All Publications by Dean Urban

Austin, KG, Lee, ME, Clark, C, Forester, BR, Urban, DL, White, L, Kasibhatla, PS, and Poulsen, JR. "An assessment of high carbon stock and high conservation value approaches to sustainable oil palm cultivation in Gabon." Environmental Research Letters 12, no. 1 (January 5, 2017): 014005-014005.
Schwartz, NB, Urban, DL, White, PS, Moody, A, and Klein, RN. "Vegetation dynamics vary across topographic and fire severity gradients following prescribed burning in Great Smoky Mountains National Park." Forest Ecology and Management 365 (April 2016): 1-11.
Somers, KA, Bernhardt, ES, McGlynn, BL, and Urban, DL. "Downstream Dissipation of Storm Flow Heat Pulses: A Case Study and its Landscape-Level Implications." JAWRA Journal of the American Water Resources Association 52, no. 2 (April 2016): 281-297.
Wilson, RS, Hardisty, DJ, Epanchin-Niell, RS, Runge, MC, Cottingham, KL, Urban, DL, Maguire, LA, Hastings, A, Mumby, PJ, and Peters, DPC. "A typology of time-scale mismatches and behavioral interventions to diagnose and solve conservation problems." Conservation biology : the journal of the Society for Conservation Biology 30, no. 1 (February 2016): 42-49.
Austin, KG, Kasibhatla, PS, Urban, DL, Stolle, F, and Vincent, J. "Reconciling oil palm expansion and climate change mitigation in Kalimantan, Indonesia." PloS one 10, no. 5 (January 2015): e0127963-.
Trainor, AM, Walters, JR, Urban, DL, and Moody, A. "Evaluating the effectiveness of a safe harbor program for connecting wildlife populations." Animal Conservation 16, no. 6 (December 1, 2013): 610-620.
Sexton, JO, Urban, DL, Donohue, MJ, and Song, C. "Long-term land cover dynamics by multi-temporal classification across the Landsat-5 record." Remote Sensing of Environment 128 (2013): 246-258.
Poor, EE, Loucks, C, Jakes, A, and Urban, DL. "Comparing Habitat Suitability and Connectivity Modeling Methods for Conserving Pronghorn Migrations." PLoS ONE 7, no. 11 (2012).
Somers, KA, Bernhardt, ES, Grace, JB, Hassett, BA, Sudduth, EB, Wang, S, and Urban, DL. "Streams in the urban heat island: spatial and temporal variability in stream temperatures (Accepted)." Freshwater Science (2012). (Academic Article)
Thorne, LH, Johnston, DW, Urban, DL, Tyne, J, Bejder, L, Baird, RW, Yin, S, Rickards, SH, Deakos, MH, Mobley, JR, Pack, AA, and Hill, MC. "Predictive modeling of spinner dolphin (Stenella longirostris) resting habitat in the main Hawaiian Islands." PLoS ONE 7, no. 8 (2012).
Lookingbill, TR, Rocca, ME, and Urban, DL. "Focused assessment of scale-dependent vegetation pattern." (December 1, 2011): 111-138. (Chapter)
Stephenson, NL, Mantgem, PJV, Bunn, AG, Bruner, H, Harmon, ME, O'Connell, KB, Urban, DL, and Franklin, JF. "Causes and implications of the correlation between forest productivity and tree mortality rates." Ecological Monographs 81, no. 4 (2011): 527-555.
Schick, RS, Halpin, PN, Read, AJ, Urban, DL, Best, BD, Good, CP, Roberts, JJ, LaBrecque, EA, Dunn, C, Garrison, LP, Hyrenbach, KD, McLellan, WA, Pabst, DA, Palka, DL, and Stevick, P. "Community structure in pelagic marine mammals at large spatial scales." Marine Ecology Progress Series 434 (2011): 165-181.
Minor, E, and Urban, D. "Forest bird communities across a gradient of urban development." Urban Ecosystems 13, no. 1 (2010): 51-71.
Urban, DL, Minor, ES, Treml, EA, and Schick, RS. "Graph models of habitat mosaics." Ecol Lett 12, no. 3 (March 2009): 260-273. (Review)
Minor, ES, and Urban, DL. "A graph-theory framework for evaluating landscape connectivity and conservation planning." Conserv Biol 22, no. 2 (April 2008): 297-307.
Treml, EA, Halpin, PN, Urban, DL, and Pratson, LF. "Modeling population connectivity by ocean currents, a graph-theoretic approach for marine conservation." Landscape Ecology 23, no. SUPPL. 1 (2008): 19-36.
Xi, W, Peet, RK, Decoster, JK, and Urban, DL. "Tree damage risk factors associated with large, infrequent wind disturbances of Carolina forests." Forestry 81, no. 3 (2008): 317-334.
Minor, ES, McDonald, RI, Treml, EA, and Urban, DL. "Uncertainty in spatially explicit population models." Biological Conservation 141, no. 4 (2008): 956-970.
Minor, ES, and Urban, DL. "Graph theory as a proxy for spatially explicit population models in conservation planning." Ecol Appl 17, no. 6 (September 2007): 1771-1782.
McDonald, RI, Halpin, PN, and Urban, DL. "Monitoring succession from space: A case study from the north Carolina Piedmont." APPLIED VEGETATION SCIENCE 10, no. 2 (August 2007): 193-202.
Gardner, RH, and Urban, DL. "Neutral models for testing landscape hypotheses." Landscape Ecology 22, no. 1 (2007): 15-29.
Goslee, SC, and Urban, DL. "The ecodist package for dissimilarity-based analysis of ecological data." Journal of Statistical Software 22, no. 7 (2007): 1-19.
Hierl, LA, Loftin, CS, Longcore, JR, McAuley, DG, and Urban, DL. "A multivariate assessment of changes in wetland habitat for waterbirds at Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge, Maine, USA." Wetlands 27, no. 1 (2007): 141-152.
McDonald, RI, and Urban, DL. "Edge effects on species composition and exotic species abundance in the North Carolina Piedmont." Biological Invasions 8, no. 5 (2006): 1049-1060.
McDonald, RI, and Urban, DL. "Spatially varying rules of landscape change: Lessons from a case study." Landscape and Urban Planning 74, no. 1 (2006): 7-20.
Wiersma, YF, and Urban, DL. "Beta diversity and nature reserve system design in the Yukon, Canada." Conservation Biology 19, no. 4 (2005): 1262-1272.
Urban, DL. "Modeling ecological processes across scales." Ecology 86, no. 8 (2005): 1996-2006.

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