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Black, C. E., M. Giraudeau, K. McGraw and P. Nolan. Bird song development along a rural-urban gradient. Frontiers in Zoology

Douglas, I., R. Wang, W. Xiang, L. Lin, D. L. Childers and J. Xie. Urban ecology: A comparison and contrast of approaches between East and West. Landscape and Urban Planning

Hutton, P. and K. McGraw. Effect of nighttime disturbance on sleep, disease, and stress in a songbird. Functional Ecology

Kim, Y., D. Eisenberg, E. Bondank, M. Chester, G. Mascaro and B. S. Underwood. Fail-safe and safe-to-fail adaptation: Decision-making for urban flooding under climate change. Climatic Change

Kitchen, K., M. C. Andrade and J. C. Johnson. Age differences, family origin and maternal investment explain juvenile cannibalism in the black widow spider better than kin selection. Animal Behaviour

Markolf, S., C. Hoehne, A. M. Fraser, S. Underwood and M. Chester. Transportation resilience to climate change and extreme weather events -- beyond risk and boundaries. Transport Policy

Pisani, O., M. Gao, N. Maie, T. Miyoshi, D. L. Childers and R. Jaffe. Compositional aspects of herbaceous litter decomposition in freshwater marshes of the Florida Everglades: A litter bag experiment. Plant and Soil

Sokolowski, M., A. Buell and P. Fox. An assessment of quagga mussel survival in the Salt and Verde River reservoirs as compared to the Colorado River. Water Environment Research

Song, J., Z. Wang, S. W. Myint and C. Wang. Interpreting physical characteristics of urban climatology in Phoenix metropolitan area, Arizona. Theoretical and Applied Climatology

Warner, B. P., D. L. Childers, C. Kuzdas and G. Stocks. Stakeholder adaptation to drought in Costa Rica's crony capitalist rice economy. Development and Change

In Press

Hondula, D. M., E. R. Kuras, J. Longo and E. W. Johnston. Toward precision governance: Infusing data into public management of environmental hazards. Public Management Review DOI: 10.1080/14719037.2017.1320043. (link )


Andrade, R., H. L. Bateman, J. Franklin and D. Allen. 2018. Waterbird community composition, abundance, and diversity along an urban gradient. Landscape and Urban Planning 170(Feb):103-111. DOI: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2017.11.003. (link )

Zhao, Q., J. Yang, Z. Wang and E. A. Wentz. 2018. Assessing the cooling benefits of tree shade by an outdoor urban physical scale model at Tempe, AZ. Urban Science 2(1):Art 4. DOI: 10.3390/urbansci2010004. (link )


Andrade, R., H. L. Bateman and Y. Kang. 2017. Seasonality and land cover characteristics drive aphid dynamics in an arid city. Journal of Arid Environments 122(Sep):12-20. DOI: 10.1016/j.jaridenv.2017.04.007. (link )

Banville, M. J., H. L. Bateman, S. R. Earl and P. S. Warren. 2017. Decadal declines in bird abundance and diversity in urban riparian zones. Landscape and Urban Planning 159(Mar):48-61. DOI: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2016.09.026. (link )

Berisha, V., D. M. Hondula, M. Roach, J. R. White, B. McKinney, D. Bentz, A. Mohamed, J. Uebelherr and K. Goodin. 2017. Assessing adaptation strategies for extreme heat: A public health evaluation of cooling centers in Maricopa County, Arizona. Weather, Climate, and Society 9(1):71-81. DOI: 10.1175/WCAS-D-16-0033.1. (link )

Bois, P., D. L. Childers, T. Corlouer, J. Laurent, A. Massicot, C. A. Sanchez and A. Wanko. 2017. Confirming a plant-mediated "Biological Tide" in an aridland constructed treatment wetland. Ecosphere 8(3):e01756. DOI: 10.1002/ecs2.1756. (link )

Burillo, D., M. V. Chester, B. Ruddell and N. Johnson. 2017. Electricity demand planning forecasts should consider climate non-stationarity to maintain reserve margins during heat waves. Applied Energy 206(Nov):267-277. DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2017.08.141. (link )

Chapman, E. J., H. Cadillo-Quiroz, D. L. Childers, M. R. Turetsky and M. P. Waldrop. 2017. Soil microbial community composition is correlated to soil carbon processing along a boreal wetland formation gradient. European Journal of Soil Biology 82(Sep-Oct):17-26. DOI: 10.1016/j.ejsobi.2017.08.001. (link )

Cook, M. O., M. J. Weaver, P. Hutton and K. McGraw. 2017. The effects of urbanization and human disturbance on problem solving in juvenile house finches (Haemorhous mexicanus). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 71:Art. 85. DOI: 10.1007/s00265-017-2304-6. (link )

DeMyers, C., C. Warpinski and A. Wutich. 2017. Urban water insecurity: A case study of homelessness in Phoenix, Arizona. Environmental Justice 10(3):72-80. DOI: 10.1089/env.2016.0043. (link )

Eagar, J., P. Herckes and H. E. Hartnett. 2017. The characterization of haboobs and the deposition of dust in Tempe, AZ from 2005 to 2014. Aeolian Research 24(Feb):81-91. DOI: 10.1016/j.aeolia.2016.11.004. (link )

Fishman, J. and V. K. Smith. 2017. Latent tastes, incomplete stratification, and the plausibility of vertical sorting models. Environmental and Resource Economics 66(2):339–361. DOI: 10.1007/s10640-015-9952-7. (link )

Fraser, A. M. and M. V. Chester. 2017. Transit system design and vulnerability of riders to heat. Journal of Transport & Health 4(Mar):216-225. DOI: 10.1016/j.jth.2016.07.005. (link )

Giraudeau, M., R. Stikeleather, J. McKenna, P. Hutton and K. McGraw. 2017. Plumage micro-organisms and preen gland size in an urbanizing context. Science of the Total Environment 580(Feb):425-429. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.09.224. (link )

Grimm, N. B., S. T. Pickett, R. L. Hale and M. L. Cadenasso. 2017. Does the ecological concept of disturbance have utility in urban social-ecological-technological systems?. Ecosystem Health and Sustainability 3(1):e01255. DOI: 10.1002/ehs2.1255. DOI: 10.1002/ehs2.1255. (link )

Groffman, P. M., M. Avolio, J. Cavender-Bares, N. D. Bettez, J. M. Grove, S. J. Hall, S. E. Hobbie, K. L. Larson, S. B. Lerman, D. H. Locke, J. B. Heffernan, J. L. Morse, C. Neill, K. C. Nelson, J. O'Neil-Dunne, D. E. Pataki, C. Polsky, R. Roy Chowdhury and T. L. Trammell. 2017. Ecological homogenization of residential macrosystems. Nature: Ecology & Evolution 1:Art. 0191. DOI: 10.1038/s41559-017-0191. (link )

Groffman, P. M., M. L. Cadenasso, J. Cavender-Bares, D. L. Childers, N. B. Grimm, J. M. Grove, S. E. Hobbie, L. R. Hutyra, G. D. Jenerette, P. T. McPhearson, D. E. Pataki, S. T. Pickett, R. V. Pouyat, E. Rosi-Marshall and B. L. Ruddell. 2017. Moving towards a new urban systems science. Ecosystems 20(1):38-43. DOI: 10.1007/s10021-016-0053-4. (link )

Hagaman, A. K. and A. Y. Wutich. 2017. How many interviews are enough to identify metathemes in multisited and cross-cultural research? Another perspective on Guest, Bunce, and Johnson's (2006) landmark study. Field Methods 29(1):23-41. DOI: 10.1177/1525822X16640447. (link )

Hondula, D. M., R. C. Balling Jr., R. Andrade, S. Krayenhoff, A. Middel, A. Urban, M. Georgescu and D. J. Sailor. 2017. Biometeorology for cities. International Journal of Biometeorology 61(Supp. 1):59-69. DOI: 10.1007/s00484-017-1412-3. (link )

Klaiber, H. A., J. K. Abbott and V. K. Smith. 2017. Some like it (less) hot: Extracting tradeoff measures for physically coupled amenities. Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economics 4(4): 1053-1079. DOI: 10.1086/692842. (link )

Krause, S., J. Lewandowski, N. B. Grimm, D. M. Hannah, G. Pinay, K. McDonald, E. Marti, A. Argerich, L. Pfister, J. Klaus, T. Battin, S. Larned, J. Schelker, J. Fleckenstein, C. Schmidt, M. O. Rivett, G. Watts, F. Sabater, A. Sorolla and V. Turk. 2017. Ecohydrological interfaces as hotspots of ecosystem processes. Water Resources Research 53(8):6359-6376. DOI: 10.1002/2016WR019516. (link )

Kuras, E. R., M. B. Richardson, M. M. Calkins, K. L. Ebi, J. J. Hess, K. W. Kintziger, M. A. Jagger, A. Middel, A. A. Scott, J. T. Spector, C. K. Uejio, J. K. Vanos, B. F. Zaitchik, J. M. Gohlke and D. M. Hondula. 2017. Opportunities and challenges for personal heat exposure research. Environmental Health Perspectives 125(8):085001. DOI: 10.1289/EHP556. (link )

Larson, K. L., J. Hoffmann and J. Ripplinger. 2017. Legacy effects and landscape choices in a desert city. Landscape and Urban Planning 165:22-29. DOI: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2017.04.014. (link )

Li, X., Y. Kamarianakis, Y. Ouyang, B. L. Turner II and A. J. Brazel. 2017. On the association between land system architecture and land surface temperatures: Evidence from a desert metropolis -- Phoenix, Arizona. Landscape and Urban Planning 163(2017):107-120. DOI: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2017.02.009. (link )

McCluney, K., J. D. Burdine and S. D. Frank. 2017. Variation in arthropod hydration across US cities with distinct climate. Journal of Urban Ecology 3(1):1-9. DOI: 10.1093/jue/jux003. (link )

McHale, M. R., S. J. Hall, A. Majumdar and N. B. Grimm. 2017. Carbon lost and carbon gained: A study of vegetation and carbon tradeoffs among diverse land uses in Phoenix, AZ. Ecological Applications 27(2):644–661. DOI: 10.1002/eap.1472. (link )

Palta, M. M., N. B. Grimm and P. M. Groffman. 2017. "Accidential" urban wetlands: Ecosystem functions in unexpected places. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 15(5):248-256. DOI: 10.1002/fee.1494. (link )

Pulford, E., B. A. Polidoro and M. L. Nation. 2017. Uniderstanding the relationships between water quality, recreational fishing practices, and human health in Phoenix, Arizona. Journal of Environmental Management 199(2017):242-250. DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2017.05.046. (link )

Rice, J. and P. K. Westerhoff. 2017. High levels of endocrine pollutants in US streams during low flow due to insufficient wastewater dilution. Nature Geoscience 10:587-591. DOI: 10.1038/ngeo2984. (link )

Ripplinger, J., S. L. Collins, A. M. York and J. Franklin. 2017. Boom-bust economics and vegetation dynamics in a desert city: How strong is the link?. Ecosphere 8(5):e01826. DOI: 10.1002/ecs2.1826. (link )

Smith, V. K., S. L. Harlan, M. McLean, J. Fishman, C. Valcarcel and M. L. Nation. 2017. Does reputation enhance response rates?. Applied Economic Letters 24(17):1228-1231. (link )

Song, J., Z. Wang and C. Wang. 2017. Biospheric and anthropogenic contributors to atmospheric CO2 variability in a residential neighborhood of Phoenix, Arizona. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 122:3317-3329. DOI: :10.1002/ 2016JD026267. (link )

van Riper, C. J., A. C. Landon, S. Kidd, P. Bitterman, L. A. Fitzgerald, E. F. Granek, S. Ibarra, D. Iwaniec, C. M. Raymond and D. Toledo. 2017. Incorporating sociocultural phenomena into ecosystem service valuation: The importance of critical pluralism. BioScience 67(3):233-244. DOI: 10.1093/biosci/biw170. (link )

Wang, Z., D. Shao and P. K. Westerhoff. 2017. Wastewater discharge impact on drinking water sources along the Yangtze River (China). Science of the Total Environment 599-600(Dec):1399-1407. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.05.078. (link )

Wheeler, M. M., C. Neill, P. M. Groffman, M. Avolia, N. D. Bettez, J. Cavender-Bares, R. Roy Chowdhury, L. Darling, J. M. Grove, S. J. Hall, J. B. Heffernan, S. E. Hobbie, K. L. Larson, J. L. Morse, K. C. Nelson, L. A. Ogden, W. D. Pearse, J. O'Neil-Dunne, D. E. Pataki, C. Polsky, M. K. Steele and T. L. Trammell. 2017. Continental-scale homogenization of residential lawn plant communities. Landscape and Urban Planning 165:54-63. DOI: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2017.05.004. (link )

York, A. M., K. Kane, C. M. Clark, L. E. Gentile, A. Wutich and S. L. Harlan. 2017. What determines public support for graduated development impact fees?. State and Local Government Review 49(1):15-26. DOI: 10.1177/0160323X17716745. (link )

Zhang, Y., A. Murray and B. L. Turner II. 2017. Optimizing green space locations to reduce daytime and nighttime urban heat island effects in Phoenix, Arizona. Landscape and Urban Planning 165:162-171. DOI: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2017.04.009. (link )

Zhao, Q., E. A. Wentz and A. T. Murray. 2017. Tree shade coverage optimization in an urban residential environment. Building and Environment 115(Apr):269-280. DOI: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2017.01.036. (link )


Barry, M., C. Chiu and P. Westerhoff. 2016. Severe weather impacts on water quality in central Arizona. Journal of the American Water Works Association 108(4):E221-E231. DOI: 10.5942/jawwa.2016.108.0027. (link )

Burillo, D., M. Chester and B. Ruddell. 2016. Electric grid vulnerabilities to rising air temperatures in Arizona. Procedia Engineering 145:1346-1353. DOI: 10.1016/j.proeng.2016.04.173. (link )

Chapman, E. J., D. L. Childers and J. J. Vallino. 2016. How the second law of thermodynamics has informed ecosystem ecology through its history. BioScience 66(1):27-39. DOI: 10.1093/biosci/biv166. (link )

Davies, S., S. Lane, S. L. Meddle, K. Tsutsui and P. J. Deviche. 2016. The ecological and physiological bases of variation in the phenology of gonad growth in an urban and desert songbird. General and Comparative Endrocrinology 230-231(May):17-25. DOI: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2016.03.013. (link )

Davies, S., S. Noor, E. Carpenter and P. Deviche. 2016. Innate immunity and testosterone rapidly respond to acute stress, but is corticosterone at the helm?. Journal of Comparative Physiology B 186(7):907-918. DOI: 10.1007/s00360-016-0996-y. (link )

Groffman, P. M., J. M. Grove, C. Polsky, N. D. Bettez, J. L. Morse, J. Cavender-Bares, S. J. Hall, J. B. Heffernan, S. E. Hobbie, K. L. Larson, C. Neill, K. C. Nelson, L. A. Ogden, J. O'Neil-Dunne, D. E. Pataki, R. Roy Chowdhury and D. Locke. 2016. Satisfaction, water and fertilizer use in the American residential macrosystem. Environmental Research Letters 11(3):034004. DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/11/3/034004. (link )

Grove, J. M., D. L. Childers, M. Galvin, S. Hines, T. A. Munoz-Erickson and E. Svendsen. 2016. Linking science and decision-making to promote an ecology for the city: Practices and opportunities. Ecosystem Health and Sustainability 2(9):e01239. DOI: 10.1002/ehs2.1239. (link )

Hall, S. J., J. K. Learned, B. Ruddell, K. L. Larson, J. Cavender-Bares, N. Bettez, P. M. Groffman, J. M. Grove, J. B. Heffernan, S. E. Hobbie, J. L. Morse, C. Neill, K. C. Nelson, J. P. O'Neil-Dunne, L. A. Ogden, D. E. Pataki, W. D. Pearse, C. Polsky, R. Roy Chowdhury, M. K. Steele and T. L. Trammell. 2016. Convergence of microclimate in residential landscapes across diverse cities in the United States. Landscape Ecology 31:101-117. DOI: 10.1007/s10980-015-0297-y. (link )

Heavenrich, H. and S. J. Hall. 2016. Elevated soil nitrogen pools after conversion of turfgrass to water-efficient residential landscapes. Environmental Research Letters 11(8):084007. DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/11/8/084007. (link )

Hutton, P. and K. McGraw. 2016. Urban impacts on oxidative balance and animal signals. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 4:Art. 54. DOI: 10.3389/fevo.2016.00054. (link )

Hutton, P. and K. McGraw. 2016. Urban-rural differences in eye, bill, and skull allometry in House Finches (Haemorhous mexicanus). Integrative Comparative Biology 56(6):1215-1224. DOI: 10.1093/icb/icw077. (link )

Iwaniec, D. M., G. S. Metson and D. Cordell. 2016. P-FUTURES: Towards urban food & water security through collaborative design and impact. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 20(Jun):1-7. DOI: 10.1016/j.cosust.2016.03.001. (link )

Jenerette, G. D., L. W. Clarke, M. L. Avolio, D. E. Pataki, T. W. Gillespie, S. Pincetl, D. J. Nowak, L. R. Hutyra, M. R. McHale, J. P. McFadden and M. Alonzo. 2016. Climate tolerances and trait choices shape continental patterns of urban tree diversity. Global Ecology and Biogeography 25(11):1367-1376 . DOI: 10.1111/geb.12499. (link )

Jenerette, G. D., S. L. Harlan, A. Buyantuyev, W. L. Stefanov, J. Declet-Barreto, B. L. Ruddell, S. W. Myint, S. Kaplan and X. Li. 2016. Micro-scale urban surface temperatures are related to land-cover features and residential heat related health impacts in Phoenix, AZ USA. Landscape Ecology 31(4):745-760. DOI: 10.1007/s10980-015-0284-3. (link )

Kaplan, S., C. S. Galletti, W. T. Chow and S. W. Myint. 2016. First order approximation of broadband directional albedo with high resolution Quickbird imagery: A case study for arid urban areas. GIScince & Remote Sensing 53(3):303-319. DOI: 10.1080/15481603.2016.1153944. (link )

Larson, K. L., K. C. Nelson, S. R. Samples, S. J. Hall, N. Bettez, J. Cavender-Bares, P. M. Groffman, M. Grove, J. B. Heffernan, S. E. Hobbie, J. Learned, J. L. Morse, C. Neill, L. A. Ogden, J. O'Neil-Dunne, D. E. Pataki, C. Polsky, R. Roy Chowdhury, M. Steele and T. L. Trammell. 2016. Ecosystem services in managing residential landscapes: Value priorities, dimensions, and cross-regional patterns. Urban Ecosystems 19(1):95-113. DOI: 10.1007/s11252-015-0477-1. (link )

Larson, K. L., R. Stotts, A. Wutich, A. Brewis and D. D. White. 2016. Cross-cultural perceptions of water risks and solutions across select sites. Society & Natural Resources 29(9):1049-1064. DOI: 10.1080/08941920.2015.1122132. (link )

Li, X., W. Li, A. Middel, S. L. Harlan, A. J. Brazel and B. L. Turner II. 2016. Remote sensing of the surface urban heat island and land architecture in Phoenix, Arizona: Combined effects of land composition and configuration and cadastral-demographic-economic factors. Remote Sensing of Environment 174(March):233-243. DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2015.12.022. (link )

McPhearson, P. T., D. M. Iwaniec and B. Xuemei. 2016. Positive visions for guiding urban transformations toward sustainable futures. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 22:33-40. DOI: 10.1016/j.cosust.2017.04.004. (link )

McPhearson, P. T., S. T. Pickett, N. B. Grimm, J. Niemala, M. Alberti, T. Elmqvist, C. Weber, D. Haase, J. Breuste and S. Qureshi. 2016. Advancing urban ecology toward a science of cities. BioScience 66(3):198-212. DOI: 10.1093/biosci/biw002. (link )

Mulchandani, A. and P. K. Westerhoff. 2016. Recovery opportunities for metals and energy from sewage sludges. Bioresource Technology 215(Sep):215-226. DOI: 0.1016/j.biortech.2016.03.075. (link )

Munoz-Erickson, T. A., L. Campbell, D. L. Childers, J. M. Grove, D. M. Iwaniec, S. T. Pickett, M. Romolini and E. Svendsen. 2016. Demystifying governance and its role for transitions in urban social-ecological systems. Ecosphere 7(11):. DOI: 10.1002/ecs2.1564. (link )

Naja, M., D. L. Childers and E. E. Gaiser. 2016. Water quality implications of hydrologic restoration alternatives in the Florida Everglades United States. Restoration Ecology 25(S1):S58-S58. DOI: 10.1111/rec.12513. (link )

Palta, M. M., M. du Bray, R. Stotts and A. Y. Wutich. 2016. Ecosystem services and disservices for a vulnerable human population: Findings from urban waterways and wetlands in an American desert city. Human Ecology 44(4):463-478. DOI: 10.1007/s10745-016-9843-8. (link )

Pettiti, D. B., D. M. Hondula, S. Yang, S. L. Harlan and G. Chowell-Puente. 2016. Multiple trigger points for quantifying heat-health impacts: New evidence from a hot climate. Environmental Health Perspectives 124(2):176–183. DOI: 10.1289/ehp.1409119. (link )

Pickett, S. T., M. L. Cadenasso, D. L. Childers, M. J. McDowell and W. Zhou. 2016. Evolution and future of urban ecological science: Ecology in, of, and for the city. Ecosystem Health and Sustainability 2(7):e01229. DOI: 10.1002/ehs2.1229. (link )

Ripplinger, J., J. Franklin and S. L. Collins. 2016. When the economic engine stalls – a multi-scale comparison of vegetation dynamics in pre- and post-recession Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Landscape and Urban Planning 153(Sep):140-148. DOI: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2016.05.009. (link )

Ruddell, B. L., R. Yu, M. Kang and D. L. Childers. 2016. Seasonally varied controls of climate and phenophase on terrestrial carbon dynamics: Modeling eco-climate system state using Dynamical Process Networks. Landscape Ecology 31(1):1-16. DOI: 10.1007/s10980-015-0253-x. (link )

Sanchez, C. A., D. L. Childers, L. J. Turnbull, R. F. Upham and N. A. Weller. 2016. Aridland constructed treatment wetlands II: Plant mediation of surface hydrology enhances nitrogen removal. Ecological Engineering 97(Dec):658-665. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoleng.2016.01.002. (link )

Shaffer, S. R., M. Moustaoui, A. Mahalov and B. L. Ruddell. 2016. A method of aggregating heterogeneous subgrid land-cover input data for multiscale urban parameterization. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology 55(9):1889=1905. DOI: 10.1175/JAMC-D-16-0027.1. (link )

Sisser, J. M., K. C. Nelson, K. L. Larson, L. A. Ogden, C. Polsky and R. Roy Chowdhury. 2016. Lawn enforcement: How municipal policies and neighborhood norms influence homeowner residential landscape management. Landscape and Urban Planning 150(Jun):16-25. DOI: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2016.02.011. (link )

Smith, V. K., S. L. Harlan, M. McLaen, J. Fishman, C. Valcarcel and M. L. Nation. 2016. Using household surveys to implement field experiments: The willingness to donate to food banks. Applied Economic Letters 23(13):969-972. DOI: 10.1080/13504851.2015.1125423. (link )

Vanos, J. K., A. Middel, G. R. McKercher, E. R. Kuras and B. L. Ruddell. 2016. Hot playgrounds and children's health: A multiscale analysis of surface temperatures in Arizona, USA. Landscape and Urban Planning 146(February):29-42. DOI: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2015.10.007. (link )

Wang, C., S. W. Myint, Z. Wang and J. Song. 2016. Spatio-temporal modeling of the urban heat island in the Phoenix metropolitan area: Land use change implications. Remote Sensing 8(3):185. DOI: 10.3390/rs8030185. (link )

Weller, N. A., D. L. Childers, C. A. Sanchez, L. J. Turnbull and R. F. Upham. 2016. Aridland constructed treatment wetlands I: Macrophyte community productivity, community composition, and nitrogen uptake. Ecological Engineering 97(Dec):649=657. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoleng.2015.05.044. (link )

Wentz, E. A., S. Rode, X. Li, E. M. Tellman and B. L. Turner II. 2016. Impact of Homeowner Association (HOA) landscaping guideliners on residential water use. Water Resources Research 52(5):3373-3386. DOI: 10.1002/2015WR018238. (link )

Xu, M. 2016. Ecological scaling laws link individual body size variation to population abundance fluctuation. Oikos 125(3):288-299. DOI: 10.1111/oik.03100. (link )

Zhao, Q. and E. A. Wentz. 2016. A MODIS/ASTER Airborne Simluator (MASTER) imagery for urban heat island research. Data 1(1):Art. 7. DOI: 10.3390/data1010007. (link )


Abbott, J. K., H. A. Klaiber and V. K. Smith. 2015. Economic behavior, market signals, and urban ecology. NBER Working Paper Series, Working Paper 20959. (link )

Ackley, J. W., M. J. Angilletta Jr., D. DeNardo, B. K. Sullivan and J. Wu. 2015. Urban heat island mitigation strategies and lizard thermal ecology: Landscaping can quadruple potential activity time in an arid city. Urban Ecosystems DOI: 10.1007/s11252-015-0460-x. (link )

Ackley, J. W., J. Wu, M. Angilletta, S. W. Myint and B. K. Sullivan. 2015. Rich lizards: How affluence and land cover influence the diversity and abundance of desert reptiles persisting in an urban landscape. Biological Conservation 182:87-92. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2014.11.009. (link )

Ball, B. A. and J. Alvarez Guevara. 2015. The nutrient plasticity of moss-dominated crust in the urbanized Sonoran Desert. Plant and Soil 389(1):225-235. DOI: 10.1007/s11104-014-2355-7. (link )

Bartos, M. D. and M. V. Chester. 2015. Impacts of climate change on electric power supply in the western United States. Nature Climate Change 5:748-752. DOI: doi:10.1038/nclimate2648. (link )

Bateman, H. L., J. C. Stromberg, M. J. Banville, E. Makings, B. D. Scott, A. Suchy and D. Wolkis. 2015. Novel water sources restore plant and animal communities along an urban river. Ecohydrology 8(5):792-811. DOI: 10.1002/eco.1560. (link )

Bestelmeyer, S. V., M. M. Elser, K. V. Spellman, E. B. Sparrow, S. S. Haan-Amato and A. Keener. 2015. Collaboraton, interdisciplinary thinking, and communication: New approaches to K-12 ecology education. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 13(1):37-43. DOI: 10.1890/140130. (link )

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