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College of Natural Resources

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Glenn Catts

Director of CNR Forest Operations

Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources

Jordan Hall Addition 5219


Area(s) of Expertise

Hydrological and Time-Series Modeling, Biomass Energy Markets


B.S. University of Delaware (1978)
M.S. North Carolina State University (1984)
Ph.D. North Carolina State University (1992)

Research, Education and Demonstration Interests

Development of an accurate 3-D hydrological model of Hofmann Forest; creation of a 3-D time series of Hofmann Forest stereo image models; valuation of ecosystem services in a land management portfolio for sustainable landscapes; development of biomass energy markets in eastern North Carolina & reduction of wildfire risk.


Although I am not tenured faculty, I am on the GIS and graduate faculty and through the years I have taught, and continue to teach classes in a variety of courses:

NR 100/FOR110 Introduction to Natural Resources/Forestry
NR 400/500 Natural Resource Management
FOR 353/553 Air Photo Interpretation and Photogrammetry
FOR 405 Forest Management
FOR 422/522 Consulting Forestry
FOR 434/534 Forest Operations and Analysis
FOR536/NR536 Introduction to Visual Basic for GIS
FOR 734 Advanced Forest Management Planning
Special Topics Courses (NR595): Plantation Economics, and Wetland Mitigation Banking


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