Forest Biometrics Research Institute

Forest Biometrics Research Institute

The Science of Forest Measurement



It is with overwhelming sadness that we inform you of the passing of Dr. James D. Arney on June 14, 2021, due to a medical condition. Jim was the founder and driving force behind FBRI since its inception in 2002.  He will be missed tremendously as he was our colleague, friend, mentor, and leader.

What is Forest Biometrics?

Forest Biometrics is the science of forest (Bio) measurement (metrics).  It encompasses the quantification of characteristics of trees and vegetation, insects, disease, wildlife, topography, soils, and climate.
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What is Forest Projection System (FPS) software?

The Forest Projection and Planning System (FPS) can help you to analyze your forest inventory, grow your inventory, determine sustained yield, and calculate financial return.
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What is the Forest Biometrics Research Institute (FBRI)?

The Forest Biometrics Research Institute (FBRI) is a non-profit public research corporation dedicated to sustainable and scientifically based forest management.
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FBRI Tech Support & Staff Members

Technical Support
Contact Tech Support at (971) 940-2409 or by using the Contact Us page for help with your FPS software.
Click here for a full list of FBRI staff members.
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