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Brandon T Bestelmeyer
Range Management Research
Ecology

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

2995 KNOX ST.
LAS CRUCES , NM 88003

Projects
CEAP-Grazing Lands
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 425840
Managing Agricultural Landscapes - Selecting Practices for Place and Time
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 429689
Scientific Support and Partnership for Renewable Resource Programs in BLM
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 430657
Assessment and Monitoring Technical Support
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 431334
MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGIES FOR CONSERVATION OF WESTERN RANGELANDS
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 423561
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
ARS-Las Cruces IAG for WEMO, NRI, ESD and STM Products and Input
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 426633
CEAP-Grazing Lands ESD & NRI Support for Modeling
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 428514
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
Scientific Support and Partnership for Renewable Resources programs in BLM NM
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 428923
Collaborative Research in Atmospheric Modeling and Sensing
Memorandum of Understanding (M)
  Accession Number: 430880
Strengthening of Nation-Wide Rangeland Monitoring Data Management and the Introduction of ESD-Based Rangeland Management Approaches in Mongolia
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 425252
Management Technologies for Western Rangelands
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 424317
DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT SELECTION/SPACE USE OF MIGRATORY AND RESIDENT GOLDEN EAGLES (AQUILA CHRYSAETOS)...
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 420845
Field Testing of Monitoring and Assessment Technologies across Large Ranch Landscapes in the Southwestern U.S.
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 422615
Selecting and Managing Practices for Agricutlural Landscapes
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 430620
Long-term Abiotic Data Measurements for Jornada Long-term Agricultural Research (LTAR)
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 428768

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
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 -
Effects of exurban development on trophic interactions in a desert landscape -
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.
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 -
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 -
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 -
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 -
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
State-and-transition models for heterogeneous landscapes: A strategy for development and application Reprint Icon -
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? Reprint Icon -
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Reprint Icon -
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
BLACK GRAMA SEEDLING HERBIVORY AND MORTALITY IN THE CHIHUAHUAN DESERT: AN EXPERIMENT ACROSS SHRUB-GRASS ECOTONES -
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.
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.
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.
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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