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Matthew Betts

Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society
201E Richardson Hall
College of Forestry
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331
Phone: (541) 737-3841
Fax: (541) 737-5814
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Official position at address above: Associate Professor of Forest Ecosystems and Society
Educational Institutions attended: B.A., 1992, Queen’s University
B.Sc., 1999, University of New Brunswick
M.S., 1995, University of Waterloo
Ph.D., 2005, University of New Brunswick
Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2006, Dartmouth College
Roles/Affiliations: Signatory PI for the Andrews Long Term Ecological Research Program
Current Research Projects/Activities: Forest, Wildlife, and Landscape Ecology and Integrated Social and Ecological Systems


Frey, Sarah J. K.; Hadley, Adam S.; Betts, Matthew G. 2016. Microclimate predicts within-season distribution dynamics of montane forest birds. Diversity and Distributions. Early View (28 JUN 2016): 1-16. doi: 10.1111/ddi.12456 (Pub No: 4930)
Frey, Sarah J. K.; Hadley, Adam S.; Johnson, Sherri L.; Schulze, Mark; Jones, Julia A.; Betts, Matthew G. 2016. Spatial models reveal the microclimatic buffering capacity of old-growth forests. Science Advances. 2(4): 9p. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.1501392 (Pub No: 4925)
Briggs, Forrest; Huang, Yonghong; Raich, Raviv; Eftaxias, Konstantinos; Lei, Zhong; Cukierski, William; Hadley, Sarah F.; Hadley, Adam; Betts, Matthew; Fern, Xiaoli Z.; Irvine, Jed; Neal, Lawrence; Thomas, Anil; Fodor, Gabor; Tsoumakas, Grigorios; Ng, Hong W.; Nguyen, Thi N. T.; Huttunen, Heikki; Ruusuvuori, Pekka; Manninen, Tapio; Diment, Aleksandr; Virtanen, Tuomas; Marzat, Julien; Defretin, Joseph; Callender, Dave; Hurlhurt, Chris; Larrey, Ken; Milakov, Maxim. 2013. The 9th Annual MLSP Competition: New Methods for Acoustic Classification of Multiple Simultaneous Bird Species in a Noisy Environment. In: Sanei, Saeid; Smaragdis, Paris; Nandi, Asoke; Ho, Anthony T. S.; Larsen, Jan, eds. Proceedings of the workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing; September 22-25, 2013. 8 p. (Pub No: 4849)
Briggs, Forrest., Lakshminarayanan, Balaji., Neal, Lawrence., Fern, Xiaoli Z., Raich, Raviv., Hadley, Sarah J. K., Hadley, Adam S., and Betts, Matthew G. 2012. Acoustic classification of multiple simultaneous bird species: A multi-instance multi-label approach. Acoustical Society of America 131(6):4640-4650. (Pub No: 4778)
Yu, Jun; Wong, Weng-Keen; Dietterich, Tom; Jones, Julia; Betts, Matthew; Frey, Sarah; Shirley, Susan; Miller, Jeffrey; White, Matt. 2011. Multi-label classification for multi-species distribution modeling. In: Proceedings of the 28th international conference on machine learning; Bellevue, WA. International Machine Learning Society: http://www.icml-2011.org/index.php. (Pub No: 4735)