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Jacob Bendix

Associate Professor, Geography

RS458078_JacobBendix

Contact Information
jbendix@maxwell.syr.edu

144A Eggers Hall
(315) 443-3819

Adjunct Associate Professor of Environmental and Forest Biology, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Degree

Ph.D., University of Georgia, 1992

Specialties

Biogeography, geomorphology, human impacts on environmental systems, media coverage of the environment

Publications

(Selected Publications)

2017     Bendix, J. and Commons, M.G. Distribution and frequency of wildfire in California riparian ecosystemsEnvironmental Research Letters 12: 075008.

2017     Bendix, J., Wiley Jr., J.J. and Commons, M.G. Intermediate disturbance and patterns of species richness. Physical Geography DOI:10.1080/02723646.2017.1327269.

2016     Bendix, J. Clay (a poem). GeoHumanities, 2(1):276-277.

2014      Bendix, J. and Vale, T.R.  Placing the river in context: James C. Knox, fluvial geomorphology, and physical geography. Geography Compass , 8(5):325-335.

2013     Bendix, J. and Cowell, C.M. Disturbance and riparian tree establishment in the Sespe Wilderness, California, USA. Physical Geography, 34(2):149-158.

2013     Bendix, J. and Stella, J.C. Riparian Vegetation and the Fluvial Environment: A Biogeographic Perspective. In : Shroder, J., Jr., Butler, D.R., Hupp, C.R., Eds., Treatise on Geomorphology, vol. 12, pp. 53-74. Academic Press, San Diego, CA.

2013     Stella, J.C., Rodríguez-González, P., Dufour, S. and Bendix, J. Physical Controls on Riparian Vegetation in Mediterranean-Climate Regions. Hydrobiologia, 719:291-315.

2010     Bendix, J. and Cowell, C.M. Fire, floods and woody debris: Interactions between biotic and geomorphic processes. Geomorphology, 116(3-4):297-304.

2010     Bendix, J. and Cowell, C.M. Impacts of wildfire on the composition and structure of riparian forests in Southern California. Ecosystems, 13(1):99-107 .

2002     Bendix, J.   Pre-European Fire in California Chaparral. In T. Vale, ed., Fire, Native Peoples, and the Natural Landscape, pp. 269-293.   Washington, D. C.: Island Press.   

2000     Bendix, J. and Hupp, C.R.   Hydrological and geomorphological impacts on riparian plant communities.  Hydrological Processes, 14(16-17): 2977-2990.

1999     Bendix, J.   Stream power influence on southern Californian riparian vegetation.  Journal of Vegetation Science, 10(2):243-252.

1999     Bendix, J. and Liebler, C. M. (1999).   Place, distance, and environmental news: Geographic variation in newspaper coverage of the spotted owl conflict.  Annals of the Association of American Geographers , 89(4):658-676.

1998     Bendix, J.  Impact of a flood on southern Californian riparian vegetation. Physical Geography, 19(2): 162-174.

1997     Bendix, J.  Flood disturbance and the distribution of riparian species diversity. Geographical Review, 87(4): 468-483.

1996     Parker, K.C. and Bendix, J.   Landscape-scale geomorphic influences on vegetation patterns in four environments.  Physical Geography, 17(2):113-141.

1996     Liebler, C.M. and Bendix, J.  Old-growth forests on network news: News sources and the framing of an environmental controversy. Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, 73(1):53-65

1994     Bendix, J.  Scale, direction and pattern in riparian vegetation-environment relationships. Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 84(4):654-667.

1994     Bendix, J.  Among-site variation in riparian vegetation of the Southern California Transverse Ranges. American Midland Naturalist, 132:136-151.

 

Teaching Appointments

1999- Associate Professor of Geography
1994-1999 Assistant Professor of Geography and Senior Research Associate in the Center for Environmental Policy and Administration, Syracuse University
1992-94 Temporary Assistant Professor, University of Georgia

Research Interests

Impacts of disturbance (principally fire and floods) on plant communities; interactions between ecological and fluvial geomorphic processes; inputs and impacts of woody debris in rivers; presettlement populations of beaver in North America and the impacts of their removal; media coverage of the environment.