James is a Research Biogeographer at the USGS, Columbia River Research Laboratory.
I am a research biogeographer that examines the current and future distributions of common, threatened, and endangered species. I have developed habitat models across the western U.S. for fish, birds, mammals, and reptiles. Climate-change, ecological flows, and riparian obligates are my focal areas.
2002 to Present - Research Biogeographer, U.S. Geological Survey, Columbia River Research Laboratory, Cook, WA
1997-2001 - Senior GIS Analyst, Arizona Game and Fish Department, Phoenix, AZ
1995-1996 - GIS Coordinator, Peabody Coal Company, Flagstaff, AZ
1988-1994 - Timber/Fish/Wildlife (TFW) Biologist, Hoh Indian Tribe, Forks, WA
Education and Certifications
M.S. 1996. Geography, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ. Concentration: Analytical Techniques (GIS, Remote Sensing, Biogeography)
B.S. 1984. Environmental Studies, Western Washington University, Huxley College of Environmental Studies, Bellingham, WA. Concentration: Terrestrial Ecosystems Analysis