OCCRI Researchers

Title: Associate Professor
Name: John Bailey
Institution: Oregon State University
Department: Forest Resources

Research Theme: We have initiated research projects to evaluate the role of stand structure and dynamics on fire hazard, mature forest development, sustainable forest management, and post-fire recovery. Our silviculture research considers the broad economic, ecological, and sociopolitical implications on forest management. Developing forest management approaches that restore and maintain ecosystem stability/resiliency over long time spans and large spatial scales – manipulation of structure, fuel beds, fire behavior, wildlife habitat, watershed processes and ecosystem recovery following fire.

Research Fields:

Ecology and Ecosystem Management
Forestry and Forest Management

Professional Activities:

Associate Editor (Fire and Fuels Management) – Western Journal of Applied Forestry

Manuscript/book reviewer for: Island Press, Yale University Press, Oregon State University Press, University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, USGS Biological Research Division, Western Journal of Applied Forestry (Associate Editor, plus 4 as reviewer), Forest Ecology and Management (7), Canadian Journal of Forest Research (3), Tree Physiology (2), Trees- Structure and Function, Forest Science, Southern Journal of Applied Forestry, Journal of Forestry, New Forests, Conservation Biology, Journal of Arid Environments, Madrono and Journal of Applied Ecology.

Proposal reviewer for: National Science Foundation, USDA Research and Scientific Exchanges Division, NAU School of Forestry, and USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station

Member of: Society of American Foresters: Silviculture Working Group (D2) and local Chapter/Section, International Society of Tropical Foresters, Xi Sigma Pi, past-Forester and Faculty Advisor, and International Union of Forestry Research Organizations, Division 4 – Forest Modeling

Selected Publications:

Bailey, J.D. and R.K. Speer. 2007. Understory vegetation responses to group selection thinning and prescribed fire at the Southwest Plateau Fire and Fires Surrogate sites. IN: Proceedings of the 8th Biennial Colorado Plateau Meeting (Van Riper et al. eds.) IN PRESS.

Shatford, J.P., J.C. Tappeiner and J.D. Bailey. 2007. Understory tree development with repeated stand-density treatments in coastal Douglas-fir forests of Oregon. West. J. App. For. IN PRESS.

Ares., A., T. Terry, C.A. Harrington, and J.D. Bailey. 2007. Biomass removal, soil compaction, and vegetation control effects on five-year growth of Douglas-fir in coastal Washington. Forest Science: IN PRESS.

McDowell, N.G., H.D. Adams, J.D. Bailey, and T.E. Kolb. 2007. The role of stand density on growth efficiency, leaf area index and resin flow in southwestern ponderosa pine forests. Can. J. For. Res. 37:343-355.

Faiella, S.M. and J.D. Bailey. 2007. Fluctuations in fuel moisture across restoration treatments in semi-arid ponderosa pine forests of northern Arizona, USA. Intl J. Wildl. Fire 16:119127.