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Christofer Bang

Christofer Bang

Lecturer, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

christofer.bang@asu.edu

480-727-9908

School of Life Sciences
Arizona State University
PO Box 874501
Tempe, AZ 85287-4501
USA

Titles

  • Lecturer, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Education

  • PhD, Arizona State University, 2010

Journal Articles

2012

Bang, C., S. H. Faeth and J. L. Sabo. 2012. Control of arthropod abundances, richness and composition in a heterogeneous desert city. Ecological Monographs 82(1):85-100. DOI: 10.1890/11-0828.1.

Lerman, S. B., V. K. Turner and C. Bang. 2012. Homeowner associations as a vehicle for promoting native urban biodiversity. Ecology and Society 17(4):Art. 45. (link )

2011

Bang, C. and S. H. Faeth. 2011. Variation in arthropod communities in response to urbanization: Seven years of arthropod monitoring in a desert city. Landscape and Urban Planning 103(3-4):383-399. DOI: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2011.08.013. (link )

Faeth, S. H., C. Bang and S. Saari. 2011. Urban biodiversity: Patterns and mechanisms. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1223:69-81. DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.2010.05925.x. (link )

2010

Bang, C., J. L. Sabo and S. H. Faeth. 2010. Reduced wind speed improves plant growth in a desert city. PLoS One 5(6):e11061. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.001161. (link )

Posters

2011

Lerman, S. B., V. K. Turner and C. Bang. 2011. Linking homeowners associations with biodiversity: A case study in Phoenix, AZ. Tempe, AZ. Poster presented at the 12-13 January 2011 CAP LTER 13th Annual Poster Symposium and All Scientist Meeting, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University. (link )

2010

Bang, C., J. L. Sabo and S. H. Faeth. 2010. Emerging patterns from urban ecological field studies. Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. Poster presented at the January 14, 2010 12th Annual Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability.

2009

Bang, C. and S. H. Faeth. 2009. Arthropod diversity in urban areas - ups and downs in long-term monitoring. Poster presented at the September 14-16, 2009, 2009 LTER All Scientist Meeting, Integrating Science and Society in a World of Constant Change, Estes Park, CO.

Bang, C. and S. H. Faeth. 2009. Variation in community structure and diversity: A decade of arthropod monitoring in urban areas. Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. Poster presented at the February 26 - March 1, 2009 Dynamic Deserts: Resource Uncertainty in Arid Environments.

Bang, C., J. L. Sabo and S. H. Faeth. 2009. Is the answer still blowing in the wind? Plant growth in urban areas. Tempe, AZ. Poster presented at 11th Annual Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research (CAP LTER) Poster Symposium, January 15, 2009, Global Institute of Sustainability. (link )

2008

Bang, C. and S. H. Faeth. 2008. Variation in arthropod diversity, guild composition and abundances along an urban-rural gradient: Nine years of CAP LTER monioring. Poster presented at 10 January 2008 CAP LTER 10th Annual Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

2007

Bang, C., S. H. Faeth and J. M. Anderies. 2007. Modeling trophic dynamics in the CAP area. Poster presented at the January 10, 2007 CAP LTER Ninth Annual Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.. (link )

2006

Bang, C., R. J. Bills, J. M. Briggs, M. A. Diiorio, L. Dugan, R. E. Erickson, S. R. Earl, S. H. Faeth, M. J. Feldner, C. Gries, N. B. Grimm, E. J. Holmes, D. Hope, J. P. Kaye, A. P. Kinzig, C. Kochert, A. Majumdar, C. L. Redman, E. Shock, Q. Stewart, J. C. Stutz, M. S. Tseng, J. S. Walker, S. Whitcomb and X. Zhuo. 2006. Survey 200: CAP LTER's approach to extensive field monitoring. Poster presented at the 20-23 September 2006 LTER All Scientist Meeting, YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park, CO. (link )

Presentations

2011

Bang, C. 2011. Insects and urban systems -- what turns bees off?. Presentation at the 16 November 2011 What Turns Bees On Conference, Center for Honeybee Research, Asheville, NC.

Faeth, S. H., S. Saart and C. Bang. 2011. The patterns of urban diversity of terrestrial animals. Presentation at the 7-12 August 2011 96th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Austin, TX.

2009

Bang, C., J. L. Sabo and S. H. Faeth. 2009. Arthropod diversity and trophic dynamics in urban and desert areas in Phoenix: Long term monitoring and field experiments. Presentation at the August 2-7, 2009 94th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Albuquerque, NM.

Bang, C., J. L. Sabo and S. H. Faeth. 2009. Arthropod diversity and trophic dynamics in urban areas of Phoenix - Long-term monitoring and experimental studies. Invited talk at the June 2009 Symposium on "Managing Residential Landscapes for Wildlife" at the Urban Wildlife Ecology and Management Conference, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA.

2007

Bang, C., J. L. Sabo, J. M. Anderies and S. H. Faeth. 2007. Trophic dynamics and effects of urbanization: A complex field experiment compared to a simple mathematical model. Presentation at the August 6-10, 2007 Ecological Restoration in a Changing World at the 92 Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America in conjunction with the Society for Ecological Restoration 18th International Conference, San Jose, CA.

Thesis (PhD)

2010

Bang, C. 2010. Effects of urbanization on arthropod diversity, community structure and trophic dynamics. PhD dissertation. Arizona State University. (link )