The mission of the Forest Operations Research Work Unit is to provide the science and technology integrating ecological and engineering disciplines to achieve economically and ecologically viable forest operations that are necessary for sustainable and socially acceptable forest resource management. Learn more about us →
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Meet SRS scientist Dana Mitchell, a research engineer and project leader with the Forest Operations Research unit in Auburn, Alabama. Her team studies the science and technology involved in physical alterations of the forest. They work to balance the ecological impact and the value generation of forest management.
- A simple approach to estimate daily loads of total, refractory, and labile organic carbon from their seasonal loads in a watershed
Ouyang, Ying; Grace, Johnny M.; Zipperer, Wayne C.; Hatten, Jeff; Dewey, Janet
- Soil response to skidder trafficking and slash application
Parkhurst, Brian M.; Aust, W. Michael; Bolding, M. Chad; Barrett, Scott M.; Carter, Emily A.
- Biomass chipping for eastern redcedar
Baker, David; Smidt, Mathew; Mitchell, Dana
- Evaluation of a tracked feller-buncher harvesting plantation loblolly pine
Klepac, John; Mitchell, Dana
- Whole tree transportation system for timber processing depots
Lancaster, John; Gallagher, Tom; McDonald, Tim; Mitchell, Dana