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Section Board for 'Forest Operations and Engineering' (12)

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Prof. Dr. Rodolfo Picchio
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Agricultural and Forest Sciences, University of Tuscia, Via S. Camillo de Lellis, 01100 Viterbo, Italy
Interests: forest utilization; logging activities; reduced-impact logging; sustainable forest management; forest restoration systems
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Dr. Natascia Magagnotti
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National Research Council of Italy- Institute for BioEconomy (CNR-IBE), Via Madonna del Piano, 10, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino (FI), Italy
Interests: forest engineering; harvesting; biomass production; human factors studies; ergonomics; safety and health in forest operations; logging; mechanization
Dr. Mauricio Acuna
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Forest Research Institute, University of the Sunshine Coast, Locked Bag 4, Maroochydore DC, QLD 4558, Australia
Interests: wood and biomass supply chain optimization; sensor technology; transport optimization; forest planning
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Prof. Dr. Pete Bettinger
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School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia, 180 East Green Street, Athens, GA 30602, USA
Interests: forest management; forest planning; forest operations; GIS; GPS
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Prof. Dr. Raffaele Cavalli
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Department of Land, Environment, Agriculture and Forestry, Università degli Studi di Padova, Viale dell’Università 16, 35020 Legnaro (PD), Italy
Interests: operations management; logistics; production planning; production/operations management; transportation; supply chain; vocational training
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Prof. Dr. Woodam Chung
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Department of Forest Engineering, Resources and Management, Oregon State University, 267 Peavy Hall, Corvallis, OR 97331-5703, USA
Interests: forest operations planning and management; forest engineering; forest biomass; forest management planning; wildland fire management
Dr. Diego Elustondo
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Scion, Te Papa Tipu Innovation Park, Tītokorangi Drive (formerly Long Mile Rd), Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Interests: wood physics; wood processing; chemical and bioprocess engineering
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Dr. Enrico Marchi
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Department of Agriculture, Food, Environment and Forestry, University of Florence, Via S. Bonaventura 13, 50145 Firenze, Italy
Interests: forest operations; forest engineering; logging; harvesting; ergonomics; safety and health in forest operations; environmental impacts of forest operation; sustainability of forest operation; human factors; productivity; LCA
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Dr. Gianni Picchi
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1. Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Istitituto per la Bioeconomia (CNR IBE), Via Madonna del Piano 10, I-50019 Sesto Fiorentino, Italy
2. Centro de Ciencia y Tecnología Forestal de Cataluña (CTFC), Crta. de St. Llorenç de Morunys a Port del Comte, km 2, E-25280 Solsona, Spain
Interests: forest operations; forest engineering; RFID timber traceability; biomass production; mechanization; logging; harvesting; safety and health in forest operations; logging contractors; harvesting cost
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Prof. Dr. Raffaele Spinelli
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1. Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche Istitituto per la Valorizzazione del Legno e delle Specie Arboree (CNR IVALSA), Via Madonna del Piano 10, I-50019 Sesto Fiorentino, Italy
2. Australian Forest Operations Researcg Alliance, University of the Sunshine Coast (AFORA USC) Locked Bag 4, Maroochydore DC, Queensland 4558, Australia
Interests: forest operations; forest engineering; mechanization; logging; harvesting; system analysis; safety and health in forest operations; human factors studies; productivity; logging contractors; harvesting cost
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Dr. Matthew P. Thompson
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USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, 240 W Prospect, Fort Collins, CO 80526, USA
Interests: risk and decision analysis; operations research; forest engineering; wildland fire management
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