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

Research Forester
P.O. Box 110806
Gainesville, FL 32611-0806
Phone: 352-376-4576

Current Research

  • Urbanization effects on ecosystem structure and function
  • Urbanization effects on landscape structure, function and change
  • Altered disturbance regimes and their effects on ecosystem patterns and processes and human safety


  • State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Ph.D. Forestry, 1987

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Research Highlights


In-Filling Reduces the Urban Forest to the Detriment of Humans and Wildlife Habitat

The urban landscape, because of its developed infrastructure, has less ecological services than a forested rural landscape and any further erosi ...


Last updated on : 09/29/2014