forest management.

Research Interests

Applied silviculture, including research on ecosystem services, stand development and sustainable forest management.

Past Research

My past work has focused on stand dynamics, conifer regeneration, wood quality research, alternatives to clearcutting, alder-conifer mixtures, sustainable forest management, and the provision of ecosystem services on private and public lands.

Education

  • Oregon State University, Ph.D. Forest Resources, 1999
  • University of Washington, M.S. Silviculture, 1987
  • The Evergreen State College, B.S. Biology, 1978

Professional Experience

  • Research Forester & Ecosystem Services Team leader, PNW Research Station
    2007 - Current
  • Research Forester, PNW Research Station
    2001 - 2007
    I conduct research that primarily focuses on ecosystem services and sustainable forest management. I direct, develop and integrate a research program for ecosystem services and provide leadership for forest products, silviculture, economics and social science to enhance compatible forest management.

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Last updated on : 04/01/2013