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Madison, WI 53726-2398
Phone: (608) 231-9200
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Delton Alderman, Research Forest Products Technologist
Delton Alderman, Research Forest Products Technologist

Delton Alderman

Forest Products Marketing Unit
Unit: FPL-TMU
Research Forest Products Technologist
301 Hardwood Lane, Suite B
Princeton, WV
United States
24740

Phone: 304-431-2734
Fax: 304-431-2772
dalderman@fs.fed.us

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, Member (1999 - Present)
  • American Marketing Association, (2001 - Present)
  • Society of Wood Science and Technology (SWST), (2003 - Present)
  • Society of American Foresters, (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 41 US Forest Service publications sorted by year. You may re-sort the list by: Title, Date Posted, Category, Publication or Year.

Publication Year: 2018
 
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, 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, 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: Recent Developments in US Hardwood Lumber Markets and Linkages to Housing Construction
Source: Current Forestry Reports
Author(s) Buehlmann, Urs; Bumgardner, Matthew; 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: 2016
 
Title: 

United States housing, 2013


Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Research Note FPL-RN-0340.
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2016   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 »
Title: United States housing, first quarter 2013
Source: Research Note NRS-197. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 11 p.
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2014   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2013
 
Title: Do region and gender influence hardwood product selection?
Source: In: Miller, Gary W.; Schuler, Thomas M.; Gottschalk, Kurt W.; Brooks, John R.; Grushecky, Shawn T.; Spong, Ben D.; Rentch, James S., eds. Proceedings, 18th Central Hardwood Forest Conference; 2012 March 26-28; Morgantown, WV; Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-117. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 106-112.
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2013   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Housing and construction markets
Source: Forest Products Annual Market Review 2012-2013: 115-122.
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2013   view abstract, download publication »
Title: United States housing, 2012
Source: Research Note NRS-195. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 8 p.
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2013   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2012
 
Title: Changes in Tennessee's secondary hardwood processing and sawmill industries from 2005 to 2009
Source: Forest Products Journal. 62(1): 4-9.
Author(s) Luppold, William G.; Alderman, Delton; Schnabel, Doug
Year: 2012   view abstract, download publication »
Title: The economic situation and construction-sector developments in the UNECE region, 2011-2012
Source: In: UNECE/FAO forest products annual market review 2011-2012. ECE/TIM/SP/30. New York and Geneva. United Nations Publications: 11, 18-23.
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2012   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2011
 
Title: Entrepreneurial orientation of eastern white pine primary producers and secondary manufacturers: A regional phenomenon?
Source: In: Fei, Songlin; Lhotka, John M.; Stringer, Jeffrey W.; Gottschalk, Kurt W.; Miller, Gary W., eds. Proceedings, 17th central hardwood forest conference; 2010 April 5-7; Lexington, KY; Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-78. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 586-596.
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2011   view abstract, download publication »
Title: International housing construction developments - implications for hardwood utilization
Source: In: Proceedings of the 3rd international scientific conference on hardwood processing; 2011 Oct. 16-18; Blackburg, VA. Blacksburg, VA: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University: 223-234.
Author(s) Alderman, Delton
Year: 2011   view abstract, download publication »
Title: The economic situation and construction sector developments in the UNECE region, 2010-2011
Source: In: Clark, Douglas, proj. mgr. Forest products annual market review 2010-2011. Geneva Timber and Forest Study Pap. 27. Geneva, Switzerland: United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, Food and Agriculture Organization: 11-17.
Author(s) Alderman, Delton; Shelburne, Robert
Year: 2011   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2008
 
Title: Exploring research priorities for the North American hardwood industry
Source: Forest Products Journal 58(3):6-16
Author(s) Brinberg, David; Kline, Earl; Alderman, Delton; Araman, Philip; Cesa, Ed; Milauskas, Steve; Walthousen, Tom; Wiedenbeck, Jan
Year: 2008   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2007
 
Title: Eastern white pine secondary manufacturers: consumption, markets, and marketing
Source: Forest Products Journal. 57(10): 28-35.
Author(s) Alderman, Delton; Smith, Robert; Bowe, Scott
Year: 2007   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Eastern white pine: production, markets, and marketing of primary manufacturers
Source: Forest Products Journal. 57(10): 19-27.
Author(s) Alderman, Delton; Duvall, Paul; Smith, Robert; Bowe, Scott
Year: 2007   view abstract, download publication »
Title: From a social marketing perspective: a proposed customer relationship management technology transfer model
Source: In: Miner, Cynthia; Jacobs, Ruth; Dykstra, Dennis; Bittner, Becky, eds. Proceedings: international conference on transfer of forest science knowledge and technology. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-726. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station: 1-7.
Author(s) Alderman, Delton; Nakamoto, Kent; Briberg, David
Year: 2007   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Influence of species on site selection and timber removal: a case study for West Virginia
Source: North. J. Appl. For. 24(2):146-148
Author(s) Luppold, William; Alderman, Delton
Year: 2007   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2006
 
Title: The reuse of treated wood
Source: Environmental Impacts of Treated Wood. 349-366.
Author(s) Smith, Robert L.; Bailey, David; Alderman, Delton R., Jr..; Araman, Philip A.
Year: 2006   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2005
 
Title: An Assessment of the Red Maple Resource in the Northeastern United States
Source: Northern Journal of Applied Forestry. 22(3): 181-189.
Author(s) Alderman, Delton R., Jr.; Bumgardner, Matthew S., Jr..; Baumgras, John E.; Baumgras, John E.
Year: 2005   view abstract, download publication »
Title: An Examination of Regional Hardwood Roundwood Markets in West Virginia
Source: In: Alavalapati, Janaki R.R.; Carter, Douglas R., eds. Competitiveness of southern forest products markets in a global economy: trends and predictions, proceedings of the Southern Forest Economics Workshop 2004; 2004 March 14-16; St. Augustine, FL. School of Forest Resources Conservation, University of Florida: 130-138.
Author(s) Luppold, William; Alderman, Delton; Alderman, Delton
Year: 2005   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Examination of regional hardwood roundwood markets in West Virginia
Source: Forest Products Journal 55(12):153-157
Author(s) Alderman, Delton; Luppold, William
Year: 2005   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Red maple on the rise in the northeast
Source: The Northern Logger & Timber Processor. March 2005. 14-15, 30-31.
Author(s) Alderman, Delton; Alderman, Delton
Year: 2005   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2004
 
Title: Defining Hardwood Veneer Log Quality Attributes
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-313. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station. 36 p.
Author(s) Wiedenbeck, Jan; Wiemann, Michael; Alderman, Delton; Baumgras, John; Luppold, William
Year: 2004   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Key Attributes Associated with Veneer Quality Timber that may be Impacted by Forest Management Practices
Source: In: Yaussy, Daniel A.; Hix, David M.; Long, Robert P.; Goebel, P. Charles, eds. Proceedings, 14th Central Hardwood Forest Conference; 2004 March 16 19; Wooster, OH. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-316. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station: 140-147.
Author(s) Alderman, Delton; Wiedenbeck, Jan; Peter, Paula; Brinberg, David
Year: 2004   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2003
 
Title: A profile of CCA-treated lumber removed from service in the southeastern United States decking market
Source: Forest Products Journal. 53(1): 38-45
Author(s) Alderman, Delton, Jr..; Smith, Robert; Araman, Philip A.
Year: 2003   view abstract, download publication »
Title: From a contractors perspective: what is needed to recover used CCA treated lumber?
Source: Proceedings, Managing the Treated Wood Resouce - II. 77-99.
Author(s) Alderman, Delton R., Jr..; Smith, Robert L.; Araman, Philip A.
Year: 2003   view abstract, download publication »