Journal Articles

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Advanced seasonal reproductive development in a male urban bird is not reflected in earlier plasma luteinizing hormone rise but not energetic status

Davies, S., H. Behbahaninia, M. Giraudeau, S. L. Meddle, K. Waites and P. J. Deviche
Journal: General and Comparative Endocrinology, DOI (online): 10.1016/j.ygcen.2015.05.005

Aridland constructed treatment wetlands I: Macrophyte community effects on nitrogen uptake

Weller, N. A., D. L. Childers, C. A. Sanchez, L. J. Turnbull and R. F. Upham
Journal: Ecological Engineering

Convergence of microclimate in residential landscapes across diverse cities in the United States

Hall, S. J., J. K. Learned, B. Ruddell, K. L. Larson, J. Cavender-Bares, N. Bettez, P. M. Groffman, J. M. Grove, J. B. Heffernan, S. E. Hobbie, J. L. Morse, C. Neill, K. C. Nelson, J. P. O'Neil-Dunne, L. A. Ogden, D. E. Pataki, W. D. Pearse, C. Polsky, R. Roy Chowdhury, M. K. Steele and T. L. Trammell
Journal: Landscape Ecology, DOI (online): 10.1007/s10980-015-0297-y

Heat exposure during non-motorized travel: Implications for transportation policy under climate change

Karner, A., D. M. Hondula and J. K. Vanos
Journal: Journal of Transport & Health, DOI (online): 10.1016/j.jth.2015.10.001

Latent tastes, incomplete stratification, and the plausibility of pure characteristics sorting models

Fishman, J. and V. K. Smith
Journal: Environmental and Resource Economics

Micro-scale urban surface temperatures are related to land-cover features and residential heat related health impacts in Phoenix, AZ USA

Jenerette, G. D., S. L. Harlan, A. Buyantuyev, W. L. Stefanov, J. Declet-Barreto, B. L. Ruddell, S. W. Myint, S. Kaplan and X. Li
Journal: Landscape Ecology, DOI (online): 10.1007/s10980-015-0284-3

Mobile sensor lag correction for urban climate applications

Häb, K., B. L. Ruddell and A. Middel
Journal: Urban Climate

Multiple trigger points for quantifying heat-health impacts: New evidence from a hot climate

Pettiti, D. B., D. M. Hondula, S. Yang, S. L. Harlan and G. Chowell-Puente
Journal: Environmental Health Perspectives, DOI (online): 10.1289/ehp.1409119

Seasonally varied controls of climate and phenophase on terrestrial carbon dynamics: modeling eco-climate system state using Dynamical Process Networks

Ruddell, B. L., R. Yu, M. Kang and D. L. Childers
Journal: Landscape Ecology, DOI (online): 10.1007/s10980-015-0253-x

Severe weather impacts on water quality in central Arizona

Barry, M., C. Chiu and P. Westerhoff
Journal: Journal of the American Water Works Association

In Review

A socio-spatial vulnerability model of the urban heat island: Exposure, sensitivity, and health impacts of high temperatures

Declet-Barreto, J., S. L. Harlan, D. B. Petitti and B. L. Ruddell

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

Aridland constructed treatment wetlands II: Macrophyte-driven control of the wetland water budget makes the system more efficient than expected

Sanchez, C. A., D. L. Childers, L. J. Turnbull, R. F. Upham and N. A. Weller
Journal: Ecological Engineering

Bird song development along a rural-urban gradient

Black, C. E., M. Giraudeau, K. McGraw and P. Nolan
Journal: Frontiers in Zoology

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

Cross-cultural perceptions of water scarcity threats and solutions across select sites

Larson, K. L., R. Stotts, A. Wutich, A. Brewis and D. D. White
Journal: Society & Natural Resources

Decadal declines in bird abundance and diversity in urban riparian zones

Banville, M. J., H. L. Bateman, S. R. Earl and P. S. Warren
Journal: Landscape and Urban Planning

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

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

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

Homogenization of residential lawn plant species composition across seven US urban regions

Wheeler, M. W., C. Neill, P. M. Groffman, M. Avolia, N. D. Bettez, J. Cavender-Bares, R. R. Chowdhury, L. Darling, J. M. Grove, S. J. Hall, J. B. Heffernan, S. E. Hobbie, K. L. Larson, J. L. Morse, K. C. Nelson, L. A. Ogden, D. E. Pataki, W. D. Pearse, C. Polsky, M. K. Steele and T. L. Trammell
Journal: Ecology

Interpreting physical characteristics of urban climatology in Phoenix metropolitan area, Arizona

Song, J., Z. Wang, S. W. Myint and C. Wang
Journal: Theoretical and Applied Climatology

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)

Plasticity in the seasonal reproduction of urban birds is related to the seasonality of the urban heat island effect

Davies, S. and P. J. Deviche

Remote sensing of the surface urban heat island and land architecture in Phoenix, Arizona: Combined effects of land composition and configuration and cadastral-demographic-economic factors

Li, X., W. Li, A. J. Brazel, S. L. Harlan and B. L. Turner II
Journal: Remote Sensing of Environment

Satisfaction, water and fertilizer use in the American residential macrosystem

Groffman, P. M., J. M. Grove, C. Polsky, N. D. Bettez, J. L. Morse, J. Cavender-Bares, S. J. Hall, J. B. Heffernan, S. E. Hobbie, K. L. Larson, C. Neill, K. C. Nelson, L. A. Ogden, J. O'Neil-Dunne, D. E. Pataki, R. R. Chowdhury and D. Locke
Journal: Environmental Research Letters

Some like it (less) hot: Extracting tradeoff measures for physically coupled amenities

Klaiber, H. A., J. K. Abbott and V. K. Smith
Journal: Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economics

Spatio-temporal modeling of the urban heat island in the Phoenix metropolitan area: Land use change implications

Wang, C., S. W. Myint, Z. Wang and J. Song
Journal: IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing

The ecological and physiological bases of variation in the phenology of gonad growth in an urban and desert songbird

Davies, S., S. Lane, S. L. Meddle, K. Tsutsui and P. J. Deviche

Tree shade coverage maximization in an urban environment

Zhao, Q., E. A. Wentz and A. Murray
Journal: Landscape and Urban Planning

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


A multidimensional classification and equity analysis of an urban park system: A novel methodology and case study application

Ibes, D. C.
Journal: Landscape and Urban Planning, Volume: 137, Pages: 122-137, DOI (online): 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2014.12.014

A support vector machine to identify irrigated crop types using time-series Landsat NDVI data

Zheng, B., S. W. Myint, P. S. Thenkabail and R. M. Aggarwal
Journal: International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, Issue: 34, Pages: 103-112, DOI (online): 10.1016/j.jag.2014.07.002

Ammonia-oxidizing archaea respond positively to inorganic nitrogen addition in desert soils

Marusenko, Y. Y., F. Garcia-Pichel and S. J. Hall
Journal: FEMS Microbiology Ecology, Volume: 91, Issue: 2, Pages: 1-11, DOI (online): 10.1093/femsec/fiu023

An ecohydrological approach to conserving urban water through optimized landscape irrigation schedules

Volo, T. J., E. R. Vivoni and B. L. Ruddell
Journal: Landscape and Urban Planning, Volume: 133, Pages: 127-132, DOI (online): 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2014.09.012

An ecology for cities: A transformational nexus of design and ecology to advance climate change resilience and urban sustainability

Childers, D. L., M. L. Cadenasso, J. M. Grove, V. Marshall, B. McGrath and S. T. Pickett
Journal: Sustainability, Volume: 7, Issue: 4, Pages: 3774-3791, DOI (online): 10.3390/su7043774

Assessment of regional variation in streamflow responses to urbanization and the persistence of physiography

Hopkins, K. G., N. B. Morse, D. J. Bain, N. D. Bettez, N. B. Grimm, J. L. Morse, M. M. Palta, W. D. Shuster, A. R. Bratt and A. K. Suchy
Journal: Environmental Sciences & Technology, Volume: 49, Issue: 5, Pages: 2724-2732, DOI (online): 10.1021/es505389y

Characterization, recovery opportunities, and valuation of metals in municipal sludges from U.S. wastewater treatment plants nationwide

Westerhoff, P., S. Lee, Y. Yang, G. W. Gordon, K. Hristovski, R. U. Halden and P. Herckes
Journal: Environmental Science & Technology, DOI (online): 10.1021/es505329q, Volume: 49, Issue: 16, Pages: 9479-9488

Climate change: Track urban emissions on a human scale

Gurney, K. R., P. Romero-Lankao, K. C. Seto, L. R. Hutyra, R. Duren, C. Kennedy, N. B. Grimm, J. R. Ehleringer, P. J. Marcotullio, S. Hughes, S. Pincetl, M. Chester, D. M. Runfola, J. Feddema and J. Sperling
Journal: Nature, Volume: 525, Issue: 10 September 2015, Pages: 179-181, DOI (online): 10.1038/525179a

Collaboraton, interdisciplinary thinking, and communication: New approaches to K-12 ecology education

Bestelmeyer, S. V., M. M. Elser, K. V. Spellman, E. B. Sparrow, S. S. Haan-Amato and A. Keener
Journal: Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, Volume: 13, Issue: 1, Pages: 37-43, DOI (online): 10.1890/140130

Comparative study of urban ecology development in the U.S. and China: Opportunity and challenge

Lin, T. and N. B. Grimm
Journal: Urban Ecosystems, DOI (online): 10.1007/s11252-014-0413-9, Volume: 18, Issue: 2, Pages: 599-611

Decision-making under uncertainty for water sustainability and urban climate change adaptation

Larson, K. L., D. D. White, P. Gober and A. Y. Wutich
Journal: Sustainability, Volume: 7, Pages: 14761-14784, DOI (online): 10.3390/su71114761

Defining and measuring urban sustainability: A review of indicators

Huang, L., J. Wu and L. Yan
Journal: Landscape Ecology, Volume: 30, Issue: 7, Pages: 1175-1193, DOI (online): 10.1007/s10980-015-0208-2

Detection of foreclosure-related landscape management changes using Landsat

Minn, M., B. B. Cutts, J. A. Greenberg, N. Pavlovic, J. M. Fraterrigo and V. K. Turner
Journal: Applied Geography, Volume: 62, Issue: August, Pages: 217-224, DOI (online): 10.1016/j.apgeog.2015.04.023

Does the spatial arrangement of urban landscape matter? Examples of urban warming and cooling in Phoenix and Las Vegas

Myint, S. W., B. Zheng, E. Talen, C. Fan, S. Kaplan, A. Middel, M. Smith, H. Huang and A. J. Brazel
Journal: Ecosystem Health and Sustainability , Volume: 1, Issue: 4, Pages: Art. 15, DOI (online): 10.1890/EHS14-0028.1

Economic behavior, market signals, and urban ecology

Abbott, J. K., H. A. Klaiber and V. K. Smith
Journal: NBER Working Paper Series, , Volume: Working Paper 20959

Ecosystem services in managing residential landscapes: Value priorities, dimensions, and cross-regional patterns

Larson, K. L., K. C. Nelson, S. R. Samples, S. J. Hall, N. Bettez, J. Cavender-Bares, P. M. Groffman, M. Grove, J. B. Heffernan, S. E. Hobbie, J. Learned, J. L. Morse, C. Neill, L. A. Ogden, J. O'Neil-Dunne, D. E. Pataki, C. Polsky, R. R. Chowdhury, M. Steele and T. L. Trammell
Journal: Urban Ecosystems, DOI (online): 10.1007/s11252-015-0477-1

Effects of carotenoid supplementation and oxidative challenges on physiological parameters and carotenoid-based coloration in an urbanization context

Giraudeau, M., A. Chavez, M. B. Toomey and K. J. McGraw
Journal: Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, Volume: 69, Issue: 6, Pages: 957-970, DOI (online): 10.1007/s00265-015-1908-y

Enhancing hydrologic modelling in the coupled weather research and forecasting-urban modelling system

Yang, J., Z. Wang, F. Chen, S. Miao, M. Tewari, J. Voogt and S. W. Myint
Journal: Boundary-Layer Meteorology, Volume: 155, Issue: 1, Pages: 87-109, DOI (online): 10.1007/s10546-015-0020-1

Hydropedological assessment of parcel-level infiltration in an arid urban ecosystem

Shuster, W. D., S. D. Dadio, C. E. Burkman, S. R. Earl and S. J. Hall
Journal: Soil Science Society of America Journal, Volume: Open Access, DOI (online): 10.2136/sssaj2014.05.0200

Impacts of altered precipitation regimes on soil communities and biogeochemistry in arid and semi-arid ecosystems

Nielsen, U. N. and B. A. Ball
Journal: Global Change Biology, Volume: 21, Issue: 4, Pages: 1407-1421, DOI (online): 10.1111/gcb.12789

Impacts of climate change on electric power supply in the western United States

Bartos, M. D. and M. V. Chester
Journal: Nature Climate Change, DOI (online): doi:10.1038/nclimate2648, Volume: 5, Pages: 748-752

Interfacing the urban land-atmospheric system through coupled urban canopy and atmospheric models

Song, J. and Z. Wang
Journal: Boundary-Layer Meteorology, Volume: 154, Issue: 3, Pages: 427-448, DOI (online): 10.1007/s10546-014-9980-9

Measuring the spatial arrangement of urban vegetation and its impacts on seasonal surface temperatures.

Fan, C., S. W. Myint and B. Zheng
Journal: Progress in Physical Geography, Volume: 39, Issue: 2, Pages: 199-219, DOI (online): 10.1177/0309133314567583

Multiscale modeling and evaluation of urban surface energy balance in the Phoenix metropolitan area

Shaffer, S. R., W. T. Chow, M. Georgescu, P. Hyde, G. D. Jenerette, A. Mahalov, M. Moustaoui and B. L. Ruddell
Journal: Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, Volume: 54, Pages: 322-338, DOI (online): 10.1175/JAMC-D-14-0051.1

Nitrogen and phosphorus fluxes from watersheds of the northeast U.S. from 1930 to 2000: Role of anthropogenic nutrient inputs, infrastructure, and runoff

Hale, R. L., N. B. Grimm, C. J. Vorosmarty and B. Fekete
Journal: Global Biogeochemical Cycles, Volume: 29, Issue: 3, Pages: 341-356, DOI (online): 10.1002/2014GB004909

Novel water sources restore plant and animal communities along an urban river

Bateman, H. L., J. C. Stromberg, M. J. Banville, E. Makings, B. D. Scott, A. Suchy and D. Wolkis
Journal: Ecohydrology, DOI (online): 10.1002/eco.1560, Volume: 8, Issue: 5, Pages: 792-811

Phosphorus recovery from microbial biofuel residual using microwave peroxide digestion and anion exchange

Gifford, M., J. Liu, B. E. Rittmann, R. Vannela and P. Westerhoff
Journal: Water Research, Volume: 70, Pages: 130-137, DOI (online): 10.1016/j.watres.2014.11.052

Predicting hospitalization for heat-related illness at the census-tract level: Accuracy of a Generic Heat Vulnerability Index in Phoenix, Arizona (USA)

Chuang, W. and P. Gober
Journal: Environmental Health Perspectives, Volume: 123, Pages: 606-612, DOI (online): 10.1289/ehp.1307868

Quantifying the trade-off between landscape vegetation height, surface temperature, and water consumption in single-family homes in Tempe, AZ

Jia, J., K. L. Larson and E. A. Wentz
Journal: Inquire, Volume: 1, Pages: 16-35

Regulation of feeding behavior and plasma testosterone in response to central neuropeptide Y adminstration in a songbird

Davies, S. and P. Deviche
Journal: Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A: Ecological Genetics and Physiology, Volume: 332A, Pages: 478-486, DOI (online): 10.1002/jez.1943

Reptile use of trails in the Phoenix mountain parks

Rudd, B. T. and H. L. Bateman
Journal: Herpetological Review, Volume: 46, Issue: 1, Pages: 15-17

Rich lizards: How affluence and land cover influence the diversity and abundance of desert reptiles persisting in an urban landscape

Ackley, J. W., J. Wu, M. Angilletta, S. W. Myint and B. K. Sullivan
Journal: Biological Conservation, Volume: 182, Pages: 87-92, DOI (online): 10.1016/j.biocon.2014.11.009

Rising temperatures, human health, and the role of adaptation

Hondula, D. M., R. C. Balling Jr., J. K. Vanos and M. Georgescu
Journal: Current Climate Change Reports, DOI (online): 10.1007/s40641-015-0016-4, Volume: 1, Issue: 3, Pages: 144-154

Rooftop surface temperature analysis in an urban residential environment

Zhao, Q., S. W. Myint, E. A. Wentz and C. Fan
Journal: Remote Sensing, Volume: 7, Issue: 9, Pages: 12135-12159, DOI (online): 10.3390/rs70912135

Should benefit-cost methods take account of high unemployment? Symposium introduction

Smith, V. K.
Journal: Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, Volume: 9, Issue: 2, Pages: 165-178, DOI (online): 10.1093/reep/rev007

Some like it (less) hot: Extracting tradeoff measures for physically coupled amenities

Klaiber, H. A., J. K. Abbott and V. K. Smith
Journal: NBER Working Paper Series, Volume: Working Paper 21051

Stormwater infrastructure controls runoff and dissolved material export from arid urban watersheds

Hale, R. L., L. J. Turnbull, S. R. Earl, D. L. Childers and N. B. Grimm
Journal: Ecosystems, DOI (online): 10.1007/s10021-014-9812-2, Volume: 18, Issue: 1, Pages: 62-75

The hydro-economic interdependency of cities: Virtual water connections of the Phoenix, Arizona metropolitan area

Rushforth, R. R. and B. L. Ruddell
Journal: Sustainability, Volume: 7, Issue: 7, Pages: 8522-8547, DOI (online): 10.3390/su7078522

The new global urban realm: Complex, connected, diffuse, and diverse social-ecological systems

McHale, M. R., S. T. Pickett, O. Barbosa, D. N. Bunn, M. L. Cadenasso, D. L. Childers, M. Gartin, G. R. Hess, D. M. Iwaniec, P. T. McPhearson, M. N. Peterson, A. K. Poole, L. Rivers III, S. T. Shutters and W. Zhou
Journal: Sustainability, Volume: 7, Issue: 5, Pages: 5211-5240, DOI (online): 10.3390/su7055211

The nutrient plasticity of moss-dominated crust in the urbanized Sonoran Desert

Ball, B. A. and J. Alvarez Guevara
Journal: Plant and Soil, DOI (online): 10.1007/s11104-014-2355-7, Volume: 389, Issue: 1, Pages: 225-235

Top-down vs. bottom-up regulation of herbaceous primary production and composition in an arid, urbanizing ecosystem

Davis, M. K., E. M. Cook, S. L. Collins and S. J. Hall
Journal: Journal of Arid Environments, Volume: 116, Pages: 103-114, DOI (online): 10.1016/j.jaridenv.2015.01.018

Type and timing of stream flow changes in urbanizing watersheds in the eastern U.S.

Hopkins, K. G., N. B. Morse, D. J. Bain, N. D. Bettez, N. B. Grimm, J. L. Morse and M. M. Palta
Journal: Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene, Volume: 3, Pages: Art. 56, DOI (online): 10.12952/journal.elementa.000056#sthash.9obRE2Qi.dpuf

Urban heat island mitigation strategies and lizard thermal ecology: Landscaping can quadruple potential activity time in an arid city

Ackley, J. W., M. J. Angilletta Jr., D. DeNardo, B. K. Sullivan and J. Wu
Journal: Urban Ecosystems, DOI (online): 10.1007/s11252-015-0460-x

Urban phosphorus sustainability: Systematically incorporating social, ecological, and technological factors into phosphorus flow analysis

Metson, G. S., D. M. Iwaniec, L. A. Baker, E. M. Bennett, D. L. Childers, D. Cordell, N. B. Grimm, J. M. Grove, D. A. Nidzgorski and S. White
Journal: Environmental Science & Policy, Volume: 47, Pages: 1-11, DOI (online): 10.1016/j.envsci.2014.10.005

Water footprint of cities: A review and suggestions for future research

Peterson, W., R. Rushforth, B. L. Ruddell, M. Konar, I. C. Ahams, J. Gironas, A. Mijic and A. Mejia
Journal: Sustainability, Volume: 7, Issue: 7, Pages: 8461-8490, DOI (print): 10.3390/su7078461

Water management decision makers’ evaluations of uncertainty in a decision support system: The case of WaterSim in the Decision Theater

White, D. D., A. Y. Wutich, K. L. Larson and T. Lant
Journal: Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, DOI (online): 10.1080/09640568.2013.875892, Volume: 58, Issue: 4, Pages: 616-630


A comparison of spatial autocorrelation indices and landscape metrics in measuring urban landscape fragmentation

Fan, C. and S. Myint
Journal: Landscape and Urban Planning, Volume: 121, Issue: 2014, Pages: 117-128, DOI (online): 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2013.10.002

A continuum of behavioral plasticity in urban and desert black widows

Halpin, R. N. and J. C. Johnson
Journal: Ethology: International Journal of Behavioral Biology, Volume: 120, Issue: 2014, Pages: 1-11, DOI (online): 10.1111/eth.12297

A critical knowledge pathway to low-carbon, sustainable futures: Integrated understanding of urbanization, urban areas and carbon

Romero-Lankao, P., K. R. Gurney, K. C. Seto, M. Chester, R. M. Duren, S. Hughes, L. R. Hutyra, P. Marcotullio, L. Baker, N. B. Grimm, C. Kennedy, E. Larson, S. Pincetl, D. Runfola, L. Sanchez, G. Shrestha, J. Feddema, A. Sarzynski, J. Sperling and E. Stokes
Journal: Earth's Future, DOI (online): 10.1002/2014EF000258, Volume: 2, Issue: 10, Pages: 515-532

A multi-method and multi-scale approach for estimating city-wide anthropogenic heat fluxes

Chow, W. T., F. Salamanca Palou, M. Georgescu, A. Mahalov, J. M. Milne and B. L. Ruddell
Journal: Atmospheric Environment, Volume: 99, Issue: December, Pages: 64-76, DOI (online): 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2014.09.053

A multi-objective assessment of air quality monitoring network using environmental, economic, and social indicators and GIS-based models

Pope, R. and J. Wu
Journal: Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, Volume: 64, Issue: 6, Pages: 721-737, DOI (online): 10.1080/10962247.2014.888378

A multi-scale analysis of the single-family residential water use in the Phoenix metropolitan area

Ouyang, Y., E. A. Wentz, B. L. Ruddell and S. L. Harlan
Journal: Journal of the American Water Resources Association, DOI (online): 10.1111/jawr.12133, Volume: 50, Issue: 2, Pages: 448-467

A multiscale, hierarchical model of pulse dynamics in arid-land ecosystems

Collins, S. L., J. Belnap, N. B. Grimm, J. A. Rudgers, C. N. Dahm, P. D'Odorico, M. Litvak, D. O. Natvig, D. C. Peters, W. T. Pockman, R. L. Sinsabaugh and B. O. Wolf
Journal: Annual review of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics, Volume: 45, DOI (online): 10.1146/annurev-ecolsys-120213-091650, Pages: 397-419

A new perspective of urban-rural differences: The impact of soil water advection

Wang, Z.
Journal: Urban Climate, Volume: 10, Issue: 2014, Pages: 19-34, DOI (online): 10.1016/j.uclim.2014.08.004

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

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, Volume: 125, Issue: 2014, Pages: 320-328, DOI (online): 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2014.01.022

Adverse effects of fluorescent dust marking on the behavior of western black widow spiderlings

Still, M., L. S. Miles, T. M. Gburek and J. C. Johnson
Journal: Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, Volume: 150, Issue: 1, Pages: 28-31, DOI (online): 10.1111/eea.12140

Assessing the homogenization of urban land management with an application to US residential lawncare

Polsky, C., J. M. Grove, C. Knudson, P. M. Groffman, N. Bettez, J. Cavender-Bares, S. J. Hall, J. B. Heffernan, S. E. Hobbie, K. L. Larson, J. L. Morse, C. Neill, K. C. Nelson, L. A. Ogden, J. O'Neil-Dunne, D. E. Pataki, R. R. Chowdhury and M. K. Steele
Journal: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, Volume: 111, Issue: 12, Pages: 4432-4437, DOI (online): 10.1073/pnas.1323995111

At the crossroads of physiology and ecology: Food supply and the timing of avian reproduction

Davies, S. and P. J. Deviche
Journal: Hormones and Behavior, DOI (online): 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2014.04.003, Volume: 66, Issue: 1, Pages: 41-55

Beyond fragmentation at the fringe: A path-dependent, high-resolution analysis of urban land cover in Phoenix, Arizona

Kane, K., J. P. Connors and C. S. Galletti
Journal: Applied Geography, Volume: 52, Issue: 123-134, DOI (online): 10.1016/j.apgeog.2014.05.002

Bringing nature to humans: How to evaluate the next generation of urban parks and green spaces

Ackley, J. W.
Journal: Cities and the Environment (CATE), Volume: 7, Issue: 1, Pages: Art. 9

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, Volume: 45, Issue: 2, Pages: 52-58

Characterizing air pollution patterns on multiple time scales in urban areas: A landscape ecological approach

Pope, R. and J. Wu
Journal: Urban Ecosystems, Volume: 17, Issue: 3, Pages: 855-874, DOI (online): 10.1007/s11252-014-0357-0

Characterizing changes in cropping patterns using sequential Landsat imagery: An adaptive threshold approach and application to Phoenix, Arizona

Fan, C., B. Zheng, S. W. Myint and R. M. Aggarwal
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Children’s perceived water futures in the United States Southwest

Vins, H., A. Wutich, A. Brewis, M. Beresford, A. Ruth and C. Roberts
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Convergent surface water distributions in U.S. cities

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Drivers of decadal-scale change in the structure and function of southern Everglades wetland macrophyte communities

Troxler-Gann, T. G., D. L. Childers and C. J. Madden
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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. C. Nelson, J. O'Neil-Dunne, L. Ogden, D. E. Pataki, C. Polsky, R. R. Chowdhury and M. K. Steele
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Embedded resource accounting for coupled natural-human systems: An application to water resource impacts of the western U.S. electrical energy trade

Ruddell, B. L., E. A. Adams, R. Rushforth and V. C. Tidwell
Journal: Water Resources Research, Volume: 50, Issue: 10, Pages: 7957-7972, DOI (online): 10.1002/2013WR014531

Examining seasonally pulsed detrital transport in the coastal Everglades using a sediment tracing technique

Koch, G. R., S. Hagerthey, D. L. Childers and E. Gaiser
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Food, water, and scarcity: Toward a broader anthropology of resource insecurity

Wutich, A. and A. Brewis
Journal: Current Anthropology, Volume: 55, Issue: 4, Pages: 444–468, DOI (online): 10.1086/677311

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
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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, Issue: 3

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
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Land surface energy partitioning revisited: A novel approach based on single depth soil measurement

Yang, J. and Z. Wang
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Legacies of agriculture and urbanization in labile and stable organic carbon and nitrogen in Sonoran Desert soils

Lewis, D. B., J. P. Kaye and A. P. Kinzig
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Long-term ecological research and network-level science

Collins, S. L. and D. L. Childers
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Maternal effects on egg investment and offspring performance in black widow spiders

Johnson, J. C., L. S. Miles, P. Trubl and A. Hagenmaier
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Membrane fouling by vesicles and prevention through ozonation

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

Li, X., S. W. Myint, Y. Zhang, C. S. Galletti and B. L. Turner II
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Paradoxes in landscape management and water conservation: Examining neighborhood norms and institutional forces

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Parasites in the city: Degree of urbanization predicts poxvirus and coccidian infections in House Finches (Haemorhous mexicanus)

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

Yang, J. and Z. Wang
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Physiological correlates of urbanization in a desert songbird

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

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Residential development during the Great Recession: A shifting focus in Phoenix, Arizona

Kane, K., A. M. York, J. Tuccillo, L. Gentile and Y. Ouyang
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Seasonal dynamics of a suburban energy balance in Phoenix, Arizona

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Spatial configuration of anthropogenic land cover impacts on urban warming

Zheng, B., S. W. Myint and C. Fan
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Stigmatized neighborhoods, social bonding, and health

Wutich, A., A. Ruth, A. Brewis and C. Boone
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Studying, teaching and applying sustainability visions using systems modeling

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Sustainable urban park systems

Ibes, D. C.
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The conservation nexus: Valuing the interdependent water and energy savings in Arizona

Bartos, M. and M. Chester
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The energy-water nexus: Are there tradeoffs between residential energy and water consumption in arid cities?

Ruddell, D. M. and P. G. Dixon
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The Lotic Intersite Nitrogen Experiments: An example of successful ecological research collaboration

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Urban ecology and sustainability: The state-of-the-science and future directions

Wu, J.
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Urban ecology in China: Historical developments and future directions

Wu, J., W. Xiang and J. Zhao
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Urbanization and the carbon cycle: Current capabilities and research outlook from the natural sciences perspective

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Water education for sustainability: A critique and recommendations

Larson, K. L. and E. N. Redman
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Zoning and land use: A tale of incompatibility and environmental injustice in early Phoenix

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Books and Book Chapters

In Press

A broader framing of ecosystem services in cities: Benefits and challenges of built, natural, or hybrid system function

Grimm, N. B., E. M. Cook, R. L. Hale and D. M. Iwaniec
Eds: Seto, K. C., W. Solecki and C. Griffith
Book Title: Routledge Handbook on Urbanization and Global Environmental Change, Publisher: Routledge

An urban ecological journey

Grimm, N. B.
Eds: Willig, M. R. and L. R. Walker
Book Title: Long-term Environmental Research: Changing the Nature of Scientists

Residential water management: An economic perspective on policy instruments

Smith, V. K. and M. Zhao
Eds: Dinar, A. and K. Schwabe
Book Title: Handbook of Water Research, Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

Urbanization and the altered biogeochemical cycle

Hale, R. L., E. M. Cook, D. M. 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

Bradley and Emma and the Lawn Mystery

Polsky, C. and A. Kaminsky
Series Name: NSF LTER Science Children’s Book Series

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



Reconceptualzing land for sustainable urbanity

Boone, C. G., C. L. Redman, H. Blanco, D. Haase, J. Koch, S. Lwasa, H. Nagendra, S. Pauleit, S. T. Pickett, K. C. Seto and M. Yokohari
Eds: Seto, K. C. and A. Reenberg
Series Name: Strungman Forum Reports, Volume: 14, Book Title: Rethinking Global Land Use in an Urban Era, Pages: 313-330, Publisher: MIT Press, Publication Place: Cambridge, MA, ISBN: 9780262026901

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