Dr. Pete Bettinger
Landscape Planning and Harvest Scheduling
Research InterestsHeuristic programming techniques for multi-objective forest planning problems.
Integration of GIS techniques with forest planning, operations, silviculture, and economics.
Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602. Phone: 706.542.1187. Fax: 706.542.8356.
BackgroundBS, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
MS, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
PhD, Oregon State University
FANR 3000: Field orientation and measurements, (Fall Yearly)
FORS 4710: Forest planning, (Spring Yearly)
FORS 5650: Air photo interpretation, (Spring Yearly)
FORS 5670: Forestry Information Systems, (Fall Yearly)
FORS 5900: Independent study (GIS or GPS), (Summer Yearly)
FORS 6710: Forest planning, (Spring Yearly)
FORS 7650: Air photo interpretation, (Spring Yearly)
FORS 7670: Forestry Information Systems, (Fall Yearly)
FORS 8450: Advanced forest planning (combinatorial optimization), (Fall 2011)
Combinatorial optimizationDevelopment and testing of heuristic methods for addressing large-scale or complex forest planning problems.
GPS accuracy assessmentsMapping and recreation-grade GPS unit assessments. Whitehall Forest GPS test site
Southern Forestry GIS ConferenceFor forest industry professionals, consultants, extension specialists, forest landowners, researchers, educators, students, public land managers, and natural resource professionals. 9th Conference - Announcement
Urban carbon estimation projects
Bettinger, P; Boston, K; Siry, J; and Grebner, D.L. 2009. Forest Management and Planning. New York: Academic Press.
Bettinger, P and Merry, K. 2011. Global navigation satellite system research in forest management. Saarbrucken, Germany: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing.
Wing, M and Bettinger, P. 2008. Geographic Information Systems: Applications in Natural Resource Management. Don Mills, ON: Oxford University Press, Canada.
Office:527 Building 4