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Recent Journal Articles with Student Authors

Recent Journal Articles with Student Authors

(student author is in bold)


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)

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)

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)

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)

Hondula, D. M., R. C. Balling Jr., R. Andrade, E. 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)

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)

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)

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)


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)

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)

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. GIScience & Remote Sensing 53(3):303-319. DOI: 10.1080/15481603.2016.1153944. (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)

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)

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)


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)

Chuang, W. and P. Gober. 2015. Predicting hospitalization for heat-related illness at the census-tract level: Accuracy of a Generic Heat Vulnerability Index in Phoenix, Arizona (USA). Environmental Health Perspectives 123: 606-612. DOI: 10.1289/ehp.1307868. (link)

Davies, S., H. Behbahaninia, M. Giraudeau, S. L. Meddle, K. Waites and P. J. Deviche. 2015. Advanced seasonal reproductive development in a male urban bird is reflected in earlier plasma luteinizing hormone rise but not energetic status. General and Comparative Endocrinology 224(December): 1-10. DOI: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2015.05.005. (link)

Davies, S. and P. Deviche. 2015. Regulation of feeding behavior and plasma testosterone in response to central neuropeptide Y adminstration in a songbird. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A: Ecological Genetics and Physiology 332A: 478-486. DOI: 10.1002/jez.1943. (link)

Davis, M. K., E. M. Cook, S. L. Collins and S. J. Hall. 2015. Top-down vs. bottom-up regulation of herbaceous primary production and composition in an arid, urbanizing ecosystem. Journal of Arid Environments 116: 103-114. DOI: 10.1016/j.jaridenv.2015.01.018. (link)

Fan, C., S. W. Myint and B. Zheng. 2015. Measuring the spatial arrangement of urban vegetation and its impacts on seasonal surface temperatures.. Progress in Physical Geography 39(2): 199-219. DOI: 10.1177/0309133314567583. (link)

Gifford, M., J. Liu, B. E. Rittmann, R. Vannela and P. Westerhoff. 2015. Phosphorus recovery from microbial biofuel residual using microwave peroxide digestion and anion exchange. Water Research70: 130-137. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2014.11.052. (link)

Hale, R. L., N. B. Grimm, C. J. Vorosmarty and B. Fekete. 2015. Nitrogen and phosphorus fluxes from watersheds of the northeast U.S. from 1930 to 2000: Role of anthropogenic nutrient inputs, infrastructure, and runoff. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 29(3): 341-356. DOI: 10.1002/2014GB004909. (link)

Hale, R. L., L. J. Turnbull, S. R. Earl, D. L. Childers and N. B. Grimm. 2015. Stormwater infrastructure controls runoff and dissolved material export from arid urban watersheds. Ecosystems 18(1): 62-75. DOI: 10.1007/s10021-014-9812-2. (link)

Hopkins, K. G., N. B. Morse, D. J. Bain, N. D. Bettez, N. B. Grimm, J. L. Morse, M. M. Palta, W. D. Shuster, A. R. Bratt and A. K. Suchy. 2015. Assessment of regional variation in streamflow responses to urbanization and the persistence of physiography. Environmental Sciences & Technology49(5): 2724-2732. DOI: 10.1021/es505389y. (link)

Ibes, D. C. 2015. A multidimensional classification and equity analysis of an urban park system: A novel methodology and case study application. Landscape and Urban Planning 137: 122-137. DOI: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2014.12.014. (link)

Jia, J., K. L. Larson and E. A. Wentz. 2015. Quantifying the trade-off between landscape vegetation height, surface temperature, and water consumption in single-family homes in Tempe, AZ. Inquire1: 16-35.

Marusenko, Y. Y., F. Garcia-Pichel and S. J. Hall. 2015. Ammonia-oxidizing archaea respond positively to inorganic nitrogen addition in desert soils. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 91(2): 1-11. DOI: 10.1093/femsec/fiu023. (link)

Myint, S. W., B. Zheng, E. Talen, C. Fan, S. Kaplan, A. Middel, M. Smith, H. Huang and A. J. Brazel. 2015. Does the spatial arrangement of urban landscape matter? Examples of urban warming and cooling in Phoenix and Las Vegas. Ecosystem Health and Sustainability 1(4): Art. 15. DOI: 10.1890/EHS14-0028.1. (link)

Rice, J., S. H. Via and P. K. Westerhoff. 2015. Extent and impacts of unplanned wastewater reuse in US rivers. Journal of the American Water Works Association 107(11): E571-E581. DOI: 10.5942/jawwa.2015.107.0178. (link)

Rice, J. and P. K. Westerhoff. 2015. Spatial and temporal variation in de facto wastewater reuse in drinking water systems across the U.S.A. Environmental Science & Technology 49(2):982-989. DOI: 10.1021/es5048057. (link)

Rudd, B. T. and H. L. Bateman. 2015. Reptile use of trails in the Phoenix mountain parks.Herpetological Review 46(1): 15-17.

Song, J. and Z. Wang. 2015. Interfacing the urban land-atmospheric system through coupled urban canopy and atmospheric models. Boundary-Layer Meteorology 154(3): 427-448. DOI: 10.1007/s10546-014-9980-9. (link)

Volo, T. J., E. R. Vivoni and B. L. Ruddell. 2015. An ecohydrological approach to conserving urban water through optimized landscape irrigation schedules. Landscape and Urban Planning 133: 127-132. DOI: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2014.09.012. (link)

Zhao, Q., S. W. Myint, E. A. Wentz and C. Fan. 2015. Rooftop surface temperature analysis in an urban residential environment. Remote Sensing 7(9): 12135-12159. DOI: 10.3390/rs70912135. (link)


Ackley, J. W. 2014. Bringing nature to humans: How to evaluate the next generation of urban parks and green spaces. Cities and the Environment (CATE) 7(1):Art. 9. (link)

Barry, M., K. Hristovski and P. Westerhoff. 2014. Membrane fouling by vesicles and prevention through ozonation. Environmental Science & Technology 48:7349-7356. DOI: 10.1021/es500435e. (link)

Bartos, M. and M. Chester. 2014. The conservation nexus: Valuing the interdependent water and energy savings in Arizona. Environmental Science and Technology 48(4): 2139-2149. DOI: 10.1021/es4033343. (link

Beebe, S. R., A. Switalski, H. L. Bateman and K. D. Hristovski. 2014. Burrowing owl (Athene cunicularia) habitat associations in agricultural fields and along canal trails in Phoenix, Arizona. Journal of the Arizona-Nevada Academy of Science 45(2): 52-58.

Chow, W. T., F. Salamanca, M. Georgescu, A. Mahalov, J. M. Milne and B. L. Ruddell. 2014. A multi-method and multi-scale approach for estimating city-wide anthropogenic heat fluxes. Atmospheric Environment 99(December): 64-76. DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2014.09.053. (link)

Chow, W. T., T. J. Volo, E. R. Vivoni, G. D. Jenerette and B. L. Ruddell. 2014. Seasonal dynamics of a suburban energy balance in Phoenix, Arizona. International Journal of Climatology 34(15): 3863-3880. DOI: 10.1002/joc.3947. (link)

Davies, S. and P. J. Deviche. 2014. At the crossroads of physiology and ecology: Food supply and the timing of avian reproduction. Hormones and Behavior 66(1): 41-55. DOI: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2014.04.003. (link)

Fan, C. and S. Myint. 2014. A comparison of spatial autocorrelation indices and landscape metrics in measuring urban landscape fragmentation. Landscape and Urban Planning 121(2014): 117-128. DOI: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2013.10.002. (link)

Fan, C., B. Zheng, S. W. Myint and R. M. Aggarwal. 2014. Characterizing changes in cropping patterns using sequential Landsat imagery: An adaptive threshold approach and application to Phoenix, Arizona. International Journal of Remote Sensing 35(20): 7263-7278. DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2014.967891. (link)

Hale, R. L., L. Turnbull, S. Earl, N. Grimm, K. Riha, G. Michalski, K. A. Lohse and D. Childers. 2014. Sources and transport of nitrogen in arid urban watersheds. Environmental Science & Technology 48(11): 6211–6219. DOI: 10.1021/es501039t. (link)

Ibes, D. C. 2014. Sustainable urban park systems. Cities and the Environment 7(2): Art. 8. (link)

Iwaniec, D. M., D. L. Childers, K. Vanlehn and A. Wiek. 2014. Studying, teaching and applying sustainability visions using systems modeling. Sustainability 6(7): 4452-4469. DOI: 10.3390/su6074452. (link)

Johnson, J. C., L. S. Miles, P. Trubl and A. Hagenmaier. 2014. Maternal effects on egg investment and offspring performance in black widow spiders. Animal Behaviour 91: 67-73. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2014.02.031. (link)

Kane, K., J. P. Connors and C. S. Galletti. 2014. Beyond fragmentation at the fringe: A path-dependent, high-resolution analysis of urban land cover in Phoenix, Arizona. Applied Geography 52(123-134):. DOI: 10.1016/j.apgeog.2014.05.002. (link)

Kane, K., J. Tuccillo, A. M. York, L. Gentile and Y. Ouyang. 2014. A spatio-temporal view of historical growth in downtown Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Landscape and Urban Planning 121(2014): 70-80. DOI: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2013.08.011. (link)

Kane, K., A. M. York, J. Tuccillo, L. Gentile and Y. Ouyang. 2014. Residential development during the Great Recession: A shifting focus in Phoenix, Arizona. Urban Geography 35(4): 486-507. DOI: 10.1080/02723638.2014.910325. (link)

Kaplan, S., S. W. Myint, C. Fan and A. J. Brazel. 2014. Quantifying outdoor water consumption of urban landuse/land cover: Sensitivity to drought. Environmental Management 53(4): 855-864. DOI: 10.1007/s00267-014-0245-7. (link)

Larson, K. L. and J. Brumand. 2014. Paradoxes in landscape management and water conservation: Examining neighborhood norms and institutional forces. Cities and the Environment 7(1): Art. 6. (link)

Larson, K. L. and E. N. Redman. 2014. Water education for sustainability: A critique and recommendations. Society and Natural Resources DOI: 10.1080/08941920.2014.933932. (link)

Li, X., S. W. Myint, Y. Zhang, C. S. Galletti and B. L. Turner II. 2014. Object-based land-cover classification for metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, using aerial photography. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 33: 321-330. DOI: 10.1016/j.jag.2014.04.018 . (link)

Ouyang, Y., E. A. Wentz, B. L. Ruddell and S. L. Harlan. 2014. A multi-scale analysis of the single-family residential water use in the Phoenix metropolitan area. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 50(2): 448-467. DOI: 10.1111/jawr.12133. (link)

Still, M., L. S. Miles, T. M. Gburek and J. C. Johnson. 2014. Adverse effects of fluorescent dust marking on the behavior of western black widow spiderlings. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 150(1): 28-31. DOI: 10.1111/eea.12140. (link)

Vins, H., A. Wutich, A. Brewis, M. Beresford, A. Ruth and C. Roberts. 2014. Children’s perceived water futures in the United States Southwest. Human Organization 73(3): 235-246. (link)

Volo, T. J., E. R. Vivoni, C. A. Martin, S. Earl and B. L. Ruddell. 2014. Modelling soil moisture, water partitioning, and plant water stress under irrigated conditions in desert urban areas. Ecohydrology7: 1297-1313. DOI: 10.1002/eco.1457. (link)

Yang, J. and Z. Wang. 2014. Physical parameterization and sensitivity of urban hydrological models: Application to green roof systems. Building and Environment 79(2014): 250-263. DOI: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2014.02.006. (link)

Yang, J. and Z. Wang. 2014. Land surface energy partitioning revisited: A novel approach based on single depth soil measurement. Geophysical Research Letters 41(23):8348-8358. DOI: 10.1002/2014GL062041. (link)

York, A., J. Tuccillo, B. Bolin, C. Boone, L. E. Gentile, B. Schoon and K. Kane. 2014. Zoning and land use: A tale of incompatibility and environmental injustice in early Phoenix. Journal of Urban Affairs36(5):833-853. DOI: 10.1111/juaf.12076. (link)

Zheng, B., S. W. Myint and C. Fan. 2014. Spatial configuration of anthropogenic land cover impacts on urban warming. Landscape and Urban Planning 130(October 2014):104-111. DOI: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2014.07.001. (link)