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Publications

Publications created as a part of the Nevada Climate Change Project, or relating to the topic of climate change, are organized by the format or purpose of the document. The following categories contain all documents produced by, for, or related to the project and its interests.

2011

Journal Articles

Biondi, Franco, Jamieson, Leia P., Strachan, Scotty, and Sibold, Jason. 2011. Dendroecological testing of the pyroclimatic hypothesis in the central Great Basin, Nevada, USA. Ecosphere 2:art5. [doi: 10.1890/ES10-00068.1]

Biondi, F., Strachan, S., The Nevada NSF-EPSCoR Instrumented Transects: A Tool for Mountain-to-Valley Ecohydrology, Mountain Views, 2011, 2-4, 5(1).

Brandstetter III, W.E.,Mahsman, J.D., White C.J., Dascalu, S.M., and Harris, F.C., Jr., Multi-Resolution Deformation in Out-of-Core Terrain Rendering, International Journal of Computers and Their Applications, 2011, 263-272, vol. 18. no 4.

Kauneckis, D. , Tosun, M. S., Examining the theoretical linkages between climate change, food security and migration, Border-Lines: Food Security and International Migration, 2011, 69-89, 5.

Kleppe, J. A., Brothers, D. S., Kent, G., Biondi, F., Jensen, S. E., Driscoll, N., Duration and severity of Medieval drought in the Lake Tahoe Basin, Quaternary Science Reviews, 2011, 3269-3279, 30(23-24).

Lamb, K.W., Piechota, T.C., Aziz, O.A., Toottle, G.A., A Basis For Extending Long-Term Streamflow Forecasts In The Colorado River Basin, Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 2011, 1000-1008, 16, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0000153.

Li, Z, Q Dong, TP Albright, & QF Guo, Natural and human dimensions of a quasi-wild species: The case of kudzu, Biological Invasions, 2011, 2167-2179, 13, DOI:10.1007/s10530-011-0042-7.

Liu, Z.; Tong, S.T.Y. 2011, Using HSPF to model the hydrologic and water quality impacts of riparian land-use change in a small watershed". Journal of Environmental Informatics, p.1, vol. 17.

Miller, W.P, Piechota, T.C, Gangopadhyay, S., Pruitt, T., Development of Streamflow Projections under Changing Climate Conditions over Colorado River Basin Headwaters, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 2011, 2145-2164, 15, DOI:10.5194/hess-15-2145-2011.

Miller, W.P., Piechota, T.C., Trends in Western U.S. Snowpack and Related Upper Colorado River Basin Streamflow, Journal of American Water Resources Association, 2011, 1197-1210, 47, DOI: 10.1111/j.1752-1688.2011.00565.x.

Tang, C., Piechota, T.C., Tang, D., Relationships between oceanic atmospheric patterns and soil moisture in the Upper Colorado River Basin, Journal of Hydrology, 2011, 77-90, 411, DOI: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2011.09.035.

Xie, Z., Z. Liu, J.W. Jones, A.L. Higer, and P. A. Telis, Landscape unit based digital elevation model development for the freshwater wetlands within the Arthur C. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge, Southeastern Florida., Applied Geography, 2011, 401-412, 31.

Published Book(s) or Other One-time Publication(s):

Benedict, K., Gollberg, G., Sheneman, L. and Dascalu, S. 2011. Advances in Metadata Generation and Applications for Earth Sciences. AGU-2011 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA. Poster.

Biondi, F., and Strachan, S.. 2011. The Nevada NSF-EPSCoR Instrumented Transects: A Tool for Mountain-to-Valley Ecohydrology. CIRMOUNT Newsletter, 5(1): 2-4.

Biondi, F., Strachan, S. 2011. Climate Change Response of Great Basin Bristlecone Pine in the Nevada NSF-EPSCoR Project (www.nvclimatechange.org). R.E. Keane, D.F. Tomback, M.P. Murray, and C.M. Smith (Eds.). The future of high-elevation, five-needle white pines in Western North America. Proceedings of the High Five Symposium, RMRS-P-63, pp. 203-204. USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fort Collins, Colorado. Conference Paper.

Kauneckis, D. , Cuffe, O. 2011. Nevada Climate Change Survey of Public Agencies: Executive Summary. 2011. Other.

McMahon, M., Dascalu, S.-M., Harris, F. C., Strachan, S., Biondi, F. 2011. Architecting Climate Change Data Infrastructure for Nevada. Salinesi, C. and Pastor, O. (Eds.). Advanced Information Systems Engineering Workshops CAISE-2011. Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, Vol. LNBIP-83, pp. 354-365. Book Chapter.

McMahon, M.J., Jr., Harris, F.C., Jr., Dascalu, S.M., and Strachan, S. 2011. S.E.N.S.O.R.- Applying Modern Software and Data Management Practices to Climate Research. S. Aljahdali. Proceedings of the 2011 Workshop on Sensor Network Applications (SNA-2011), Honolulu, HI, pp. 147-153. Peer reviewed conference paper in conference proceedings (7 pages).

Nussbaum, E. M., Sinatra, G. M., & Owens, Marissa C. 2011. The two faces of scientific argumentation: Applications to global climate change.. M. Khine (17-37). Perspectives in scientific argumentation: Theory, practice and research. Book Chapter.

Patel, J., Dascalu, S.M., Harris, F.C., Jr., Benedict, K., Gollberg, G. and Sheneman, L. 2011. Web-based Toolkit for Dynamic Generation of Data Processors. . AGU-2011 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA. Poster.

Theses and Dissertations

Dolloff, Michael. 2011. Interpreting global emissions scenarios into a local scale urban growth model: Truckee Meadows metropolitan region, NV, USA. MS Thesis, UNR

Guida, R., 2011, Climate and Vegetation Change in the Newberry Mountains, Southern Clark County, Nevada. Master's Thesis, University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Safi, A. S. 2011. Climate Change in Rural Nevada: The Influence of Vulnerability on Risk Perception and Environmental Behavior. Ph.D. dissertation, School of Environmental and Public Affairs, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV.

Conference Presentations

Abella, S. R.; Guida R. J.; Smith, S. D.; Roberts C. L.; Stephen, H.; Smith Jr., W.; Z. Liu, Holland, J. S., 2011 The prognosis for plant community habitat alterations in changing desert climates. Abstracts of the Devils Hole Workshop, Pahrump, NV

Eckstut, M.E., Jezkova, T., and Riddle, B.R.. 2011. The impact of climate change on the past, present, and future of North American desert biotas: contrasting areas of endemism, refugia, and areas of distribution. Abstracts of the 3rd Tri-State EPSCoR Consortium Meeting.

Guida, R.; Stephen, H.; Roberts, C.; Abella, S.; Smith Jr., W.; Holland, J.; Liu, Z., 2011. Vegetation and Climate Change in the Newberry Mountains, Southern Nevada: Maxent and GIS Modeling for Policy Decision Support, Abstracts, Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA.

Guida, R.; Stephen, H.; Roberts, C.; Abella, S.; Smith Jr., W.; Holland, J., 2011. Vegetation and Climate Change in the Newberry Mountains: Maxent Modeling for Policy Decision Support, Abstracts of the 3rd Annual Tri-State EPSCoR Consortium Meeting.

Johnson, B.G., Arnone III, J.A., and Jasoni, R.L.. 2011. Controls on Conifer Sapflow Rate in Mountain Ecosystems. Abstracts of the 3rd Tri-State EPSCoR Consortium Meeting.

Koonce, J., Young, M.H., Devitt, D.A., and Yu, Z.. 2010. Using Distributed Temperature Sensing (DTS) as a Means to Understand Evaporative and Transpirative Processes in Shallow Groundwater. 2010 ASA, CSSA and SSSA Annual Meetings, Long Beach CA, Abstract 214-2.

Larsen, J., Dascalu, S.M., and Biondi, F.. 2010. Visualization of transect data. Proceedings of the Undergraduate Research Symposium, University of Nevada, Reno. Liu, Z.; Smith Jr., W.; Safi, A.S. 2011, Climate change risk perceptions of ranchers and farmers in Nevada. Abstracts of the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Seattle, WA.

Liu, Z.; Smith Jr., W.; Safi, A.S. 2011, Climate change perceptions among Nevada's farmers and ranchers. Abstracts of the 3rd Annual Tri-State Western Consortium Meeting. Santa Ana Pueblo, NM.

Liu, Z.; Stephen H.; Safi, A. S.; Smith Jr. W, 2011. Communication and the status of climate change in rural Nevada. Abstracts of the Annual Meeting of the Nevada EPSCoR, Reno, NV

Mensing, S.A., Sharpe, S.E., Sada, D. & Thomas, J.. 2011. A 7,600 yr multi-proxy reconstruction of hydrologic and vegetation history from a low-elevation spring-fed meadow, east central Nevada. Abstracts of the Pacific Climate Workshop, 25th Annual Meeting, Pacific Grove, CA.

Motwani, R., Motwani, M., Harris, F.C., and Dascalu, S.. 2010. Towards a Scalable and Interoperable Global Environment Sensor Network Using Service-Oriented Architecture. Proceedings of the 6th Intl. Conference on Intelligent Sensors, Senor Networks and Information Processing (ISSNIP-2011), Dec. 2010, Brisbane, Australia. Peer-reviewed conference paper in conference proceedings.

Nelson, Z, and Weisberg, P.J.. 2011. Simulating sagebrush ecosystem adaptive cycles under changing climate and fire regimes: feedbacks and thresholds of reorganization. Abstracts of the 3rd Tri-State EPSCoR Consortium Meeting.

Okamoto, S., Fritzinger, E., Dascalu, S., Harris, F.C., Latifi, S., and MacMahon, M.. 2010. Towards an Intelligent Software Tool or Enhanced Model Interoperability in Climate Change Research. Proceedings of the World Automation Congress (WAC-2010), Sept. 2010, Kobe, Japan. Peer-reviewed conference paper in conference proceedings.

Safi, A. S.; Smith Jr., W. 2011, Rural Nevada: Vulnerability, Environmental Behavior and Risk Perception. Abstracts Association of American Geographers 2011 Meeting, Seattle, WA.

Safi, A. S.; Smith Jr. W.; Chief, K.; Liu Z., 2011, Native Americans and Climate Change: Beliefs, Risk Perceptions and Policy Preferences. Abstract 3rd Tri-State EPSCoR Consortium Meeting, Albuquerque, NM.

Safi, A. S., Liu, Z.; Smith Jr., W.; and Chief, K. 2011. Rural Nevada: Climate Change Perception, policy and vulnerability. Abstract, Nevada NSF EPSCOR 2011 meeting, Reno, Nevada.

Saito, L.S., Biondi, F., Fenstermaker, L., Arnone, J., Devitt, D., Riddle, B., and Young, M. 2010. The Nevada NSF EPSCoR infrastructure for climate change science, education, and outreach project: highlights and progress on investigations of ecological change and water resources along elevational gradients. EOS Transactions, American Geophysical Union (AGU), Fall Meeting Supplement, San Francisco, CA, Abstract H31I-01, 1 page.

Saito, L.S., Biondi, F., Fenstermaker, L., Arnone, J., Devitt, D., Riddle, B., Young, M., Bird, B., Charlet, D., Lyles, B., and Strachan, S.. 2011. Investigations of ecological change and water resources along elevational gradients in arid environments for the Nevada NSF EPSCoR Infrastructure for Climate Change Science, Education and Outreach Project. Abstracts of the American Water Resources Association (AWRA) Spring Specialty Conference: Managing Climate Change Impacts on Water Resources: Adaptation Issues, Options and Strategies. Baltimore MD, April 18-20, 2011.

Saito, L.S., Biondi, F., Fenstermaker, L., Arnone, J., Devitt, D., Riddle, B., and Young, M.. 2011. The Nevada NSF EPSCoR infrastructure for climate change science, education, and outreach project: investigations of ecological change and water resources along elevational gradients in arid environments. Abstracts of the World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, Palm Springs CA, May 22-26.

Smith Jr., W.; Safi, A. S., Liu, Z.; Chief, K.; Miranda, K.; and Gautam, M., 2011, Societal knowledge, assumptions & preferences regarding climate change in Nevada 2011 Association of Environmental Studies and Sciences 2011 Meeting, Burlington, VT.

Stephen, H.; Smith Jr., W.; Liu Z., 2011. Development of geovisualization facility at GIS and remote sensing core lab, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Abstracts Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Seattle, WA.

Strachan, S., Bird, B., Lyles, B., McCurdy, G. and McMahon, M.. 2011. Building Climate Monitoring Infrastructure in Nevada: Integration of field science and cyberinfrastructure along high elevational transects. Abstracts of the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Seattle, WA, 1 page.

Strachan, S., Bird, B., Lyles, B., McCurdy, G. and McMahon, M. 2011. Building Climate Monitoring Infrastructure in Nevada: Integration of field science and cyberinfrastructure along high elevational transects. Abstracts of the 3rd Tri-State EPSCoR Consortium Meeting.

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