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|Jason Kreitler |
|office(208) 426-5217, (cell) (208) 854-9440|
|Project Skills: ||Hazards - Wildfire risk and vulnerability|
| Ecosystem Science - Ecosystem services|
| Climate Change - Geography of climate change; Climate gap analysis; Connectivity|
| Tools and Techniques - Spatial analysis for conservation and resource issues|
| GIS - Spatial decision support for conservation resource allocation; Spatial cost modeling for conservation planning|
|Geographic Regions: ||California, Puget Sound, Western United States.|
|Current/Recent Projects: ||The Puget Sound Ecosystem Portfolio Model: Research investigating ecosystem service demand by looking at variation in recreational behavior, and how it relates to environmental condition, travel costs, and amenities.|
Evaluating the potential climate connectivity of wildlife corridors
Cumulative Biological Impacts Framework for Solar Energy Projects in the California Desert:
|Collaborations: ||The Biogeography Lab at UCSB; UC Berkeley; Washington State Dept. of Ecology; Washington State Parks; Forest Service; Fish and Wildlife Service;|
|Recent Publications: ||Kreitler J, Papenfus M, Byrd K, Labiosa W (2013). Interacting Coastal Based Ecosystem Services: Recreation and Water Quality in Puget Sound, WA. PLoS ONE 8(2): e56670. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0056670|
Klose, K., Cooper, S.D., Leydecker, A.D., and J Kreitler (2012). Relationships among catchment land use and concentrations of nutrients, algae, and dissolved oxygen in a southern California river. Freshwater Science: September 2012, Vol. 31, No. 3, pp. 908-927.
Byrd, K.B, Kreitler, J, and Labiosa, W.B, (2011). Tools and methods for evaluating and refining alternative futures for coastal ecosystem managementthe Puget Sound Ecosystem Portfolio Model. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 20111279.
Stoms, D.M., Kreitler, J., and F.W. Davis. (2010). The power of information for cost-effective conservation. Environmental Modeling and Software. doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2010.03.008
Borchert, M., F. W. Davis, and J. Kreitler. (2007). Carnivore use of an avocado orchard in Southern California. California Fish and Game 94, (2) 61-74.
Machado, E. A., D. M. Stoms, F. W. Davis, and J. Kreitler. (2006). Prioritizing farmland preservation cost-effectively for multiple objectives. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 61, (6) 250-258.
|Academic Background: ||Ph.D., Environmental Science and Management, UCSB, 2011|
M.E.S.M, Environmental Science and Management, UCSB, 2005
B.A., Biology, Colorado College, 2001