Hatten, Jeff

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

234 Peavy Forest Science Center (PFSC)

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
Selected Publications: 
  1. McLauchlan, K. P. Higuera, J. Miesel, B. Rogers, J. Schweitzer, J. Shuman, A. Tepley, J. Varner, T. Veblen, S. Adalsteinsson, P. Baker, J. Balch, E. Batllori Presas, E. Bigio, P. Brando, M. Cattau, M. Chipman, J. Coen, R. Crandall, L. Daniels, N. Enright, W. Gross, B. Harvey, J. Hatten, S. Hermann, R. Hewitt, L. Kobziar, J. Landesmann, M.M. Loranty, S.Y. Maezumi, L. Mearns, M. Moritz, J. Myers, J. Pausas, A. Pellegrini, W. Platt, J. Roozeboom, H. Safford, F. Santos, R. Scheller, R. Sherriff, K. Smith, M. Smith, A. Watts. 2020. Fire as a fundamental ecological process: research advances and frontiers. Journal of Ecology 108 (5): 2047-2069. doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.13403
  2. Matosziuk, L., J.A. Hatten, A. Gallo, K. Heckman, K.D. Bladon, D. Ruud, L.E. Nave, B.D. Strahm, T. Weiglein, M. SanClements, J. Egan, and M. Bowman. 2020. Fire Effects on Soil Organic Matter in a Southern Appalachian Hardwood Forest. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change 3. doi.org/10.3389/ffgc.2020.00006
  3. Segura, C., K.D. Bladon, J.A. Hatten, J.A. Jones, and V.C. Hale. 2020. Long-term effects of forest harvesting on summer low flow deficits and annual water yield in the Oregon Coast Range: Alsea Watershed Study Revisited. Journal of Hydrology 585 (124749). doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2020.124749
  4. Holub, S. and J.A. Hatten. 2019. Soil carbon storage in Douglas-fir forests of western Oregon and Washington before and after modern timber harvesting practices. Soil Science Society of America Journal 83(s1) S175-S186. doi: 10.2136/sssaj2018.09.0354
  5. 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: 1-11. doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2019.04.009
  6. 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
  7. 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

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