Christopher M. Oswalt

Research Forester
4700 Old Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37922
Phone: 865-862-2068

Current Research

My current research includes the monitoring and assessment of forest resources at multiple geographic and taxonomic scales. Specific research topics include the assessment of growth and removals in the Appalachian Ecoregion, understanding the impact of the Southern pine beetle on pine forests of the South, tracking temporal shifts of forest communities in Tennessee and Kentucky and the role of nonnative invasive plants in the alteration of forested systems. In addition, my responsibilities include:
1) Lead Forest Inventory Analyst for Tennessee and Kentucky
2) Southern Lead for Invasive Species


Ph.D. in Natural Resources, Silviculture, 2008
The University of Tennessee
M.S. in Forest Ecology, 2003
The University of Tennessee
B.S. in (Forest Resource Management, Minor: Statistics, 1999
The University of Tennessee

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