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Julia Jones

Phone: (541) 737-1224
Fax: (541) 737-1200
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Oregon State University
Department of Geosciences
Wilkinson Hall 104
Corvallis, OR 97331-5506

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Official position at address above: Professor, Geosciences (Adjunct, Forest Science)
Educational Institutions attended: Ph.D., 1983, Geography and Environmental Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
MA, 1980, International Relations, Johns Hopkins School for Advanced International Studies, Washington, DC and Bologna, Italy
BA, 1977,Economics
Roles/Affiliations: Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER)
Principal Collaborators: B.J. Bond, K. Vache, F.J. Swanson, B.C. Wemple, R. Perkins, S. Johnson, S. Sheehy, T. Perry
General Interests: Ecosystem informatics, spatial and temporal trends in streamflow,
disturbance and landscape ecology, soils
Current Research Projects/Activities: Small watershed synthesis
intersite hydrology
and disturbance ecology
climate history
Intersite LTER/International Activities: Intersite hydrology - comparison of LTER long-term
streamflow and climate records


Frey, Sarah J. K.; Hadley, Adam S.; Johnson, Sherri L.; Schulze, Mark; Jones, Julia A.; Betts, Matthew G. 2016. Spatial models reveal the microclimatic buffering capacity of old-growth forests. Science Advances. 2(4): 9p. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.1501392 (Pub No: 4925)
Burt, T. P.; Howden, N. J. K.; McDonnell, J. J.; Jones, J. A.; Hancock, G. R.. 2015. Seeing the climate through the trees: observing climate and forestry impacts on streamflow using a 60-year record. Hydrological Processes: 29(3): 473-480. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.10406 (Pub No: 4897)
Jennings, Keith; Jones, Julia A. . 2015. Precipitation-snowmelt timing and snowmelt augmentation of large peak flow events, western Cascades, Oregon. Water Resources Research. 51: 7649–7661. doi: 10.1002/2014WR016877 (Pub No: 4911)
Vaché, Kellie; Breuer, Lutz; Jones, Julia; Sollins, Phil. 2015. Catchment-Scale Modeling of Nitrogen Dynamics in a Temperate Forested Watershed, Oregon. An Interdisciplinary Communication Strategy. Water. 7: 5345-5377. doi: 10.3390/w7105345 (Pub No: 4912)
Pham, Tuan; Jones, Julia; Metoyer, Ronald; Colwell, Frederick. 2014. Toward Exploratory Analysis of Diversity Unified Across Fields of Study: An Information Visualization Approach. Environmental Earth Science. 23 p. DOI 10.1007/s12665-014-3365-8 (Pub No: 4866)
Hatcher, Kendra L.; Jones, Julia A. 2013. Climate and Streamflow Trends in the Columbia River Basin: Evidence for Ecological and Engineering Resilience to Climate Change. Atmosphere-Ocean, 1-20. DOI:10.1080/07055900.2013.808167 (Pub No: 4811)
Highland, Steven A.; Miller, Jerffrey C.; Jones, Julia A. 2013. Determinants of moth diversity and community in a temperate mountain landscape: vegetation, topography, and seasonality. Ecosphere 4(10):129 (Pub No: 4837)
Lajtha, Kate; Jones, Julia. 2013. Trends in cation, nitrogen, sulfate and hydrogen ion concentrations in precipitation in the United States and Europe from 1978 to 2010: a new look at an old problem. Biogeochemistry. 32pp. (Pub No: 4807)
Pham, Tuan; Jones, Julia; Metoyer, Ronald; Swanson, Frederick; Pabst, Robert. 2013. Interactive visual analysis promotes exploration of long-term ecological data. Ecosphere 4(9):112, doi:10.1890/ES13-00121.1. (Pub No: 4824)
Jones, Julia A.; Creed, Irena F.; Hatcher, Kendra L.; Warren, Robert J.; Adams, Mary Beth; Benson, Melinda H.; Boose, Emery; Brown, Warren A.; Campbell, John L.; Covich, Alan; Clow, David W.; Dahm, Clifford N.; Elder, Kelly; Ford, Chelcy R.; Grimm, Nancy B.; Henshaw, Donald L.; Larson, Kelli L.; Miles, Evan S.; Miles, Kathleen M.; Sebestyen, Stephen D.; Spargo, Adam T.; Stone, Asa B.; Vose, James M.; Williams, Mark W. 2012. Ecosystem processes and human influences regulate streamflow response to climate change at Long-Term Ecological Research sites. BioScience. 62(4): 390-404. DOI:10.1525/bio.2012.62.4.10. (Pub No: 4679)
Rice, Janine. M.; Halpern, Charles. B.; Antos, Joseph. A.; Jones, Julia. A. 2012. Spatio-temporal patterns of tree establishment are indicative of biotic interactions during early invasion of a montane meadow. Plant Ecology. 213: 555-568. (Pub No: 4710)
Creed, Irena F.; Sass, Gabor Z.; Buttle, Jim M.; Jones, Julia A. 2011. Hydrological principles for sustainable management of forest ecosystems. Hydrological Processes. doi:10.1002/hyp.8056. (Pub No: 4692)
Jones, Julia A. 2011. Hydrologic responses to climate change: considering geographic context and alternative hypotheses. Hydrological Processes, 5p. doi:10.1002/hyp.8004. (Pub No: 4693)
Moore, G. W.; Jones, J. A.; Bond, B. J. 2011. How soil moisture mediates the influence of transpiration on streamflow at hourly to interannual scales in a forested catchment. Hydrological Processes, 10p. doi:10.1002/hyp.8095. (Pub No: 4694)
Moore, Georgianne W.; Bond, Barbara J.; Jones, Julia A. 2011. A comparison of annual transpiration and productivity in monoculture and mixed-species Douglas-fir and red alder stands. Forest Ecology and Management. 262(12): 2263-2270. (Pub No: 4854)
Peters, Debra P. C. ; Lugo, Ariel E.; Chapin, F. Stuart III; Pickett, Steward T. A.; Duniway, Michael; Rocha, Adrian V.; Swanson, Frederick J.; Laney, Christine; Jones, Julia. 2011. Cross-system comparisons elucidate disturbance complexities and generalities. Ecosphere. 2(7): Art81, doi:10.1890/ES11-00115.1. (Pub No: 4515)
Pham, Tuan; Highland, Steven; Metoyer, Ronald; Henshaw, Donald; Miller, Jeff; Jones, Julia. 2011. Interactive visualization of spatial and temporal patterns of diversity and abundance in ecological data. In: Jones, M. B.; Gries, C., eds. Proceedings of the environmental information management conference (EIM 2011); Santa Barbara, CA. University of California: 104-110, doi:10.5060/D2NC5Z4X. (Pub No: 4707)
Yu, Jun; Wong, Weng-Keen; Dietterich, Tom; Jones, Julia; Betts, Matthew; Frey, Sarah; Shirley, Susan; Miller, Jeffrey; White, Matt. 2011. Multi-label classification for multi-species distribution modeling. In: Proceedings of the 28th international conference on machine learning; Bellevue, WA. International Machine Learning Society: http://www.icml-2011.org/index.php. (Pub No: 4735)
Committee on Hydrologic Impacts of Forest Management, National Research Council Julia A. Jones vice-chair. 2008. Hydrologic effects of a changing forest landscape . Washington, DC: The National Academy of Sciences. 168 p. (Pub No: 4275)
Czarnomski, Nicole M.; Dreher, David M.; Snyder, Kai U.; Jones, Julia A.; Swanson, Frederick J. 2008. Dynamics of wood in stream networks of the western Cascades Range, Oregon. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 38: 2236-2248. (Pub No: 4014)
Perkins, Reed M.; Jones, Julia A. 2008. Climate variability, snow, and physiographic controls on storm hydrographs in small forested basins, western Cascades, Oregon. Hydrological Processes. 22: 4949-4964. (Pub No: 4276)
Jones, Julia A.; Post, David A. 2004. Seasonal and successional streamflow response to forest cutting and regrowth in the northwest and eastern United States. Water Resources Research. 40: W05203, doi: 10.1029/2003WR002952. (Pub No: 2787)
Jones, J. A. 2000. Hydrologic processes and peak discharge response to forest removal, regrowth, and roads in 10 small experimental basins, western Cascades, Oregon. Water Resources Research. 36(9): 2621-2642. (Pub No: 2567)
Parendes, Laurie A.; Jones, Julia A. 2000. Role of light availability and dispersal in exotic plant invasion along roads and streams in the H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest, Oregon. Conservation Biology. 14(1): 64-75. (Pub No: 2522)
Powers, Jennifer Sarah; Sollins, Phillip; Harmon, Mark E.; Jones, Julia A. 1999. Plant-pest interactions in time and space: a Douglas-fir bark beetle outbreak as a case study. Landscape Ecology. 14: 105-120. (Pub No: 2579)
Post, D. A.; Grant, G. E.; Jones, J. A. 1998. New developments in ecological hydrology expand research opportunities. EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union. 79(43): 517, 526. (Pub No: 2536)
Swanson, Frederick J.; Jones, Julia A.; Grant, Gordon E. 1997. The physical environment as a basis for managing ecosystems. In: Kohm, Kathryn A.; Franklin, Jerry F., eds. Creating a forestry for the 21st century: the science of ecosystem management. Washington, DC; Covelo, CA: Island Press: 229-238. (Pub No: 2287)