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Jeff Hamann

Jeff Hamann
President and CEO, Forest Informatics

Website | @forufus

Dr. Jeff Hamann, president of Forest Informatics is obsessed with, analyzing data from, developing tools for, and presenting collaborative, geek-friendly stories and solutions for forests, foresters, and forest owners.

He has developed econometrics and forest simulation packages for the R statistical computing environment, has authored a book for the Use-R series from Springer called "Forest Analytics with R’’, and loves to combine the incongruent worlds of tech, humans, and everything that separates them.

He holds a Bachelors of Science in Forestry from Humboldt State University, and an MS and PhD, in Forest Biometrics and Forest Engineering from Oregon State University.

His passions include Forest Management, Operations Research, Computer Science, Geographic Information Systems, Financial Analysis, and of course Open Source Software.


Jeff Hamann (Forest Informatics)
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Learn how to cobble together a PostgreSQL database, install a few handy R packages, a pinch of language extensions, and a handful of publicly available data to generate a forest monitoring platform to help landscape managers make better decisions using basic design-engineering paradigms to perform quick trade-off analyses. Read more.