Dr. Christopher Oswalt
USDA Forest Service Forest Inventory & Analysis (FIA)
Chris is currently a Research Forester for the USDA Forest Service Forest Inventory & Analysis (FIA) program and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Forestry in the Department of Forestry, Wildlife, & Fisheries at The University of Tennessee in Knoxville, TN and in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Conservation at Clemson University. Chris received his Ph.D. from The University of Tennessee in 2008.
Chris’s research includes the monitoring and assessment of forest resources at multiple geographic and taxonomic scales. Specifically, Chris's research focuses on the impacts of nonnative plants on forested systems, investigating alternative management strategies for hardwood plantations, tracking spatial and temporal shifts of forest communities in the United States, and investigating novel ways to meet the data needs of customers and partners of the USDA Forest Service FIA program.
Sep 30th, 2020
4:00 pm - 4:15 pm