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Department Resume 2012|Department of Geography

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Work Published in 2012

Shannon Albeke

Rashford, B.S., S.E. Albeke, and D.J. Lewis.  2012.  Modeling Grassland Conversion: Challenges of Using Satellite Imagery Data.  Pages 1-8 in 2012 AAEA Annual Meeting.  American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Seattle, WA.

Albeke, S.E. 2012. Uinta Basin Rare Endemic Plant Species Distribution Models: Using Logistic Regression, Maximum Entropy and Random Forests to Estimate Potential Habitat for Lepidium barnebyanum, Schoenocrambe argillacea, Sclerocactus brevispinus, Schoenocrambe suffrutescens and Sclerocactus wetlandicus. Investigative Report. University of Wyoming. 33 pp.

May, B.E., B.J. Writer and S.E. Albeke. 2012. Redband Trout Status Update Summary: 2012. Multi-Agency Report. 36 pp.

 

Bill Gribb

Lieske, S. and W. Gribb, “Modeling high resolution spatiotemporal land use data,” International Journal of Geographic Information Science, v.35, pp. 283-291.

Cameron, N., E. Butterworth, D.L. Cerney, W.J. Gribb, K. E. Haynes, G. Mason, B. Hodge, R.B. Honea, B. J. Vogt, “Applied Geography Education in Focus,” International Journal of Applied Geo-Spatial Research, v. 3(3), pp. 97-112.

Gribb, W., 2012, City of Laramie Trials, Parks, and Recreation: Goals and Sustainability Indicators, City of Laramie, WY, pp. 87.

Gribb, W., 2012, Laramie County, WY: Environmental Plan Goals and Sustainability Indicators, Laramie County Planning Commission, pp.105.

Gribb, W., 2012, Downtown Laramie Bicycle Facilities and Land Use Inventory and Analysis, City of Laramie Main Street Alliance, pp. 82, draft.

Gribb, W., 2012, Wyoming Non-Motorized Trail System Inventory and Planning, Wyoming Pathways, Jackson, WY, pp. 102, draft.

Gribb, W., 2012, Wind River Indian Reservation Project: Economic Development, Food Co-Op and Geo-Thermal Greenhouse-Initial Investigation, Wind River Indian Reservation, Warm Valley Community Food Co-Op, Ft. Washakie, WY, pp. 90, draft.

 

Jeff Hamerlinck

Wyckoff, T.B. and J.D. Hamerlinck. 2012.  Protected Areas Database (PAD-US) State Data Steward Project for Wyoming. Wyoming Geographic Information Science Center, University of Wyoming: Laramie, WY. 6 pp.

Hamerlinck, J.D.  2012.  Energy Development Opportunities for Wyoming, Report INL/EXT-12-26732. Published by the Idaho National Laboratory, in collaboration with the Wyoming Business Council, the University of Wyoming and NGNP Industry Alliance, Limited. Idaho Falls, ID.

Hamerlinck, J.D. and others. 2012.  Western Wildlife Crucial Habitat Assessment Tool, Regional Viewer Application System Architecture Vision.  Western Governors Association, Western Governors Wildlife Council: Denver, CO. 7pp.

           

Carl Legleiter

Legleiter, C.J., and Overstreet, B.T. 2012. Mapping gravel-bed river bathymetry from space.  Journal of Geophysical Research – Earth Surface, 117(F04024): doi: 10.1029/2012jf002539.

Legleiter, C.J. 2012. Remote measurement of river morphology via fusion of LiDAR topography and spectrally-based bathymetry. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 37(5): 499-518.

Legleiter, C. J. and Fonstad, M. A. 2012. An introduction to the physical basis for deriving river information by optical remote sensing, in Fluvial Remote Sensing for Science and Management (eds. P. E. Carbonneau and H. Piégay), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119940791.ch3, pp. 43-69.

Marcus, W. A., Fonstad, M. A. and Legleiter, C. J. 2012. Management applications of optical remote sensing in the active river channel, in Fluvial Remote Sensing for Science and Management (eds. P. E. Carbonneau and H. Piégay), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119940791.ch2, pp. 19-41.

Legleiter, C.J., 2012, Savery Creek Geomorphology Study: Draft Report, Wyoming Water Development Commission, 42 pp.

Schmidt, J.C., Marston, R.M., Erwin, S., and Legleiter, C.J., 2012, The Modern Snake River in Jackson Hole, Field trip guide for 43rd Annual Binghamton Geomorphology Symposium, 29 pp.

 

Tom Minckley

Shriver, R.K, T.A. Minckley. 2012. Late Holocene response of Limber Pine (Pinus flexilis) forests to disturbance, in the Pine Forest Range, Nevada, USA. Quaternary Research 78, 465-473

Booth, R.K., S. Brewer, M. Blaauw, T.A. Minckley, S.T. Jackson, 2012. Decomposing the mid-Holocene Tsuga decline in eastern North America. Ecology 93 (8), 1841-1852

Liu, Y. , S.T. Jackson, S.C. Brewer, R.K. Booth, T.A. Minckley, 2012. Temporal density of pollen sampling affects age determination of the mid-Holocene hemlock (Tsuga) decline. Quaternary Science Reviews 45, 54-59

Mensing, S., J. Korfmacher, T.A. Minckley, R. Musselman, 2012. A 15,000 year record of vegetation and climate change from a timberline lake in the central Rocky Mountains, Wyoming, USA. The Holocene 22(7), 739-748

Booth, R.K., S.T. Jackson, V.A. Sousa, M.E. Sullivan, and T.A. Minckley, M.J. Clifford, 2012. Multi-decadal drought and amplified moisture variability drove rapid forest community change in a humid region. Ecology 93(2), 219-226

Minckley, T.A., R.K. Booth, S.T. Jackson, 2012. Response of regional pollen assemblages to late Holocene drought events in the upper Midwest, USA. The Holocene 22(5) 531-539

Minckley, T.A., R.K. Shriver, B. Shuman, 2012. Resilience and regime change in a southern Rocky Mountain ecosystem during the past 17000 years. Ecological Monographs 82(1), 49-68

 

Steve Prager

Spears, W.M. and Prager, S.D., 2012, “Evolutionary search for understanding movement dynamics on mixed networks,” Online First - GeoInformatica.

Prager, S.D., 2012, “Using the GIS&T Body of Knowledge for curriculum design: different design for different contexts,” In, Teaching Geographic Information Science and Technology in Higher Education, (David Unwin, Nick Tate, Ken Foote and David DiBiase, Eds.), Wiley, pp. 63-80.

 

Jerry Webster

Leib, J.I. and Webster, G.R. 2012. “Black, White or Green?  The Confederate Battle Emblem and the 2001 Mississippi State Flag Referendum,” Southeastern Geographer 52(3): 299-326.

Webster, G.R. and Leib, J.I. 2012. “Race, Religion and the Southern Debate Over the Confederate Battle Flag,” in N. Wadsworth and R. Jacobson, Eds., Faith and Race in American Political Life, pp. 103-124.  University of Virginia Press.

 

Work Accepted and Forthcoming

Jeff Hamerlinck 

Lieske, S.N. and J.D. Hamerlinck. (forthcoming) Planning support systems applications in site planning. Journal of Urban Design and Planning.

Lieske, S.N., R.H. Coupal, J.D. Hamerlinck, D.M. McLeod, A.M. Scofield. (forthcoming) Planning support system enabled spatially explicit local government fiscal modeling. Chapter 17 in Computers in Urban Planning and Urban Management 2013.Utrech University, Utrecht.

Hamerlinck, J.D., S.N. Lieske, and W.J. Gribb. (forthcoming) Understanding Wyoming’s Land Resources: Land Use Patterns and Development Trends. Environment and Natural Resources Program publication series on Local Government Land-use Planning in Wyoming. University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming. 14 pp.

 

John Patrick Harty

Harty, John Patrick, L. Scott Deaner, and Steven Schnell, eds.(forthcoming). Journal of Cultural Geography Special Issue. 

Schell, Steven, John Patrick Harty, and L. Scott Deaner,, ‘You Gotta Know the Territory’: The Work of James “Pete” Shortridge (So Far) (Tribute to James “Pete” Shortridge), Journal of Cultural Geography. 

 

Carl Legleiter

Kinzel, P.J., Legleiter, C.J., and Nelson, J.M. In press. Mapping river bathymetry with a small footprint green LiDAR: Applications and challenges. Journal of the American Water Resources Association, doi: 10.1111/jawr.12008.

David, G.C.L., Legleiter, C.J., Wohl, E. and Yochum, S.E. In press. Characterizing spatial variability in velocity and turbulence intensity using 3D acoustic Doppler velocimeter data in a plane-bed reach of East St. Louis Creek, Colorado, USA. Geomorphology, doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2012.07.026.

Legleiter, C.J. In press. A geostatistical framework for quantifying the reach-scale spatial structure of river morphology: 1. Variogram models, related metrics, and their relation to channel form. Geomorphology, doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2012.01.016.

Legleiter, C.J. In press. A geostatistical framework for quantifying the reach-scale spatial structure of river morphology: 2. Application to restored and natural channels. Geomorphology, doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2012.01.017.

Legleiter, C.J. In press. Mapping river depth from publicly available aerial images. River Research and Applications, doi: 10.1002/rra.2560.

 

Jacqueline Shinker

Mock, C. J. and Shinker, J. J., forthcoming. Modern-analog approaches in paleoclimatoloty, Invited article for Encyclopedia of Quaternary Sciences, 2nd Edition.

 

Jerry Webster 

Webster, G.R., Watrel, R., Archer, J.C. and Brunn, S.D. (forthcoming). “Bible Belt Membership Patterns, Correlates and Landscapes,” in Stanley D. Brunn, Ed., The Changing World Religious Map: Sacred Places, Identities, Practices and Politics.

McGowin, D. and Webster, G.R. (forthcoming), “The Geography of Religious Freedom,” in Stanley D. Brunn, Ed., The Changing World Religious Map: Sacred Places, Identities, Practices and Politics. 

Webster, G.R. 2013. “Reflections on Current Criteria to Evaluate Redistricting Plans,” Political Geography Plenary Lecture 2012, Political Geography.

Webster, G. R. 2013. “Normative Goals and Demographic Realities,” Political Geography.

Archer, J.C., Fouberg, E., Martis, J.C., Morrill, R.L., Shelley, F.M., Watrel, R.H. and Webster, G.R. (forthcoming), Atlas of the 2013 Elections, Rowman and Littefield.

 

Papers Presented

Shannon Albeke

Albeke, S.E. 2012. Species Distribution Modeling and Management: Providing a Monitoring Framework. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. Region 2 Annual Biologists Meeting, October 17, 2012, Cheyenne, Wyoming.

Rashford, B.S., S.E. Albeke and D.J. Lewis. 2012. Modeling Grassland Conversion: Challenges of Using Satellite Imagery Data. Agricultural and Applied Economic Association Annual Meeting, August 12, 2012, Seattle, Washington.

Albeke, S.E. 2012. Science and Management: Species Distribution Models can Provide a Link. WyGEO Ignite Talks. WyGEO Spring 2012 Meeting, May 3, 2012, Gillette, Wyoming.

Albeke, S.E. 2012. Species distribution modeling: an overview. Uinta Basin Rare and Listed Plant Workshop. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service & Bureau of Land Management, March 9, 2012, Vernal, Utah.

Albeke, S.E. 2012. What is an Ecoinformaticist? And Where can I find one? Research Across Disciplines (RAD). Department of Ecosystem Science and Management Seminar. University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Albeke, S.E. 2012. An Introduction to Spatial Analyses Using Program R. Instructor. WyGEO Annual Meeting, August 9, 2012, Cheyenne, Wyoming.

 

Bill Gribb

Gribb, W.J., “One plus One Does Not Equal One: An Economic Development Model for the Wind  River Reservation,” paper presented, Applied Geography Conference, Minneapolis, MN, Oct. 2012.

Gribb, W.J. and L.M. Ostresh, “Determining the Size of Wyoming: The Integration of Different Types of Databases, Coordinate Errors, and Geometric Position,” paper presented, Cartography And Geographic Information Science-Auto Carto 13, Columbus, OH, Sept. 2012.

 

Jeff Hamerlinck

Lieske, S.N. and J.D. Hamerlinck. 2012. Tools for Visual Communication. Workshop on Visualization Technologies to Support Research on Human-Environment Interactions. National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center Annapolis, MD, July 23, 2012.

Hamerlinck, J.D., with K. Nordyke, P. Polzer, and T. Wyckoff. 2012. The Wyoming Interagency Spatial Database & Online Management System: Building ‘Wisdom’ to Support Wildlife Decision Making Via Web-Based GIS Technology. Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative Science Meeting, Rock Springs, WY. May 16, 2012.

Polzer, P.L., R. Wiggins, T.B. Wyckoff, and J.D. Hamerlinck. 2012. Wyoming Integrated Resource Management Application (IRMA): The NRCS Wyoming Cultural and Wildlife Resources Planning Tools. Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative Science Meeting, Rock Springs, WY. May 16, 2012.

Wyckoff, T.B., P.L. Polzer, J.D. Hamerlinck, N. Cole, and C. Rosenthal. 2012. SUITEWATER: A Watershed-Based Natural Resource Planning and Analysis Tool. Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative Science Meeting, Rock Springs, WY. May 16, 2012.

Hamerlinck, J.D.. 2012. Wyoming Interagency Spatial Database & Online Management System Environmental Assessment Support Tool (WISDOM-EAST). Pre-workshop webinar, Workshop on GIS-Based Tools for Renewable Energy Development. Western Governors’ Association and American Wind-Wildlife Institute, January 12, 2012. (invited)

 

John Patrick Harty

Harty, John Patrick. The Changing Landscape of Big Sky Country: NCAA Football Conference Realignment, Great Plains/Rocky Mountain Division, AAG, Park City, UT.

 

Carl Legleiter

Legleiter, Carl, and Overstreet, B.T. 2012, Mapping gravel-bed river bathymetry from space, Fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco.

Overstreet, B.T., and Legleiter, Carl. 2012, Characterizing channel change along a multithread gravel-bed river using random forest image classification, Fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco.

Kinzel, P.J., Legleiter, Carl, Nelson, J.M., and Skinner, K. 2012, A decade remote sensing river bathymetry with the Experimental Advanced Airborne Research LiDAR, Fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco.

Smith, L.C., Rennermalm, A.K., Legleiter, Carl, Behar, A.E., Chu, V.W., Forster, R.R., Gleason, C.J., Moustafa, S., Overstreet, B.T., Pitcher, L.H., Tedesco, M., and Yang, K. 2012, Greenland supraglacial rivers and the extreme 2012 melt season, Fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco.

Chu, V.W., Smith, L.C., Rennermalm, A.K., Forster, R.R., Gleason, C.J., Pitcher, L.H., Moustafa, S., Overstreet, B.T., Legleiter, Carl, Behar, A.E., Tedesco, M., and Yang, K. 2012, Hydraulic geometry of Greenland Ice Sheet supraglacial streams, Fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco.

Erwin, S., Schmidt, J.C, Legleiter, Carl, and Marston, R.M. 2012, The Modern Snake River in Jackson Hole, Field trip for 43rd Annual Binghamton Geomorphology Symposium, Jackson, WY.

Legleiter, Carl. 2012, Remote sensing of rivers: Large, small, and slushy, Research Across Disciplines (RAD) Seminar Series, Invited, Laramie.

Legleiter, Carl. 2012, Spectrally-based remote sensing of river systems and potential applications to Greenland ice sheet hydrology, Sixth Magrann Conference: Breaking the Ice - Theorizing the Arctic Thaw, Invited, Rutgers, NJ.

 

Tom Minckley

Minckley, T.A. Desert wetlands: a conservation priority for the American deserts. Great Plains/ Rocky Mountain Division of the AAG, Park City, UT.

Carter, G.E., B.N. Shuman, T.A. Minckley. Drivers of ecotone dynamics at lower treeline in the southern Rocky Mountains during the Holocene. 22nd Biennial Meeting of the American Quaternary Association.

Minckley, T.A., N. Felstead, S. Gonzalez. Paleohydrology and paleoecology of the Chihuahuan Desert during the last glacial period.  Association of American Geographers, New York, NY.

Brunelle, A., T.A. Minckley. Desert wetlands in the southwestern US: Holocene controls on form and function. Association of American Geographers, New York. NY.

Valente, M.J., S.P. Horn, T.A. Minckley. The predictive power of Chihuahuan Desert modern pollen assemblages for paleoecological reconstructions.  Association of American Geographers, New York. NY.

Eads, J.H., M.J. Valente, S.P. Horn, T.A. Minckley. Macroscopic charcoal evidence of fire at the Pleistocene-Holocene transition in Cuatro Ciénegas, Mexico. Association of American Geographers, New York, NY. 

 

Steve Prager

Prager, S.D., 2012 “CyberGIS,” The First International Conference on Space, Time and CyberGIS, Invited Researcher, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL.

Brose, M. and Prager, S.D.,  2012. “Visualizing and analyzing networks of social elites in Mongol China,” Symposium on Network Science in Biological, Social and Geographical Systems, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY.

Prager, S.D., 2012 “Social-ecological networks for understanding water management and resilience in Ethiopian agroecosystems,” Symposium on Network Science in Biological, Social and Geographical Systems, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY.

Prager, S.D., 2012. “Social-ecological networks for understanding water management and resilience in Ethiopian agroecosystems,” Invited Speaker, All Things Geography / WyGISC Forum, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY.

Prager, S.D.,  2012. “Social-ecological networks and resilience in Ethiopian agroecosystems,” Presenter, AAG Annual Meeting, New York City, NY.

Prager, S.D., “Landscape as Framework for Integrating Physical and Social Science Approaches in Human-Environment Interaction Research” Panelist, AAG Annual Meeting, New York City, NY.

 

Jacqueline Shinker

Shinker, Jacqueline. 2012. Teaching Climate Change, Great Plains-Rocky Mountain Division of the Association of American Geographers, Panelist, Park City, UT.

 

Jerry Webster

Webster, Gerald R. 2012. “Pre-Election Perspectives on the 2012 Elections,” Keynote Address, Mid-Atlantic Division, Salisbury, MD, November.

Webster, Gerald R. 2012. “The Sanctification of the Washita Massacre Site,” Race, Ethnicity and Place Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico, October.  

Webster, Gerald R. 2012.“Reflections on Current Criteria to Evaluate Redistricting Plans,” Political Geography Plenary Lecture, Association of American Geographers, New York City, February.

Chapman, Tom; Leib, Jonathan I. and Webster, Gerald R. 2012.“Geographies of Same-Sex Marriage Referenda in the United States: Regional and National Perspectives,” Association of American Geographers, New York City, February.

Brunn, Stanley D., Webster, Gerald R. and Archer, J. Clark 2012. “The Bible Belt in a Changing South: Shrinking, Relocating and Multiple Buckles,” Auburn-Montgomery Liberal Arts Conference, Montgomery, AL, February.

 

Contracts and Grants

Shannon Albeke—As Co-PI: 4 grants, $338,153.

Bill Gribb—As PI: 1 grant, $138,943.  As Co-PI: 5 grants, $5,105,000.

Jeff Hamerlinck—As PI: 5 grants, $359,684.  As Co-PI: 4 grants, $829,548.

Carl Legleiter—As PI: 4 grants, $1,195,618.  As Co-PI: 5 grants, $20,131,328.

Tom Minckley - As PI: 1 grant, $40,493.  As Co-PI: 2 grants, $193,718

Steve Prager—As PI: 1 grant, $737,000.

Jacqueline Shinker—As Co-PI: 1 grant, $186,403.

Jerry Webster—As Co-PI: 1 grant, $51,000.

 

Honors and Awards

John Harty was elected Vice Chair of the Great Plains/Rocky Mountain Division of the Association of American Geographers.

Jeff Hamerlinck received a Certificate of Appreciation from the Wyoming Land Conservation Initiative, U.S. Department of the Interior.

Jerry Webster was invited to give the 2012 Political Geography Plenary Lecture at the Association of American Geographers meeting in New York.

Jerry Webster is a co—author with Stanley D. Brunn and J. Clark Archer for “The Bible Belt in a Changing South: Shrinking, Relocating and Multiple Buckles” which was named the 2011 Best Article in the Southeastern Geographer.

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