Maguire, Doug

Position Type: 
Job Title: 
Guistina Professor of Forest Management
Forest Engineering, Resources & Management
Office Location: 

226 Snell Hall

Phone Number: 
(541) 737-4215
Fax Number: 
(541) 737-3049
PhD, 1986, Forest Biometrics, Oregon State University
MS, 1986, Applied Statistics, Oregon State University
MS, 1979, Forest Ecology, Rutgers University
BS, 1976, Forest Management, University of Maine
Research Areas: 
  • Silviculture, Fire and Forest Health
  • Forest Biometrics and Geomatics
Research Interests: 
  • Biometrics
  • Silviculture
Director, Center for Intensive Planted-Forest Silviculture (CIPS)
Current programs include: Mechanisms of response to fertilization in Douglas-fir plantations; foliage age class dynamics in Douglas-fir; silvicultural control of crown development and wood quality; Swiss needle cast growth impact; stand dynamics after variable-retention silvicultural treatments; growth and yield of mixed conifer forests of eastern Oregon; natural regeneration in ponderosa pine forests.


Graduate Major Advisor
Courses Taught: 
FOR 322
Forest Models
Selected Publications: 
  1. Jagels, R., M.A. Equiza, D. Cirelli, and D. Maguire. Wood science data: A key resource for tree biomechanics research. Trees (Structure and Function), in review
  2. ) Cornejo-Oviedo, E.H., S.L. Voelker, D.B. Mainwaring, D.A. Maguire, F.C. Meinzer, and J.R. Brooks. 2017. Basal area growth, carbon isotope discrimination, and intrinsic water use efficiency after fertilization of Douglas-fir in the Oregon Coast Range. Forest Ecology and Management 389:285-295.
  3. Osborne, N.L., O. Høibø, and D.A. Maguire. 2016. Estimating the density of coast Douglas-fir wood samples at different moisture contents using medical X-ray computed tomography. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 127:50-55.
  4. Osborne, N.L., D.A. Maguire. 2015. Modeling knot geometry from branch angles in Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii). Canadian Journal of Forest Research, in press.
  5. Zhao, J., D. Maguire, D. Mainwaring, and A. Kanaskie. 2015. The effect of within-stand variation in Swiss needle cast intensity on Douglas-fir stand dynamics. Forest Ecology and Management 347:75-82.
  6. Mainwaring, D.B., D.A. Maguire, and S.S. Perakis. 2014. Three-year growth response of young Douglas-fir to nitrogen, calcium, phosphorus, and blended fertilizers in Oregon and Washington. Forest Ecology and Management 327:178-188.
  7. Lowell, E.C., D.A. Maguire, D.G. Briggs, E.C. Turnblom, K.J.S. Jayawickrama, and J. Bryce. 2014. Effects of silviculture and genetics on branch/knot attributes of coast Pacific Northwest Douglas-fir and implication or wood quality – A synthesis. Forests 5:1717-1736
  8. Littke, K.M., R.B. Harrison, D. Zabowski, D.G. Briggs, and D.A. Maguire. 2014. Effects of geoclimatic factors on soil water, nitrogen, and foliage properties of Douglas-fir plantations in the Pacific Northwest. Forest Science 60:1118-1130.
  9. Zhao, J., D. Maguire, D. Mainwaring, J. Wehage, and A. Kanaskie. 2013. Thinning mixed-species stands of Douglas-Fir and western hemlock in the presence of Swiss needle cast: Guidelines based on relative basal area growth of individual trees. Forest Science, http://dx.doi.org/10.5849/forsci.12-528.
  10. Zhang, J., M.W. Ritchie, D.A. Maguire, and W.W. Oliver. 2013. Thinning ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) stands reduces mortality while maintaining stand productivity. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 43:311-320.
  11. Lam, T.-Y. and D.A. Maguire. 2013. Modeling microhabitat association of infrequently captured rodents sampled under complex hierarchical design with Bayesian models. Forest Ecology & Management 298:101-110.
  12. Mulvey. R.L., D.M. Shaw, and D.A. Maguire. 2013. Fertilization impacts on Swiss needle cast disease severity in western Oregon. Forest Ecology & Management 287:147-158.
  13. Lam, T.-Y. and D.A. Maguire. 2012. Structural equation modeling: Theory and applications in forest management. International Journal of Forest Research 2012 Article ID 263953, 16 pages, doi: 10.1155/2012/263953.
  14. Zhao, J., D.A. Maguire, D.B. Mainwaring, and A. Kanaskie. 2012. Climatic influences on needle cohort survival mediated by Swiss needle cast in coastal Douglas-fir. Trees 26:1361-1371.
  15. Garber, S., T.Y. Lam, and D.A. Maguire. 2011. Growth and mortality of residual Douglas-fir after regeneration harvests under group selection and two-story silvicultural systems. West. J. Appl. For. 26:64-70.
  16. Lam, T.Y. and D.A. Maguire. 2011. Thirteen-year height and diameter growth of Douglas-fir seedlings under alternative regeneration cuts in the Pacific Northwest. West. J. Appl. For. 26:57-63.
  17. Shaw, D.C., G.M. Filip, A. Kanaskie, D.A. Maguire, and W.A. Littke. 2011. Managing an epidemic of Swiss needle cast in the Douglas-fir region of Oregon: The role of the Swiss Needle Cast Cooperative. J. For. 109:109-119.
  18. Harrison, R.B., D.A. Maguire, and D. Page-Dumroese. 2011. Maintaining adequate nutrient supply – Principles, decision-support tools, and best management practices. Pp. 33-42 in S.D. Angima and T.A. Terry (eds). Best management practices for maintaining soil productivity in the Douglas-fir region. Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. EM-9023.
  19. Weiskittel, A..R., D.A. Maguire, R.A. Monserud, and G.P. Johnson. 2010. A hybrid model for intensively managed Douglas-fir plantations in the Pacific Northwest, USA. European Journal of Forest Research 129:325-338.
  20. Vance, E.D., D.A. Maguire, and R.S. Zalesny. 2010. Research strategies for increasing productivity of intensively managed forest plantations. Journal of Forestry 108:183-192.