OCCRI Researchers

Title: Professor
Name: David Hibbs
Institution: Oregon State University
Department: Forest Ecosystems & Society

Research Theme: My interests focus in forest community ecology and extend into the application of ecology: silviculture. I have worked in both tropical and temperate forest systems. Current research is focused on ecological processes of riparian forests, ecology of post-fire forest dynamics, and management of red alder.

Research Fields:

Ecology and Ecosystem Management
Forestry and Forest Management

Professional Activities:

Director, Hardwood Silviculture Cooperative

Coordinator, Cooperative Forest Ecosystem Research Program

Associate Editor, Annals of Forest Science

Selected Publications:

Hibbs, D.D., A.A. Bluhm and S.M. Garber. 2007. Stem taper and volume of managed red alder. Western Journal of Appied Forestry 22:61-66.

Sarr, D.A. and D.E. Hibbs. 2007. Woody riparian plant distributions in western Oregon, USA: Comparing landscapes and local scale factors. Plant Ecology 190:291-311.

Sarr, D.A. and D.E. Hibbs. 2007. Multiscale controls on riparian plant diversity in western Oregon riparian forests. Ecological Monographs 77:179-201.

Shatford, J., D.E. Hibbs and K Puettmann. 2007. Conifer Regeneration Following Forest Fire in the Klamath-Siskiyous: How much, how soon? J. Forestry 105:139-146.

Nesmith, J., D. E. Hibbs and J. Shatford. In press. Clonal behavior of trailing blackberry and creeping snowberry. Northwest Science.