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Professor Jerry Vanclay
BSc(For)(Hons)(ANU), DipCompSc(UQ), MSc(Oxford), BA(UQ), DScFor(UQ)
Current Appointment: Head, School of Environment, Science and Engineering
Organisational Unit: School of Environment, Sci & Engineering - Lismore

Telephone: 02 6620 3147
Facsimile: 02 6621 2669
Location: O2.11
Campus: Lismore

Jerry is Director of the Forest Research Centre, and Head of the School of Environment, Science and Engineering. Before joining SCU, he was Principal Scientist with the Center for International Forestry Research, and Professor of Tropical Forestry at the Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University in Copenhagen, Denmark. Jerry received a higher doctorate (D.Sc.For.) from the University of Queensland in 1992, received the Queen's Award for Forestry in 1997, and the IUFRO Scientific Achievement Award in 2010. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of NSW.

Jerry leads a team of researchers dealing with forest management and teaches the undergraduate unit FOR00109 Forest Modelling and Management.

Jerry is a member of the advisory group to the European Forest Institute's EFIMED, and a member of the IUCN Commission on Education and Communication.

Jerry has written over 350 publications, with more than 150 in refereed journals. His most recent book is Forest Growth and Yield Modeling. He also co-authored Realizing Community Futures, a guide to the use of participatory modelling for better environmental outcomes. Recent research includes mixed species plantings, competition indices,and participatory modelling.

His former PhD students include
Enrique Orellana, Modelling native Araucarian forest in Brazil
Andrea Leys, Social learning for resolving community conflict over land-use change to plantation forestry
Graeme Palmer, Conversion modelling: simulating tree stems
Miriam Murphy, What is free about fuelwood? A critique of the value of fuelwood in the rural and squatter settlement households in the Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea
William Smart, Information system success: evaluation of a carbon accounting and sequestration system
Mila Bristow, Growth of Eucalyptus pellita in mixed species and monoculture plantations
Felicity Harris, The effect of competition on stand, tree, and wood growth and structure in subtropical Eucalyptus grandis plantations
Maina Kariuki, Modelling dynamics including recruitment, growth and mortality for sustainable management in uneven-aged mixed-species rainforests
Gustav Nebel, Seven Amazonian floodplain trees: ecology and management in forestry and agroforestry
Thorsten Treue, Politics and Economics of Tropical High Forest Management

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