Jacob Bukoski

Bukoski, Jacob

Position Type:
Job Title:
Assistant Professor and Director of the Forests and Climate Change graduate certificate
Forest Ecosystems & Society
Office Location:
310 Richardson Hall
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Graduate Major Advisor
Ph.D., Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, University of California, Berkeley
M.S., Environmental Science, Yale University
B.A. Environmental Studies, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Research Areas
Science of Conservation, Restoration and Sustainable Management
Integrated Social and Ecological Systems
Forest, Wildlife and Landscape Ecology
Research Interests
  • Forest Carbon
  • Carbon Markets
  • International Forestry
  • Western Forestry
  • Forest Management
  • Statistics
  • Biometrics
Courses Taught:
  • FES 511
    Case studies in forests and climate change
  • FES 525
    Interdisciplinary approaches to social-ecological problems
  • FES 527
    Forest Carbon Analysis for Assessments and Policy Agreements
Selected Publications:
  1. Bukoski, J.J., Cook-Patton, S.C., Melikov, C., Ban, H., Liu, J.C., Harris, N., Goldman, E., and Potts, M.D. 2022. Rates and drivers of aboveground carbon accumulation in global monoculture plantation forests. Nature Communications doi:10.1038/s41467-022-31380-7
  2. Bukoski, J.J., Dronova, I., and Potts, M.D. 2021. Net loss statistics underestimate carbon emissions from mangrove land use and land cover change. Ecography doi:10.1111/ecog.05982.
  3. Prieto, P.V., Bukoski, J.J., Barros, F.S.M., Beyer, H.L., Iribarrem, A., Brancalion, P.H.S., Chazdon, R.L., Lindenmayer, D.B., Strassburg, B.B.N., Guariguata, M.R., Crouzeilles, R. 2021. Predicting landscape-scale biodiversity recovery by natural tropical forest regrowth. Conservation Biology doi:10.1111/cobi.13842.
  4. Golebie, E.J., Aczel, M., Bukoski, J.J., Chau, S., Ramirez-Bullon, N., Gong, M., and Teller, N. 2021. A qualitative systematic review of governance principles for mangrove conservation. Conservation Biology doi:10.1111/cobi.13850.