Patrick R. Huber

Contact Information

Dept. of Environmental Design
University of California, Davis
One Shields Avenue

Davis, CA 95616

Position: Postdoctoral Scholar
Phone: (530) 754-6621
Office: Hunt 127


Ph.D. - Geography, University of California Davis, 2008

Dissertation: “The Effects of Spatial and Temporal Scale on Conservation Planning and Ecological Networks in the Central Valley, California”

M.A. - Geography, University of California Davis, 2003

B.A. - Philosophy, University of Chicago, 1993


Research Interests

Landscape analysis, reserve network design, connectivity analysis, regional conservation planning Specific projects include: (1) Developing a regional conservation network for the Central Valley, California (2) Identifying potential conservation opportunity areas and linkages in the San Joaquin Valley, California (3) Spatial analysis for feasibility of tule elk reintroduction in the San Joaquin Valley, California



Huber, P.R., J.H. Thorne, N.E. Roth, M.C. McCoy. In review. Assessing the ecological condition and vulnerability of a potential conservation network in a working landscape.
Huber, P.R., S.E. Greco, J.H. Thorne. In review. Boundaries and baselines make a difference: The effects of spatial and temporal parameters on conservation planning.
Huber, P.R., S.E. Greco, J.H. Thorne. In review. Spatial scale effects on conservation network design: trade-offs and omissions in regional versus local scale planning.
Schmidt, E., J.H. Thorne, P.R. Huber, N.E. Roth, E. Thompson, M.C. McCoy. In review. A new vision for prioritizing farmland conservation in Fresno County, California.
Thorne, J.H., P.R. Huber, E.H. Girvetz, J. Quinn, M. McCoy. 2009. Integration of regional mitigation assessment and conservation planning. Ecology and Society 14(1).



Greco, S.E., P.R. Huber, J. Hobbs, J. Garcia, K. Stromayer, R. Parris. 2009. Grasslands Ecological Area tule elk reintroduction feasibility study (Year 1 final report). Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Missoula, MT.
 Huber, P.R., E.H. Girvetz, J.H. Thorne, A. Hollander, J.F. Quinn, M.C. McCoy. 2008. Early biological mitigation needs assessment: Pleasant Grove pilot project (Caltrans report). California Department of Transportation, Sacramento, CA.



Resources (Contributor)

Dataset: Geospatial