2006: B.S. Environmental Biology and Management with a Conservation Biology and Management emphasis and a minor in GIS (Geographic Information Systems). University of California, Davis.
Restoration Ecology, Conservation Planning, Urban Growth and Transportation Modeling, Landscape Ecology, Ecosystem Analysis and Management, Biogeography
Li, Taian, F. Shilling, J. Thorne, F. Li, H. Schott, R. Boynton, A. Berry. Fragmentation of China’s Landscape by Roads and Urban Areas. Landscape Ecology, 2010, Volume 25, Number 6, Pages 839-853.
Published Conference Proceedings and Presentations
Boynton, R.M., T. Li, J. Thorne, F. Li, A. Berry, E. Girvetz, J. Jaeger, F. Shilling, H. Schott. Measuring the Fragmentation of China's Landscape Using Effective Mesh Size. 2010 ESRI Conference, San Diego, CA.
Thorne, J. H., J. Bjorkman, R. Boynton, S. Thrasher. 2008. Observed Changes in Vegetation Patterns in California. California Energy Commission’s Second Annual Climate Change Conference, Sacramento, CA.
Thorne, J.H., S. Dobrowski, R. Boynton, S. Thrasher, J. Bjorkman, H. Safford. 2008. Ecotones and Vegetation Bands – 70 years of vegetation dynamics in the Sierra Nevada. California Society for Ecological Restoration, Santa Rosa, CA. Invited talk.
Bjorkman, J., J.H. Thorne, S. Thrasher, R. Boynton. 2008. Landscape change in the Bay Area: using historic maps to show vegetation change. 10th Annual Bay Area Conservation Biology Symposium, Davis, CA.
Thrasher, Sarah, J. Bjorkman, R. Boynton, R. Kelsey. 2008. Historical Distribution of Oak Species in the Central and Northern Sierra Nevada. Proceedings of the sixth California oak symposium: today's challenges, tomorrow's opportunities. Adina Merenlender, Douglas McCreary, and Kathryn L. Purcell, tech. eds. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-217. Albany, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station.
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