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Laura M Burkett
Range Management Research
Ecologist

Phone: (575) 646-4842
Fax: (575) 646-5889
Room 142

2995 KNOX ST.
LAS CRUCES , NM 88003

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
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.
Factors associated with nest survival of Black-throated Sparrows, desert-breeding nest-site generalists. -
Kozma, J.M., Burkett, L.M., Kroll, A.J., Thornton, J., Mathews, N.E. 2017. Factors associated with nest survival of Black-throated Sparrows, desert-breeding nest-site generalists. Journal of Field Ornithology. 88(3):274-287. https://doi.org/10.1111/jofo.12209.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
AN OBJECT-BASED IMAGE ANALYSIS APPROACH FOR DETERMINING FRACTIONAL COVER OF SENESCENT AND GREEN VEGETATION WITH DIGITAL PLOT PHOTOGRAPHY -
Laliberte, A., Rango, A., Herrick, J.E., Fredrickson, E.L., Burkett, L.M. 2007. An object-based image analysis approach for determining fractional cover of senescent and green vegetation with digital plot photography. Journal of Arid Environments. 69:1-14.