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Lela Prashad

Lela Prashad

Director, 100 Cities Project, School of Earth and Space Exploration

Lela.prashad@gmail.com

480-965-1790

School of Earth and Space Exploration
Arizona State University
PO Box 876305
Tempe, AZ 85287-6305
USA

Titles

  • Director, 100 Cities Project, School of Earth and Space Exploration

Journal Articles

2009

Sun, C., A. J. Brazel, W. T. Chow, B. C. Hedquist and L. Prashad. 2009. Desert heat island study in winter by mobile transect and remote sensing techniques. Theoretical and Applied Climatology 98:323-335. DOI: 10.1007/s00704-009-0120-. (link )

2008

Harlan, S. L., A. J. Brazel, G. D. Jenerette, N. S. Jones, L. Larsen, L. Prashad and W. L. Stefanov. 2008. In the shade of affluence: The inequitable distribution of the urban heat island. Research in Social Problems and Public Policy 15:173-202. (link )

2006

Harlan, S. L., A. J. Brazel, L. Prashad, W. L. Stefanov and L. Larsen. 2006. Neighborhood microclimates and vulnerability to heat stress. Social Science & Medicine 63(11):2847-2863. DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2006.07.030. (link )

Hartz, D. A., L. Prashad, B. C. Hedquist, J. S. Golden and A. J. Brazel. 2006. Linking satellite images and handheld infrared thermography to observed neighborhood climate conditions. Remote Sensing of Environment (Urban Thermal Special Issue) 104(2):190-200. DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2005.12.019. (link )

Book Chapters

2004

Grimm, N. B., R. Arrowsmith, C. Eisinger, J. B. Heffernan, D. B. Lewis, A. MacLeod, L. Prashad, W. J. Roach, T. Rychener and R. W. Sheibley. 2004. Effects of urbanization on nutrient biogeochemistry of aridland streams. Pp. 129-146 In: DeFries, R., G. Asner and R. Houghton eds., Ecosystem interactions with land use change. Vol 153. American Geophysical Union. Washington, DC.

Posters

2009

Prashad, L., P. R. Christensen, S. Anwar, E. Engle and S. Dickenshied. 2009. JEarth - Analytical imagery application for practitioners and researchers. 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 )

2005

Hartz, D. A., B. C. Hedquist, L. Prashad, J. S. Golden and A. J. Brazel. 2005. Linking satellite (ASTER) images and thermography to observed neighborhood climate conditions for use in urban heat island research. Poster presented at the October 2005 Annual Meeting of the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers, Phoenix, AZ.

Prashad, L., A. J. Brazel, J. S. Golden, B. C. Hedquist, S. L. Harlan and D. Sherwood. 2005. Remote sensing and climate from north to south in CAP LTER. Poster presented at the 19 January 2005 CAP LTER Seventh Annual Poster Symposium, International Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

2004

Prashad, L., W. L. Stefanov, A. J. Brazel and S. L. Harlan. 2004. Defining temperature and vegetation connections at neighborhood and regional scales in Phoenix, Arizona, using remotely sensed and ground-based measurements. Poster presented at the 23 February 2004 Sixth Annual CAP LTER Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University. Tempe, AZ. (link )

2003

Jones, T., A. J. Brazel, C. Eisinger, S. L. Harlan, B. C. Hedquist, S. E. Grineski, D. Jenerette, L. Larsen, M. A. Lord, J. Parker, L. Prashad, N. J. Selover, W. L. Stefanov and D. Zeigler. 2003. Neighborhood ecosystems: Human-vegetation-climate interactions in a desert metropolis. Poster presented February 19, 2003, CAP LTER Fifth Annual Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

Prashad, L., W. L. Stefanov, A. J. Brazel and S. L. Harlan. 2003. Defining temperatures and vegetation connections at neighborhood and regional scales in Phoenix, Arizona, using remotely sensed and ground based measurements. Poster presented at 8-12 December 2003, AZENet Conference, Casa Grande, AZ.

Presentations

2007

Brazel, A. J., S. L. Harlan, W. L. Stefanov, D. Jenerette, L. Larsen and N. S. Jones. 2007. Shaping of neighborhood microclimates. Presented 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.

2006

Harlan, S. L., A. J. Brazel, L. Prashad, W. L. Stefanov and L. Larsen. 2006. Neighborhood environments and vulnerability to heat stress. Presented August 11, 2006 at the 101st annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, Montreal, Canada.

Harlan, S. L., A. J. Brazel, L. Preshad, W. L. Stefanov and L. Larsen. 2006. Neighborhood environments and vulnerability to heat stress. Presented at the August 6-11 2006 91st Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Montreal, Canada.

2004

Harlan, S. L., A. J. Brazel, W. L. Stefanov, L. Larsen, S. E. Grineski, N. S. Jones, J. Parker and L. Prashad. 2004. Inequality for the 21st century: Social class, ethnicity, and vulnerability to climate change. Presentation 15-18 April 2004 at the Pacific Sociological Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Harlan, S. L., A. J. Brazel, W. L. Stefanov, L. Prashad, S. E. Grineski, T. Jones and J. Parker. 2004. An interdisciplinary investigation of social class, ethnicity, and exposure to urban climate change. Presentation at the Globalization and the Environmental Justice Movement Symposium, Tucson, AZ.

2002

Arrowsmith, R., G. R. Keller, L. Prashad, M. Diaz, W. L. Stefanov, C. Eisinger, M. Fouch, S. J. Reynolds, S. M. Richards and P. A. Pearthree. 2002. A geospatial data systems for the transition between the Colorado Plateau and Basin and Range Provinces: An essential tool for basic and applied research in earth science and urban ecology.

Conference Papers

2004

Stefanov, W. L., L. Prashad, C. Eisinger, A. J. Brazel and S. L. Harlan. 2004. Investigation of human modifications of landscape and climate in the Phoenix, Arizona, metropolitan area using MASTER data. Pp. 1339-1347 Istanbul, Turkey. Invited presentation at the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing 20th Quadrennial Conference. . (link )