Jennifer J. Swenson

Jennifer J. Swenson

Associate Professor of the Practice of Geospatial Analysis

ESC Program Chair

In The News


Austin, KG, González-Roglich, M, Schaffer-Smith, D, Schwantes, AM, and Swenson, JJ. "Trends in size of tropical deforestation events signal increasing dominance of industrial-scale drivers." Environmental Research Letters 12, no. 5 (May 1, 2017): 054009-054009.
SCHAFFER-SMITH, DANICA, SWENSON, JENNIFERJ, and BÓVEDA-PENALBA, ANTONIOJ. "Rapid conservation assessment for endangered species using habitat connectivity models." Environmental Conservation 43, no. 03 (September 2016): 221-230.
Schwantes, AM, Swenson, JJ, and Jackson, RB. "Quantifying drought-induced tree mortality in the open canopy woodlands of central Texas." Remote Sensing of Environment 181 (August 2016): 54-64.
González-Roglich, M, and Swenson, JJ. "Tree cover and carbon mapping of Argentine savannas: Scaling from field to region." Remote Sensing of Environment 172 (January 2016): 139-147.
Schwantes, AM, Swenson, JJ, González-Roglich, M, Johnson, DM, Domec, J-C, and Jackson, RB. "Measuring canopy loss and climatic thresholds from an extreme drought along a fivefold precipitation gradient across Texas." Global change biology (June 26, 2017).
Pettorelli, N, Nagendra, H, Rocchini, D, Rowcliffe, M, Williams, R, Ahumada, J, De Angelo, C, Atzberger, C, Boyd, D, Buchanan, G, Chauvenet, A, Disney, M, Duncan, C, Fatoyinbo, T, Fernandez, N, Haklay, M, He, K, Horning, N, Kelly, N, de Klerk, H, Liu, X, Merchant, N, Paruelo, J, Roy, H, Roy, S, Ryan, S, Sollmann, R, Swenson, J, and Wegmann, M. "Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation: three years on." Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation 3, no. 2 (June 2017): 53-56.
Schaffer-Smith, D, Swenson, JJ, Barbaree, B, and Reiter, ME. "Three decades of Landsat-derived spring surface water dynamics in an agricultural wetland mosaic; Implications for migratory shorebirds." Remote Sensing of Environment 193 (May 2017): 180-192.
González-Roglich, M, Swenson, JJ, Villarreal, D, Jobbágy, EG, and Jackson, RB. "Woody Plant-Cover Dynamics in Argentine Savannas from the 1880s to 2000s: The Interplay of Encroachment and Agriculture Conversion at Varying Scales." Ecosystems 18, no. 3 (April 2015): 481-492.
McDowell, NG, Coops, NC, Beck, PSA, Chambers, JQ, Gangodagamage, C, Hicke, JA, Huang, C-Y, Kennedy, R, Krofcheck, DJ, Litvak, M, Meddens, AJH, Muss, J, Negrón-Juarez, R, Peng, C, Schwantes, AM, Swenson, JJ, Vernon, LJ, Williams, AP, Xu, C, Zhao, M, Running, SW, and Allen, CD. "Global satellite monitoring of climate-induced vegetation disturbances." Trends in plant science 20, no. 2 (February 2015): 114-123. (Review)


ENVIRON 707: Geospatial Analysis for the Human Environmental Condition (ENVIRON 707: Geospatial Analysis for the Human Environmental Condition)
ENVIRON 760A: Western Field Trip (ENVIRON 760A: Western Field Trip)
ENVIRON 857L: Remote Sensing for Environmental Analysis (ENVIRON 857L: Remote Sensing for Environmental Analysis)
ENVIRON 720S: Land Conservation in Practice (ENVIRON 720S: Land Conservation in Practice)
ENVIRON 761: Geospatial Analysis for Conservation Management (ENVIRON 761: Geospatial Analysis for Conservation Management)

Contact Information

Box 90328, Duke University
Durham, NC 27708-0328
A319 LSRC, Duke University
Durham, NC 27708