Publications


Ridging associated with drought in western and southwestern United States: characteristics, trends and predictability

Gibson, P.B., Waliser, D.E., Guan, B., DeFlorio, M.J., and D.L. Swain

Published Work | 2020 | Journal of Climate


Cities treated as things: imagining post-fossil cities

Stephanie Pincetl

Published Work | 2020 | Territory, Politics, Governance


Simulating and Evaluating Atmospheric River-Induced Precipitation Extremes along the U.S. Pacific Coast: Case Studies from 1980-2017

X. Huang, D.L. Swain, D.B. Walton, S. Stephenson, A. Hall

Published Work | 2020 | Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres


Energy use for urban water management by utilities and households in Los Angeles

Erik Porse, Kathryn B Mika, Alvar Escriva-Bou, Eric D Fournier, Kelly T Sanders, Edward Spang, Jennifer Stokes-Draut, Felicia Federico, Mark Gold and Stephanie Pincetl

Published Work | 2020 | Environmental Energy Communications


Adaptational lag to temperature in valley oak (Quercus lobata) can be mitigated by genome-informed assisted gene flow

Luke Browne, Jessica W. Wright, Sorel Fitz-Gibbon,Paul F. Gugger, and Victoria L. Sork

Published Work | 2019 | PNAS December 10, 2019 116 (50) 25179-25185


The impact of high ambient temperatures on delivery timing and gestational lengths

A. Barreca, J. Schaller

Published Work | 2019 | Nature Climate Change


An emergent constraint on future Arctic sea-ice albedo feedback

CW Thackeray, A Hall

Published Work | 2019 | Nature Climate Change


Survival and competing mortality risks of mountain lions in a major metropolitan area

J. Benson, J. Sikich, S. Riley

Published Work | 2019 | Biological Conservation


Conserving ecological roles of top predators in isolated mountains

Benson, J. F., P. J. Mahoney, T. W. Vickers, J. A. Sikich, P. Beier, S. P. D. Riley, H. B. Ernest, and W. M. Boyce

Published Work | 2019 | Ecological Applications 00(00):e02029




An empirical pipeline for choosing the optimal clustering threshold in RADseq studies

McCartney-Melstad, E., , M. Gidiş, and H. B. Shaffer

Published Work | 2019 | Molecular Ecology Resources 19:1195-1204


Experimental removal of introduced slider turtles offers new insight into competition with a native, threatened turtle

Lambert, M. R., J. M. McKenzie, R. M. Screen, A. G. Clause, B. J. Johnson, G. G. Mount, H. B. Shaffer, and G. B. Pauly

Published Work | 2019 | PeerJ 7:e7444


Decadal predictability of late winter precipitation in western Europe through an ocean–jet stream connection

Isla R. Simpson, Stephen G. Yeager, Karen A. McKinnon & Clara Deser

Published Work | 2019 |


Plant functional traits predict the drought response of native California plant species

Pezner, AK, Pivovaroff AL, Sun W, Sharifi MR, Rundel PW, Seibt U.

Published Work | 2019 | International Journal of Plant Science


Cache Pilfering in a Granivore Guild: Implications for Reintroduction Management

R. Chock, G. Grether, D. Shier

Published Work | 2019 | The Journal of Wildlife Management 83(7):1607–1616


Landscape genomic signatures indicate reduced gene flow and forest-associated adaptive divergence in an endangered neotropical turtle

Gallego-Garcia, N., G. Forero-Medina, M. Vargas-Ramirez, S. Caballero, and H. B. Shaffer

Published Work | 2019 | Molecular Ecology 28:2757–2771


The Effect of Ecophysiological Traits on Live Fuel Moisture Content

Alexandria L. Pivovaroff, Nathan Emery, M. Rasoul Sharifi, Marti Witter, Jon E. Keeley and Philip W. Rundel

Published Work | 2019 | Fire 2019, 2(2), 28


Recent warming of landfalling atmospheric rivers along the West Coast of the United States

Gonzales, K.R., Swain, D.L., Barnes, E.A., K. Nardi, and N.S. Diffenbaugh

Published Work | 2019 | Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres


Invasive annuals respond more negatively to drought than native species

Justin M. Valliere, Evelin B. Escobedo, Gary M. Bucciarelli, M. Rasoul Sharifi and Philip W. Rundel

Published Work | 2019 | New Phytologist


Is society ready for precipitation whiplash?

D.L. Swain

Published Work | 2019 | Earth's Future


Phylogenomics of the adaptive radiation of Triturus newts supports gradual ecological niche expansion towards an incrementally aquatic lifestyle

Wielstra, B., E. McCartney-Melstad, J. W. Arntzen, R. K. Butlin and H. B. Shaffer

Published Work | 2019 | Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 133:120-127



Effects of Building Size Growth on Residential Energy Efficiency and Conservation in California

Eric D. Fournier, Felicia Federico, Erik Porse, Stephanie Pincetl

Published Work | 2019 | Applied Energy