Pacific Northwest Research Station
Forestry Sciences Laboratory
3200 Jefferson Way
Corvallis, Oregon 97331
Department of Forest Science
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331
Ph.D. 1983 University of Michigan, Ann
German Academic Exchange Fellow, 1979,
Hohenheim University, Stuttgart and
University of Gottingen, Gottingen
M.S. 1978 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
B.S. 1974 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Forest ecosystem management, landscape ecology, forest ecology
Current research projects:
Integrated regional models for ecological and socio-economic
assessments; indicators of biological diversity in forest
landscapes; old-growth characteristics and conservation; riparian
forest ecology; gap dynamics; applications of remote sensing
to ecosystem management
- Wimberly, Michael
C., T. A. Spies, C. J. Long, and C. Whitlock. Simulating
historical variability in the amount of old forests in the
Oregon Coast Range. Conservation Biology 14 (1) February
- Spies, T. A. and
M. G. Turner. 1999. Dynamic Forest Mosaics. In M.L.
Hunter Jr. ed. Maintaining Biodiversity in Forest Ecosystems.
Cambridge University Press.
- Ohmann, J.L. and
T. A. Spies. 1998. Regional gradient analysis and spatial
pattern of woody plant communities of Oregon forests. Ecological
Monographs 68(2): 151-182.
- Spies, T.A. and
J.F. Franklin. 1996. Diversity and maintenace of old-growth
forests. In Szaro, R.C. and D.W. Johnston eds. 1996. Biodiveristy
in Managed Landscapes: Theory and Practice. Oxford University
Press. New York. 778 p.
- Spies, T.A., W.J.
Ripple and G.A. Bradshaw. 1994. Dynamics and Pattern
of a Managed Coniferous Forest Landscape in Oregon. Ecological
Applications 4(3) 555-568.