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    Summary

    The incumbent serves Northern Research Station, Forest Inventory and Analysis Program. This unit is charged with designing, implementing, and analyzing surveys of the nation's forest resources

    For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Brett Butler at 413-545-1387 or brett.butler2@usda.gov.

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    Responsibilities

    • Plans and conducts research pertaining to the attitudes and behaviors of private forest ownerships, the factors that influence these ownerships, and the impacts of the decisions of these ownerships on forest and socio-economic systems.
    • Assists in the implementation and analysis of the National Woodland Owner Survey.
    • Develops and improves the technical aspects of the National Woodland Owner Survey sample design, questionnaire design, and estimation procedures.
    • Participates in the generation of new research ideas, seeks funding for research products, and helps implement the projects of the Center.
    • Analyzes Forest Inventory and Analysis forest resource data for one or more states covered by NRS-FIA.
    • Disseminates research results to peers, forest managers and citizens through professional journals and Station publications, presentation of papers and posters at scientific meetings, symposia, and workshops.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel: Less than 25% for meetings, training and other information collection sessions.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    0460 Forestry

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