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Michael C. Wiemann

Michael C. Wiemann

Botanist
One Gifford Pinchot Drive
Madison
Wisconsin
United States
53726-2398

Phone: 608-231-9258
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Current Research

Ecological wood anatomy

Research Interests

  • Effects of climate and silviculture on wood anatomy and properties
  • Specific gravity/property relationships
  • Reduction of discoloration in temperate and tropical woods
  • Wood anatomy and identification

Past Research

Effects of silvicultural practices on hardwood quality

Education

  • Louisiana State University, Ph.D. Botany 1990
  • State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, M.S. Wood Products Engineering 1976
  • North Carolina State University, B.S. Wood Technology 1968
  • Paul Smith's College, A.A.S. Forestry 1966

Professional Experience

  • Wood Technologist and Botanist, USDA Forest Service
    1999 - Current

Featured Publications & Products

Publications

Research Highlights

HighlightTitleYear


FPL-2010-001
Centennial Edition, Wood Handbook—Wood as an Engineering Material

The Wood Handbook—Wood as an Engineering Material serves as a primary reference document for a wide variety of users-from the general publ ...

2010


FPL-2015-206
Fossil Forests of Ethiopia Suggest Region’s late Oligocene Climate was Wetter Than Today

Don’t believe in climate change? Check out the woods from this Oligocene forest in Ethiopia.

2015


Last updated on : 11/19/2019