Publications

Increasing precipitation volatility in twenty-first-century California

D.L. Swain, B. Langenbrunner, J.D. Neelin, and A. Hall

Published Work | 2018 | Nature Climate Change


Climate Change in the Sierra Nevada: California’s Water Future

K.D. Reich, N. Berg, D.B. Walton, M. Schwartz, F. Sun, X. Huang, and A. Hall

Other | 2018



Open data and Stormwater Systems in Los Angeles: Applications for Equitable Green Infrastructure

E. Porse

Published Work | 2018 | The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability


Urban Nature Gardens at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County attract “wildlife spectacle” of insect pollinators

E. Hartop, E. Long, C. Bornstein, L. Gonzalez, B. Brown

Published Work | 2018 | Zoosymposia 12: 029–050 (2018)


An amphibian chemical defense phenotype is inducible across life history stages

Bucciarelli, G. M., Shaffer, H. B., Green, D. B., & Kats, L. B.

Published Work | 2017 | Scientific Reports, 7(1), 8185


Noxious newts and their natural enemies: Experimental effects of tetrodotoxin exposure on trematode parasites and aquatic macroinvertebrates

Calhoun, D.M., Bucciarelli, G.M., Kats, L.B, Zimmer, R.K., & Johnson, P.T.J.

Published Work | 2017 | Toxicon. 137: 120-127



Occurrence of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in anurans of the Mediterranean region of Baja California, México

Peralta-García, A., Adams, A.J., Galina-Tessaro, P., Briggs, C.J., Valdez-Villavicencio, J.H., Hollingsworth, B.D., Shaffer, H.B., and R.N. Fisher, in press

Published Work | 2017 | Diseases of Aquatic Organisms


Distribution, identification, landscape setting, and conservation of Rana kauffeldi in the northeastern U.S.

Schlesinger, M.D., J.A. Feinberg, N.H. Nazdrowicz, J.D. Kleopfer, J. Beane, J.F. Bunnell, J. Burger, E. Corey, K. Gipe, J.W. Jaycox, E. Kiviat, J. Kubel, D. Quinn, C. Raithel, S. Wenner, E.L. White, B. Zarate, and H.B. Shaffer

Progress Report | 2017


Phylogenomic analyses of 539 highly informative loci dates a fully resolved time tree for the major clades of living turtles (Testudines)

Shaffer, H.B., McCartney-Melstad, E., Near, T., Mount, G. G., and P.Q. Spinks

Published Work | 2017 | Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 115: 7-15


Desert tortoises in the genomic age: population genomics and the landscape

Shaffer HB, McCartney-Melstad E, Ralph P, Bradburd G, Lundgren E, Vu J, Hagerty B, Sandmeier F, Weitzman C, Tracy CR.

Published Work | 2017 |


Molecular phylogeny and divergence of the Map Turtles (Emydidae: Graptemys)

Thomson, R.C., P. Q. Spinks, and H. B. Shaffer. in press

Published Work | 2017 | Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution



Significant and inevitable end-of-21st-century advances in surface runoff timing in California’s Sierra Nevada

M. Schwartz, A. Hall, F. Sun, D.B. Walton, and N. Berg

Published Work | 2017 | Journal of Hydrometeorology


Breaking In: Artists and the Changing Lineup in Surfing

Jon Christensen, KCET Artbound

Other | 2017


Wily Ecologies: Comic Futures for American Environmentalism

Allison Carruth

Published Work | 2017 | American Literary History



Remote linkages to anomalous winter atmospheric ridging over the northeastern Pacific

D.L. Swain, D. Singh, D.E. Horton, J.S. Mankin, T.C. Ballard, N.S. Diffenbaugh

Published Work | 2017 | Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres


Systems Analysis and Optimization of Local Water Supplies in Los Angeles

E. Porse, K. Mika, E. Litvak, K. Manago, K. Naik, M. Glickfeld, T. Hogue, M. Asce, M. Gold, D. Pataki, S. Pincetl

Other | 2017 | Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management





Turtles of the World: Annotated Checklist and Atlas of Taxonomy, Synonymy, Distribution, and Conservation Status (8th Ed.)

Turtle Taxonomy Working Group [A. G. J. Rhodin,, J. B. Iverson, R. Bour, U. Fritz, A. Georges, H. B. Shaffer, and P. P. van Dijk]

Published Work | 2017 | Chelonian Research Monographs 7: 292 pp.


Evaluating the Effects of Turf-Replacement Programs in Los Angeles County

Stephanie Pincetl, Thomas W. Gillespie, Diane Pataki, Erik Porse, Shenyue Jia, Erika Kidera, Nick Nobles, Janet Rodriguez, Dong-ha Choi

Progress Report | 2017