Assistant Professor of Forest Landscape Ecology
PhD, Ecology. University of California, Davis. 2005.
Master of Science, Horticulture. University of California, Davis. 2001.
Bachelor of Science, Resource Management. University of California, Berkeley. 1997.
Dobrowski, S.Z. (2011) A climatic basis for microrefugia: the influence of terrain on climate. Global Change Biology 17(2): 1022-1035. (Faculty of 1000 Biology)
Cleveland, C.C., A.R. Townsend, P. Taylor, S. Alvarez-Clare, M.M.C. Bustamante, G. Chuyong, S.Z. Dobrowski, P. Grierson, K.E. Harms, B.Z. Houlton, A. Marklein, W. Parton, S. Porder, S.C. Reed, C.A. Sierra, W.L. Silver, E.V.J. Tanner, and W.R. Wieder. (2011) Relationships among net primary productivity, nutrients and climate in tropical rain forests: a pan-tropical analysis. Ecology Letters 14(9): 939-947.
Dobrowski, S.Z., J.T. Abatzoglou, J.A. Greenberg, S.G. Schladow (2009) How much influence does landscape-scale physiography have on air temperature in a mountain environment? Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 149: 1751-1758
Greenberg, J.A., S.Z. Dobrowski, V.C. Vanderbilt. (2009) Limitations of maximum tree density using hyperspatial remote sensing and envrionmental gradient analysis. Remote Sensing of Environment 113: 94-101
Dobrowski, S.Z., H.D. Safford, C.A. Rueda, and S.L. Ustin (2008) Mapping mountain vegetation using image-based texture analysis, predictive species distribution modeling, and object-based classification. Applied Vegetation Science 11: 499-508.
Hammersmark, C.T, S.Z. Dobrowski, M.C. Rains, and J.F. Mount (2008) Simulated effects of stream restoration on the distribution of wet meadow vegetation. Restoration Ecology (in press)
Dobrowski, S.Z. and S.K. Murphy (2006) A practical look at the variable area transect. Ecology 87 (7): 1856-1860.
Malhi, R.S., Gonzalez-Oliver, A., Schroeder, K.B., Kemp, B.M., Greenberg, J.A., S.Z. Dobrowski, Smith, D.G. et al. (2008). Distribution of Y Chromosomes Among Native North Americans: A Study of Athapaskan Population History. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 137: 412-424
Dobrowski, S.Z., J.A. Greenberg, C.M. Ramirez, and S.L. Ustin (2006) Improving image derived vegetation maps with regression based distribution modeling. Ecological Modeling 192: 126-142.
Greenberg, J.A., S.Z. Dobrowski, C.M. Ramirez, J.L. Tuil, and S.L. Ustin (2006) A bottom-up approach to vegetation mapping of the Lake Tahoe Basin using hyperspatial image analysis. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing 72 (5): 581-589.
Greenberg, J.A., S.Z. Dobrowski, and S.L. Ustin (2005) Shadow allometry: estimating tree structural parameters using hyperspatial image analysis. Remote Sensing of Environment 97: 15-25.
Dobrowski, S.Z., J.C. Pushnik, P.J. Zarco-Tejada, and S.L. Ustin (2005) Simple reflectance indices track heat and water stress induced changes in steady state chlorophyll fluorescence at the canopy scale. Remote Sensing of Environment 97: 403-414.
Roberts, D.A., S.L. Ustin, S. Ogunjemiyo, J. Greenberg, S.Z. Dobrowski, J. Chen, and T.M. Hinckley (2004) Scaling up the forests of the Pacific Northwest using remote sensing. Ecosystems 7 (5): 545-562.
Zarco-Tejada, P.J., J.C. Pushnik, S.Z. Dobrowski, and S.L Ustin (2002) Steady-state chlorophyll a fluorescence detection from canopy derivative reflectance and double-peak red edge effects. Remote Sensing of Environment 84: 283-294.