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USDA Utilization of Southern Forest Resources Research Work Unit

The mission of the Utilization of Southern Forest Resources Research Work Unit is to define and apply chemistry, materials science, forest management, and engineering principles to the characterization and utilization of southern forest resources for maximum societal benefits with minimal environmental consequences. The Blacksburg team is currently focusing on research in the areas of green building, pallet repair and recycling, and urban tree monitoring.

    U.S. Department of Agriculture
    U.S. Forest Service
    Southern Research Station

  •     Headshot of Philip A. Araman
  • Philip A. Araman
  • Adjunct Professor, Forest Service
  • (540) 231-5341
  • paraman@vt.edu
  • Brooks Forest Products Center (0503)
    USDA Forest Service
    Blacksburg, VA 24060

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