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I study the influence of management practices and ecophysiological factors on wood properties and potential value of forest products. I lead an integrated approach currently focused on the resource assessment of Coastal second-growth forests.
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Education and awards
B.Sc. in Forestry, University ‘Transilvania’ of Brasov, Romania.
Ph.D. in Forest Biology and Management, University of Alberta.
Dissertation Fellowship, University of Alberta, 2005-2006.
Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Scholarship, University of Alberta, 2003-2005.
Desmond I Crossley Memorial Scholarship, University of Alberta, 2002-2003.
- Filipescu, C.N.; Lowell, E.C.; Koppenaal, R.; Mitchell, A.K. 2014. Modeling regional and climatic variation of wood density and ring width in intensively managed Douglas-fir. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 44: Page 220 - Page 229. doi:10.1139/cjfr-2013-0275.
- Cortini, F.; Groot, A.; Filipescu, C.N. 2013. Models of the longitudinal distribution of ring area as a function of tree and stand attributes for four major Canadian conifers. Annals of Forest Science : 70: 637 - 648. doi:10.1007/s13595-013-0305-9.
- Cruickshank, M.G.; Filipescu, C.N. 2012. Allometries of coarse tree, stem, and crown measures in Douglas-fir are altered by Armillaria root disease. Botany 90: 711 - 721. doi:10.1139/B2012-040.
- Filipescu, C.N.; Groot, A.; MacIsaac, D.M.; Cruickshank, M.G.; Stewart, J.D. 2012. Prediction of diameter using height and crown attributes: a case study. Western Journal of Applied Forestry 27: 30 - 35.
- Cortini, F.; Filipescu, C.N.; Groot, A.; MacIsaac, D.M.; Nunifu, T. 2011. Regional models of diameter as a function of individual tree attributes, climate and site characteristics for six major tree species in Alberta. Forests 2: 814-831. doi:10.3390/f2040814.