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The spread of invasive species and infectious disease as drivers of ecosystem change. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 6:238-246.. 2008.
A multisite analysis of temporal random errors in soil CO2 efflux. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. :n/a-n/a.. 2015.
Ultra-fine grain landscape-scale quantification of dryland vegetation structure with drone-acquired structure-from-motion photogrammetry. Remote Sensing of Environment. 183. 2016.
Understanding Structure and Function in Semiarid Ecosystems: Implications for Terrestrial Carbon Dynamics in Drylands. University of New Mexico .. 2016.
Dryland, calcareous soils store (and lose) significant quantities of near-surface organic carbon. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface. 121:19.. 2016.
Integrating ecological data: Notes from the grasslands ANPP data integration project. Proceedings of the Environmental Information Management Conference 2008 (EIM 2008). :52-61.. 2008.
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Positive feedback between microclimate and shrub encroachment in the northern Chihuahuan desert. Ecosphere. 1(6). 2010.
On soil moisture-vegetation feedbacks and their possible effects on the dynamics of dryland ecosystems. Journal of Geophysical Research. 112:G04010,doi:10.1029/2006JG000379.. 2007.
Patterns as indicators of productivity enhancement by facilitation and competition in dryland vegetation. Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences. 111:G03010.. 2006.
A synthetic review of feedbacks and drivers of shrub encroachment in arid grasslands. Ecohydrology. 5:520-530.. 2012.
A probabilistic analysis of fire-induced tree-grass coexistence in savannas. American Naturalist. 167(3):E79-E87.. 2006.
Coupled biogeochemical and hydrological responses of streams and rivers to drought. Freshwater Biology. 48:1219-1231.. 2003.
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Belowground bud banks increase along a precipitation gradient of the North American Great Plains: A test of the meristem limitation hypothesis. New Phytologist. 171:81-89.. 2006.
Ecological roles and conservation challenges of social, burrowing, herbivorous mammals in the world’s grasslands. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 10(9):477-487.. 2012.
Responses of vegetation and small mammals to a reintroduction of Gunnison's prairie dogs. Journal of Mammalogy. 80:1311-1324.. 1999.
The comparative and interactive effects of prairie dogs and banner-tailed kangaroo rats on plants and animals in the northern Chihuahuan Desert. Ph.D.. 2005.
Population dynamics of reintroduced Gunnison’s prairie dogs in the southern portion of their geographic range. Journal of Wildlife Management. 78(3):429-439.. 2014.
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Engineering rodents create key habitat for lizards. Journal of Arid Environments. 72:2142-2149.. 2008.