Vorstand am Institut für Waldbau: 1991-1996          

Karl J. Stoszek

Date and place of birth: August 22, 1935 in Buenos Aires/Argentina
Citizenship: USA


Diploma in Business Administration; Junior College of Business Administration(Commercial Academy) in Orlova/Czechoslovakia

Teaching Assistant in wildlife management and forest protection, School of Forestry, Agriculture and Forestry University, Brno/Czechoslovakia.

Diploma Engineer of Forestry (B.S. and M.S. degree equivalent) with thesis on economicand organizational evaluation of logging systems in mountain terrain. School of Forestryat the Agricultural University in Brno/Czechoslovakia

1959 and 1962-63
Forest Management Planner with the Institute of Forest Management Planning,Prague/Czechoslovakia. Responsibilities included design of short- and long-termforest management plans for industrial forest enterprises; this included soil-vegetation classification, stand inventorization, and planning of reforestation,stand improvement and harvest-cut practices on a sustained yield, even-flow basis.

Research Coordinator and Documentation Specialist for the Forest and WildlifeManagement Research Institute, Zbraslav/Czechoslovakia. Responsibilities included coordination of forestry research activities among forestry research organizations within "Eastern-Block Nations" and forestry extension.

Land Surveyor for T. Schley, Civil Engineer in Solvang / California.

Graduate Research Assistant, Entomology Department, Oregon State University in Corvallis/Oregon.

Research Scientist, project leader in forest protection, Weyerhaeuser Forestry Research Centerin Centralia/Washington. Responsibilities included (1) designing and conducting researchon pest problems of intensively managed forest cultures with focus on impact assessmentand silvicultural prevention of pest damage (topics included: western pine-shoot borerin ponderosa pine plantations, spruce weevil in sitka spruce plantations, bark beetlesand thinnings, nursery pest problems, and cone and seed insects), (2) extension servicein protection – silviculture to forestry personnel in Weyerhaeuser operations and (3) servingas liaison on forest protection matters with public agencies and other corporate entities.

Silviculturist for Weyerhaeuser Corporation in East Oregan Region, Klamath Falls/Oregon.Responsibilities included planning of reforestation and stand improvement practicesfor four hundred thousand acres of forest land in western pine-mixed conifer types,5 to 8 thousand acres planted yearly, about 14,000 acres of P.C. thinnings annuallyand about 20,000 acres per year fertilized with urea.

Ph.D. degree; major in entomology, minors in silviculture and plant ecology.
Thesis: Bark Beetle – Host Tree Relationships. Oregon State University, Corvallis/Oregon.

Professor of Silviculture and Forest Protection; Forestry Resources Department,College of Forestry, Wildlife and Range Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow/Idaho.

since 1977
Forestry Consultant (Ecosylvan Co.)

Professor of Forest Resources

Senior Forest Scientist, synthesis and integration U.S. Environmental ProtectionAngency´s project of the acidic deposition forest response progrqam at the Environmental Research Laboratory (EPA-U of I cooperative agreement) in Corvallis/Oregon.

o. Prof and Head of Institute of Silviculture, University of Agricultural Sciences, Vienna.


Stoszek, K.J. and J.A. Rudinsky. 1966. Injury of Douglas-fir trees by maturation feeding of the Douglas-fir Hylesinus, Pseudohylesinus nebulosus (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) in Western Oregon. Canad. Entom. Vol. 99, No. 3.

Stoszek, K.J. 1977. Factors influencing tree and stand susceptibility to Douglas-fir tussock moth attacks. ESA Symposium. The DFTM R & D Program. Bull. Ent. Soc. Am. Vol. 23, No. 3.

Spomer, G. and K.J. Stoszek. 1978. Comparison of water potential in bole and needle tissues of lodgepole pine. Can. J. For. Res. 8:439-441.

Stoszek, K.J., P.G. Mika, J.A. Moore and H.L. Osborne. 1981. Relationships of Douglas-fir tussock moth defoliations to site and stand characteristics in northern Idaho. For. Sci. Vol. 27, No. 3: 431-441.

Stoszek, K.J., R.C. Chapman and H.J. McCarthy. 1986. Applied silviculture, stand structure and stocking studies. In Forest Management Inventories Handbook. Bureau of Insian Affairs, Portland/Oregon, Chapter 9. 69 pp.

Stoszek, K.J. 1988. Prospect for management prevention of disturbances in forests of the mountain west. USDA Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station, General Technical Report INT-243, p. 267-274.

Stoszek, K.J. 1988. Forests under stress and insect outbreaks. Northwest Environmental Journal, 4:247-261.

Stoszek, K.J. 1990. Managing change through adaptive forestry. Focus on Research at College of FWR, University of Idaho, Moscow/Idaho.

Stoszek, K.J. 1992. Adaptiver Waldumbau. ÖFZ 4/1992. S. 12-13.

Stoszek, K.J. 1992. Adaptive Waldbewirtschaftung. ÖFZ 4/1992. S.14-16.

Kuran G., K.J. Stoszek and R. Klumpp. 1995. Waldbauliche Sanierung bei Dauergradation der Kleinen Fichtenblattwespe. ÖFZ 3/1995. S.47-49.