OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Chile Initiative Collaborative Research

Segundo Coloquio de Silvicultura en Bosques Nativos - Establishing OSU as a Cooperating Partner

Partners:

  • Klaus Puettmann, Professor, Forest Ecosystems and Society, Oregon State University
  • Pablo Donoso, Professor, Forest Sciences and Natural Resources, Universidad Austral de Chile
  • Alvaro Promis, Associate Professor, Silviculture and Nature Conservation, Universidad de Chile
  • Daniel Soto, Ph.D Student, Forest Ecosystems and Society, Oregon State University
 
 A paper was recently published in the Journal of Forestry by Dr. Christian Salas et al. presenting an overview of the forest sector of Chile focused on forest resources, silviculture, economy, social and environmental aspects, and forestry education and research. Co-authors include Daniel Soto, a Ph.D Student in Forest Ecosystems and Society from Oregon State University. 
 
Click here for an inside look at Klaus Puettmann and Daniel Soto's work with the Chile Initiative.

 

Geologic and Topographic Control on Mean Transit Time in Coastal Range of Chile

Partners:

  • Catalina Segura, Assistant Professor, Forest Engineering, Resources and Management, Oregon State University
  • Andres Iroumé, Dean, Department of Forest Sciences and Natural Resources, Universidad Austral de Chile
  • Julia Jones, Professor and Director, Ecosystem Informatics IGERTFES, Forest Ecosystems and Society, Oregon State University
  • Jeffrey McDonnell, Professor, School of Environment and Sustainability, University of Saskatchewan, and Forest Engineering, Resources and Management, Oregon State University

 

OSU-UBB-NSF Collaborative Education and Research

Partners:

  • Fred Kamke, Professor and JELD-WEN Chair of Wood-based Composites Science, Wood Science and Engineering, Oregon State University
  • Maureen Trebilcock K., Director of Institutional Relations, Universidad del Bío Bío, Chile
  • Bruno Gorrini, Panels Group Manager, Bioforests S.A., Chile
  • Vincente Gambaro, R&D Manager, Oxiquim S.A., Chile
Click here for an inside look at Fred Kamke's work with the Chile Initiative.

 

Ecosystems in the Sky: Dynamic Processes of Old-Growth Tree Canopies in Chile and the Pacific Northwest

Partners:

  • Christopher Still, Assistant Professor, Forest Ecosystems and Society, Oregon State University
  • Dave Shaw, Associate Professor and Extension Forest Health Specialist, Forest Engineering, Resources and Management, Oregon State University
  • Steve Perakis, Assistant Professor, USGS Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center, Forest Ecosystems and Society, Oregon State University
  • Camila Tejo, Postdoctoral Scholar, Universidad Austral de Chile
  • Juan J. Armesto, Professor, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
  • Cecilia A. Pérez Barrientos, Research Associate, Universidad de Chile
Click here for an inside look at Chris Still and Dave Shaw's work with the Chile Initiative.

 

Using Acoustic Sensors and Mobile Terrestrial LiDAR for Market-Driven Harvest Planning and Forest Management

Partners:

  • Temesgen Hailemariam, Professor in Forest Biometrics & Measurements, Forest Engineering, Resources and Management, Oregon State University
  • Sean Gerber, Olympic Resource Management, Poulsbo, Washington
  • Jean Pierre Lasserre, Head of Silviculture Research and Development, Forestal Mininco S.A., Concepcion, Chile
  • Guillermo Trincado, Director of the Institute of Forests and Society, Forest Sciences and Natural Resources, Universidad Austral de Chile
 

Partners:
  • Carlos González-Benecke, Assistant Professor and Director, Vegetation Management Research Cooperative (VMRC), Forest Engineering, Resources, and management, Oregon State University
  • Barbara Lachenbruch, Professor, Forest Ecosystems and Society, Oregon State University
  • M. Paulina Fernández, Associate Professor, Faculty of Agronomy and Forest Engineering, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
  • Alonso Pérez, Associate Professor, Faculty of Agronomy and Forest Engineering, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
 Click here for an inside look at Carlos Gonzalez-Benecke's work with the Chile Initiative.