Dr. Curtis Lee VanderSchaaf

Dr. Curtis Lee VanderSchaaf

Title

  • Assistant Professor

Contact Information

clv127@msstate.edu
Office: 601-857-2284
Central Mississippi Research and Extension Center

Overview

Education

  • Virginia Tech University, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Forest Biometrics
  • University of Idaho, Master of Science (M.S.), Forest Management
  • Stephen F. Austin State University, Bachelor of Science (B.S.) , Forest Management

Publications

Year Publications
2022

VanderSchaaf, C., Kushla, J. D. 2022. Comparing 16-year-old shortleaf and loblolly pine growth and yield on a north Mississippi afforested site. Reforesta 14:9-18.

2022

Mechergui, T., Pardos, M., VanderSchaaf, C. L., Boussaidi, N., Kumar Jhariya, M., Banerjee, A. 2022. Feasibility of using orange wattle (Acacia cyanophylla Lindl.) compost as an organic growing medium for the production of cork oak (Quercus suber L.) seedlings. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 22:3507-3517.

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2021

VanderSchaaf, C., McConnell, E., Tanger, S. M. 2021. Estimated impacts of Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) on ash timber supply in Texas. Journal of Forestry 119:45-61.

2021

Tanger, S. M., Blazier, M. A., Holley, A. G., McConnell, E., VanderSchaaf, C., Clason, T. R., KC, D. 2021. Financial performance of diverse levels of early competition suppression and pre-commercial thinning on loblolly pine stand development. New Forests 52:217-235.

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2020

McConnell, E., Crosby, M., Holderieath, J., VanderSchaaf, C. 2020. Financial assessment of future stand conditions required to recover the opportunity costs of a north Louisiana streamside management zone. Forest Products Journal 70(1):39-49.

2020

VanderSchaaf, C., 2020. Predictive ability of mixed-effects height-diameter models fit using one species but calibrated for another species. Forest Science 66:14-24.

2019

McConnell, E., VanderSchaaf, C., Tanger, S. M. 2019. Potential Changes to Louisiana Hardwood Timber Industry Economic Contributions Following Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Invasion: An Input-Output Approach. Journal of Economic Entomology 112(6):2751-2760.

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2019

McConnell, E., VanderSchaaf, C., Holderieath, J., Crosby, M. 2019. Adequacy of timber trespass civil awards: A Louisiana case study. Journal of Forestry 117(6):533-542.

2018

VanderSchaaf, C., Huang, S., McConnell, E., Trincado, G., Yang, Y. 2018. Mixed-effects height-diameter models for pine plantations in northern Florida and Georgia. Florida Scientist 81:157-169.

2018

VanderSchaaf, C., 2018. Using Bayesian methodology to incorporate personal knowledge when estimating average tons per acre of loblolly pine plantations. Forestry Research and Engineering: International Journal 2:140-147.

2018

VanderSchaaf, C., Blazier, M., McConnell, E., Adams, J. P. 2018. Determining unthinned shortleaf pine plantation economic rotation ages in the Western Gulf. Forestry Research and Engineering: International Journal 2(3):132-138.

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2018

McConnell, E., VanderSchaaf, C., Tanger, S. M. 2018. Potential losses in Louisiana hardwood sawtimber economic contributions after Emerald Ash Borer invasion. Louisiana Agriculture

2017

South, D. B., VanderSchaaf, C. 2017. Should forest regeneration studies have more replications?. Reforesta 3:19-30.

2017

VanderSchaaf, C., Holley, G., Adams, J. 2017. Using double-sampling techniques to reduce the number of measurement trees during forest inventories. Reforesta 3:31-40.

2016

VanderSchaaf, C., Holley, G., Arends, A., Adams, J., Deckard, D. 2016. Comparing economic returns of red pine plantation thinning scenarios using Forest Vegetation Simulator (FVS). The Minnesota Academy of Science Journal 80:1-11.

2015

Russell, M. B., D'Amato, A. W., Albers, M. A., Woodall, C. W., Puettmann, K. J., Saunders, M. R., VanderSchaaf, C. 2015. Performance of the Forest Vegetation Simulator in managed white spruce plantations influenced by eastern spruce budworm in northern Minnesota. Forest Science 61:723-730.

2015

VanderSchaaf, C., 2015. Using Forest Inventory and Analysis plots to estimate sample sizes for alternative inventory methods. Forest Science 61:535-539.

2014

VanderSchaaf, C., 2014. Mixed-effects height-diameter models for ten conifers in the inland Northwest, USA. Southern Forests 76:1-9.

2013

VanderSchaaf, C., 2013. Mixed-effects height-diameter models for commercially and ecologically important hardwoods in Minnesota. Northern Journal of Applied Forestry 30:37-42.

2013

VanderSchaaf, C., 2013. Practical implications of projecting a horizontal angle in a non-horizontal manner to diameter at breast height. Northern Journal of Applied Forestry 30:188-190.

2012

Meng, S. X., Huang, S., VanderSchaaf, C., Yang, Y., Trincado, G. 2012. Accounting for serial correlation and its impact on forecasting ability of a fixed- and mixed-effects basal area model: a case study. European Journal of Forest Research 131:541-552.

2012

VanderSchaaf, C., Burkhart, H. E. 2012. Development of planting density-specific density management diagrams for loblolly pine. Southern Journal of Applied Forestry 36:126-129.

2012

VanderSchaaf, C., 2012. Mixed-effects height-diameter models for commercially and ecologically important conifers in Minnesota. Northern Journal of Applied Forestry 29:15-20.

2012

South, D. B., Johnson, E. E., Hainds, M. J., VanderSchaaf, C. 2012. Restoring longleaf pine on an agricultural site by planting alternating rows of slash pine: a case study. Southern Journal of Applied Forestry 36:118-125.

Extension Publications

Year Publications
2022

VanderSchaaf, C., 2022. Forest Seedling Availability from In-State and Regional Nurseries, 2022-2023. Mississippi State University Extension Service

2022

VanderSchaaf, C., 2022. Obtaining Biomass/Volume/Carbon Estimates Using EVALIDator Version 2.0.3. Mississippi State University Extension Service

2022

VanderSchaaf, C., 2022. An Approach to Explaining Confidence Intervals When Estimating Average Values. Mississippi State University Extension Service

2022

VanderSchaaf, C., 2022. Quick Estimates of Carbon in Loblolly Pine Plantations Using Carbon-Basal Area Ratios. Mississippi State University Extension Service

2022

Maggard, A., VanderSchaaf, C. 2022. Forest Carbon Markets and Programs. Alabama Cooperative Extension System

2021

VanderSchaaf, C. L. 2021. What Forest Growth and Yield Modeling Is, and How it Might Be Useful to Landowners and Managers. Mississippi State University Extension Service

2021

Kushla, J. D., VanderSchaaf, C. 2021. Forest Seedling Availability from In-State and Regional Nurseries, 2021-2022. Mississippi State University Extension Service

Graduate Students

    Society Memberships

    • Society of American Foresters
    • Xi Sigma Pi