E. David Ford

E. David Ford

Professor/Director, Olympic Natural Resources Center
Analysis of structure and function of foliage canopies; Development of ecological systems simulation models; Development of methods for assessing ecological models

Office: Winkenwerder 202
Phone: 206-685-9995 
Email: edford@uw.edu

Graduate Interest Group(s): FOREST ECOLOGY

B.S., (Hns), Botany, University College London, 1963
Ph.D., Botany (Ecology), University College London, 1967
D.Sc., University of London, 1994

Courses Taught:Quarter offered:
ESRM 428 Principles of Silviculture and Their Application (5)Autumn
SEFS 526 Seminar in Advanced Silviculture (3)Winter
Current Sponsored Research:
Building a Web-Based interface to the Restoration Silviculture Initiative
Calculation of carbon budgets in shaded Tsuga heterophylla and Abies amabilis
Development of Silvicultural Systems for the Pacific Northwest
Diameter growth of western hemlock
Recent Publications:
E.D.Ford. 2012. 76. Plant competition and canopy interactions. Encyclopedia of Theoretical Ecology 565-571
Ford, E. D. 2009. The importance of a research data statement and how to develop one. Annales Zoologici Fennici 46:82-92.
Kennedy, M.C. and E.D. Ford. 2009. Two-criteria model assessment shows that foliage maintenance in old-growth Pseudotsuga memziesii requires both delayed and sequential reiteration. Trees 23:1173-1187.
Kennedy, M.C., E.D. Ford, and T.M. Hinckley. 2009. Defining how aging Pseudotsuga and Abies compensate for multiple stresses through multi-criteria assessment of a functional-structural model. Tree Physiology 30:3-22.
Turley, M. C. and E.D. Ford. 2009. Definition and calculation of uncertainty in ecological process models. Ecological Modeling 220:1968-1983.