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  • Christian, P. and J.D. Davis. 2016. Hillslope gully photogeomorphology using structure-from-motion. Zietschrift für Geomorphologie DOI: 10.1127/zfg_suppl/2016/00238.

  • Thompson, A.C., J.D. Davis and A. Oliphant. 2016. Surface runoff and soil erosion under eucalyptus and oak canopy. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms DOI: 10.1002/esp.3881.

  • Davis, J.D. and L. Blesius. 2015. A hybrid physical and maximum-entropy landslide susceptibility model. Entropy 17.6: 4271-4292.

  • Sherba, J., L. Blesius and J.D. Davis. 2014. Object-Based Classification of Abandoned Logging Roads under Heavy Canopy Using LiDAR. Remote Sensing 6: 4043-4060.

  • Slocombe, M. and J.D. Davis. 2014. Morphology of small, discontinuous montane meadow streams in the Sierra Nevada. Geomorphology 219: 103-113.

  • Davis, J.D. and S.M. Sims. 2013. Physical and maximum entropy models applied to inventories of hillslope sediment sources. Journal of Soils and Sediments 13: 1784-1801.

  • Funayama, K., E. Hines, J.D. Davis and S. Allen. 2012. Effects of sea-level rise on northern elephant seal breeding habitat at Point Reyes Peninsula, California. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 23: 233-245..

  • Powell, C., L. Blesius, J.D. Davis and F. Schuetzenmeister. 2011. Using MODIS snow cover and precipitation data to model water runoff for the Mokelumne River Basin in the Sierra Nevada, California. Global and Planetary Change 77: 77-84.

  • Harvey, B.J., B.A. Holzman and J.D. Davis. 2011. Spatial variability in stand structure and density-dependent mortality in newly established post-fire stands of a California closed-cone pine forest. Forest Ecology and Management 262: 2042-2051.

  • Grove, K., L. Sklar, A. Scherer, G. Lee and J.D. Davis. 2010. Accelerating and spatially-varying crustal uplift and its geomorphic expression, San Andreas Fault zone north of San Francisco, California. Tectonophysics 495: 256-268.

  • Sas, R.J., L.S. Sklar, L.S. Eaton and J.D. Davis. 2008. A method for developing regional road-fill failure hazard assessments using GIS and virtual fieldwork. Environmental & Engineering Geoscience August: 221-229.

  • Davis, J.D., P. Amato and R. Kiefer. 2001. Seasonal soil CO2 variations in a subalpine karst landscape, Marble Mountains, California. Zeitschrift fur Geomorphologie 45: 385-400.

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Educational Background

  • 1987 – Ph.D., University of Georgia, Athens (Geography)

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Positions & Honors

  • 2010 – Chair of Geography & Environment, San Francisco State University

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