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Ryer Becker

Ryer Becker

Ph.D. Student

Department of Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences

Ryer is currently working with Dr. Rob Keefe in the Forest Operations Research Lab exploring the integration of real-time GNSS-based and wearable technologies for data collection, transfer and analysis for forest operations logistics and worker safety applications.


  • M.S., Natural Resources, University of Idaho, 2017
  • B.S., Forest Operations, Paul Smith's College, 2014
  • B.S., Ecological Forest Management, Paul Smith's College, 2014
  • A.A.S., Forest Technology, Paul Smith's College, 2013

Selected Publications:

  • Becker RM, Keefe RF, Anderson NM. 2017. Use of real-time GNSS-RF data to characterize the swing movements of forestry equipment. Forests. 8(2):44.

Awards & Honors:

  • John Mandzak Award - 2018
  • SAF Forest Science and Technology Board Student Presentation Award - 2015
  • College of Natural Resources Research Poster Competition Winner - 2015

Research Interests:

  • Forest Operations
  • Remote Sensing

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Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences

Physical Address:
975 W. 6th Street
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1133
Moscow, ID 83844-1133

Phone: 208-885-7952


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