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Jeanine Rhemtulla

Associate Professor
Director, Natural Resources Conservation Program

Forest Sciences Centre 3609
2424 Main Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4

work phone: 604-827-1785

Selected Publications

Lauren Nerfa, Jeanine M. Rhemtulla, Hisham Zerriffi (2020). Forest dependence is more than forest income: Development of a new index of forest product collection and livelihood resources World Development 125
Rasmussen, L., S.L.R. Wood, and J.M. Rhemtulla (2020). Deconstructing diets: the role of wealth, farming system, and landscape context in shaping rural diets in Ethiopia Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems in press
Park, H., Kramer, M., Rhemtulla, J., Konijnendijk van den Bosch, C. (2019). Urban food systems that involve trees in Northern America and Europe: A scoping review Urban Forestry & Urban Greening 45: 126360
Nerfa, L., and J.M. Rhemtulla (2019). Changes in tree species diversity, composition, and aboveground biomass in areas of fuelwood harvesting in miombo woodland ecosystems of southern Malawi. Forests Trees and Livelihoods 28(3): 176-193
EM Bennett, C. Albert, A. Ball, J. Cardille, K. Dancose, S. Delmotte, A. Gonzalez, H. Hui-Huang, M. Lechowicz, K. Liss, R. Kipp, D. Maguire, S. Mahajan, M. Mitchell, K. Teixeira-Martins, C. Raudsepp-Hearne, D. Renard, J. Rhemtulla, L. Taliana, M. Terrado, C. Ziter (2019). The Montérégie Connection: Understanding How Ecosystems Can Provide Resilience to the Risk of Ecosystem Service Change. Pages 291-300 IN Atlas of Ecosystem Services Springer, Cham
Rasmussen, L.V., J. Rhemtulla, M. Fagan, A. Ickowitz, S. Wood, G. Kennedy, B. Powell, F. Baudron, S. Gergel, E. Smithwick, T. Sunderland & S. Wood (2019). Forest pattern, not just amount, influences dietary quality in five African countries Global Food Security. 25: 100331
S.J. Wilson and J.M. Rhemtulla (2018). Small montane cloud forest fragments are important for conserving tree diversity in the Ecuadorian Andes Biotropica 50(4): 586-597
J.A Fortin, J.T. Fisher, J.M. Rhemtulla, and E.S. Higgs (2018). Estimates of landscape composition from terrestrial oblique photographs suggest homogenization of Rocky Mountain landscapes over the last century Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation doi: 10.1002/rse2.100
B. Frei, D. Renard, MGE Mitchell, V. Seufert, R. Chaplin‐Kramer, JM Rhemtulla, EM Bennett (2018). Bright spots in agricultural landscapes: Identifying areas exceeding expectations for multifunctionality and biodiversity Journal of Applied Ecology 55(6): 2731-2743
Beller, E McClenachan, L Trant, A Sanderson, EW Rhemtulla, JM Guerrini, A Grossinger, R Higgs, E (2017). Toward principles of historical ecology American Journal of Botany
Kirby, K Rhemtulla, JM Gergel, SE (2017). Heterogeneity in ecosystem services: Multi-scale carbon management in tropical forest landscapes. Learning Landscape Ecology, 2nd edition
Fox, TA Rhemtulla, JR Ramankutty, N Lesk, C Coyle, T Kunhamu, TK (2017). Agricultural land-use change in Kerala, India: Perspectives from above and below the canopy Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Environment
Coomes, OT Takasaki, Y Rhemtulla, JM (2017). What fate for swidden agriculture under land constraint in tropical forests? Lessons from a long-term study in an Amazonian peasant community Journal of Rural Studies
Wood, SLR Rhemtulla, JM Coomes, OT (2017). Cropping history trumps fallow duration in long-term soil and vegetation dynamics of shifting cultivation systems Ecological Applications
Renard, D Bennett, EM Rhemtulla, JR (2016). Agro-biodiversity has increased over a 95-year period at sub-regional and regional scales in southern Quebec, Canada. Environmental Research Letters
Coomes, OT Takasaki, Y Rhemtulla, JM (2016). Forests as landscapes of social inequality: tropical forest cover and land distribution among shifting cultivators. Ecology & Society
Tomscha, SA Sutherland, IJ Renard, D Gergel, SE Rhemtulla, JM Bennett, EM Daniels, LD Eddy, IMS Clark, EE (2016). A guide to historical datasets for reconstructing ecosystem services over time BioScience
Chen, DM Tucker, B Badami, MG Ramankutty, N Rhemtulla, JM (2016). A multi-dimensional metric for facilitating sustainable food choices in campus cafeterias Journal of Cleaner Production
SJ Wilson JM Rhemtulla (2016). Acceleration and novelty: community restoration speeds recovery and transforms species composition in young Andean cloud forest Ecological Applications 26(1): 203-218
S Wood JM Rhemtulla OC Coomes (2016). Intensification of tropical fallow-based agriculture: trading ecosystem services for economic gain in shifting cultivation landscapes Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Environment
D Renard JM Rhemtulla E Bennett (2015). Historical dynamics in ecosystem service bundles Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112(43): 13411-13416
MGE Mitchell, E Bennett, A Gonzalez, MJ Lechowicz, JM Rhemtulla, JA Cardille, K Vanderheyden, G Poirier-Ghys, D Remard, S Delmotte, CH Albert, B Rayfield, M Dumitru, H Huang, R Kipp, M Larouche, K Liss, DY Maguire, K Martins, M Terrado, C Ziter, L Taliana, K Dancose (2015). The Monteregie connection: Linking landscapes, biodiversity, and ecosystem services, to improve decision-making Ecology and Society 20(4):15
AM Petty, C Isendahl, H Brenkert-Smith, DJ Goldstein, JM Rhemtulla, A Rahman, T Kumasi (2015). Maintenance and change in social-ecological systems: applying historical ecology to the study of resource management institutions Global Environmental Change 31:1-10
Higgs, E., D.A. Falk, A. Guerrini, M. Hall, J. Harris, R.J. Hobbs, S.T. Jackson, J.M. Rhemtulla, and W. Throop (2014). The changing role of history in restoration ecology Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 12(9): 499-506
AM Petty, C Isendahl, H Brenkert-Smith, DJ Goldstein, JM Rhemtulla, A Rahman, T Kumasi (2013). The elusive pursuit of interdisciplinarity at the human-environment interface Bioscience 63.9: 745-753
E Heller, JM Rhemtulla, S Lele, M Kalacska, S Badiger, R Sengupta, N Ramankutty (2012). Mapping crop types, irrigated areas, and cropping intensities in heterogeneous landscapes of Southern India using multi-temporal medium resolution imagery: implications for assessing water use in agriculture Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing
Ramankutty, N., and J.M. Rhemtulla (2012). Can intensive farming save nature? Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 10: 455–455.
Coomes, O.T., Y. Takasaki, and J.M. Rhemtulla (2011). Land-use poverty traps identified in shifting cultivation systems shape long-term tropical forest cover Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 108(34): 13925-13930
Pijanowski, B.C., L.R. Iverson, C.A. Drew, H. Bulley, J.M. Rhemtulla, M.C. Wimberly, A. Bartsch, and J. Peng. (2010). Addressing the interplay of poverty and the ecology of landscapes: A grand challenge topic for landscape ecologists? Landscape ecology 25(1): 5-16
Rhemtulla, J.M., D.J. Mladenoff, and M.K. Clayton (2009). Historical forest baselines reveal potential for continued carbon sequestration Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106(15): 6082-6087
Rhemtulla, J.M., D.J. Mladenoff, and M.K. Clayton (2009). Legacies of historical land use on regional forest composition and structure in Wisconsin, USA (mid1800s to 1930s to 2000s) Ecological Applications 19(4): 1061-1078
JM Rhemtulla, DJ Mladenoff (2007). Regional land cover conversion in the US upper midwest: magnitude of change and limited recovery in Wisconsin (1850-1935-1993) Landscape Ecology 22(S1): 57-75
JM Rhemtulla, DJ Mladenoff (2007). Why history matters in landscape ecology Landscape Ecology 22(S1): 1-3
JM Rhemtulla, RJ Hall, ES Higgs, SE Macdonald (2002). Eighty years of change: vegetation in the montane ecoregion of Jasper National Park Canadian Journal of Forest Research 32:2010-2021