forest engineering

forest engineering

[′fär·əst ‚en·jə‚nir·iŋ]
(engineering)
A branch of engineering concerned with the solution of forestry problems with regard to long-range environmental and economic effects.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Forest engineering applies engineering skills to solving problems in natural resources and the environment, in forest production systems, and in related manufacturing industries.
In addition, Damary is president of the INSAM Foundation in Geneva; head of business studies at Robert Kennedy College, Switzerland and is honorary professor at the Ural State Forest Engineering University of Ekaterinburg, Russia.
The late Paine and Kiser (both forest engineering, resources, and management; Oregon State U.) first published their textbook in 1981, incorporated the many new technologies in the 2003 second edition, and do so again here.
The authors argue that academic programs in particular, forest engineering are being eliminated by university administrators using a narrow set of criteria that disregard the needs of the forest industry and the economy.
"Too busy," recalls Beschta, a professor emeritus in forest engineering whose forte is stream hydrology and riparian areas.
The Forest Engineering Research Institute of Canada (FERIC) and forestry giant Weyerhaeuser are testing the CTI system in Dryden with traffic studies on forestry roads this past summer and fall to determine if CTI-equipped trucks can reduce the company's road-building costs.
In addition, Paprican will involve its sister institutes, Forintek and the Forest Engineering Research Institute of Canada.
John Sessions, who teaches in the forest engineering department at the College of Forestry, and Bob Beschta, professor emeritus of forest engineering, will share their opinions on the role of logging in burned landscapes at a forum Tuesday night in Eugene.
Viana, the son of a congressman, is the first major Brazilian politician to hold a degree in forest engineering. He is inspired, he says, by the late Chico Mendes, the charismatic organizer of Acre rubber tappers who, with his followers, physically blocked bulldozers from clearing the forest for pasture.
Mounteer and Silva are with the Department of Microbiology, and Colodette is with the Department of Forest Engineering at Federal University of Vicosa, Minas Gerais, Brazil.
Forest engineering was nowhere in her career plans when Mater, as an Oregon State University student, contemplated her future.
GRADUATION: State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Environmental Resources and Forest Engineering B.S.

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