Pete Bettinger

University of Georgia, USA

Pete Bettinger serves currently as an Associate Professor of forest landscape planning in the Warnell School of Forest Resources and has expertise in forest planning and economics, harvest scheduling, and geographic information systems. He obtained his Ph.D. degree from Oregon State University and has taught university courses in forest management, forest measurements, geographic information systems, and computer programming. Pete has worked for the forest industry in Virginia, Florida, California, and Washington as well as the USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station. He has been involved in several projects that use of cutting edge methods to improve planning and management of large forested properties and landscapes. Dr. Bettinger's goals are to perform research related to forest planning and harvest scheduling techniques that investigate cost-efficient, innovative systems at the stand, ownership, or landscape level. He hopes to push the bounds of knowledge regarding quantitative forest management and scheduling techniques, and regarding quantitative applications of these techniques to increasingly complex forest planning problems. He has cowritten five books in the areas of forest management and geographic information systems.

Biography Updated on 2 December 2010

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