Hatten, Jeff

Position Type: 
Job Title: 
Associate Professor and Associate Department Head for FERM
Forest Engineering, Resources & Management
Office Location: 

309 Snell Hall

Phone Number: 
(541) 737-8720
PhD, 2007, Forest Resources, University of Washington
BS, 1999, Environmental Science, Western Washington University
Research Areas: 
  • Forest Soil and Watershed Processes
Research Interests: 
  • Biogeochemistry
  • Soil Science
Soil productivity, effects of fire on soil, impact of silviculture on sediment transport and water quality.


Graduate Major Advisor
Graduate Students: 
Selected Publications: 
  1. Matosziuk, L.M., Y. Alleau, B.K. Kerns, J. Bailey, M.G. Johnson, and J.A. Hatten. 2019. Effects of season and interval of prescribed burns on pyrogenic carbon in ponderosa pine stands in Malheur National Forest. Geoderma 348, pp. 1-11
  2. Holub, S. and J.A. Hatten. In-press. Soil carbon storage in Douglas-fir forests of western Oregon and Washington before and after modern timber harvesting practices. Accepted for publication in the Soil Science Society of America Journal on December 12, 2018. doi: 10.2136/sssaj2018.09.0354
  3. Richardson, K., J.A. Hatten, and R. Wheatcroft. 2018. 1500-years of lake sedimentation due to fire, earthquakes, floods and land clearance in the Oregon Coast Range: Geomorphic sensitivity to floods during timber harvest period. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 43(7): 1496-1517. doi.org/10.1002/esp.4335
  4. Hatten, J.A., C. Segura, K.D. Bladon, V.C. Hale, G.G. Ice, and J. Stednick. 2018. Effects of contemporary forest harvesting on suspended sediment in the Oregon Coast Range: Alsea Watershed Study Revisited. Forest Ecology and Management 408: 238-248. doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2017.10.049
  5. Mack, J., J.A. Hatten, E. Sucre, S. Roberts, Z. Leggett, and J. Dewey. 2014. The effect of organic matter manipulations on site productivity, soil nutrients, and soil carbon on a southern loblolly pine plantation. Forest Ecology and Management 326: 25-35. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2014.04.008

Complete Publications List:

For a complete list of publications, visit Forest Soils Lab publications