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educator , Forestry researcher

William John Ripple, American forestry researcher, educator. Active Corvallis Folklore Society, treasurer, 1988-1991. Fellow American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (Presidential Citation for Meritorious Service 1987, 88, 90), Columbia River Region (treasurer 1987-1988, vice president 1988-1989, president 1989-1990).

Background

Ripple, William John was born on March 10, 1952 in Yankton, South Dakota, United States. Son of John Franklin and Margaret (Sondergroth) Ripple.

Education

Bachelor of Science, South Dakota State University, 1974. Master of Science, University Idaho, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, Oregon State University, 1984.

Career

Geographer South Dakota State Planning Bureau, Pierre, 1977-1981. Research associate Oregon State University, Corvallis, 1984-1988. Assistant professor Forest Resources Department Oregon State University, 1988-1992.

Associate professor forest resources department Oregon State University, since 1992. Director Environmental Remote Sensing Applications Laboratory Oregon State University, Corvallis, since 1988. Consultant United States General Accounting Office, Washington, 1989.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: geographic information system or geographical information science for Resource Management, 1987, Fundamentals of geographic information system or geographical information science, 1989, The geographic information system or geographical information science Applications Book, 1994. Contributor articles to professional journal.

Membership

Active Corvallis Folklore Society, treasurer, 1988-1991. Fellow American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (Presidential Citation for Meritorious Service 1987, 88, 90), Columbia River Region (treasurer 1987-1988, vice president 1988-1989, president 1989-1990).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Hiking, biking, bird watching, folk music.

Connections

father:
John Franklin Ripple

mother:
Margaret (Sondergroth) Ripple