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Jeffrey Ackley

Jeffrey Ackley

IGERT in Urban Ecology Fellow, School of Life Sciences

jwackley@asu.edu

482-965-3500

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

Titles

  • IGERT in Urban Ecology Fellow, School of Life Sciences

Journal Articles

2015

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 )

2014

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 )

2012

Ackley, J. W. and J. Wu. 2012. Watering grass in the desert: Can a Phoenix change its color?. CityGreen 5:Art. 11.

2010

Ackley, J. W. 2010. The services of a praying mantis. The Sustainability Review (link )

Ackley, J. W. 2010. Who watches the watchers? A pilgrimage to Darwin's archipelago. Reptiles & Amphibians 17:242-247.

Ackley, J. W. and P. A. Meylan. 2010. Watersnake eden: Use of stormwater retention ponds by Mangrove Salt Marsh snakes (Nerodia darkii compressicauda) in urban Florida. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 5:17-22. (link )

2009

Ackley, J. W., P. J. Muelleman, R. E. Carter, R. W. Henderson and R. Powell. 2009. A rapid assessment of herpetofaunal diversity in variously altered habitats on Dominica. Applied Herpetology 6:171-184.

Carter, R. E., C. S. Berg, J. W. Ackley and R. Powell. 2009. Frogs of Dominica, with notes on habitat use by two species of Eleutherodactylus. Herpetological Bulletin 108:14-23.

Posters

2015

Ackley, J. W., J. Wu, B. K. Sullivan, M. Angilletta, S. W. Myint and D. DeNardo. 2015. Rich lizards: How affluence and land cover influence the diversity and abundance of desert reptiles persisting in an urban landscape. Poster presented at the Seventeenth Annual CAP LTER All Scientists Meeting and Poster Symposium, 16 January 2015, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link )

2013

Ackley, J. W., J. Wu, M. Angilletta, D. DeNardo and B. K. Sullivan. 2013. Heat islands, landscaping, and the thermal ecology of urban lizards. Poster presented at the Sustainable Pathways: Learning from the Past and Shaping the Future, 98th Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, 4-9 August 2013, Minneapolis, Minnesota. (link )

Ackley, J. W., J. Wu, D. DeNardo, M. Angilletta, S. W. Myint and B. K. Sullivan. 2013. Heat islands, backyard landscaping, and the thermal ecology of urban lizards. Poster presented at the 11 January 2013, 15th Annual CAP LTER Poster Symposium and All Scientist Meeting 2013, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link )

2011

Ackley, J. W. 2011. Off the sand and onto the asphalt: Does the urban heat island impact desert lizards?. 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,Tempe, AZ. (link )

2010

Ackley, J. W. 2010. Off the sand and onto the asphalt: Does the urban heat island impact desert lizards?. Poster presented October 15-17 at the International Conference on Urbanization and Global Environmental Change, Tempe, AZ.

Magazine Articles

2011

Ackley, J. W. 2011. Urban ecology of a stolen cyclocross bike. Cyclocross Magazine. (link )

Thesis (PhD)

2015

Ackley, J. W. 2015. Rich lizards: How affluence, land cover, and the urban heat island effect influence desert reptiles persisting in an urban landscape. PhD dissertation. Arizona State University. (link )