Land use, climate change and disturbance effects on hydrology, geomorphology, water quality
BA Economic Development, Hampshire College, 1977 MA International Relations, Johns Hopkins School for Advanced International Studies, 1979 PhD Geography/Environmental Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, 1983
GEO 102 - Surface of the Earth GEO 541 - Spatial Analysis in Ecology and Earth Science GEO 546 - Advanced Landscape and Seascape Ecology GEO 548 - Advanced Field Methods in Geomorphology and Landscape Ecology GEO 584 - Advanced Spatial Statistics and GIScience
Will L'Hommedieu, MS, Water Resources Engineering, 2014. Depth-dependent effects of an engineered log jam on simulated flow structure and complexity
Keith Jennings, MS, Water Resources Science, 2014. Precipitation-Snowmelt Timing and Snowmelt Augmentation of Large Peak Flow Events, Western Cascades, Oregon.
John Hammond, MS, Water Resources Science, 2014. Trends in Streamflow Above and Below Dams Across the Columbia River Basin from 1950 to 2012: Assessing Sub-basin Sensitivity
Lucy Romeo, MS, Geography, 2014. Spatial Distribution and the Probability of Occurrence of Beluga Whales (Delphinapterus leucas) in Alaskan Arctic
Brian Marc Wilson, MS, Environmental Sciences, 2013 Topographic heterogeneity and the spatial pattern of air temperature in a mountain landscape.
Vera W. Pfeiffer, MS, Geography, 2012 Influence of Spatial and Temporal Factors on Plants, Pollinators and Plant-pollinator Interactions in Montane Meadows of the Western Cascades Range.
Tracy A. Kugler, PhD, Geography, 2011 A multi-scale comparative study of shape and sprawl in metropolitan regions of the United States
Steven A. Highland, PhD, Geography, 2011 A Historic and Contemporary Ecology of Western Cascade Meadows: Archeology, Vegetation, and Macromoth Ecology
William C. Clark, MS, Geography, 2011 Road networks, timber harvest, and the spread of Phytophthera root rot infestations of Port-Orford cedar in southwest Oregon
Alexis Smoluk, MS, Geography, 2011 Geographic Distributions of Prey of the Northern Spotted Owl in the Central Western Cascades, Oregon, 1988-2009
Kendra L. Hatcher, MS, Geography, 2011 Interacting Effects of Climate, Forest Dynamics, Landforms, and River Regulations on Streamflow Trends since 1950: Examples from the Willamette Basin and Forested Headwater Sites in the US
Alan J. Tepley, PhD, Geography, Forest Science, 2010 Age Structure, Developmental Pathways, and Fire Regime Characterization of Douglas-fir/Western Hemlock Forests in the Central Western Cascades of Oregon
Kathleen M. Moore, MS, Geography, 2010 Trends in streamflow from old growth forested watersheds in the western Cascades
Jay Frentress, MS, Water Resource Science, 2010 Stream DOC, nitrate, chloride, and SUVA response to land use during winter baseflow conditions in sub-basins of the Willamette River basin, OR
Yarrow M. Murphy, MS, Water Resources Engineering, 2009 Stream Channel Stability and Sensitivity to Landscape History and Land Use Changes in Kelley Creek, Portland, Oregon.
Jeremy M. Adams, MS, 2008 Soil Transport on a Forested Hillslope: Quantifying Baseline Rates of Surface Erosion, Jim's Creek, Willamette National Forest, Oregon. Employer: Willamette National Forest, Oregon.
Michele M. Dailey, MS, 2008 Meadow Classification in the Willamette National Forest and Conifer Encroachment Patters in the Chucksney-Grasshopper Meadow Complex, Western Cascade Range, Oregon. Currently Analyst, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Hood River, Oregon.
Timothy D. Perry, MS, 2007 Do Vigorous Young Forests Reduce Streamflow? Results from up to 54 Years of Streamflow Records in Eight Paired-watershed Experiments in the H. J. Andrews and South Umpqua Experimental Forests. Currently Assistant Project Manager, The Heschong Mahone Group (energy consultants), California.
Aaron Arthur, MS, 2007 Thirty-five years of forest succession in southwest Oregon: Vegetation response to three distinct logging treatments. Currently Field Botanist, WRA, Inc. Environmental Consultants, San Rafael, California.
Barbara Geren, MS, 2006 Predicting sediment delivery from small catchments in the western Cascades of Oregon using the disturbed WEPP model.
Samantha Sheehy, MS, 2006 Exotic Plant Species Dynamics from 1994 to 2005 on Road Networks in Forested Landscapes of Western Oregon.
Sam Littlefield, MS, 2005 Patterns of Chronic Wind Mortality in a Small, Old-growth Pseudotsuga menziesii Forest in the Western Cascades, Oregon.
Michele Punke, PhD, 2005 Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction of an Active Margin Coast from the Pleistocene to the Present: Examples from Southwestern Oregon.
Lisa Vannatta, MS, 2005 Forest Harvest Patterns on Private Land in Western Oregon from 1972 to 2002
Recent Grants Received
Long-term ecological research at the H. J. Andrews Experimental Forest LTER: LTER7. National Science Foundation Division of Environmental Biology, M. Nelson, PI; M. Betts, H. Gosnell, S.L. Johnson, J.A. Jones, co-PIs. 12/14-11/20. $6,700,000.
REU Site: EcoInformatics Summer Institute. National Science Foundation, Division of Undergraduate Education. D. Tullos, PI, J.A. Jones, co-PI. 9/2010-9/2013. $296,784. NSF 1005175.
CDI-Type I: Novel machine learning models for predicting species distributions in response to climate change. National Science Foundation, Computer Science. Weng-Keen Wong, PI; M.G. Betts, J.A. Jones co-PIs. 9/30/09-9/30/12. $609,505. NSF 091748.
International planning visit: Climate change effects on streamflow from mid-latitude conifer forests – a collaboration between Oregon and Chile. National Science Foundation Office of International Science and Education. J.A. Jones, PI. 12/08-11/10. $18,480. NSF 0917697.
Long-term ecological research at the H. J. Andrews Experimental Forest LTER: LTER6. National Science Foundation Division of Environmental Biology, B. Bond, PI; M.E. Harmon, S.L. Johnson, J.A. Jones, T. Spies, co-PIs. 12/08-11/14. $5,800,000.
Summer Institute in Ecosystem Informatics. National Science Foundation Engineering Research Centers, J.A. Jones, co-PI, D. Tullos, PI, T. Dietterich, K. O'Connell, E. Thomann, co-PIs, 6/06-6/10, $581,291.
Ecosystem Informatics at OSU: Integrating Mathematics, Computer Science/Engineering, and Ecosystem Science to study complex problems. Oregon State University, J.A. Jones, PI; B. D'Ambrosio, T. Dietterich, M. Harmon, and E. Thomann, co-PIs. 10/04-9/09. $1,500,000.
IGERT: Ecosystem Informatics. NSF Division of Graduate Research and Education, J.A. Jones, PI; B. D'Ambrosio, T. Dietterich, M. Harmon, and E. Waymire, co-PIs. 10/03-0/08. $3,900,000.
Long-term ecological research at the H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest LTER: LTER5. National Science Foundation Division of Environmental Biology, M. Harmon, PI; B.J. Bond, S.L. Johnson, J.A. Jones, F.J. Swanson, co-PIs). 12/02-11/08. $4,200,000.
IGERT: Ecosystem Informatics (J.A. Jones, PI; B. D’Ambrosio, T. Dietterich, M. Harmon, and E. Waymire, co-PIs). 10/03-9/08. $3,900,000.
Long-term ecological research at the H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest LTER: LTER5 (M. Harmon, PI; B.J. Bond, S.L. Johnson, J.A. Jones, F.J. Swanson, co-PIs). 12/02-11/08. $4,200,000.
A spatially-distributed GIS-based model of temperatures in a stream network. (Jones and S.L. Johnson, co-PIs). National Science Foundation, Geography and Regional Sciences. 9/99-8/02. $130,000.
Long-term Ecological Research at the H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest: LTER4. (co-PI). National Science Foundation, Division of Environmental Biology. 10/96-9/'02. $3,200,000. Jones manages portion for hydrology and small watershed synthesis, $40,000/yr.
Jones, J.A., G.L. Achterman, L.A. Augustine, I.F. Creed, P.F Folliott, L. MacDonald, and B.C. Wemple. 2009. Hydrologic effects of a changing forested landscape--challenges for the hydrological sciences. Hydrological Processes, 23, 2699-2704.
National Research Council (J. Jones, vice-chair). 2008. Hydrologic Effects of a Changing Forest Landscape. Committee on Hydrologic Impacts of Forest Management, Water Science and Technology Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2008, 00 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12104-3).
D. Greenland, F. Bierlmaier, M. Harmon, J. Jones, A. McKee, J. Means, F. Swanson, C. Whitlock. Pp. 393-410 in Greenland, D., D.G. Goodin, and R.C. Smith, eds. 2003. Climate variability and ecosystem response at the H. J. Andrews Long-Term Ecological Research site. In Climate variability and ecosystem response at long-term ecological research sites. Oxford, New York.
T.A. Spies, D.E. Hibbs, J.A. Ohmann, G.H. Reeves, R.J. Pabst, F.J. Swanson, C. Whitlock, J.A. Jones, B.C. Wemple, L.A. Parendes, and B. Schrader. pp. 31-67 in S.D. Hobbs, J.P. Hayes, R.L. Johnson, G.H. Reeves, T.A. Spies, J.C. Tappeiner, and G.E. Wells, eds. 2003. The ecological basis of forest ecosystem management in the Oregon Coast Range. Forest and stream management in the Oregon Coast Range, Oregon State University Press, Corvallis.
Forman, R.T.T., D. Sperling, J.A. Bissonette, A.P. Clevenger, C.D. Cutshall, V.H. Dale, L. Fahrig, R. France, C.R. Goldman, K. Heanue, J.A. Jones, F.J. Swanson, T. Turrentine, and T.C. Winter. 2003 .Road ecology: science and solutions. Island Press, Washington, DC.