Jerry Franklin Oral History Interview - Part 1

Interviewee: Jerry Franklin
Interviewer: Max Geier
Interview Date: September 13, 1996
Location: Wind River Experimental Forest, Washington
Duration: 1:55:36
 

Jerry Franklin has been a cornerstone of ecosystem research at the Andrews Forest. He first arrived in the winter of 1957, completed BS and MS degrees in forest management at OSU and then a PhD in botany in 1996 at Washington State University. He was central to brining IBP to Andrews in the 1970s and then helping Andrews join the first cohort of LTER sites in 1980, before departing for a professorship at University of Washington in 1987. But, he remained connected with the Andrews group thereafter. He has been a leader in science (forest ecology, old growth, dead wood), forest policy (Northwest Forest Plan), forest management (New Forestry, ecological forest management), organization of major research enterprises (Long-Term Ecological Research), and designation of research properties (Research Natural Areas, Man and the Biosphere sites).

See also oral histories in the IBP and Field Visit Group interviews.

Dublin Core

Title

Jerry Franklin Oral History Interview - Part 1

Description

Jerry Franklin has been a cornerstone of ecosystem research at the Andrews Forest. He first arrived in the winter of 1957, completed BS and MS degrees in forest management at OSU and then a PhD in botany in 1996 at Washington State University. He was central to brining IBP to Andrews in the 1970s and then helping Andrews join the first cohort of LTER sites in 1980, before departing for a professorship at University of Washington in 1987. But, he remained connected with the Andrews group thereafter. He has been a leader in science (forest ecology, old growth, dead wood), forest policy (Northwest Forest Plan), forest management (New Forestry, ecological forest management), organization of major research enterprises (Long-Term Ecological Research), and designation of research properties (Research Natural Areas, Man and the Biosphere sites).

See also oral histories in the IBP and Field Visit Group interviews.

Creator

Jerry Franklin

Source

H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest Oral History Collection (OH 28)

Publisher

Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Oregon State University Libraries

Date

September 13, 1996

Contributor

Max Geier

Format

Digitized Microcassette

Language

English

Type

Oral History

Identifier

oh28-franklin-jerry-19960913-01

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Max Geier

Interviewee

Jerry Franklin

Location

Wind River Experimental Forest, Washington

Original Format

Microcassette

Duration

1:55:36

OHMS Object

Interview Format

audio