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Jerry Vanclay

  • D.Sc.For.
  • Professor
  • Southern Cross University
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Research interests

Forest growth and yield modelling; Inventory and yield prediction; Inter- and intra-specific competition; Mixed species plantations


Jerry is Professor of Sustainable Forestry, and Head of the School of Environment, Science and Engineering at Southern Cross University. 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. Jerry leads SCU's research in forest management and teaches the undergraduate unit FOR00109 Forest Modelling and Management. His research interests focus on information systems for forest and land use management.


Co-authors (150)

Publications (5)

  • Does biomass growth increase in the largest trees? - Flaws, fallacies, and alternative analyses

    • Sheil D
    • Eastaugh C
    • Vlam M
    • et al.
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  • LAI and Leaf Biomass Allometric Equations for Three Common Tree Species in a Hyrcanian Temperate Forest

    • Kahyani S
    • Sohrabi H
    • Hosseini S
    • et al.
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  • Predicting the dynamics of a native Araucaria forest using a distance- independent individual tree-growth model

    • Orellana E
    • Filho A
    • Netto S
    • et al.
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  • Improving the triple bottom line returns from smallholder tree farms in the Philippines: A systems approach

    • Herbohn J
    • Harrison S
    • Vanclay J
    • et al.
  • Growth and yield estimation from successive forest inventories

    • Vanclay J
    • Skovsgaard J
    • Gertner G

Professional experience


Southern Cross University

April 1999 - Present

Principal Scientist

Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) - CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA)

February 1995 - March 1999(4 years)



University of Queensland

June 1990 - June 1992(2 years)

M.Sc. (Forestry)

University of Oxford