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William Roach

William Roach

IGERT in Urban Ecology Fellow, School of Life Sciences

william.roach@umontana.edu

406-243-5122

Division of Biological Sciences HS-104
University of Montana
32 Campus Drive
Missoula, MO 59812-1
USA

Titles

  • IGERT in Urban Ecology Fellow, School of Life Sciences

Journal Articles

2011

Roach, W. J. and N. B. Grimm. 2011. Denitrification mitigates N flux through the stream-floodplain complex of a desert city. Ecological Applications 21(7):2618-2636. DOI: 10.1890/10-1613.1. (link )

2009

Roach, W. J. and N. B. Grimm. 2009. Nutrient variation in an urban lake chain and its consequences for phytoplankton production. Journal of Environmental Quality 38:1429-1440. DOI: 10.2134/jeq2008.0191. (link )

2008

Roach, W. J., J. B. Heffernan, N. B. Grimm, R. Arrowsmith, C. Eisinger and T. Rychener. 2008. Unintended consequences of urbanization for aquatic ecosystems: A case study from the Arizona desert. BioScience 58(8):715-727. DOI: 10.1641/B580808.

2006

Jenerette, G. D., W. Wu, S. Goldsmith, W. A. Marussich and W. J. Roach. 2006. Contrasting water footprints of cities in China and the United States. Ecological Economics 57(3):346-358. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2005.04.016. (link )

2005

Grimm, N. B., R. W. Sheibley, C. L. Crenshaw, C. N. Dahm, W. J. Roach and L. H. Zeglin. 2005. Nutrient retention and transformation in urban streams. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 24:626-642. DOI: 10.1899/04-027.1. (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

2004

Roach, W. J., R. Arrowsmith, C. Eisinger, N. B. Grimm, J. B. Heffernan and T. Rychener. 2004. Anthropogenic modifications influence the interactions between the geomorphology and biogeochemistry of an urban desert stream. Poster presented at the 23 February 2004, Sixth Annual CAP LTER Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University. Tempe, AZ.

2003

Roach, W. J. and N. B. Grimm. 2003. Nutrient cycling along an urban desert lake chain: The effects of anthropogenic modifications of Indian Bend Wash. Presented at February 19, 2003, CAP LTER Fifth Annual Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

2002

Jenerette, D., S. Goldsmith, W. A. Marussich, W. J. Roach and W. Wu. 2002. Contrasting socio-ecological relationships between China and the United States: Water footprints for cities in two distinct cultures. Poster presented at January 17, 2002, CAP LTER Fourth Annual Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Roach, W. J. and N. B. Grimm. 2002. Contrasting diel patterns of water chemistry from three lakes in Indian Bend Wash. Poster presented at January 17, 2002, CAP LTER Fourth Annual Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

2001

Jenerette, D., K. Gade, N. B. Grimm, D. Hope, M. A. Luck, W. A. Marussich and W. J. Roach. 2001. The ecological footprint workshop: Creating an ecological and social sciences interface. Poster presented at January 19, 2001,CAP LTER Third Annual Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe AZ. (link )

Roach, W. J., A. Coppola and N. B. Grimm. 2001. Nutrient dynamics in arid urban fluvial systems: Canals and streams. Poster presented at the January 19, 2001, CAP LTER Third Annual Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe AZ. (link )

2000

Roach, W. J., A. Coppola and N. B. Grimm. 2000. Nutrient dynamics in arid urban fluvial systems: Canals and streams. Workshop presented at 2-4 August 2000, Long-Term Ecological Research: Unifying Principles and Global Applications, LTER All Scientists Meeting, Snowbird, UT.

Roach, W. J., A. Coppola, N. B. Grimm, D. Hope, D. Jenerette, M. A. Luck and W. Zhu. 2000. Stream ecology in an urban environment: Research opportunities in Indian Bend Wash, Scottsdale, Arizona. Poster presented at 19 January 2000, CAP LTER Second Annual Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Presentations

2004

Roach, W. J., R. Arrowsmith, C. Eisinger, N. B. Grimm, J. B. Heffernan and T. Rychener. 2004. Anthropogenic modifications influence the interactions between the geomorphology and biogeochemistry of an urban desert stream. Presented at July 30-August 7, 2004, 89th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Portland, OR. (link )

2002

Lewis, D. B., N. B. Grimm, L. A. Baker, J. W. Edmonds, D. Hope, W. J. Roach and W. Zhu. 2002. Effects of human modification of hydrology and nutrient balance on biogeochemical pattern and process in urban landscapes. Presented at April 2002, The Linkage between Land and Water -- From the Atmosphere to the Coastal Zone, US LTER Coordinating Committee Science Symposium, University of New Mexico/Sevilleta LTER, Socorro, NM.

2001

Roach, W. J. and N. B. Grimm. 2001. Biogeochemistry in a extensively modified urban desert stream: Preliminary results from Indian Bend Wash. Presented at 11-12 May 2001 15th Annual Meeting of the Arizona Riparian Council, Tucson.

Reports

1999

Graf, W. L., L. Aben, L. Amoroso, J. R. Anderson, J. Armstrong, J. B. Bartley, V. Beauchamp, J. R. Cox, J. Curro, B. Dveris, J. W. Edmonds, S. Fairchild, K. C. Fergason, M. Fonstad, R. Gomes, S. J. Hall, M. Henze, G. Hilley, J. Johnson, C. Johnson, J. Keane, C. Levine, S. McGuire, C. O'Day, E. Prudhomme, R. Richter, W. J. Roach, M. Roberge, N. Villa, R. Vose, Z. Washburn, J. R. Welter and M. Zoldack. 1999. Hydraulics and history: Channel change on the Salt River in the Phoenix metropolitan area. As part of the CAP LTER project. Student and faculty created book containing preliminary research results. .

Thesis (PhD)

2005

Roach, W. J. 2005. How anthropogenic modifications influence the cycling of nitrogen in Indian Bend Wash. PhD dissertation. Arizona State University. (link )