For general communications about the Forest Productivity project please email

Simon Ackerman

Researcher: Forest Operations Research

Forest Operations Research
University of Stellenbosch
Telephone: +27 (0) 72 6948805

Pierre Ackerman

Department Chair and Associate Prof

Department of Forest and Wood Science
Stellenbosch University
Phone: +27 21 808 3323

Ben Spong

Associate Prof and Forest Operations Extension Specialist

Division of Forestry and Natural Resources and Extension Service
West Virginia University