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Brandon T Bestelmeyer
Range Management Research
Supervisory Research Ecologist

Phone: (575) 646-4842
Fax: (575) 646-5889
Room 204

2995 KNOX ST.
LAS CRUCES , NM 88003
Projects
Supporting Climate-Smart Decision Making in New Mexico, USDA Southwest Climate Hub
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 426799
Scientific Support and Partnership for Renewable Resource Programs in BLM
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 430657
Assessment and Monitoring Technical Support
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 431334
Development of an All-Lands Wind Erosion Model
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 431896
Central Great Plains Ecosystem Service Economics and Index Valuation Project
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 433553
Ecological Site Description (ESD) Development 2018
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 434109
CEAP-Grazing Lands Modeling
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 434808
Reducing Drought Impact Risk
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 434614
Southwest Air Quality, Climate and Production Agriculture Science
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 435746
Science and Technologies for the Sustainable Management of Western Rangeland Systems
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 435564
Adaptive Management Case Studies
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 434969
Reducing Drought Impact Risk in the Intermountain West via Multiple Pathways
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 434472
Implementation and Expansion of the BLM’s Assessment, Inventory, and Monitoring Strategy to Support Multiple Resource Management Decision Making
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 432138
CEAP-Grazing Lands Wind Erosion, Economics & Modeling Project
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 432817
Ecological Site Development 2017 and 2018
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 433198
Development of Provisional Ecological Sites for Southeastern Alaska
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 433537
ARS-Las Cruces IAG for WEMO, NRI, ESD and STM Products and Input
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 426633
Assessing the Role of Physical Dust Emission Mechanism on Particle Size Distributions Observed at the USDA ARS Jornada Experimental Range
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 431734
Development and Support of Ecological Site Description Research
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 430981
CEAP-Grazing Lands Plant Community & Wind Erosion Support for Modeling
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 431227
CEAP-Grazing Lands ESD & NRI Support for Modeling
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 428514
Scientific Support and Partnership for Renewable Resources programs in BLM NM
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 428923
ARS-Las Cruces IAG for NRI, ESD and STM Products and Input
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 425069
Using Land Resource Units to Improve CEAP Analysis and Ecological Site Interpretation
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 425411
Disaggregation of Soil Map Units for Improved Ecological Site and Vegetation Mapping: A Soil Systems Approach to Landscape Management in Rangelands
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 425830
Installation, Operation, and Maintenance of a National Wind Erosion Research Network Site, South San Luis Lakes TNC Parcel
Memorandum of Understanding (M)
  Accession Number: 429439
Collaborative Research in Atmospheric Modeling and Sensing
Memorandum of Understanding (M)
  Accession Number: 430880
Collaborative Animal Research between New Mexico State University (NMSU) and ARS
Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 431252
Collaboration on Development of State-and-Transition Models to Guide Sustainable Land Management in the Americas
Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 432809
LTER: Long-Term Research at the Jornada Basin
Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 435771
Regional Dust Emission Responses to Ecosystem Change
Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 434827
Livestock Ranching, Rangelands, and Resilience: Ensuring Adaptive Capacity in an Increasingly Variable Climate
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 435263
Field and Laboratory Analysis of Soil Samples for the Terrestrial Observation System of NEON
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 426632
Supporting Climate-Smart Decision Making in Arizona, USDA Southwest Climate Hub
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 426812
Supporting Climate-Smart Decision Making in Utah, USDA Southwest Climate Hub
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 426915
Supporting Climate-Smart Decision Making in Nevada, USDA Southwest Climate Hub
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 426919
Supporting Climate-Smart Decision Making in Hawaii, USDA Southwest Climate Hub
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 427164
Selecting and Managing Practices for Agricultural Landscapes
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 430620
Long-term Abiotic Data Measurements for Jornada Long-term Agricultural Research (LTAR)
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 428768
Understanding Regional Linkages Between Production Agriculture, Air Quality and Climate
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 434301
Support Climate-Smart Decision Making in Arizona, USDA Southwest Climate Hub
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 434817
Support Climate-Smart Decision Making in Hawaii, USDA Southwest Climate Hub
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 434823
Support Climate-Smart Decision Making in Nevada, USDA Southwest Climate Hub
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 434825
Supporting Climate Smart Decision-Making in the Southwest, USDA Climate Hub
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 431718
Application of Assessment and Monitoring Tools for Adaptive Management of Large Ranch Landscapes
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 432719
Support Climate-Smart Decision Making in Utah, USDA Southwest Climate Hub
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 434958
USDA Southwest Climate Hub Decision Making in New Mexico
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 434648

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Long-Term Research at the Jornada Basin (LTER VII) -
Peters, D.C., Hanan, N., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Okin, G., Sala, O., Schooley, B., Archer, S., Bestelmeyer, S.S., Brungard, C., Garcia-Pichel, F., Herrick, J.E., Monger, H., Pietrasiak, N., Tweedie, C. 2018. Long-Term Research at the Jornada Basin (LTER VII) [abstract]. LTER All Scientists Meeting 2018, October 1-4, 2018, Pacific Grove, California.
Advancing the sustainable of US agriculture through long-term research -
Developing an integrated knowledge landscape map using a trans-disciplinary approach -
Peters, D.C., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Okin, G., Sala, O., Vivoni, E., Archer, S., Brungard, C., Herrick, J.E., Hanan, N. 2018. Developing an integrated knowledge landscape map using a trans-disciplinary approach [abstract]. LTER All Scientists Meeting, October 1-4, 2018, Pacific Grove, California.
Grass-Shrub Competition in Arid Lands: An Overlooked Driver in Grassland-Shrubland State Transition? -
Digital soil mapping for predicting and managing fire in rangelands -
Using ecological sites and state and transition models to support objective based conservation planning -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Brown, J.R., Strait, R. 2018. Using ecological sites and state and transition models to support objective based conservation planning [abstract]. 73rd Soil and Water Conservation Society International Conference, JUly 29 - August 1, 2018, Albuquerque, NM p. 7.
Shrub encroachment, productivity pulses, and core-transient dynamics of chihuahuan desert rodents -
Schooley, R., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Campanella, A. 2018. Shrub encroachment, productivity pulses, and core-transient dynamics of chihuahuan desert rodents. Ecosphere. 9(7):e02330. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.2330.
An integrated View of Complex Landscapes: A Big Data-Model Integration Approach to Transdisciplinary Science -
Peters, D.C., Burruss, N., Rodriguez, L.L., McVey, D.S., Elias, E.H., Pelzel-Mccluskey, A.M., Derner, J.D., Schrader, T.S., Yao, J., Pauszek, S.J., Lombard, J., Archer, S.R., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Browning, D.M., Brungard, C., Hatfield, J.L., Hanan, N.P., Herrick, J.E., Okin, G.S., Sala, O.E., Savoy, H., Vivoni, E.R. 2018. An integrated View of Complex Landscapes: A Big Data-Model Integration Approach to Transdisciplinary Science. Bioscience. 68:653-669. https://doi:10.1093/biosci/biy069.
The Grassland–Shrubland Regime Shift in the Southwestern United States: Misconceptions and Their Implications for Management -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Peters, D.C., Archer, S.R., Browning, D.M., Okin, G.S., Schooley, R.L., Webb, N.P. 2018. The grassland–shrubland regime shift in the southwestern United States: Misconceptions and their implications for management. Bioscience. 68:678-690. https://doi.10.1093/biosci/biy065.
Usos de Mets Para La Planificación, Monitoreo e Interpretación en Pastizales Áridos -
Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2018. Usos de Mets Para La Planificación, Monitoreo e Interpretación en Pastizales Áridos. Proceedings of VIII Congreso Nacional Manejo de Pastizales Naturales; IV Congreso del Mercosur sobre Manejo de Pastizales Naturales, May 15-18, 2018, Chamical-Olta (La Rioja - Argentina).
Can heritage cattle protect ecosystems and economies in the changing rangelands of the western United States? -
Spiegal, S.A., Estell, R.E., Cibils, A.F., Gonzalez, A.L., McIntosh, M., Nyamuryekung'E, S., Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2018 [abstract]. Can heritage cattle protect ecosystems and economies in the changing rangelands of the western United States? 103rd Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, August 5-10, 2018, New Orleans, Louisiana p.344-9.
A Tale of Two Thresholds: Mistakes and Serendipity in a Desert Grassland -
Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2018. A Tale of Two Thresholds: Mistakes and Serendipity in a Desert Grassland [abstract]. 103rd Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, August 5-10, 2018, New Orleans, Louisiana. p. 244-6.
Effect of climeodaphic heterogeneity on woody plant dominance in the Argentine Caldenal region -
Svejcar, L., Peinetti, R., Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2018. Effect of climeodaphic heterogeneity on woody plant dominance in the Argentine Caldenal region. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 71:409-416. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2018.03.001.
Identifying agro-ecoregions for the Long Term Agroecosystem Research (LTAR) network -
Evaluating strategies for sustainable intensification of U.S. agriculture through the Long-Term Agroecosystem Research network -
Spiegal, S.A., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Archer, D.W., Augustine, D.J., Boughton, E., Boughton, R., Clark, P., Derner, J.D., Duncan, E.W., Cavigelli, M.A., Hapeman, C.J., Harmel, R.D., Heilman, P., Holly, M.A., Huggins, D.R., King, K.W., Kleinman, P.J., Liebig, M.A., Locke, M.A., McCarty, G.W., Millar, N., Mirsky, S.B., Moorman, T.B., Pierson Jr, F.B., Rigby Jr, J.R., Robertson, G., Steiner, J.L., Strickland, T.C., Swain, H., Wienhold, B.J., Wulfhorts, J., Yost, M., Walthall, C.L. 2018. Evaluating strategies for sustainable intensification of U.S. agriculture through the Long-Term Agroecosystem Research network. Environmental Research Letters. 13(3):034031. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/aaa779.
Developing regionally specific grazing practices to promote production, profitability, and environmental quality -
Spiegal, S.A., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Brown, J.R. 2018. Developing regionally specific grazing practices to promote production, profitability, and environmental quality [abstract]. 2018 Conference of The Society for Range Management. January 28-February 2, 2018. Sparks, Nevada.
Understanding spatial variability in perennial grass restoration following shrub removal in the Chihuahuan Desert: The restore New Mexico collaborative monitoring program -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Burkett, L.M., Lister, L. 2018. Understanding spatial variability in perennial grass restoration following shrub removal in the Chihuahuan Desert: The restore New Mexico collaborative monitoring program [abstract]. 2018 Conference of The Society for Range Management. January 28-February 2, 2018. Sparks, Nevada.
Grassland-shrubland state transitions in arid rangelands: Competition matters -
Pierce, N.A., Archer, S., Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2018. Grassland-shrubland state transitions in arid rangelands: Competition matters [abstract]. 2018 Conference of The Society for Range Management. January 28-February 2, 2018. Sparks, Nevada.
Sustainable intensification of U.S. agriculture: Aspirations and barriers in the regional agroecosystems of the LTAR network -
Spiegal, S.A., Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2017. Sustainable intensification of U.S. agriculture: Aspirations and barriers in the regional agroecosystems of the LTAR network [abstract]. Agronomy Society of America, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America Meeting. October 22-25, 2017, Tampa, Florida. pg. 258-4.
A conceptual model of agroecosystem function as a basis for synthesis -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Spiegal, S.A., Strickland, T.C., Swain, H., Boughton, R., Boughton, E. 2017. A conceptual model of agroecosystem function as a basis for synthesis [abstract]. Agronomy Society of America, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America Meeting. October 22-25, 2017, Tampa, Florida, pg. 258-3.
Rangelands: Where anthromes meet their limits Reprint Icon -
Sayre, N., Davis, D.K., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Williamson, J. 2017. Rangelands: Where anthromes meet their limits. Land. 6(2):31. doi:10.3390.
What the novel ecosystem concept provides: A reply to Kattan et al -
Miller, J.R., Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2017. What the novel ecosystem concept provides: A reply to Kattan et al. Restoration Ecology. 25:488-490. https://doi.org/10.1111/rec.12530.
Quantifying long-term trajectories of plant community change with movement models: implication for ecological resilience Reprint Icon -
Bagchi, S., Singh, N.J., Briske, D.D., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Mcclaran, M.P., Murthy, K. 2017. Quantifying long-term trajectories of plant community change with movement models: implication for ecological resilience. Ecological Applications. 27:1514-1528.
Two new mobile apps for rangeland inventory and monitoring by landowners and land managers Reprint Icon -
Herrick, J.E., Karl, J.W., McCord, S., Buenemann, M., Riginos, C., Courtright, E.M., Van Zee, J.W., Ganguli, A., Angerer, J., Brown, J.R., Kimiti, D., Saltzman, R., Beh, A., Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2017. Two new mobile apps for rangeland inventory and monitoring by landowners and land managers. Rangelands. 39:46-55. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rala.2016.12.003.
Improving the effectiveness of ecological site descriptions: General state-and-transition models and the Ecosystem Dynamics Interpretive Tool (EDIT) Reprint Icon -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Williamson, J.C., Talbot, C., Cates, G., Duniway, M., Brown, J. 2016. Improving the effectiveness of ecological site descriptions: General state-and-transition models and the Ecosystem Dynamics Interpretive Tool (EDIT). Rangelands. 38:329-335.
An introduction to the special issue “Ecological Sites for Landscape Management” Reprint Icon -
Brown, J., Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2016. An introduction to the special issue “Ecological Sites for Landscape Management”. Rangelands. 38:311-312.
Generalizing ecological site concepts of the Colorado Plateau for landscape-level applications Reprint Icon -
Duniway, M., Nauman, T., Johanson, J., Green, S., Miller, M.E., Williamson, J.C., Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2016. Generalizing ecological site concepts of the Colorado Plateau for landscape-level applications. Rangelands. 38:342-349.
The interactive effects of press/pulse intensity and duration on regime shifts at multiple scales Reprint Icon -
Ratajczak, Z., D'Odorico, P., Collins, S.L., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Isbell, F., Nippert, J.B. 2017. The interactive effects of press/pulse intensity and duration on regime shifts at multiple scales. Ecological Monographs. 87:198-218. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecm.1249.
Isolation predicts compositional change after discrete disturbances in a global meta-study -
Shackleford, N., Starzomski, B., Banning, N., Battaglia, L., Becker, A., Bellingham, P., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Catford, J., Dwyer, J., Dynesium, M., Gilmour, J., Hallett, L., Hobbs, R., Price, J., Sasaki, T., Tanner, E., Standish, R. 2017. Isolation predicts compositional change after discrete disturbances in a global meta-study. Ecography. 40:1256-1266. https://doi.org/10.1111/ecog.02383.
Assessment of USDA-NRCS Rangeland Conservation Programs: Recommendation for an Evidence-based Conservation Platform -
Utilizing soil polypedons to improve model performance for digital soil mapping -
Levi, M.R., Bestelmeyer, B.T., White Ii, D.A. 2016. Utilizing soil polypedons to improve model performance for digital soil mapping. Agronomy Society of America, Crop Science Society of America [abstract], Soil Science Society of America Meeting. November 6-9, 2016, Phoenix, Arizona.
Effects of exurban development on trophic interactions in a desert landscape Reprint Icon -
Davanon, K., Howard, L., Mabry, K., Schooley, R., Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2016. Effects of exurban development on trophic interactions in a desert landscape. Landscape Ecology. 31:2343-2354.
Unlocking the sustainable potential of land resources evaluation systems, strategies and tools. -
Herrick, J.E., Arnalds, O., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Brignezu, S., Han, G., Johnson, M.V., Lu, Y., Montanarella, L., Pengue, W., Toth, G. 2016. Unlocking the sustainable potential of land resources evaluation systems, strategies and tools. United Nations Environment Programs (UNEP). 89 pp.
Summary for policymakers: Unlocking the sustainable potential of land resources. Evaluation systems, strategies and tools -
Herrick, J.E., Arnalds,, O., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Brignezu, S., Han, G., Johnson, M.V., Lu, Y., Montanarella, L., Pengue, W., Toth, G. 2016. Summary for policymakers: Unlocking the sustainable potential of land resources. Evaluation systems, strategies and tools. United Nations Environment Programs (UNEP). Job Number: DRI/2002/PA. 27 pp.
Can ecological land classification increase the utility of vegetation monitoring data Reprint Icon -
Williamson, J.C., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Mcclaran, M.P., Robinett, D., Briske, D.D., Wu, X., Fernandez-Gimenez, M.E. 2016. Can ecological land classification increase the utility of vegetation monitoring data. Ecological Indicators. 69:657-666.
Tipping points in rangeland social-ecological systems of the Southwest US: Past and present -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Havstad, K.M., Sala, O., Sayre, N., Webb, N. 2016. Tipping points in rangeland social-ecological systems of the Southwest US: Past and present [abstract]. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting 2016. August 7-12, 2016, Fort Lauderdale, FL. SYMP 10-2.
Is desertification a dirty word? -
Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2016. Is desertification a dirty word [abstract]? Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting 2016. August 7-12, 2016, Fort Lauderdale, FL. IGN 9-6.
Grassland-shrubland state transitions in arid lands: Competition matters -
Pierce, N., Archer, S., Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2016. Grassland-shrubland state transitions in arid lands: Competition matters [abstract]. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting 2016. August 7-12, 2016, Fort Lauderdale, FL. COS 15-2.
What's wrong with novel ecosystems, really? -
Biophysical influences on the spatial distribution of fire in the desert grassland region of the southwestern USA Reprint Icon -
Levi, M.R., Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2016. Biophysical influences on the spatial distribution of fire in the desert grassland region of the southwestern USA. Landscape Ecology. 31(9):2079–2095.
Landscape soil variability in relatively static and dynamic properties in arid and semi-arid ecosystems: do they matter for restoration? -
Herrick, J.E., Salley, S.W., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Brown, J., Wills, S.A. 2016. Landscape soil variability in relatively static and dynamic properties in arid and semi-arid ecosystems: do they matter for restoration? [abstract] 2016 Ecological Society of America Meeting, August 7-12, 2016, Fort Lauderdale, FL. SYMP 6-4.
Spatial probability models of fire in the desert grasslands of the southwestern USA -
Levi, M.R., Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2016. Spatial probability models of fire in the desert grasslands of the southwestern USA [abstract]. 6th Natural History of the Gila Symposium, February 25-27, 2016, Silver City, NM. Abstract #28.
Development of the Long-Term Agro-ecosystem Research (LTAR) Network: Current status and future trends -
Connecting long-term monitoring data from vegetation plots and remote sensing in the Southwestern USA -
Levi, M.R., Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2016. Connecting long-term monitoring data from vegetation plots and remote sensing in the Southwestern USA [abstract]. 69th Annual Society for Range Management Meeting, January 31-February 4, 2016, Corpus Christi, Texas.
Fire in desert grassland region of the southwestern USA: Where and why -
Levi, M.R., Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2016. Fire in desert grassland region of the southwestern USA: Where and why [abstract]. 69th Annual Society for Range Management Meeting, January 31-February 4, 2016, Corpus Christi, Texas. Paper #28.
Rapid genetic restoration of a keystone species exhibiting delayed demographic response -
Cosentino, B., Schooley, R.L., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Mccarthy, A.J., Sierzega, K. 2015. Rapid genetic restoration of a keystone species exhibiting delayed demographic response. Molecular Ecology. 24:6120-6133.
Land Ecology Essay II: Thresholds, novel ecosystems, and the sanctity of history Reprint Icon -
Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2015. Land Ecology Essay II: Thresholds, novel ecosystems, and the sanctity of history. Rangelands. 37:244-246.
The Jornada Basin long term ecological research program -
Peters, D.C., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Bestelmeyer, S., Havstad, K.M., Monger, H., Okin, G., Sala, O., Vivoni, E., Archer, S., Duniway, M. 2015. The Jornada Basin long term ecological research program [abstract]. 2015 LTER All Scientists Meeting, August 30-September 2, 2015. Estes Park, CO. Paper No. 73.
Considerations for applying digital soil mapping to ecological sites -
Levi, M.R., Nauman, T., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Brown, J., Brungard, C., Libohova, Z., Duniway, M., Johanson, J. 2015. Considerations for applying digital soil mapping to ecological sites [abstract]. 2015 National Cooperative Soil Survey National Conference, June 7-11, 2015, Duluth, MN.
National assessment and critiques of state-and-transition models: The baby with the bathwater Reprint Icon -
Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2015. National assessment and critiques of state-and-transition models: The baby with the bathwater. Rangelands. 37(3):125-129.
Location, location, location: The influence of plant neighborhood configuration on grass-shrub interactions -
Pierce, N., Archer, S., Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2015. Location, location, location: The influence of plant neighborhood configuration on grass-shrub interactions [abstract]. 100th Annual meeting of the Ecological Society of America (ESA). August 9-14, 2015. Baltimore, MD. COS 45-4.
Geography as destiny? Social and ecological resilience in rangelands of the American southwest -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Skaggs, R., Browning, D.M., Williamson, J., Wojan, C. 2015. Geography as destiny? Social and ecological resilience in rangelands of the American southwest [abstract]. 100th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America. August 9-14, 2015. Baltimore, MD. LNG 1-8.
The effects of urbanization on trophic interactions in a desert landscape -
Davanon, K., Howard, L., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Mabry, K., Schooley, R. 2015. The effects of urbanization on trophic interactions in a desert landscape [abstract]. 100th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America (ESA). August 9-14, 2015, Baltimore, MD. COS 112-3.
Distinguishing linear, nonlinear, transient and persistent vegetation dynamics to characterize empirical signatures of ecological resilience -
Bagchi, S., Singh, N.J., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Briske, D.D. 2015. Distinguishing linear, nonlinear, transient and persistent vegetation dynamics to characterize empirical signatures of ecological resilience [abstract]. 100th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America (ESA). August 9-14, 2015. Baltimore, MD. OOS 71-6.
The temporal dimension of regime shifts: How long can ecosystems operate beyond critical thresholds before transitions become irreversible? -
Ratajczak, Z., Collins, S.L., D'Odorico, P., Nippert, J.B., Isbell, F., Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2015. The temporal dimension of regime shifts: How long can ecosystems operate beyond critical thresholds before transitions become irreversible [abstract]? 100th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America. August 9-14, 2015. Baltimore, MD. COS 75-8.
State and transition models: Theory, applications, and challenges. In: Briske, D.D. Rangeland Systems: Processes, Management and Challenges -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Ash, A., Brown, J., Densambuu, M., Fernandez-Gimenez, M., Johanson, J., Levi, M.R., Lopez, D., Rumpff, L., Peinetti, R., Shaver, P. 2017. State and transition models: Theory, applications, and challenges. In: Briske, D.D. Rangeland Systems: Processes, Management and Challenges. Book Chapter. p. 303-345. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-46709-2_9.
Operationalizing resilience using state and transition models -
Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2015. Operationalizing resilience using state and transition models [abstract]. 68th World Congress on Ecological Restoration. August 23-27, 2015, Manchester, UK. SY48.2
Spatial scaling concepts as applied to the assessment and restoration of drylands -
Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2015. Spatial scaling concepts as applied to the assessment and restoration of drylands [abstract]. US-International Association for Landscape Ecology. July 5-10, 2015. Portland, OR. S33.
A dryland ecologist’s mid-career retrospective on LTER and the science-management interface -
Desertification, land use, and the transformation of global drylands Reprint Icon -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Okin, G., Duniway, M., Archer, S., Sayer, N., Williamson, J., Herrick, J.E. 2015. Desertification, land use, and the transformation of global drylands. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 13:28-36.
Collaborative adaptive landscape management (CALM) in rangelands: Discussion of general principles Reprint Icon -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Miller, J.R. 2015. Collaborative adaptive landscape management (CALM) in rangelands: Discussion of general principles [abstract]. 68th Annual Society for Range Management Meeting. January 31-February 6, 2015. Sacramento, CA.
Digital soil mapping as a tool for quantifying state-and-transition models -
Levi, M.R., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Brown, J. 2015. Digital soil mapping as a tool for quantifying state-and-transition models [abstract]. 68th Annual Meeting of Society for Range Management January 31, 2015 - February 6, 2015. Sacramento, CA.
Scale-dependent feedbacks between patch size and plant reproduction in desert grassland Reprint Icon -
Svejcar, L.N., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Duniway, M., James, D.K. 2015. scale-dependent feedbacks between patch size and plant reproduction in desert grassland. Ecosystems. 18:146-153.
Effects of grassland restoration efforts on mound-building ants in the Chihuahuan Desert Reprint Icon -
Mcalister, M.M., Schooley, R.L., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Coffman, J.M., Cosentino, B.J. 2014. Effects of grassland restoration efforts on mound-building ants in the Chihuahuan Desert. Journal of Arid Environments. 111:79-83.
Restoration practices have positive effects on breeding bird species of concern in the Chihuahuan Desert -
Coffman, J.M., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Kelly, J.F., Wright, T.F., Schooley, R.L. 2014. Restoration Practices have positive effects on breeding bird species of concern in the Chihuahuan Desert. Restoration Ecology. 22:336-344.
Disaggregation of soil map units for improved ecological site mapping in rangelands -
Levi, M.R., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Brown, J.R. 2014. Disaggregation of soil map units for improved ecological site mapping in rangeland [absract]. Agronomy Society of America, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America Meeting, November 2-5, 2014, Long Beach, California. p. 136-11.
Resilience in ecology: abstraction, distraction, or where the action is? Reprint Icon -
Standish, R., Hobbs, R., Mayfield, M., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Suding, K., Battaglia, L., Eviner, V., Hawkes, C., Temperton, V., Cramer, V., Harris, J., Funk, J., Thomas, P. 2014. Resilience in ecology: abstraction, distraction, or where the action is? Biological Conservation. 177:43-51.
Overgrazing- How far are we from passing the tipping point of turning our rangelands into desert? -
Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2014. Overgrazing- How far are we from passing the tipping point of turning our rangelands into desert?. Mongolian Herder. 16:28.
Deforestation of "degraded" rangelands: The Argentine Chaco enters the next stage of the Anthropocene Reprint Icon -
Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2014. Deforestation of "degraded" rangelands: The Argentine Chaco enters the next stage of the Anthropocene . Rangelands. 36:36-39.
Disaggregation of Soil Map Units for Improved Ecological Site Mapping in Rangelands -
Levi, M.R., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Brown, J. 2014. Disaggregation of Soil Map Units for Improved Ecological Site Mapping in Rangelands [abstract]. Agronomy Society of America, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America Meetings. November 2-5, 2014. Long Beach, CA.
Landscape restoration supports genetic connectivity among populations of a keystone species -
Cosentino, B., Schooley, R., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Mccarthy, A., Sierzega, K. 2014. Landscape restoration supports genetic connectivity among populations of a keystone species [abstract]. 99th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America. August 10-15, 2014. Sacramento, CA. PS 27-126.
Constraints and time lags for recovery of a keystone species (Dipodomys spectabilis) after landscape restoration Reprint Icon -
Cosentino, B.J., Schooley, R., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Kelly, J.F., Coffman, J. 2014. Constraints and time lags for recovery of a keystone species (Dipodomys spectabilis) after landscape restoration. Landscape Ecology. 29:665-675.
Savory's unsubstantiated claims should not be confused with multipaddock grazing Reprint Icon -
Briske, D.D., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Brown, J.R. 2014. Savory's unsubstantiated claims should not be confused with multipaddock grazing. Rangelands. 36(1):39-42.
The savory method can not green deserts or reverse climate change -
Briske, D.D., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Brown, J.R., Fuhlendorf, S.D., Polley, H.W. 2013. The savory method can not green deserts or reverse climate change. Rangelands. 35(5):72-74.
Toward a method of collaborative, evidence-based response to desertification -
Assessing resilience and state-transition models with historical records of cheatgrass Bromus tectorum invasion in North American sagebrush-steppe Reprint Icon -
Bagchi, S., Briske, D.D., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Wu, X. 2013. Assessing resilience and state-transition models with historical records of cheatgrass Bromus tectorum invasion in North American sagebrush-steppe. Journal of Applied Ecology. 50:1131-1141.
Modelling emergent patterns of dynamic desert ecosystems Reprint Icon -
Stewart, J., Parsons, A.J., Wainwright, J., Okin, G., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Fredrickson, E.L., Schlesinger, W.L. 2014. Modelling emergent patterns of dynamic desert ecosystems. Ecological Monographs. 84:373-410.
Earth stewardship on rangelands: Coping with ecological, economic, and political marginality Reprint Icon -
Sayer, N., Mcallister, R., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Moritz, M., Turner, M. 2013. Earth stewardship on rangelands: Coping with ecological, economic, and political marginality. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 11(7):348-354.
Critical thresholds and recovery of Chihuahuan Desert grasslands: Insights from long-term data -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Havstad, K.M., Svejcar, L.N., Duniway, M., Okin, G., Peters, D.C. 2013. Critical thresholds and recovery of Chihuahuan Desert grasslands: Insights from long-term data [astract]. 98th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America. August 4-9, 2013. Minneapolis, MN. OOS 8-5.
State-and-transition models as guides for adaptive management: What are the needs? -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Brown, J.R., Densambuu, B., Havstad, K.M., Herrick, J.E., Peinetti, H. 2013. State-and-transition models as guides for adaptive management: What are the needs? In: Los Pastizales y el Hombre, producir y conservar, April 9-12, 2013. Santa Rosa, La Pampa, Argentina. p. 27-33.
Ecological site concepts for the Caldenal ecoregion -
Svejcar, L., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Peinetti, H., Adema, E.O., Sosa, A.A., Berterreix, G.A., Morici, E.A. 2013. Ecological site concepts for the Caldenal ecoregion. In: Los Pastizales y el Hombre, producir y conservar, April 9-12, 2013. Santa Rosa, La Pampa, Argentina. p. 120.
Response of lizard community structure to desert grassland restoration mediated by a keystone rodent Reprint Icon -
Cosentino, B., Schooley, R., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Coffman, J. 2013. Response of lizard community structure to desert grassland restoration mediated by a keystone rodent. Biodiversity and Conservation Journal. 22:921-935.
Desertification of Rangelands -
Peters, D.C., Archer, S.R., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Brooks, M.L., Brown, J., Comrie, A., Gimblett, H., Goldstein, J.H., Havstad, K.M., Lopez-Hoffman, L., Monger, H., Okin, G.S., Rango, A., Sala, O.E., Tweedie, C., Vivoni, E. 2013. Desertification of Rangelands. In: Pielke Sr., R.A., editor. Climate Vulnerabiliy: Understanding and Addressing Threats to Essential Resources. Academic Press. p. 239-258.
A test of critical thresholds and their indicators in a desertification-prone ecosystem: more resilience than we thought Reprint Icon -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Duniway, M., James, D.K., Burkett, L.M., Havstad, K.M. 2013. A test of critical thresholds and their indicators in a desertification-prone ecosystem: more resilience than we thought. Ecology Letters. 16:339-345.
The global land-potential knowledge system (LandPKS): Supporting evidence-based, site-specific land use and management through cloud computing, mobile applications and crowdsourcing Reprint Icon -
Herrick, J.E., Urama, K.C., Karl, J.W., Boos, J., Johnson, M., Shepherd, K.D., Hempel, J., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Davies, J., Guerra, J.L. 2013. The global land-potential knowledge system (LandPKS): Supporting evidence-based, site-specific land use and management through cloud computing, mobile applications and crowdsourcing. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 68(1):5A-12A.
A land-potential knowledge system (LandPKS) based on local and scientific knowledge of land productivity and resilience -
Herrick, J.E., K.C. Urama, J.W. Karl, J. Boos, M-V.V. Johnson, K.D. Shepherd, J. Hempel, B.T. Bestelmeyer, J. Davies, J. Larson Guerra, C. Kosnik, D.W. Kimiti, A. Losinyen Ekai, K. Muller, L. Norfleet, N. Ozor, T. Reinsch, J. Sarukhan and L.T. West. 2013. A Land-Potential Knowledge System (LandPKS) Based on Local and Scientific Knowledge of Land Productivity and Resilience. Pp 314-318 In: W.J. Amman, M. Stal, A. Roth, S. Jacquet and M. Stiffler, editors. UNCCD 2d Scientific Conference Extended Abstracts, Oral Presentations and Workshops. Bonn, Germany, April 9-11, 2013.
Grand challenges for resilience-based management of rangelands Reprint Icon -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Briske, D.D. 2012. Grand challenges for resilience-based management of rangelands. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 65:654-663.
Big questions emerging from a century of rangeland science and management Reprint Icon -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Estell, R.E., Havstad, K.M. 2012. Big questions emerging from a century of rangeland science and management. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 65:543-544.
Revolutionary land use change in the 21st century: Is (rangeland) science relevant? Reprint Icon -
Herrick, J.E., Brown, J., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Andrews, S., Baldi, G., Duniway, M., Havstad, K.M., Karl, J.W., Karlen, D.L., Peters, D.C., Quinton, J.N., Riginos, C., Shaver, P.L., Twomlow, S. 2012. Revolutionary land use change in the 21st century: Is (rangeland) science relevant? Rangeland Ecology and Management. 65:590-598.
Ecosystem stewardship: good idea, but how? -
The 'range problem' after a century of rangeland science: New research themes for altered landscapes Reprint Icon -
Sayre, N., Debuys, W., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Havstad, K.M. 2012. The 'range problem' after a century of rangeland science: New research themes for altered landscapes. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 65:545-552.
Response of a keystone rodent to landscape-scale restoration of desert grasslands -
Cosentino, B.J., Schooley, R.L., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Coffman, J.M. 2012. Response of a keystone rodent to landscape-scale restoration of desert grasslands [abstract]. 97th Annual Ecological Society of America Meeting. August 5-10, 2012, Portland, Oregon. B117. COS 70-10.
A holistic strategy for adaptive land management Reprint Icon -
Herrick, J.E., Duniway, M., Pyke, D.A., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Wills, S.A., Brown, J.R., Karl, J.W., Havstad, K.M. 2012. A holistic strategy for adaptive land management. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 67(4):105A-113A.
Data support for a state-and-transition model: What have we learned? -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Briske, D.D., Fernandez-Gimenez, M., Wu, X. 2012. Data support for a state-and-transition model: What have we learned? Society for Range Management, 65th Annual Meeting, January 29-February 3, 2012, Spokane, Washington. p. 52.
Spatially-explicit representation of state-and-transition models Reprint Icon -
Steele, C.M., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Burkett, L.M., Smith, P., Yanoff, S. 2012. Spatially-explicit representation of state-and-transition models. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 65:213-222.
Towards broad-scale perspectives on landscape dynamics: The National Ecological Dynamics Database -
Williamson, J., Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2012. Towards broad-scale perspectives on landscape dynamics: The National Ecological Dynamics Database. Society for Range Management, 65th Annual Meeting, January 29-February 3, 2012, Spokane, Washington p. 54.
Empirical assessment of state-and-transition models with a long-term vegetation record from the Sonoran Desert Reprint Icon -
Bagchi, S., Briske, D.D., Wu, X., McClaran, M.P., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Fernandez-Gimenez, M. 2012. Empirical assessment of state-and-transition models with a long-term vegetation record from the Sonoran Desert. Ecological Applications. 22(2):400-411.
Analysis of abrupt transitions in ecological systems Reprint Icon -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Ellison, A., Fraser, W., Gorman, K., Holbrook, S., Laney, C., Ohman, M., Peters, D.C., Pillsbury, F.C., Rassweiler, A., Schmidt, R., Sharma, S. 2011. Analysis of abrupt transitions in ecological systems. Ecosphere. 2(12):Article 129.
New research themes after a century of rangeland science -
Spatiotemporal patterns of production can be used to detect state change across an arid landscape Reprint Icon -
Williamson, J., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Peters, D.C. 2012. Spatiotemporal patterns of production can be used to detect state change across an arid landscape. Ecosystems. 15:34-47.
A synthetic review of feedbacks and drivers of shrub encroachment in arid grasslands Reprint Icon -
D'Odorico, P., Okin, G., Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2012. A synthetic review of feedbacks and drivers of shrub encroachment in arid grasslands. Ecohydrology. 5:520-530.
An assessment of state-and-transition models: Perceptions following two decades of development and implementation Reprint Icon -
Knapp, C., Fernandez-Gimenez, M., Briske, D., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Wu, X. 2011. An assessment of state-and-transition models: Perceptions following two decades of development and implementation. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 64:598-606.
A field guide to pedoderm and pattern classes -
Burkett, L.M., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Tugel, A. 2011. A field guide to pedoderm and pattern classes. Field Guide Handbook. Version 1.1. Jornada Experimental Range, Las Cruces, NM, 59 p.
Grassland, shrubland and savanna stewardship: where do we go from here? -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Sayre, N. 2011. Grassland, shrubland and savanna stewardship: where do we go from here? [abstract]. The 96th Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, August 7-12, 2011, Austin, Texas. OOS 10-8.
Incorporating spatial patterns into a state and transition model for arid grasslands and shrublands in southern New Mexico -
Goolsby, D., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Archer, S. 2011. Incorporating spatial patterns into a state and transition model for arid grasslands and shrublands in southern New Mexico [abstract]. 96th Ecological Society of America Meetings, August 7-12, 2011, Austin, Texas. COS 35-1.
An empirical assessment of non-equilibrium theory and state-and-transition models with a long-term (1953-2009) vegetation record from the Sonoran Desert -
Bagchi, S., Briske, D., Wu, B., Mcclaran, M., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Fernandez-Gimenez, M. 2011. An empirical assessment of non-equilibrium theory and state-and-transition models with a long-term (1953-2009) vegetation record from the Sonoran Desert [abstract]. 96th Ecological Society of America Meetings. August 7-12, 2011, Austin, Texas. COS 120-4.
Are we ready for the (range)land revolution? -
Herrick, J.E., Andrews, S.S., Baldi, B., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Brown, J.R., Davies, J., Duniway, M.C., Havstad, K.M., Peters, D.C., Quinton, J.N. 2011. Are we ready for the (range)land revolution? Proceedings of the IX International Rangeland Congress. April 2-8, 2011. Rosario, Argentina. CDROM.
Spatial perspectives in state-and-transition models: A missing link to land management? Reprint Icon -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Goolsby, D., Archer, S.R. 2011. Spatial perspectives in state-and-transition models: A missing link to land management? Journal of Applied Ecology. 48:746-757.
Reinterpreting historical data for evidence-based shrubland management Reprint Icon -
Williamson, J.C., Burkett, L.M., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Skaggs, R., Havstad, K.M. 2011. Reinterpreting historical data for evidence-based shrubland management. Natural Resources and Environmental Issue Series, Utah State University. Volume 17 (1): Article 18.
Practical guidance for developing state-and-transition models Reprint Icon -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Moseley, K., Shaver, P., Sanchez, H., Briske, D., Fernandez-Gimenez, M. 2010. Practical guidance for developing state-and-transition models. Rangelands. 32(6):23-30.
An introduction to the special issue on ecological sites Reprint Icon -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Brown, J.R. 2010. An introduction to the special issue on ecological sites. Rangelands. 32(6):3-4.
Soil processes and properties that distinguish ecological sites and states Reprint Icon -
Duniway, M.C., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Tugel, A.J. 2010. Soil processes and properties that distinguish ecological sites and states. Rangelands. 32(6):9-15.
Ecological site development: A gentle introduction Reprint Icon -
Moseley, K., Shaver, P., Sanchez, H., Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2010. Ecological site development: A gentle introduction. Rangelands. 32(6):16-22.
Land health and ecological sites: application to land use planning and management -
Herrick, J.E., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Brown, J.R., Karl, J.W. 2010. Land health and ecological sites: application to land use planning and management. In: Memorias de I Congeso Internacional de Pastizales Chiapas. Tustla Gutierrez, Chiapas, Mexico, October 13-15, 2010. pp. 48-57.
State-and-transition model archetypes: a global taxonomy of rangeland change -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Peinetti, H., Herrick, J.E., Steinaker, D., Adema, E. 2011. State-and-transition model archetypes: a global taxonomy of rangeland change. Proceedings of the IX International Rangeland Congress, April 3-10, 2011, Rosario, Argentina. CDROM.
Is the historical range of variation relevant to rangeland management? -
Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2012. Is the historical range of variation relevant to rangeland management? In: Wiens, J., Hayward, G., Stafford, H., Giffen, C., editors. Historical Environmental Variation in Conservation and Natural Resources Management. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing. p. 289-296.
Vegetation maps at the passage of the Taylor Grazing Act (1934): A baseline to evaluate rangeland change after a regime shift Reprint Icon -
Skaggs, R., Edwards, Z., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Wright, J.B., Williamson, J., Smith, P. 2011. Vegetation maps at the passage of the Taylor Grazing Act (1934): A baseline to evaluate rangeland change after a regime shift. Rangelands. 33(1):13-19.
Experiences in monitoring and assessment of sustainable land management Reprint Icon -
Schwlich, G., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Bunning, S., Critchley, W., Herrick, J.E., Kellner, K., Lininger, H., Nachtergaele, F., Ritsema, C.J., Schuster, B. 2011. Experiences in monitoring and assessment of sustainable land management. Land Degradation and Development. 22:214-225.
A Landscape Approach to Rangeland Conservation Practices -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Brown, J., Fuhlendorf, S., Fults, G., Wu, X. 2011. A Landscape Approach to Rangeland Conservation Practices. In: Briske, D.D., editor. Conservation Benefits of Rangeland Practices: Assessment, Recommendations, and Knowledge Gaps. Lawrence, Kansas: Allen Press. p. 337-370.
Learning natural resource asssessment protocols: Elements for success and lessons from an international workshop in Inner Mongolia, China. Reprint Icon -
Han, G., Herrick, J.E., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Pyke, D., Shaver, P., Hong, M., Pellant, M., Busby, F., Havstad, K.M. 2010. Learning natural resource asssessment protocols: Elements for success and lessons from an international workshop in Inner Mongolia, China. Rangelands. 32:2-9.
Degraded States, Novel Ecosystems, or Reconfigured Landscapes: How Should We View Ecosystem Change in a Changing World? -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Brown, J. 2010. Degraded States, Novel Ecosystems, or Reconfigured Landscapes: How Should We View Ecosystem Change in a Changing World? [abstract] Society for Range Management and Weed Science Society of America Abstracts, February 7-11, 2010, Denver, Colorado. SYM-109.
Resilience Mechanisms and Recovery in a Chihuahuan Desert Rangeland Ecosystem -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Havstad, K.M., Duniway, M.C., Peters, D.C. 2010. Resilience Mechanisms and Recovery in a Chihuahuan Desert Rangeland Ecosystem [abstract]. 95th Ecological Society of America Meeting, August 1-6, 2010, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. OOS 8-4.
Climate-soil Interactions: Global Change, Local Properties, and Ecological Sites -
Duniway, M.C., Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2010. Climate-soil Interactions: Global Change, Local Properties, and Ecological Sites [abstract]. Society for Range Management, 63rd Annual Meeting, February 7-11, 2010, Denver, Colorado. SYM-108.
Hierarchical Spatial Processes in Grassland-shrubland Transitions in the Southwestern U.S. -
Goolsby, D., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Archer, S. 2010. Hierarchical Spatial Processes in Grassland-shrubland Transisitons in the Southwestern U.S. [abstract]. 63rd Society for Range Management annual Meeting, February 7-11, 2010, Denver, Colorado. PC-94.
Differences in MODIS EVI-based Rainfall Use Efficiency Among Ecological States of the Northern Chihuahuan Desert -
Williamson, J., Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2010. Differences in MODIS EVI-based Rainfall Use Efficiency Among Ecological States of the Northern Chihuahuan Desert [abstract]. 63rd Society for Range Management Annual Meeting, February 7-11, 2010, Denver, Colorado. O-104.
Spatial Patterns in Alternative States and Thresholds: A Missing Link for Management of Landscapes? -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Goolsby, D., Archer, S. 2009. Spatial Patterns in Alternative States and Thresholds: A Missing Link for Management of Landscapes? [abstract]. 10th Biennial Conference for Research on the Colorado Plateau, October 5-8, 2009, Flagstaff, Arizona. p. 40.
Indicator patches: exploiting spatial heterogeneity to improve monitoring systems Reprint Icon -
Stokes, C.J., Yeaton, R.I., Bayer, M.B., Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2009. Indicator patches: Exploiting spatial heterogeneity to improve monitoring systems. The Rangeland Journal. 31:385-394.
Perspectives on global change theory -
Peters, D.C., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Knapp, A.K. 2011. Perspectives on global change theory. In: Scheiner, S.M., Willig, M.R., editors. The Theory of Ecology. Chicago, ILL: Univesity of Chicago Press. p. 261-281.
Threshold models linked to land classification and indicators as guides to restoration – prospects and pitfalls -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Herrick, J.E., Briske, D.D., Fernandez-Gimenez, M., Wu, X., Brown, J., Havstad, K.M. 2009. Threshold models linked to land classification and indicators as guides to restoration – prospects and pitfalls [abstract]. 10th International Congress of Ecology: Ecology in a Changing Climate, August 16-19, 2009, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
Threshold models in restoration – can we ever predict threshold responses? -
Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2009. Threshold models in restoration – can we ever predict threshold responses [abstract]. 19th Conference of Society for Ecological Restoration International, August 23-27, 2009, Perth, Western Australia, Australia. http://www.seri2009.com.au/pages/Wednesday_am.pdf.
Preventing regime shifts on the Colorado Plateau: Application of ecological threshold concepts to land management decision making -
Miller, M.E., Garman, S.L., Lauver, C.L., Belnap, J., Allen, C.D., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Herrick, J.E., Pyke, D.A., Okin, G., Munson, S.M. 2009. Preventing regime shifts on the Colorado Plateau: Application of ecological threshold concepts to land management decision making [abstract]. Ecological Society of America, 94th Annual Meeting, August 2-7, 2009, Albuquerque, New Mexico. PS 48-80.
Spatial and ecological processes in grassland-to-shrubland transitions in the Chihuahuan Desert -
Goolsby, D., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Archer, S. 2009. Spatial and ecological processes in grassland-to-shrubland transitions in the Chihuahuan Desert [abstract]. Ecological Society of America, 94th Annual Meeting, August 2-7, 2009, Albuquerque, New Mexico. PS 32-115.
Historical and modern disturbance regimes, stand structures, and landscape dynamics in pinon-juniper vegetation of the western United States. Reprint Icon -
Romme, W.H., Allen, C.D., Bailey, J.D., Baker, W.L., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Brown, P.M., Eisenhart, K.S., Floyd, M., Huffman, D.W., Jacobs, B.F., Miller, R.F., Muldavin, E.H., Swetnam, T.W., Tausch, R.J., Weisberg, P.J. 2009. Historical and modern disturbance regimes, stand structures, and landscape dynamics in pinon-juniper vegetation of the western United States. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 62:203-222.
Field techniques for sampling ants -
The spatial pattern of transition (spot): linking pattern, process, and scale to state-and-transition models -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Goolsby, D., Archer, S.R. 2009. The spatial pattern of transition (spot): linking pattern, process, and scale to state-and-transition models [abstract]. 62nd Society for Range Management Annual Meeting. Paper No. 06-11.
Exploring the linkages between socio-economic & ecological processes in rangeland landscapes -
Skaggs, R.K., Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2009. Exploring the linkages between socio-economic & ecological processes in rangeland landscapes [abstract]. 62nd Society for Range Management Annual Meeting. Paper No. 30-2.
Assessment of the landscape aspects of conservation practices -
Wu, B.X., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Brown, J., Fuhlendorf, S. 2009. Assessment of the landscape aspects of conservation practices [abstract]. 62nd Society for Range Management Annual Meeting. Paper No. 11-9.
Shrub expansion in northern Chihuahuan Desert grasslands: Spatial patterns of transition and biophysical constraints -
Goolsby, D., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Archer, S. 2009. Shrub expansion in northern Chihuahuan Desert grasslands: Spatial patterns of transition and biophysical constraints [abstract]. 62nd Society for Range Management Annual Meeting. Paper No. 24-4.
Prioritizing rangeland research and restoration based on societal outcomes -
Herrick, J.E., Thompson, D., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Brown, J., Havstad, K.M. 2009. Prioritizing rangeland research and restoration based on societal outcomes [abstract]. 62nd Society for Range Management Annual Meeting. Paper No. 05-2.
Enhancing knowledge of rangeland ecological processes with benchmark ecological sites -
Ypilantis, W.G., Karl, M.S., Bottomley, T., Biggam, P., O'Green, A., Talbot, C., Townsend, L., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Davis, R. 2009. Enhancing knowledge of rangeland ecological processes with benchmark ecological sites [abstract]. 62nd Society for Range Management Annual Meeting. Paper No. 1000-20.
The western United States rangelands, a major resource -
Havstad, K.M., Peters, D.C., Allen-Diaz, B., Bartolome, J., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Briske, D., Brown, J., Brunson, M., Herrick, J.E., Huntsinger, L., Johnson, P., Joyce, L., Pieper, R., Svejcar, A.J., Yao, J. 2009. The western United States rangelands, a major resource. In: Wedin, W.F., Fales, S.L. editors. Grassland Quietness and Strength for a New American Agriculture. Madison, WI. American Society of Agronomy, Inc., Crop Science Society of America, Inc., Soil Science Society of America, Inc. p. 75-93.
Simplifying ecological site verification, rangeland health assessments, and monitoring -
Herrick, J.E., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Crossland, K. 2008. Simplifying ecological site verification, rangeland health assessments, and monitoring. Rangelands. 30(6):24-26.
Resilience theory in models of rangeland ecology and restoration: the evolution and application of a paradigm. -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Havstad, K.M., Damindsuren, B., Han, G., Brown, J., Herrick, J.E., Steele, C., Peters, D.C. 2009. Resilience theory in models of rangeland ecology and restoration: The evolution and application of a paradigm. In: Hobbs, R.J., Suding, K.N., editors. New Models for Ecosystem Dynamics and Restoration. Washington, DC: Island Press. p. 78-95.
Approaches to predicting broad-scale regime shifts using changing pattern-process relationships across scales -
Peters, D.C., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Knapp, A.K., Herrick, J.E., Monger, H., Havstad, K.M. 2009. Approaches to predicting broad-scale regime shifts using changing pattern-process relationships across scales. In: Miao, S., Carstenn, S., Nungesser, M. editors. Real World Ecology: Large-Scale and Long-Term Case Studies and Methods. New York: Springer. p. 47-72.
State-and-transition models for heterogeneous landscapes: A strategy for development and application -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Tugel, A., Peacock, G.L., Robinett, D., Shaver, P.L., Brown, J., Herrick, J.E., Sanchez, H., Havstad, K.M. 2009. State-and-transition models for heterogeneous landscapes: A strategy for development and application. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 62:1-15.
Dynamic soil property reference values and soil resilience: Keys to developing innovative, sustainable solutions for American agriculture? -
Herrick, J.E., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Brown, J.R. 2008. Dynamic soil property reference values and soil resilience: Keys to developing innovative, sustainable solutions for American agriculture [abstract]? Geological Society of America Meeting, 2008 Joint Meeting, October 5-9, 2008, Houston, Texas. 679-5. CDROM.
Understanding global warming impacts to forest and rangeland landscapes with benchmark ecological sites -
Ypsilantis, W., Karl, M., Bottomley, T., Biggam, P., O'Green, A., Talbot, C., Townsend, L., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Davis, R., Gilgert, W., Dibenedetto, J., Renthal, J. 2008. Understanding global warming impacts to forest and rangeland landscapes with benchmark ecological sites [abstract]. Geological Society of America Meeting, 2008 Joint Meeting, October 5-9, 2008, Houston, Texas. 766-1. CDROM.
Do changes in connectivity explain desertification? -
Okin, G.S., Parsons, A.J., Wainwright, J., Herrick, J.E., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Peters, D.C., Fredrickson, E.L. 2009. Do changes in connectivity explain desertification? Bioscience. 59:237-244.
Is rangeland health relevant to Mongolia? -
Damdinsuren, B., Herrick, J.E., Pyke, D.A., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Havstad, K.M. 2008. Is rangeland health relevant to Mongolia? Rangelands. 30:25-29.
Resolving critical issues for the development of ecological site descriptions: Summary of a symposium -
Brown, J.R., Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2008. Resolving critical issues for the development of ecological site descriptions: Summary of a symposium. Rangelands. 30(4):16-18.
Customizable tool for ecological data entry, assessment, monitoring, and interpretation -
Courtright, E.M., Herrick, J.E., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Burkett, L.M. 2008. Customizable tool for ecological data entry, assessment, monitoring, and interpretation [abstract]. Ecological Society of America Abstracts. Paper No. PS 66-136.
Does energy flux determine ant diversity? A case study in an arid ecosystem -
Rios-Casanova, L., Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2008. Does energy flux determine ant diversity? A case study in an arid ecosystem [abstract]. Ecological Society of America Abstracts. Paper No. PS 71-14.
Predicting soil erosion and deposition effects on plant establishment: A key to increasing restoration success -
Herrick, J.E., Peters, D.C., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Okin, G.S., Hansen, N.K., Havstad, K.M. 2008. Predicting soil erosion and deposition effects on plant establishment: A key to increasing restoration success. In: Proceedings Multifunctional Grasslands in a Changing World. XXI International Grassland Congress, VII International Rangeland Congress, June 30-July 5, 2008, Hohhot, China. p. 743.
Social-biophysical feedbacks and land change in an arid rangeland region -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Skaggs, R.K. 2008. Social-biophysical feedbacks and land change in an arid rangeland region [abstract]. Ecological Society of America Abstracts. Paper No. PS 51-157.
Shrub expansion in northern Chihuahuan Desert grasslands: Spatial patterns and biophysical constraints -
Goolsby, D.P., Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2008. Shrub expansion in northern Chihuahuan Desert grasslands: Spatial patterns and biophysical constraints [abstract]. Ecological Society of America Abstracts. Paper No. PS 37-25.
Recommendations for development of resilience-based state-and-transition models -
Briske, D.D., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Stringham, T.K., Shaver, P.L. 2008. Recommendations for development of resilience-based state-and-transition models. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 61:359-367.
Perspectives on global change theory -
Peters, D.C., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Knapp, A.K. 2008. Perspectives on global change theory [abstract]. Ecological Society of America Abstracts. Paper No. SYMP 2-7.
Rangeland ecology and management in a changing world -
Brown, J.R., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Havstad, K.M. 2008. Rangeland ecology and management in a changing world. In: Proceedings Multifunctional Grasslands in a Changing World. XXI International Grassland Congress, VIII International Rangeland Congress. June 30-July 5, 2008, Hohhot, China. p. 41-45.
The regional ecology of alternative states and thresholds: Strategies for ecological site descriptions -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Tugel, A.J., Peacock, G., Robinett, D., Briske, D., Stringham, T.K., Shaver, P., Brown, J.R., Herrick, J.E., Sanchez, H., Havstad, K.M. 2008. The regional ecology of alternative states and thresholds: Strategies for ecological site descriptions. In: Proceedings Multifunctional Grasslands in a Changing World. XXI International Grassland Congress, VIII International Rangeland Congress. June 30-July 5, 2008, Hohhot, China. p. 644.
Strategies for sustaining multiple ecosystem services from rangelands -
Havstad, K.M., Brown, J., Herrick, J.E., Peters, D.C., Fredrickson, E.L., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Pieper, R. 2008. Strategies for sustaining multiple ecosystem services from rangelands. In: Proceedings Multifunction Grasslands in a Changing World. XXI International Rangeland Congress, VIII International Rangeland Congress. June 30-July 5, 2008, Hohhot, China. p. 1094.
What can ant diversity-energy relationships tell us about land use and land change (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)? -
Casanova, L.R., Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2008. What can ant diversity-energy relationships tell us about land use and land change (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)? Myrmecological News. 11:183-190.
Historical and Modern Disturbance Regimes, Stand Structures, and Landscape Dynamics in Piñon-Juniper Vegetation of the Western U.S. -
Romme, W.H., Allen, C.D., Bailey, J.D., Baker, W.L., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Brown, P.M., Eisenhart, K.S., Floyd-Hanna, L., Huffman, D.W., Jacobs, B.F., Miller, R., Muldavin, E.H., Swetnam, T.W., Tausch, R., Weisberg, P.J. 2008. Historical and Modern Disturbance Regimes, Stand Structures, and Landscape Dynamics in Piñon-Juniper Vegetation of the Western U.S. Colorado Forest Restoration Institute. Available: http://www.cfri.colostate.edu/docs/P-J_disturbance_regimes_short%20synthesis_5-07.pdf.
Bulldozers, mental models, and aerial photography: Geographies of long-term private restoration on semi-arid rangelands -
Sayre, N.F., Whelan, M., Fredrickson, E.L., Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2008. Bulldozers, mental models, and aerial photography: Geographies of long-term private restoration on semi-arid rangelands [abstract]. Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, April 14-19, 2008, Boston, Massachusetts. Available: http://communicate.aag.org/eseries/aag_org/program/AbstractDetail.cfm?AbstractID=18115.
Soil, resilience, and state and transition models -
Herrick, J.E., Wills, S.A., Peters, D.C., Tugel, A., Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2008. Soil, resilience, and state and transition models [abstract]. Society for Range Management Meeting, Building Bridges: Grasslands to Rangelands, January 26-31, 2008, Louisville, Kentucky. p. 1514. 2008 CDROM.
Incorporating invasive species and degraded landscapes into ecological site descriptions -
Hansen, N., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Brown, J., Tugel, A. 2008. Incorporating invasive species and degraded landscapes into ecological site descriptions [abstract]. Society for Range Management Meetings, Building Bridges: Grasslands to Rangelands, January 26-31, 2008, Louisville, Kentucky, p. 2100, 2008 CDROM.
Current status of the state-and-transition framework -
Stringham, T., Briske, D., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Shaver, P.L. 2008. Current status of the state-and-transition framework [abstract]. Society for Range Management Meeting, Building Bridges: Grasslands to Rangelands, January 26-31, 2008, Louisville, Kentucky. p. 1495, 2008 CDROM.
Vulnerability and triggers in threshold development: models from the Chihuahuan Desert -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Herrick, J.E., Steele, C.M. 2008. Vulnerability and triggers in threshold development: models from the Chihuahuan Desert [abstract]. Society for Range Management Meetings, Building Bridges; Grasslands to Rangelands, January 26-31, 2008, Louisville, Kentucky. p. 1487. 2008 CDROM.
Variation in ecological resilience: a fundamental concept for rangeland ecology -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Briske, D.D., Brown, J., Havstad, K.M., Skaggs, R.K. 2008. Variation in ecological resilience: A fundamental concept for rangeland ecology [abstract]. Society for Range Management Meeting, Building Bridges: Grasslands to Rangelands, January 26-31, 2008, Louisville, Kentucky. p. 1480, 2008 CDROM.
Resilience-based application of state-and-transition models -
Briske, D.D., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Stringham, T.K., Shaver, P.L. 2008. Resilience-based application of state-and-transition models [abstract]. Society for Range Management Meeting, Building Bridges: Grasslands to Rangelands, January 26-31, 2008, Louisville, Kentucky. p. 1657, 2008 CDROM.
Remote sensing of threshold conditions in an arid ecosystem -
Steele, C.M., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Rango, A., Smith, P.L., Laliberte, A. 2007. Remote sensing of threshold conditions in an arid ecosystem [abstract]. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, December 10-14, 2007, San Francisco, California. Abstract No. B43B-1160.
Managing multi-scale diversity to support multiple ecosystem services in complex landscapes -
Herrick, J.E., Havstad, K.M., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Huber-Sannwald, B.T., Liberman, M., Ayarza, M., Brown, J.R., Reynolds, J. 2007. Managing multi-scale diversity to support multiple ecosystem services in complex landscapes. [Abstract]. Ecological Complexity and Sustainability Abstracts of EcoSummit 2007. May 22-26, 2007, Beijing, China. p. 115. CDROM.
Prioritizing ecological research and restoration based on societal outcomes -
Herrick, J.E., Dobrowolski, J.P., Ayarza, M., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Brown, J., Fredrickson, E.L., Havstad, K.M., Peters, D.C. 2007. Prioritizing ecological research and restoration based on societal outcomes [abstract]. Ecological Society of America 92nd Annual Meeting, August 5-10, 2007, San Jose, California. SYMP 12-5 CDROM.
Tipping points in rangelands: The scales of social-biophysical interactions -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Skaggs, R., Peters, D.C., Havstad, K.M. 2007. Tipping points in rangelands: The scales of social-biophysical interactions [abstract]. Ecological Society of America 92nd Annual Meeting, August 5-10, 2007, San Jose, California. SYMP 2-7 CDROM.
A 50th anniversary guidebook for the desert project -
Gile, L.H., Monger, H.C., Grossman, R.B., Ahrens, R.J., Hawley, J.W., Peterson, F.F., Gibbens, R.P., Lenz, J.M., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Nolen, B.A. 2007. A 50th anniversary guidebook for the desert project. NRCS Design Guide. 279 p.
Complexity in rodent community responses to grassland-shrubland transitions -
Campanella, A., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Roemer, G., Peters, D.C. 2007. Complexity in rodent community responses to grassland-shrubland transitions [abstract]. 87th Annual Meeting American Society of Mammalogists, June 6-8, 2007, Albuquerque, New Mexico. p. 89.
Rodent community landscape ecology in grassland-shrubland ecotones and gradients in the Chihuahuan Desert -
Campanella, A., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Roemer, G., Peters, D.C. 2007. Rodent community landscape ecology in grassland-shrubland ecotones and gradients in the Chihuahuan Desert [abstract]. 22nd Annual Symposium of United States Regional Chapter of International Association of Landscape Ecology, April 9-11, 2007, Tucson, Arizona. p. 21.
Tipping points in rangelands: The scales of social-biophysical interactions -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Skaggs, R., Peters, D.C. 2007. Tipping points in rangelands: The scales of social-biophysical interactions [Abstracts]. Ecological Society of America / Society for Ecological Restoration Joint Meetings. August 5-10, 2007, San Jose, California. Symp 2-7.
Adapting the rangeland database for managing ecological site description data -
Meccage, R., Alexander, J., Courtright, E., Herrick, J.E., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Kluck, J. 2007. Adapting the rangeland database for managing ecological site description data [abstract]. Society for Range Management, 60th Annual Meeting and Trade Show, February 9-16, 2007, Reno/Sparks, Nevada. Paper No. 286. 2007 CDROM.
Conservation of resources for sustainable ecosystems: a dialogue on connecting science, policy,and management -
Havstad, K.M., Brown, J., Peters, D.C., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Fredrickson, E.L., Pieper, R., Herrick, J.E. 2007. Conservation of resources for sustainable ecosystems: a dialogue on connecting science, policy,and management [abstract]. Society for Range Management, 60th Annual Meeting and Trade Show, February 9-16, 2007, Reno/Sparks, Nevada. Paper No. 189. 2007 CDROM.
Characterizing Soil Change within the Human Time Scale for Resource Assessment and Prediction -
Tugel, A.J., Brown, J.R., Andrews, S.S., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Herrick, J.E., Hipple, K.W. 2006. Characterizing soil change within the human time scale for resource assessment and prediction [abstract]. 18th World Congress of Soil Science. July 9-15, 2006, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Paper No. 16-4.
Does shrub invasion indirectly limit grass establishment via seedling herbivory? A test at grassland-shrubland ecotones -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Khalil, N.I., Peters, D.C. 2007. Does shrub invasion indirectly limit grass establishment via seedling herbivory? A test at grassland-shrubland ecotones. Journal of Vegetation Science. 18:363-370.
Ecological services to and from rangelands of the United States -
Havstad, K.M., Peters, D.C., Skaggs, R., Brown, J., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Fredrickson, E.L., Herrick, J.E., Wright, J. 2007. Ecological services to and from rangelands of the United States. Ecological Economics. 64:261-268.
New tools for rangeland and pasture monitoring -
Herrick, J.E., Courtright, E., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Burkett, L.M., Havstad, K.M., Laliberte, A., Rango, A., Repp, J., Van Zee, J.W. 2007. New tools for rangeland and pasture monitoring. In: Proceedings Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative. Third National Conference on Grazing Lands, December 10-13, 2006, St. Louis, Missouri. p. 309-314.
Cross-scale Interactions and Changing Pattern-Process Relationships: Consequences for System Dynamics -
Peters, D.C., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Turner, M.G. 2007. Cross-scale interactions and changing pattern-process relationships: Consequences for system dynamics. Ecosystems. 10:790-796.
Conservation of Resources for Sustainable Ecosystems: A Dialogue on Connecting Science, Policy, and Management -
How can LTER data contribute to ecosystem management? -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Steele, C., Herrick, J.E., Monger, H. 2006. How can LTER data contribute to ecosystem management [Abstract]? 2006 LTER All Scientists Meeting, September 20-23, 2006, Estes Park, CO. Paper No. 35.
Using unmanned aerial vehicles for rangelands: Current applications and future potentials -
Rango, A., Laliberte, A.S., Steele, C., Herrick, J.E., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Schmugge, T.J., Roanhorse, A., Jenkins, V. 2006. Using unmanned aerial vehicles for rangelands: Current applications and future potentials. Environmental Practice. 8:159-168.
A three-tiered approach for coupled vegetation and soil sampling to develop ecological descriptions -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Tugel, A., Peacock, G., Sanchez, H. 2006. A three-tiered approach for coupled vegetation and soil sampling to develop ecological descriptions. In: Proceedings of the 2006 West Regional Cooperative Soil Survey Conference, June 19-23, 2006, Park City, Utah. 2006 Available on ftp://ftp-fc.sc.egov.usda.gov/NSSC/NCSS/Conferences/regional/2006/West/bestelmeyer_report.doc.
Guidelines for sampling for dynamic soil properties for soil survey updates -
Tugel, A.J., Ward, J., Herrick, J.E., Biggam, P., Seybold, C., Remmenga, M.D., Benham, E.C., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Moore, A., Young, F. 2006. Guidelines for sampling for dynamic soil properties for soil survey updates [abstract]. Western Society of Soil Science. 2006 West Regional Cooperataive Soil Survey Conference, Western Society of Soil Science Conference, Park City, Utah, June 19-23, 2006.
A soil-based framework for integrating and applying knowledge of land degradation proceses to assessment, monitoring and management -
Herrick, J.E., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Brown, J.R., Tugel, A.J. 2006. A soil-based framework for integrating and applying knowledge of land degradation proceses to assessment, monitoring and management [abstract]. 18th World Congress of Soil Science. July 9-15, 2006. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Paper No. 53-5.
FRAGMENTATION EFFECTS ON SOIL AGGREGATE STABILITY IN A PATCHY ARID GRASSLAND -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Ward, J.P., Herrick, J.E., Tugel, A.J. 2006. Fragmentation effects on soil aggregate stability in a patchy arid grassland. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 59:506-415.
LINKING THE CONCEPT OF SCALE TO STUDIES OF BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY: EVOLVING APPROACHES AND TOOLS -
Beever, E.A., Swihart, R.K., Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2006. Linking the concept of scale to studies of biological diversity: evolving approaches and tools. Diversity and Distributions. 12:229-235.
DISENTANGLING COMPLEX LANDSCAPES: NEW INSIGHTS INTO ARID AND SEMIARID SYSTEM DYNAMICS -
Peters, D.P.C., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Herrick, J.E., Fredrickson, E.L., Monger, H.C., Havstad, K.M. 2006. Disentangling complex landscapes: New insights into arid and semiarid system dynamics. BioScience. 56:491-501.
THRESHOLD CONCEPTS AND THEIR USE IN RANGELAND MANAGEMENT AND RESTORATION: THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE INSIDIOUS -
Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2006. Threshold concepts and their use in rangeland management and restoration: The good, the bad, and the insidious. Restoration Ecology. 14(3):325-329.
LANDSCAPE VARIATION IN DESERT RODENT COMMUNITY RESPONSE TO GRASS-SHRUBLAND ECOTONES -
Campanella, A., Bestelmeyer, B., Peters, D. 2006. Landscape variation in desert rodent community response to grassland-shrubland ecotones [abstract]. 21st Annual Symposium of the United States Regional Chapter of the International Association of Landscape Ecology. March 28 - April 1, 2006, San Diego, California. Paper No. 11.
A HOLISTIC VIEW OF AN ARID ECOSYSTEM: A SYNTHESIS OF RESEARCH AND ITS APPLICATIONS -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Brown, J.R., Havstad, K.M., Fredrickson, E.L. 2006. A holistic view of an arid ecosystem: a synthesis of research and its applications. In: Havstad, K.M., Huenneke, L.F., Schlesinger, W.H., editors. Structure and Function of a Chihuahuan Desert Ecosystem. The Jornada Basin Long-Term Ecological Research Site. Oxford, NY: Oxford University Press. p. 354-368.
CHIHUAHUAN DESERT FAUNA: EFFECTS ON ECOSYSTEM PROPERTIES AND PROCESSES -
Whitford, W.G., Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2006. Chihuahuan desert fauna: effects on ecosystem properties and processes. In: Havstad, K.M., Huenneke, L.F., Schlesinger, W.H., editors. Structure and Function of a Chihuahuan Desert Ecosystem. The Jornada Basin Long-Term Ecological Research Site. Oxford, NY: Oxford University Press. p. 247-265.
Arid and semiarid rangeland monitoring in North America -
Herrick, J.E., Moya, E., Willms, W., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Sundt, P., Barnes, W. 2006. Arid and semiarid rangeland monitoring in North America. Secheresse. 17(1-2):235-241.
STATE AND TRANSITION MODELS 101: A FRESH LOOK AT VEGETATION CHANGE -
Bestelmeyer, B., Brown, J. 2005. State-and-transition models 101: A fresh look at vegetation change. The Quivira Coalition Newsletter. 7(3):6-11.
MANAGING VEGETATION DYNAMICS: SOIL-GEOMORPHIC MAPS, STATE-AND-TRANSITION MODELS, AND REMOTE SENSING -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Monger, H.C., Flores Ancira, E., Herrick, J.E., Steele, C. and Trevino, R. 2006. Managing vegetation dynamics: Soil-geomorphic maps, state-and-transition models, and remote sensing. [abstract]. 2006 The Ecological Society International Meeting, January 8-12, 2006, Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. 2006 CDROM.
SOIL-GEOMORPHIC HETEROGENEITY GOVERNS PATCHY VEGETATION DYNAMICS AT AN ARID ECOTONE -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Ward, J.P., Havstad, K.M. 2006. Soil-geomorphic heterogeneity governs patchy vegetation dynamics at an arid ecotone. Ecology. 87(4):963-973.
SOIL GEOMORPHIC CHANGE DURING DESERTIFICATION -
Monger, H.C., Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2005. Soil geomorphic change during desertification [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meetings, November 6-10, 2005, Salt Lake City, Utah. Paper No. 200-5.
CROSS SCALE INTERACTIONS AND SPATIAL NONLINEARITIES: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY FRAMEWORK -
Peters, D.C., Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2005. Cross scale interactions and spatial nonlinearities: An interdisciplinary framework [abstract]. The Ecological Society of America 90th Annual Meeting, August 7-12, 2005, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. p. 504.
SPATIAL NONLINEARITIES: CASCADING EFFECTS IN THE EARTH SYSTEM -
Peters, D.C., Pielke, R.A., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Allen, C.D., Munson-McGee, S., Havstad, K.M. 2007. Spatial nonlinearities: Cascading effects in the earth system. In: Canadell, J.G., Pataki, D.E., Pitelka, L.F., editors. Terrestrial Ecosystems in a Changing World. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag. p. 165-174.
AN INTEGRATED FRAMEWORK FOR SCIENCE-BASED ARID LAND MANAGEMENT -
Herrick, J.E., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Archer, S., Tugel, A.J., Brown, J.R. 2006. An integrated framework for science-based arid land management. Journal of Arid Environments. 65:319-335.
A MULTI-SCALE CLASSIFICATION OF VEGETATION DYNAMICS IN ARID LANDS: WHAT IS THE RIGHT SCALE FOR MODELS, MONITORING, AND RESTORATION? -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Trujillo, D.A., Tugel, A.J., Havstad, K.M. 2006. A multi-scale classification of vegetation dynamics in arid lands: What is the right scale for models, monitoring, and restoration? Journal of Arid Environments. 65:296-318.
THE SOIL-GEOMORPHIC TEMPLATE AND BIOTIC CHANGE IN ARID AND SEMI-ARID ECOSYSTEMS -
Monger, H.C., Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2006. The soil-geomorphic template and biotic change in arid and semi-arid ecosystems. Journal of Arid Environments. 65:207-218.
CURRENT AND FUTURE OPTIONS FOR THE USE OF REMOTE SENSING FOR RANGELAND MANAGEMENT AND MONITORING -
Steele, C., Laliberte, A., Bestelmeyer, B., Herrick, J., Rango, A. 2005. Current and future options for the use of remote sensing for rangeland management and monitoring. Proceedings, II Simposio Internacional de Manejo de Pastizales, April 20-21, 2005, Zacatecas, Zactecas, Mexico. p. 84.
CHALLENGES IN DEVELOPING AN ECOLOGICAL SITE DESCRIPTION SYSTEM -
Brown, J., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Havstad, K.M., Svejar, A.J. 2005. Challenges in developing an ecological site description system. Society for Range Management 58th Annual Meeting and Trade Show, February 5-11, 2005, Fort Worth, Texas. p. 193.
RESEARCH NEEDS; MAKING VEGETATION DYNAMICS A BASIS FOR VEGETATION MANAGEMENT -
Brown, J.R., Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2005. Research needs; making vegetation dynamics a basis for vegetation management. Society for Range Management 58th Annual Meeting and Trade Show, February 5-11, 2005, Fort Worth, Texas. p. 194.
APPLICATIONS OF MULTI- AND CROSS-SCALE ANALYSES TO MANAGEMENT OF DYNAMIC SYSTEMS -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Herrick, J.E., Havstad, K.M., Fredrickson, E.L., Brown, J.R. 2004. Applications of multi- and cross-scale analyses to management of dynamic systems [abstract]. Sixth Symposium on the Natural Resources of the Chihuahuan Desert Region, October 14-17, 2004, Alpine, Texas. p. 19.
AN INTEGRATED FRAMEWORK FOR MULTI-OBJECTIVE INVENTORY, ASSESSMENT, AND MONITORING -
Herrick, J.E., Alexander, R., Bash, D., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Biggam, P., Brown, J.R., Havstad, K.M., Laliberte, A.S., Toledo, D.N., Tugel, A.J. 2004. An integrated framework for multi-objective inventory, assessment, and monitoring [abstract]. Sixth Symposium on the Natural Resources of the Chihuahuan Desert Region, October 14-17, 2004, Alpine, Texas. p. 28.
BROAD-SCALE LANDSCAPE, SOIL, AND WIND INFLUENCES ON FINE-SCALE DYNAMICS -
Monger, C., Gillette, D., Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2004. Broad-scale landscape, soil, and wind influences on fine-scale dynamics [abstract]. Sixth Symposium on the Natural Resources of the Chihuahuan Desert Region, October 14-17, 2004, Alpine, Texas. p. 35.
SOIL SURVEY ENHANCEMENTS FOR ASSESSMENT, MONITORING, AND RESTORATION: BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK CASE STUDY -
Tugel, A.J., Loomis, L., Dyess, J., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Herrick, J.E., Andrews, S., Peacock, G., Biggam, P. 2004. Soil survey enhancements for assessment, monitoring, and restoration: Big Bend National Park case study [abstract]. Sixth Symposium on the Natural Resources of the Chihuahuan Desert Region, October 14-17, 2004, Alpine, Texas. p. 43.
CROSS-SCALE INTERACTIONS, NONLINEARITIES, AND FORECASTING CATASTROPHIC EVENTS -
Peters, D.C., Pielke, R.A., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Allen, C.D., Munson-Mcgee, S., Havstad, K.M. 2004. Cross-scale interactions, nonlinearities, and forecasting catastrophic events. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 101(42):15130-15135.
DOES DESERTIFICATION DIMINISH BIODIVERSITY? ENHANCEMENT TO ANT DIVERSITY BY SHRUB INVASION IN SOUTHWESTERN USA -
Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2005. Does desertification diminish biodiversity? Enhancement to ant diversity by shrub invasion in southwestern USA. Diversity and Distributions. 11(1):45-55.
SOIL-GEOMORPHIC BASIS OF DIVERGENT LANDSCAPE TRAJECTORIES IN THE CHIHUAHUAN DESERT -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Ward, J.P., Herrick, J.E., Tugel, A.J. 2004. Soil-geomorphic basis of divergent landscape trajectories in the chihuahuan desert [abstract]. 89th Annual Meeting, Ecological Society of America. p. 45.
SPATIAL HETEROGENEITY OF DYNAMIC SOIL PROPERTIES FOR MANAGEMENT AND RESTORATION OF DESERT LANDSCAPES -
Tugel, A.J., Loomis, L., Andrews, S., Dyess, J., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Herrick, J.E., Peacock, G., Biggam, P. 2004. Spatial heterogeneity of dynamic soil properties for management and restoration of desert landscapes [abstract]. 89th Annual Meeting, Ecological Society of America. p. 513.
KEY CONCEPTS TO IMPROVE THE UTILITY OF ECOLOGICAL SITE DESCRIPTIONS -
Brown, J., Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2004. Key concepts to improve the utility of ecological site descriptions. In: Proceedings of the 2004 USDAD-NRCS Western Region Cooperative Soil Survey Conference, June 13-18, 2004, Jackson, Wyoming. 2004 CDROM.
LANDSCAPE-SCALE ANALYSES PROVIDE NEW INSIGHTS INTO DESERTIFICATION -
Yao, J., Peters, D.C., Havstad, K.M., Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2004. Landscape-scale analyses provide new insights into desertification [abstract]. 17th Annual Meeting, International Association for Landscape Ecology, US Regional Association. p. 145.
A MANAGER'S DILEMMA: MAKING LOGICAL DECISIONS AT THE LOCAL SCALE -
Brown, J.R., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Herrick, J.E. 2004. A manager's dilemma: making logical decisions at the local scale [abstract]. 89th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Lessons of Lewis and Clark: Ecological Exploration of Inhabited Landscapes, August 1-6, 2004, Portland, Oregon. p. 66.
SCALES OF PATTERN AND PROCESS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF THE CHIHUAHUAN DESERT BIODIVERSITY -
EXPERIMENTAL DEFINITION OF RESILIENCE FOR STATE-AND-TRANSITION MODELS -
HERRICK, J.E., BELNAP, J., BESTELMEYER, B.T., BIRD, S., BROWN, J.R., HAVSTAD, K.M., TUGEL, A., VAN ZEE, J.W. EXPERIMENTAL DEFINITION OF RESILIENCE FOR STATE-AND-TRANSITION MODELS. 57TH ANNUAL MEETING, SOCIETY FOR RANGE MANAGEMENT. 2004. ABSTRACT NO. 142.
REGION-WIDE EMPIRICAL TESTING OF STATE-AND-TRANSITION MODELS -
BESTELMEYER, B.T., BROWN, J.R., HAVSTAD, K.M., TRUJILLO, D.A. REGION-WIDE EMPIRICAL TESTING OF STATE-AND-TRANSITION MODELS. 57TH ANNUAL MEETING, SOCIETY FOR RANGE MANAGEMENT. 2004. ABSTRACT NO. 31.
A FIELD GUIDE TO LAND: USER-FRIENDLY INTERPRETATIONS OF RANGELAND COMMUNITIES -
MANAGING LAND USING ECOLOGICAL PROCESSES -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Brown, J.R., Havstad, K.M., Tartowski, S.L. 2004. Managing land using ecological processes [abstract]. 3rd Annual Conference of the Quivira Coalition, January 15-17, 2004, Albuquerque, NM. p. 18-19.
BLACK GRAMA SEEDLING HERBIVORY AND MORTALITY IN THE CHIHUAHUAN DESERT: AN EXPERIMENT ACROSS SHRUB-GRASS ECOTONES -
APPLICATION OF ECOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT AND MONITORING TO (ADAPTIVE) SUSTAINABLE LAND MANAGEMENT -
HERRICK, J.E., BESTELMEYER, B.T. APPLICATION OF ECOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT AND MONITORING TO (ADAPTIVE) SUSTAINABLE LAND MANAGEMENT. PROCEEDINGS OF THE MEMORIA DE LA XV SEMANA INTERNACIONAL DE AGRONOMIA FAZ-UJED. 2003. P. 21-30.
WHAT DOES AN ECOLOGICAL THRESHOLD LOOK LIKE? -
BESTELMEYER, B.T., BROWN, J.R., HERRICK, J.E., HAVSTAD, K.M. WHAT DOES AN ECOLOGICAL THRESHOLD LOOK LIKE? PROCEEDINGS OF THE VIITH INTERNATIONAL RANGELAND CONGRESS. 2003. P. 688-690.
LAND MANAGEMENT IN THE AMERICAN SOUTHWEST: A STATE-AND-TRANSITION APPROACH TO ECOSYSTEM COMPLEXITY -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Brown, J.R., Herrick, J.E., Trujillo, D., Havstad, K.M. 2004. Land management in the American Southwest: a state-and-transition approach to ecosystem complexity. Environmental Management. 34(1):38-51.
FUTURE DIRECTIONS IN SOIL-VEGETATION DESCRIPTIONS: SYSTEMATIZING DYNAMICS -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Brown, J.R. 2003. Future directions in soil-vegetation descriptions: systematizing dynamics. In: Proceedings of the National Cooperative Soil Survey Conference, June 16-20, 2003, Plymouth, Massachusetts. Supplemental Report, USDA, Natural Resources Conservation Service. p. 35-36.
APPLYING SPECIES DIVERSITY THEORY TO LAND MANAGEMENT -
BESTELMEYER, B.T., MILLER, J.R., WIENS, J.A. APPLYING SPECIES DIVERSITY THEORY TO LAND MANAGEMENT. ECOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS. 2003. V. 13(6). P. 1750-1761.
USING STATE-AND-TRANSITION MODELS: TOOLS FOR PROPHYLAXIS, DIAGNOSIS, OR AUTOPSY? -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Brown, J.R., Herrick, J.E., Smith, P.L., Havstad, K.M. 2003. Using state-and-transition models: tools for prophylaxis, diagnosis, or autopsy [abstract]? 56th Annual Meeting, Society for Range Management. February 1-6, 2003, Casper, Wyoming. p. 16.
ANTS AND TERMITES: THE LITTLE THINGS THAT RUN YOUR RANCH -
GRAZING IN COMPLEX ENVIRONMENTS: THE DETAILS MATTER -
BESTELMEYER, B.T., BROWN, J.R., HAVSTAD, K.M. GRAZING IN COMPLEX ENVIRONMENTS: THE DETAILS MATTER. PROCEEDINGS OF THE 1ST ANNUAL QUIVIRA COALITION CONFERENCE. 2002. P. 1-6.
COMPREHENDING COMPLEXITY TOGETHER WITH THE PUBLIC: PRACTICAL STRATEGIES FOR IMPROVING RANGELAND CONSERVATION, RESTORATION AND MANAGEMENT -
HERRICK, J.E., BESTELMEYER, B.T., MCCARTHY, P., BESTELMEYER, S., HAVSTAD, K.M., MELGOZA, A., TUGEL, A. COMPREHENDING COMPLEXITY TOGETHER WITH THE PUBLIC: PRACTICAL STRATEGIES FOR IMPROVING RANGELAND CONSERVATION, RESTORATION AND MANAGEMENT. 87TH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE ECOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA. 2002. ABSTRACT P. 25.
WHAT DOES AN ECOLOGICAL THRESHOLD LOOK LIKE? SCALE-DEPENDENT CAUSES OF A GRASSLAND-SHRUBLAND TRANSITION -
BESTELMEYER, B.T., BROWN, J.R., HAVSTAD, K.M. WHAT DOES AN ECOLOGICAL THRESHOLD LOOK LIKE? SCALE-DEPENDENT CAUSES OF A GRASSLAND-SHRUBLAND TRANSITION. 87TH ANNUAL MEETING, ECOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA. 2002. ABSTRACT P. 319.
SIMPLE AND WEIGHTED AVERAGING APPROACHES TO SCALING: WHEN CAN SPATIAL CONTEXT BE IGNORED? -
PARTON, W.J., LANE, D., BESTELMEYER, B.T., MITCHELL, K.A., KELLY, R. SIMPLE AND WEIGHTED AVERAGING APPROACHES TO SCALING: WHEN CAN SPATIAL CONTEXT BE IGNORED? 8TH ANNUAL MEETING, ECOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA. 2002. ABSTRACT P. 41.
SCALE-DEPENDENCY OF APPROACHES: CONTRASTS AND COMPARISONS AMONG ECOLOGICAL DISCIPLINES -
BRESHEARS, D.D., MITCHELL, K.A., ALLEN, C.D., BESTELMEYER, B.T., GROSS, J.E., MONGER, C.H. SCALE-DEPENDENCY OF APPROACHES: CONTRASTS AND COMPARISONS AMONG ECOLOGICAL DISCIPLINES. 87TH ANNUAL MEETING, ECOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA. 2002. ABSTRACT P. 10.
DEVELOPING STATE-AND-TRANSITION MODELS FOR RANGELANDS -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Brown, J.R., Havstad, K.M., Alexander, R., Chavez, G., Herrick, J. 2003. Developing state-and-transition models for rangelands. Journal of Range Management. 56. p. 114-126.
SIMPLE AND WEIGHTED AVERAGING APPROACHES TO SCALING: WHEN CAN SPATIAL CONTEXT BE IGNORED? -
LANE, D.R., BESTELMEYER, B.T., PARTON, B., MITCHELL, K. SIMPLE AND WEIGHTED AVERAGING APPROACHES TO SCALING: WHEN CAN SPATIAL CONTEXT BE IGNORED?. US-INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR LANDSCAPE ECOLOGY. 2002. ABSTRACT P. 82.
SCAVENGING ANT FORAGING BEHAVIOR AND VARIATION IN THE SCALE OF NUTRIENT REDISTRIBUTION IN SEMIARID GRASSLANDS -
BESTELMEYER, B.T., WIENS, J.A. SCAVENGING ANT FORAGING BEHAVIOR AND VARIATION IN THE SCALE OF NUTRIENT REDISTRIBUTION IN SEMIARID GRASSLANDS. JOURNAL OF ARID ENVIRONMENTS. 2003. V. 53(3). P. 373-386.
COMPARING AND CONTRASTING SCALING APPROACHES ACROSS ECOLOGICAL DISCIPLINES: CASE STUDIES OF VEGETATION, BIOGEOCHEMICAL AND ANIMAL DYNAMICS -
MITCHELL, K.A., BRESHEARS, D.D., ALLEN, C.D., BESTELMEYER, B.T., GROSS, J.E. COMPARING AND CONTRASTING SCALING APPROACHES ACROSS ECOLOGICAL DISCIPLINES: CASE STUDIES OF VEGETATION, BIOGEOCHEMICAL AND ANIMAL DYNAMICS. 17TH ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM, US-INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR LANDSCAPE ECOLOGY. 2002. ABSTRACT P. 88.
SIMULATING SMALL MAMMAL EFFECTS ON GRASS-SHRUB ECOTONES IN ARID ECOSYSTEMS -
HOCHSTRASSER, T., PETERS, D.C., BESTELMEYER, B.T. SIMULATING SMALL MAMMAL EFFECTS ON GRASS-SHRUB ECOTONES IN ARID ECOSYSTEMS. 17TH ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM OF THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR LANDSCAPE ECOLOGY. 2002. ABSTRACT NO. 16.
SOIL AND SPATIAL DEPENDENCE OF LANDSCAPE CHANGE IN CHIHUAHUAN DESERT GRASSLANDS -
BESTELMEYER, B.T., GILE, L.H., NOLEN, B., MONGER, H.C., HAVSTAD, K.M. SOIL AND SPATIAL DEPENDENCE OF LANDSCAPE CHANGE IN CHIHUAHUAN DESERT GRASSLANDS. US-INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR LANDSCAPE ECOLOGY. 2002. ABSTRACT P. 64.
DEVELOPING AND APPLYING STATE-AND-TRANSITION MODELS TO MANAGE RANGELANDS -
BESTELMEYER, B.T., STRINGHAM, T., BROWN, J.R., HAVSTAD, K.M. DEVELOPING AND APPLYING STATE-AND-TRANSITION MODELS TO MANAGE RANGELANDS. 86TH ANNUAL MEETING, ECOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA. 2001. ABSTRACT P. 7.
AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TO MANAGING LANDSCAPE PATTERN AND DYNAMICS IN SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO -
BESTELMEYER, B.T., BROWN, J.R., HAVSTAD, K.M., ALEXANDER, R., CHAVEZ, G., HERRICK, J.E. AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TO MANAGING LANDSCAPE PATTERN AND DYNAMICS IN SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO. US-INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR LANDSCAPE ECOLOGY. 2001. ABSTRACT NO. 29.
BUFFELGRASS INVASION: WHAT IS THE VALUE OF A DESERT? -
BESTELMEYER, B.T. BUFFELGRASS INVASION: WHAT IS THE VALUE OF A DESERT? CHIHUAHUAN DESERT NATURE PARK NEWSLETTER. 2001. P. 1.
AN APPROACH TO MANAGING LANDSCAPE PATTERN AND DYNAMICS IN SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO -
BESTELMEYER, B.T., BROWN, J.R., HAVSTAD, K.M., ALEXANDER, R., CHAVEZ, G., HERRICK, J.E. AN APPROACH TO MANAGING LANDSCAPE PATTERN AND DYNAMICS IN SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO. AVAILABLE FROM: HTTP://AGECON.NMSU.EDU/NMSRM. SOCIETY FOR RANGE MANAGEMENT, NEW MEXICO SECTION NEWSLETTER. 2001.
LOCAL AND REGIONAL-SCALE RESPONSES OF ANT DIVERSITY TO A SEMIARID BIOME TRANSITION -
BESTELMEYER, B.T., WIENS, J.A. LOCAL AND REGIONAL-SCALE RESPONSES OF ANT DIVERSITY TO A SEMIARID BIOME TRANSITION. ECOGRAPHY. 2001. V. 24(4). P. 381-392.
ANT BIODIVERSITY IN SEMIARID LANDSCAPE MOSAICS: THE CONSEQUENCES OF GRAZINGVS. NATURAL HETEROGENEITY -
BESTELMEYER, B.T., WIENS, J.A. ANT BIODIVERSITY IN SEMIARID LANDSCAPE MOSAICS: THE CONSEQUENCES OF GRAZINGVS. NATURAL HETEROGENEITY. ECOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS. 2001. V. 11(4). P. 1121-1140.
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