CSP Staff Publications from April 2012–Present

  • Climate Change in Wildlands: Pioneering Approaches to Science and Management

    Island Press | June 2016

    Description: Scientists have been warning for years that human activity is heating up the planet and climate change is under way. In the past century, global temperatures have risen an average of 1.3 degrees Fahrenheit, a trend that is expected to only accelerate ... MORE

  • Ecologically relevant maps of landforms and physiographic diversity for climate adaptation planning

    PLoS ONE |December 2015

    Abstract: Key to understanding the implications of climate and land use change on biodiversity and natural resources is to incorporate the physiographic platform on which changes in ecological systems unfold ... MORE

  • Space use by Swainson’s Hawk (Buteo swainsoni) in the Natomas Basin, California

    Collabra | April 2016

    Abstract: We used satellite-based remote sensing to estimate home ranges for Swainson’s Hawk, a species listed as threatened in California (USA), on its breeding grounds in the Natomas Basin (northern Central Valley, California) ... MORE

  • Applying fire connectivity and centrality measures to mitigate the cheatgrass-fire cycle in the arid West, USA

    Landscape Ecology | March 2016

    Abstract: Strategic placement of fuel treatments across large landscapes is an important step to mitigate the collective effects of fires interacting over broad spatial and temporal extents. On landscapes where highly invasive cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum) ... MORE