Jennifer J. Swenson

Jennifer J. Swenson

Associate Professor of the Practice of Geospatial Analysis

In The News


Panlasigui, Stephanie, Stephanie Jimena Rico-Straffon, Stephanie Alexander Pfaff, Stephanie Jennifer Swenson, and Stephanie Colby Loucks. “Impacts of certification, uncertified concessions, and protected areas on forest loss in Cameroon, 2000 to 2013.” Biological Conservation. 227 (November 2018): 160–66.
Schwantes, Amanda M., Anthony J. Parolari, Jennifer J. Swenson, Daniel M. Johnson, Jean-Christophe Domec, Robert B. Jackson, Norman Pelak, and Amilcare Porporato. “Accounting for landscape heterogeneity improves spatial predictions of tree vulnerability to drought..” The New Phytologist 220, no. 1 (October 2018): 132–46.
Schaffer-Smith, Danica, Jennifer J. Swenson, Matthew E. Reiter, and Jennifer E. Isola. “Quantifying shorebird habitat in managed wetlands by modeling shallow water depth dynamics..” Ecological Applications : A Publication of the Ecological Society of America 28, no. 6 (September 2018): 1534–45.
Gray, P. C., J. T. Ridge, S. K. Poulin, A. C. Seymour, A. M. Schwantes, J. J. Swenson, and D. W. Johnston. “Integrating drone imagery into high resolution satellite remote sensing assessments of estuarine environments.” Remote Sensing 10, no. 8 (August 1, 2018).
Seyednasrollah, Bijan, Bijan Jennifer J. Swenson, Bijan Jean-Christophe Domec, and Bijan James S. Clark. “Leaf phenology paradox: Why warming matters most where it is already warm.” Remote Sensing of Environment 209 (May 2018): 446–55.

Recent Grants


ENVIRON 707: Geospatial Analysis for the Human Environmental Condition (ENVIRON 707: Geospatial Analysis for the Human Environmental Condition)
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


Ph.D., Oregon State University (2003)
M.A., San Diego State University (1995)
B.A., University of California at Santa Barbara (1990)