James Boyle

Boyle, James

Position Type:
Job Title:
Emeritus Professor
Forest Engineering, Resources & Management
BS in Forestry, 1962, Iowa State University
MF in Forest Ecology, 1963, Yale School of Forestry
PhD in Forest Soils and Ecology, 1967, Yale University
Research Interests
  • Forest Ecology
  • Soil Science
Current interests: Synthesizing and integrating information about: potentially sustainable forestry; forest soil ecology; biogeochemistry; forest ecology; sustained forest productivity; planted forests; tree-soil interactions; nutrients and biota in forest soils
Selected Publications:
  1. Boyle, James R., Robert F. Powers, editors, 2001. Forest Soils and Ecosystem Sustainability.
  2. Forest Soils and Ecosystem Sustainability. 2001. Papers available in: Forest Ecology and Management Special Issue, Volume 138, nos.1-3 (2000), 462 pages. (book apparently out of print; available from some used book sellers.)
  3. Boyle, J.R., J.K. Winjum, K. Kavanagh, and E.C. Jensen, editors. 1999. Planted Forests: Contributions to the Quest for Sustainable Societies. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht .
  4. Boyle, J.R. 1998. Planted forests: views and viewpoints. New Forests. 17(1/3):5-9
  5. Boyle, James R. et al. 1998. Cumulative Effects of Forest Practices: An Example Framework For Evaluation from Oregon, U.S.A. Biomass and Bioenergy 13 (4,5):223-245.
  6. Powers, R.F. A.E. Tiarks, and J.R. Boyle. 1997. Assessing soil quality: Practicable standards for sustainable forest productivity in the United States. Special Publication of Soil Science Society of America. Madison, WI. No. 53, pp. 53-80.
  7. Boyle, J.R. 1992. Creating new visions of sustainable forestry. Forest Perspectives. 2(1)20-21.
  8. Miller, R.E., J.R. Boyle et al. 1992. Fertilizers and other means to maintain long-term productivity of western forests. In: Forest Fertilization: Sustaining and Improving Nutrition and Growth of Western Forests. Inst. of Forest Resources Contrib. 73. Coll. of Forest Resources, Univ. Washington, Seattle; H.N. Chappell, G.F. Weetnam and R.E. Miller, eds.
  9. Shaw, C.H., H. Lundqvist, A. Moldenke and J. Boyle. 1991. The relationships of soil fauna to long-term forest productivity in temperate and boreal ecosystems: Processes and research strategies. Pages 39-77 in: Long-term Field Trials to Assess Environmental Impacts of Harvesting. Forest Research Institute of New Zealand Bull. No. 161. June 1991.
  10. Fried, J.S., J.R. Boyle, J.C. Tappeiner II and K. Cromack Jr. 1990. Effects of bigleaf maple on soils in Douglas-fir forests. Can. J. For. Res. 20(3):259-266.
  11. Perry, D. H., R. Meurisse, B. Thomas, R. Miller, J. Boyle, J. Means, C. R. Perry & R. F. Powers. 1989. Maintaining the Long-Term Productivity of Pacific Northwest Forest Ecosystems. Timber Press, Portland, Oregon.