Chung, Woodam

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

238 Peavy Forest Science Center (PFSC)

Phone Number: 
(541) 737-8248
PhD, 2003, Forest Engineering, Oregon State University
MS, 1995, Forestry, Seoul National University, Korea
BS, 1993, Forestry, Seoul National University, Korea
Research Areas: 
  • Forest Operations Planning and Management
Research Interests: 
  • Forest Management
  • Forest Planning
  • Harvesting
Forest operations planning and management, forest biomass, forest management planning, wildland fire management


Graduate Major Advisor
Graduate Students: 
Selected Publications: 
  1. Rhee, H., J. Fridley, W. Chung, and D. Page-Dumroese. 2019. An Approach for Modeling and Quantifying Traffic-Induced Changes and Processes in Forest Road Aggregate Particle-Size Distributions. Forests 2019, 10, 769.
  2. She, J., W. Chung and H. Han. 2019. Economic and Environmental Optimization of the Forest Supply Chain for Timber and Bioenergy Production from Beetle-Killed Forests in Northern Colorado. Forests 2019, 10, 689.
  3. Green, P., W. Chung, B. Leshchinsky, J. Sessions, S. Fitzgerald, J. Wimer, T. Cushing, and J. Garland. 2019. Insight into the Productivity, Cost and Soil Impacts of Cable-assisted Harvester-forwarder Thinning in Western Oregon. Accepted. Forest Science.
  4. Garland, J., F. Belart, R. Crawford, W. Chung, T. Cushing, S. Fitzgerald, P. Green, L. Kincl, B. Leshchinsky, B. Morrissette, J. Sessions and J. Wimer. 2019. Safety in steep slope logging operations. Journal of Agromedicine 24(2):138-145, doi: 10.1080/1059924X.2019.1581115.
  5. Belart, F., B. Leshchinsky, J. Sessions, W. Chung, P. Green, J. Wimer, and B. Morrissette. 2019. Sliding stability of cable-assisted tracked equipment on steep slopes. Forest Science 65 (3): 304-311.
  6. She, J., W. Chung, and D. Kim. 2018. Discrete-Event Simulation of Ground-Based Timber Harvesting Operations. Forests 2018, 9, 683.
  7. Han, H., W. Chung, J. She, N. Anderson, and L. Wells. 2018. Productivity and Costs of Two Beetle-kill Salvage Harvesting Methods in Northern Colorado. Forests 2018, 9, 572.
  8. Marchi, E., W. Chung, R. Visser, D. Abbas, T. Nordfjell, P.S. Mederski, A. McEwan, M. Brink, and A. Laschi. 2018. Sustainable Forest Operations (SFO): A new paradigm in a changing world and climate. Science of the Total Environment 634: 1385-1397.
  9. Hogland, H., N. Anderson, and W. Chung. 2018. New Geospatial Approaches for Efficiently Mapping Forest Biomass Logistics at High Resolution over Large Areas. ISPRS Int. J. Geo-Inf. 7(4): 156.
  10. Han, H., W. Chung, L. Wells, and N. Anderson. 2018. Optimizing Biomass Feedstock Logistics for Forest Residue Processing and Transportation on a Tree-shaped Road Network. Forests 2018, 9, 121.