Integrating space and time: A case for phenological context in grazing studies and management. Frontiers of Agricultural Science and Engineering. 5:44-56.. 2018.
Breaks in MODIS time series portend vegetation change: verification using long-term data in an arid grassland ecosystem. Ecological Applications. 27:1677-1693.. 2017.
Integrating remotely-sensed imagery and existing multi-scale field data to derive rangeland indicators: an application of Bayesian additive regression trees. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 70:644-655.. 2017.
Phenocams bridge the gap between field and satellite observations in an arid grassland ecosystem. Remote Sensing of Environment. 9, 1071. 2017.
Watching grass grow: Successes and limitations of image-based methods for monitoring grassland phenology. 12th International Congress of Ecology INTECOL 2017.. 2017.
Can foraging behavior of Criollo cattle help increase agricultural production and reduce environmental impacts in the arid Southwest? Ecological Society of America.. 2016.
Effect of spatial image support in detecting long-term vegetation change from satellite time-series. Landscape Ecology. (31):2045-2062.. 2016.
Detecting long-term vegetation change in an arid rangeland ecosystem: Investigating effects of spatial image support within satellite time-series. 68th Annual Meeting of the Society for Range Management.. 2015.
Emerging technological and cultural shifts advancing drylands research and management. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 13(1):52-60.. 2015.
Geography as destiny? Social and ecological resilience in rangelands of the American southwest 100th Annual Meeting, Ecological Society of America.. 2015.
The landscape of fear: The missing link to understand top-down and bottom-up controls of prey abundance? Ecology. 5(5):1141-1152.. 2014.
Mechanisms of grass response in grasslands and shrublands during dry or wet periods. Oecologia. 174:1323-1334.. 2014.
The NDVI: Back to basics. American Geophysical Union.. 2014.
Spatial patterns of grassland-shrubland state transitions: a 74-year record on grazed and protected areas. Ecological. 24(6):1421-1433.. 2014.
Comparing phenology of Chihuahuan desert perennial grasses and shrubs between normal and below-average precipitation years. 97th Ecological Society of America Meeting. PS 92-59. 2012.
A comparison of three feature selection methods for object-based classification of sub-decimeter resolution UltraCam-L imagery. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation. 15:70-78.. 2012.
Cross-scale interactions drive ecosystem responses to precipitation in the Chihuahuan Desert. 97th Ecological Society of America Meeting. COS 186-2. 2012.
Deciphering landscape complexity to predict (non)linear responses to extreme climatic events. American Geophysical Union. H54D-04. 2012.
Evaluating plant community responses to rainfall extremes in southwest U.S. ecosystems using radiometric change detection. 97th Ecological Society of America Meeting. COS 174-3. 2012.
Hierarchial analysis of vegetation dynamics over 71 years: soil-rainfall interactions in a Chihuahuan Desert ecosystem. Ecological Applications. 22(3):909-926.. 2012.
Phenological patterns of Chihuahuan desert perennial grasses and shrubs in normal and below-average precipitation years. 6th Annual Phenology Research and Observations of Southwest Ecosystems (PROSE) Symposium. Poster. 2012.
A strategy for rangeland management based on best available knowledge and information. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 65:638-646.. 2012.
Digital soil mapping in the absence of field training data: A case study using terrain attributes and semiautomated soil signature derivation to distinguish ecological potential. Applied and Environmental Soil Science. 2001(Article ID 421904):421904.. 2011.
Patterns in reproductive phenology for dryland grasses and shrubs from 1993 to 2010 in the Chihuahuan Desert. 96th ESA Annual Meeting, Earth Stewardship: Preserving and enhancing earth's life-support systems.. 2011.
Protection from livestock fails to deter shrub proliferation in a desert landscape with a history of heavy grazing. Ecological Applications. 21(5):1629-1642.. 2011.
Temporal dynamics of shrub proliferation: Linking patches to landscapes. International Journal of Geographical Information Science. 25(6):913-930.. 2011.
Bridging field observations and remotely sensed assessments of land surface phenology in the arid southwestern U.S.. 95th Ecological Society of America.. 2010.
Change detection using 75-year aerial photo and satellite data sets, inexpensive means to obtain 6 cm resolution data, and developing opportunities for community-oriented remote sensing through photography. 2010 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting.. 2010.
Feature selection methods for object-based classification of sub-decimeter resolution digital aerial imagery. Proceedings of GEOBIA 2010 Conference. XXXVIII:4/C7.. 2010.
Field validation of biomass retrieved from Landsat for rangeland assessment and monitoring. International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium Proceedings.. 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.. 2010.
Local and global patterns of shrub proliferation - changes in autocorrelation in an arid rangeland ecosystem from 1937-2008.. US - International Association for Landscape Ecology.. 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.
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.. 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.
Does livestock grazing influence spatial patterns of woody plant proliferation? Ecological Society of America Abstracts. :COS127-10.. 2009.
Does woody plant encroachment increase ecosystem carbon stocks? Ecological Society of America 94th Annual Meeting. :PS46-59.. 2009.
Field validation of 1930s aerial photography: What are we missing? Journal of Arid Environments. 73:844-853.. 2009.
Grazing effect on woody plant recruitment in a Sonoran Desert grassland across space and time. US International Association for Landscape Ecology.. 2009.
Prospects of phenological monitoring in an arid southwestern U.S. rangeland using field observations with hyperspatial and moderate resolution imagery. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting.. 2009.
Unmanned aerial vehicle-based remote sensing for rangeland assessment, monitoring, and management. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing. 3:033542.. 2009.