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Elisabeth Larson

Elisabeth Larson

IGERT in Urban Ecology Senior Fellow, School of Life Sciences

Elisabeth.larson@asu.edu

480-965-9299

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

Titles

  • IGERT in Urban Ecology Senior Fellow, School of Life Sciences

Journal Articles

2014

Hutyra, L. R., R. Duren, K. R. Gurney, N. B. Grimm, E. A. Kort, E. K. Larson and G. Shrestha. 2014. Urbanization and the carbon cycle: Current capabilities and research outlook from the natural sciences perspective. Earth's Future 2(10):473-495. DOI: 10.1002/2014EF000255. (link )

Romero-Lankao, P., K. R. Gurney, K. C. Seto, M. Chester, R. M. Duren, S. Hughes, L. R. Hutyra, P. Marcotullio, L. Baker, N. B. Grimm, C. Kennedy, E. Larson, S. Pincetl, D. Runfola, L. Sanchez, G. Shrestha, J. Feddema, A. Sarzynski, J. Sperling and E. Stokes. 2014. A critical knowledge pathway to low-carbon, sustainable futures: Integrated understanding of urbanization, urban areas and carbon. Earth's Future 2(10):515-532. DOI: 10.1002/2014EF000258. (link )

2013

Larson, E. K. and C. K. Perrings. 2013. The value of water-related amenities in an arid city: The case of the Phoenix metropolitan area. Landscape and Urban Planning 109(1):45-55. DOI: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2012.10.008. (link )

Maliszewski, P., E. K. Larson and C. K. Perrings. 2013. Valuing the reliability of electrical power infrastructure: A two-stage hedonic approach. Urban Studies 50(1):72-87. DOI: 10.1177/0042098012450482. (link )

2012

Larson, E. K. and N. B. Grimm. 2012. Small-scale and extensive hydrogeomorphic modification and water redistribution in a desert city and implications for regional nitrogen removal. Urban Ecosystems 15:71-85. DOI: 10.1007/s11252-011-0208-1. (link )

Maliszewski, P. J., E. K. Larson and C. K. Perrings. 2012. Environmental determinants of unscheduled residential outages in the electrical power distribution of Phoenix, Arizona. Reliability Engineering & System Safety 99:161-171. (link )

2010

Cutts, B. B., T. A. Munoz-Erickson, K. J. Darby, M. W. Neff, E. K. Larson, B. Bolin and A. Y. Wutich. 2010. Ego network properties as a way to reveal conflict in collaboration's clothing. Procedia: Social and Behavioral Sciences 4:93-101. DOI: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2010.07.486. (link )

Munoz-Erickson, T. A., B. B. Cutts, E. K. Larson, M. W. Neff, K. J. Darby, B. Bolin and A. Y. Wutich. 2010. Spanning boundaries in an Arizona watershed partnership: Information networks as tools for entrenchment or ties for collaboration?. Ecology and Society 15(3):Art. 22. (link )

2005

Larson, E. K., N. B. Grimm, P. Gober and C. L. Redman. 2005. The paradoxical ecology and management of water in the Phoenix, USA metropolitan area. Journal of Ecohydrology & Hydrobiology 5(4):287-296. (link )

Book Chapters

2013

Larson, E. K., S. R. Earl, E. Hagen, R. L. Hale, H. E. Hartnett, M. L. McCrackin, M. R. McHale and N. B. Grimm. 2013. Beyond restoration and into design: Hydrologic alterations in aridland cities. Pp. 183-210 In: Pickett, S. T., M. L. Cadenasso, B. McGrath and K. Hill eds., Resilience in Ecology and Urban Design: Linking Theory and Practice for Sustainable Cities. Vol 3. Springer.

2008

Marsalek, J., M. Lafont, D. Rousseau, I. Wagner, E. K. Larson, M. Zawelski, M. G. Braioni and E. Day. 2008. Ecosensitive approaches to managing urban aquatic habitats: Strategies, policies, and technical measures. Pp. 43-70 In: Wagner, I., J. Marsalek and P. Breil eds., Aquatic Habitats in Sustainable Urban Water Management: Science, Policy and Practice. UNESCO Publishing - Taylor & Francis Group. London.

Marsalek, J., E. K. Larson and K. Day. 2008. Strategies, policies and regulations integrating protection and rehabilitation of aquatic habitats in urban water management. Pp. 25-42 In: Wagner, M., J. Marsalek and P. Breil eds., Aquatic Habitats in Sustainable Urban Water Management: Science, Policy and Practice. UNESCO Publishing-Taylor & Francis Group. Netherlands.

Posters

2009

Cutts, B. B., T. A. Munoz-Erickson, K. J. Darby, M. W. Neff, E. K. Larson, B. Bolin and A. Y. Wutich. 2009. Ego network properties as a way to reveal conflict in collaboration's clothing. Poster presented at the August 17, 2009 Applications of Social Network Analysis, Zurich, Switzerland.

Larson, E. K., S. R. Earl, E. Hagen, R. L. Hale, H. E. Hartnett, M. L. McCrackin, M. R. McHale and N. B. Grimm. 2009. Arid urban aquatic ecosystems: A case study of ecology, design, and restoration in the Central Arizona-Phoenix LTER. Poster presented at 14-16 September 2009 LTER All Scientist Meeting, Integrating Science and Society in a World of Constant Change, Estes Park, CO.

Larson, E. K. and N. B. Grimm. 2009. Nitrogen gas emissions from stormwater retention basins during wet weather events in the Phoenix metropolitan area: An additional ecosystem service?. Poster presented at 11th Annual Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research (CAP LTER) Poster Symposium, January 15, 2009, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

2008

Larson, E. K. and C. K. Perrings. 2008. Valuing the environment in metropolitan Phoenix. Poster presented at 10 January 2008 CAP LTER 10th Annual Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

2007

Larson, E. K., K. L. Graham and N. B. Grimm. 2007. Comparison of soil biogeochemical characteristics in grassy and xeriscaped stormwater retention basins in the Phoenix metropolitan area. Poster presented at the January 10, 2007 CAP LTER Ninth Annual Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

Larson, E. K. and N. B. Grimm. 2007. Provision of ecosystem services from Phoenix area stormwater retention basins: Underlying biogeochemical processes. Poster presented February meeting of the annual meeting of Graduates in Earth, Life, and Social Sciences Research Symposium, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

2006

Graham, K., E. K. Larson and N. B. Grimm. 2006. Denitrification potential in retention basins in Phoenix, AZ. Poster presented at the 6-11 August 2006 91st Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Memphis, TN.

Graham, P., E. K. Larson and N. B. Grimm. 2006. Retention basin age and denitrification in Phoenix, AZ. Poster presented at the May 3, 2006 Community of Undergraduate Research Scholars (COURS) Poster Symposium, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Larson, E. K., K. L. Graham and N. B. Grimm. 2006. Comparison of soil biogeochemical characteristics in grassy and xeriscaped stormwater retention basins in the Phoenix metropolitan area. Poster presented at the 2006 LTER Network All Scientists Meeting, Estes Park, CO.

Larson, E. K., K. Graham and N. B. Grimm. 2006. Inorganic nitrogen profile of xeriscaped stormwater retention basins in the Phoenix metropolitan area. Poster presented at the 6-11 August 2006 91st Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Memphis, TN.

Larson, E. K. and N. B. Grimm. 2006. Experimental assessment of nitrate filtration capacity of xeriscaped stormwater retention basin soils. Poster presented at the 19 January 2006 CAP LTER 8th Annual Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

Larson, E. K. and N. B. Grimm. 2006. Experimental assessment of nitrate filtration capacity of xeriscaped stormwater retention basins soils. Poster presented February 17 at the 7th annual meeting of the Graduates in Earth, Life and Social Sciences Poster Symposium, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

2005

Block, J., J. Carlson, G. S. Johnson, E. K. Larson, E. Lyons and J. Pokorski. 2005. Development of a decision support tool for sustainable urban water development. Poster presented at the May 2005 Environmental Protection Agency's P3: People, Prosperity, and the Planet Student Design Competition for Sustainability, Washington, DC.

Larson, E. K. and N. B. Grimm. 2005. Distribution and denitrification potential of water features in the Phoenix, USA metropolitan area. Poster presented at the June 2005 American Society of Limnology and Oceanography Summer 2005 Meeting.

Larson, E. K. and N. B. Grimm. 2005. Nitrogen dynamics in urban man-made lakes: Denitrification potential of sediments. Poster presented at the 19 January 2005 CAP LTER Seventh Annual Poster Symposium, International Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

2004

Shutters, S. T., E. K. Larson, T. Windman, T. Bohenic, R. Davies, J. Havig, D. A. Gonzales, K. McFadden and M. Thomas. 2004. A carbon budget for an urban man-made lake. Poster presented at the February 24, 2004 5th Annual Graduates in Earth, Life, and Social Sciences Research Symposium, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Shutters, S. T., E. K. Larson, T. Windman, T. Bohinc, R. Davies, D. A. Gonzales, J. Havig, K. McFadden, K. Moldenhauer and M. Thomas. 2004. A carbon budget for an urban man-made lake. Poster presented at the 23 February 2004 Sixth Annual CAP LTER Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

Presentations

2009

Grimm, N. B., E. Cook, S. R. Earl, R. L. Hale, S. J. Hall, H. E. Hartnett, D. M. Iwaniec, E. K. Larson, M. R. McHale and R. A. Sponseller. 2009. Ecosystem biogeochemical function and services in an urbanizing desert region. Presentation December 14-18 at the 2009 Annual Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA.

2008

Cutts, B. B., K. Darby, E. K. Larson, T. A. Munoz-Erickson, M. W. Neff, B. Bolin and A. Y. Wutich. 2008. Social networks, environmental governance and science in the Big Chino Water Project: An interdisciplinary research project of the IGERT in Urban Ecology Program. Presentation April 30 at the Center for the Study of Institutional Diversity, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Grimm, N. B. and E. K. Larson. 2008. Ecosystem function in urban streams. Invited presentation at the May 2008 Second Symposium on Urban Stream Ecology, Salt Lake City, UT.

Larson, E. K., B. Bolin, B. B. Cutts, K. Darby, T. A. Munoz-Erickson, M. W. Neff and A. Y. Wutich. 2008. The challenging task of water resources partnership building: Insights on network properties and outcomes from both whole and egocentric analyses. Presentation April 15-19 at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers Conference, Boston, MA.

Larson, E. K. and C. K. Perrings. 2008. Valuing the environment in metropolitan Phoenix: A hedonic pricing approach. Presentation at the February 1 meeting of Graduates in Earth, Life and Social Science Research Symposium, Arizona State University, Tempe.

Neff, M. W., B. Bolin, B. B. Cutts, K. Darby, E. K. Larson, T. A. Munoz-Erickson and A. Y. Wutich. 2008. Does truth flow like water? The role of social networks in the flow of scientific understandings in a water management controversy. Presentation April 15, 2008 at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Boston, MA.

Neff, M. W., B. B. Cutts, K. Darby, E. K. Larson, T. A. Munoz-Erickson, A. Y. Wutich and B. Bolin. 2008. Does truth flow like water? The role of social networks in the flow of scientific knowledge in an environmental governance dispute. Presentation August 23, 2008 at the Society for the Social Studies of Science / European Association for the Study of Science and Technology joint meeting, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

2007

Larson, E. K. and N. B. Grimm. 2007. Possible fates for nitrate in grassy vs. xeriscaped stormwater retention basins. San Jose McEnery Conference Center. Presentation at the 6-10 August 2007 joint meeting of 92nd Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America and Society for Ecological Restoration 18th International Conference, San Jose, CA.

Larson, E. K. and N. B. Grimm. 2007. Possible fates for nitrate in grassy vs. xeriscaped stormwater retention basins. Presentation at the annual meeting of the Ecological Society of America, San Jose, CA.

2006

Larson, E. K. 2006. Comparison of soil biogeochemical characteristics in grassy and xeriscaped stormwater retention basins in the Phoenix metropolitan areas. Presentation at September 18 CAP LTER All Scientist Meeting, Graduate Student Summer Research Presentations, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

2005

Larson, E. K. 2005. Graduate research at the Central Arizona-Phoenix LTER.. Presentation at the April 2005 LTER Graduate Student Collaborative Research Symposium, HJ Andrews LTER.

Larson, E. K., N. B. Grimm, P. Gober and C. L. Redman. 2005. The paradoxical ecology and management of water in the Phoenix, USA metropolitan area. Presentation at the September 2005 UNESCO workshop on Aquatic Habitats in Integrated Urban Water Management, Lodz, Poland.

2004

Larson, E. K. and N. B. Grimm. 2004. Surface water distribution and aquatic processes in the CAP LTER. Presentation at the November 2004 All Scientist Meeting of the Central Arizona-Phoenix Long Term Ecological Research Project (CAP LTER), Tempe, AZ.

Conference Papers

2011

Perrings, C. K., E. K. Larson and P. J. Maliszewski. 2011. Valuing the resilience of the electrical power infrastructure. Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE Power Systems Conference and Exposition IEEE/PES, 20-23 March 2011, Phoenix, AZ. (link )

Thesis (PhD)

2010

Larson, E. K. 2010. Water and nitrogen in designed ecosystems: Biogeochemical and economic consequences. PhD dissertation. Arizona State University. (link )