Welcome to Fairweather Biometrics, LLC

Services in forest  biometrics and applied statistics for natural resource assessment and management

About Fairweather Biometrics, LLC

Meet Steve Fairweather

Dr. Stephen E. Fairweather, ACF is the Principal at Fairweather Biometrics.  He has over 40 years of experience in forest biometrics and applied statistics with government, academia, industry, and consulting.  He's worked throughout the United States, and in Brazil and Russia.   He serves on the Executive Committee of the Association of Consulting Foresters, and writes the "Dr. DBH" column for the SAF Forestry Source.

Steve's Consulting Services -

  • Forest inventory design
  • Acquisition/disposition due diligence support
  • Forest Inventory systems review
  • Forest growth modeling  - testing, calibration
  • Cruise data analysis 
  • Expert witness support
  • Monte Carlo simulation
  • Optimization 
  • Training workshops
  • Technical writing/editing
  • Tree taper modeling
  • Software development and testing

Why Work with Dr. Fairweather?

Steve has a penchant for developing statistically sound, meaningful, and understandable analyses, and enjoys helping his clients make sense of what can be fairly complicated systems.  Clients know they can depend on him to deliver a quality product on time and on budget.

What Do Clients Have to Say?

... about cruise data compilation by Fairweather Biometrics

"As a client of Fairweather Biometrics, LLC, I have been very pleased with the cruise data management service.  No new software to purchase and learn.  No software updates.  Cruise results are promptly returned with attention to detail and quality."   Stanley D. Swierz, Consulting Forester, Ohio

... about training in applied statistics

“Steve, thanks so much for your extremely informative webinar.  You have a gift for making a complicated topic understandable, which was very much appreciated.  I’m sure the insights and tools you provided will help us to be more effective and efficient.  Thank you.”  MIke Wolcott, Inland Forest Management, Idaho

Contact Fairweather Biometrics


Fairweather Biometrics, LLC

PO Box 1023, Welches, OR 97067, US

(503) 622-4454