SOMENS Achievement Award

"SOMENS Achievement Award" honors scientiests that contributed significantly to quantitative southern forestry. The award aims at senior researchers that are associated with the Southern Mensurationists group and have shaped the forest research of/from the southern region of the USA. The award is given only once to an individual. The first recipientof the award (year 2013) was Dr. Burkhart from Virginia Tech.

SOMENS Committee

Harold Burkhart, Virginia Tech
John Paul McTague, Rayonier
Phil Radtke, Virginia Tech
Christina Staudhammer, University of Alabama
Bogdan Strimbu, Louisiana Tech University


Please nominate the most suited person for the award, based on your knowledge, then click Submit. Please make the selection only once, as each time the Submit button is presed a new vote is casted.




  • Quantitative Management
  • Plantation Management
  • Computational Forestry
  • Inventory Issues
  • Growth and Yield Modeling
  • Data and databases
  • Harvest scheduling
  • GIS applications

Important dates

  • Call for Abstracts: Aug 10, 2014
  • Abstract Deadline: Oct 1, 2014
  • Early registration deadline: Oct 1, 2014
  • Hotel reservation: Oct 19, 2014