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Changes in below ground biodiversity during ecosystem development. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 116:6891–6896.PDF . 2019.
Constraints on shrub cover and shrub-shrub competition in a U.S. southwest desert. Ecosphere. 10(2):1-16.PDF . 2019.
Drought suppresses soil predators and promotes root herbivores in mesic, but not in xeric grasslands. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 116:12883–12888.PDF . 2019.
Extreme weather events and transmission losses in arid streams. Environmental Research Letters. 14(8):084002.PDF . 2019.
Among-species overlap in rodent body size distributions predicts species richness along a temperature gradient. Ecography. 41:1-10.PDF . 2018.
An integrated View of Complex Landscapes: A Big Data-Model Integration Approach to Transdisciplinary Science. Bioscience. 68:653-669.PDF . 2018.
Broadening the impact of k–12 science education collaborations in a shifting education landscape. BioScience. 68(9):706-714.PDF . 2018.
Groundwater recharge in desert playas: current rates and future effects of climate change. Environmental Research Letters. 13 014025:10pp..PDF . 2018.
On the sensitivity of hillslope runoff and channel transmission losses in arid piedmont slopes. Water Resources Research. 54:4498-4518.PDF . 2018.
Playa-wetlands effects on dryland biogeochemistry: space and time interactions. Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences. PDF . 2018.
Regional grassland productivity responses to precipitation during multiyear above- and below-average rainfall periods. Global Change Biology. 24:1935-1951PDF . 2018.
Shrub encroachment, productivity pulses, and core-transient dynamics of Chihuahuan Desert rodents. Ecosphere. 9(7):Articlee02330.PDF . 2018.
Soil water dynamics at 15 locations distributed across a desert landscape: insights from a 27-yr dataset. Ecosphere. 9(7):36pp.PDF . 2018.
Synchronous species responses reveal phenological guilds: implications for management. Ecosphere. 9:1-23.PDF . 2018.
The Grassland–Shrubland Regime Shift in the Southwestern United States: Misconceptions and Their Implications for Management. Bioscience. 68(9):678-690.PDF . 2018.
The interactive role of wind and water in functioning of drylands: what does the future hold? BioScience. 68(9):670-677.PDF . 2018.
Vegetation and terrain drivers of infiltration depth along a semiarid hillslope. Science of the Total Environment. 644:1399-1408.PDF . 2018.
Abiotic processes are insufficient for fertile island development: A 10-year artificial shrub experiment in a desert grassland. Geophysical Research Letters. 44:2245-2253.PDF . 2017.
Asynchrony among local communities stabilises ecosystem function of metacommunities. Ecology Letters. PDF . 2017.
Breaks in MODIS time series portend vegetation change: verification using long-term data in an arid grassland ecosystem. Ecological Applications. 27:1677-1693.PDF . 2017.
Global-change drivers of ecosystem functioning modulated by natural variability and saturating responses. Global Change Biology. 23:503-511.PDF . 2017.
Grassland Communities and Ecosystems. Reference Module in Life Sciences. . 2017.
Isolation predicts compositional change after discrete disturbances in a global meta-study. Ecography. 40:1256-1266.PDF . 2017.
Nematode exclusion and recovery in experimental soil microcosms. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 108:78-83.PDF . 2017.
Percolation observations in an arid piedmont watershed and linkages to historical conditions in the Chihuahuan Desert. Ecosphere. 8(11):Articlee02000.PDF . 2017.
Pushing precipitation to the extremes in distributed experiments: recommendations for simulating wet and dry years. Global Change Biology. 23:1774-1782.PDF . 2017.
Rainfall variability and fine-scale life history tradeoffs help drive niche partitioning in a desert annual plant community. Ecology Letters. :11pages.PDF . 2017.
Rangeland ecosystem services: nature’s supply and humans’ demand. Rangeland Systems: Processes, Management and Challenges. :467-489.PDF . 2017.
The interactive effects of press/pulse intensity and duration on regime shifts at multiple scales. Ecological Monographs. 87:198-218.PDF . 2017.
A toolkit for ecosystem ecologists in the time of Big Science. Ecosystems. PDF . 2016.
Biophysical controls over concentration and depth distribution of soil organic carbon and nitrogen in desert playas. Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences. 121PDF . 2016.
Carbon sequestration in response to grassland–shrubland–turfgrass conversions and a test for carbonate biomineralization in desert soils, New Mexico, USA. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 80:1591-1603.PDF . 2016.
Closing the water balance with cosmic-ray soil moisture measurements and assessing their relation to evapotranspiration in two semiarid watersheds. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. 20:329-345.PDF . 2016.
Direct effects dominate responses to climate perturbations in grassland plant communities. Nature Communications. :1-10.PDF . 2016.
Few multiyear precipitation–reduction experiments find a shift in the productivity–precipitation relationship. Global Change Biology. 22:2570-2581.PDF . 2016.
Impact of land surface states within the flux footprint on daytime land-atmosphere coupling in two semiarid ecosystems of the Southwestern U.S.. Water Resources Research. 52PDF . 2016.
Leaf litter decomposition is rapidly enhanced by the co-occurrence of monsoon rainfall and soil-litter mixing across a gradient of coppice dune development in the Chihuahuan Desert. Journal of Arid Environments. 129:111-118.PDF . 2016.
On the observed hysteresis in field-scale soil moisture variability and its physical controls. Environmental Research Letters. 11(8):084008.PDF . 2016.
Point discharge current measurements beneath dust devils. Journal of Atmospheric and Solar–Terrestrial Physics. 150:55-60.PDF . 2016.
The Land-Potential Knowledge System (LandPKS): mobile apps and collaboration for optimizing climate change investments. Ecosystem Health and Sustainability. 2(3)PDF . 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.PDF . 2016.
Threshold wind velocity dynamics as a driver of aeolian sediment mass flux. Aeolian Research. 20:45-59.PDF . 2016.
Beyond desertification: new paradigms for dryland landscapes. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 13(1):4-12.PDF . 2015.
Characterizing differences in precipitation regimes of extreme wet and dry years: implications for climate change experiments. Global Change Biology. 21:2624-2633.PDF . 2015.
Collaboration, interdisciplinary thinking, and communication: new approaches to K–12 ecology education. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 13(1):37-43.PDF . 2015.
Connectivity in dryland landscapes: shifting concepts of spatial interactions. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 13(1):20-27.PDF . 2015.
Desertification, land use, and the transformation of global drylands. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 13(1):28-36.PDF . 2015.
Emerging technological and cultural shifts advancing drylands research and management. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 13(1):52-60.PDF . 2015.
Enhanced interannual precipitation variability increases plant functional diversity that in turn ameliorates negative impact on productivity. Ecology Letters. 18(12):1293-1300.PDF . 2015.
Enhanced precipitation variability decreases grass- and increases shrub-productivity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 112(41):12735-12740.PDF . 2015.
Enhanced precipitation variability effects on water losses and ecosystem functioning: differential response of arid and mesic regions. Climate Change. 131(2):213-227.PDF . 2015.
In-situ measurement of dust devil activity at La Jornada Experimental Range, New Mexico, USA. Aeolian Research. :1-12.PDF . 2015.
Land Ecology Essay II: Thresholds, novel ecosystems, and the sanctity of history. Rangelands. 37:244-246.PDF . 2015.
Legacy effects in linked ecological–soil– geomorphic systems of drylands. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 13(1):13-19.PDF . 2015.
Modifying landscape connectivity by reducing wind driven sediment redistribution, northern Chihuahuan Desert, USA. Aeolian Research. 17:129-137.PDF . 2015.
Rangeland ecosystem services: shifting focus from supply to reconciling supply and demand. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 13(1):44-51.PDF . 2015.
Rapid genetic restoration of a keystone species exhibiting delayed demographic response. Molecular Ecology. 24:6120-6133.PDF . 2015.
Responses of a desert nematode community to changes in water availability. Ecosystems. 6(3)PDF . 2015.
Scale-dependent feedbacks between patch size and plant reproduction in desert grassland. Ecosystems. 18(1):146-153.PDF . 2015.
Sunlight and Soil–Litter Mixing: Drivers of Litter Decomposition in Drylands. Progress in Botany. 76:273-302.PDF . 2015.
An ecosystem services perspective on brush management: research priorities for competing land-use objectives. Journal of Ecology. 102(6):1394-1407.PDF . 2014.
Differential sensitivities of grassland structural components to changes in precipitation mediate productivity response in a desert ecosystem. Functional Ecology. 28:1292-1298.PDF . 2014.
Effects of grassland restoration efforts on mound-building ants in the Chihuahuan Desert. Journal of Arid Environments. 111:79-83.PDF . 2014.
Experimental micropedology-A technique for investigating soil carbonate biogenesis along a desert-grassland-forest transect, New Mexico, USA. Spanish Journal of Soil Science. 4(1):1-18.PDF . 2014.
Functional response of U.S. grasslands to the early 21st-century drought. Ecology. 95(8):2121-2133.PDF . 2014.
Harnessing the power of big data: infusing the scientific method with machine learning to transform ecology. Ecosphere. 5(6)PDF . 2014.
High-resolution characterization of a semiarid watershed: Implications on evapotranspiration estimates. Journal of Hydrology. 509:306-319.PDF . 2014.
Interactions among resource partitioning, sampling effect, and facilitation on the biodiversity effect: a modeling approach. Oecologia. 174(2):559-566.PDF . 2014.
Mechanisms of grass response in grasslands and shrublands during dry or wet periods. Oecologia. 174:1323-1334.PDF . 2014.
Modelling emergent patterns of dynamic desert ecosystems. Ecological Monographs. 84(3):373-410.PDF . 2014.
North American Biomes. Oxford Bibliographies. . 2014.
Restoration practices have positive effects on breeding bird species of concern in the Chihuahuan Desert. PDF . 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.PDF . 2014.
Soils as generators and sinks of inorganic carbon in geologic time. Soil Carbon. Progress in Soil Science, 27. :27-36.PDF . 2014.
Taking the pulse of a continent: Expanding site-based research infrastructure for regional- to continental-scale ecology. Ecosphere. 5(3)PDF . 2014.
The effect of roughness elements on wind erosion: The importance of surface shear stress distribution. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres. 119:6066-6084.PDF . 2014.
The landscape of fear: The missing link to understand top-down and bottom-up controls of prey abundance? Ecology. 5(5):1141-1152.PDF . 2014.
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.PDF . 2013.
Changes in ecological stability across realistic biodiversity gradients depend on spatial scale. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 22:19-28.PDF . 2013.
Cross-site comparisons of state-change dynamics. Long-Term Trends in Ecological Systems: A Basis for Understanding Responses to Global Change. :36-41.PDF . 2013.
Cross-site studies "by design:" Experiments and observations that provide new insights. Long-Term Trends in Ecological Systems: A Basis for Understanding Responses to Global Change. :72-80.PDF . 2013.
Density fractionation and 13C reveal changes in soil carbon following woody encroachment in a desert ecosystem. Biogeochemistry. 112(112):409-422.PDF . 2013.
Disturbance regimes and ecological responses across sites. Long-Term Trends in Ecological Systems: A Basis for Understanding Responses to Global Change. :58-71.PDF . 2013.
Earth Stewardship of rangelands: coping with ecological, economic, and political marginality. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 11(7):348-354.PDF . 2013.
Ecosystem resilience despite large-scale altered hydroclimatic conditions. Nature. 494:349-352.PDF . 2013.
Effect of image spatial and spectral characteristics on mapping semi-arid rangeland vegetation using multiple endmember spectral mixture analysis (MESMA). Remote Sensing of Environment. 132:120-130.PDF . 2013.
Evaluation of a new model of aeolian transport in the presence of vegetation. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface. 118:288-306.PDF . 2013.
Geographic searching for ecological studies: A new frontier. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 28(7):383-384.PDF . 2013.
History and organization of the EcoTrends project. Long-Term Trends in Ecological Systems: A Basis for Understanding Responses to Global Change. :21-27.PDF . 2013.
Land degradation and climate change: A sin of omission? Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 11:283.PDF . 2013.
Long-term research across sites, ecosystems, and disciplines: synthesis and research needs. Long-Term Trends in Ecological Systems: A Basis for Understanding Responses to Global Change. :226-233.PDF . 2013.
Long-term trends in climate and climate-related drivers. Long-Term Trends in Ecological Systems: A Basis for Understanding Responses to Global Change. :81-114.PDF . 2013.
Long-Term Trends in Ecological Systems: A Basis for Understanding Responses to Global Change. :378.PDF . 2013.
Long-term trends in ecological systems: An introduction to cross-site comparisons and relevance to global change studies. Long-Term Trends in Ecological Systems: A Basis for Understanding Responses to Global Change. :1-20.PDF . 2013.
Long-term trends in human demography and economy across sites. Long-Term Trends in Ecological Systems: A Basis for Understanding Responses to Global Change. :162-190.PDF . 2013.
Long-term trends in precipitation and surface water chemistry. Long-Term Trends in Ecological Systems: A Basis for Understanding Responses to Global Change. :115-161.PDF . 2013.
Long-term trends in production, abundance, and richness of plants and animals. Long-Term Trends in Ecological Systems: A Basis for Understanding Responses to Global Change. :191-205.PDF . 2013.
Patterns of net primary production across sites. Long-Term Trends in Ecological Systems: A Basis for Understanding Responses to Global Change. :42-45.PDF . 2013.
Plant responses, climate pivot points, and trade-offs in water-limited ecosystems. Ecosphere. 4(9)PDF . 2013.
Precipitation legacies in desert grassland primary production occur through previous-year tiller density. Ecology. 94(2):435-443.PDF . 2013.
Regional signatures of plant response to drought and elevated temperature across a desert ecosystem. Ecology. 94(9):2030-2041.PDF . 2013.
Response of lizard community structure to desert grassland restoration mediated by a keystone rodent. Biodiversity and Conservation Journal. 22:921-935.PDF . 2013.
Runoff responses to long-term rainfall variability in a shrub-dominated catchment. Journal of Arid Environments. 91:88-94.PDF . 2013.
Sensitivity of grassland plant community composition to spatial vs. temporal variation in precipitation. Ecology. 94(8):1687-1696.PDF . 2013.
Soil-litter mixing accelerates decomposition in a Chihuahuan Desert grassland. Ecosystems. 16:183-195.PDF . 2013.
Temperature drives the continental-scale distribution of key microbes in topsoil communities. Science. 340:1574-1577.PDF . 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.PDF . 2013.
The Savory Method can not green deserts or reverse climate change. Rangelands. 35(5):72-74.PDF . 2013.
Tree effects on grass growth in savannas: competition, facilitation and the stress-gradient hypothesis. Journal of Ecology. 101:202-209.PDF . 2013.
Vegetation index differencing for broad-scale assessment of productivity under prolonged drought and sequential high rainfall conditions. Remote Sensing. 5(5):327-341.PDF . 2013.
Water controls on nitrogen transformations and stocks in an arid ecosystem. Ecosphere. 4(1):Article11.PDF . 2013.
Aeolian process effects on vegetation communities in an arid grassland ecosystem. Ecology and Evolution. 2(4):809-821.PDF . 2012.
An accounting of C-based trace gas release during abiotic plant litter degradation. Global Change Biology. 18:1185-1195.PDF . 2012.
Animal foraging as a mechanism for sediment movement and soil nutrient development: Evidence from the semi-arid Australian woodlands and the Chihuahuan Desert. Geomorphology. 157-158:131-141.PDF . 2012.
Banded vegetation-dune development during the Medieval Warm Period and 20th century, Chihuahuan Desert, New Mexico, USA. Ecosphere. 3(3):art21.PDF . 2012.
Bottom-up regulation of desert grassland and shrubland rodent communities: implications of species-specific reproductive potentials. Journal of Mammalogy. 93(4):1017-1028.PDF . 2012.
Directional climate change and potential reversal of desertification in arid and semiarid ecosystems. Global Change Biology. 18(1):151-163.PDF . 2012.
Do long-lived ants affect soil microbial communities? Biology and Fertility of Soils. 48:227-233.PDF . 2012.
Hierarchial analysis of vegetation dynamics over 71 years: soil-rainfall interactions in a Chihuahuan Desert ecosystem. Ecological Applications. 22(3):909-926.PDF . 2012.
How can science be general, yet specific: The conundrum of rangeland science in the 21st Century. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 65:613-622.PDF . 2012.
Impermanence factors and rangeland management in the desert southwest. Department of Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Business. MS:144. . 2012.
Is the historical range of variation relevant to rangeland management? Historical Environmental Variation in Conservation and Natural Resources Management: Past, Present, and Future. :289-296. . 2012.
Landform and vegetation patch type moderate the effects of grazing-induced disturbance on carbon and nitrogen pools in a semi-arid woodland. Plant and Soil. 360:405-419.PDF . 2012.
Landform influences on the resistance of grasslands to shrub encroachment, Northern Chihuahuan Desert, USA. Journal of Maps. :1-7,iFirstArticle.PDF . 2012.
Legacies of precipitation fluctuations on primary production: theory and data synthesis. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. 367:3135-3144.PDF . 2012.
Linking runoff and erosion dynamics to nutrient fluxes in a degrading dryland landscape. Journal of Geophyscal Research. 117(G00N15):1-16.PDF . 2012.
Nematodes as an indicator of plant–soil interactions associated with desertification. Applied Soil Ecology. 58:66-77.PDF . 2012.
Rangeland and pasture monitoring: an approach to interpretation of high-resolution imagery focused on observer calibration for repeatability. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 184:3789-3804.PDF . 2012.
Response of dominant grass and shrub species to water manipulation: An ecophysiological basis for shrub invasion in a Chihuahuan Desert grassland. Oecologia. 169(2):373-383.PDF . 2012.
Soil coverage reduces photodegradation and promotes the dvelopment of soil-microbial films on dryland leaf litter. Ecosystems. 15(2):311-321.PDF . 2012.
Spatial patterns, processes and predictions in ecohydrology: integrating technologies to meet the challenge. Ecohydrology. 5(3):235-241.PDF . 2012.
Spatiotemporal patterns of production can be used to detect state change across an arid landscape. Ecosystems. 15:34-47.PDF . 2012.
When bulk density methods matter: implications for estimating soil organic carbon pools in coarse soils. Journal of Arid Environments. 77:66-71.PDF . 2012.
Analysis of abrupt transitions in ecological systems. Ecosphere. 2(12):1-26.PDF . 2011.
Are we ready for the (range)land revolution? Proceedings of the IX International Rangeland Congress. . 2011.
Aridisols. Handbook of Soil Science. :33-125to33-154. . 2011.
Breeding bird responses to 30 years of grassland restoration on southern New Mexico public lands. . 2011.
Brush management as a rangeland conservation strategy: a critical evaluation. Conservation benefits of rangeland practices: assessment, recommendations, and knowledge gaps. PDF . 2011.
Cross-system comparisons elucidate disturbance complexities and generalities. Ecosphere. 2(7):Article81.PDF . 2011.
Dust emissions from undisturbed and disturbed, crusted playa surfaces: cattle trampling effects. Aeolian Research. 3:31-41.PDF . 2011.
Dust: small-scale processes with global consequences. EOS Transactions, American Geophysical Union. 92(29):241-243.PDF . 2011.
Entisols. Handbook of Soil Science. . 2011.
Foraging behavior of heritage versus recently introduced herbivores on desert landscapes of the American Southwest. Ecosphere. 2(5):1-14.PDF . 2011.
Forest structure and aboveground biomass in the southwestern United States from MODIS and MISR. Remote Sensing of Environment. 115:2943-2953.PDF . 2011.
Geomorphology of the Chihuahuan Desert based on potential dust emissions. Journal of Maps. :249-259.PDF . 2011.
Globalization: Ecological consequences of global-scale connectivity in people, resources, and information. The Systemic Dimension of Globalization. :211-232.PDF . 2011.
Insights on seasonal fluxes in a desert shrubland watershed from a distributed sensor network. :171.PDF . 2011.
Land cover classification and change detection in drylands: an evaluation of remote sensing approaches. Geography. Master of Applied Geography:156. . 2011.
Land fragmentation under rapid urbanization: A cross-site analysis of Southwestern cities. Uurban Ecosystems. 14(3):429-455.PDF . 2011.
Multispectral remote sensing from unmanned aircraft: image processing workflows and applications for rangeland environments. Remote Sensing. 3(11):2529-2551.PDF . 2011.
Nitrogen limitation in arid-subhumid ecosystems: A meta-analysis of fertilization studies. Journal of Arid Environments. 75(8):675-680.PDF . 2011.
Patterns of net primary production across sites. Cross-site comparisons of state change dynamics. PDF . 2011.
Precipitation legacies on the functioning of arid ecosystems: biogeochemical and meristem density controls. PDF . 2011.
Responses of wind erosion to climate-induced vegetation changes on the Colorado Plateau. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 108(10):3854-3859.PDF . 2011.
Simple method for monitoring rangeland health and wildlife habitat. IX International Rangeland Congress. . 2011.
Spatial patterns of grasses and shrubs in an arid grassland environment. Ecosphere. 2(9)PDF . 2011.
Spatial perspectives in state-and-transition models: A missing link to land management? Journal of Applied Ecology. 48(3):746-757.PDF . 2011.
State-and-transition model archetypes: A global taxonomy of rangeland change. International Rangeland Congress. IX:60. . 2011.
The association of land cover with aeolian sediment production at Jornada Basin, New Mexico, USA. Aeolian Research. 3(1):55-66.PDF . 2011.
The utilization of historical data and geospatial technology advances at the Jornada Experimental Range to support western America ranching culture. Remote Sensing. 3(9):2089-2109.PDF . 2011.
Woody plant proliferation in North American drylands: a synthesis of impacts on ecosystem carbon balance. Journal Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences. 116PDF . 2011.
A comparison of cover pole with standard vegetation monitoring methods. Journal of Wildlife Management. 74(3):600-604.PDF . 2010.
Assessing transportation infrastructure impacts on rangelands: Test of a standard rangeland assessment protocol. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 63(5):524-536.PDF . 2010.
Calcium carbonate features. Interpretation of Micromorphological Features of Soils and Regoliths. :149-194. . 2010.
Characterization of historical water retention structures and assessment of treatment effects in the Chihuahuan Desert. :69.PDF . 2010.
Combined effects of impervious surface and vegetation cover on air temperature variations in a rapidly expanding desert city. GIScience & Remote Sensing. 47:301-320.PDF . 2010.
Feature selection methods for object-based classification of sub-decimeter resolution digital aerial imagery. Proceedings of GEOBIA 2010 Conference. XXXVIII:4/C7.PDF . 2010.
Hierarchical object-based classification of ultra-high-resolution digital mapping camera (DMC) imagery for rangeland monitoring and assessment. Journal of Spatial Science. 55(1):101-115.PDF . 2010.
Land health and ecological sites: application to land use planning and management. First International Rangeland Congress Chiapas.. :48-57. . 2010.
National ecosystem assessment supported by scientific and local knowledge. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 8:403-408.PDF . 2010.
Object-based classification of hyperspatial digital mapping camera (DMC) imagery for potential integration into the National Resource Inventory (NRI) of grazing lands. American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) Annual Meeting. . 2010.
Pack rats (Neotoma spp.): Keystone ecological engineers? Journal of Arid Environments. 74:1450-1455.PDF . 2010.
Physiological and environmental regulation of interannual variability in CO2 exchange on rangelands in the western United States. Global Change Biology. 16:990-1002.PDF . 2010.
Practical guidance for developing state-and-transition models. Rangelands. 32(6):23-30.PDF . 2010.
Prescribed burning to affect a state transition in a shrub-encroached desert grassland. Journal of Arid Environments. 74(10):1324-1328.PDF . 2010.
Rangeland resource assessment, monitoring, and management using unmanned aerial vehicle-based remote sensing. IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS). Art. No. 1470:608-611.PDF . 2010.
Soil processes and properties that distinguish ecological sites and states. Rangelands. 32(6):9-15.PDF . 2010.
Soil-vegetation-climate interactions in arid landscapes: Effects of the North American monsoon on grass recruitment. Journal of Arid Environments. 74:618-623.PDF . 2010.
Southwest transformation: eras of growth and land change in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Southwestern Geographer. 14:57-87. . 2010.
Spatial and temporal patterns of water availability in a grass-shrub ecotone and implications for grassland recovery in arid environments. Ecohydrology. 3:55-67.PDF . 2010.
Spatial and temporal variability of plant-available water in calcium carbonate-cemented soils and consequences for arid ecosystem resilience. Oecologia. 163(1):215-226.PDF . 2010.
Spatial autocorrelation of shrub cover in an arid rangleand ecosystem from 1937-2008. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. . 2010.
Species–specific contributions to moderate resolution vegetation indices derived from sub-decimeter aerial photography – Prospects for phenological monitoring. American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote sensing Proceedings. . 2010.
The contribution of brown vegetation to vegetation dynamics. Ecology. 91(3):743-755.PDF . 2010.
A simplified data assimilation method for reconstructing time-series MODIS NDVI data. Advances in Space Research. 44:501-509. . 2009.
Accelerate synthesis in ecology and environmental sciences. BioScience. 59:699-701.PDF . 2009.
Animal disturbances promote shrub maintenance in a desertified grassland. Journal of Ecology. 97:1302-1310.PDF . 2009.
Approaches to predicting broad-scale regime shifts using changing pattern-process relationships across scales. Real World Ecology: Large-scale and long-term case studies and methods. :47-72.PDF . 2009.
Can kangaroo rat graminivory contribute to the persistence of desertified shrublands? Journal of Arid Environments. 73:651-657.PDF . 2009.
Comparison of three vegetation monitoring methods: Their relative utility for ecological assessment and monitoring. Ecological Indicators. 9:1001-1008.PDF . 2009.
Effects of enhanced wind erosion on surface soil texture and characteristics of windblown sediments. Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences. 114, G02003PDF . 2009.
Field validation of 1930s aerial photography: What are we missing? Journal of Arid Environments. 73:844-853.PDF . 2009.
Sediment deposition and soil nutrient heterogeneity in two desert grassland ecosystems, southern New Mexico. Plant and Soil. 319(1-2):67-84.PDF . 2009.
Small mammal herbivory: Feedbacks that help maintain desertified ecosystems. Journal of Arid Environments. 73:62-65.PDF . 2009.
State-and-Transition models for heterogeneous landscapes: A strategy for development and application. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 62:1-15.PDF . 2009.
Vegetation controls on small-scale runoff and erosion dynamics in a degrading dryland environment. Hydrological Processes. 23:1617-1630.PDF . 2009.
A transport-distance approach to scaling erosion rates: 1. Background and model development. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 33:813-826.PDF . 2008.
A transport-distance approach to scaling erosion rates: 2. Sensitivity and evaluation of MAHLERAN. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 33:962-984.PDF . 2008.
A transport-distance approach to scaling erosion rates: 3. Evaluating scaling characteristics of MAHLERAN. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 33:1113-1128.PDF . 2008.
Bioclimatic changes recorded in Holocene soils at the Jornada Basin LTER site and Lincoln National Forest, southern New Mexico. :67.PDF . 2008.
Carbon fluxes on North American rangelands. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 61:465-474.PDF . 2008.
Changes in biodiversity and their consequences for human health. Biodiversity change and human health: from ecosystem services to spread of disease. . 2008.
Climate change impacts on South American rangelands. Rangelands. 30:34-39.PDF . 2008.
Do litter decomposition and nitrogen mineralization show the same trend in the response to dry and wet years in the Patagonian steppe? Journal of Arid Environments. 72:687-695.PDF . 2008.
Effects of three species of Chihuahuan Desert ants on annual plants and soil properties. Journal of Arid Environments. 72(4):392-400.PDF . 2008.
Effects of wind erosion on the spatial heterogeneity of soil nutrients in two desert grassland communities. Biogeochemistry. 88:73.PDF . 2008.
Geographic patterns of ground-dwelling arthropods across an ecoregional transition in the North American Southwest. Western North American Naturalist. 68:83-102.PDF . 2008.
Human health, biodiversity and ecosystem services: the intertwined challenging future. Biodiversity change and human health: from ecosystem services to spread of disease. PDF . 2008.
Land resources: forests and arid lands. The effects of climate change on agriculture, land resources, water resources, and biodiversity in the United States.. :362pp..PDF . 2008.
Landscape position moderates how ant nests affect hydrology and soil chemistry across a Chihuahuan Desert watershed. Landscape Ecology. 23:961-975.PDF . 2008.
Patterns of soil and vegetation change associated with grassland-shrubland transitions: a case study. :152. . 2008.
Predicting and understanding ecosystem responses to climate change at continental scales. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 6:273-280.PDF . 2008.
Recommendations for development of resilience-based state-and-transition models. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 61:359-367.PDF . 2008.
Remote sensing of woody shrub cover in desert grasslands using MISR with a geometric-optical canopy reflectance model. Remote Sensing of Environment. 112:19-34.PDF . 2008.
Resolving critical issues for the development of ecological site descriptions: Summary of a symposium. Rangelands. 30(4):16-18.PDF . 2008.
Resource regulation by a twig-girdling beetle has implications for desertification. Ecological Entomology. 33:161-166.PDF . 2008.
Sediment transport & vegetation change: A Study Using Medium-Scale Landscape Units as Indicators of the Influence of a Vegetation Transition on Sediment Production - Jornada Experimental Range, New Mexico. :186pp.PDF . 2008.
Shrub encroachment in North American grasslands: Shifts in growth form dominance rapidly alters control of ecosystem carbon inputs. Global Change Biology. 14:615-623.PDF . 2008.
Simplifying ecological site verification, rangeland health assessments, and monitoring. Rangelands. 30:24-26.PDF . 2008.
Spatial variability of soil and nutrient characteristics of semi-arid grasslands and shrublands, Jornada Basin, New Mexico. Ecohydrology. 1:3-12.PDF . 2008.
Sustainable allocation of biodiversity to improve human health and well-being. Biodiversity change and human health: from ecosystem services to spread of disease. . 2008.
The changing landscape: ecosystem responses to urbanization and pollution across climatic and societal gradients. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 6(5):264-272.PDF . 2008.
The global distribution of atmospheric phosphorus deposition and anthropogenic impacts. Global Biogeochemical Cycles. 22:GB4026.PDF . 2008.
What can ant diversity-energy relationships tell us about land use and land change (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)? Myremecological News. 11:183-190.PDF . 2008.
A 50th anniversary guidebook for the desert project. :279.PDF . 2007.
A non-destructive and rapid method to estimate biomass and aboveground net primary production in arid environments. Journal of Arid Environments. 69:352-358.PDF . 2007.
A strategy for ecology in an era of globalization. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 5:172-181.PDF . 2007.
An object-based image analysis approach for determining fractional cover of senescent and green vegetation with digital plot photography. Journal of Arid Environments. 69:1-14.PDF . 2007.
Cascading Events in Linked Ecological and Socio-Economic Systems. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 5:221-224.PDF . 2007.
Combining Decision Trees with Hierarchical Object-Oriented Image Analysis for Mapping Arid Rangelands. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing. 73:197-207.PDF . 2007.
Cross-scale interactions and changing pattern-process relationships: Consequences for system dynamics. Ecosystems. 10:790-796.PDF . 2007.
Does shrub invasion indirectly limit grass establishment via seedling herbivory? A test at grassland-shrubland ecotones Journal of Vegetation Science. 18:363-370.PDF . 2007.
Effect of reproductive modes and environmental heterogeneity in the population dynamics of a geographically widespread clonal desert cactus. Population Ecology. 49:141-153.PDF . 2007.
Estimating aboveground net primary production in grassland and herbaceous dominated ecosystems. Principles and standards for measuring primary production. . 2007.
Global desertification: building a science for dryland development. Science. 316:847-851.PDF . 2007.
Global-scale similiarities in nitrogen release patterns during long-term decomposition. Science. 315:361-364.PDF . 2007.
Quantitative effects of vegetation cover on wind erosion and soil nutrient loss in a desert grassland of southern New Mexico, USA. Biogeochemistry. 85:317-332.PDF . 2007.
Sand flux simulations at a small scale over a heterogeneous mesquite area of the northern Chihuahuan Desert. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology. 46:1410-1422.PDF . 2007.
Small-scale erosion-driven nutrient dynamics in different vegetation communities in Jornada, New Mexico: implications for land degradation. . 2007.
Support vector machines for recognition of semi-arid vegetation types using MISR multi-angle imagery. Remote Sensing of Environment. 107:299-311.PDF . 2007.
The high water-holding capacity of petrocalcic horizons. Soil Science Society of America. 71:812-819.PDF . 2007.
The impact of connectivity on the modelling of overland flow within semi-arid shrubland environments. Water Resources Research. 43PDF . 2007.
The stability of vegetation boundaries and the propagation of desertification in the American Southwest: a modelling approach. Ecological Modelling. 208:91-101.PDF . 2007.
Upscaling understanding of nitrogen dynamics associated with overland flow in a semi-arid environment. Biogeochemistry. 82:265-278.PDF . 2007.
Volatile compounds on the leaf surface of intact and regrowth tarbush (Flourensia cernua DC) canopies. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 33:1867-1875.PDF . 2007.
A bed-load transport model for rough turbulent open-channel flows on plane beds. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 31:910-928.PDF . 2006.
A comparison of the species-time relationship across ecosystems and taxonomic groups. Oikos. 112:185-195.PDF . 2006.
A Framework and Methods for Simplifying Complex Landscapes to Reduce Uncertainty in Predictions. Scaling and Uncertainty Analysis in Ecology: Methods and Applications. :131-146.PDF . 2006.
A multi-scale classification of vegetation dynamics in arid lands: What is the right scale for models, monitoring, and restoration? Journal of Arid Environments. 65:296-318.PDF . 2006.
An integrated framework for science-based arid land management. Journal of Arid Environments. 65:319-335.PDF . 2006.
Biogeochemical fluxes across piedmont slopes of the Jornada Basin. Structure and Function of a Chihuahuan Desert Ecosystem. The Jornada Basin Long-Term Ecological Research Site. :150-175.PDF . 2006.
Carbon dioxide emissions from exhumed petrocalcic horizons. Soil Science Society of America Journal; Pedology, Forest Range and Wildland Soils. 70:795-805.PDF . 2006.
Determinants of biodiversity change: ecological tools for building scenarios. Ecology. 87:1875-1876.PDF . 2006.
Disentangling complex landscapes: new insights into arid and semiarid system dynamics. BioScience. 56:491-501.PDF . 2006.
Effects of grazing and shrub removal on small mammal populations in southern New Mexico, USA. Journal of Arid Environments. 66:76-86.PDF . 2006.
Habitat loss, trophic collapse, and the decline of ecosystem services. Ecology. 87:1915-1924.PDF . 2006.
Islands of hydrologically enhanced biotic productivity in natural and managed arid ecosystems. Journal of Arid Environments. 65:235-252.PDF . 2006.
Mapping Shrub Abundance in Desert Grasslands Using Geometric-Optical Modeling and Multiangle Remote Sensing with CHRIS/Proba. Remote Sensing of Environment. 104:62-73.PDF . 2006.
Mapping woody plant cover in desert grasslands using canopy reflectance modeling and MISR data. Geophysical Research Letters. 33(L17402):1-5.PDF . 2006.
Modeling flow patterns in a small vegetated area in the northern Chihuahuan Desert using QUIC (Quick Urban & Industrial Complex). Environmental Fluid Mechanics. 6:359-384.PDF . 2006.
Multi-scale factors and long-term responses of Chihuahuan Desert grasses to drought. Landscape Ecology. 21:1217-1231.PDF . 2006.
Multi-scale temporal variation in water availability: implications for vegetation dynamics in arid and semi-arid ecosystems. Journal of Arid Environments. 65:219-234.PDF . 2006.
Nonlinear dynamics in arid and semi-arid systems: Interactions among drivers and processes across scales. Journal of Arid Environments. 65:196-206.PDF . 2006.
One- and two-dimensional modelling of overland flow in semiarid shrubland, Jornada basin, New Mexico. Hydrological Processes. 20:1027-1046.PDF . 2006.
Partitioning resistance to overland flow on rough mobile beds. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 31:1280-1291.PDF . 2006.
Patterns and Controls of Soil Water in the Jornada Basin. Structure and Function of a Chihuahuan Desert Ecosystem: The Jornada Basin Long-Term Ecological Research Site. :107-132.PDF . 2006.
Population and clonal level responses of a perennial grass following fire in the northern Chihuahuan Desert. Oecologia. 150:29-39.PDF . 2006.
Productivity and species richness in an arid ecosystem: a long-term perspective. Plant Ecology. 186:1-12.PDF . 2006.
Reconciling Carbon-cycle Concepts, Terminology, and Methods. Ecosystems. 9:1041-1050.PDF . 2006.
Soil Development in the Jornada Basin. Structure and Function of a Chihuahuan Desert Ecosystem. The Jronada Basin Long-Term Ecological Research Site. :81-106.PDF . 2006.
Soil-Geomorphic Heterogeneity Governs Patchy Vegetation Dynamics at an Arid Ecotone. Ecology. 87:963-973.PDF . 2006.
Spatial variation in remnant grasses after a grassland-to-shrubland state change: Implications for restoration. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 59:343-350.PDF . 2006.
Structure and Function of a Chihuahuan Desert Ecosystem: The Jornada Basin Long-Term Ecological Research Site. :492.PDF . 2006.
The future of vascular plant diversity under four global scenarios. Ecology and Society. 11:19pages.PDF . 2006.
The Soil-geomorphic template and biotic change in arid and semi-arid ecosystems. Journal of Arid Environments. 65:207-218.PDF . 2006.
Wind characteristics of mesquite streets in the northern Chihuahuan desert, New Mexico, USA. Environmental Fluid Mechanics. 6:241-275.PDF . 2006.
Application of AVIRIS data in detection of oil-induced vegetation stress and cover change at Jornada, New Mexico. Remote Sensing of Environment. 94:1-16. . 2005.
Arid and semiarid soils. Encyclopedia of Soils in the Environment. :182-187. . 2005.
Community response to removals of plant functional groups and species from a Chihuahuan Desert shrubland. Oikos. 110:67-80.PDF . 2005.
Evaluation of the status of rangeland health: towards the future. Proceedings of the Memoria del II Simposio Internacional de Pastizales. :79. . 2005.
Historical analysis of the irrigation evolution of the Laguna region of Mexico. Terra Latinoamericana. 23:363-370.PDF . 2005.
Limiting cheaters in mutualism: evidence from hybridization between mutualist and cheater yucca moths. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 272:2195-2201.PDF . 2005.
Mineralogical distinctions of carbonates in desert soils. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 69:1773-1781.PDF . 2005.
Soil change, soil survey, and natural resources decision making: A blueprint for action. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 69:738-747.PDF . 2005.
Using historic data to assess effectiveness of shrub removal in southern New Mexico. Journal of Arid Environments. 62:75-91.PDF . 2005.
Variation of soil chemical properties in irrigated and non-irrigated areas of the Laguna region of Mexico. Terra Latinoamericana. 23:429-436.PDF . 2005.
Vegetation changes in the Jornada Basin from 1858 to 1998. Journal of Arid Environments. 61:651-668.PDF . 2005.
A combined modeling and measurement technique for estimating wind-blown dust emissions at Owens (dry) Lake, CA. Journal of Geophysical Research. 109:1-23.PDF . 2004.
A conceptual model for determining soil erosion by water. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 29:1293-1302.PDF . 2004.
An investigation into the effects of the transition from grassland to shrubland on hydrological connectivity in the Jornada Basin, New Mexico. :88. . 2004.
Cross-scale interactions, nonlinearities, and forecasting catastrophic events. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 101:15130-15135.PDF . 2004.
Diazotrophic community structure and function in two successional stages of biological soil crusts from the Colorado Plateau and Chihuahuan Desert. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 70:973-983.PDF . 2004.
Effects of intense, short-duration grazing on microtopography in a Chihuahuan Desert grassland. Journal of Arid Environments. 56:383-393.PDF . 2004.
Insights to invasive species dynamics from desertification studies. Weed Technology. 18:1221-1225.PDF . 2004.
Internal regulation of nutrient uptake by relative growth rate and nutrient-use efficiency. Ecological studies: nutrient acquisition by plants: an ecological perspective. PDF . 2004.
Invasion in space and time: non-native species richness and relative abundance respond to interannual variation in productivity and diversity. Ecology Letters. 7:947-957.PDF . 2004.
Land management in the American Southwest: A state-and-transition approach to ecosystem complexity. Environmental Management. 34:38-51.PDF . 2004.
Modelling wind erosion and dust emission on vegetated surfaces. Spatial Modeling of the Terrestrial Environment. :137-156pp. . 2004.
Object-oriented image analysis for mapping shrub encroachment from 1937-2003 in southern New Mexico. Remote Sensing of Environment. 93:198-210.PDF . 2004.
Plant water relations and photosynthesis during and after drought in a Chihuahuan Desert arroyo. Journal of Arid Environments. 59:27-39.PDF . 2004.
Resistance to overland flow due to bed-load transport on plane mobile beds. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 29:1691-1701.PDF . 2004.
Sand flux in the northern Chihuahuan desert, New Mexico, USA, and the influence of mesquite-dominated landscapes. Journal of Geophysical Research. 109PDF . 2004.
Scale dependence in the species-richness-productivity relationship: the role of species turnover. Ecology. 85:2701-2708.PDF . 2004.
Scaling approaches to the modelling of water, sediment and nutrient fluxes within semi-arid landscapes, Jornada Basin, New Mexico. :271. . 2004.
The impact of a prescribed burn on introduced Lehmann lovegrass versus native vegetation in the northern Chihuahuan Desert. Journal of Arid Environments. 57:297-310.PDF . 2004.
Application of ecological assessment and monitoring to (adaptive) sustainable land management. XV Semana Internacional de Agronomia Faz-Ujed. :21-30. . 2003.
Applying species diversity theory to land management. Ecological Applications. 13:1750-1761.PDF . 2003.
Bed-load transport equation for sheet flow. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering. 129:159-163.PDF . 2003.
Crossroads of animal, plant, and microbial physiological ecology. BioScience. 53:256-259.PDF . 2003.
Decomposition of leaf and root litter of Chihuahuan Desert shrubs: Effects of three years of summer drought. Journal of Arid Environments. 53:21-39.PDF . 2003.
Desertification and biopedturbation in the northern Chihuahuan Desert. Journal of Arid Environments. 53:1-14.PDF . 2003.
Effective aerodynamic roughness estimated from airborne laser altimeter measurements of surface features. International Journal of Remote Sensing. 24:1545-1558.PDF . 2003.
Extreme events as shaping physiology, ecology, and evolution of plants: toward a unified definition and evaluation of their consequences. New Phytologist. 160:21-42.PDF . 2003.
Functional diversity revealed by removal experiments. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 18:140-146.PDF . 2003.
Historical shrub-grass transitions in the northern Chihuahan Desert: modeling the effects of shifting rainfall seasonality and event size over a landscape gradient. Global Change Biology. 9:1475-1493.PDF . 2003.
Investigating landscape instability in the northern Chihuahuan Desert at multiple scales using 137 Cesium. Journal of Arid Environments. 55:737-746. . 2003.
Leaf structure. Encyclopedia of Plant and Crop Science. :638-641. . 2003.
Lizard community structure across a grassland - creosote bush ecotone in the Chihuahuan Desert. Canadian Journal of Zoology. 81:1829-1838.PDF . 2003.
Millennial-scale climate variability and ecosystem response at the Jornada LTER site. Climate variability and ecosystem response at long-term ecological research sites. :341-369. . 2003.
Modeling runoff and runon in a desert shrubland ecosystem, Jornada Basin, New Mexico. Geomorphology. 53:45-73.PDF . 2003.
Morphologies and stable and radiogenic isotope composition of pedogenic carbonate in Late Quaternary relict and buried soils, New Mexico: an integrated record of pedogenic overprinting. Journal of Sedimentary Research. 72:809-822.PDF . 2003.
Relationship between the aerodynamic roughness length and the roughness density for low roughness density. Environmental Fluid Mechanics. 3:249-267.PDF . 2003.
Remote sensing in watershed scale hydrology. Proceedings of the First Interagency Conference on Research in Watersheds, Benson, AZ. :580-585.PDF . 2003.
Remote sensing research in hydrometeorology. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing. 69:631-646.PDF . 2003.
Sensor development and rediometric correction for agricultural applications. Sensor development and rediometric correction for agricultural applications. 69:705-718.PDF . 2003.
Soil microtopography on grazing gradients in Chihuahuan Desert grasslands. Journal of Arid Environments. 55:181-192.PDF . 2003.
The functional significance of cemented nest caps of the harvester ant, Pogonomyrmex maricopa. Journal of Arid Environments. 53:281-284.PDF . 2003.
The role of overland flow in sediment and nitrogen budgets of mesquite dunefields, southern New Mexico. Journal of Arid Environments. 53:61-71.PDF . 2003.
The utility of historical aerial photographs for detecting and judging the effectiveness of rangeland remediation treatments. Environmental Practice. 5:107-118.PDF . 2003.
Using mechanistic models to scale ecological processes across space and time. BioScience. 53:1-9.PDF . 2003.