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Jane Smith

USDA Forest Service
Pacific Northwest Research Station
3200 SW Jefferson Way
Corvallis, OR 97331
Phone: (541) 750-7387
Fax: (541) 750-7329
Primary Email:

Official position at address above: Research Botanist
Educational Institutions attended: 2004, PhD, Botany & Plant Pathology, Oregon State University, Corvallis OR
1993, MS, Forest Ecology, Oregon State University, Corvallis OR
1982, BA, Botany, Humboldt State University, Arcata CA
Roles/Affiliations: Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER)
Courtesy Faculty, Dept. of Forest Science, Oregon State University
Editorial board member for Applied Soil Ecology
General Interests: Impacts of fire and disturbance on soil microbes
Microbial interactions with native and non-native invasive plant species
Biological and functional diversity of forest fungi
Influence of old-growth legacy on forest fungal diversity
Current Research Projects/Activities: Impacts of post-fire salvage logging and wildfire burn intensity on soil productivity and forest recovery
Invasive plant species and soil microbial response to wildfire burn severity

Personal Information:

Hometown: Whittier, California
Personal Interests: hiking, biking, wine-making