John Chamblee, Database Administrator Principal, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Anthropology

John Chamblee

Research Emphasis:

Dr. Chamblee's activity at Coweeta focuses on scientific computing solutions for non-profit organizations in the study area and the relationship between landscape structure, social boundaries, and land markets. He was the CWT LTER Information Manager between 2009 and 2014 and Co-Chair of the LTER Information Management Committee from 2012 to 2014.

Contact Information:

Primary Organization:  University of Georgia

Mailing Address:

Dr. John F. Chamblee
Department of Anthropology
Athens, GA 30602-1619

Office Phone:  706.542.3448


CWT Data Sets:

4043 (Hedonic Modeling Data for Land Use Regulations and Water Quality in Buncombe County, N.C.)

CWT Publications and Presentations: (custom bibliography)

Journal Articles

Dornelas M, Antão LH, Moyes F, et al. BioTIME: A database of biodiversity time series for the Anthropocene. Global Ecol Biogeogr. 2018; 00:1 - 26.

Chamblee, John F., Carolyn A. Dehring, Craig A. Depken II and Joseph R. Nicholson. 2015. Water Contamination, Land Prices, and the Statute of Repose. The Journal of Real Estate, Finance, and Economics. 51(3). (DOI: 10.1007/s11146-015-9514-3)

Ferguson, P.F., Conroy, M., Chamblee, J.F. and Hepinstall-Cymerman, J. 2015. Using structured decision making with landowners to address privateforest management and parcelization: balancing multiple objectives andincorporating uncertainty. Ecology and Society. 20 (4):27

Jackson, C. R., Leigh, D. S., Scarbrough, S. L., and Chamblee, J. F. 2015. Herbaceous Versus Forested Riparian Vegetation: Narrow and Simple Versus Wide, Woody and Diverse Stream Habitat. River Res. Applic., 31: 847-857. doi: 10.1002/rra.2783.

Bain, D. J, Green, M. B, Campbell, J. L, Chamblee, J.F., Chaoka, S., Fraterrigo, J.M., Kaushal, S. S, Martin, S. L, Jordan, T. E, Parolari, A. J, Sobczak, W. V, Weller, D. E, Wolheim, W. W, Boose, E. R, Duncan, J., Gettel, G. M, Hall, B. R, Kumar, P., Thompson, J. R, Vose, J.M., Elliott, E. M and Leigh, D.S. 2012. Legacy Effects in Material Flux: Structural Catchment Changes Predate Long-Term Studies. Bioscience. 62(6):575-584.

Dehring, C.A., Chamblee, J.F., Colwell, P.F., Dehring, C. and Depken, C. 2011. The Effect of Conservation Activity on Surrounding Land Prices. Land Economics. 87(3):452-472.

Chamblee, J.F., Dehring, C.A., Depken, C.A. 2008. Watershed development restrictions and land prices: Empirical evidence from southern Appalachia. Regional Science and Urban Economics. 39: 287-296

Books and Book Sections

Webster, J.R., Benfield, E.F., Cecala, K.K., Chamblee, J.F., Dehring, C.A., Gragson, T.L., Cymerman, J.H., Jackson, C.R., Knoepp, J.D., Leigh, D.S., Maerz, J.C., Pringle, C., Valett, H.M., 2012. Water Quality and Exurbanization in Southern Appalachian Streams. In River Conservation and Management (Chapter on Catchment Conservation, Ecosystem Integrity and Threats to River Systems). P.J. Boon and P.J. Raven, eds. Published 2012 by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., p. 91-107

Newsletter and Newspaper Articles

Cary, R.H. and Chamblee, J.F. 2013. Coweeta LTER Upgrades Sensor Stations by Implementing the GCE Data Toolbox for Matlab to Stream Data. In: LTER Databits: Spring 2013. LTER Network Office.

Chamblee, J.F., Cary, R.H. and Sheldon, W.M. Jr. 2013. GCE and CWT Host Successful Workshop to Demonstrate, Improve, and Promote the Adoption of the GCE Data Toolbox for Matlab. In: LTER Databits: Spring 2013. LTER Network Office.

Chamblee, John F. Wade M. Sheldon, Jr. 2011 Systems Upgrade through Technology Transfer across LTERs: Who Benefits?. LTER Databits: Information Management Newsletter of the Long Term Ecological Research Network. Spring 2011 Issue. ( Accessed 2 June 2011

Chamblee, John F. 2010 Coweeta Supports Citizen Science Initiative; Collaboratively Redevelops and Publishes Long-Term Biomonitoring Database. LTER Databits: Information Management Newsletter of the Long Term Ecological Research Network. Fall 201o Issue. ( Accessed 2 January 2011


2013 Coweeta LTER Field Station and Marine Labs Grant Annual Report: Near-Real Time Data Streaming from the Coweeta LTER Environmental Sensor Network. Pages 6 in: Manuscript on file. Coweeta LTER, University of Georgia., Athens, GA.

2011 Coweeta LTER Mid-Term Review: Site Review Information Pamphlet. Manuscript on file. Coweeta LTER, University of Georgia.