Fried, Jeremy

Position Type: 
Faculty
Job Title: 
Courtesy Faculty
Department: 
Forest Engineering, Resources & Management
Phone Number: 
(503) 808-2058
Education: 
PhD, 1992, Wildland Resource Science, University of California - Berkeley
M.S., 1985, Forest Management, Oregon State University
B.S., 1982, Forestry, University of California - Berkeley
Educational Background: 
Post-graduate experience: 1999-Present. Research Forester (since 2009) and Team Leader (1999-2009), USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Portland, OR 1998-1999. Invited, Visiting Full Professor of Geoinformatics, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland 1998-1999. Associate Professor of Forest Management, Michigan State University Dept. of Forestry, East Lansing, MI 1992-1998. Assistant Professor of Forest Management, Michigan State University Dept. of Forestry, East Lansing, MI
Research Areas: 
  • Forest Operations Planning and Management
  • Science of Conservation, Restoration and Sustainable Management
  • Silviculture, Fire and Forest Health
Research Interests: 
  • Biometrics
  • Forest Management
  • Forest Modeling
  • Forest Resources
Forest inventory and monitoring science; Fire and fuels; Forest carbon dynamics; Landscape management; Resource economics Current Programs: Current research focus in the following topics: Bioregional Inventory Originated Simulation Under Management Forest Carbon Dynamics in West Coast Forests Fire Effects and Recovery Monitoring and Analysis OSU Graduate Student Mentees: Joshua Petitmermet, M.S. 2018 Yohan Lee, Ph.D., 2012 Todd Schroeder, Ph.D., 2007 Susanna Melson, M.S., 2004
Bio: 
Research Forester in the Resource Monitoring and Assessment Program, USFS PNW Research Station, Portland OR. Current research focus in the following topics: Bioregional Inventory Originated Simulation Under Management; Forest Carbon Dynamics in West Coast Forests; Fire Effects and Recovery Monitoring and Analysis
Selected Publications: 
  1. Fried, Jeremy S.; Jain, Theresa B.; Loreno, Sara; Keefe, Robert F.; Bell, Conor K. 2017. A framework for evaluating forest restoration alternatives and their outcomes, over time, to inform monitoring: Bioregional inventory originated simulation under management. In: Keyser, C. E.; Keyser, T. L., eds. Proceedings of the 2017 Forest Vegetation Simulator (FVS) Virtual e-Conference. E-Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-224. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. p. 40-50.
  2. Fried, Jeremy S.; Potts, Larry D.; Loreno, Sara M.; Christensen, Glenn A.; Barbour, R. Jamie. 2017. Inventory-based landscape-scale simulation of management effectiveness and economic feasibility with BioSum. Journal of Forestry. 115(4): 249-257.
  3. Eskelson, Bianca N.I.; Fried, J.S.; Monleon, V.J. 2015. Modeling post-fire woody carbon dynamics with data from remeasured inventory plots. In: Stanton, Sharon M.; Christensen, Glenn A., comps. 2015. Pushing boundaries: new directions in inventory techniques and applications: Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) symposium 2015. 2015 December 8 10; Portland, Oregon. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-931. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. p. 227.
  4. Fenn, M.E., J.S. Fried, H.K. Preisler, A. Bytnerowicz, S. Schilling, S. Jovan, and O. Kuegler. 2015. Remeasured FIA plots reveal tree-level diameter growth and tree mortality impacts of nitrogen deposition on California’s forests. Proceedings of the 2015 FIA Symposium. Ext. Abstr.
  5. Loreno, S., J.S. Fried, and A. Yost. 2015. Applying management modeling to assess the feasibility of accelerating landscape restoration on federal forests in eastern Oregon. Proceedings of the 2015 FIA Symposium. Ext. Abstr.
  6. Fried, J.S. and P. Meznarich. 2014. Efficient initial attacks: analysis of capacity and funding provides insights to wildfire protection planning. Science Findings 164. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 5 p.
  7. Oliver, M. and J.S. Fried. 2013. Do carbon offsets work? The role of forest management in greenhouse gas mitigation. Science Findings 155. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 5 p.
  8. Fried, J.S. and T.B. Jain. 2013. Opportunities abound for affordable mechanical fuels treatment in dry mixed-conifer forests. Western Forester (Nov/Dec) 14-16.
  9. Fried, J.S., T.B. Jain and J. Sandquist. 2013. Modeled forest inventory data suggest climate benefits from fuels management. Fire Management Today 73(2):11-14.
  10. Lee, Y., J.S. Fried, R.G. Haight, H.J, Albers. 2013. Deploying initial attack resources for wildfire suppression: spatial coordination, budget constraints, and capacity constraints. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 43(1): 56-65, 10.1139/cjfr-2011-0433.
  11. Jain, T.J., M.A. Battaglia, H.S. Han, R.T. Graham, C.R. Keyes, J.S. Fried, J.E. Sandquist. 2012. A comprehensive guide to fuel management practices for dry mixed conifer forests in the northwestern United States. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-292. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 331 p.
  12. Malmsheimer, R.W., J.L. Bowyer, J.S. Fried, E. Gee, R.L., Izlar, R.A. Miner, I.A. Munn, E. Oneil, and W.C. Stewart. 2011. Managing Forests because Carbon Matters: Integrating Energy, Products, and Land Management Policy. Journal of Forestry 109(7S):S7–S50.
  13. Melson, S., Harmon, M.E., Fried, J.S., Domingo, J. 2011. Estimates of live-tree carbon stores in the Pacific Northwest are sensitive to model selection. Carbon Balance and Management 2011, 6:2
  14. Gatziolis, D., J.S. Fried, and V. Monleon. 2010. Challenges to estimating tree-height via LiDAR in closed-canopy forests: a parable from western Oregon. Forest Science 56(2):139-155.