Volker Radeloff

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Russell Labs
1630 Linden Drive
Madison, WI 53706
Phone: 608-263-4349
E-mail: radeloff@wisc.edu

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Conservation biology, biodiversity, remote sensing, GIS



Degree Institution Major Field Granted
Diploma in Geography University of Trier, Germany Physical geography and remote sensing 1994
M.Sc. Edingburgh University GIS 1995
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison Forest and landscape ecology 1998

Professional Experience

Institution Title Specialization Years
UW-Madison Postdoctoral Fellow Landscape modeling 1999-2000
UW-Madison Assistant Professor Forest Biometry 2000-2005
UW-Madison Associate Professor Forest Biometry 2006-2010
UW-Madison Full Professor Forest Biometry 2011-present

Society/Professional Memberships

Ecological Society of America (ESA)
Society for Conservation Biology (SCB)


You can learn more about Prof. Radeloff’s research in the Research section of Prof. Radeloff’s lab website

Courses Taught

FWE 300 Forest Biometry – Basic concepts of statistical inference and sampling theory as applied to forestry. Estimation of tree and forest characteristics. Use of aerial photographs; principles of data processing; information gathering and decision making under uncertainty. 

FWE 658 Forest Resources Practicum – Field training and experience; exposure to forestry operations, equipment, procedures, and management problems. 


You can learn more about Prof. Radeloff’s publications at the following sites: