Journal Articles

In Press

Burrowing owl (Athene cunicularia) habitat associations in agricultural fields and along canal trails in Phoenix, Arizona

Beebe, S. R., A. Switalski, H. L. Bateman and K. D. Hristovski
Journal: Journal of the Arizona-Nevada Academy of Science

Paradoxes in landscape management and water conservation: Examining neighborhood norms and institutional forces

Larson, K. L. and J. Brumand
Journal: Cities and the Environment

Quantifying outdoor water consumption of urban landuse/land cover: Sensitivity to drought

Kaplan, S., S. W. Myint, F. Chao and A. J. Brazel
Journal: Environmental Management

Seasonal dynamics of a suburban energy balance in Phoenix, Arizona

Chow, W. T., T. J. Volo, E. R. Vivoni, G. D. Jenerette and B. L. Ruddell
Journal: International Journal of Climatology, DOI (online): 10.1002/joc.3947

Water education for sustainability: Criteria and recommendations

Larson, K. L. and E. N. Redman
Journal: Society and Natural Resources

Zoning and land use: A tale of incompatibility and environmental injustice in early Phoenix

York, A. M., J. Tuccillo, B. Bolin, C. Boone, L. E. Gentile, B. Schoon and K. Kane
Journal: Journal of Urban Affairs, DOI (online): 10.1111/juaf.12076


In Review

Advancing urban sustainability theory and action: Challenges and opportunities

Childers, D. L., S. T. Pickett, J. M. Grove, L. A. Ogden and A. C. Whitmer
Journal: Landscape and Urban Planning

Age differences, family origin and maternal investment explain juvenile cannibalism in the black widow spider better than kin selection

Kitchen, K., M. C. Andrade and J. C. Johnson
Journal: Animal Behaviour

Compact densities and human comfort: case study of a desert city - Tempe, Arizona

Brazel, A. J., K. Crewe, A. Middel, S. Kaplan and D. A. Hartz
Journal: Journal of Planning and Education Research

Controls on stormwater solute delivery from arid urban watersheds

Hale, R. L., L. J. Turnbull, S. R. Earl and N. B. Grimm
Journal: Ecological Applications

Convergent surface water distributions in U.S. cities

Steele, M. K., J. B. Heffernan, N. D. Bettez, C. Buyarski, J. Cavender-Bares, L. Darling, P. M. Groffman, J. M. Grove, S. J. Hall, S. E. Hobbie, K. L. Larson, J. Learned, J. L. Morse, C. Neill, J. Oneill-Dunne, K. Nelson, L. A. Ogden, D. E. Pataki and R. R. Chowdhury
Journal: Ecosystems

Developing synchronicity in urban ecology as sustainability science: Linking ecology, design, and planning

Musacchio, L. R. and J. G. Wu
Journal: Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment

Embedded Resource Impact Accounting for coupled natural-human systems, Part 1: The balance of water resource impacts embedded in the Western US electrical energy trade

Ruddell, B. L., E. A. Adams, R. Rushforth and V. C. Tidwell
Journal: Water Resources Research

Embedded Resource Impact Accounting for coupled natural-human systems, Part 2: The value of water resource impacts embedded in the Western US electrical energy trade

Ruddell, B. L., E. A. Adams, R. Rushforth and V. C. Tidwell
Journal: Water Resources Research

Extreme heat in Phoenix, AZ: A mixed method multi-scale analysis

Ruddell, D. M.
Journal: Population and Environment

Maternal effects on egg condition speed development but have no effect on spiderling cannibalism in the black widow spider (Latrodectus hesperus)

Johnson, J. C., L. Miles and P. Trubl
Journal: Evolution

Modeling broadband albedo with high resolution imagery

Kaplan, S., C. S. Galletti, W. T. Chow and S. W. Myint
Journal: IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing

Modeling metabolic changes during the avian acute stress response using path analysis

Fokidis, H. B., R. Sparr, K. L. Sweazea and P. J. Deviche
Journal: Hormone and Metabolic Research, (2010)

Modeling soil moisture, water partitioning, and plant water stress under irrigated conditions in desert urban areas

Volo, T. J., E. R. Vivoni, C. A. Martin, S. Earl and B. L. Ruddell
Journal: Ecohydrology, DOI (online): 10.1002/eco.1457

Object-based land-cover classification for metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, using aerial photography

Li, X., Y. Zhang, C. S. Galletti, B. L. Turner II and S. W. Myint
Journal: Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation

Residential development revisited: Zoning, local effects, and the recession in Phoenix, Arizona

Kane, K., A. M. York, J. Tuccillo, L. Gentile and Y. Ouyang
Journal: Urban Geography

Social bonds, stigmatized neighborhoods, and health

Wutich, A. Y., A. Ruth, A. A. Brewis and C. G. Boone
Journal: Medical Anthropology Quarterly

Urban ecology: A comparison and contrast of approaches between East and West

Douglas, I., R. Wang, W. Xiang, L. Lin, D. L. Childers and J. Xie
Journal: Landscape and Urban Planning

What determines public support for development impact fees?

York, A. M., C. F. Clark, A. Y. Wutich and S. L. Harlan
Journal: Land Use Policy


2014

A spatio-temporal view of historical growth in downtown Phoenix, Arizona, USA

Kane, K., J. Tuccillo, A. M. York, L. Gentile and Y. Ouyang
Journal: Landscape and Urban Planning, Volume: 121, Issue: 2014, Pages: 70-80, DOI (online): 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2013.08.011

Ecological homogenization of urban America

Groffman, P. M., J. Cavender-Bares, N. D. Bettez, J. M. Grove, S. J. Hall, J. B. Heffernan, S. E. Hobbie, K. L. Larson, J. L. Morse, C. Neill, K. Nelson, J. Oneill-Dunne, L. Ogden, D. E. Pataki, C. Polsky, R. R. Chowdhury and M. K. Steele
Journal: Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, Volume: 12, Issue: 1, Pages: 74-81, DOI (online): 10.1890/120374

Hard paths, soft paths, or no paths? Cross-cultural perceptions of water solutions

Wutich, A., A. C. White, D. D. White, K. L. Larson, A. Brewis and C. Roberts
Journal: Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, DOI (print): doi:10.5194/hess-18-109-2014, Volume: 18, Issue: 1, Pages: 109–120

Heat-related deaths in hot cities: Estimates of human tolerance to high temperature thresholds

Harlan, S. L., G. Chowell, S. Yang, D. B. Petitti, E. J. Morales Butler, B. L. Ruddell and D. M. Ruddell
Journal: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Volume: 11, Pages: 3304-3326, DOI (online): 10.3390/ijerph110303304

Impact of urban form and design on mid-afternoon microclimate in Phoenix local climate zones

Middel, A., K. Häb, A. J. Brazel, C. A. Martin and S. Guhathakurta
Journal: Landscape and Urban Planning, DOI (online): 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2013.11.004, Volume: 122, Pages: 16-28

Physical parameterization and sensitivity of urban hydrological models: Application to green roof systems

Yang, J. and Z. Wang
Journal: Building and Environment, Volume: 79, Issue: 2014, Pages: 250-263, DOI (online): 10.1016/j.buildenv.2014.02.006

The conservation nexus: Valuing the interdependent water and energy savings in Arizona

Bartos, M. and M. Chester
Journal: Environmental Science and Technology, DOI (online): 10.1021/es4033343, Volume: 48, Issue: 4, Pages: 2139-2149


2013

A hierarchical patch mosaic ecosystem model for urban landscapes: Model development and evaluation

Zhang, C., J. G. Wu, N. B. Grimm, M. McHale and A. Buyantuyev
Journal: Ecological Modelling, Volume: 250, Pages: 81-100, DOI (print): 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2012.09.020

Assessment of de facto wastewater reuse across the USA: Trends between 1980 and 2008

Rice, J., A. Wutich and P. Westerhoff
Journal: Environmental Science and Technology, DOI (print): 10.1021/es402792s, Volume: 47, Issue: 19, Pages: 11099-11105

Characterization of aerosol emissions from wastewater aeration basins

Upadhyay, N., Q. Sun, J. O. Allen, P. K. Westerhoff and P. Herckes
Journal: Journal of the Air and Waste Mangement Association, Volume: 63, Issue: 1, Pages: 20-26, DOI (print): 10.1080/10962247.2012.726693

Creating the park cool island in an inner-city neighborhood: Heat mitigation strategy for Phoenix, AZ.

Declet-Barreto, J., A. J. Brazel, C. A. Martin, W. T. Chow and S. L. Harlan
Journal: Urban Ecosystems, DOI (print): 10.1007/s11252-012-0278-8, Issue: 3, Volume: 16, Pages: 617-635

Ecological science and transformation to the sustainable city

Pickett, S. T., C. G. Boone, B. P. McGrath, M. L. Cadenasso, D. L. Childers, L. A. Ogden, M. McHale and J. M. Grove
Journal: Cities, Volume: 32, Issue: Supplement 1, Pages: 510-520, DOI (online): 10.1016/j.cities.2013.02.008

Fungi mediate nitrous oxide production but not ammonia oxidation in aridland soils of the southwestern US

Marusenko, Y. Y., D. P. Huber and S. J. Hall
Journal: Soil Biology and Biochemistry, Volume: 63, Pages: 24-36, DOI (print): 10.1016/j.soilbio.2013.03.018

Generalizing ecological, water and carbon footprint methods and their worldwide assumptions using Embedded Resource Accounting

Rushforth, R. R., E. A. Adams and B. L. Ruddell
Journal: Water Resources and Industry, Volume: 1-2, Pages: 77-90, DOI (online): 10.1016/j.wri.2013.05.001

Global convergence in ethnotheories of water and disease

Brewis, A. A., M. Gartin, A. Y. Wutich and A. Young
Journal: Global Public Health, Volume: 8, Issue: 1, Pages: 13-36, DOI (print): 10.1080/17441692.2012.758298

Historical threshold temperatures for Phoenix (urban) and Gila Bend (desert), central Arizona, USA

Ruddell, D. M., D. hoffman, O. Ahmad and S. W. Brazel
Journal: Climate Research, Volume: 55, Issue: 3, Pages: 201-215, DOI (print): 10.3354/cr01130

Hotbeds of biogeochemical diversity: Insights from urban long-term ecological research sites

Bain, D. J., R. L. Hale and W. M. Wollheim
Journal: Elements, Volume: 8, Pages: 435-438, DOI (print): 10.2113/gselements.8.6.435

Landscape configuration and urban heat island effects: Assessing the relationship between landscape characteristics and land surface temperature in Phoenix, Arizona

Connors, J. P., C. S. Galletti and W. T. Chow
Journal: Landscape Ecology, Volume: 28, Issue: 2, Pages: 271-283, DOI (print): 10.1007/s10980-012-9833-1

Legacies of prehistoric agricultural practices within plant and soil properties across an arid ecosystem

Hall, S. J., J. Trujillo, D. K. Nakase, C. A. Strawhacker, M. Kruse-Peeples, H. Schaafsma and J. M. Briggs
Journal: Ecosystems, DOI (online): 10.1007/s10021-013-9681-0, ISSN (online): 1435-0629

Methodological advances in the spatial analysis of land fragmentation

Zhang, S., A. M. York, C. G. Boone and M. Shrestha
Journal: The Professional Geographer, DOI (print): 10.1080/00330124.2012.700501, Issue: 3, Volume: 65, Pages: 512-526

Modelling potential impacts of climate change on water and nitrate export from a mid-sized, semiarid watershed in the US Southwest

Ye, L. and N. B. Grimm
DOI (online): 10.1007/s10584-013-0827-z, Journal: Climatic Change, Issue: 1-2, Pages: 419-431, Volume: 120

Object versus pixel: A systmatic evaluation in urban environments

Myint, S. W., C. S. Galletti, S. Kaplan and W. K. Kim
Journal: Geocarta International, Published online 14 June 2013, DOI (print): 10.1080/10106049.2013.776642

Perceptions of climate change: Linking local and global perceptions through a cultural knowledge approach

Crona, B., A. Y. Wutich, A. Brewis and M. Gartin
Journal: Climatic Change, DOI (print): 10.1007/s10584-013-0708-5, Issue: 2, Pages: 519-531, Volume: 119

Quasi experiments, hedonic models, and estimating tradeoffs for local amenities

Klaiber, H. A. and V. K. Smith
Journal: Land Economics, Volume: 89, Issue: 3, Pages: 413-431

Rules, norms, and injustice: A cross-cultural study of perceptions of justice in water institutions

Wutich, A. Y., A. Brewis, A. M. York and R. Stotts
Journal: Society and Natural Resources, Volume: 26, Issue: 7, Pages: 795-809, DOI (print): 10.1080/08941920.2012.723302

Sensitivity to heat: A comparative study of Phoenix, Arizona and Chicago, Illinois (2003-2006)

Chuang, W., P. Gober, W. T. Chow and J. S. Golden
Journal: Urban Climate, DOI (online): 10.1016/j.uclim.2013.07.003, Volume: 5, Issue: October 2013, Pages: 1-18

Soot black carbon concentration and isotopic composition in soils from an arid urban ecosystem

Hamilton, G. A. and H. E. Hartnett
Journal: Organic Geochemistry, Volume: 59, Pages: 87-94, DOI (print): 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2013.04.003

The effect of acute stress and long-term corticosteroid administration on plasma metabolites in an urban and desert songbird

Davies, S., N. S. Rodriguez, K. L. Sweazea and P. J. Deviche
Journal: Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, Volume: 86, Issue: 1, Pages: 47-60

The new economics of equilibrium sorting and policy evaluation using housing markets

Kuminoff, N. V., V. K. Smith and C. Timmins
Journal: Journal of Economics Literature, Volume: 51, Issue: 4, Pages: 1007-1062, DOI (online): 10.1257/jel.51.4.1007

The next generation of scientists: Examining the experiences of graduate students in network-level socio-ecological science

Romolini, M., S. Record, R. Garvoille, Y. Y. Marusenko and R. S. Geiger
Journal: Ecology and Society, DOI (online): 10.5751/ES-05606-180342, Issue: 3, Pages: Art. 42, Volume: 18

The value of water as an urban club good: A matching approach to community-provided lakes

Abbott, J. K. and H. A. Klaiber
Journal: Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Volume: 65, Issue: 2, Pages: 208-224, DOI (print): 10.1016/j.jeem.2012.09.007

The value of water-related amenities in an arid city: The case of the Phoenix metropolitan area

Larson, E. K. and C. K. Perrings
Journal: Landscape and Urban Planning, Volume: 109, Issue: 1, Pages: 45-55, DOI (print): 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2012.10.008

Tree health in Phoenix

Martin, C. A. and J. C. Stutz
Journal: Arboriculture and Urban Forestry, Volume: 39, Issue: 6, Pages: 286-291

Valuing nature in a general equilibrium

Carbone, J. C. and V. K. Smith
Journal: Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, DOI (print): 10.1016/j.jeem.2012.12.007, Issue: 1, Pages: 72-89, Volume: 66


Books and Book Chapters

In Press

Land-use institutions and natural resources in fast-growing communities at the urban-rural fringe

York, A. M. and D. K. Munroe
Eds: Brondizio, E. and E. F. Moran
Book Title: Human-Environment Interactions: Current and Future Directions, Publisher: Springer Press, Publication Place: New York

Reproductive phenology of urban birds – environmental cues and mechanisms

Deviche, P. J. and S. Davies
Eds: Gill, D. and H. Brumm
Section: 7, Book Title: Avian Urban Ecology, Publisher: Oxford University Press

Urbanization and the altered biogeochemical cycle

Hale, R. L., E. M. Cook, D. Iwaniec and N. B. Grimm
Eds: Bai, X., T. E. Graedel and A. Morishima
Book Title: Cities in Evolution: Urbanization, Environmental Change and Sustainability, Publisher: Cambridge University Press


In Review

Legacies on the landscape: Long-term Socio-ecological Interactions in the Southwestern U.S. from Field to Table: The Historical Ecology of Regional Subsistence Strategies

Spielmann, K. A., S. J. Hall, M. Kruse-Peeples and D. K. Nakase
South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology, Publisher: University of South Carolina Press, Publication Place: Columbia, SC


2014



2013

Beyond restoration and into design: Hydrologic alterations in aridland cities

Larson, E., S. R. Earl, E. Hagen, R. Hale, H. Hartnett, M. L. McCrackin, M. McHale and N. B. Grimm
Eds: Pickett, S. T., M. L. Cadenasso, B. McGrath and K. Hill
Series Name: Future Cities Series, Book Title: Resilience in Ecology and Urban Design: Linking Theory and Practice for Sustainable Cities, Volume: 3, Pages: 183-210, Publisher: Springer

Connecting environmental justice, sustainability, and vulnerability

Boone, C. G. and M. Fragkias
Eds: Boone, C. G. and M. Fragkias
Book Title: Urbanization and Sustainability: Linking Urban Ecology, Environmental Justice and Global Environmental Change, Pages: 49-60, Publisher: Springer, Publication Place: Dordrecht, Heidelberg, New York, London, DOI (print): 10.1007/978-94-007-5666-3

Double exposure in the Sunbelt: The sociospatial distribution of vulnerability in Phoenix, Arizona

Bolin, B., J. Declet-Barretto, M. Hegmon, L. Meirotto and A. M. York
Eds: Boone, C. G. and M. Fragkias
Book Title: Urbanization and Sustainability: Linking Urban Ecology, Environmental Justice and Global Environmental Change, Pages: 159-178, Publisher: Springer, Publication Place: Dordrecht, Heidelberg, New York, London, DOI (print): 10.1007/978-94-007-5666-3

Eco-myopia meetings the longue duree: An information ecology of the increasingly arid southwestern United States

Casagrande, D. G. and C. Peters
Eds: Kopnina, H. and E. Shoreman
Book Title: Environmental Anthropology: Future Directions, Publisher: Routledge, Publication Place: New York

Ecology and ecology and environmental justice: Understanding disturbance using ecological theory

Pickett, S. T., C. G. Boone and M. L. Cadenasso
Eds: Boone, C. G. and M. Fragkias
Book Title: Urbanization and Sustainability: Linking Urban Ecology, Environmental Justice and Global Environmental Change, Pages: 27-48, Publisher: Springer, Publication Place: Dordrecht, Heidelberg, New York, London, DOI (print): 10.1007/978-94-007-5666-3

Fairness and the human right to water: A preliminary cross-cultural theory

Wutich, A., A. Brewis, S. Sigurdsson, R. Stotts and A. York
Eds: Wagner, J.
Book Title: The Social Life of Water in a Time of Crisis, Publisher: Berghahn Books, Pages: 220-238, ISBN: 978-0-85745-966-4

Future scenarios for the sustainable use of global phosphorus resources: P is for preferred (p)futures

Childers, D. L., Z. Caple, C. Carlielle-Marquet, D. Cordell, V. Gerhart, D. Iwaniec and S. White
Eds: Wyant, K. A., J. Corman and J. J. Elser
Book Title: Phosphorus, Food, and Our Futures, Publisher: Oxford Press, Total Number of Pages: 271

History of urbanization and the missing ecology

Elmqvist, T., C. L. Redman, S. Barthel, R. Costanza, R. I. McDonald, S. Parnall, M. Sendstad, M. Schewenius, K. C. Seto and C. Wilkinson
Eds: Elmqvist, T., M. Fragkias, J. Goodness, B. Guneralp and P. J. Marcotullio
Book Title: Urbanization, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: Challenges and Opportunities, Publisher: Springer, Pages: 13-30, Total Number of Pages: 750, ISBN: ISBN 978-94-007-7087-4

Identifying the water conservation potential of neighborhoods in Phoenix, AZ: an integrated socio-spatial approach

Larson, K. L., D. C. Ibes and E. A. Wentz
Eds: Lawrence, P.
Book Title: Geospatial Approaches to Urban Water Resources, Volume: 7, Pages: 11-35, Geotechnologies and the Environment, Volume 7, Publisher: Springer Series, DOI (print): 10.1007/978-94-007-4734-0_3

Introduction to P sustainability: P is for philosophy and process

Metson, G. S., K. A. Wyant and D. L. Childers
Eds: Wyant, K. A., J. Corman and J. J. Elser
Book Title: Phosphorus, Food, and Our Future, Publisher: Oxford University Press, ISBN: 9780199916832, Pages: 1-19, Publication Place: New York, NY

Scales of climate in designing with the desert

Brazel, A. J.
Eds: Malloy, R., J. H. Brock, A. Floyd, M. Livingston and R. H. Webb
Book Title: Design with the Desert: Conservation and Sustainable Development, Pages: 59-72, Total Number of Pages: 586, Publisher: CRC Press Taylor and Francis Group, Publication Place: Boca Raton, FL

Stewardship of the biosphere in the urban era

Elmqvist, T., M. Fragkias, B. Guneralp, R. McDonald, P. Marcotullio, S. Parnell, K. Seto, M. Sendstad, C. Wilkinson, M. Alberti, C. Folke, J. Goodness, D. Haase, M. V. Katti, J. Niemela, H. Nagendra, M. Schewenius, K. Tidball, S. T. Pickett and C. L. Redman
Eds: Elmqvist, T., M. Fragkias, J. Goodness, B. Guneralp and P. J. Marcotullio
Book Title: Urbanization, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: Challenges and Opportunities, Publisher: Springer, Pages: 719-746, Total Number of Pages: 750, ISBN: 978-94-007-7087-4

Towards a new framework for urbanization and sustainability

Fragkias, M. and C. G. Boone
Eds: Boone, C. G. and M. Fragkias
Book Title: Urbanization and Sustainability: Linking Urban Ecology, Environmental Justice and Global Environmental Change, Pages: 1-10, Publisher: Springer, Publication Place: Dordrecht, Heidelberg, New York, London, DOI (print): 10.1007/978-94-007-566-3

Urbanization and Sustainability: Linking Urban Ecology, Environmental Justice and Global Environmental Change


Eds: Boone, C. G. and M. Fragkias
Publisher: Springer, Publication Place: Dordrecht, Heidelberg, New York, London, DOI (print): 10.1007/978-94-007-5666-3

Viewing the urban socioecological system through a sustainability lens: Lessons and prospects from the Central Arizona–Phoenix LTER Program

Grimm, N. B., C. L. Redman, C. G. Boone, D. L. Childers, S. L. Harlan and B. L. Turner II
Eds: Singh, S. J., H. Haberl, M. Chertow and M. Mirtl
Book Title: Long Term Socio-Ecological Research, Pages: 217-246, Publisher: Springer


This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grant nos. BCS-1026865, DEB-0423704 and DEB-9714833.