OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Kiser, James

Instructor

Office Location: 
Snell 224
Phone: 
541-737-2192
Email Address: 
Curriculum Vitae: 
Education: 

Ph.D. Forest Science, 2009. Oregon State University

M.S. Forest Management (Integrated Minor in Statistics), 1992. Oregon State University

B.S. Forest Management, 1982. Humboldt State University

Areas of Interest: 

Ecology of Fungi and Forest Trees, Molecular Genetics of Forest Fungi, Physiological Responses of Forest Trees to Fungi

Surveying Technology in Forest Environments and Forest Harvesting, Technological Efficiencies for Forest Operations

Statistical Processes in Forest Biometrics, Efficiencies in Timber Cruising Design and Sampling, Biometric Responses of Forest Trees to Damage, Modeling tree Growth Responses to Damage

Graduate Students: Dixie Daniels (MS)

Current Programs: 

Environmental Effects on Endophyte Communities in Douglas Fir Progeny Sites

Advances in Molecular Process Technologies

Courses: 
  • FE 101 – Introduction to Forest Engineering
  • FE 208 – Forest Surveying
  • FE 310 – Forest Route Surveying
  • FE 312 – Forestry Field School
  • FE 312 – Forestry Field School
  • FE 415 – Forest Road Design
  • FOR 111 – Introduction to Forestry

 

 

 

Recent Publications: 

Kiser, J., Daniels, Dixie A., and Temesgen, H. 2017. Growth response of coastal Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii [Mirbel] Franco) in western Oregon following mechanical commercial thinning damage. Mathematical and Computational Forestry & Natural-Resource Sciences (MCFNS). 9(1). 22-2.

Kiser, J., Morrell, J. J., and Filip, G. 2011. Fungal colonization of coastal Douglas-fir following mechanical commercial thinning damage. Forest Pathology. 41. 317-324.

Kiser, J. 2011. Histochemical and geometric alterations of sapwood in coastal Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii [Mirbel] Franco) following mechanical damage during commercial thinning. Silva Fennica. 729-741.

Kiser, J. 2009. The Effects of Mechanical Damage on Residual Coastal Douglas-fir  (Pseudotsuga menziesii [Mirbel] Franco Following Commercial Thinning. Ph.D. Thesis. Oregon State University. Corvallis, Oregon. 179 pages.

Kiser, Jim. 2008. Satellite-Based Surveying. In: Engineering Field Manual for Conservation Practices Part 650. Natural Resources Conservation Service. United State Dept. of Agriculture. Washington D.C. 31 pages.

Kiser, Jim. 2007. Engineering Surveying. In: Engineering Field Manual for Conservation Practices Part 650. Natural Resources Conservation Service. United State Dept. of Agriculture. Washington D.C. 132 pages.

Kiser, Jim, Solmie, Derek, and Kellogg, Loren. 2005. Efficiencies of Traditional and Digital Measurement Technologies for Forest Operations. Western Journal of Applied Forestry. 20 (2): 138-143.

Textbooks

Paine, D.P. and J. D. Kiser. 2012. Aerial Photography and Image Interpretation (3rd ed.). John Wiley, inc. New York. 632 pages.

Kiser, J. D. 2010. Surveying for Forestry and the Natural Resources. 2nd edition. John Bell and Assoc. Corvallis, Oregon. 276 pages.

Kiser, J. D. 2006. Surveying for Forestry and the Natural Resources. John Bell and Assoc. Corvallis, Oregon. 209 pages.

Paine, D.P. and J. D. Kiser. 2003. Aerial Photography and Image Interpretation (2nd ed.). John Wiley, inc. New York. 632 pages.