James Dyer

James Dyer

Professor of Geography
Phone: 740-593-1142
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Research Disciplines: Geography | GIS | Landscape Ecology

Research Interests

Forest dynamics, landscape ecology, environmental gradients, GIS, biogeography, climate change, disturbance, mesophication

Biographical Sketch

My research focuses on North American forests, especially in the eastern United States. As a biogeographer, I am interested in the patterns that emerge from the interactions of the physical environment, biotic processes, and disturbance. Incorporating field work, spatial modeling, and geographic information science techniques, I am especially concerned with the role of humans in altering “natural” templates, and the implications for such change on biotic communities.

CESU Projects

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