Coastal Landscape Analysis and Modeling Study


Janet Ohmann

Research Forest Ecologist, Pacific Northwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service

Affiliate faculty, Forest Science Department, Oregon State University

Forestry Sciences Laboratory
3200 Jefferson Way
Corvallis, Oregon 97331

Ph.D., Forest Ecology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
MF, Forest Ecology, Duke University, Durham, NC
BA, Botany, Duke University, Durham, NC

Current research projects:

  • Understanding the role of environment and disturbance in regional gradients of plant community composition and diversity.
  • Predictive mapping of forest composition and structure with direct gradient analysis and nearest neighbor imputation (the Gradient Nearest Neighbor method) ( )
  • Mapping forest fuels and fire risk in three contrasting ecoregions using the Gradient Nearest Neighbor method.
  • Regional assessments of vegetation biodiversity and conservation planning in large, multi-ownership regions.
  • Regional variability and dynamics of large dead wood.
  • DecAID, the decayed wood advisor for managing snags, partially dead trees, and down wood for biodiversity in forests of Washington and Oregon . ( ).

Selected Publications:


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