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Doland Nichols

BSc(Oregon), MSc(forestry)(Purdue), PhD(NthArizona)

Associate Professor

Faculty of Science and Engineering

02 6620 3492
SCU, Lismore
Doland Nichols


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J. Doland Nichols first began working in forestry in the Douglas fir forests of western Oregon, as an employee of the US Forest Service. He then spent six years in Costa Rica, as Peace Corps forestry volunteer, researcher and teacher. He completed a Masters degree on the ecology and silviculture of a native Central American tree Terminalia amazonia, and in Ghana West Africa did studies on the ecology and management of Milicia excelsa for a PhD. He is interested in rainforest tree ecology and continues to work with colleagues and students in long-term rainforest trials at Border Ranges National Park.

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