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Jennifer J. Swenson, Assistant Professor of the Practice of Geospatial Analysis and Director of Professional Studies and Assistant Professor of the Practice of Geospatial Analysis

Jennifer J. Swenson

I am interested in modeling spatial patterns of species and ecosystems, species diversity, and their relationship with functional ecological factors. During my career I've worked with geospatial and remote sensing technologies at the National Park Service, the National Forest Service, and with international non-governmental organizations in South America. I've been involved in a range of projects including vegetation mapping, land use planning, spatial modeling of landscape change and forest productivity, and biodiversity studies.

Contact Info:
Office Location:  A319 LSRC
Office Phone:  (919) 668-0606
Email Address: send me a message


PhDForest Ecology, Oregon State University2004

geospatial technologies
forest management and silviculture
conservation biology
land use and sprawl
tropical ecology
landscape dynamics

Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Seyednasrollah, B; Swenson, JJ; Domec, JC; Clark, JS, Leaf phenology paradox: Why warming matters most where it is already warm, Remote Sensing of Environment, vol. 209 (May, 2018), pp. 446-455 [doi]  [abs]
  2. Johnson, DM; Domec, J-C; Carter Berry, Z; Schwantes, AM; McCulloh, KA; Woodruff, DR; Wayne Polley, H; Wortemann, R; Swenson, JJ; Scott Mackay, D; McDowell, NG; Jackson, RB, Co-occurring woody species have diverse hydraulic strategies and mortality rates during an extreme drought., Plant Cell & Environment, vol. 41 no. 3 (March, 2018), pp. 576-588 [doi]  [abs]
  3. Terborgh, JW; Davenport, LC; Belcon, AU; Katul, G; Swenson, JJ; Fritz, SC; Baker, PA, Twenty-three-year timeline of ecological stable states and regime shifts in upper Amazon oxbow lakes, Hydrobiologia, vol. 807 no. 1 (February, 2018), pp. 99-111 [doi]  [abs]
  4. Schwantes, AM; Swenson, JJ; Gonz├ílez-Roglich, M; Johnson, DM; Domec, J-C; Jackson, RB, Measuring canopy loss and climatic thresholds from an extreme drought along a fivefold precipitation gradient across Texas., Global Change Biology, vol. 23 no. 12 (December, 2017), pp. 5120-5135 [doi]  [abs]
  5. Austin, KG; González-Roglich, M; Schaffer-Smith, D; Schwantes, AM; Swenson, JJ, Erratum: Trends in size of tropical deforestation events signal increasing dominance of industrial-scale drivers (2017 Environ. Res. Lett. 5 054009), Environmental Research Letters, vol. 12 no. 7 (July, 2017), pp. 079601-079601 [doi]

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