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Emile H Elias (PhD)
Range Management Research
Research Hydrologist

Phone: (575) 646-5190
Fax: (575) 646-5889

2995 KNOX ST.
LAS CRUCES, NM 880038003
Projects
Science and Technologies for the Sustainable Management of Western Rangeland Systems
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 435564
Strategic Water Research Vision for U.S. Agriculture to 2050
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 438185
Impacts of Agricultural Adaptation on Water Resources in the Upper Rio Grande Basin: Assessment for the Basin Study
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 439092
Science and Technologies for the Sustainable Management of Rangeland Systems
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 436904
Selecting and Managing Practices for Agricultural Landscapes
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 430620
Supporting Climate Smart Decision-Making in the Southwest, USDA Climate Hub
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 431718
Understanding Regional Linkages Between Production Agriculture, Air Quality and Climate
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 434301
USDA Southwest Climate Hub Decision Making in New Mexico
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 434648
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
Support Climate-Smart Decision Making in Utah, USDA Southwest Climate Hub
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 434958

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Snapshot of rancher perspectives on creative cattle management options Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Elias, E.H., Aney, S., Duff, G., Gifford, C., Spiegal, S.A., Cibils, A., Steiner, J., Estell, R.E. 2020. Snapshot of rancher perspectives on creative cattle management options. Rangelands. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rala.2020.09.004.
Projected temperature increases may require shifts in the growing season of cool-season crops and the growing locations of warm-season crops" - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Comparative analysis of water budgets across the U.S. long-term agroecosystem research network Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baffaut, C., Baker, J.M., Biederman, J.A., Bosch, D.D., Brooks, E.S., Buda, A.R., Demaria, E.M., Elias, E.H., Flerchinger, G.N., Goodrich, D.C., Hamilton, S.K., Hardegree, S.P., Harmel, R.D., Hoover, D.L., King, K.W., Kleinman, P.J., Liebig, M.A., McCarty, G.W., Moglen, G.E., Moorman, T.B., Moriasi, D.N., Okalebo, J., Pierson Jr, F.B., Russell, E.S., Saliendra, N.Z., Saha, A.K., Smith, D.R., Yasarer, L.M. 2020. Comparative analysis of water budgets across the U.S. long-term agroecosystem research network. Journal of Hydrology. 588. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2020.125021.
Big data-model integration and AI for vector-borne disease prediction Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peters, D.C., McVey, D.S., Elias, E.H., Pelzel-McCluskey, A.M., Derner, J.D., Burruss, N., Schrader, T.S., Yao, J., Pauszek, S.J., Lombard, J., Rodriguez, L.L. 2020. Big data-model integration and AI for vector-borne disease prediction. Ecosphere. 11:1-20. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.3157.
USDA climate hubs: Advancing conservation under a changing climate - (Abstract Only)
Todey, D.P., Elias, E.H., Peck, D.E., Rottler, C.M., Dell, C.J. 2020. USDA climate hubs: Advancing conservation under a changing climate. [abstract] Soil and Water Conservation Society Meeting. July 27-29, 2020, Virtual.
Rating fire danger from the ground up Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Levi, M., Krueger, E., Snitker, G.J., Ochsner, T., Villarreal, M.L., Elias, E.H., Peck, D.E. 2019. Rating fire danger from the ground up. Eos GeoHealth. 100. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019EO137858.
Crop vulnerability to climate risk: Analysis of interacting systems and adaptation efficacy for sustainable crop production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Elias, E.H., Flynn, R., Idowu, O.J., Reyes, J.T., Sanogo, S., Schutte, B., Smith, R., Steele, C., Sutherland, C. 2019. Crop vulnerability to climate risk: Analysis of interacting systems and adaptation efficacy for sustainable crop production. Sustainability. 11(23):6619. https://doi.org/10.3390/su11236619.
Water informatics approach to analyze the dynamics of surface water runoff with climate change - (Abstract Only)
Iftikhar, I., Elias, E.H., Brown, C. 2019. Water informatics approach to analyze the dynamics of surface water runoff with climate change [abstract]. American Geophysical Union. December 9-13, 2019. San Francisco, California. #H33M-2160.
Feast or famine: Climate impacts on agriculture using crop insurance data - (Abstract Only)
Reyes, J., Elias, E.H. 2019. Feast or famine: Climate impacts on agriculture using crop insurance data [abstract]. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. December 9-13, 2019, San Francisco, CA. Poster #528860.
What makes southwestern communities resilient to climate change? - (Abstract Only)
Steele, C., Gutierrez, P., Aney, S., Elias, E.H., Reyes, J., Deswood, H. 2019. What makes southwestern communities resilient to climate change? [abstract]. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. December 9-13, 2019, San Francisco, CA. Poster #624120.
The evolution of partnerships and their role in building resilience in the first five years of the USDA Climate Hub Network - (Abstract Only)
Elias, E.H., Reyes, J.T., Steele, C., Deswood, H. 2019. The evolution of partnerships and their role in building resilience in the first five years of the USDA Climate Hub Network [abstract]. American Geophysical Union, December 9-13, 2019, San Francisco, California, #PA43E-1184.
The effects of climate change on agricultural systems: A Southwest climate Hub curriculum unit for 6th-12th grade students - (Abstract Only)
Elias, E.H., Reyes, J.T., Steele, C., Bestelmeyer, S., Haan-Amato, S. 2019. The effects of climate change on agricultural systems: A Southwest climate Hub curriculum unit for 6th-12th grade students [abstract]. American Geophysical Union. December 9-13, 2019, San Francisco, California, #ED33A-0935.
A transdisciplinary framework for predictive disease ecology based on cross-scale interactions: Insights from long-term data - (Abstract Only)
Vulnerability of acequia communities to climate change - (Abstract Only)
Steele, C., Reyes, J.T., Elias, E.H. 2019. Vulnerability of acequia communities to climate change [abstract]. Universities Council on Water Resources 2019 Conference, June 11-13, 2019, Snowbird, Utah.
Factors determining spread of Vesicular Stomatitis across heterogeneous landscapes: an application of landscape connectivity and AI in disease ecology - (Abstract Only)
Savoy, H., Peters, D.C., Elias, E.H., Pelzel-McCluskey, A., Rodriguez, L.L., Derner, J.D., McVey, D.S. 2019. Factors determining spread of Vesicular Stomatitis across heterogeneous landscapes: an application of landscape connectivity and AI in disease ecology [abstract]. Ecological Society of America Abstracts. August 11-16, 2019, Louisville, Kentucky.
Spatio-temporal variation of crop loss in the United States from 2001 to 2016 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reyes, J.T., Elias, E.H. 2019. Spatio-temporal variation of crop loss in the United States from 2001 to 2016. Environmental Research Letters. 14:074017. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/ab1ac9.
Using machine learning to model complex landscapes: predicting the geographic range of Vesicular Stomatitis across the western United States - (Abstract Only)
Grass-Cast: a new tool to inform drought management in the West - (Abstract Only)
Islands of resilience: Community challenges and responses to the 2018 Colorado Plateau exceptional drought - (Abstract Only)
Elias, E.H., Steele, C., Reyes, J.T., Brown, D.P., Behery, S., Weight, E. 2019. Islands of resilience:Community challenges and responses to the 2018 Colorado Plateau exceptional drought [abstract]. Universities Council on Water Resources 2019 Conference, June 11-13, 2019, Snowbird, Utah.
Observed changes in Upper Rio Grande snowpack water storage and snowmelt timing: 1980 to 2018 - (Abstract Only)
Elias, E.H., James, D.K., Heimel, S. 2019. Observed changes in Upper Rio Grande snowpack water storage and snowmelt timing: 1980 to 2018 [abstract]. Universities Council on Water Resources 2019 Conference, June 11-13, 2019, Snowbird, Utah.
Recent streamflow declines and snow drought in the Upper Rio Grande tributary basins - (Abstract Only)
Steele, C., Elias, E.H., Reyes, J.T. 2019. Recent streamflow declines and snow drought in the Upper Rio Grande tributary basins [abstract]. Universities Council on Water Resources 2019 Conference, June 11-13, 2019, Snowbird, Utah.
Using ecological site information to develop drought response strategies - (Abstract Only)
Brown, J., Reyes, J.T., Elias, E.H., Steele, C., Wyndham, A. 2019. Using ecological site information to develop drought response strategies. Universities Council on Water Resources. June 11-13, 2019, Snowbird, Utah.
California 4th climate change assessment: Bay area regional report ()
Ackerly, D., Jones, A., Stacey, M., Chang, J., Riordan, B., Rhoades, A., Wehner, M., Barnard, P., Torregrosa, A., Piette, M., Moura, S., Radke, J., Biging, G., Waddell, P., Nelson, K., Stokes-Draut, J., Brooks, A., Beissinger, S., Mann, M., Moritz, M., Herbold, B., Grenier, L., Steenwerth, K.L., Elias, E.H., Silver, W., Micheli, L. 2019. California 4th climate change assessment: Bay area regional report. Government Publication/Report. none.
Climate change impacts on wind and water erosion on US rangelands Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Edwards, B.L., Webb, N.P., Brown, D.P., Elias, E.H., Peck, D.E., Pierson Jr, F.B., Williams, C.J., Herrick, J.E. 2019. Climate change impacts on wind and water erosion on US rangelands. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 74(4):405-418. https://doi.org/10.2489/jswc.74.4.405.
Resilient agroecosystems session - (Abstract Only)
Elias, E.H., Reyes, J.T., Steele, C., Johnson, R., Steele, R. 2018. Resilient agroecosystems session [abstract]. American Geophysical Union. December 10-14, 2018, Washington, DC.
The fourth national climate assessment, Chapter 25: Southwest - (Abstract Only)
Gonzalez, P., Garfin, G., Breshears, D., Broks, K., Elias, E.H., Huntly, N., Maldonado, J., Mantua, N., Margolis, H., Udall, B. 2018. The fourth national climate assessment, Chapter 25: Southwest. Fall Meeting 2018 American Geophysical Union, December 10-14, 2018, Washington, DC. https://www.essoar.org/doi/abs/10.1002/essoar.10500376.1.
Developing a predictive model for vesicular stomatitis: a USDA-ARS grand challenge - (Proceedings)
Contributions of hydrology to Vesicular Stomatitis Virus emergence in the western United States Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Elias, E.H., McVey, D.S., Peters, D.C., Derner, J.D., Pelzel-McCluskey, A., Schrader, T.S., Rodriguez, L.L. 2018. Contributions of hydrology to Vesicular Stomatitis Virus emergence in the western United States. Ecosystems. 22:416-433. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10021-018-0278-5.
An integrated view of complex landscapes: A big data-model integration approach to transdisciplinary science Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.org/10.1093/biosci/biy069.
Cascading impacts of climate change on southwestern US cropland agriculture Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Steele, C., Reyes, J.T., Elias, E.H., Aney, S., Rango, A. 2018. Cascading impacts of climate change on southwestern US cropland agriculture. Climatic Change. 148:437-450. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10584-018-2220-4.
Reducing Risk and Building Resilience through Collaborative and Interdisciplinary Agroecosystem Networks Session Proposal ()
Agricultural Production Risk in a Changing Climate: Assessing Causes of Loss Using Crop Insurance Data - (Abstract Only)
Reyes, J.T., Eischens, A., Shilts, M., Williamson, J., Elias, E.H. 2018. Agricultural Production Risk in a Changing Climate: Assessing Causes of Loss Using Crop Insurance Data [abstract]. 103rd Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, August 5-10, 2018, New Orleans, Louisiana p. 254-3.
How do Progressively Warming Temperatures Impact Runoff Volume and Streamflow Timing in Rio Grande Watersheds? - (Abstract Only)
Elias, E.H., Smith, R., Steele, C., Rango, A. 2018. How do Progressively Warming Temperatures Impact Runoff Volume and Streamflow Timing in Rio Grande Watersheds [abstract]. 86th Annual Western Snow Conference, April 16-19, 2018, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Relationships among snow depth, snow water equivalent, streamflow and virus activity in two Colorado watersheds (2004 to 2016) - (Abstract Only)
Ward, D., Elias, E.H., Peters, D.C., Pelzel-Mccluskey, A., Derner, J.D., Mcvey, D.S., Rodriguez, L.L. 2018. Relationships among snow depth, snow water equivalent, streamflow and virus activity in two Colorado watersheds (2004 to 2016) [abstract]. 86th Annual Western Snow Conference Proceedings, April 16-19, 2018, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Toward Accessible, Discoverable, and Usable Crop Insurance Data: Multi-scale Analysis and Visualization of Cause of Loss - (Abstract Only)
Reyes, J.T., Eischens, A., Shilts, M., Williamson, J., Elias, E.H. 2018. Toward Accessible, Discoverable, and Usable Crop Insurance Data: Multi-scale Analysis and Visualization of Cause of Loss [abstract]. 16th Annual Climate Prediction Applications Science Workshop (CPASW), May 22-24, 2018, Fargo, North Dakota.
Southwest US dust monitoring and mitigation symposium - (Abstract Only)
Elias, E.H., Brown, D.P., Smarik, S., Webb, N., Dubois, D. 2018. Southwest US dust monitoring and mitigation symposium [abstract]. 73rd Soil and Water Conservation Society International Annual Conference, July 29-August 1, 2018, Albuquerque, New Mexico. p. 14-15.
Uncertainty of water budget closure across the Long-Term Agroecosystems Research network - (Abstract Only)
Baffaut, C., Brooks, E., Pierson Jr, F.B., Demaria, E.M., Goodrich, D.C., Elias, E.H., Hoover, D.L., Liebig, M.A., Moriasi, D.N., Harmel, R.D., Smith, D.R., Okalebo, J.A., Moorman, T.B., Yasarer, L.M., Hamilton, S.K., Bosch, D.D., King, K.W., Saha, A.K., Buda, A.R., Mccarty, G.W. 2018. Uncertainty of water budget closure across the Long-Term Agroecosystems Research network. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 29-Auguast 1, 2018, Detroit, Michigan. Paper #1800938.
Varying Geospatial Analyses to Assess Climate Risk and Adaptive Capacity in a Hotter, Drier Southwestern United States - (Abstract Only)
Elias, E.H., Reyes, J.T., Steele, C., Rango, A. 2017. Varying Geospatial Analyses to Assess Climate Risk and Adaptive Capacity in a Hotter, Drier Southwestern United States [abstract]. American Geophysical Union. December 11-15, 2017, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Vulnerability of field crops to midcentury temperature changes and yield effects in the Southwestern USA Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Elias, E.H., Marklein, A., Abatzoglou, J.T., Dialesandro, J., Brown, J., Steele, C., Rango, A., Steenwerth, K.L. 2017. Vulnerability of field crops to midcentury temperature changes and yield effects in the Southwestern USA. Journal of Climate Change. 148(3):405-417. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10584-017-2108-8.
Assessing Climate Risk on Agricultural Production: Insights Using Retrospective Analysis of Crop Insurance and Climatic Trends - (Abstract Only)
Reyes, J.T., Eischens, A., Shilts, M., Wiliamson, J., Elias, E.H. 2017. Assessing Climate Risk on Agricultural Production: Insights Using Retrospective Analysis of Crop Insurance and Climatic Trends [abstract]. American Geophysical Union. December 11-15, 2017, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Regional services in a research context: USDA climate hubs in the agricultural research service - (Abstract Only)
Elias, E.H., Brown, D.P., Ostoja, S.M., Peck, D.E., Todey, D.P. 2017. Regional services in a research context: USDA climate hubs in the agricultural research service [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Available at: https://scisoc.confex.com/scisoc/2017am/webprogram/Paper108203.html.
Regional services in a research context: USDA Climate Hubs in the Agricultural Research Service - (Abstract Only)
Elias, E.H., Brown, D.A., Ostoja, S.M., Peck, D.E., Todey, D.P., Rango, A. 2017. Regional services in a research context: USDA Climate Hubs in the Agricultural Research Service [abstrasct]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. October 22-25, 2017, Tampa, Florida, 357-1.
Evaluating MODIS snow products for modelling snowmelt runoff: case study of the Rio Grande headwaters Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Steele, C., Dialesandro, J., James, D.K., Elias, E.H., Rango, A., Bleiweiss, M. 2017. Evaluating MODIS snow products for modelling snowmelt runoff: case study of the Rio Grande headwaters. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation. 63:234-243. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jag.2017.08.007.
Hydrologic budgets across the Long-Term Agroecosystems Research network - (Abstract Only)
Baffaut, C., Brooks, E., Pierson Jr, F.B., Demaria, E.M., Goodrich, D.C., Elias, E.H., Hoover, D.L., Liebig, M.A. 2017. Hydrologic budgets across the Long-Term Agroecosystems Research network [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, October 22-25, 2017, Tampa, Florida. Available: https://scisoc.confex.com/crops/2017am/recordingredirect.cgi/id/30981.
County-level climate change information to support decision-making on working lands within USDA Climate Hub regions Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Elias, E.H., Schrader, T., Abatzoglou, J.T., James, D.K., Crimmins, M., Weiss, J., Rango, A. 2017. County-level climate change information to support decision-making on working lands within USDA Climate Hub regions. Climatic Change. 148(3):355-369. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10584-017-2040-y.
Insights on drought and long-term climatic trends: Retrospective analyses of crop insurance data - (Abstract Only)
Reyes, J.T., Eischens, A., Shilts, M., Elias, E.H., Steele, R. 2017. Insights on drought and long-term climatic trends: Retrospective analyses of crop insurance data [abstract]. Agronomy Society of America, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America Meeting. October 22-25, 2017, Tampa Florida, 83-3.
Vulnerability of California specialty crops to projected mid-century temperature changes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kerr, A.C., Dialesandro, J., Steenwerth, K.L., Lopez-Brody, N., Elias, E.H. 2017. Vulnerability of California specialty crops to projected mid-century temperature changes. Climatic Change. 148(3):419-436. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10584-017-2011-3.
Regional services in a research context: USDA Climate Hubs in the USDA Agricultural Research Service - (Abstract Only)
Brown, D.P., Elias, E.H., Ostoja, S.M., Peck, D.E., Todey, D.P. 2017. Regional services in a research context: USDA Climate Hubs in the USDA Agricultural Research Service [abstract]. Proceedings of the American Meteorological Society Conference on Applied. American Meteorological Society 23rd Conference on Applied Climatology, June 26-28, 2017, Asheville, North Carolina. Available at: . https://ams.confex.com/ams/23Applied/webprogram/Paper318812.html.
Insights on drought and long-term climatic trends: Retrospective analyses of RMA cause of loss data - (Abstract Only)
Reyes, J.T., Eischens, A., Shilts, M., Elias, E.H., Steele, R. 2017. Insights on drought and long-term climatic trends: Retrospective analyses of RMA cause of loss data. University Council on Water Resources / National Institute of Water Resources Annual Conference, Fort Collins, CO. June 13-15, 2017. http://ucowr.org/files/2017_Conference/program/2017_UCOWR_Conf_Prelim_Program_051717b.pdf
Coping with historic drought in California rangelands: Developing a more effective institutional response Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brown, J., Alvarez, P., Byrd, K., Deswood, H., Elias, E.H., Spiegal, S.A. 2017. Coping with historic drought in California rangelands: Developing a more effective institutional response. Rangelands. 39:73-78. doi:10.1016/j.rala.2017.01.002.
Do climate model predictions agree with long-term precipitation trends in the arid southwestern United States? - (Abstract Only)
Elias, E.H., Rango, A., James, D.K., Maxwell, C.J., Anderson, J., Abatzoglou, J. 2016. Do climate model predictions agree with long-term precipitation trends in the arid southwestern United States [abstract]? American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. December 12-16, 2016, San Francisco, California.
Ensuring coordination and collaboration across climate science entities: toward effective stakeholder engagement for science-informed decisions - (Abstract Only)
Elias, E.H., Steele, C., Rango, A., Reyes, J.T., Langston, M., Johnson, K., Rice, J. 2016. Ensuring coordination and collaboration across climate science entities: toward effective stakeholder engagement for science-informed decisions [abstract]. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. December 12-16, 2016, San Francisco, California.
Impact of climate change on projected runoff from mountain snowpack of the King’s Rivershed in California - (Abstract Only)
Dialesandro, J., Elias, E.H., Steele, C., Rango, A. 2016. Impact of climate change on projected runoff from mountain snowpack of the King’s Rivershed in California [abstract]. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. December 12-16, 2016, San Francisco, California.
Vulnerabilities of southwestern U.S. rangeland-based animal agriculture to climate change Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Havstad, K.M., Brown, J.R., Estell, R.E., Elias, E.H., Rango, A., Steele, C. 2018. Vulnerabilities of southwestern U.S. rangeland-based animal agriculture to climate change . Climatic Change. 148:371-386. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10584-016-1834-7.
Assessing Crop Vulnerability to Climate Change: A Southwest Perspective - (Abstract Only)
Steele, C., Rango, A., Elias, E.H., Reyes, J.T. 2016. Assessing Crop Vulnerability to Climate Change: A Southwest Perspective [absract]. 2016 ASA - CSSA- SSSA Conference. November 6-9, 2016, Phoenix, AZ. Abstract #102477.
Climate change, agriculture and water resources in the Southwestern United States Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Elias, E.H., Rango, A., Smith, R., Maxwell, C.J., Steele, C., Havstad, K.M. 2016. Climate change, agriculture and water resources in the Southwestern United States. Journal of Contemporary Water Research and Education. 158:46-61.
Impacts of forest to urban land conversion and ENSO phase on water quality of a public water supply reservoir Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Elias, E.H., Rodiguez, A., Srivastava, P., Dougherty, M., James, D.K., Smith, R. 2016. Impacts of forest to urban land conversion and ENSO phase on water quality of a public water supply reservoir. Forests. 7, 29.
The Land-Potential Knowledge System (LandPKS): mobile apps and collaboration for optimizing climate change investments Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Herrick, J.E., Beh, A., Barrios, E., Coetzee, M., Bouvier, I., Dent, D., Elias, E.H., Hengl, T., Karl, J.W., Liniger, H., Matuszak, J., Neff, J., Ndungu, L., Obersteiner, M., Shepard, K., Urama, K., Van Den Bosch, R., Webb, N. 2016. The Land-Potential Knowledge System (LandPKS): mobile apps and collaboration for optimizing climate change investments. Ecosystem Health and Sustainability. 2(3):e01209.
Coping with historic drought in California rangelands - (Abstract Only)
Brown, J., Alvarez, P., Deswood, H., Elias, E.H., Spiegal, S.A. 2016. Coping with historic drought in California rangelands [abstract]. California Rangeland Coalition Conference, January 21, 2016, Davis, CA.
Impacts of projected mid-century temperatures on thermal regimes for select specialty and fieldcrops common to the southwestern U.S. - (Abstract Only)
Elias, E., Brody-Lopez, N., Dialesandro, J., Steele, C., Rango, A. 2015. Impacts of projected mid-century temperatures on thermal regimes for select specialty and fieldcrops common to the southwestern U.S. [abstract]. American Geophysical Union 2015 Fall Meeting, December 14-18, 2015, San Francisco, CA. GC13D-1186.
Climate change and the water cycle: A new southwest regional climate hub curriculum unit for 6th-12th grade students - (Abstract Only)
Steele, C., Elias, E.H., Bestelmeyer, S., Haan-Amato, S., Deswood, H., Rango, A., Havstad, K.M. 2015. Climate change and the water cycle: A new southwest regional climate hub curriculum unit for 6th-12th grade students (abstract). 2015 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, December 14-18, 2015. San Francisco, CA. ED33A-0935.
Dust-on-snow and the timing of peak streamflow in the upper Rio Grande - (Abstract Only)
Steele, C., Elias, E.H., Moffitt, A., Beltran, I., Rango, A. 2015. Dust-on-snow and the timing of peak streamflow in the upper Rio Grande [abstract]. American Geophysical Union 2015 Fall Meeting, December 14-18, 2015, San Franciso, CA. C13A 0797.
Connecting stakeholders and climate science: A summary of farmer, rancher, and forester climate data needs and climate change attitudes - (Abstract Only)
Rango, A., Crimmins, M., Elias, E.H., Steele, C., Weiss, J. 2015. Connecting stakeholders and climate science: A summary of farmer, rancher, and forester climate data needs and climate change attitudes [abstract]. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, December 14-18, 2015, San Francisco, CA. PA13A-2174.
Impact of climate change on water quality of an impaired New Mexico river - (Abstract Only)
Elias, E.H., James, D.K., Rango, A., Steele, C., Smith, R., Mejia, J. 2015. Impact of climate change on water quality of an impaired New Mexico river [astract]. New Mexico Water Conference, October 9, 2015, Taos, NM. Poster Abstract 40.
Tools for adaptation and mitigation of climate change on southwestern working-lands - (Abstract Only)
Elias, E.H., Rango, A., Steele, C., Havstad, K.M., Brown, J., Smith, R. 2015. Tools for adaptation and mitigation of climate change on southwestern working-lands [abstract]. New Mexico Water Conference, October 9, 2015, Taos, NM. Poster No. 39.
Thin scale ecohydrological data and relations at semi-arid regions: a methodological approach - (Abstract Only)
Rossi, M.J., Ares, J.O., Fernald, A., Rango, A., Elias, E.H. 2015. Thin scale ecohydrological data and relations at semi-arid regions: a methodological approach [abstract]. New Mexico Water Conference, October 9, 2015, Taos, NM. Poster No. 36.
Southwest regional climate hub and California subsidiary hub assessment of climate change vulnerability and adaptation and mitigation strategies ()
Elias, E.H., Steel, C., Havstad, K.M., Steenwerth, K.L., Chambers, J., Deswood, H., Rango, A., Kerr, A., Schwartz, M., Stine, P., Steele, R. 2015. Southwest regional climate hub and California subsidiary hub assessment of climate change vulnerability and adaptation and mitigation strategies. United States Department of Agriculture, 76 pp.
Climate change, diversified agriculture and adaptive capacity in Hawaii - (Abstract Only)
Steele, C., Elias, E.H., Rango, A., Havstad, K.M. 2015. Climate change, diversified agriculture and adaptive capacity in Hawaii. [abstract]. NOAA National Weather Service 13th Annual Climate Predictions Workshop, March 24-26, 2015, Las Cruces, NM.
Climate change effects in the southwestern states of New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, Nevada, California and Hawaii - (Proceedings)
Rango, A., Steele, C., Elias, E.H., Havstad, K.M. 2015. Climate change effects in the southwestern states of New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, Nevada, California and Hawaii [abstract]. Proceedings of the National Association of Environmental Professionals. April 13-16, 2015. Honolulu, HI.
Impacts of climate change on Southwestern working lands and water resources: a report from the inaugural year of the USDA Southwest climate hub - (Proceedings)
Elias, E.H., Rango, A., Havstad, K.M., Steele, C. 2015. Impacts of climate change on Southwestern working lands and water resources: a report from the inaugural year of the USDA Southwest climate hub. Conference Proceedings 2015 UCOWR/NIWR/CUAHSI Annual Conference. Water is Not for Gambling: Utilizing Science to Reduce Uncertainty. June 16-18, 2015. Henderson, NV. Session 16, Climate Change I. pg. 59-63.
Vulnerabilities and adaptive capacities of selected southwestern crops to climate change - (Abstract Only)
Elias, E.H., Rango, A., Steele, C., Havstad, K.M. 2015. Vulnerabilities and adaptive capacities of selected southwestern crops to climate change [abstract]. Climate Prediction Applications Science Workshop (CPASW). March 24-26, 2015. Las Cruces, NM.
USDA Southwest climate hub for climate change - (Abstract Only)
Rango, A., Steele, C., Elias, E.H., Havstad, K.M. 2015. USDA Southwest climate hub for climate change [abstract]. Climate Prediction Applications Science Workshop (CPASW). March 24-16, 2015. Las Cruces, NM.
Climate programs update: USDA Southwest Regional Climate Hub update - (Abstract Only)
Elias, E.H. 2015. Climate programs update: USDA Southwest Regional Climate Hub update [abstract]. Great Basin Consortium Conference. February 17-19, 2015. Boise Idaho. http://environment.unr.edu/consortium/downloads/GBC%202015%20Conference%20Program_Final.pdf.
Satellite observations of ground water changes in New Mexico - (Abstract Only)
Schmugge, T., Elias, E., Rodell, M., Rango, A. 2014. Satellite observations of ground water changes in New Mexico [abstract]. 59th Annual New Mexico Water Conference. November 18-19, 2014. Santa Fe, NM.