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Dr John Lowry Jr

Senior Lecturer

School of People, Environment and Planning

Research Outputs

Journal

Lau, CL., Mayfield, HJ., Lowry, JH., Watson, CH., Kama, M., & Nilles, EJ. (2017). Unravelling infectious disease eco-epidemiology using Bayesian networks and scenario analysis: A case study of leptospirosis in Fiji. Environmental Modelling & Software. 97, 271-286
[Journal article]Authored by: Lowry Jr, J.
Devi, PP., Lowry, JH., & Weber, E. (2017). Global environmental impact of informal settlements and perceptions of local environmental threats: An empirical case study in Suva, Fiji. Habitat International. 69, 58-67
[Journal article]Authored by: Lowry Jr, J.
Watson, CH., Baker, S., Lau, CL., Rawalai, K., Taufa, M., Coriakula, J., . . . Edmunds, WJ. (2017). A cross-sectional seroepidemiological survey of typhoid fever in Fiji. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. , 1-17
[Journal article]Authored by: Lowry Jr, J.
Sommer, H., Kröner, A., & Lowry, J. (2017). Neoproterozoic eclogite- to high-pressure granulite-facies metamorphism in the Mozambique belt of east-central Tanzania: A petrological, geochemical and geochronological approach. Lithos. , 666-690
[Journal article]Authored by: Lowry Jr, J.
Reuben, R., & Lowry, JH. (2016). Effectiveness of evacuation facilities in Honiara City, Solomon Islands: a spatial perspective. Natural Hazards. 82, 227-244
[Journal article]Authored by: Lowry Jr, J.
Lau, CL., Watson, CH., Lowry, JH., David, MC., Craig, SB., Wynwood, SJ., . . . Nilles, EJ. (2016). Human Leptospirosis Infection in Fiji: An Ecoepidemiological Approach to Identifying Risk Factors and Environmental Drivers for Transmission. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. , 1-25
[Journal article]Authored by: Lowry Jr, J.
Lowry, JH., & Lowry, MB. (2014). Comparing spatial metrics that quantify urban form. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems. 44, 59-67
[Journal article]Authored by: Lowry Jr, J.
Paquette, J., & Lowry, J. (2012). Flood hazard modeling and risk assessment in the Nadi River Basin, Fiji using GIS and MCDA. The South Pacific Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences. 30, 33-43
[Journal article]Authored by: Lowry Jr, J.
Rivera, S., Lowry, J., Hernandez, AJ., Ramsey, RD., Lezama, R., & Veasquez, MA. (2012). A comparison between cluster-busting technique and a classification tree algorithm of moderate resolution imaging spectrometer (MODIS). Geocarto International. 27(1), 1-13
[Journal article]Authored by: Lowry Jr, J.
Lowry, JH., Baker, ME., & Ramsey, D. (2012). Determinants of urban tree canopy in residential neighborhoods: Household characteristics, urban form, and the geophysical landscape. Urban Ecosystems. 15(1), 247-266
[Journal article]Authored by: Lowry Jr, J.
Rivera, S., Lowry, J., Hernandez, AJ., Ramsey, RD., Lezema, R., & Velazquez, M. (2011). MODIS generated land cover mapping of Honduras: A base-line layout to create a national monitoring center. Revista de Teledetección. 35, 94-108
[Journal article]Authored by: Lowry Jr, J.
Lowry, JH., Ramsey, RD., & Kjelgren, RK. (2011). Predicting urban forest growth and its impact on residential landscape water demand in a semiarid urban environment. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening. 10(3), 193-204
[Journal article]Authored by: Lowry Jr, J.
Hooten, MB., Johnson, DS., Hanks, EM., & Lowry, JH. (2010). Agent-based inference for animal movement and selection. Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics. 15(4), 523-538
[Journal article]Authored by: Lowry Jr, J.
Lowry, JH., Ramsey, RD., Stoner, LL., Kirby, J., & Schulz, K. (2008). An ecological framework for evaluating map errors using fuzzy sets. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing. 74(12), 1509-1519
[Journal article]Authored by: Lowry Jr, J.
Lowry, J., Ramsey, RD., Thomas, K., Schrupp, D., Sajwaj, T., Kirby, J., . . . Prior-Magee, J. (2007). Mapping moderate-scale land-cover over very large geographic areas within a collaborative framework: A case study of the Southwest Regional Gap Analysis Project. Remote Sensing of Environment. 108(1)
[Journal article]Authored by: Lowry Jr, J.
Lowry Jr, JH., Miller, HJ., & Hepner, GF. (1995). A GIS based sensitivity analysis of community vulnerability to hazardous contaminants on the Mexico/US border. Photogrammetric engineering and remote sensing. 61(11), 1347-1359
[Journal article]Authored by: Lowry Jr, J.

Book

Langs, LA., Thomas, KA., Schulz, KA., & Lowry Jr, JH. (2008). A gap analysis of ecological systems for the Colorado Plateau ecoregion using Southwest Regional Gap Analysis land cover. In C. van Ripper, & DJ. Mattson (Eds.) The Colorado Plateau III: Integrating Research and Resource Management for Effective Conservation. (pp. 55 - 75). : The University of Arizona Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Lowry Jr, J.
Falzarano, S., Thomas, K., & Lowry Jr, JH. (2005). Using decision tree modeling in Gap analysis land cover mapping: preliminary results for northeastern Arizona. In C. van Ripper, & DJ. Mattson (Eds.) The Colorado Plateau II: Bophysical, Socioeconomic, and Cultural Research. (pp. 67 - 99). Tucson, Arizona, USA: The University of Arizona Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Lowry Jr, J.

Report

Ramsey, RD., McGinty, CM., Lowry Jr, JH., Leydsman, EI., Stoner, LA., Crabb, BA., . . . Montrone, AK.(2012). Grand Teton National Park and John D Rockefeller Jr Memorial Parkway: Natural Resource Condition Assessment. (Report No. Natural Resource Report NPS/GRYN/NRR-2-12/550). : National Park Service, Fort Collins, Colorado
[Technical Report]Authored by: Lowry Jr, J.
Günseli, B., Gaddis, E., Bagstad, K., & Lowry, J.(2011). The Utah Genuine Progress Indicator (GPU), 1990 to 2007: A Report to the People of Utah.
[Technical Report]Contributed to by: Lowry Jr, J.
McIntyre, SA., & Peters, HM.(2007). The Ecological Footprint of Utah.
[Technical Report]Contributed to by: Lowry Jr, J.

Conference

Lowry, JH., Mattieu, J-B., Lens, M-I., Hason,, G., Sese, K., Kera, J., . . . Boehmer, HJ. (2016, June). Recently spreading ivory cane palm (Pinanga coronata) -- an upcoming threat to Fiji's forest biodiversity?. Presented at 23rd Pacific Science Congress. Taipei, Taiwan.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Lowry Jr, J.
Lowry Jr, JH. (2016, June). Spatial accessibility of evacuation shelters in Port Vila, Vanuatu. Presented at 23rd Pacific Science Congress. Taipei, Taiwan.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Lowry Jr, J.
Lowry, J., Jione, M., Koto, C., & John, E. (2015, September). Developing lifelong skills through Problem-Based Learning: A case study of student videos promoting waste recycling at USP.. Presented at Vice-Chancellor's Forum on Learning and Teaching. Suva, Fiji.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Lowry Jr, J.
Lowry Jr, JH. (2015, February). A geographic approach to assessing vulnerability to climate sensitive diseases in Fiji (preliminary work). Presented at Climate Change and Health Adaptation Symposium. Suva, Fiji.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Lowry Jr, J.
Stephens, M., & Lowry, JH. (2013, June). Recent landslide activity in the Ba River Catchment, NW Viti Levu Island, Fiji. Presented at Asia Oceania Geosciences Society Annual Meeting. Brisbane, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Lowry Jr, J.

Supervision and Teaching

Courses Coordinated

  • 132.738 GIS Principles and Applications
  • 132.740 Geographic Information Systems Programming and Practice
  • 145.202 Working with Geographic Data
  • 230.705 Interpretation in Geospatial Analytics

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