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Jerry Vanclay, D.Sc.For.

Professor, Southern Cross University
Lismore, Australia

Research field: Biological Sciences - Forestry Science
Forest growth and yield modelling; Inventory and yield prediction; Inter- and intra-specific competition; Mixed species plantations


Awards and Grants

Biographical Information

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.

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


Professional Experience

1999 - Present
Professor at Southern Cross University
Lismore, Australia
Feb 1995 - Mar 1999
Principal Scientist at Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
Bogor, Indonesia

Jun 1990 - Jun 1992
University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia
Dec 1981 - Dec 1982
University of Oxford in Oxford, United Kingdom
M.Sc. (Forestry)

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