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John S. Hogland

John S. Hogland
Research Forester
Human Dimensions
800 East Beckwith Avenue
Missoula, MT 59801
United States
Phone
406-329-2138
Current Research
  • Estimating fine grained forest characteristics using remote sensing techniques.
  • Developing new spatial modeling procedures that quickly process large amounts of data.
  • Integrating supply chain models with estimates of forest characteristics derived from high resolution imagery.
  • Incorporating the tenets of data and decision science into natural resource planning and management.
  • Management strategies to convert forested landscapes back to a fire resilient condition.
     
Past Research

Using remote sensing to identify and describe Longleaf Ecosystems.

Research Interest
  • Understanding the relationships between landscape patterns and forested ecosystems processes.
  • Pyrolysis techniques and the utilization of woody biomass.
  • Spatial and statistical modeling.
  • Remote Sensing
  • Sample design
  • Machine learning
  • Big Data
  • Natural resource management
Why This Research Is Important

This research provides detailed estimates of forest characteristics and GIS tools that can be used to address a wide range of spatially explicit questions. For more information about my research check out Hogland's Spatial Solutions and the RMRS Raster Utility websites. 

 

Education
  • University of Montana, Ph.D, Forestry & Conservation Sciences, 2019
  • School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, Auburn University, M.S. Minor Statistics, Forestry, landscape ecology, remote sensing, spatial modeling, and statistices., 2005
  • School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, Auburn University, B.S., Forest Resources and Spatial Analysis, 2001
Professional Experience
  • Research Forester,  USDA FS RMRS,  2021 - Current
    Research Forester for the Rocky Mountain Research Station.
  • Biological Scientist,  RMRS,  2011 - 2020
  • GIS Developer/Analyst,  Trust Lands Management Division of Department of Natural Resources and Conservation,  2005 - 2011
  • Graduate Research Assistant,  School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, Auburn University,  2002 - 2005
Professional Organizations
  • Member,  Ecological Society of America,  2012 - Current
    member
  • Member,  Xi Sigma Pi Forestry Honor Society,  2000 - Current
    member
  • Member,  Association of Southern Biologists,  2004 - 2005
    member
  • Chair,  Society of American Foresters (SAF),  2003 - 2004
    Plan and implement chapter meetings and workshops.
  • Co-Chair,  Society of American Foresters (SAF),  2002 - 2003
    help to plan and implement chapter meetings and workshops.
Awards & Recognition
  • Award, 2011
    Governor's Award
  • Award, 2008
    DNRC's Paragon of Performance
  • Award, 2007
    DNRC's Paragon of Performance
  • Award, 2006
    DNRC's Paragon of Performance
  • Award, 2005
    Top 10 Graduate Students Award at Auburn University
  • Award, 2001
    Outstanding Senior Award at Auburn University
  • Award, 2001
    Outstanding Student Award at Auburn University
  • Award, 2000
    Rising Senior Award at Auburn University
Featured Publications
Other Publications
https://www.fs.usda.gov/research/about/people/jshogland