Fred Swanson Oral History Interview

Interviewee: Fred Swanson
Interviewer: Max Geier
Interview Date: September 6, 1996
Location: Swanson residence, Corvallis, Oregon
Duration: 1:32:56
 

After completion of a PhD in geology at University of Oregon in 1972, Fred Swanson began work at Andrews Forest as a post-doc in the IBP era, leading to a Research Geologist position in the Pacific Northwest Research Station. He remained involved with the Andrews Forest program throughout his career, including a period as Principal Investigator of the LTER program. His main activities included research on disturbances in forest and stream ecosystems, work in the research-management partnership with the Willamette National Forest, effects of the Mount St. Helens eruption on forest and stream ecosystems, and, since ca. 2000, engagement of arts/humanities.

See also oral history interviews in the History Project, IBP, Watershed, and Field Visit Geier group interviews.

Dublin Core

Title

Fred Swanson Oral History Interview

Description

After completion of a PhD in geology at University of Oregon in 1972, Fred Swanson began work at Andrews Forest as a post-doc in the IBP era, leading to a Research Geologist position in the Pacific Northwest Research Station. He remained involved with the Andrews Forest program throughout his career, including a period as Principal Investigator of the LTER program. His main activities included research on disturbances in forest and stream ecosystems, work in the research-management partnership with the Willamette National Forest, effects of the Mount St. Helens eruption on forest and stream ecosystems, and, since ca. 2000, engagement of arts/humanities.

See also oral history interviews in the History Project, IBP, Watershed, and Field Visit Geier group interviews.

Creator

Fred Swanson

Source

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

Publisher

Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Oregon State University Libraries

Date

September 6, 1996

Contributor

Max Geier

Format

Digitized Microcassette

Language

English

Type

Oral History

Identifier

oh28-swanson-fred-19960906

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Max Geier

Interviewee

Fred Swanson

Location

Swanson residence, Corvallis, Oregon

Original Format

Microcassette

Duration

1:32:56

OHMS Object

Interview Format

audio