OCCRI Researchers

Title: Dean – College of Forestry; Director – Oregon Forest Research Laboratory
Name: Thomas Maness
Institution: Oregon State University
Department: College of Forestry

PhD Forest Economics, University of Washington, 1989
MS Forest Operations, Virginia Tech, 1981
BS Forest Resources Management, West Virginia University, 1979

Research Theme: Developing innovative forest policies and practices to balance the production of traditional forest products with society’s expanding need for ecosystem services, energy, and climate mitigation. Strategic Land-use Planning and Forest Tenure Policy; Value Chain Optimization; and Energy and Climate Policy.

Research Fields:

Energy Policy and Technology
Forestry and Forest Management
Impacts Ecosystems and Populations
Natural Resource Policy and Planning

Professional Activities:

Selected Publications:

H. Temesgen, B.N. Eskelson, T.C. Maness, D.M. Adams, and H.E. Burkhart. 2011. Teaching in contemporary forest resources curricula: applications to curses in forest biometrics. (in press.) Journal of Forestry.

Schwab, O, T.C. Maness, G.X. Bull, C. Welham, B. Seely, J. Blanco. 2011. Modeling the Timber Supply Impact of Introducing Weevil-Resistant Spruce in British Columbia. Volume 13, Issue 1, January 2011, Pp 61-68. Forest Policy and Economics.

Schwab, O. and T.C Maness. 2010. Building spatial forest inventories from aggregated data. Journal of Forestry. Volume 108, Number 6, September 2010, pp. 274-281(8).

Maness, T.C. 2009. Forest management and climate change mitigation: Good policy requires careful thought. 107(3):119-124., Journal of Forestry

Weber, S., R. Trosper and T.C. Maness. 2009. Evaluation of Two Forest Governance Models Based on Stellat’en First Nation Goals. Changing the Culture of Forestry in Canada: Engaging Canada‚Äôs Aboriginal Peoples in Sustainable Forest Management. Marc G. Stevenson and David Natcher Editors., Canadian Conservation Institute. Ottawa, Canada.