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Alison Boyer

Joint ORNL Faculty Assistant Professor

Research Interest

Ecological data management, land use, & conservation


Ecological data management, phenology, land use, remote sensing, conservation, climate change, biogeography.


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  • Boyer, A.G. and W. Jetz. 2014. Extinctions and the loss of ecological function in island bird communities. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 23:679-688. DOI: 10.1111/geb.12147
  • Duncan, R., Boyer, A.G. and T. Blackburn. 2013. Magnitude and variation of prehistoric bird extinctions in the Pacific. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. 110: 6436-6441. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1216511110
  • Davidson, A.D., Boyer, A.G., Kim, H., Pompa-Mansilla, S., Hamilton, M.J., Costa, D.P., Ceballos, G., and J.H. Brown. 2012. Drivers and hotspots of extinction risk in marine mammals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. 109: 3395-3400. DOI: doi:10.1073/pnas.1121469109
  • Smith, F.A., Boyer, A.G., et al. (20 authors). 2010. The evolution of maximum body size of terrestrial mammals. Science. 330: 1216-1219. DOI: 10.1126/science.1194830

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