Project Code: USDA-USA-1

Learn how forests and management work together through data analysis and presentation

Project Title Learn how forests and management work together through data analysis and presentation
Project Summary Does a stand of tree assemble randomly or by specific soils condition? Does forest management change that relationship? Based on this, how can management be used to facilitate tree diversity and wood product production? An available longterm study can help answer these questions.
Country United States
Agency Department of Agriculture
DoS Office N/A
Office Symbol FS
Post N/A
Section N/A
Number of Interns 1
Project Description

In this project, you will work with a Forest Service scientist study forest trees, management, and soil microtopography. The data are available from a longterm silviculture study on the Argonne Experimental Forest in Wisconsin. Analyses will include general linear mixed models and multivariate analysis - experience or coursework on these topics in R required. Data will be summarized in graphs and tables showing data patterns and statistical output. Co-authoring posters and papers on the topic is optional.

Required Skills or Interests
Skill(s)
Data analysis
Research
Additional Information

See more:
https://www.nrs.fs.fed.us/people/Kern
https://www.nrs.fs.fed.us/ef/locations/wi/argonne/