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One Gifford Pinchot Drive
Madison, WI 53726-2398
Phone: (608) 231-9200
Fax: (608) 231-9592
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Delton Alderman, Research Forest Products Technologist
Delton Alderman, Research Forest Products Technologist

Delton Alderman

Statistics, Life Cycle Analysis, and Economics Research
Unit: FPL-4851
Research Forest Products Technologist
301 Hardwood Lane, Suite B
Princeton, WV
United States
24740

Phone: 304-431-2734
Fax: 304-431-2772
delton.r.alderman@usda.gov

Current Research

  • Development of a mass customization or personalization model for the transfer of technology and knowledge.
  • Assessment of attributes or cues that veneer procurement personnel emphasize in veneer log procurement.
  • Assessment of attributes or cues that veneer clippers/manufacturers utilize in final clipping decisions
  • Assessment of consumer preferences among and between select U.S. and foreign hardwood species.
  • Assessment of primary and secondary manufacturers' technology transfer needs, specifically gauging interest in developing personalized technology transfer.
  • Entrepreneurial management and marketing for white pine sawmills and producers.
  • Discernment of fashion/trendsetters in the furniture and flooring industry segments for enhancing hardwood utilization.


Research Interest

  • Personalization of technology transfer
  • Personalization of furniture manufacture
  • Procurement and consumer preference effects on hardwood forest management
  • Human interaction and experience with wood products


Research Importance

NRS-01's stated goals are to promote natural resource conservation and help sustain forest-based industries and economies through research and development on resource characteristics, forest management practices, and innovative processing technologies. The research scientist's projects address these goals, as sustainable industries are congruent with and integral to forest management and healthy forests.


Education

  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (VPI), Ph.D. Wood Science and Forest Products , 2001
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (VPI), M.S. Wood Science and Forest Products , 1998
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (VPI), B.S. Forestry and Wildlife Management , 1982

Professional Experience

  • Forestry Consultant, Delton Alderman, Winston-Salem, NC 1985 - 1996
  • Procurement Forester, D T House Co. Inc, Louisburg NC 1982 - 1984

Professional Organizations

  • Forest Products Society (FPS), Member (1999 - Present)
  • American Marketing Association, (2001 - Present)
  • Society of Wood Science and Technology (SWST), (2003 - Present)
  • Society of American Foresters (SAF), (1982 - 1994)
  • Forest Products Society, Extension and Technology Transfer Technical Interest Group, Chair (2006 - 2009)
  • Forest Products Society, Marketing Technical Interest Group, Chair (2006 - 2009)
  • Forest Products Society, Membership Committee, Carolinas-Chesapeake Section, Chair And Director (2005 - 2008)

Below are the 46 US Forest Service publications sorted by year. You may re-sort the list by: Title, Date Posted, Category, Publication or Year.

Publication Year: 2022
 
Title: U.S. forest products annual market review and prospects, 2015-2021
Source: FPL-GTR-289
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2022   view abstract, download publication »
Title: United States housing brief, August 2021
Source: FPL Research Note
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2022   view abstract, download publication »
Title: United States housing brief, June 2021
Source: FPL Research Note
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2022   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2021
 
Title: Status and trends for the U.S. forest products sector: a technical document supporting the Forest Service 2020 RPA Assessment
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-258. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station
Author(s) Brandeis, Consuelo ; Taylor, Marcus ; Abt, Karen L.; Alderman, Delton ; Buehlmann, Urs
Year: 2021   view abstract, download publication »
Title: United States Housing Brief, April 2021
Source: FPL Research Note
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2021   view abstract, download publication »
Title: United States Housing Brief, August 2020
Source: FPL-RN-0393
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2021   view abstract, download publication »
Title: United States Housing Brief, December 2020
Source: FPL-RN-0398
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2021   view abstract, download publication »
Title: United States Housing Brief, February 2021
Source: FS Research Note
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2021   view abstract, download publication »
Title: United States housing brief, January 2021
Source: FPL-RN-0399
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2021   view abstract, download publication »
Title: United States Housing Brief, March 2021
Source: FPL Research Note
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2021   view abstract, download publication »
Title: United States Housing Brief, May 2021
Source: FS Research Note
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2021   view abstract, download publication »
Title: United States Housing Brief, November 2020
Source: FPL-RN-0396
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2021   view abstract, download publication »
Title: United States Housing Brief, October 2020
Source: FPL-RN-0395
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2021   view abstract, download publication »
Title: United States Housing Brief, September 2020
Source: FPL-RN-0394
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2021   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2020
 
Title: Economic overview and policies
Source: book chapter
Author(s) Fernholz, Kathryn; Alderman, Delton; Novoselov, Igor; Palacin, Jose
Year: 2020   view abstract, download publication »
Title: United States housing brief, April 2020
Source: Res. Note FPL-RN-0381. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 1-8.
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2020   view abstract, download publication »
Title: United States housing brief, February 2020
Source: Res. Note. FPL-RN-0379. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory: 1-8.
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2020   view abstract, download publication »
Title: United States Housing Brief, January 2020
Source: Research Note FPL-RN-0378. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 6 p.
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2020   view abstract, download publication »
Title: United States housing brief, July 2020
Source: Res. Note FPL-RN-0391. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 6 p.
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2020   view abstract, download publication »
Title: United States housing brief, June 2020
Source: Res. Note FPL-RN-0390. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory: 1-8.
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2020   view abstract, download publication »
Title: United States housing brief, March 2020
Source: Res. Note FPL-RN-0380. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 1-8.
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2020   view abstract, download publication »
Title: United States housing brief, May 2020
Source: Res. Note FPL-RN-0389. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory: 1-8.
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2020   view abstract, download publication »
Title: United States housing brief, November 2018
Source: Res. Note FPL-RN-0370. Madison, WI: US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 1-8.
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2020   view abstract, download publication »
Title: United States housing brief, October 2018
Source: Res. Note FPL-RN-0369. Madison, WI: US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 1-8.
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2020   view abstract, download publication »
Title: United States housing brief, September 2018
Source: Res. Note FPL-RN-0368. Madison, WI: US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 1-8.
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2020   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2019
 
Title: Housing and construction, 2018-2019
Source: UNECE/FAO Forest Products Annual Market Review, 2018-2019. Geneva Timber and Forest Study Paper 48, ECE/TIM/ SP/48. United Nations Publications, New York and Geneva. 15 p.
Author(s) Alderman, D.
Year: 2019   view abstract, download publication »
Title: United States housing brief, July 2018
Source: Res. Note FPL-RN-0365. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory: 1-6.
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2019   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2018
 
Title: Housing and construction
Source: In: UNECE/FAO forest products annual market review 2017-2018. United Nations: 117-127. Chapter 10.
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2018   view abstract, download publication »
Title: United States housing brief, April 2018
Source: Res. Note FPL-RN-361. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 1-8.
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2018   view abstract, download publication »
Title: United States housing brief, August 2017
Source: Research Note. FPL-RN-0353. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 8 p.
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2018   view abstract, download publication »
Title: United States housing brief, December 2017
Source: Research Note FPL-RN-0357. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 1-8.
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2018   view abstract, download publication »
Title: United States housing brief, February 2018
Source: Res. Note FPL-RN-0359. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 1-8.
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2018   view abstract, download publication »
Title: United States housing brief, January 2018
Source: Research Note FPL-RN-0358. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 1-8.
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2018   view abstract, download publication »
Title: United States housing brief, June 2018
Source: Res. Note FPL-RN-0363. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory: 1-8.
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2018   view abstract, download publication »
Title: United States housing Brief, March 2018
Source: Res. Note FPL-RN-0360. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 1-8.
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2018   view abstract, download publication »
Title: United States housing brief, May 2018
Source: Res. Note FPL-RN-0362. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 8 p.
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2018   view abstract, download publication »
Title: United States housing brief, November 2017
Source: Research Note FPL-RN-0355. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 1-8.
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2018   view abstract, download publication »
Title: United States housing brief, September 2017
Source: Research Note. FPL-RN-0354. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 8 p.
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2018   view abstract, download publication »
Title: United States housing, fourth quarter 2014
Source: Res. Note FPL-RN-0352. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 1-20.
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2018   view abstract, download publication »
Title: United States housing, third quarter 2014
Source: Research Note FPL-RN-0351. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 1-20.
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2018   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2017
 
Title: Chapter 11: housing and construction
Source: In: Forest products annual market review 2016-2017. Geneva, Switzerland: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. 15p.
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2017   view abstract, download publication »
Title: United States housing, fourth quarter 2013
Source: Research Note, FPL-RN-0345. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 15 p.
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2017   view abstract, download publication »
Title: United States housing, second quarter 2013
Source: Research Note, FPL-RN-0342. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture. Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 15 p.
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2017   view abstract, download publication »
Title: United States housing, third quarter 2013
Source: Research Note, FPL-RN-0344. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture. Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 15 p.
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2017   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2015
 
Title: Housing and construction chapter 11
Source: UNECE/FAO Forest Products Annual Market Review, 2014-2015
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2015   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2014
 
Title: Housing and construction
Source: In: Forest products annual market review 2013-2014, Geneva timber and forest study. Geneva, Switzerland: United Nations Geneva: 113-125. Chapter 11.
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2014   view abstract, download publication »
 
Publication Year: 2017
Historically, U.S. housing construction and sales have been a major component of U.S. gross domestic product (GDP).
Highlight ID: 1288
Housing markets are critical to the wood products industry

U.S. and international housing markets are critical to the wood products industry, as new single-family units consume more value-added wood products than any other wood consuming sector. ...