Review Article by Forest Service Researcher Awarded

The 2011 Sensors review article Advances in Electronic-Nose Technologies Developed for Biomedical Applications written by Dr. A. Dan Wilson, a U.S Forest Service research plant pathologist with the Southern Research Station Center for Bottomland Hardwoods Research, and Dr. Manuela Baietto, research cooperator, Department of Plant Production, University of Milan, Italy was awarded 2nd prize for…  More 

Michael Ulyshen Receives U.S. Forest Service Early Career Scientist Award

Michael Ulyshen is being recognized with the U.S. Forest Service Early Career Scientist Award, but his achievements in his short time with the Forest Service are remarkable. Ulyshen is a research entomologist with the Southern Research Station (SRS) Insects, Diseases, and Invasive Plants unit. During the last five years, he’s been first author on 34 peer-reviewed publications along with…  More 

Climate Change Book by Forest Service Research Named Outstanding Academic Title

The February issue of Choice magazine named Climate Change and United States Forests, a book edited by U.S. Forest Service researchers, one of the Outstanding Academic Titles of the year. Published by the American Library Association, Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries is the premier source for reviews of academic books and digital resources of…  More 

2014 Southern Research Station Director’s Awards

On Tuesday, October 14, Southern Research Station (SRS) director Rob Doudrick presented the Station Director’s Awards to the following: Distinguished Science Award – Kurt Riitters; Research Triangle Park, NC Recognizing global leadership in quantitative landscape ecology research and the development and application of landscape pattern analysis techniques and tools in Forest Service national resource assessments.…  More 

Jennifer Knoepp Named Soil Science Society of America Fellow

U.S. Forest Service scientist Jennifer Knoepp was recently selected as a Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) Fellow for 2014.  Fellow is the highest recognition bestowed by SSSA, an international scientific society whose more than 6,000 members are dedicated to advancing the field of soil science and fostering the transfer of knowledge and practices to…  More 

Forest Service Chief Honors Eastern Threat Center Research

U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell recently announced the 2013 Chief’s Honor Awards recipients. The agency’s Southern Research Station Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center received two awards for research that supports forest health and management through changing conditions. The ForWarn team, which included scientists and staff from the Eastern and Western Threat Centers, received the 2013 Chief’s Award…  More 

Southern Research Station Scientist Receives International Recognition

On January 10, 2014, Hse Chung-yun, a U.S. Forest Service researcher at the Southern Research Station (SRS) Utilization of Southern Forest Resources unit, received the International Science and Technology Cooperation Award. The non-monetary award is one of the highest honors the People’s Republic of China awards to recognize scientists who have made significant contributions to China’s scientific…  More 

2013 Southern Research Station Director’s Awards Announced

The 2013 Southern Research Station (SRS) Director’s Awards were announced today, and will be awarded at the December SRS All Employees meeting. Congratulations to everyone! Distinguished Science Award – James L. Hanula, Athens, GA  In recognition of exceptional, career-long contributions to our knowledge of forest insects of the southern U.S. and their role in southern forest…  More 

Gibbs Receives Highest Boy Scout Honor

  Hilliard Gibbs, physical scientist with the U.S. Forest Service Southern Research Station Restoring Longleaf Pine Ecosystems unit, was recently awarded “The Silver Beaver Award,” the highest council-level service award of the Boy Scouts of America. The Silver Beaver Award is given to those who implement the Scouting program and perform community service through many…  More 

Vose Named to Jones Center Science Advisory Committee

  Jim Vose, project leader of the U.S. Forest Service Southern Research Station Center for Integrated Forest Science, has been selected to serve on the Science Advisory Committee for the Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center at Ichauway in southwestern Georgia. Originally established in the 1920s as a quail hunting reserve, Ichauway now serves as…  More