Eddie Bevilacqua | Forest and Natural Resources Management | SUNY-ESF
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Eddie BevilacquaProfessor and Undergraduate Coordinator

Eddie Bevilacqua

301 Bray Hall
1 Forestry Drive
Syracuse, NY 13210


Current Graduate Advisees

Graduate Advisees

Carol LavelleCarol Lavelle

  • Degree Sought: MF in Forest Management & Operations
  • Graduate Advisor(s): Bevilacqua

William McCallWilliam McCall

  • Degree Sought: MPS
  • Graduate Advisor(s): Bevilacqua
  • Area of Study: Monitoring, Analysis, and Modeling

Abishek PoudelAbishek Poudel

  • Degree Sought: PHD
  • Graduate Advisor(s): Bevilacqua
  • Area of Study: Natural Resources Mgt
  • Undergraduate Institution: Tribhuwan University (Forestry)
  • Previous Graduate Study: Lincoln University of Mo (Environmental Science)

Personal Statement
My research interest lies in conservation and management of natural resources through application of UAS (Unmanned Aerial System) and Geo-Spatial Information System.

Graduate Research Topic (MS)
Quantifying stand structure and dynamics of a white oak plantation in Central Missouri

Robert RutherfordRobert Rutherford

  • Degree Sought: MS
  • Graduate Advisor(s): Bevilacqua
  • Area of Study: Monitoring, Analysis, and Modeling

Jeffrey StephensJeffrey Stephens

  • Degree Sought: PHD
  • Graduate Advisor(s): Bevilacqua
  • Area of Study: Natural Resources Mgt

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Highest Education

Ph.D., University of Toronto (Forest Biometrics), 1999.

Areas of Study

Tree and forest measurements, Forest growth and yield modelling, Geographic Information Systems, Applied Statistics, Tree-ring analysis.

Current teaching assignments

Selected list of Publications

  • 2018, Nyland, R; Nystrom, L; Kiernan, D; Bevilacqua, E. Assessing Small-stem Density in Northern Hardwood Selection System Stands. Canadian Journal of Forest Researchhttps://doi.org/10.1139/cjfr-2018-0192

  • 2018. Jayasuriya, M., R.H. Germain, and E. Bevilacqua. Stumpage Opportunity Cost of Riparian Management Zones on Headwater Streams in Northern Hardwood Timberlands. Forestry Sciencehttps://doi.org/10.1093/forsci/fxy035

  • 2017. Wason, J., E. Bevilacqua and M. Dovciak. Climates on the move: Implications of climate warming for species distributions in mountains of the northeastern United States. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology.246: 272-280. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2017.05.019

  • 2016. Pinkoski, C., R.H. Germain, and E. Bevilacqua. The Expanding Rural Residential Landscape:  A Case Study of Land Use Change in the Catskill Region of New York State. Journal of Conservation Planning. 12: 29-40. (pdf link

  • 2016. Allen, D.C., J.L. Dalton, Nyland, R.D., and E. Bevilacqua. Response of the Sugar Maple Borer to Ice-Damaged Sugar Maple in Three Northern Hardwood Stands. Forestry Chronicle. 92(2): 183-188, https://doi.org/10.5558/tfc2016-037.

  • 2016. Nyland, R.D., J.L. Dalton, D.C. Allen and E. Bevilacqua. Response of ice-damaged northern hardwood stands in northern New York. Forestry Chronicle. 92(1): 77-89, https://doi.org/10.5558/tfc2016-020.

  • 2016. Pandit, K., E. Bevilacqua, G. Moutrakis, and R. Malmsheimer. Spatial Analysis of Forest Crimes in Mark Twain National Forest, MissouriJournal of Geospatial Applications in Natural Resources. 1(1): 39-53.

  • 2015. Abdulai, H., R. Hussein, E. Bevilacqua and M. Storrings. GIS Based Mapping and Analysis of Municipal Solid Waste Collection System in Wa, Ghana. Journal of Geographic Information System, 7:85-94. https://doi.org/10.4236/jgis.2015.72008

  • 2013. Tumwebaze, S., E. Bevilacqua, R. Brigss, and T. Volk. Allometric biomass equations for tree species used in agroforestry systems in Uganda. Agroforestry Systems. 87(4): 781-795. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10457-013-9596-y 

  • 2013. Bueno-López, S.W., and E. Bevilacqua. Diameter growth prediction for individual Pinus occidentalis Sw. trees. iForest – Biogeosciences and Forestry. 6: 209-216. https://doi.org/10.3832/ifor0843-006

  • 2012. Bueno-López, S.W.,and E. Bevilacqua. Nonlinear mixed approaches to estimating merchantable bole volume for different utilization standards for Pinus occidentalis in “La Sierra”, Dominican Republic. iForest – Biogeosciences and Forestry. 5: 247-254. https://doi.org/10.3832/ifor0630-005

  • 2012. Tumwebaze, S., E. Bevilacqua, R. Briggs, and T. Volk. Soil organic carbon under the linear simultaneous agroforestry system. Agroforestry Systems. 84(1): 11-23. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10457-011-9448-6

  • 2011. Kiernan, D., E. Bevilacqua, and R.D. Nyland. Predicting sugar maple mortality in managed uneven-aged northern hardwood stands. Northern Journal of Applied Forestry. 29(1): 43-4.  (pdf link)

  • 2011. Bueno, S. and E. Bevilacqua. Developing a diameter-distribution prediction system for Pinus occidentalis in La Sierra, Dominican Republic. Revista Chapingo Serie Ciencias Forestales y del Ambiente. 17(1): 115-132.