Jerry Franklin

Jerry Franklin

Forest ecology; Ecosystem processes; Landscape ecology; Succession; Structure

Office: Anderson 203
Phone: 206-543-2138 
Email: jff@uw.edu


B.S., Forest Management, Oregon State University, 1959
M.S., Forest management and statistics, Oregon State University, 1961
Ph.D., Botany and Soils, Washington State University, 1966

Courses Taught:Quarter offered:
ESRM 300 Sustainability Seminar (2)Winter
ESRM 425 Ecosystem Management (5)Autumn
ESRM 491 Ecology of the Natural Forests of the Cascade Range (5)Summer
SEFS 590 Ecology of the Natural Forests of the Cascade Range (5)Summer
Current Sponsored Research:
Characterizing Forest Structure Using Airborne LIDAR
Colville National Forest Vision 2020 Monitoring
Forest Macrosystems Planning
Integrated, observation-based carbon ecosystems in integrated into NASA's System
Integrated, observation-based carbon monitoring for wooded ecosystems in Washington, Oregon, and California
LiDAR Integration into Dry Forest Management and Restoration
Northeast Washington Vision 2020 vegetation monitoring and implementation
Relationship between fire history and forest structure at Crater Lake National Park using LiDAR
Using LiDAR to Guide Forest Restoration in the Crater Lake Panhandle
Using Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) to Guide Burned Landscape Recovery and Restoration in Sierra Nevada Forests
Wind River Field Station
Recent Publications:
Franklin, Jerry F. 2012. Temporal and Boreal Rainforests . Journal of Forestry 110(3): 170-170
Gustafsson, L., S.C. Baker, J. Bauhus, W.J. Beese, A. Brodie, J. Kouki, D.B. Lindenmayer, A. Lohmus, G. Martinez Pastur, C. Messier, M. Neyland, B. Palik, A. Sverdrup-Thygeson, W.J.A. Volney, A. Wayne, and J.F. Franklin. 2012. Retention forestry to maintain mutifunctional forests: a world perspective. BioScience 62: 633-645
Lindenmayer, D.B., J.F. Franklin, A. Lohmus, S.C. Baker J. Bauhus, W. Beese, A. Brodie, B. Kiehl, J. Kouki, G. Martinez Pastur, C. Messier, M. Neyland, B. Palik, A. Sverdrup-Thygeson, J. Volney, A. Wayne, and L. Gustafsson. 2012. A major shift to the retention approach for forestry can help resolve some global forest sustainability issues. Conservation Letters 5(6): 421-431
Lindenmayer, D.B., W. Blanchard, L. McBurney, D. Blair, S. Banks, G.E. Likens, J.F. Franklin, W.F. Laurence, J.A.R. Stein, and P. Gibbons. 2012. Interacting factors driving a major loss of large trees with cavities in a forest ecosystem. PLoS One 7(10): e41864
Lindenmayer, David B., William F. Laurence, and Jerry F. Franklin. 2012. Global decline in large old trees. Science 338: 1305-1306
Kane, V. R., R.F. Gersonde, J.A. Lutz, R.J. McGaughey, J.D. Bakker, and J.F. Franklin. 2011. Patch dynamics and the development of structural and spatial heterogeneity in Pacific Northwest forests. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 41: 2276-2291
Perry, David A., Paul F. Hessburg, Carl N. Skinner, Thomas A. Spies, Scott L. Stephens, Alan Henry Taylor, Jerry F. Franklin, Brenda McComb, and Greg Riegel. 2011. The ecology of mixed severity fire regimes in Washington, Oregon, and northern California. Forest Ecology and Management 262: 703-717
Stephenson, Nathan L., Phillip J. van Mantgem, Andrew G. Bunn, Howard Bruner, Mark E. Harmon, Kari B. O'Connell, Dean L. Urban, and Jerry F. Franklin. 2011. Causes and implications of the correlation between forest productivity and tree mortality rates. Ecological Monographs 81(4): 527-555
Swanson, M.E., J.F. Franklin, R.L. Beschta, C.M. Crisafulli, D.A. DellaSalla, R.L. Hutto, D.B. Lindenmeyer, and F.J. Swanson. 2011. The forgotten stage of forest succession: early-successional ecosystems on forest sites. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 9: 117-125
Franklin, J. F. and D. B. Lindenmayer. 2009. Importance of matrix habitats in maintaining biological diversity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106(2):359-350
Likens, G. E., and J. F. Franklin. 2009. Ecosystem thinking in the northern forest—and beyond. BioScience 59(6):511-513
Lutz, J. A., J W. van Wagtendonk, and J. F. Franklin. 2009. Twentieth-century decline of large-diameter trees in Yosemite National Park, California, USA. Forest Ecology and Management 257:2296-2307
Lutz, J. A., J. W. van Wagtendonk, A. E. Thode, J. D. Miller, and J. F. Franklin. 2009. Climate, lightning ignitions, and fire severity in Yosemite National Park, California, USA. International Journal of Wildland Fire 18:765-774
Van Mantgem, P. J., N. L. Stephenson, J. C. Byrne, L. D. Daniels, J. F. Franklin, P. Z. Fule, M. E. Harmon, A. J. Larson, J. M. Smith, A. H. Taylor, and T. T. Veblen. 2009. Widespread increase of tree mortality rates in the western United States. Science 323:521-524
SEFS Committee Membership:Chair?
School Lands and Educational Outreach Committee