Spatial analysis of environmental impacts caused by past and future urban development and transportation networks.
Quantitative impact assessment of current and proposed land use policies on landscapes.
Development of Geographic Information Systems based models for environmental assessments.
Spatial data accessibility and decision support systems for land managers.
Open space recreation access opportunities.
B.S. Environmental Biology and Mangement, UC Davis, 2000 Currently also a graduate student in the Geography Graduate Group at UC Davis.
Roth, Nathaniel E, Thorne, James H., Johnston, Robert A., Quinn, James F., McCoy, Michael C., (2012). Modeling the Impacts of Urban Growth in an Agricultural Region. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, 2(4), 43-62
Huber, Patrick R., Thorne, James H., Williams, Andrea, Loeffler, Rebecca, McCoy, Michael C., Erickson, Gregg, Roth, Nathaniel E., et al. (2011). A Statewide CalTrans Mitigation Needs Assessment in Support of the Statewide Advance Mitigation Initiative. Technical paper for ICOET Conference. Seattle, WA.
Huber, P. R., Thorne, J. H., Roth, N. E., & McCoy, M. M. (2011). Assessing Ecological Condition, Vulnerability, and Restorability of a Conservation Network Under Alternative Urban Growth Policies. Natural Areas Journal, 31, 234–245.
Schmidt, E. E., Thorne, J. H., Huber, P, Roth, N., Thompson, E., & McCoy, M. C. (2010) A New Method is Used to Evaluate the Strategic Value of Fresno County Farmland. California Agriculture, 64(3), 129-134.
Beardsley, K., Thorne, J. H., Roth, N., Gao, S., & McCoy, M. C. (2009) Assessing the influences of rapid urban growth and regional policies on biological resources. Landscape and Urban Planning, 93(2009), 172-183.
Johnston, R. A., Roth, N., & Bjorkman, J. (2009) Adapting Travel Models and Urban Models to Forecast Greenhouse Gasses in California. Transportation Research Record, 2133, 23-32.
Beardsley, K., Roth, N.E., McCoy, M.C., (2007) Impacts of Different Growth Scenarios in the San Joaquin Valley of California. In Proceedings of the 2007 International Conference on Ecology and Transportation, edited by C. Leroy Irwin, Debra Nelson, and K.P. McDermott. Raleigh, NC: Center for Transportation and the Environment, North Carolina State University.
Thorne, J., McCoy, M., Hollander, A., Roth, N., Quinn, J. (2006) Regional Environmental Analysis for Transportation Corridor Planning. In Proceedings of the 2005 International Conference on Ecology and Transportation, edited by C. Leroy Irwin, Debra Nelson, and K.P. McDermott. Raleigh, NC: Center for Transportation and the Environment, North Carolina State University.
Roth, N., Peng, H., McCoy, M., 3D Visualizations for the California PECAS Land Use Model, 2012 Geodesign Summit, Redlands, California, January 5, 2012
Roth, N., McCoy, M., (2011), Land Use Summarization by Travel Survey Geographies for Local Land Use Effect Analysis, 12th International Conference on Computers in Urban Planning and Urban Management, Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada, July 5-8, 2011
Roth, N., Thorne, J., McCoy, M., (2007) Urban Growth Impacts on Agriculture and Urban Services in the San Joaquin Valley, California. 2007 Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA, April 17, 2007
Huber, P., Roth, N., Thorne, J., McCoy, M., Meade, R.,(2007) Potential impacts of urban growth on an ecological network in the San Joaquin Valley, California. 2007 Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA, April 17, 2007
Beardsley, K., Roth, N., Thorne, J., Huber, P., McCoy, M., (2007) Environmental Impacts of Urban Growth in California’s San Joaquin Valley. 2007 Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA, April 17, 2007
Roth, N., Viers, J., Johnson, J., Deas, M., Quinn, J. (2005) Sunrise on the Klamath: An ArcObjects application for determining topographic sunrise and sunset. 2005 ESRI User Conference Proceedings, 25-29 July, San Diego, CA.
Sailer, C., Noujdina, N., Roth, N., Mount, J., 2003. (2003) Change detection methodology for the Cosumnes watershed of Northern California. Proceedings of ASPRS Annual Conference, 5 – 9 May, Anchorage, Alaska (American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Bethesda, Maryland), unpaginated CD-ROM.
First place, 2006 ESRI User Conference Map Gallery. “Best Software Integration.” Roth, N., Viers, J., Slaton, M., Safford, H. Spatially Integrated Reporting of Environmental Criteria for Resource Management: An Example from Lake Tahoe. 2006 ESRI User Conference, San Diego. August 7-11, 2006