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Stevan Earl

Stevan Earl

Information Manager, Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-term Ecological Research Project, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability

stevan.earl@asu.edu

480-965-1851

Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
Arizona State University
PO Box 875402
Tempe, AZ 85287-5402
USA

Titles

  • Data Manager, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Information Manager, Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-term Ecological Research Project, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Instructor, School of Sustainability

Biography

Stevan received his Ph.D. in Biology from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in 2004 where his research focused on the ecology of lotic ecosystems. Stevan joined the CAP LTER following postdoctoral work with the EPA in Athens, Georgia. As Site Manager (2006-2015), Stevan helped to orchestrate the CAP LTER's long-term monitoring programs and experiments. Stevan transitioned into the position of CAP LTER Information Manager in 2015, and now coordinates the CAP LTER's data needs as well as assists students and investigators with research data management.

Education

  • BS, Environmental Science, Northern Arizona University
  • MS, Biology, Northern Arizona University
  • PhD, Biology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Journal Articles

In Press

Liang, J., Y. Qiu, B. L. Ruddell, M. Dalrymple, S. R. Earl, A. Castelazo and T. James. Do energy retrofits work? Evidence from commercial and residential buildings in Phoenix. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management DOI: 10.1016/j.jeem.2017.09.001. (link )

2017

Banville, M. J., H. L. Bateman, S. R. Earl and P. S. Warren. 2017. Decadal declines in bird abundance and diversity in urban riparian zones. Landscape and Urban Planning 159(Mar):48-61. DOI: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2016.09.026. (link )

2015

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 )

Shuster, W. D., S. D. Dadio, C. E. Burkman, S. R. Earl and S. J. Hall. 2015. Hydropedological assessment of parcel-level infiltration in an arid urban ecosystem. Soil Science Society of America Journal Open Access. DOI: 10.2136/sssaj2014.05.0200. (link )

2014

Giraudeau, M., M. Mousel, S. R. Earl and K. McGraw. 2014. Parasites in the city: Degree of urbanization predicts poxvirus and coccidian infections in House Finches (Haemorhous mexicanus). PLOS One 9(2):e86747. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0086747. (link )

Giraudeau, M., P. M. Nolan, C. E. Black, M. Hasegawa, S. R. Earl and K. McGraw. 2014. Song characteristics track bill morphology along a gradient of urbanization in house finches (Haemorhous mexicanus). Frontiers in Zoology 11:Art. 83. DOI: 10.1186/s12983-014-0083-8. (link )

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 )

Volo, T. J., E. R. Vivoni, C. A. Martin, S. Earl and B. L. Ruddell. 2014. Modelling soil moisture, water partitioning, and plant water stress under irrigated conditions in desert urban areas. Ecohydrology 7:1297-1313. DOI: 10.1002/eco.1457. (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.

Posters

2018

Earl, S. R. 2018. The CAP LTER information management system: Data management for project investigators and the scientific community. Poster presented at the 20th Annual CAP LTER All Scientists Meeting and Poster Syposium, January 5, 2018, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link )

2017

Earl, S. R. 2017. The CAP LTER information management system: Data management for project investigators and the scientific community. Poster presented at the 19th Annual Central-Arizona Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research All Scientists Meeting and Poster Symposium, 13 January 2017, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link )

2016

Elser, M. M., M. L. Nation and S. R. Earl. 2016. Engaging non-scientists in urban ecology: Lessons learned from designing, implementing, and sustaining three place-based citizen science projects. Poster presented at the Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research Eighteenth Annual All Scientists Meeting and Poster Symposium, 15 January 2016, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ.

2015

Banville, M. J., H. L. Bateman, S. R. Earl and P. S. Warren. 2015. Urbanization contributes to simplified riparian bird communities. Poster presented at the Seventeenth Annaul CAP LTER All Scientists Meeting and Poster Symposium, 16 January 2015, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link )

2014

Banville, M. J., H. L. Bateman, S. R. Earl and P. S. Warren. 2014. Long-term changes in urban riparian bird communities. Poster presented at the 16th Annual CAP LTER Poster Symposium and All Scientists Meeting, Jnauary 17, 2014, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link )

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

Cook, E. M., S. J. Hall, R. A. Sponseller, D. P. Huber, S. R. Earl and N. B. Grimm. 2012. Atmospheric nitrogen deposition in Phoenix AZ is lower than expected: Findings from a methods comparison. Poster presented at the 13 January 2012 CAP LTER 14th Annual Poster Symposium and All Scientist Meeting, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

Earl, S. R. 2012. Ecosystem metabolism in an effluent-derived, arid-land river estimated from diurnal dissolved-oxygen profiles. 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 )

Epshtein, O., L. J. Turnbull and S. R. Earl. 2012. Modeling runoff response of pervious pavement systems at a catchment scale. 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 )

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 )

Volo, T. J., E. R. Vivoni, C. A. Martin and S. R. Earl. 2012. Modeling soil moisture and plant stress under irrigated conditions in semiarid urban areas. 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 )

Volo, T. J., E. R. Vivoni, C. A. Martin and S. R. Earl. 2012. Modeling soil moisture and plant stress under irrigated conditions in semiarid urban areas. Poster presented at XIX Computational Methods in Water Resources, Urbana, IL.

2011

Cook, E. M., S. J. Hall, R. A. Sponseller, D. P. Huber, S. R. Earl and N. B. Grimm. 2011. Atmospheric nitrogen deposition fluxes in arid Phoenix, Arizona: A comparison of sampling methods. Poster presented at the 7-12 August 2011 96th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Austin, TX.

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 )

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 )

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.

Elser, M. M., S. R. Earl and M. McGraw. 2009. Weather, the built environment, and kids. Estes Park, CO. Poster presented at 14-16 September 2009 LTER All Scientist Meeting, Integrating Science and Society in a World of Constant Change.

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.

Martin, C. A., D. G. Casagrande, S. T. Yabiku, M. R. McHale and S. R. Earl. 2009. Evaluation of four ecosystems services provided by experimental residential neighborhood landscapes in Mesa, Arizona. Estes Park, CO. Poster presented at 14-16 September 20009 LTER All Scientists Meeting, Integrating Science and Society in a World of Constant Change.

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

Childers, D. L., S. R. Earl, N. B. Grimm, B. L. Ruddell, L. J. Turnbull and E. R. Vivoni. 2011. The dynamics of water in arid cities, Part I: Overview of the Central Arizona-Phoenix (CAP) LTER research at the water-climate nexus. Presentation at th 7-12 August 2011 96th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Austin, TX.

Childers, D. L., L. J. Turnbull, S. R. Earl and N. B. Grimm. 2011. Multi-scalar effects of urban stormwater infrastructure in a semi-arid urban catchment: Hydrologic responses. Presentation at the 2011 Meeting of the American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, San Juan, PR.

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, 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, 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

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.

Reports

2017

Larson, K., R. Andrade, A. York, D. Childers, P. Coseo, S. Earl, M. Ehlenz, N. Grimm, S. Hall, S. Harlan, D. Hondula, S. Lerman, D. Pfeiffer, J. Ripplinger, V. K. Smith, P. Warren, M. Watkins, D. White, S. Wittlinger, M. Wright and A. Wutich. 2017. The Phoenix Area Social Survey IV: Linking Social and Biophysical Dynamics in Urban Neighborhoods. (link )