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  • 1615 Citations
  • 23 h-Index
  • 64 Article
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1 Citation (Scopus)

Estimating Forage Utilization with Drone-Based Photogrammetric Point Clouds

Gillan, J. K., McClaran, M., Swetnam, T. L. & Heilman, P., Jan 1 2019, In : Rangeland Ecology and Management.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

forage
pasture
global positioning systems
pastures
monitoring

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

Cenchrus ciliaris
grasses
monitoring
testing
2018
5 Citations (Scopus)

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., Nichols, M. H., Heilman, P. & McVay, J., Jan 10 2018, In : Frontiers in Plant Science. 8, 2144.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

lidar
arid lands
photogrammetry
ecosystems
vegetation

Framework for a collaborative process to increase preparation for drought on U.S. public rangelands

Brugger, J. V., Hawkes, K. L., Bowen, A. M. & McClaran, M., Dec 1 2018, In : Ecology and Society. 23, 4, 18.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rangeland
drought
natural hazard
action research
psychology
2 Citations (Scopus)

Shrub encroachment into grasslands: End of an era?

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photography
cacti and succulents
shrubs
photography
grasslands
26 Citations (Scopus)

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., Heilman, P. & Nichols, M., Mar 1 2018, In : Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation. 4, 1, p. 20-33 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

lidar
Optical radar
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)
arid lands
Fusion reactions
1 Citation (Scopus)

‘Storytelling’ Natural Resource Conflict on U.S. Public Lands

Brugger, J. V., McClaran, M. & Sprinkle, J. E., Jan 1 2018, In : Ethnos.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

natural resources
social structure
resources
Natural Resources
Storytelling
2017
9 Citations (Scopus)

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. & Murthy, K., Jul 1 2017, In : Ecological Applications. 27, 5, p. 1514-1528 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

community dynamics
plant community
grassland
trajectory
primary succession
2016
4 Citations (Scopus)

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

Eragrostis lehmanniana
land classification
Prosopis velutina
vegetation
monitoring
10 Citations (Scopus)

Direct effects dominate responses to climate perturbations in grassland plant communities

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

grasslands
Climate
Climate change
climate
perturbation
4 Citations (Scopus)

Uprooted buffelgrass thatch reduces buffelgrass seedling establishment

Jernigan, M. B., McClaran, M., Biedenbender, S. H. & Fehmi, J., Apr 13 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Arid Land Research and Management. p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

thatch
seedling establishment
seedling
seedlings
bare soil
2015
7 Citations (Scopus)

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

forage
livestock
drought
coping strategy
ranching

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

forest fires
forest fire
grasslands
grassland
4 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

climate prediction
drought
climate
management decision
Southern Oscillation
2014
36 Citations (Scopus)

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

Polyakov, V. O., Nichols, M. H., McClaran, M. & 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

dams (hydrology)
sediment yield
runoff
dam
watershed
3 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prosopis
Eragrostis lehmanniana
Prosopis velutina
canopy
vegetation
50 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

functional response
twenty first century
net primary production
grasslands
grassland
13 Citations (Scopus)

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., Peters, D. P., Vermeire, L. T. & Adler, P. B., 2014, In : Journal of Vegetation Science. 25, 4, p. 947-954 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

survivorship
forbs
survival rate
grass
ecosystems
14 Citations (Scopus)
Southwestern United States
livestock farming
livestock production
rangeland
rangelands
2013
6 Citations (Scopus)

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. L., 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. M., Shober, A., Silitonga, M., Swackhamer, D., Thurston, J., Todey, D., Turco, R., Vellidis, G. & Wright Morton, L., Jul 2013, In : Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 68, 4, p. 337-348 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

university sector
Land Grant universities
urbanization
rural areas
water management
9 Citations (Scopus)
Prosopis velutina
nitrogen content
grasslands
grassland
carbon
217 Citations (Scopus)

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., Scalley, T. H., Kitchen, S. G., McClaran, M., 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

Ecosystem
Droughts
Water
Northern Africa
Food Supply
53 Citations (Scopus)

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., Montoya, D. S., Peters, D. P. C. & Starks, P. J., 2013, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics. 118, 1, p. 148-157 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

net primary production
ecosystems
biome
terrestrial ecosystem
Ecosystems
4 Citations (Scopus)

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., Cole, D. N., McDougald, N. K. & Brooks, M. L., Dec 2013, In : Western North American Naturalist. 73, 4, p. 409-418 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

meadow
meadows
primary productivity
national parks
national park
2012
32 Citations (Scopus)

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., Bestelmeyer, B. T. & Fernández-Giménez, M. E., Mar 2012, In : Ecological Applications. 22, 2, p. 400-411 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

desert
vegetation
plant community
transect
trajectory
51 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cenchrus ciliaris
Sonoran Desert
desert
grass
grasses
2011
14 Citations (Scopus)

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

Goodrich, D. C., Guertin, 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. B., McClaran, M., Weltz, M. & Jolley, L., Aug 2011, In : Rangelands. 33, 4, p. 41-47 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rangeland
watershed
management
conservation
data organization
2010
40 Citations (Scopus)

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., 2010, In : Water Resources Research. 46, 9, W09512.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sediment yield
watershed
runoff
sediment
grazing management
2009
5 Citations (Scopus)

Archiving and distributing three long-term interconnected geospatial data sets

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Remote sensing
Geographic information systems
distribution system
remote sensing
resource
23 Citations (Scopus)

Multispecies allometric models predict grass biomass in semidesert rangeland

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rangeland
rangelands
grass
grasses
biomass
2008
2 Citations (Scopus)
Nepal
Sustainable development
Poles
village
sustainability
22 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prosopis
grazing
vegetation
rangelands
rangeland
48 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prosopis velutina
soil nitrogen
soil carbon
shrub
shrubs
13 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prosopis
trace gas
monsoon
nitrous oxide
grasslands
88 Citations (Scopus)

Woody plants in grasslands: Post-encroachment stand dynamics

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

stand dynamics
woody plant
shrub
grassland
biomass
2007
12 Citations (Scopus)

Mesquite and grass relationships at two spatial resolutions

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prosopis velutina
Prosopis
spatial resolution
grass
grasses
28 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

stand structure
savanna
biomass
fire history
disturbance
2006
17 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term vegetation response to mesquite removal in Desert Grassland

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prosopis
deserts
desert
grasslands
grassland
28 Citations (Scopus)

Water requirements for emergence of buffelgrass (Pennisetum ciliare)

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

warm season grasses
Cenchrus ciliaris
Sonoran Desert
water requirement
probit analysis
2005
23 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rangelands
vegetation index
vegetation
rangeland
leaf area index
2004
57 Citations (Scopus)

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. & Anderson, D. L., Jan 28 2004, In : Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 203, 3-4, p. 299-311 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tooth enamel
enamel
isotopic analysis
horse
carbonates
52 Citations (Scopus)

Landscape patterns of vegetation change indicated by soil carbon isotope composition

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

soil carbon
landscape position
carbon isotope
isotopes
soil organic matter
28 Citations (Scopus)

Response of mountain meadows to grazing by recreational pack stock

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

meadow
meadows
grazing
mountains
mountain
2003
16 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

watershed
climate
interpolation
spatial resolution
kriging
2002
10 Citations (Scopus)

Santa rita experimental range digital database: User's guide

McClaran, M., Angell, D. L. & Wissler, C. A., Sep 2002, In : USDA Forest Service - General Technical Report RMRS-GTR. 100 RMRS-GTR, p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

agriculture
life science
World Wide Web
spreadsheet
vegetation
2001
6 Citations (Scopus)

Detecting fragmentation of cover in desert grasslands using line intercept

Kuehl, R. O., McClaran, M. & Van Zee, J., 2001, In : Journal of Range Management. 54, 1, p. 61-66 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fetch
deserts
fragmentation
desert
grasslands
32 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term influences of livestock management and a non-native grass on grass dynamics in the Desert Grassland

Angell, D. L. & McClaran, M., 2001, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 49, 3, p. 507-520 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

livestock farming
deserts
Eragrostis lehmanniana
livestock
desert
1 Citation (Scopus)

Range condition, tenure, management, and bio-phyiscal relationships in Sonora, Mexico

Coronado-Quintana, J. A. & McClaran, M., 2001, In : Journal of Range Management. 54, 1, p. 31-38 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ranching
tenure system
Mexico
infrastructure
logistics
2000
44 Citations (Scopus)

Desert grassland dynamics estimated from carbon isotopes in grass phytoliths and soil organic matter

McClaran, M. & Umlauf, M., Feb 2000, In : Journal of Vegetation Science. 11, 1, p. 71-76 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

phytoliths
phytolith
carbon isotope
soil organic matter
deserts
1 Citation (Scopus)
range management
students
student
rangelands
rangeland