Bill Emmingham, Adaptive COPE's silviculturist, earned a doctorate in forest ecology from OSU in 1974. He joined the Adaptive COPE team in 1993. He is interested in the ecology and management of Pacific Northwest forests, including silvicultural systems, regeneration, density management, and agroforestry. He holds an appointment as associate professor in the Department of Forest Science, where he is responsible for continuing-education and Extension programs.
John Hayes, Adaptive COPE's wildlife ecologist, earned a doctorate in ecology and evolutionary biology from Cornell University in 1990. He joined the Adaptive COPE team in 1992. He is interested in the ecology of terrestrial vertebrates in the Pacific Northwest, genetics, conservation biology, and biostatistics. He holds an appointment as assistant professor in the Department of Forest Science at OSU.
Arne E. Skaugset, Adaptive COPE's forest hydrologist, has been with the Adaptive COPE team since 1988. He earned a master's degree in forest hydrology at Oregon State University in 1980 and his doctorate in forest engineering at OSU, with a major in forest hydrology and a minor in geotechnical engineering. He is interested in riparian-zone/stream interactions, slope stability, woody debris in streams, and active management of forested riparian zones. He holds an appointment as assistant professor in the Department of Forest Engineering at OSU.
Doug Bateman joined Adaptive COPE as a faculty research assistant in 1990. He received his bachelor's degree in science education from OSU in 1986. His professional interests are fisheries and silviculture.
Richard Keim joined Adaptive COPE in 1996 as a faculty research assistant. He received a bachelor's degree in forest management from Mississippi State University in 1993 and a master's degree in Forestry in 1995. His professional interests include streamside management & forest soils and water quality.
David Larson joined Adaptive COPE in 1995 as a faculty research assistant. He received a bachelor's degree in wildlife science in 1993 from OSU and an associate's degree in electronic engineering technology from Wisconsin School of Electronics in 1981. His professional interests include forest management practices effects on wildlife.
Kathleen Maas-Hebner joined Adaptive COPE in 1993 as a faculty research assistant. She received her bachelor's degree in botany from the University of Maryland in 1990 and a master's degree in forest ecology from Michigan State University in 1992. Her professional interests are forest ecology, silviculture, and statistics.
Nobuya Suzuki joined Adaptive COPE in the Fall of 1993 as a graduate research assistant. He received a bachelor's degree in forest management from Shinshu University in Japan in 1985 and a master's degree in wildlife science from OSU in 1992. His professional interests include wildlife biology, biostatistics, and the influence of management activities on ecological systems.
Jennifer Weikel joined Adaptive COPE in May 1994 as a research assistant. She received her bachelor's degree in wildlife management from Humboldt State University in 1994 and will begin a master's degree at OSU in the Department of Forest Science this fall. Her professional interests include avian biology and the relationship between forest structure and bird distribution and abundance.
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Last updated October 9, 1998