• 1700 Citations
  • 24 h-Index
1985 …2019

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Research Output

  • 1700 Citations
  • 24 h-Index
  • 67 Article
  • 4 Paper
  • 2 Review article
2019

Estimating forage utilization with drone-based photogrammetric point clouds

Gillan, J. K., McClaran, M. P., Swetnam, T. L. & Heilman, P., Jul 2019, In : Rangeland Ecology and Management. 72, 4, p. 575-585 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Forum: Critical Decision Dates for Drought Management in Central and Northern Great Plains Rangelands

Smart, A. J., Harmoney, K., Scasta, J. D., Stephenson, M. B., Volesky, J. D., Vermeire, L. T., Mosley, J. C., Sedivec, K., Meehan, M., Haigh, T., Derner, J. D. & McClaran, M. P., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Rangeland Ecology and Management.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations

Satellite patches, patch expansion, and doubling time as decision metrics for invasion control: Pennisetum ciliare expansion in southwestern Arizona

Weston, J. D., McClaran, M., Whittle, R. K., Black, C. W. & Fehmi, J., Mar 1 2019, In : Invasive Plant Science and Management. 12, 1, p. 36-42 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soil microbial activity is resistant to recreational camping disturbance in a Prosopis dominated semiarid savanna

Kariuki, S., Gallery, R. E., Sparks, J. P., Gimblett, R. & McClaran, M. P., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Applied Soil Ecology. 103424.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Considerations for achieving cross-platform point cloud data fusion across different dryland ecosystem structural states

Swetnam, T. L., Gillan, J. K., Sankey, T. T., McClaran, M. P., Nichols, M. H., Heilman, P. & McVay, J., Jan 10 2018, In : Frontiers in Plant Science. 8, 2144.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Shrub encroachment into grasslands: End of an era?

Huang, C. Y., Archer, S. R., McClaran, M. P. & Marsh, S. E., Jan 1 2018, In : PeerJ. 2018, 9, e5474.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

UAV hyperspectral and lidar data and their fusion for arid and semi-arid land vegetation monitoring

Sankey, T. T., McVay, J., Swetnam, T. L., McClaran, M. P., Heilman, P. & Nichols, M., Mar 2018, In : Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation. 4, 1, p. 20-33 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations
1 Scopus citations
2017

Quantifying long-term plant community dynamics with movement models: Implications for ecological resilience: Implications

Bagchi, S., Singh, N. J., Briske, D. D., Bestelmeyer, B. T., McClaran, M. P. & Murthy, K., Jul 2017, In : Ecological Applications. 27, 5, p. 1514-1528 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations
2016

Can ecological land classification increase the utility of vegetation monitoring data?

Williamson, J. C., Bestelmeyer, B. T., McClaran, M., Robinett, D., Briske, D. D., Wu, X. B. & Fernández-Giménez, M. E., Oct 1 2016, In : Ecological Indicators. 69, p. 657-666 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Direct effects dominate responses to climate perturbations in grassland plant communities

Chu, C., Kleinhesselink, A. R., Havstad, K. M., McClaran, M. P., Peters, D. P., Vermeire, L. T., Wei, H. & Adler, P. B., Jun 8 2016, In : Nature communications. 7, 11766.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Uprooted buffelgrass thatch reduces buffelgrass seedling establishment

Jernigan, M. B., McClaran, M. P., Biedenbender, S. H. & Fehmi, J. S., Jul 2 2016, In : Arid Land Research and Management. 30, 3, p. 320-329 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2015

Increased preparation for drought among livestock producers reliant on rain-fed forage

McClaran, M., Butler, G. J., Wei, H. & Ruyle, G. B., Jun 10 2015, In : Natural Hazards. 79, 1, p. 151-170 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Introduction to Robert R. Humphrey’s article

McClaran, M., Jul 28 2015, In : Fire Ecology. 11, 2, p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Where Do Seasonal Climate Predictions Belong in the Drought Management Toolbox?

Crimmins, M. A. & McClaran, M. P., Dec 2 2015, Rangelands, 38, 4, p. 169-176 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

4 Scopus citations
2014

Effect of check dams on runoff, sediment yield, and retention on small semiarid watersheds

Polyakov, V. O., Nichols, M. H., McClaran, M. P. & Nearing, M. A., Sep 1 2014, In : Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 69, 5, p. 414-421 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Scopus citations

Evaluating a state-and-transition model using a long-term dataset

Perlinski, A. T., Paige, G. B. & McClaran, M. P., Mar 2014, In : Rangeland Ecology and Management. 67, 2, p. 173-182 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Functional response of U.S. grasslands to the early 21st-century drought

Susan Moran, M., Ponce-Campos, G. E., Huete, A., McClaran, M. P., Zhang, Y., Hamerlynck, E. P., Augustine, D. J., Gunter, S. A., Kitchen, S. G., Peters, D. P. C., Starks, P. J. & Hernandez, M., Aug 2014, In : Ecology. 95, 8, p. 2121-2133 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

55 Scopus citations

Life form influences survivorship patterns for 109 herbaceous perennials from six semi-arid ecosystems

Chu, C., Havstad, K. M., Kaplan, N., Lauenroth, W. K., McClaran, M. P., Peters, D. P., Vermeire, L. T. & Adler, P. B., Jul 2014, In : Journal of Vegetation Science. 25, 4, p. 947-954 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations
15 Scopus citations
2013

Advancing water resource management in agricultural, rural, and urbanizing watersheds: Why land-grant universities matter

Gold, A. J., Parker, D., Waskom, R. M., Dobrowolski, J., O'Neill, M., Groffman, P. M., Addy, K., Barber, M., Batie, S., Benham, B., Bianchi, M., Blewett, T., Evensen, C., Farrell-Poe, K., Gardner, C., Graham, W., Harrison, J., Harter, T., Kushner, J., Lowrance, R. & 16 others, Lund, J., Mahler, R., McClaran, M., McFarland, M., Osmond, D., Pritchett, J., Prokopy, L., Rock, C., Shober, A., Silitonga, M., Swackhamer, D., Thurston, J., Todey, D., Turco, R., Vellidis, G. & Wright Morton, L., Jul 1 2013, In : Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 68, 4, p. 337-348 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

7 Scopus citations
11 Scopus citations

Ecosystem resilience despite large-scale altered hydroclimatic conditions

Ponce Campos, G. E., Moran, M. S., Huete, A., Zhang, Y., Bresloff, C., Huxman, T. E., Eamus, D., Bosch, D. D., Buda, A. R., Gunter, S. A., Heartsill-Scalley, T., Kitchen, S. G., Mcclaran, M. P., Mcnab, W. H., Montoya, D. S., Morgan, J. A., Peters, D. P. C., Sadler, E. J., Seyfried, M. S. & Starks, P. J., Feb 21 2013, In : Nature. 494, 7437, p. 349-352 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

238 Scopus citations

Extreme precipitation patterns and reductions of terrestrial ecosystem production across biomes

Zhang, Y., Susan Moran, M., Nearing, M. A., Ponce Campos, G. E., Huete, A. R., Buda, A. R., Bosch, D. D., Gunter, S. A., Kitchen, S. G., Henry McNab, W., Morgan, J. A., McClaran, M. P., Montoya, D. S., Peters, D. P. C. & Starks, P. J., Mar 1 2013, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. 118, 1, p. 148-157 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

54 Scopus citations

Net primary productivity of subalpine meadows in yosemite national park in relation to climate variability

Moore, P. E., Van Wagtendonk, J. W., Yee, J. L., McClaran, M. P., Cole, D. N., McDougald, N. K. & Brooks, M. L., Dec 1 2013, In : Western North American Naturalist. 73, 4, p. 409-418 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2012

Empirical assessment of state-and-transition models with a long-term vegetation record from the Sonoran Desert

Bagchi, S., Briske, D. D., Wu, X. B., McClaran, M. P., Bestelmeyer, B. T. & Fernández-Giménez, M. E., Mar 1 2012, In : Ecological Applications. 22, 2, p. 400-411 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations

Sonoran Desert Ecosystem transformation by a C 4 grass without the grass/fire cycle

Olsson, A. D., Betancourt, J., Mcclaran, M. P. & Marsh, S. E., Jan 1 2012, In : Diversity and Distributions. 18, 1, p. 10-21 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

53 Scopus citations
2011

AGWA: The automated geospatial watershed assessment tool to inform rangeland management

Goodrich, D. C., Guertin, D. P., Burns, I. S., Nearing, M. A., Stone, J. J., Wei, H., Heilman, P., Hernandez, M., Spaeth, K., Pierson, F., Paige, G. B., Miller, S. N., Kepner, W. G., Ruyle, G., McClaran, M. P., Weltz, M. & Jolley, L., Aug 2011, Rangelands, 33, 4, p. 41-47 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

16 Scopus citations

Convergence of dynamic vegetation net productivity responses to precipitation variability from 10 years of MODIS EVI

Ponce, G., Moran, S., Huete, A., Bresloff, C., Huxman, T., Bosch, D., Bradford, J., Buda, A., Gunter, S., McNab, H., McClaran, M., Peters, D., Sadler, J., Seyfried, M., Starks, P., Sutherland Montoya, D. & Heartsill, T., Dec 1 2011.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Long-term cross-scale assessment of woody cover stability in drylands

Huang, C., Archer, S., McClaran, M. & Marsh, S., Dec 1 2011.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2010

Long-term runoff and sediment yields from small semiarid watersheds in southern Arizona

Polyakov, V. O., Nearing, M. A., Nichols, M. H., Scott, R. L., Stone, J. J. & McClaran, M. P., Oct 11 2010, In : Water Resources Research. 46, 9, W09512.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Scopus citations
2009

Archiving and distributing three long-term interconnected geospatial data sets

Moran, M. S., Hutchinson, B. S., Marsh, S. E., McClaran, M. P. & Olsson, A. D., Jan 1 2009, In : IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. 47, 1, p. 59-71 13 p., 4689344.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Multispecies allometric models predict grass biomass in semidesert rangeland

Nafus, A. M., McClaran, M. P., Archer, S. R. & Throop, H. L., Jan 2009, In : Rangeland Ecology and Management. 62, 1, p. 68-72 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations
2008
2 Scopus citations

Short- and long-term vegetation change related to grazing systems, precipitation, and mesquite cover

Mashiri, F. E., McClaran, M. P. & Fehmi, J. S., Jul 2008, In : Rangeland Ecology and Management. 61, 4, p. 368-379 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Soil carbon and nitrogen in relation to shrub size and death in a semi-arid grassland

McClaran, M. P., Moore-Kucera, J., Martens, D. A., van Haren, J. & Marsh, S. E., May 15 2008, In : Geoderma. 145, 1-2, p. 60-68 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

50 Scopus citations

Soil cycling of trace gases in response to mesquite management in a semiarid grassland

McLain, J. E. T., Martens, D. A. & McClaran, M. P., Sep 1 2008, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 72, 9, p. 1654-1665 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Woody plants in grasslands: Post-encroachment stand dynamics

Browning, D. M., Archer, S. R., Asner, G. P., McClaran, M. P. & Wessman, C. A., Jun 1 2008, In : Ecological Applications. 18, 4, p. 928-944 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

90 Scopus citations
2007

Mesquite and grass relationships at two spatial resolutions

McClaran, M. P. & Angell, D. L., Jul 1 2007, In : Plant Ecology. 191, 1, p. 119-126 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Postfire stand structure in a semiarid savanna: Cross-scale challenges estimating biomass

Huang, C. Y., Marsh, S. E., McClaran, M. P. & Archer, S. R., Oct 1 2007, In : Ecological Applications. 17, 7, p. 1899-1910 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations
2006

Distinguishing hyperbole from action in corporate strategic responses to global climate change

Tanzer, L. S. & McClaran, M. P., Dec 1 2006.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Long-term vegetation response to mesquite removal in Desert Grassland

McClaran, M. P. & Angell, D. L., Sep 1 2006, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 66, 4, p. 686-697 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Water requirements for emergence of buffelgrass (Pennisetum ciliare)

Ward, J. P., Smith, S. E. & McClaran, M. P., Jul 1 2006, In : Weed Science. 54, 4, p. 720-725 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations
2005

Biophysical characterization and management effects on semiarid rangeland observed from landsat ETM+ data

Fang, H., Liang, S., McClaran, M. P., Van Leeuwen, W. J. D., Drake, S., Marsh, S. E., Thomson, A. M., Izaurralde, R. C. & Rosenberg, N. J., Jan 1 2005, In : IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. 43, 1, p. 125-133 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations
2004

Deriving land surface biophysical parameters from satellite data for soil carbon sequenstration

Fang, H., Liang, S., McClaran, M. P., Van Leeuwen, W. J. D., Drake, S., Marsh, S. E., Thomson, A., Izaurralde, R. C. & Rosenberg, N. J., Dec 1 2004, p. 4277-4280. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Isotopic analysis of tooth enamel carbonate from modern North American feral horses: Implications for paleoenvironmental reconstructions

Hoppe, K. A., Amundson, R., Vavra, M., McClaran, M. P. & Anderson, D. L., Jan 28 2004, In : Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 203, 3-4, p. 299-311 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

61 Scopus citations

Landscape patterns of vegetation change indicated by soil carbon isotope composition

Biedenbender, S. H., McClaran, M. P., Quade, J. & Weltz, M. A., Mar 2004, In : Geoderma. 119, 1-2, p. 69-83 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

53 Scopus citations

Response of mountain meadows to grazing by recreational pack stock

Cole, D. N., Van Wagtendonk, J. W., McClaran, M. P., Moore, P. E. & McDougald, N. K., Mar 1 2004, In : Journal of Range Management. 57, 2, p. 153-160 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations
2003

Climate spatial variability and data resolution in a semi-arid watershed, south-eastern Arizona

Skirvin, S. M., Marsh, S. E., McClaran, M. P. & Meko, D. M., Aug 1 2003, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 54, 4, p. 667-686 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations