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

Phone Number: 
(541) 737-6566
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


Graduate Major Advisor
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.