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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGIES FOR CONSERVATION OF WESTERN RANGELANDS

Location: Range Management Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Hyper-temporal remote sensing for digital soil mapping: Characterizing soil-vegetation response to climatic variability - (Peer reviewed journal)

Improved estimation of nitrogen uptake in grasslands using the nitrogen dilution curve - (Peer reviewed journal)

Critical evaluations of vegetation cover measurement techniques: a response to Thacker et al. (2015) - (Peer reviewed journal)

A note on the stochastic nature of particle cohesive force and implications to threshold friction velocity for aerodynamic dust entrainment - (Peer reviewed journal)
Shao, Y., Klose, M. 2016. A note on the stochastic nature of particle cohesive force and implications to threshold friction velocity for aerodynamic dust entrainment. Aeolian Research. 22:123-125.

Assessment of USDA-NRCS Rangeland Conservation Programs: Recommendation for an Evidence-based Conservation Platform - (Peer reviewed journal)

A toolkit for ecosystems ecologists in the time of big science - (Peer reviewed journal)

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.

Completing the land resource hierarchy - (Abstract only)

Utilizing soil polypedons to improve model performance for digital soil mapping - (Abstract only)

Climate change, agriculture and water resources in the Southwestern United States - (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.

Rangeland Ecosystem Services: Nature's Supply and Human's Demands - (Book / chapter)

Grazing lands in Sub-Saharan Africa and their potential role in climate change mitigation: What we do and don’t know - (Peer reviewed journal)
Milne, E., Aynekulu, E., Bationo, A., Batjes, N.H., Boone, R., Conant, R., Davies, J., Hanan, N., Hoag, D., Herrick, J.E., Knausenberger, W., Neely, C., Njoka, J., Ngugi, M., Parton, B., Paustian, K., Reid, R., Said, M., Shepherd, K., Swift, D., Thornton, P., Williams, S. 2016. Grazing lands in Sub-Saharan Africa and their potential role in climate change mitigation: What we do and don’t know. Environmental Development. 19:70-74.

Effects of exurban development on trophic interactions in a desert landscape - (Peer reviewed journal)

Can foraging behavior of Criollo cattle help increase agricultural production and reduce environmental impacts in the arid Southwest? - (Abstract only)
Spiegal, S.A., Estell, R.E., Cibils, A.F., Browning, D.M., Peinetti, H., James, D.K., Romig, K.B., Gonzalez, A.L. 2016. Can foraging behavior of Criollo cattle help increase agricultural production and reduce environmental impacts in the arid Southwest? [abstract] Ecological Society of America. Paper No. 62011.

Summary for policymakers: Unlocking the sustainable potential of land resources. Evaluation systems, strategies and tools - (Government publication)
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.

Unlocking the sustainable potential of land resources evaluation systems, strategies and tools. - (Book / chapter)
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.

The National Wind Erosion Research Network: Building a standardized long-term data resource for aeolian research, modeling and land management Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Webb, N.P., Herrick, J.E., Van Zee, J.W., Courtright, E.M., Hugenholtz, C.H., Zobeck, T.M., Okin, G., Barchyn, T.E., Billings, B.J., Boyd, R., Clingan, S., Cooper, B., Duniway, M., Derner, J.D., Fox, F.A., Havstad, K.M., Heilman, P., Laplante, V.K., Ludwig, N., Metz, L.J., Nearing, M.A., Norfleet, M., Pierson Jr, F.B., Sanderson, M.A., Sharratt, B.S., Steiner, J.L., Tatarko, J., Tedela, N., Toledo, D.N., Unnasch, R., Van Pelt, R.S., Wagner, L.E. 2016. The National Wind Erosion Research Network: Building a standardized long-term data resource for aeolian research, modeling and land management. Aeolian Research. 22:23-36.

The Land Potential Knowledge System: Application of earth observation data for sustainable land management - (Proceedings)
Ndungu, L.W., Herrick, J.E., Beh, A., Wahome, A., Sande, S. 2016. The Land Potential Knowledge System: Application of earth observation data for sustainable land management [abstract]. Conference Proceedings: Adaptation to Climate Change through Sustainable Land Management in Dry Lands of Kenya; Toward Improving Rural Livelihoods, June 1-4, 2016, Naivasha, Kenya.

A numerical study on dust devils with implications to global dust budget estimates - (Peer reviewed journal)
Klose, M., Shao, Y. 2016. A numerical study on dust devils with implications to global dust budget estimates. Aeolian Research. 22:47-58.

Use of a UAV-mounted video camera to assess feeding behavior of Raramuri Criollo cows - (Proceedings)
Nyamuryekung'e, S., Cibils, A., Estell, R.E., Gonzalez, A.L. 2016. Use of a UAV-mounted video camera to assess feeding behavior of Raramuri Criollo cows. In: Proceedings 10th International Rangeland Congress; The Future Management of Grazing and Wild Lands in a High-Tech World, July 16-22, 2016, Saskatchewan, Canada. pp. 1070-1072.

Direct effects dominate responses to climate perturbations in grassland plant communities - (Peer reviewed journal)
Chu, C., Kleinhesselink, A., Havstad, K.M., McClaran, M., Peters, D.C., Vermeire, L.T., Wei, H., Adler, P. 2016. Direct effects dominate responses to climate perturbations in grassland plant communities. Nature Communications. 7:11766.

Use of an unmanned aerial vehicle-mounted video camera to assess feeding behavior of Raramuri Criollo cows - (Peer reviewed journal)

Movement and spatial proximity patterns of rangeland-raised Raramuri Criollo cow-calf pairs - (Abstract only)
Nyamurekung'E, S., Cibils, A., Estell, R.E., Gonzalez, A.L., Roacho-Estrada, O., Rodriguez-Almeida, F.A. 2016. Movement and spatial proximity patterns of rangeland-raised Raramuri Criollo cow-calf pairs. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 94, E-Supple 5:39.

Interactions among climate and soil properties influence current and future geographic distribution of an invasive grass in the Chihuahuan Desert - (Abstract only)

Complex landscapes in the American Southwest: Under what conditions does desetification lead to novel ecosystems? - (Abstract only)
Peters, D.C., Archer, S.R., Sala, O., Havstad, K.M., Vivoni, E., Okin, G.S. 2016. Complex landscapes in the American Southwest: Under what conditions does desetification lead to novel ecosystems? [abstract]. 2016 Ecological Society of America Meetings, August 7-12, 2016, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Abstract # 61644.

Is desertification a dirty word? - (Abstract only)
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.

Effects of contrasting rooting distribution patterns on plant transpiration along a precipitation gradient - (Abstract only)
Gherardi, L.A., Sala, O.E., Peters, D.C. 2016. Effects of contrasting rooting distribution patterns on plant transpiration along a precipitation gradient [abstract]. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting 2016. August 7-12, 2016, Fort Lauderdale, FL. COS 18-10.

Does an understanding of ecosystems responses to rainfall pulses improve predictions of responses of drylands to climate change? - (Abstract only)
Sala, O., Gherardi, L., Peters, D.C., Reichmann, L.G. 2016. Does an understanding of ecosystems responses to rainfall pulses improve predictions of responses of drylands to climate change [abstract]? Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting 2016. August 7-12, 2016, Fort Lauderdale, FL. IGN 9-2.

Tipping points in rangeland social-ecological systems of the Southwest US: Past and present - (Abstract only)
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.

Grassland-shrubland state transitions in arid lands: Competition matters - (Abstract only)
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? - (Peer reviewed journal)

Deducing dust emission mechanisms from field measurements - (Abstract only)
Klose, M., Webb, N., Van Zee, J.W., Cooper, B., Van Pelt, R.S., Okin, G., Karl, J.W. 2016. Deducing dust emission mechanisms from field measurements [abstract]. 9th International Conference on Aeolian Research. July 4-8, 2016, Mildura, Australia. Abstract No.163.

Biophysical influences on the spatial distribution of fire in the desert grassland region of the southwestern USA - (Peer reviewed journal)

Effect of spatial image support in detecting long-term vegetation change from satellite time-series - (Peer reviewed journal)

The National Wind Erosion Research Network: Building a standardized long-term data resource for aeolian research, modeling and land management - (Abstract only)

A spatial dynamic framework for landscape-scale assessment of accelerated wind erosion in Australian rangelands - (Abstract only)
Aubault, H., Webb, N., Strong, C., Mctanish, G., Herrick, J.E. 2016. A spatial dynamic framework for landscape-scale assessment of accelerated wind erosion in Australian rangelands [abstract]. 9th International Conference on Aeolian Research. July 4-8, 2016, Mildura, Australia. Abstract No. 309.

Using shadow to reformulate wind erosion modelling, mapping and monitoring - (Abstract only)
Chappell, A., Webb, N. 2016. Using shadow to reformulate wind erosion modelling, mapping and monitoring [abstract]. 9th International Conference on Aeolian Research. July 4-8, 2016, Mildura, Australia, Abstract No. 204.

The National Wind Erosion Research Network: Building a standardized long-term data resource for aeolian research, modeling and land management - (Abstract only)
Webb, N., Herrick, J.E., Van Zee, J.W., Courtright, E.M., Cooper, B., Laplante, V.K. 2016. The National Wind Erosion Research Network: Building a standardized long-term data resource for aeolian research, modeling and land management [abstract]. 9th International Conference on Aeolian Research. July 4-8, 2016, Mildura, Australia. Abstract No. 305.

A spatial dynamic framework for landscape-scale assessment of accelerated wind erosion in Australian rangelands - (Abstract only)
Aubault, H., Webb, N., Strong, C., Mctanish, G., Herrick, J.E. 2016. A spatial dynamic framework for landscape-scale assessment of accelerated wind erosion in Australian rangelands [abstract]. 9th International Conference on Aeolian Research. July 4-8, 2016, Mildura, Australia. Abstract No. 309.

Using shadow to reformulate wind erosion modelling, mapping and monitoring - (Abstract only)
Chappell, A., Webb, N. 2016. Using shadow to reformulate wind erosion modelling, mapping and monitoring [abstract]. 9th International Conference on Aeolian Research. July 4-8, 2016, Mildura, Australia, Abstract No. 204.

Defoliation of Flourensia cernua (tarbush) with high-density mixed-species stocking Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Estell, R.E., Anderson, D.M., James, D.K. 2016. Defoliation of Flourensia cernua (tarbush) with high-density mixed-species stocking. Journal of Arid Environments. 130:62-67.

A long-term analysis of the historical dry boundary for the Great Plains of North America: Implications of climatic variability and climatic change on temporal and spatial patterns in soil moisture Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Salley, S.W., Sleezer, R., Bergstrom, R., Martin, P., Kelly, E. 2016. A Long-term analysis of the historical dry boundary for the Great Plains of North America: Implications of climatic variability and climatic change on temporal and spatial patterns in soil moisture. Geoderma. 274:104-113.

Options for decoupling economic growth from water use and water pollution: A report of the Water Working Group of the International Resource Panel Options for decoupling economic growth from water use and water pollution - (Other)

Landscape soil variability in relatively static and dynamic properties in arid and semi-arid ecosystems: do they matter for restoration? - (Abstract only)
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.

From wildlife biology to soil science, the USDA and the United Nations - (Abstract only)
Herrick, J.E. 2016. From wildlife biology to soil science, the USDA and the United Nations [abstract]. 2016 Ecological Society of America Meeting. August 7-12, 2016, Fort Lauderdale, FL. IGN 7-6.

Making soil health a part of rangeland management - (Peer reviewed journal)

Effect of light intensity and wavelength on concentration of plant secondary metabolites in the leaves of Flourensia cernua Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Estell, R.E., Fredrickson, E.L., James, D.K. 2016. Effect of light intensity and wavelength on concentration of plant secondary metabolites in the leaves of Flourensia cernua. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology. 65:108-114.

Mesquite seed density in fecal samples of Raramuri Criollo vs. Angus x Hereford cows grazing Chihuahuan Desert Rangeland - (Abstract only)

Vegetation selection by Angus crossbred vs. Raramuri Criollo nursing cows grazing Chihuauan Desert rangeland in summer - (Abstract only)

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.

Spatial probability models of fire in the desert grasslands of the southwestern USA - (Abstract only)
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.

Land degradation, monitoring, and adapting land management for sustainability - (Abstract only)
Herrick, J.E. 2016. Land degradation, monitoring, and adapting land management for sustainability. American Association for the Advancement of Science Meeting [abstract]. AAAS 2016 – American Association for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting, February 11-15, 2016, Washington, DC.

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.

Closing the water balance with cosmic-ray soil moisture measurements and assessing their relation to evapotranspiration in two semiarid watersheds Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Schreiner-Mcgraw, A., Vivoni, E., Mascaro, G., Franz, T. 2016. Closing the water balance with cosmic-ray soil moisture measurements and assessing their relation to evapotranspiration in two semiard watersheds. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. 20:329-345.

Range Ecosystems - (Book / chapter)
Spiegal, S.A., Huntsinger, L., Hopkinson, P., Bartolome, J. 2016. Range Ecosystems. In: Zavaleta E, Mooney HA (eds) Ecosystems of California. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press. p. 835-864.

Monitoring protocols: options, approaches, implementation, benefits - (Abstract only)
Karl, J.W., Herrick, J.E., Pyke, D.A. 2016. Monitoring protocols: options, approaches, implementation, benefits [abstract]. 69th Annual Meeting of the Society for Range Management. January 31-February 4, 2016, Corpus Christi, TX.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

From landscape to domain: Soils role in landscape classifications - (Abstract only)
Salley, S.W., Brown, J. 2016. From landscape to domain: Soils role in landscape classifications [abstract]. International Soil Modeling Consortium (ISMC) Inaugural Workshop. March 29-April 1, 2016, Austin, TX.

A method for testing land resource area concepts - (Abstract only)
Salley, S.W., Talbot, C., Brown, J. 2016. A method for testing land resource area concepts [abstract]. 69th Annual Society for Range Management Meeting, January 31-February 4, 2016, Corpus Christi, TX.

The Natural Resources Conservation Service land resource hierarchy and ecological sites Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Salley, S.W., Talbot, C.J., Brown, J. 2016. The Natural Resources Conservation Service land resource hierarchy and ecological sites. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 80(1):1-9.

LTAR linkages with other research networks: Capitalizing on network interconnections - (Abstract only)
Havstad, K.M. 2015. LTAR linkages with other research networks: Capitalizing on network interconnections [abstract]. American Geophysical Union 2015 Fall Meeting, December 14-18, 2015, San Francisco, CA. H51Q-06.

Development of the Long-Term Agro-ecosystem Research (LTAR) Network: Current status and future trends - (Abstract only)

Deriving empirical benchmarks from existing monitoring datasets for rangeland adaptive management - (Abstract only)
Stauffer, N., Karl, J.W., Mccord, S., Miller, S. 2016. Deriving empirical benchmarks from existing monitoring datasets for rangeland adaptive management [abstract]. 69th Annual Meeting of the Society for Range Management. January 31-February 4, 2016, Corpus Christi, TX.

winderosionnetwork.org – Portal to the National Wind Erosion Research Network - (Abstract only)
Webb, N.P., Herrick, J.E., Clingan, S., Cooper, B., Courtright, E.M., Laplante, V.K., Van Zee, J.W. 2015. winderosionnetwork.org – Portal to the National Wind Erosion Research Network [abstract]. American Geophysical UnionFall Meeting, San Francisco, CA December 14-18, 2015. p. EP43A-0963.

AERO: A decision support tool for wind erosion assessment in rangelands and croplands - (Abstract only)
Galloza, M.S., Webb, N., Herrick, J.E. 2015. AERO: A decision support tool for wind erosion assessment in rangelands and croplands [abstract]. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, December 14-18, 2015, San Francisco, CA. p. EP43A-0966.

Connecting long-term monitoring data from vegetation plots and remote sensing in the Southwestern USA - (Abstract only)
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 - (Abstract only)
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.

Numerical simulation of a dust event in northeastern Germany with a new dust emission scheme in COSMO-ART - (Peer reviewed journal)
Deetz, K., Klose, M., Kirchner, I., Cubasch, U. 2016. Numerical simulation of a dust event in northeastern Germany with a new dust emission scheme in COSMO-ART. Atmospheric Environment. 126:87-97.

Rapid genetic restoration of a keystone species exhibiting delayed demographic response - (Peer reviewed journal)
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.

Threshold wind velocity dynamics as a driver of aeolian sediment mas flux - (Peer reviewed journal)
Webb, N., Galloza, M.S., Zobeck, T.M., Herrick, J.E. 2016. Threshold wind velocity dynamics as a driver of aeolian sediment mas flux. Aeolian Research. 20:45-58.

From linear to generalized linear mixed models: A case study in repeated measures - (Abstract only)
James, D.K. 2016. From linear to generalized linear mixed models: A case study in repeated measures [abstract]. 2016 American Statistical Association (ASA) Conference on Statistical Practice. February 19, 2016, San Diego, CA.

Land Ecology Essay II: Thresholds, novel ecosystems, and the sanctity of history Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2015. Land Ecology Essay II: Thresholds, novel ecosystems, and the sanctity of history. Rangelands. 37:244-246.

Land Ecology Essay I: The siren song of the finish line Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Brown, J., Smith, D. 2015. Land Ecology Essay I: The siren song of the finish line. Rangelands. 37:241-243.

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.

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.

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.

A tribute to Michael R. Raupach for contributions to aeolian fluid dynamics Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Shao, Y., Nickling, W., Bergametti, G., Butler, H., Chappell, A., Findlater, P., Gillies, J., Ishizuka, M., Klose, M., Kok, J., Leys, J., Lu, H., Marticorena, B., Mctainsh, G., Neuman, C.M., Okin, G., Strong, C., Webb, N. 2015. A tribute to Michael R. Raupach for contributions to aeolian fluid dynamics. Aeolian Research. 19:37-54.

Monitoring protocols: options, approaches, implementation, benefits - (Book / chapter)

A hyper-temporal remote sensing protocol for detecting ecosystem disturbance, classifying ecological state, and assessing soil resilience - (Abstract only)
Maynard, J.J., Karl, J.W. 2015. A hyper-temporal remote sensing protocol for detecting ecosystem disturbance, classifying ecological state, and assessing soil resilience [abstract]. 2015 Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting. November 15-18, 2015, Minneapolis, MN. p. 39-17.

On quantifying active soil carbon using mid-infrared spectroscopy - (Abstract only)

Enhanced interannual precipitation variability increases plant functional diversity that in turn ameliorates negative impact on productivity - (Peer reviewed journal)
Gherardi, L.A., Sala, O.E. 2015. Enhanced interannual precipitation variability increases plant functional diversity that in turn ameliorates negative impact on productivity. Ecology Letters. 18:1293-1300.

Protocols for vegetation and habitat monitoring with unmanned aerial vehicles: linking research to management on US public lands - (Abstract only)
Karl, J.W., Gillan, J. 2015. Protocols for vegetation and habitat monitoring with unmanned aerial vehicles: linking research to management on US public lands [abstract]. 100th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America (ESA). August 9-14, 2015. Baltimore, MD. OOS-68-8.

Facilitating knowledge discovery and visualization through mining contextual data from published studies: lessons from JournalMap - (Abstract only)
Karl, J.W., Gillan, J. 2015. Facilitating knowledge discovery and visualization through mining contextual data from published studies: lessons from JournalMap [abstract]. 100th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America (ESA). August 9-14, 2015. Baltimore, MD. IGN 6-5.

Visualizing and quantifying microtopographic change of dryland landscapes from an unmanned aircraft system - (Abstract only)
Gillan, J., Karl, J.W. 2015. Visualizing and quantifying microtopographic change of dryland landscapes from an unmanned aircraft system [abstract]. 100th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America (ESA). August 9-14, 2015. Baltimore, MD. IGN 6-5. OPS 4-16.

Knowledge, Learning, Analysis System (KLAS) - (Abstract only)
Ramirez, G.A., Peters, D.C., Havstad, K.M., Cushing, J., Tweedie, C., Fuentes, O., Villanueva-Rosales, N. 2015. Knowledge, Learning, Analysis System (KLAS). [abstract]. 2015 LTER All Scientists Meeting, August 30-September 2, 2015. Estes Park, CO. Paper No. 242.

Explaining abrupt spatial transitions in agro-ecosystem responses to periods of extended drought - (Abstract only)
Burruss, D., Peters, D.C., Yao, J., Havstad, K.M., Scroogs, S.P. 2015. Explaining abrupt spatial transitions in agro-ecosystem responses to periods of extended drought [abstract]. 2015 LTER All Scientists Meeting, August 30-September 2, 2015. Estes Park, CO. Paper No. 237.

Projected future distribution of an invasive grass, Lehmann lovegrass in the Chihuahuan Desert - (Abstract only)
Yao, J., Peters, D.C. 2015. Projected future distribution of an invasive grass, Lehmann lovegrass, in the Chihuahuan Desert [Abstract]. 2015 LTER All Scientists Meeting, August 30-September 2, 2015. Estes Park, CO. Paper No. 120.

The Jornada Basin long term ecological research program - (Abstract only)
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.

Forecasting regional grassland and shrubland responses to directional changes in climate using multi-year dry or wet period - (Abstract only)
Peters, D.C., Yao, J., Burruss, N., Havstad, K.M., Sala, O., Derner, J.D., Hendrickson, J.R., Sanderson, M.A., Blair, J.M., Collins, S.L. 2015. Forecasting regional grassland and shrubland responses to directional changes in climate using multi-year dry or wet period [abstract]. 2015 LTER All Scientists Meeting, August 30 - September 2, 2015. Estes Park, CO. Paper No. 62

Forecasting regional grassland and shrubland responses to directional changes in climate using multi-year dry or wet periods - (Abstract only)
Peters, D.C., Yao, J., Burruss, N., Havstad, K.M., Sala, O., Derner, J.D., Hendrickson, J.R., Sanderson, M.A., Blair, J.M., Collins, S.L. 2015. Forecasting regional grassland and shrubland responses to directional changes in climate using multi-year dry or wet periods [abstract]. LTER 2015 All Scientists meeting, August 30 - September 2, 2015, Estes Park, CO.

Southwest regional climate hub and California subsidiary hub assessment of climate change vulnerability and adaptation and mitigation strategies - (Government publication)
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.

Application of spatial pedotransfer functions to understand soil modulation of vegetation response to climate - (Peer reviewed journal)
Levi, M.R., Schaap, M.G., Rasmussen, C. 2015. Application of spatial pedotransfer functions to understand soil modulation of vegetation response to climate. Vadose Zone Journal. 14(9):1-14.

Effects of Juniperus species and stage of maturity on nutritional, in vitro digestibility, and plant secondary compound characteristics - (Peer reviewed journal)
Stewart, W.C., Whitney, T.R., Scholljegerdes, E.J., Naumann, H.D., Cherry, N.M., Muir, J., Lambert, B., Walker, J.W., Adams, R.P., Welch, K.D., Gardner, D.R., Estell, R.E. 2015. Effects of Juniperus species and stage of maturity on nutritional, in vitro digestibility, and plant secondary compound characteristics. Journal of Animal Science. 93:4034-4047.

Hyperspectral surface reflectance data detect low moisture status of pecan orchards during flood irrigation Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Othman, Y., Steele, C., Vanleeuwen, D., St. Hilaire, T. 2015. Hyperspectral surface reflectance data detect low moisture status of pecan orchards during flood irrigation. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 140 (5):449-458.

A national wind erosion research network - (Abstract only)
Webb, N., Herrick, J.E., Hugenholtz, C., Zobeck, T.M., Okin, G. 2015. A national wind erosion research network [abstract]. 18th International Soil Conservation Organization Conference Abstracts. May 31-June 5, 2015, El Paso, Texas.

Can we use the past as a lens to the future? Using historic events to predict regional grassland and shrubland responses to multi-year drought or wet periods under climate change - (Abstract only)
Peters, D.C., Yao, J., Burruss, N., Havstad, K.M., Sala, O., Derner, J.D., Hendrickson, J.R., Sanderson, M.A., Blair, J.M., Collins, S.L. 2015. Can we use the past as a lens to the future? Using historic events to predict regional grassland and shrubland responses to multi-year drought or wet periods under climate change [abstract}. 100th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America (ESA). August 9-14, 2015. Baltimore, MD. COS 5-5.

Simulated distribution of an invasive grass, Lehmann lovegrass, in the Chihuahuan Desert under future climate scenarios - (Abstract only)
Yao, J., Peters, D.C. 2015. Simulated distribution of an invasive grass, Lehmann lovegrass, in the Chihuahuan Desert under future climate scenarios [abstract]. 100th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America (ESA). August 9-14, 2015. Baltimore, MD. PS 18-177.

The ecology of catastrophic events: understanding abrupt spatial transitions in susceptibility of grasslands and croplands to multi-year drought - (Abstract only)
Burruss, N., Peters, D.C., Yao, J., Havstad, K.M., Scroogs, S.P. 2015. The ecology of catastrophic events: understanding abrupt spatial transitions in susceptibility of grasslands and croplands to multi-year drought [abstract]. 100th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America (ESA). August 9-14, 2015. Baltimore, MD. PS 17-161.

Considerations for applying digital soil mapping to ecological sites - (Abstract only)
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.

Using JournalMap to link spatial information with ecological site descriptions - (Abstract only)

Enhanced precipitation variability decreases grass- and increases shrub-productivity - (Peer reviewed journal)
Gherardi, L.A., Sala, O.E. 2015. Enhanced precipitation variability decreases grass- and increases shrub-productivity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 112:12735-12740.

Using soils and land potential as a basis for land use decisions and conservation planning: A resilience-based strategy - (Abstract only)
Herrick, J.E. 2015. Using soils and land potential as a basis for land use decisions and conservation planning: A resilience-based strategy [abstract]. 100th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America (ESA). August 9-14, 2015. Baltimore, MD. OOS 31-5.

Assessing climate change impacts on water availability of snowmelt-dominated basins of the Upper Rio Grande Basin Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Elias, E., Rango, A., Steele, C., Mejia, J., Smith, R. 2015. Assessing climate change impacts on water availability of snowmelt-dominated basins of the Upper Rio Grande Basin. Journal of Hydrology. Regional Studies 3:525-546.

National assessment and critiques of state-and-transition models: The baby with the bathwater Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2015. National assessment and critiques of state-and-transition models: The baby with the bathwater. Rangelands. 37(3):125-129.

Preserving Heterogeneity and Consistency in Hydrological Model Inversions by Adjusting Pedotransfer Functions - (Abstract only)
Schaap, M.G., Zhang, Y., Xu, C., Levi, M.R., Rasmussen, C., Larsen, J. 2015. Preserving Heterogeneity and Consistency in Hydrological Model Inversions by Adjusting Pedotransfer Functions [abstract. 3rd Brazilian Soil Physics Meeting. May 4-8, 2015. Curitiba, Parana, Brazil.

Evaluating soil erodibility dynamics to improve estimates of wind erosion in drylands - (Abstract only)
Galloza, M.S., Webb, N.P., Zobeck, T.M., Herrick, J.E. 2015. Evaluating soil erodibility dynamics to improve estimates of wind erosion in drylands. [abstract]. 18th International Soil Conservation Organization Conference Abstracts. May 31-June 5, 2015, El Paso, Texas.

Effect of light intensity and wavelength on concentra¬tion of antiherbivory compounds in Flourensia cernua leaves - (Abstract only)
Estell, R.E., Fredrickson, E.L., James, D.K. 2015. Effect of light intensity and wavelength on concentra¬tion of antiherbivory compounds in Flourensia cernua leaves. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 93: Suppl. s3# W185/J:684.

Enhanced precipitation-variability effects on water losses and ecosystem functioning: Differential response of arid and mesic regions Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Sala, O.E., Gherardi, L.A., Peters, D.C. 2015. Enhanced precipitation-variability effects on water losses and ecosystem functioning: Differential response of arid and mesic regions. Climatic Change. 131:213-227.

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.

Historical perspectives and recommendations for revision of Agricultural Handbook 296 - (Abstract only)
Salley, S.W., Gronemeyer, P., Talbot, C., Brown, J. 2015. Historical perspectives and recommendations for revision of Agricultural Handbook 296 [abstract]. 2015 National Cooperative Soil Survey National Conference, Jun 7-11,2015, Duluth, MN. pg. 49 T-72.

Historical Perspectives and Recommendations for revision of the Agricultural Handbook 296 - (Other)
Salley, S.W., Talbot, C., Brown, J. 2015. Historical Perspectives and Recommendations for revision of the Agricultural Handbook 296 [abstract]. NRCS - NCSS Webinar Series. www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVTegM8vk5I.

Enhanced precipitation variability effects on water losses and ecosystem - (Peer reviewed journal)

Modifying landscape connectivity by reducing wind driven sediment redistribution, northern Chihuahuan Desert, USA Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Rachal, D.M., Okin, G.S., Alexander, C., Herrick, J.E., Peters, D.C. 2015. Modifying landscape connectivity by reducing wind driven sediment redistribution, northern Chihuahuan Desert, USA. Aeolian Research. 17:129-137.

Ecological challenges posed by climate uncertainty - (Popular publication)
Peters, D.C. 2015. Ecological challenges posed by climate uncertainty. The Economic and Financial Risks of a Changing Climate: Insights from Leading Experts. Workshop Retreat, Washington, DC, November 12, 2014. pg. 8.

Location, location, location: The influence of plant neighborhood configuration on grass-shrub interactions - (Abstract only)
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.

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.

The effects of urbanization on trophic interactions in a desert landscape - (Abstract only)
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 - (Abstract only)
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? - (Abstract only)
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.

Geography as destiny? Social and ecological resilience in rangelands of the American southwest - (Abstract only)
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.

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.

Weighing the costs of different errors when determining statistical significant during monitoring - (Abstract only)
Karl, J.W., Unnasch, R. 2015. Weighing the costs of different errors when determining statistical significant during monitoring [abstract]. 68th Annual Meeting for the Society for Range Management. January 31-February 6, 2015. Sacramento, CA.

Multiscale ecosystem monitoring: an application of scaling data to answer multiple ecological questions - (Abstract only)
Mccord, S., James, D.K., Wilson, D., Karl, J.W., Kachergis, E. 2015. Multiscale ecosystem monitoring: an application of scaling data to answer multiple ecological questions [abstract]. 68th Annual Meeting of the Society for Range Management. January 31-February 6, 2015 Sacramento, CA.

Using the best available data: integrating field data and remote sensing imagery to monitor rangelands - (Abstract only)
Mccord, S., Karl, J.W. 2015. Using the best available data: integrating field data and remote sensing imagery to monitor rangelands [abstract]. 68th Annual Meeting of the Society for Range Management. January 31-February 6, 2015. Sacramento, CA.

Using JournalMap to improve discovery and visualization of rangeland scientific knowledge - (Abstract only)
Gillan, J., Karl, J.W., Galera, A. 2015. Using JournalMap to improve discovery and visualization of rangeland scientific knowledge [abstract]. 68th Annual Meeting of the Society for Range Management. January 31-February 6, 2015. Sacramento, CA.

Spatially explicit rangeland erosion monitoring using high-resolution digital aerial imagery - (Peer reviewed journal)

State and transition models: Theory, applications, and challenges. In: Briske, D.D. Rangeland Systems: Processes, Management and Challenges - (Book / chapter)

Spatial scaling concepts as applied to the assessment and restoration of drylands - (Abstract only)
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.

Operationalizing resilience using state and transition models - (Abstract only)
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

Detecting long-term vegetation change in an arid rangeland ecosystem: Investigating effects of spatial image support within satellite time-series - (Abstract only)
Maynard, J.J., Karl, J.W., Browning, D.M. 2015. Detecting long-term vegetation change in an arid rangeland ecosystem: Investigating effects of spatial image support within satellite time-series [abstract]. 68th Annual Meeting of the Society for Range Management. January 31-February 2, 2015. Sacramento, CA.

A dryland ecologist’s mid-career retrospective on LTER and the science-management interface - (Book / chapter)

Tales from an LTER "Lifer" - (Book / chapter)

In-situ measurement of dust devil activity at La Jornada Experimental Range, New Mexico, USA - (Peer reviewed journal)
Lorenz, R., Neakrase, L.D., Anderson, J.P. 2015. In-situ measurement of dust devil activity at La Jornada Experimental Range, New Mexico, USA. Aeolian Research. 19:183-194.

Desertification, land use, and the transformation of global drylands Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
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.

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.

Grazing impacts on the susceptibility of rangelands to wind erosion: the effects of stocking rate, stocking strategy and land condition Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Aubault, H., Webb, N.P., Strong, C.L., Mctainsh, G.H., Leys, J.F., Scanlan, J.C. 2015. Grazing impacts on the susceptibility of rangelands to wind erosion: the effects of stocking rate, stocking strategy and land condition. Aeolian Research. 17:89-99.

Strategies to alleviate poverty and grassland degradation in Inner Mongolia: Intensification vs production efficiency of livestock Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Briske, D.D., Zhao, M., Han, G., Xiu, C., Kemp, D., Havstad, K.M., Willms, W., Kang, L., Wang, Z., Wu, J., Han, X., Bai, Y. 2015. Strategies to alleviate poverty and grassland degradation in Inner Mongolia: Intensification vs production efficiency of livestock. Journal of Environmental Management. 152:177-182.

Beyond desertification: New paradigms for dryland landscapes Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Peters, D.C., Havstad, K.M., Archer, S.R., Sala, O.E. 2015. Beyond desertification: New paradigms for dryland landscapes. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 13:4-12.

Connectivity in dryland landscapes: shifting concepts of spatial interactions Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Okin, G.S., Moreno-Delas Heras, M., Saco, P.M., Throop, H.L., Vivoni, E., Parsons, A.J., Wainwright, J., Peters, D.C. 2015. Connectivity in dryland landscapes: shifting concepts of spatial interactions. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 13:20-27.

Rangeland ecosystem services: shifting focus from supply to reconciling supply and demand Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Yahdjian, L., Sala, O., Havstad, K.M. 2015. Rangeland ecosystem services: shifting focus from supply to reconciling supply and demand. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 13:44-51.

Collaboration, interdisciplinary thinking, and communication: new approaches to K-12 ecology education Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Bestelmeyer, S.V., Elser, M., Spellman, K.V., Sparrow, E.B., Haan Amato, S., Keener, A. 2015. Collaboration, interdisciplinary thinking, and communication: new approaches to K-12 ecology education. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 13:37-43.

Legacy effects in linked ecological-soil-geomorphic systems of drylands Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Monger, H., Sala, O., Duniway, M.C., Goldfus, H., Meir, I.A., Poch, R.M., Throop, H., Vivoni, E.R. 2015. Legacy effects in linked ecological-soil-geomorphic systems of drylands. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 13:13-19.

Emerging technological and cultural shifts advancing drylands research and management Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Browning, D.M., Rango, A., Karl, J.W., Laney, C., Vivoni, E., Tweedie, C. 2015. Emerging technological and cultural shifts advancing drylands research and management. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 13:52-60.

The economics of Raramuri Criollo versus British crossbred cattle production in the Chihuahuan Desert - (Abstract only)
Diaz, J., Torell, L., Estell, R.E., Gonzalez, A.L., Cibils, A.F., Anderson, D.M. 2015. The economics of Raramuri Criollo versus British crossbred cattle production in the Chihuahuan Desert [abstract]. 68th Annual Society for Range Management, January 31-February 6, 2015, Sacramento, California. Abstract No. 17.

Vulnerabilities and adaptive capacities of southwest rangeland livestock production to climate change - (Abstract only)
Havstad, K.M., Elias, E., Steele, C., Rango, A. 2015. Vulnerabilities and adaptive capacities of southwest rangeland livestock production to climate change [abstract]. Climate Prediction Applications Science Workshop. March 23-25, 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.

Insights and challenges to Intergrating data from diverse ecological networks - (Abstract only)
Peters, D.C. 2014. Insights and challenges to Intergrating data from diverse ecological networks [abstract]. 2014 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. December 18, 2014, San Francisco, CA. U43A-04.

Collaborative adaptive landscape management (CALM) in rangelands: Discussion of general principles - (Abstract only)
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.

Linked hydrologic and social systems that support resilience of traditional irrigation communities Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Fernald, A., Guldan, S., Boykin, K., Cibils, A., Gonzales, M., Hurd, B., Lopez, S., Ochoa, C., Ortiz, M., Rivera, J., Rodriguez, S., Steele, C. 2015. Linked hydrologic and social systems that support resilience of traditional irrigation communities. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. 19:293-307.

Detection of honey mesquite leaves in cattle diets using fecal near infrared reflectance spectroscopy - (Abstract only)
Mayagoitia, P.E., Walker, J.W., Pittarello, M., Estell, R.E., Bailey, D.W. 2015. Detection of honey mesquite leaves in cattle diets using fecal near infrared reflectance spectroscopy [abstract]. 68th Annual Society for Range Management Meeting, January 31-February 6, 2015, Sacromento, California. Absract No. 305.

Application of the global Land-Potential Knowledge System (LandPKS) mobile apps to land degradation, restoration and climate change adaptation - (Abstract only)
Herrick, J.E., Acheampong, E., Beh, A., Beniston, J.W., Karl, J.W., Kimiti, D., Ndungu, L. 2015. Application of the global Land-Potential Knowledge System (LandPKS) mobile apps to land degradation, restoration and climate change [abstract]. UNCCD 3d Scientific Conference Book of Abstracts: “Combating desertifi cation/land degradation and drought for poverty reduction and sustainable development: the contribution of science, technology, traditional knowledge and practices”: March 9-12, 2015, Cancun, Mexico. 193-194.http://www.unccd.int/en/programmes/Science/Conferences/Documents/3sc_unccd_book-abstracts.pdf

JournalMap: Discovering location-relevant knowledge from published studies for sustainable land use, preventing degradation, and restoring landscapes - (Abstract only)
Karl, J.W., Herrick, J.E., Gillan, J. 2015. JournalMap: Discovering location-relevant knowledge from published studies for sustainable land use, preventing degradation, and restoring landscapes [abstract]. UNCCD 3rd Scientific Conference Book of Abstracts. p. 199-200. http://www.unccd.int/en/programmes/Science/Conferences/Documents/3sc_unccd_book-abstracts.pdf

Digital soil mapping as a tool for quantifying state-and-transition models - (Abstract only)
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 - (Peer reviewed journal)
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.

USDA southwest regional hub for adaptation to and mitigation of climate change - (Abstract only)
Rango, A., Elias, E., Steele, C., Havstad, K.M. 2014. USDA southwest regional hub for adaptation to and mitigation of climate change [abstract]. American Geophysical Union 2014 Fall Meeting. December 15-19, 2014. San Francisco, CA.

Simulated impact of climate change on hydrology of multiple watersheds using traditional and recommended snowmelt runoff model methodology - (Abstract only)
Elias, E., Rango, A., Steele, C., Mejia, J., Baca, R., James, D.K., Schrader, T.S. 2014. Simulated impact of climate change on hydrology of multiple watersheds using traditional and recommended snowmelt runoff model methodology [abstract]. American Geophysical Union 2014 Fall Meeting. December 15-19, 2014. San Francisco, CA.

Effects of grassland restoration efforts on mound-building ants in the Chihuahuan Desert Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
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 - (Peer reviewed journal)
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.

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.

Using goats and sheep to control juniper saplings: what we've learned - (Proceedings)
Cibils, A., Utsumi, S., Estell, R.E. 2014. Using goats and sheep to control juniper saplings: what we've learned. Proceedings, Corona Range and Livestock Research Center - 2014 Field Day, July 19, 2014, Corona, New Mexico. p. 11-12.

The NDVI: Back to basics - (Abstract only)
Steele, C., Smith, A., Browning, D.M. 2014. The NDVI: Back to basics [abstract]. American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA, December 15-19, 2014. Abstract B42C-01.

Disaggregation of soil map units for improved ecological site mapping in rangelands - (Abstract only)
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.

Calculating foraging area using gloal navigation satellite system (GNSS) technology Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Anderson, D.M., Estell, R.E., Schrader, T.S. 2014. Calculating foraging area using gloal navigation satellite system (GNSS) technology. Rangelands. 36(6):31-35.

Utah juniper and two-needle piñon reduction alters fuel - (Peer reviewed journal)

Australian net (1950s-1990) soil organic carbon erosion: implications for CO2 emission and land-atmosphere modelling Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Chappel, A., Webb, N.P., Rossel, R.V., Vui, E. 2014. Australian net (1950s-1990) soil organic carbon erosion: implications for CO2 emission and land-atmosphere modelling. Biogeosciences. 11:5235-5244.

Quantifying soil and critical zone variability in a forested catchment through digital soil mapping Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Holleran, M., Levi, M.R., Rasmussen, C. 2015. Quantifying soil and critical zone variability in a forested catchment through digital soil mapping. Soil. 1:47-64.

Climate change risks to our snowmelt water supply and possible adaptation responses in the southwest U.S. - (Proceedings)

Predicting risk of invasive species occurrence - remote-sesning strategies - (Government publication)
Young, K., Schrader, T.S. 2014. Predicting risk of invasive species occurrence - remote-sesning strategies. Scientific Investigations Report 2012-5162 Early Detection of Invasive Plants-Principles and Practices p. 59-77.

Spatial distribution and risk assessment of Johnsongrass (sorghum halepense) in Big Bend National Park, Texas - (Government publication)
Young, K., Schrader, T.S. 2014. Spatial distribution and risk assessment of Johnsongrass (sorghum halepense) in Big Bend National Park, Texas. Scientific Investigations Report 2012-5162. Early Detection of Invasive Plants-Principles and Practices p. 161-168.

Predicting total organic carbon load with El Nino southern oscillation phase using hybrid and fuzzy logic approaches - (Peer reviewed journal)

Sage-grouse habitat assessment framework: multi-scale habitat assessment tool - (Government publication)
Stiver, S.J., Rinkes, E., Naugle, D.E., Makela, P.D., Nance, D.A., Karl, J.W. 2015. Sage-grouse habitat assessment framework: multi-scale habitat assessment tool.Technical Reference 6710-1. Bureau of Land Management and Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, Denver, Colorado.

Resilience in ecology: abstraction, distraction, or where the action is? Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
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? - (Trade journal)
Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2014. Overgrazing- How far are we from passing the tipping point of turning our rangelands into desert?. Mongolian Herder. 16:28.

Investigating biochar as a tool for mine soil remediation - (Abstract only)
Johnson, M.G., Maynard, J.J., Nico, P.S. 2014. Investigating biochar as a tool for mine soil remediation [abstract]. National Conference on Mining-Influenced Waters: Approaches for Characterization, Source Control and Teatment. August 12-14, 2014, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Deforestation of "degraded" rangelands: The Argentine Chaco enters the next stage of the Anthropocene Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2014. Deforestation of "degraded" rangelands: The Argentine Chaco enters the next stage of the Anthropocene . Rangelands. 36:36-39.

Virtual herding for flexible livestock management - a review Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Anderson, D.M., Estell, R.E., Ivey, S., Holechek, J.L., Smith, G.B. 2014. Virtual herding for flexible livestock management - a review. The Rangeland Journal. 36:205-221.

Disaggregation of Soil Map Units for Improved Ecological Site Mapping in Rangelands - (Abstract only)
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.

Interpretation of high-resolution imagery for detecting vegetation cover composition change after fuels reduction treatments in woodlands Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Karl, J.W., Gillan, J., Barger, N.N., Herrick, J.E., Duniway, M.C. 2014. Interpretation of high-resolution imagery for detecting vegetation cover composition change after fuels reduction treatments in woodlands. Ecological Indicators. 45:570-578.

A multi-scale, hierarchial model of pulse dynamics in arid-land ecosystems Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Collins, S.L., Belnap, J., Grimm, N.B., Rudgers, J.A., Dahm, C.N., D'Odorico, P., Livak, M., Natvig, D.O., Peters, D.C., Potman, W.T., Sinsabaugh, R.L., Wolf, B.O. 2014. A multi-scale, hierarchial model of pulse dynamics in arid-land ecosystems. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics. 45:397-419.

Root traits and soil properties in harvested perennial grassland, annual wheat, and never-tilled annual wheat - (Peer reviewed journal)

Harnessing the power of big data: infusing the scientific method with machine learning to transform ecology Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Peters, D.C., Havstad, K.M., Cushing, J., Tweedie, C., Fuentes, O., Villanueva-Rosales, N. 2014. Harnessing the power of big data: Infusing the scientific method with machine learning to transform ecology. Ecosphere. 5(6) Article 67.

Landscape restoration supports genetic connectivity among populations of a keystone species - (Abstract only)
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.

Cross-scale perspectives on patterns and environmental cues driving plant phenology in an arid upland grassland - (Abstract only)

The public water supply protection value of forests: A watershed-scale ecosystem services based upon total organic carbon Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Elias, E., Leband, D., Dougherty, M., Lockaby, G., Srivastava, P., Rodriguez, H. 2014. The public water supply protection value of forests: A watershed-scale ecosystem services based upon total organic carbon. Open Journal of Ecology. 4:517-531.

Multi-scale ecosystem monitoring: an application of scaling data to answer multiple ecological questions - (Abstract only)

Quantifying accelerated soil erosion through ecological site-based assessments of wind and water erosion - (Proceedings)
Webb, N., Herrick, J.E., Duniway, M. 2014. Quantifying accelerated soil erosion through ecological site-based assessments of wind and water erosion. Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Aeolian Research (ICAR VIII), July 21-25, 2014, Lanzhou, China. p. 357.

Roughness configuration matters for aeolian sediment flux - (Proceedings)
Webb, N., Okin, G., Brown, S. 2014. Roughness configuration matters for aeolian sediment flux. Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Aeolian Research (ICAR VIII), July 21-25, 2014, Lanzhou, China. p. 12.

A National Wind Erosion Monitoring Network to support and all-lands wind erosion model - (Proceedings)
Webb, N., Herrick, J.E., Hugenholtz, C., Okin, G., Zobeck, T.M. 2014. A National Wind Erosion Monitoring Network to support and all-lands wind erosion model. Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Aeolian Research (ICAR VIII), July 21-25, 2014, Lanzhou, China. p. 427.

The southern Kalahari as a dust source: preliminary results from the field - (Proceedings)
Okin, G., Webb, N., Bhattachan, A., Dintwe, K., D'Odorico, P., Tathlego, M. 2014. The southern Kalahari as a dust source: preliminary results from the field. Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Aeolian Research (ICAR VIII), July 21-25, 2014, Lanzhou, China. p. 326.

A risk-based strategy for climate change adaptation in dryland systems based on an understanding of potential production, soil resistance and resilience, and social stability - (Book / chapter)

Mechanical mastication of Utah juniper encroaching sagebrush steppe increases inorganic soil N - (Peer reviewed journal)
Young, K.R., Roundy, B.A., Eggett, D.L., Karl, J.W. 2014. Mechanical mastication of Utah juniper encroaching sagebrush steppe increases inorganic soil N. Applied and Environmental Soil Science. 2014, Article ID 632757.

North American Biome - (Peer reviewed journal)
Peters, D.C., Scroggs, S.L., Yao, J. 2014. North American Biome. Oxford Bibliographies. Available: http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/view/document/obo-9780199830060/obo-9780199830060-0099.xml.

The effect of roughness elements on wind erosion: The importance of surface shear stress distribution Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Webb, N., Okin, G., Brown, S. 2014. The effect of roughness elements on wind erosion: The importance of surface shear stress distribution. Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres. 119:6066-6084.

Surface water and shallow groundwater interactions in semiarid agro-ecosystems of western USA - (Abstract only)
Ochoa, C., Guldan, S., Fernald, A., Tidwell, V., Elias, E., Gutierrez, K., Borman, M., Rango, A. 2014. Surface water and shallow groundwater interactions in semiarid agro-ecosystems of western USA [abstract]. Geophysical Research Abstracts. April 27-May 2, 2014. Vienna, Austria. http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2014/EGU2014-3161.pdf.

Sound management may sequester methane in grazed rangeland ecosystems Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Wang, C., Han, G., Wang, S., Zhai, X., Brown, J., Havstad, K.M., Ma, X., Wilkes, A., Zhao, M., Tang, S., Zhou, P., Jiang, Y., Lu, T., Want, Z., Li, Z. 2014. Sound management may sequester methane in grazed rangeland ecosystems. Scientific Reports. 4:4444.

Stock density managed in real-time - (Trade journal)
Anderson, D.M. 2014. Stock density managed in real-time. Precision Ag News. 10(2):15-16.

Ecological site-based assessments of wind and water erosion: Informing accelerated soil erosion management in rangelands Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Webb, N., Herrick, J.E., Duniway, M. 2014. Ecological site-based assessments of wind and water erosion: Informing accelerated soil erosion management in rangelands. Ecological Applications. 24:1405-1420.

Constraints and time lags for recovery of a keystone species (Dipodomys spectabilis) after landscape restoration Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
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.

Taking the pulse of a continent: Expanding site-based research infrastructure for regional- to continental-scale ecology Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Peters, D.C., Loescher, H.W., Sanclements, M.D., Havstad, K.M. 2014. Taking the pulse of a continent: Expanding site-based research infrastructure for regional- to continental-scale ecology. Ecosphere. 5(3): Article 29.

Criollo cattle: Heritage genetics for arid landscapes Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Anderson, D.M., Estell, R.E., Gonzalez, A.L., Cibils, A.F. 2015. Criollo cattle: Heritage genetics for arid landscapes. Rangelands. 37(2):62-67.

Asymmetric ecological and economic responses for rangeland restoration: A case study of tree thickening in Queensland, Australia Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
MacLeod, N.D., Scanlan, J.C., Brown, J.R. 2014. Asymmetric ecological and economic responses for rangeland restoration: A case study of tree thickening in Queensland, Australia. Rangelands. 36(2):37-44.

Valuing and rewarding ecosystem services from rangelands Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
MacLeod, N.D., Brown, J.R. 2014. Valuing and rewarding ecosystem services from rangelands. Rangelands. 36(2):12-19.

The changing role of shrubs in rangeland-based livestock production systems: Can shrubs increase our forage supply? Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Estell, R.E., Havstad, K.M., Cibils, A., Anderson, D.M., Schrader, T.S. 2014. The changing role of shrubs in rangeland-based livestock production systems: Can shrubs increase our forage supply? Rangelands. 36(2):25-31.

Social vulnerability to climate change in primary producers: A typology approach Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Marshall, N., Stokes, C., Webb, N., Marshall, P., Lankester, A. 2014. Social vulnerability to climate change in primary producers: A typology approach. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 186:86-93.

A double-sampling approach to deriving training and validation data for remotely-sensed vegetation products Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Karl, J.W., Taylor, J.J., Bobo, M. 2014. A double-sampling approach to deriving training and validation data for remotely-sensed vegetation products. International Journal of Remote Sensing. 35 (5):1936-1955.

Soil animal responses to moisture availability are largely scale, not ecosystem dependent: Insight from a cross-site study - (Peer reviewed journal)

Savory's unsubstantiated claims should not be confused with multipaddock grazing Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
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.

Soil animal responses to moisture availability are largely scale, not ecosystem dependent: Insight from a cross-site study Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Silvain, Z., Wall, D., Cherwin, K.L., Peters, D.C., Reichmann, L.G., Sala, O.E. 2014. Soil animal responses to moisture availability are largely scale, not ecosystem dependent: Insight from a cross-site study. Global Change Biology. 20:2631-2643.

Covariate selection with iterative principal component analysis for predicting physical - (Peer reviewed journal)
Levi, M.R., Rasmussen, C. 2014. Covariate selection with iterative principal component analysis for predicting physical. Geoderma. 219-220:46-57.

Is differential use of Juniperus monosperma by small ruminants driven by terpenoid concentration? Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Estell, R.E., Utsumi, S.A., Cibils, A.F., Anderson, D.M. 2014. Is differential use of Juniperus monosperma by small ruminants driven by terpenoid concentration? Journal of Chemical Ecology. 40:285-293.

High-resolution characterization of a semiarid watershed: Implications on evapotranspiration estimates Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Templeton, R.D., Vivoni, E.R., Mendez-Barroso, L.A., Pierini, N.A., Anderson, C.A., Rango, A., Laliberte, A.S., Scott, R.L. 2014. High-resolution characterization of a semiarid watershed: Implications on evapotranspiration estimates. Journal of Hydrology. 509:306-319.

The landscape of fear: The missing link to understand top-down and bottom-up controls of prey abundance? Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Laundre, J.W., Hernandez, L., Lopez Medina, P., Campanella, A., Lopez-Portilla, J., Gonzales-Romero, A., Grajales-Tam, K.M., Burke, A.M., Gronemeyer, P., Browning, D.M. 2014. The landscape of fear: The missing link to understand top-down and bottom-up controls of prey abundance? Ecology. 95(5):1141-1152.

Application of high resolution images from unmanned aircraft systems for watershed and rangeland science - (Book / chapter)

Mechanisms of grass response in grasslands and shrublands during dry or wet periods Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Peters, D.C., Yao, J., Browning, D.M., Rango, A. 2014. Mechanisms of grass response in grasslands and shrublands during dry or wet periods. Oecologia. 174:1323-1334.

Phenological changes in nutritive value of honey mesquite leaves, pods and flowers - (Abstract only)
Mayagoitia, P.E., Bailey, D., Estell, R.E. 2014. Phenological changes in nutritive value of honey mesquite leaves, pods and flowers [abstract]. Society for Range Management, 67th Annual International Meeting, February 8-13, 2014, Orlando, Florida. p. 3-4. http://www.rangelands.org/orlando2014/program.html

Adaptive management of grazing lands - (Book / chapter)
Han, G., Liu, T., Wang, Z., Li, Z., Zhao, M., Havstad, K.M., Wu, J., Kemp, D. 2013. Adaptive management of grazing lands. In: Chen, J., Wan, S., Henebry, G., Qi, J., Gutman, G., Sun, G., Kappas, M., editors. Dryland East Asia, Land Dynamics Amid Social and Climate Change. Beijing, China; Higher Education Press. p. 447-464.

New ecology education: Preparing students for the complex human-environmental problems of dryland East Asia - (Book / chapter)
Ye, J., Reynolds, J.F., Herrick, J.E., Reynolds, J.A., Chuluun, T., Li, F., Long, R. 2013. New ecology education: Preparing students for the complex human-environmental problems of dryland East Asia. In: Chen, J., Wan, S., Henebry, G., Qi, J., Gutman, G., Sun, G., Kappas, M., editors. Dryland East Asia, Land Dynamics Amid Social and Climate Change. Beijing, China; Higher Education Press. p. 363-403.

Effects of stocking rate on the variability of peak standing crop in a desert steppe of Eurasia grassland Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Wang, Z., Jiao, S., Han, G., Zhao, M., Ding, H., Zhang, X., Wang, X., Ayers, E., Willms, W., Havstad, K.M., A, L., Liu, Y. 2014. Effects of stocking rate on the variability of peak standing crop in a desert steppe of Eurasia grassland. Environmental Management. 53:266-273.

JournalMap: Research. Reimagined. - (Abstract only)
Karl, J.W. 2013. JournalMap: Research. Reimagined ]abstract]. International Association of Scientific, Technical and Medical Publishers 2013 Innovations Seminar. December 4, 2013, London, UK. http://www.stm-assoc.org/events/innovations-seminar-2013/?presentations.

Sustainable rangeland-based livestock production: A perspective on USA and global emerging trends - (Proceedings)
Cibils, A.F., Estell, R.E., Holechek, J.L., Anderson, D.M. 2013. Sustainable rangeland-based livestock production: A perspective on USA and global emerging trends. Proceedings of XXIII Reunion Internacional Sobre Produccion de Carne Y Leche en Climas Calidos. October 10-11, 2013, Mexicali, Baja California, p. 79-85.

Potential for using visual, auditory, and olfactory cues to manage foraging behaviour and spatial distribution of rangeland livestock Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Howery, L.D., Cibils, A.F., Anderson, D.M. 2013. Potential for using visual, auditory, and olfactory cues to manage foraging behaviour and spatial distribution of rangeland livestock. CAB Reviews. 8, No. 049, 10 p.

Spectroscopic discernment of seed cotton trash - (Abstract only)

Mosses new to New Mexico Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Romig, K.B., Allred, K.W. 2013. Mosses new to New Mexico. Evansia. 30(3):105-109.

Land degradation and climate change: a sin of omission? - (Other)
Herrick, J.E., Sala, O., Karl, J.W. 2013. Land degradation and climate change: a sin of omission?. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. ll:283.

Toward a method of collaborative, evidence-based response to desertification - (Proceedings)

Life form influences survivorship patterns for 109 herbaceous perennials from six semi-arid ecosystems - (Peer reviewed journal)

Soil organic carbon dust emission: an omitted global source of atmospheric CO2? - (Peer reviewed journal)
Chappel, A., Webb, N., Butler, H., Strong, C., McTainsh, G., Leys, J., Riscarra Rossel, R. 2013. Soil organic carbon dust emission: An omitted global source of atmospheic CO2? Global Change Biology. 19:3238-3244.

Ecological catastrophes: threshold responses to climate, soil, and land use drivers of the dust bowl - (Abstract only)
Peters, S.L., Peters, D.C., Havstad, K.M., Monger, H., Blumenthal, D.M., Derner, J.D., Kronberg, S.L., Northup, B.K., Okin, G.S., Sanderson, M.A. 2013. Ecological catastrophes: threshold responses to climate, soil, and land use drivers of the dust bowl [abstract]. 98th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America. August 4-9, 2013. Minneapolis, MN.

Assessing resilience and state-transition models with historical records of cheatgrass Bromus tectorum invasion in North American sagebrush-steppe Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
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 - (Peer reviewed journal)
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 - (Peer reviewed journal)
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.

Geographic searching for ecological studies: A new frontier - (Review article)
Karl, J.W., Gillan, J.K., Herrick, J.E. 2013. Geographic searching for ecological studies: A new frontier. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 28(7):383-384.

Discovering ecologically relevant knowledge from published studies through geosemantic searching Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Karl, J.W., Herrick, J.E., Unnasch, R.S., Gillan, J.K., Ellis, E.C., Lutters, W.G., Martin, L.J. 2013. Discovering ecologically relevant knowledge from published studies through geosemantic searching. Bioscience. 63(8):674-682.

Critical soil water period for primary production in Chihuahuan Desert ecosystems - (Abstract only)

Using JournalMap to improve ecological knowledge discovery and visualization - (Abstract only)

Critical thresholds and recovery of Chihuahuan Desert grasslands: Insights from long-term data - (Abstract only)
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.

Monitoring response to disturbance in dynamic rangelands - (Abstract only)

Regional signatures of plant response to drought and elevated temperature across a desert ecosystem Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Munson, S., Muldavin, E.H., Belnap, J., Peters, D.C., Anderson, J.P., Reiser, M., Gallo, K., Melgoza-Castillo, A., Herrick, J.E., Christiansen, T.A. 2013. Regional signatures of plant response to drought and elevated temperature across a desert ecosystem. Ecology. 94(9):2030-2041.

Integrating phenology and patterns in spatial autocorrelation to delineate perennial grass cover using Landsat: A case study in a southwestern U.S. arid ecosystem - (Abstract only)

Relationship between one-seed juniper terpene concentration and herbivory by small ruminants - (Abstract only)
Estell, R.E., Utsumi, S.A., Cibils, A.F., Anderson, D.M. 2013. Relationship between one-seed juniper terpene concentration and herbivory by small ruminants [abstract]. 2013 ADSA-ASAS Joint Annual Meeting, July 8-12, 2013, Indianapolis, IN, Volume: 91 (E-Suppl. 2) TH231, p. 553.

State-and-transition models as guides for adaptive management: What are the needs? - (Proceedings)
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Brown, J.R., Densambuu, B., Havstad, K.M., Herrick, J.E., Peinetti, H. 2013. State-and-transition models as guides for adaptive management: What are the needs? In: Los Pastizales y el Hombre, producir y conservar, April 9-12, 2013. Santa Rosa, La Pampa, Argentina. p. 27-33.

Ecological site concepts for the Caldenal ecoregion - (Proceedings)
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.

Sustainable livestock production on rangelands: Emerging trends in the USA - (Proceedings)
Cibils, A.F., Estell, R.E., Holechek, J.L., Anderson, D.M. 2013. Sustainable livestock production on rangelands: Emerging trends in the USA. In: Los Pastizales y el Hombre, producir y conservar, April 9-12, 2013. Santa Rosa, La Pampa, Argentina. p. 37-43.

The role of carbon dust emission as a global source of atmospheric CO2 - (Abstract only)
Chappell, A., Webb, N., Butler, H., Strong, H., Mctainsh, G., Leys, J., Viscarra Rossel, R. 2013. The role of carbon dust emission as a global source of atmospheric CO2 [abstract]. Soil Carbon Sequestration for Climate, Food Security and Ecosystem Services International Conference, May 27-29, 2013, Reykjavid, Iceland. p. 48.

Practical tools for monitoring and assessment of DLDD for economic assessments - (Abstract only)
Herrick, J.E., Toevs, G. 2013. Practical tools for monitoring and assessment of DLDD for economic assessments [abstract]. In: UNCCD 2nd Scientific Conference Programme and Short Abstracts, April 9-11, 2012, Bonn, Germany. Pp. 200-201.

Sensitivity of grassland plant community composition to spatial vs. temporal variation in precipitation - (Peer reviewed journal)
Cleland, E.E., Collins, S.L., Dickson, T.L., Farrier, E.C., Gross, K.L., Gherardi, L.A., Hallett, L.M., Hobbs, R.J., Hsu, J.S., Turnbull, L., Suding, K.N. 2013. Sensitivity of grassland plant community composition to spatial vs. temporal variation in precipitation. Ecology. 94(8):1687-1696.

Evaluation of a new model of aeolian transport in the presence of vegetation Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Li, J., Okin, G.S., Herrick, J.E., Belnap, J., Miller, M.E., Vest, K., Draut, A.E. 2013. Evaluation of a new model of aeolian transport in the presence of vegetation. Journal of Geophysical Research. 118:288-306.

Adapting to climate change and disaster risk reduction through sustainable land management: Experiences in Tajikistan, East Africa, US, Argentina and Mongolia - (Abstract only)
Herrick, J.E., Toevs, G. 2013. Adapting to climate change and disaster risk reduction through sustainable land management: Experiences in Tajikistan, East Africa, US, Argentina and Mongolia [abstract]. In: UNCCD 2nd Scientific Conference Programme and Short Abstracts, April 9-11, 2012, Bonn, Germany. Pp. 200-201.

Soil organic carbon enrichment of dust emissions: Magnitude, mechanisms and its implications for the carbon cycle Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Webb, N., Strong, C., Chappell, A., Marx, S., McTainsh, G. 2013. Soil organic carbon enrichment of dust emissions: Magnitude, mechanisms and its implications for the carbon cycle. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 38:1662-1671.

Estimating suitable environments for invasive plant species across large landscapes: A remote sensing strategy using Landsat 7 ETM+ Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Young, K., Abbott, L., Caldwell, C., Schrader, T.S. 2013. Estimating suitable environments for invasive plant species across large landscapes: A remote sensing strategy using Landsat 7 ETM+. International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation. 5(3):122-134.

AIM-Monitoring: a component of the BLM assessment, inventory, and monitoring strategy - (Government publication)
Taylor, J.T., Toevs, G., Karl, J.W., Bobo, M., Karl, M.S., Miller, S., Spurrier, C. 2014. AIM-Monitoring: a component of the BLM assessment, inventory, and monitoring strategy. Government Publication/Report. Technical Note 445. U.S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Land Mangement, National Operations Center, Denver, CO. BLM/OC/ST-14/003+1735. 11 p.

Precipitation legacies in desert grassland primary production occur through previous-year tiller density Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Reichman, L., Sala, O., Peters, D.C. 2013. Precipitation legacies in desert grassland primary production occur through previous-year tiller density. Ecology. 94:435-443.

Runoff responses to long-term rainfall variability in a shrub-dominated catchment Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Turnbull, L., Parsons, A.J., Wainwright, J., Anderson, J.P. 2013. Runoff responses to long-term rainfall variability in a shrub-dominated catchment. Journal of Arid Environments. 91:88-94.

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 - (Peer reviewed journal)
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.

Water controls on nitrogen transformations and stocks in an arid ecosystem Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Reichmann, L., Sala, O.S., Peters, D.C. 2013. Water controls on nitrogen transformations and stocks in an arid ecosystem. Ecosphere. 4(1):Article 11.

The significance of carbon-enriched dust for global carbon accounting - (Peer reviewed journal)
Webb, N.P., Chappell, A., Strong, C.L., Marx, S.K., McTainsh, G.H. 2012. The significance of carbon-enriched dust for global carbon accounting. Global Change Biology. 18:3275-3278.

Using spatial statistics and point-pattern simulations to assess the spatial dependency between greater sage-grouse and anthropogenic features Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Gillan, J., Strand, E., Karl, J.W., Reese, K., Laninga, T. 2013. Using spatial statistics and point-pattern simulations to assess the spatial depenency between greater sage-grouse and anthropogenic features. Wildlife Society Bulletin. 37(2):301-310.

A land-potential knowledge system (LandPKS) based on local and scientific knowledge of land productivity and resilience - (Proceedings)
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.

Implications of carbon dust emission for terrestrail carbon cycling and carbon accounting - (Abstract only)
Webb, N., Chappell, A., Butler, H., Strong, C., Mctainsh, G., Leys, J. 2012. Implications of carbon dust emission for terrestrail carbon cycling and carbon accounting [abstract]. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, December 3-7, 2012, San Francisco, California. A33D-0184.

Australian carbon dust emission: a carbon accounting omission? - (Abstract only)
Chappell, A., Webb, N., Butler, H., Strong, C., Mctainsh, G., Leys, J. 2012. Australian carbon dust emission: a carbon accounting omission? [abstract] Proceedings of the Joint Australian and New Zealand Soil Science Conference, December 2-7, 2012, Hobart, Tasmania. Session: Soil Carbon and Change (Sequestration - Accounting).

Deciphering landscape complexity to predict (non)linear responses to extreme climatic events - (Abstract only)
Peters, D.C., Yao, J., Browning, D.M., Duniway, M., Huang, H., Rango, A., Peters, S. 2012. Deciphering landscape complexity to predict (non)linear responses to extreme climatic events [abstract]. 2012 Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union. December 3-7, 2012, San Francisco, CA. Paper No. H54D-04.

The land potential knowledge system (LandPKS): Increasing land productivity and resilience - (Abstract only)
Herrick, J.E., Urama, K.C., Boos, J., Karl, J.W., Kosnik, C. 2012. The land potential knowledge system (LandPKS): Increasing land productivity and resilience (abstract). 2012 African Technology Policy Studies (ATPS) Annual Conference & Workshops, November 19-22, 2012, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. p. 64.

Soil-litter mixing accelerates decomposition in a Chihuahuan Desert grassland - (Peer reviewed journal)
Hewins, D.B., Archer, S.R., Okin, G.S., McCulley, R.L., Throop, H.L. 2013. Soil-litter mixing accelerates decomposition in a Chihuahuan Desert grassland. Ecosystems. 16:183-195.

Manipulating sandpaper oak for livestock and wildlife forage - (Experiment station)
Smallidge, S.T., Goodloe, S., Baker, T., Wood, M., Estell, R.E. 2012. Manipulating sandpaper oak for livestock and wildlife forage. Extension Circular. Circular 663.

The impacts of grazing land management on the wind erodibility of the Mulga Lands of western Queensland, Australia - (Abstract only)
Aubault, H., Webb, N., Scanlan, J., Strong, C., Leys, J. 2012. The impacts of grazing land management on the wind erodibility of the Mulga Lands of western Queensland, Australia [abstract]. Proceedings of the Australian Rangeland Society 17th Biennial Conference, September 23-37, 2012, Kununurra, Western Australia. p. 60.

GPS/GIS technology in range cattle management - (Abstract only)
Anderson, D.M. 2012. GPS/GIS technology in range cattle management [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 90, suppl. 3/J p. 426. #392.

Long-Term Trends in Ecological Systems: A Basis for Understanding Responses to Global Change - (Book / chapter)
Peters, D.C., Laney, C.M., Lugo, A.E., Collins, S.L., Driscoll, C., Groffman, P.M., Grove, M., Knapp, A.K., Kratz, T., Ohman, M., Waide, R.B., Yao, J. 2013. Long-Term Trends in Ecological Systems: A Basis for Understanding Responses to Global Change. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Technical Bulletin Number 1931. 378 p.

Rotational grazing systems and livestock grazing behavior in shrub-dominated semi-arid and arid rangelands Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Bailey, D.W., Brown, J.R. 2011. Rotational grazing systems and livestock grazng behavior in shrub-dominated semi-arid and arid rangelands. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 64:1-9.

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