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Robert Bailey (geographer)

Robert G. Bailey (born 1939) is an American geographer. In the mid-1990s the US Forest Service adapted the Bailey hierarchy of ecological units for use as the scientific framework for ecosystem management of the national forests.[1]

Bailey has a Ph.D. in geography from the University of California, Los Angeles.[2]


  1. ^ Davis, Norah Deakin (May–June 1994). "Following the mapmaker - US Forest Service chief geographer Robert G. Bailey". American Forests. Retrieved 31 March 2009.
  2. ^ International Scientific Symposium 2012 speaker bios Archived 2013-01-15 at