"Plants, man and landscape in Marquesan valleys, French Polynesia." (Parsons)
b. 13 July 1932, St. Paul, Nebraska. m. Shirley Adele Nichols; ch. Dawn and Clay.
B.A. University of Hawaii (Geography) 1955.
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii (since 1975) Assistant Professor.
University of California, Berkeley, Environmental Studies, Winter and Spring 1975; National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, 1969-1974; George Washington University, Spring 1972; Univ. of Delaware, 1965-68.
Plants, Man and Landscape in Marquesan Valleys, French Polynesia. Ann Arbor, Michigan, Xerox University Microfilms 71-9790, 324 pp., 1971.
Tropical Biogeography Files: A Literature Retrieval System for Tropical Biogeography. Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, 31 pp., 1972.
"Unique dry-island biota under official protection in the northwestern Marquesas Islands (Iles Marquises)." Biological Conservation, 5(1): 66-67, 1973.
Editor. Blackhawk: Environmental Impact of a Large Suburban Development in Contra Costa County, California. Univ. of California, Berkeley, Environmental Studies Group Major, 259 pp., 1975. (Processed)
"Geographical generalization: an appreciation of Edward Y. Hosaka's Vegetation Zones of Hawaii." Yearbook, Assoc. of Pacific Coast Geogr., 40, 1978.
"What has happened to the Kuleana Lands of Hawaii?" Yearbook, Assoc. of Pacific Coast Geogr., 40, 1978
"The social and economic impact of tourism on Pacific communities." Annals of Tourism Research, 5:353-354, 1978.
"The probable introduction of the Uapou Blue Lorikeet to Uahuka, Marquesas." Elepaio, 41(1):8, 1980.
A Manual of Field Classification of Structures and Land Use Activities. Honolulu: Department of Geography, University of Hawaii at Manoa for the Department of General Planning, City and County of Honolulu, 35 pp., 1983.
"Implications of the distribution of names for cotton (Gossypium spp.) in the Indo-Pacific." (with Rubellite K. Johnson) Asian Perspectives, 1983. (In press)