BS Forest Resource Management, University of Idaho, 1997
MS Forest Engineering, Oregon State University, 1999
Thesis title: “Hungry Bob harvest production study: mechanical thinning for fuel reduction in the Blue Mountains of northeast Oregon”
MBA, Oregon State University, 2002
PhD, Forest Engineering, Oregon State University, 2004
Dissertation title: “Setting Forest Road Maintenance and Upgrade Priorities Based on Environmental Effects and Expert Judgment”
FOR 341 Timber Harvesting and Forest Roads (spring)
FOR 435 Advanced Timber Harvesting and Forest Roads (fall)
FOR 436 Forest Operations Analysis and Project Planning (next offered fall 2010)
FOR 440 Timber Management I (fall)
FOR 441 Timber Management II (spring)
Harvest, pre-processing, and transportation of woody biomass
Opeational forest planning for multiple goals
Implementation of forest restoration treatments
Forest road design, construction, maintenance, and management considering both environmental and economic impacts
Recent Graduate Students
Christine Paulu. May 2007. Forest habitat improvement planning on the Blackfoot-Clearwater Wildlife Management Area: A case study in multiple-criteria decision-analysis. MS Thesis.
Matt Shaffer. May 2007. A review of appeals and litigation over timber sales between 1999 and 2008 on the Lolo National Forest. MS Professional Paper.
Dodson, E.M., W. Chung, K. Mills, R. Nall, J. Sessions, G. Zartman. 2007. Transportation planning to determine low volume road standards, long term needs, and environmental risks and tradeoffs. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 1989, Vol. 1, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2007, pp. 11-19.
Dodson, E.M., M.E. Patterson. 2006. Rethinking Educational Models for Natural Resource Students. In: Proceedings of the 29th Meeting of the Council on Forest Engineering, July 30-August 2, 2006, Coeur D’Alene, Idaho.
Coulter, E.D.*, D. Young, D. Lysne, and T. Edwards. 2005. Developing and Communicating Road Management Alternatives. In: Proceedings of the 28th Meeting of the Council on Forest Engineering, July 11-14, 2005, Fortuna, California.
*Published under the name Elizabeth Dodson Coulter