Zamora, Rene

Position Type: 
Faculty
Job Title: 
Courtesy Faculty
Department: 
Forest Engineering, Resources & Management
Research Areas: 
  • Forest Operations Planning and Management
Research Interests: 
  • Forest Economics
  • Forest Planning
  • International Forestry
  • Rural Development
Forestry for Rural development, Strategic, tactical and operational Forest planning, Forest Economics, Spatial-explicit models, simulation, Forest Landscape restoration, Multi-objective optimization, International Forestry
Selected Publications: 
  1. Daugherty B., Session J., Zamora-Cristales R., Wing. M. 2018. Improving Large Trailer Access for Biomass Recovery in Steep Terrain. Journal of Forest Science. https://doi.org/10.1093/forsci/fxx020
  2. Ding H., Faruqi S., Wu A., Anchondo A., Altamirano J., Verdone M., Zamora-Cristales R. Chazdon R., Vergara W., 2017. Roots for Prosperity: the Economics and Finance of restoring degraded lands. World Resources Institute, Washington DC., 80p. https://www.wri.org/sites/default/files/roots-of-prosperity.pdf
  3. Zamora-Cristales R. 2016. Resource Allocation model for public incentives for forest landscape restoration in Latin America. Land Economics; In preparation
  4. Zamora-Cristales R. 2016. Economic optimization of restoring riparian forest. Forest Policy and Economics; In preparation
  5. Chen C., Pierobon F., Zamora-Cristales R., Ganguly I., Sessions J., and Eastin I. 2016. Modeling the processing and transportation logistics of forest residues using Life Cycle Assessment (LCA). Journal of Forestry, Accepted.
  6. Zamora-Cristales R., J. Sessions, and G. Marrs. 2016. Economic implications of processing and transporting wet versus dry forest residues for biofuel production. Canadian Journal of Forest Research http://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/pdf/10.1139/cjfr-2016-0221
  7. Marrs G., R. Zamora-Cristales, J. Sessions. 2016. Forest Biomass Feedstock Cost Sensitivity to Grinding Parameters for Bio-jet Fuel Production Renewable Energy. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2016.07.071
  8. Zamora-Cristales R., J. Sessions, 2015. Modeling forest residue collection for bioenergy production. Croatian Journal of Forest Engineering, http://www.crojfe.com/r/i/crojfe_37-2_2016/Zamora.pdf
  9. Zamora-Cristales R., J. Sessions. 2015. Are double trailers cost effective for transporting forest biomass on steep terrain? California Agriculture 69(3):177-183 DOI: 10.3733/ca.v069n03p177
  10. Zamora-Cristales R., J. Sessions, D. Smith. 2015. Effect of grinder configuration on forest biomass bulk density, particle size distribution and fuel consumption. Biomass and Bioenergy, 81: 44-54 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biombioe.2015.05.025
  11. Zamora-Cristales, R., J. Sessions, K. Boston and G. Murphy 2014. Economic Optimization of Forest Biomass Processing and Transport in the Pacific Northwest. Forest Science. http://dx.doi.org/10.5849/forsci.13-158