D. Andrew Scott

D. Andrew  Scott
D. Andrew Scott 
Name: D. Andrew Scott 
Title: Research Soil Scientist
Unit: Southern Pine Ecology (4159)
Phone: 256-372-4540
256-372-8404 - Employee Fax
E-Mail: andyscott@fs.fed.us


Location Information

USDA-Forest Service
Agricultural Research Center

P.O. Box 1927
Normal, AL 35762
Same as above


Research Information


  • B.S.F., Forest Management, Purdue University, 1995
  • M.S., Forestry, Texas A&M University, 1998
  • Ph.D., Forest Soils, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2002

Current Research:

  • Long-Term Soil Productivity in managed forest ecosystems, with an emphasis on stands dominated by southern pines
  • Silvicultural and sustainability impacts of biomass harvesting from southern pine forests
  • Ecological restoration of forested ecosystems, with an emphasis on stands with rare or distinct soil characteristics

Collaborative Research:

  • Cooperative Research in Sustainable Silviculture and Soil Productivity: a cooperative effort between the SRS and Tom Dean at LSU with several forest industry landowners to study productivity of intensively managed plantation forests
  • In situ modeling of loblolly pine root growth as a function of soil characteristics and surface hydrology

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