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Rebecca Hale

Rebecca Hale

IGERT in Urban Ecology Fellow, School of Life Sciences

rlhale@asu.edu

480-965-3500

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

Titles

  • IGERT in Urban Ecology Fellow, School of Life Sciences

Journal Articles

In Press

Corman, J. R., S. L. Collins, E. M. Cook, X. Dong, L. A. Gherardi, N. B. Grimm, R. L. Hale, T. Liu, J. Ramos, L. G. Reichmann and O. E. Sala. Foundations and frontiers of ecosystem science: Legacy of a classic paper (Odum 1969). Ecosystems

2017

Grimm, N. B., S. T. Pickett, R. L. Hale and M. L. Cadenasso. 2017. Does the ecological concept of disturbance have utility in urban social-ecological-technological systems?. Ecosystem Health and Sustainability 3(1):e01255. DOI: 10.1002/ehs2.1255. DOI: 10.1002/ehs2.1255. (link )

2015

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 )

2014

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 )

2012

Bain, D. J., R. L. Hale and W. M. Wollheim. 2012. Hotbeds of biogeochemical diversity: Insights from urban long-term ecological research sites. Elements 8:435-438. DOI: 10.2113/gselements.8.6.435. (link )

Metson, G. S., R. L. Hale, D. M. Iwaniec, E. M. Cook, J. R. Gorman, C. S. Galletti and D. L. Childers. 2012. Phosphorus in Phoenix: A budget and spatial representation of phosphorus in an urban ecosystem. Ecological Applications 22(2):705-721. DOI: 10.1890/11-0865.1. (link )

2011

McDonald, R. I., M. E. Douglas, C. Revenga, R. L. Hale, N. B. Grimm, J. Gronwall and B. Fekete. 2011. Global urban growth and the geography of water availability, quality, and delivery. Ambio 40:437-446. DOI: doi:10.1007/s13280-011-0152-6. (link )

2006

Hale, R. L. and P. M. Groffman. 2006. Chloride effects on nitrogen dynamics in forested and suburban debris dams. Journal of Environmental Quality 35(6):2425-2432. DOI: 10.2134/jeq2006.0164.

Book Chapters

In Press

Cook, E. M., R. L. Hale, J. M. Grove and A. P. Kinzig. Urban-suburban biodiversity. In: Levin, L. A. ed., Encyclopedia of Biodiversity 2nd Edition. Elsevier Press.

Hale, R. L., E. M. Cook, D. M. Iwaniec and N. B. Grimm. Urbanization and the altered biogeochemical cycle. In: Bai, X., T. E. Graedel and A. Morishima eds., Cities in Evolution: Urbanization, Environmental Change and Sustainability. Cambridge University Press.

2016

Grimm, N. B., E. M. Cook, R. L. Hale and D. M. Iwaniec. 2016. A broader framing of ecosystem services in cities: Benefits and challenges of built, natural, or hybrid system function. Pp. 203-212 In: Seto, K. C., W. Solecki and C. Griffith eds., The Routledge Handbook of Urbanization and Global Environmental Change. Routledge. ISBN: 978-0415732260.

2013

Corman, J. R., K. A. Wyant, L. Taylor, D. M. Iwaniec and R. L. Hale. 2013. Preface. In: Wyant, K. A., J. R. Corman and J. J. Elser eds., Phosphorus, Food, and Our Futures. Oxford University Press.

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.

2011

Grimm, N. B., R. L. Hale, E. Cook and D. M. Iwaniec. 2011. Urban biogeochemical flux analysis. Pp. 503-520 In: Douglas, M. E., D. Goode, M. Houck and D. Wang eds., The Routledge Handbook of Urban Ecology. Taylor and Frances Books.

Posters

2014

Pollard, L., M. Sampson, M. Palta, M. Bernstein, T. Combs, X. Dong, S. R. Earl, N. B. Grimm, R. L. Hale, A. Handler, C. Kochert, J. McGehee, E. Holland, M. Ribot, D. Shorts, A. Suchy and E. Worth. 2014. Greenhouse gas emissions in an urban environment. Poster presented at the 16th Annual CAP LTER Poster Symposium and All Scientists Meeting, January 2014, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link )

Shorts, D., R. L. Hale, S. Earl and N. B. Grimm. 2014. Hydrological and geochemical correlations with potential denitrification rates in an arid, urban wash. Poster presented at the 16th Annual CAP LTER Poster Symposium and All Scientists Meeting, January 17, 2014, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link )

2013

Hale, R. L., L. J. Turnbull, S. R. Earl and N. B. Grimm. 2013. Effects of urban stormwater infrastructure on dissolved nitrogen export from semi-arid urban watersheds. Poster presented at the 11 January 2013, 15th Annual CAP LTER Poster Symposium and All Scientist Meeting 2013, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link )

Shorts, D., R. L. Hale, S. R. Earl and N. B. Grimm. 2013. Hydrological and geochemical correlations with potential denitrification rates in an arid urban wash. Poster presented at the 11 January 2013, 15th Annual CAP LTER Poster Symposium and All Scientist Meeting 2013, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link )

2012

Hale, R. L., L. J. Turnbull, S. R. Earl and N. B. Grimm. 2012. Effects of urban stormwater infrastructure on dissolved nutrient export and runoff from semi-arid urban catchments. Poster presented at 13 January 2012 CAP LTER 14th Annual Poster Symposium and All Scientist Meeting, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

2011

Grimm, N. B., D. L. Childers, S. R. Earl, R. L. Hale and L. J. Turnbull. 2011. The dynamics of water in arid cities, Part III: Stormwater-mediated transport and retention of dissolved nutrients in urban catchments: Effects of infrastructure design, catchment size, and storm characteristics. Poster presented at the 7-12 August 2011 96th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Austin, TX.

Hale, R. L., L. J. Turnbull, S. R. Earl and N. B. Grimm. 2011. Effects of urban stormwater infrastructure and spatial scale on nutrient export and runoff from semi-arid urban catchments. 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 )

Metson, G. S., J. R. Corman, E. M. Cook, R. L. Hale, D. M. Iwaniec and C. S. Galletti. 2011. Nutrient movements in human environment interactions: Phosphorus in Phoenix. 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.

Metson, G. S., C. S. Galletti, E. M. Cook, R. L. Hale, J. R. Corman and D. M. Iwaniec. 2011. Phosphorus in Phoenix: A budget and spatial analysis of phosphorus in an urban ecosystem. Poster presented 3-5 February at the 'Sustainable Phosphorus Summit' sponsored by School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Moratto, S. M., R. L. Hale and N. B. Grimm. 2011. Soil analysis in Arizona catchments. Poster presented at the 7-12 August 2011 96th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Austin, TX.

Turnbull, L. J., D. L. Childers, R. L. Hale, E. R. Vivoni, S. R. Earl and N. B. Grimm. 2011. Ecosystem structure and hydrologic function of urban deserts. 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

Cook, E. M., R. L. Hale, D. M. Iwaniec, J. Corman, X. Dong, G. S. Metson and J. Sayles. 2010. Urban stoichiometry: An elemental approach to understanding human-environment interactions. Poster presented at the January 14, 2010 12th Annual Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Corman, J., E. Cook, R. L. Hale, D. M. Iwaniec and G. S. Metson. 2010. An elemental approach to understanding human-environment interactions. Poster presented 15-17 October, 2010 at the 1st International Conference on Urbanization and Global Environmental Change, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Hale, R. L., J. H. Hoover, B. Thomas, M. Ng and G. Vogel. 2010. Anthropogenic nutrient loading to the Northeastern US, 1920-2000. Poster presented December 16 at the meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA.

Hale, R. L., R. I. McDonald, C. Revenga, N. B. Grimm, J. Gronwall and B. Fekete. 2010. Global urban growth and the geography of water availability, quality, and delivery. Poster presented October 15-17 at the International Conference on Urbanization and Global Environmental Change, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Turnbull, L. J., D. L. Childers, R. L. Hale and N. B. Grimm. 2010. Conceptualizing urban ecohydrological interactions and feedbacks. Poster presented at the January 14, 2010 12th Annual Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

2009

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 September 13-17 at the Long Term Ecological Research-All Scientists Meeting, Estes Park, CO.

Cook, E. M., B. B. Cutts, R. L. Hale, D. M. Iwaniec, M. Romolini, K. Schwarz, J. Munyon, G. Koch and G. Losada. 2009. Identifying the benefits and barriers to graduate student cross-site socio-ecological research in urban systems. 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.

Hale, R. L. 2009. Urban disturbance: Infrastructure-climate interactions, socio-ecological feedbacks and implications for future change. Poster presented October 8 at the Second Conference for Sustainability: Socio-Ecological Transformation and Sustainability (C4SI2), Arizona State University Tempe, AZ.

Hale, R. L. and N. B. Grimm. 2009. Spatial and temporal variability of runoff chemistry: Land use effects. 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 )

Iwaniec, D. M. and R. L. Hale. 2009. Institutionalizing the IGERT in Urban Ecology at ASU- Graduates in Social and Environmental Research (GISER). Poster presented October 10 at the 2nd Conference for Sustainability IGERTs, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

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.

2008

Hale, R. L., N. A. Toke, N. B. Grimm and R. Arrowsmith. 2008. Aridland urban hydrology in Phoenix, AZ. Poster presented January 10 at the Central Arizona Project Long Term Ecological Research (CAP LTER) 10th Annual Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

Presentations

2015

Grimm, N. B., S. T. Pickett, R. L. Hale and M. L. Cadenasso. 2015. Disturbance in urban ecosystems: New insights from comparisons of Baltimore, Phoenix, and selected world cities. Presentation at the Ecological Science at the Frontier: Celebrating the ESA Centennial 1915-2015, 9-14 August 2015, Baltimore, Maryland. (link )

2011

Hale, R. L. and J. H. Hoover. 2011. Anthropogenic nutrient loading in the northeastern United States, 1920-2000. Presentation at the 7-12 August 2011 96th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Austin, TX.

Hale, R. L., J. H. Hoover, C. J. Vorosmarty and W. M. Wollheim. 2011. Anthropogenic nutrient loading to the northeastern US, 1920-2000. Presentation at the 7-12 August 2011 96th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Austin, TX.

Hale, R. L., L. J. Turnbull, S. R. Earl and N. B. Grimm. 2011. Effects of urban stormwater infrastructure and spatial scale on nutrient export and runoff from semi-arid urban catchments. Invited presentation at the 2011 Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA.

Hale, R. L., L. J. Turnbull, S. R. Earl and N. B. Grimm. 2011. Effects of urban stormwater infrastructure and spatial scale on nutrient export and runoff from semi-arid urban catchments. Presentation at the May 24 meeting of the North American Benthological Society, Providence, RI.

Hale, R. L., L. J. Turnbull, N. B. Grimm and S. R. Earl. 2011. Effects of urban stormwater infrastructure on nutrient export and runoff from semi-arid urban catchments. Presentation at the December 8 meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Fransicso, CA.

Riha, K. M., G. M. Michalski, R. L. Hale, S. R. Earl, L. J. Turnbull and N. B. Grimm. 2011. Use of multiple stable isotopes to quantify nitrogen deposition in arid-urban ecosystems. Presentation at the 2011 Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA.

Turnbull, L. J., D. L. Childers, S. R. Earl, N. B. Grimm and R. L. Hale. 2011. The dynamics of water in arid cities, Part II: Effects of stormwater infrastructure on dissolved and particle-bound nutrient transport across multiple spatial scales. Presentation at the 7-12 August 2011 96th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Austin, TX.

Turnbull, L. J., D. L. Childers, N. B. Grimm, S. R. Earl, R. L. Hale, A. Elrod and N. A. Weller. 2011. Multi-scalar effects of urban infrastructure in a semi-arid urban catchment: Nutrient retention and transport. Presentation at the 2011 Meeting of the American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, San Juan, PR.

Turnbull, L. J., R. L. Hale, S. R. Earl, N. B. Grimm and D. L. Childers. 2011. Effects of urban stormwater infrastructure on frequency, magnitude and scale characteristics of runoff, and their implications for the transport of particulate material in arid catchments. Presentation at the 2011 Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA.

2009

Cutts, B. B., E. M. Cook, R. L. Hale, M. Romolini and K. Schwarz. 2009. Using social network sites and visualizations to lower the barriers to cross-site and socio-ecological research in urban systems. Presentation of the Working Group Organizers at 14-16 September 2009 LTER All Scientists Meeting, Integrating Science and Society in a World of Constant Change, Estes Park, CO.

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.

Thesis (PhD)

2013

Hale, R. L. 2013. Coupled hydrology and biogeochemistry in social-ecological watersheds. Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe. (link )