Faculty & Staff Details

qi Chen

Lyndon Wester, Professor

Office Location:Saunders 437
Phone Number: (808) 956-7858
Email: wester@hawaii.edu

Website


Education:


Ph.D., UCLA, 1975. Geography.


M.A., UCLA, 1969. Geography,


Adelaide, Australia, 1968. Geography and History



Courses Taught

GEOG 309 - Introduction to Biogeography


GEOG 409 - Cultural Biogeography


GEOG 356 - Geography of Southeast Asia


GEOG 695 - Concepts and Theories in Geography



Research

Conservation of endangered species and habitat restoration; distribution and spread of adventive plant species; forest and forest management of Thailand; non-timber use of forest products; community garden movement.


Publications:

  • Lyndon Wester ., Sekson Yongvanit. Form and function of remnant forests of Dong Mun, Northeast Thailand, 2010, Regional Views, Komazawa University 23:1-12


  • Lyndon Wester., Sekson Yongvanit. Local plant names in communities in Northeast Thailand, 2006, Ethnobotany Research and Applications 4:203-212


  • (with John Delay, Lam Hoang, Byron Iida, Nicholas Kalodimos and Tamara Wong) Population dynamics of Marsilea villosa on O`ahu, Hawai`i, 2006, Pacific Science,60:385-402


  • Lyndon Wester., Sekson Yongvanit. Farmers, foresters and forest temples: Conservation in the Dong Mun Uplands, Northeast Thailand, 2005, Geoforum 36:735-749


  • Lyndon Wester., Sekson Yonvanit, Prasit Kunurat, Metree Rungsaeng, Kanit Bhunyasatistaporn, Supot Phromeim and John Vogler. Dependency of Humans on the Forest and its Impact on a Mountain Ecosystem in Amphoe Khon San, Chaiyaphum Province, 2005, (In Thai) 139 pp., Khon Kaen University, Thailand