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Publications by Center Faculty, Associates, Scholars, and Students

Chen, G., Ozelkan, E., Singh, K.K., Zhou, J., Brown, M.R., and Meentemeyer, R.K. (2017). Uncertainties in Mapping Forest Carbon in Urban Ecosystems. Journal of Environmental Management. 187(1): 229-238. doi: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2016.11.062.

Khorram, S., S.A.C. Nelson, H.I. Cakir, C. Van Der Wiele. (2017). Digital Image Processing: Post-processing and Data Integration. In Handbook of Satellite Applications, 2nd ed. Editors Pelton, J. N., Madry, S., Camacho-Lara, S. Springer-Verlag. New York City, New York. pp. 839-864.

Smith, J.W., Dorning, M.A., Shoemaker, D.A., Méley, A., Dupéy, L.N., and Meentemeyer, R.K. (2017). Payments for carbon storage to alleviate development pressure in a rapidly urbanizing region. Forest Science

Wang, C., Thill, J.-C., and Meentemeyer, R.K. (2017). Who Wants More Open Space? Study of Willingness to be Taxed to Preserve Open Space in an Urban Environment. In H. Shibusawa et al. (eds.), Socioeconomic Environmental Policies and Evaluations in Regional Science, New Frontiers in Regional Science: Asian Perspectives 24: 125-146. doi: 10.1007/978-981-10-0099-7_7

Zhai, Y., and Baran, P. K. (2017). Urban park pathway design characteristics and senior walking behavior. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening. 21C: 60-73. DOI: 10.1016/j.ufug.2016.10.012

Adlakha, D., Hipp, J.A., and Brownson, R.C. (2016). Adaptation and Evaluation of the Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale in India (NEWS-India). International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 13(4): 401. DOI:

Arroyo-Johnson, C., Woodward, K., Milam, L., Ackermann, N., Komaie, G., Goodman, M.S., and Hipp, J.A. (2016). Still Separate, Still Unequal: Social Determinants of Playground Safety and Proximity Disparities in St. Louis. Journal of Urban Health. DOI: 10.1007/s11524-016-0063-8

Chen, G., and Meentemeyer, R.K. (2016). Remote Sensing of Forest Damage by Diseases and Insects. In Q. Weng (Ed.), Remote Sensing for Sustainability (pp. 145-162). Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group.

Cobb, R.C., Meentemeyer, R.K., and Rizzo, D.M. (2016). Wildfire and Forest Disease Interaction Lead to Greater Loss of Soil Nutrients and Carbon. Oecologia. pp 1-12. DOI: 10.1007/s00442-016-3649-7.

Conrad, J.L., Bibian, A., Weinersmith, K., DeCarion, D., Young, M., Crain, P., Hestir, E.L.,  Santos, M.J., and Sih, A. (2016). Novel Species Interactions in a Highly Modified Estuary: Association of Largemouth Bass with Brazilian Waterweed Egeria densa. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 145(2): 249-263.

Cunniffe, N.J., Cobb, R.C., Meentemeyer, R.K., Rizzo, D., and Gilligan, C.A. (2016). Modeling when, where and how to manage a forest epidemic: sudden oak death in California. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 113(20): 5640–5645. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1602153113

Davis, A.J., Singh, K.K., Thill, J.C., and Meentemeyer, R.K. (2016). Accounting for residential propagule pressure improves prediction of urban plant invasion. Ecosphere. 7(3): e01232. DOI:

Gagné, S.A., Sherman, P.J., Singh, K.K., and Meentemeyer, R.K. (2016). The effect of human population size on the breeding bird diversity of urban regions. Biodiversity and Conservation. 25(4): 653-671. doi: 10.1007/s10531-016-1080-3

Haas, S.E., Cushman, J.H., Dillon, W.W., Rank, N.E., Rizzo, D.M., and Meentemeyer, R.K. (2016). Effects of individual, community and landscape drivers on the dynamics of a wildland forest epidemic. Ecology. 97(3): 649-660. doi: 10.1890/15-0767.1

Hain, E. F., Lamphere, B. A., Blum, M. J., McIntyre, P. B., Nelson, S. A. C., and Gilliam, J. F. (2016). Comparison of visual survey and mark-recapture population estimates of a benthic fish in Hawaii. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 145(4): 878-887.

Hestir, E.L., DH Schoellhamer, JA Greenberg, T Morgan-King, SL Ustin. (2016). The effect of submerged aquatic vegetation expansion on a declining turbidity trend in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. Estuaries and Coasts. 39(4): 1100-1112. doi: 10.1007/s12237-015-0055-z.

Hipp, J.A., Becker, H.V., Marx, C.M., Tabak, R.G., Brownson, R.C., and Yang, L. (2016). Worksite nutrition supports and sugar-sweetened beverage consumption. Obesity Science & Practice. 2(2): 144-153. DOI: 10.1002/osp4.44

Hipp J., Manteiga A., Burgess A., Stylianou A., and Pless R. (2016). Webcams, crowdsourcing, and enhanced crosswalks: Developing a novel method to analyze active transportation. Frontiers in Public Health. 4:97. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2016.00097

James, P., Jankowska, M., Marx, C., Hart, J.E., Berrigan, D., Kerr, J., Hurvitz, P.M., Hipp, J.A., and Laden, F. (2016). “Spatial Energetics”: Integrating data from GPS, accelerometry, and GIS to address obesity and inactivity. American Journal of Preventative Medicine. 51(5): 792-800. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2016.06.006

Johnstone, J.F., Allen, C.D., Franklin, J.F., Frelich, L.E., Harvey, B.J., Higuera, P.E., Mack, M.C., Meentemeyer, R.K., Metz, M.R., Perry, G.L.W., Schoennagel, T., and Turner, M.G. (2016). Changing disturbance regimes, ecological memory, and forest resilience. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 14(7): 369-378. doi:10.1002/fee.1311

Johnston, S., Cohen, M., Torok, T., Meentemeyer, R.K., and Rank, N. (2016). Host phenology and leaf effects on susceptibility of California bay laurel to Phytophthora ramorum. Phytopathology. 106(1): 47-55. DOI:

Kaczynski, A.T., Schipperjin, J., Hipp, J.A., Besenyi, G.M., Wilhelm-Stanis, S.A., Hughey, S.M., and Wilcox, S. (2016). ParkIndex: Development of a standardized metric of park access for research and planning. Preventative Medicine. 87: 110-114. DOI: doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2016.02.012

Karlin, M., Vaclavik, T., Chadwick, J., and Meentemeyer, R.K. (2016). Habitat use by adult red wolves, Canis rufus, in an agricultural landscape, North Carolina, USA. Mammal Study. 41(2): 87-95. DOI:

Khorram, S., F. H. Koch, C.F. Van Der Wiele, and S.A.C. Nelson. (2016). Principles of Applied Remote Sensing. Editor Pelton, Joseph N. Springer-Verlag. New York City, New York. 307 p.

Latocha, A., Szymanowski, M., Jeziorska, J., Stec, M., and Roszczewska, M. (2016). Effects of land abandonment and climate change on soil erosion—An example from depopulated agricultural lands in the Sudetes Mts., SW Poland. Catena. 145: 128-141.

Leung, Y. -F., Smith, J. W., Seekamp, E., Conlon, K., Mayer, J., Guo, T., Walden-Schreiner, C., Adams, B., & Keane, R. (2016). The Effects of 2D and 3D Imagery and an Educational Message on Perceptions of Trail Impacts. Natural Areas Journal. 36(1): 88-92. doi:

Reeves, G.H., Pickard, B.R., and Johnson, K.N. (2016). An Initial Evaluation of Potential Options for Managing Riparian Reserves of the Aquatic Conservation Strategy of the Northwest Forest Plan. General Technical Report PNW-GTR-937. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 97 p.

Santos, M.J., Khanna, S., Hestir, E.L., Greenberg, J.A., and Ustin, S.L. (2016). Measuring landscape-scale spread and persistence of an invaded
submerged plant community from airborne remote sensing. Ecological Applications. 26(6): 1733-1744.

Serra-Diaz, J.M., Franklin, J., Dillon, W.W., Syphard, A.D., Davis, F.W., and Meentemeyer, R.K. (2016). California forests show early indications of both range shifts and local persistence under climate change. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 25(2): 164-175.

Shashidharan, A., Van Berkel D.B., Vatsavai, R.R., Meentemeyer, R.K. 2016. pFUTURES: A Parallel Framework for Cellular Automaton Based Urban Growth Models. In: Miller J., O’Sullivan D., Wiegand N. (eds) Geographic Information Science. GIScience 2016. Springer, Cham.

Singh, K.K., Bianchetti, R., Chen, G., and Meentemeyer, R.K. (2016). Assessing effect of dominant land-cover types and pattern on urban forest biomass estimated using LiDAR metrics. Urban Ecosystems. DOI 10.1007/s11252-016-0591-8

Singh, K. K., Chen, G., Vogler, J.B., and Meentemeyer, R.K. (2016). When Big Data are Too Much: Effects of LiDAR returns and point density on estimation of forest biomass. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing. 9(7): 3210-3218.

Singh, K.K., Gagne, S., and Meentemeyer, R.K. (2016). Urban Forests and Human Well-Being. In S. Walsh & S. Liang (eds.). Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences. Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-409548-9.10421-X

Smith, J. W., Bitsura-Meszaros, K., and Keane, R. (2016). Differences Between Conservatives and Liberals in Information Seeking Behavior and Perceived Risks Associated with Climate-driven Changes to Local Forest Conditions. Weather, Climate and Society. 8: 43-55. doi: 10.1175/WCAS-D-15-0046.1.

Tabrizian, P., Petrasova, A., Harmon, B., Vaclav, P., Mitasova, H., & Meentemeyer, R. K. (2016). Immersive Tangible Geospatial Modeling. In proceeding of 24th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems. Burlingame, CA.

Tateosian, L. (2016). Python for ArcGIS.  Springer, New York, NY. pp. 526.

Tonini, F., Dillon, W.W., Money, E.S., and Meentemeyer, R.K. (2016). Spatio-Temporal Reconstruction of Missing Forest Microclimate Measurements. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 218-219: 1-10. DOI:

van Zanten, B.T., Van Berkel, D.B., Meentemeyer, R.K., Smith, J.W., Tieskens, K.F., and Verburg, P.H. (2016). Continental-scale quantification of landscape values using social media data. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 113(46): 12974-12979. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1614158113

Wang, C., J.-C. Thill, and R.K. Meentemeyer. (2016). Who Wants More Open Space? Study of Willingness to Be Taxed to Preserve Open Space in an Urban Environment. In H. Shibusawa et al. (eds.), Socioeconomic Environmental Policies and Evaluations in Regional Science (pp. 125-146). Springer Singapore. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-10-0099-7_7

Zhai, Y. & Baran, P. K. (2016). Do configurational attributes matter in context of urban parks? Park pathway configurational attributes and senior walking. Landscape and Urban Planning. 148: 188-202.

Ampe, E.M., Raymaekers, D., Hestir, E.L., Jansen, M., Knaeps, E., and Batelaan, O. 2015. A Wavelet-enhanced inversion method for water quality retrieval from high spectral resolution data for complex waters. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 53(2): 869-882.

Berrigan, D., Hipp, J.A., Hurvitz, P.M., James, P., Jankowska, M., Kerr, J., Laden, F., Leonard, T., McKinnon, R., Powell-Wiley, T.M., Tarlov, E., Zenk, S.N., and the TREC Social and Contextual Measures and Methods Work Group. (2015). Geospatial and Contextual Approaches to Energy Balance and Health. Annals of GIS. 21(2). DOI: 10.1080/19475683.2015.1019925.

Bitsura-Meszaros, K., A. McCreary, J.W. Smith, E. Seekamp, M.A. Davenport, J. Nieber, B. Wilson, D.H. Anderson, C. Messer, and M. Kanazawa. (2015). Building Coastal Climate Readiness along the North Shore of Lake Superior. Michigan Journal of Sustainability. 3: 111-119.

Bocarro, J. N, Floyd, M. F., Smith, W. R., Edwards, M. B. D., Schultz, C. L., Baran, P. K., Moore, R. A., Cosco, N., Suau, L. J. (2015). Social and Environmental Factors Related to Boys’ and Girls’ Park-Based Physical Activity. Preventing Chronic Disease. 12: 140532.

Caldwell, P.V., J.G. Kennen, G. Sun, J.E. Kiang, J.B. Butcher, M.C. Eddy, L.E. Hay, J.H. LaFontaine, E.F. Hain, S.A.C. Nelson, S.G. McNulty. (2015). A Comparison of Hydrologic Models for Ecological Flows and Water Supply. Ecohydrology. 8 (8): 1525–1546.

Chen, G., Metz, M.R., Rizzo, D.M., and Meentemeyer, R.K. (2015). Mapping burn severity in a disease-impacted forest landscape using Landsat and MASTER imagery. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation. 40: 91-99

Chen, G., Metz, M.R., Rizzo, D.M., Dillon, W.W., and Meentemeyer, R.K.  (2015). Object-based assessment of burn severity in diseased forests using high-spatial and high-spectral resolution MASTER airborne imagery. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. 102: 38-47

DeRolph, C.R., Nelson, S.A.C., Hain, E.F., and Kwak, T.J. (2015). Predicting Fine-Scale Distributions of Peripheral Aquatic Species in Headwater Streams. Ecology and Evolution. 5(1): 152-163.

Dorning, M.A., Koch, J., Shoemaker, D.A., and Meentemeyer, R.K. (2015). Simulating urbanization scenarios reveals trade-offs between conservation planning strategies. Landscape and Urban Planning. 136: 28-39.

Dorning, M. A., J. W. Smith, D. A. Shoemaker, and R. K. Meentemeyer. (2015). Changing Decisions in a Changing Landscape: How Might Forest Owners in an Urbanizing Region Respond to Emerging Biofuel Markets? Land Use Policy. 49: 1-10.

Guo, T., Smith, J.W., Leung, Y., Seekamp, E., and Moore, R.L. (2015). Determinants of Responsible Hiking Behavior: Results from a Stated Choice Experiment. Environmental Management. 56(3): 765-776.

Hestir, E.L, VE Brando, M Bresciani, C Giardino, E Matta, P Villa, AG Dekker. (2015). Measuring freshwater ecosystems: The need for a hyperspectral global mapping satellite mission. Remote Sensing of Environment 167: 181-195.

Hestir, E.L., VE Brando, G Campbell, AG Dekker, TJ Malthus. (2015). The relationship between dissolved organic matter absorption and dissolved organic carbon in reservoirs along a temperate to tropical gradient. Remote Sensing of Environment 156: 395-402.

Hipp, J.A. and Chalise, N. (2015). Spatial Analysis and Correlates of County-level Diabetes Prevalence, 2009-2010. Preventing Chronic Disease. 12(E08) doi: 10.5888/pcd12.140404. PMCID: PMC4303405.

Hurley-Sanders, J. L., Stoskopf, M. K., Nelson, S. A. C., Showers, W., Mac Law, J., Gracz, H. S., and Levine, J. F. (2015). Tissue extraction methods for metabolic profiling of a freshwater bivalve, Elliptio complanata (Lightfoot, 1786). American Malacological Bulletin. 33(2): 185-194.

Hurley-Sanders, J. L., Levine, J. F., Nelson, S. A. C., Law, J. M., Showers, W. J., and Stoskopf, M. K. (2015). Key metabolites in tissue extracts of Elliptio complanata identified using H-1 nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Conservation Physiology, 3: 1-10.

Keane, R., and Smith, J. W. (2015). Information Presentation and Perceived Severity of Climate Change Driven Coastal Morphological Change. Coastal Management. 43 (6): 651-667.

King, K.E., Darrah, T.H., Money, E.S., Meentemeyer, R.K., Maguire, R.L., Nye, M.D., Michener, L., Murtha, A.P., Jirtle, R., Murphy, S.K., Mendez, M.A., Robarge, W., Vengosh, A., and Hoyo, C. 2015. Geographic clustering of elevated blood heavy metal levels in pregnant women. BMC Public Health. 15: 1035. doi:10.1186/s12889-015-2379-9.

Meentemeyer, R.K., Dorning, M.A., Vogler, J.B., Schmidt, D., and Garbelotto, M. (2015). Citizen science helps predict risk of emerging infectious disease. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 13(4): 189-194.

Perry-Hill, R., Smith, J. W., Reimer, A., Mase, A. S., Mullendore, N., Mulvaney, K., & Prokopy, L. S. (2015). The Influence of Basic Beliefs and Object-Specific Attitudes on Behavioral Intentions Toward a Rare and Little-Known Amphibian. Wildlife Research. 41(4): 287-299.

Petras, V., Mitasova, H., and Petrasova, A. (2015). Mapping gradient fields of landform migration. In Geomorphometry for Geosciences, edited by J. Jasiewicz, Z. Zwoliński, H. Mitasova and T. Hengl, 173-176. Poznań, Poland: Bogucki Wydawnictwo Naukowe, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań – Institute of Geoecology and Geoinformation.

Petras, V., Petrasova, A., Harmon, B., Meentemeyer, R.K., and Mitasova, H. (2015). Integrating Free and Open Source Solutions into Geospatial Science Education. International Journal of Geo-Information. 4(2): 942-956.

Petrasova, A., Harmon, B., Petras, V., and Mitasova, H. (2015). Tangible Modeling with Open Source GIS. Springer International Publishing. 135 p.

Pickard, B.R., Daniel, J., Mehaffrey, M., Jackson, L.E., and Neale, A. (2015).  EnviroAtlas: A new geospatial tool to foster ecosystem services science and resource management. Ecosystem Services. 14: 45-55.

Sanchez, G.M., Nejadhashemi, A.P., Zhang, Z., Marquart-Pyatt, S., Habron, G., and Shortridge, A. (2015). Linking watershed-scale stream health and socioeconomic indicators with spatial clustering and structural equation modeling. Environmental Modelling & Software. 70: 113-127.

Singh, K.K., Chen, G., McCarter, J.B., and Meentemeyer, R.K. (2015). Effects of LiDAR point-density and landscape context on estimates of urban forest biomass. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. 101: 310-322.

Singh, K.K., Davis, A.J., and Meentemeyer, R.K. (2015). Detecting understory plant invasion in urban forests using LiDAR. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation. 38: 267-279.

Smith, J. W., Leung, Y. -F., Seekamp, E., Walden-Schreiner, C., & Miller, A. (2015). Projected impacts to the production of outdoor recreation opportunities across state park systems in the US due to the adoption of a domestic climate change mitigation policy. Environmental Science & Policy. 48: 77-88.

Smith, J. W., Slocumb, W.S., Smith, C., and Matney, J. (2015). A Needs-Assessment Process for Designing Geospatial Data Management Systems within Federal Agencies. Journal of Map & Geography Libraries. 11: 226-244.

Supak, S., Brothers, G., Bohnenstiehl, D. (2015). Geospatial Analytics for Federally Managed Tourism Destinations and their Demand Markets. Journal of Destination Marketing and Management. 4 (3): 173-186.

Terzi, F., Turkoglu, H. D, Bolen, F., Baran, K. B, & Salihoglu, T. (2015). Residents’ perception of cultural activities as quality of life in Istanbul. Social Indicators Research. 122(1): 211-234.

Wine, S., Gagne, S., and Meentemeyer, R.K. (2015). Understanding human-coyote encounters in urban ecosystems using citizen science data: What do socioeconomics tell us? Environmental Management. 55(1): 159-170.

Ampe, E.M., Hestir, E.L., Bresciani, M., Salvadore, E. Brando, V.E., Dekker, A., Malthus, T.J., Jansen, M., Triest, L., and Batelaan, O. 2014. A wavelet approach for estimating chlorophyll-a from inland waters with reflectance spectroscopy. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters 11(1): 89-93.

Baran, P. K., Smith, W. R., Moore, R. C., Floyd, M. F., Bocarro, J. N., Cosco, N. G. & Danninger, T. M. (2014). Park use among youth and adults: Examination of individual, social, and urban form factors. Environment and Behavior. 46(6), pp. 768-800. doi:10.1177/0013916512470134

Bendor, T. K., Shoemaker, D.A., Thill, J.C., Dorning, M.A., and Meentemeyer, R.K. 2014. A mixed-methods analysis of socio-ecological feedbacks between urbanization and forest persistence. Ecology and Society. 19 (3): 3.

Dillon, W., Haas, S.E., Rizzo, D.M., and Meentemeyer, R.K. 2014. Perspectives of spatial scale in a wildland plant epidemic. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 138(3): 449-465.

Gharis, L., J. Roise, and J. McCarter. 2014. A compromise programming model for developing the cost of including carbon pools and flux in forest management. Annals of Operations Research. DOI: 10.1007/s10479-013-1519-9. 1-19.

Hardin, E., Mitasova, H., Tateosian, L., Overton, M. 2014. GIS-based Analysis of Coastal Lidar Time-Series, Springer Briefs in Computer Science, Springer, New York, 84 p.

Hohl, A., Vaclavik, T., and Meentemeyer, R.K. 2014. Go with the flow: Geospatial analytics to quantify hydrologic landscape connectivity for passively dispersed microorganisms. International Journal of Geographical Information Science (Special Issue on Spatial Ecology). 28 (8): 1626-1641.

Jeuck, J., Cubbage, F., Abt, Bardon, R., McCarter, J., Coulston, J., Renkow, M. 2014. Assessing independent variables used in econometric modeling forest land use or land cover change: a meta-analysis. Forests. 5 (7): 1532-1564.

Marks, W., Iiames, J.S., Lunetta, R.S., Khorram, S., and Mace, T.H. 2014. Basal Area and Biomass Estimates of Loblolly Pine Stands using L-Band UAVSAR. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing. 80 (1): 33-42.

Nelson, S. A. C., Hain, E.F, Hartis, B.M., & Johnson, A. 2014. Changing the Game: Multidimensional Mentoring and Partnerships in the Recruitment of Underrepresented Students in Fisheries. Pages 193-200 In W. W. Taylor, A. J. Lynch, and N. J. Leonard. (eds.), Future of Fisheries: Perspectives for Emerging Professionals. Bethesda, Maryland: American Fisheries Society. Pg. 506.

Lyons, N.J., Mitasova, H., Wegmann K.W., 2014, Improving mass-wasting inventories of debris flow-dominated channels in non-glaciated terrains. Landslides. 11(3), pp. 385-397. DOI 10.1007/s10346-013-0398-0.

Paris P., and Mitasova, H., 2014, Barrier Island Dynamics using Mass Center Analysis-A new way to detect and track large-scale change. ISPRS Int. Journal of Geo-Information. 3(1), p.49-65.

Petrasova, A., Harmon, B., Petras, V., Mitasova, H., 2014. GIS-based environmental modeling with tangible interaction and dynamic visualization. In: Ames, D.P., Quinn, N.W.T., Rizzoli, A.E. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 7th International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software, June 15-19, San Diego, California, USA.

Smith, J. W., & Pijanowski, B. C. (2014). Human and policy dimensions of soundscape ecology. Global Environmental Change: Human and Policy Dimensions. 28, 63-74.

Sotomayor, S., Barbieri, C., Aguilar, F. X., Stanis, S. W., & Smith, J. W. (2014). Motivations for visiting farmlands, private forests, and state/national forests in Missouri. Environmental Management. 54(1), 138-150.

Supak, S., Devine, H., Brothers, G., Rozier Rich, S. and Shen, W. (2014). An Open Source Web Mapping System for Tourism Planning and Marketing. The Journal of Travel and Tourism Marketing. 31(7): 835-853.

Tateosian L., Mitasova, H., Thakur S., Hardin E., Russ E., Bundell B., (2014). Visualizations of Coastal Terrain Time-series. Information Visualization. 13 (3) pp. 266 – 282. DOI: 10.1177/1473871613487086

Wang, Z., Devine, H., Zhang, W., and Waldroup, K. (2014). Using a GIS and GIS-Assisted Water Quality Model to Analyze the Deterministic Factors for Lead and Copper Corrosion in Drinking Water Distribution Systems. J. Environ. Eng. 140, SPECIAL ISSUE: Drinking Water Safety, Security, and Sustainability, A4014004.

Chadwick, O, Dearing, Nassar, N.T., Lippke, B.R., and McCarter, J.B. 2013. Carbon, Fossil Fuel, and Biodiversity Mitigation with Wood and Forests. Journal of Sustainable Forestry. DOI: 10.1080/10549811.2013.839386

Cobb, R.C., Rizzo, D.M., Garbelotto, M., Filipe, J.A.N., Gilligan, C.A., Meentemeyer, R.K. Dillon, W., Valachovic, Y., Swieki, T., Hansen, E.M., and Frankel, S.J. 2013. Biodiversity conservation in the face of dramatic forest disease: an integrated conservation strategy for tanoak (notholithocarpus densiflorus) threatened by sudden oak death. Madrono. 60 (2), 151-164. (Special issue organized by USDA Forest Service)

Cord, A.F., Meentemeyer, R.K., Leitao, P.J., and Vaclavik, T. 2013. Modelling species distributions with remote sensing data: bridging disciplinary perspectives. Journal of Biogeography.

Dillon, W., Vogler, J.B, Cobb, R, Metz, M.R., Rizzo, D.M., and Meentemeyer, R.K. 2013. Rangewide risks to a foundation tree species from disturbance interactions. Madrono. 60 (2), 139-150. (Special issue organized by USDA Forest Service)

Hallowell, G. D. and Baran, P. K. 2013. Suburban change: A time series approach to measuring form and spatial configuration. Journal of Space Syntax (JOSS:) Special Issue on Urban Challenges. 4(1), pp. 74-91.

Meentemeyer, R.K., Tang, W., Dorning, M., Vogler, J.B., Cunniffe, N.J., and Shoemaker. D.A. 2013. FUTURES: Multilevel simulations of emerging urban-rural landscape structure using a stochastic patch-growing algorithm. Annals of the Association of American Geographers. 103(4): 785-807.

Metz, M.R., Varner, J.M., Frangioso, K.M., Meentemeyer, R.K., and Rizzo, D.M. 2013. Unexpected redwood mortality from synergies between wildfire and an emerging infectious disease. Ecology 94:2152–2159.

Mitas, O., Mitasova, H.; Brothers, G., Weaver, K. 2013. Managing Dune Landscape Changes at Jockey’s Ridge State Park, North Carolina. Tourism in Marine Environments. 9(3-4), pp. 155-167.

Mitasova H., Hofierka, J., Harmon R.S., Barton M.C., Ullah, I. 2013. GIS-based Soil Erosion Modeling, In: Shroder, J. (Editor in Chief), Bishop, M.P. (Ed.), Treatise on Geomorphology. Academic Press, San Diego, CA, vol. 3, Remote Sensing and GIScience in Geomorphology, pp. 228-258.

Paris P.J., Hardin E., Mitasova H., Starek M.J., Kurum O.M., Overton M.F. 2013. Lines in the Sand: Geomorphic and Geospatial Characterization and Interpretation of Sandy Shorelines and Beaches, Geography Compass 7(5), p. 315-343.

Siderelis, C., and Smith, J. W. 2013. Ecological settings and state economies as factor inputs in the provision of outdoor recreation. Environmental Management, 52(3), 699-711.

Smith, J. W. 2013. Adaptive participation in forest planning contingent upon a hypothetical large-scale forest disturbance. Forest Science, 59(6), 637-648.

Smith, J. W. 2013. Information networks in amenity transition communities: A comparative case study. Human Ecology, 41(6), 885-903.

Smith, J. W., and Floyd, M. F. 2013. The urban growth machine, central place theory and access to open space. City, Culture and Society, 4(2), 87-98.

Smith, J. W., & Moore, R. L. 2013. Social-psychological factors influencing recreation demand: Evidence from two recreational rivers. Environment and Behavior, 45(7), 821-850.

Smith, J. W., Moore, R. L., and Sommerville, M. 2013. Non-sovereign visitor satisfaction: A case study of military training on the Appalachian Trail. Managing Leisure, 18(3), 1-13.

Smith, J. W., Leahy, J. E., Anderson, D. H., and Davenport, M. A. 2013. Community/agency trust and public involvement in resource planning. Society & Natural Resources, 26(4), 452-471.

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Thakur, S., Tateosian, L., Mitasova, H., Hardin, E., and Overton, M. 2013. Summary Visualizations for Coastal Spatial-Temporal Dynamics. International Journal for Uncertainty Quantification, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp.241-253.

Van Der Wiele, C., Khorram, S. and Yuan, H. 2013. Development of a Simulated Annealing-Assisted System for Land-Use/Land-Cover Classification. Journal of Earth Science Research, 20p.

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Cobb, R.C., Chan, M., Meentemeyer, R.K., and Rizzo, D.M. 2012. Common factors drive disease and coarse woody debris dynamics in forests impacted by sudden oak death. Ecosystems 15(2): 242-255.

Cobb, R.C., Filipe, J.A.N., Meentemeyer, R.K., and Gilligan, C.A. and Rizzo, D.M. 2012. Ecosystem transformation by emerging infectious disease: loss of large tanoak from California forests. Journal of Ecology 100(3): 712-722.

Filipe, J.A.N., Cobb, R.C., Meentemeyer, R.K., Lee, C.A., Valachovic, Y.S., Cook, A.R., Rizzo, D.M., and Gilligan, C.A. 2012. Landscape epidemiology and control of pathogens with cryptic and longdistance dispersal: Sudden Oak Death in Northern Californian forests. PLoS Computational Biology 8(1): e1002328.

Hain, E.F., Nelson, S.A.C., Tracy, B.H. and Cakir, H.I. 2012. Application of GIS Techniques for Developing an Index of Biotic Integrity in an Ecoregion with Low Fish Diversity. Southeastern Naturalist 11(4):711–732.

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Laird, S., Nelson, S.A.C., James, A., Stubbs, H. and Menius, E. 2012. Organizational structures and data use in volunteer monitoring organizations (VMOs). Applied Environmental Education and Communication 11(3-4): 165-177.

Lamsal, S., Rizzo, D.M., and Meentemeyer, R.K. 2012. Spatial variation and prediction of forest biomass in a heterogeneous landscape. Journal of Forestry Research 23(1): 13-22.

Long, Y, and Baran, P. K. 2012. Does Intelligibility Affect Place Legibility? Understanding the Relationship between Objective and Subjective Evaluations of the Urban Environment. Environment and Behavior 44(5): 616-640.

Meentemeyer, R.K., Haas, S.E., and Vaclavik, T. 2012. Landscape epidemiology of emerging infectious diseases in natural and human-altered ecosystems. Annual Review of Phytopathology 50: 379-402.

Metz, M.R., Frangioso, K. Meentemeyer, R.K., and Rizzo, D.M. 2012. An emergent disease causes directional changes in forest species composition in coastal Californi. Ecosphere 3:art86.

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Siderelis, C., Moore, R. L., Leung, Y. –F., & Smith, J. W. 2012. A nationwide production analysis of state park attendance in the United States. Journal of Environmental Management 99: 18-26.

Singh, K. K., Vogler, J.B., Shoemaker. D.A. and Meentemeyer, R.K. 2012. LiDAR-Landsat data fusion for large-area assessment of urban land use: balancing spatial resolution, data volume and mapping accuracy. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing 74: 110-121.

Smith, J. W. 2012. Barriers and bridges to U.S. Forest Service—community relationships: Results from two pilot tests of a rapid social capital assessment protocol. Forests 3(4): 1157-1179.

Smith, J. W., Anderson, D. H., & Moore, R. L. 2012. Social capital, place meanings, and perceived resilience to climate change. Rural Sociology 77(3): 380-407.

Smith, J. W., Moore, R. L., Anderson, D. H., and Siderelis, C. 2012. Community resilience in Southern Appalachia: A theoretical framework and three case studies. Human Ecology 40(3): 341-353.

Smith, J. W., Siderelis, C., Anderson, D. H., and Moore, R. L. 2012. The effects of place meanings and social capital on desired forest management outcomes: A stated preference experiment. Landscape and Urban Planning 106(2): 207-218.

Supak, S., Luo, H., Tateosian, L., Fang, K., Harrell, J., Harrelson, C., Bailey, A.D. and Devine, H. 2012. Who’s Watching Your Food? A Flexible Framework for Public Heath Monitoring. Transactions in GIS 16(2): 89–104.

Vaclavik, T., Kupfer, J.A., Meentemeyer, R.K. 2012. Accounting for multi-scale spatial autocorrelation improves performance of invasive species distribution modelling (iSDM). Journal of Biogeography 39(1): 42-55.

Vaclavik, T., and Meentemeyer, R.K. 2012. Equilibrium or not? Modeling potential distribution of invasive species in different stages of invasion. Diversity and Distributions 18(1): 73-83.

Van Der Wiele, C., Khorram, S. and Yuan, H. 2012. Simulated Annealing-Assisted System for Land-Use/Land-Cover Classification. Journal of Earth Science Research 1(1): 20p. 

Wang, C., Thill, J.C., and Meentemeyer, R.K. 2012. Estimating the demand for public open space: Evidence from North Carolina municipalities. Papers in Regional Science 91(1): 219-232.

Alvarez J., Mitasova H., Allen H.L. 2011. Estimating monthly solar radiation in South-Central Chile, Chilean Journal of Agricultural Research 71(4): 601-609.

Carr, J.D., H.M. Cheshire, G.R. Hess, D. Bailey and H.A. Devine. 2011. Assessing Embedded Geospatial Student Learning Outcomes in Forestry and Natural Resources Curricula. Journal of Forestry 109(7): 409 – 416.

Haas, S.E., Hooten, M.B., Rizzo, D.M., and Meentemeyer, R.K. 2011. Forest species diversity reduces disease risk in a generalist plant pathogen invasion. Ecology Letters 14: 1108-1116.

Jolma, A., Ames, D.P., Horning, N., Mitasova, H., Neteler, M., Racicot, A. and Sutton, T. 2011. Environmental Modeling and Management using Free and Open Source Geospatial Tools. In: Kresse, W. and Danko D.M. (eds.) Handbook of Geographic Information, Springer.

Khorram,S., Van Der Wiele, C., and Yuan, H. 2011. Development of a Modified Neural Network Based Land Cover Classification System Using Automated Data Selector and Multiresolution Remotely-Sensed Data. Journal of Goecarto International  26(6): 435-457.

Kovacs, K., Vaclavik, T., Haight, R.G., Pang, A., Cunniffe, N.J., Gilligan, C.A., and Meentemeyer, R.K. 2011. Predicting the economic costs and property value losses attributed to sudden oak death damage in California (2010-2020). Journal of Environmental Management 92(4): 1292-1302.

Lamsal, S., Cobb, R.C., Cushman, J.H., Meng, Q., Rizzo, D.M., and Meentemeyer, R.K. 2011. Spatial estimation of the density and carbon content of host populations for Phytophthora ramorum in California and Oregon. Forest Ecology and Management 262(6): 989-998.

Meentemeyer, R.K., Cunniffe, N.J., Cook, A.R., Filipe, J.A.N, Hunter, R.D., Rizzo, D.M., and Gilligan, C.A. 2011. Epidemiological modeling of invasion in heterogeneous landscapes: Spread of sudden oak death in California (1990-2030). Ecosphere 2(2):art17.

Meng, Q. and Meentemeyer, R.K. 2011. Modeling of multi-strata forest fire severity using Landsat TM Data. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 13(1): 120-126.

Metz, M.R., Frangioso, K., Meentemeyer, R.K. and Rizzo, D.M. 2011. Interacting disturbances: Wildfire severity affected by stage of forest disease invasion. Ecological Applications 21(2): 313-320.

Metz M., Mitasova H., and Harmon R.S. 2011. Efficient extraction of drainage networks from massive, radar-based elevation models with least cost path search. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 15: 667-678, 2011 doi:10.5194/hess-15-667-2011r

Mitasova H., Hardin E., Starek, M.J., Harmon R.S,. and Overton, M.F. 2011. Landscape dynamics from LiDAR data time series, In: Geomorphometry 2011, Hengl, T., Evans, I.S., Wilson, J.P., Gould, M. (eds.), Redlands, CA, p. 3-6.

Siitari, K., W.W. Taylor, S.A.C. Nelson, K.E. Weaver. 2011. The influence of land cover composition on thermal habitat availability for native brook charr (Salvelinus fontinalis) populations in the United States of America. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 20: 431-437.

Starek M.J., Mitasova H., Hardin E., Overton M.F., Harmon R.S. 2011. Modeling and analysis of landscape evolution using airborne, terrestrial, and laboratory laser scanning, Geosphere 7(6): 1340-1356, doi:10.1130/GES00699.1.

Swei, A., Meentemeyer, R.K. and Briggs, C. 2011. Influence of abiotic and environmental factors on the density and infection prevalence of Ixodes pacificus (Acari: Ixodidae) with Borrelia burgdorferi. Journal of Medical Entomology 48(1): 20-28.

Butkiewicz, T., Meentemeyer, R., Shoemaker, D., Chang, R., Wartell, Z., Ribarsky, W. 2010. Alleviating the Modifiable Areal Unit Problem within Probe-Based Geospatial Analyses. Computer Graphics Forum 29(3): 923-932.

Branch, B.D., S.A.C. Nelson, and H.A. Devine. 2010. From Conception to Compliance, an Interdisciplinary Approach to Spatial Thinking and GIS Education in North Carolina. Proceedings of the International Conference on Education, Training and Informatics. ICETI Publishers, Orlando, Fl. 465-470 pp.

Cobb, R.C. Meentemeyer, R.K. and Rizzo, D.M. 2010. Apparent competition in canopy trees determined by pathogen transmission rather than susceptibility. Ecology 91(2): 327-333.

Davis, F.W., Borchert, M.I., Flint, A., Meentemeyer, R.K., and Rizzo, D.M. 2010. Pre-impact forest composition and ongoing tree mortality associated with Sudden Oak Death disease in the Big Sur Region, California. Forest Ecology and Management 259(12): 2342-2354.

Ellis, A., Vaclavik, T, and Meentemeyer, R.K. 2010. When is connectivity important? A case study of the spatial pattern of sudden oak death. Oikos 119(3): 485-493.

Hester, D.B., S.A.C. Nelson, H.I. Cakir, S. Khorram, and H. Cheshire. 2010. High-resolution land cover change detection based on fuzzy uncertainty analysis and change reasoning. International Journal of Remote Sensing 31(2): 455 – 475.

Mitasova H., Hardin E., Kurum, M.O., Overton M.F. 2010. Geospatial analysis of vulnerable beach-foredune systems from decadal time series of lidar data, Journal of Coastal Conservation, Management and Planning, 14(3), p.161-172.

Nelson, S.A.C. Nelson. 2010. Review: Remote Sensing for Biodiversity and Wildlife Management by Steven E. Franklin, McGraw-Hill Publishers, London, England, 2010, 346 pp. Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing 76(12): 1310-1312.

Supak, S., Leung, Y.F., and Stewart, K. 2010. Geotourism Potential in North Carolina: Perspectives from Interpretation at State Parks. In D. Newsome & R. Dowling (Eds.), Geotourism: The Tourism of Geology and Landscape (172-183). Oxford: Goodfellow Publishers.

Tateosian, L.G., Mitasova, H., Foglemann, B., Harmon, B., Weaver K., and Harmon R.S. 2010. TanGeoMS: Tangible geospatial modeling system, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG), 16(6), p. 1605-1612.

Vaclavik, T., Kanaskie, A., Hansen, E.M., Ohmann, J.L. and Meentemeyer, R.K. 2010. Predicting potential and actual distribution of sudden oak death in Oregon: Prioritizing landscape contexts for early detection and eradication of disease outbreaks. Forest Ecology and Management 260(6): 1026-1035.

Yuan, H., Van Der Wiele, C., and Khorram, S. 2010. An automated artificial neural network system for land use/land cover classification from Landsat TM imagery, Journal of Remote Sensing, Open Source, Switzerland, ISS 2072-4292, 21p.

Hester, D. B., H. I. Cakir, S. A. C. Nelson, S. Khorram, and H. Cheshire. 2009. High-resolution land cover change detection based on fuzzy uncertainty analysis and change reasoning. International Journal of Remote Sensing 31(2): 455 – 475.

Meentemeyer, R.K. 2009. Landscape epidemiology of Phytopthora ramorum: Measuring, mapping, and modeling spread. Phytopathology 99: S163.

Miller, J.E., S.A.C. Nelson, G. R. Hess. 2009. A New Object-Oriented Method of Impervious Surface Classification Using Feature Analyst. The Professional Geographer 61(2): 250 – 264.

Mitasova, H., Overton, M., Recalde, J.J., Bernstein, D., and Freeman C. 2009. Raster-based Analysis of Coastal Terrain Dynamics from Multitemporal Lidar Data, Journal of Coastal Research 25(2), p. 507-514.

Vaclavik, T. and Meentemeyer, R.K. 2009. Invasive species distribution modeling (iSDM): Are absence data and dispersal constraints needed to predict actual distributions? Ecological Modelling 220(23): 3248-3258.

Vanwalleghem, T. and Meentemeyer, R.K. 2009. Predicting forest microclimate in heterogeneous landscapes. Ecosystems 12(7): 1158-1172.

Anacker, B.L., Rank, N.E., Huberli, D., Garbelotto, M., Gordon, S., Whitkus, R., Harnik, T., Meshriy, M., and Meentemeyer, R.K. 2008. Susceptibility to Phytophthora ramorum in a key infectious host: landscape variation in host genotype, phenotype, and environmental factors. New Phytologist 177: 756-766.

Cakir, H. I. and S. Khorram. 2008. Correspondence Analysis Fusion. Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing 74(2):183–192.

Cushman, J.H. and Meentemeyer, R.K. 2008. Multi-scale patterns of human activity and the incidence of an exotic forest pathogen. Journal of Ecology 96: 766-776.

Hester, D.B., H.I. Cakir, S.A.C. Nelson, and S. Khorram. 2008. Per-pixel classification of high spatial resolution satellite imagery for urban land-cover mapping. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing 74: 463-471.

Meentemeyer, R.K., Anacker, B., Mark, W., and Rizzo, D.M. 2008. Early detection of emerging forest disease using dispersal estimation and ecological niche modeling. Ecological Applications 18: 377-390.

Meentemeyer, R.K., Rank, N.E., Anacker, B.L., and Cushman, J.H. 2008. Influence of land-cover change on the spread of an invasive forest pathogen. Ecological Applications 18:159-171.

Meentemeyer, R.K. N.E. Rank, D. Shoemaker, C. Oneal, D.M. Rizzo. 2008. Impacts of sudden oak death on tree mortality in the Big Sur ecoregion of California. Biological Invasions 10: 1243-1255.