CURes-affiliated research scientists and staff have produced a wealth of resources on myriad topics related to urban resilience. Below is a list of publications in chronological order. Visit our Research section to find resources associated with each topic.
Romolini, M., Strauss, E.G., Bruce-Eisen, S., & Simso, E.R. (2017). The Value of Urban Parklands: A User Study of the Baldwin Hills (Research Report). Los Angeles, CA: Loyola Marymount University Center for Urban Resilience. PDF
Kawecki, S., Kuleck, G., Dorsey, J.H., Leary, C., & Lum, M. (2017). The prevalence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria (ARB) in waters of the Lower Ballona Creek Watershed, Los Angeles County, California. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 189(6), 261.
Romolini, M., Grove, J.M., Koliba, C., Krymkowski, D., & Ventriss, C. (Online 2016). Towards an Understanding of Citywide Urban Environmental Governance: An Examination of Stewardship Networks in Baltimore and Seattle. Environmental Management. Html
Bixler, R.P., Johnson, S., Emerson, K., Nabatchi, T., Bixler, R. P., Johnson, S., Emerson, K., Nabatchi, T., Reuling, M., Curtin, C., Romolini, M., & Grove, J.M. (2016). Networks and landscapes: a framework for setting goals and evaluating performance at the large landscape scale Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 14(3), 145-153. PDF
Bixler, R. P., Wald, D. M., Ogden, L. A., Leong, K. M., Johnston, E. W., & Romolini, M. (2016). Network governance for large‐scale natural resource conservation and the challenge of capture. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 14(3), 165-171. Html | PDF
Record, S., Benveniste, E., Ferguson, P.F.B., Graves, R.A., Pfeiffer, V.W., Romolini, M., Yorke, C., & Beardmore, B. (2016). Graduate Students Navigating Social-Ecological Research: Insights from the Long Term Ecological Research Network. Ecology & Society, 21(1). Html
Svendsen, E. S., Campbell, L. K., Fisher, D. R., Connolly, J. J. T., Johnson, M. L., Sonti, N. F., Locke, D. H., Westphal, L. M., LeBlanc Fisher, C., Grove, J. M., Romolini, M., Blahna, D. J., & Wolf, K. L. (2016). Stewardship mapping and assessment project: a framework for understanding community-based environmental stewardship. Gen. Tech. Rep. 156. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 134 p. PDF
Strauss, E. G., Hunt, L. H., Romolini, M., Locke, D. H. (2015). Cities and the Environment: Eight Years of Urban Ecology Research and Practice. Cities and the Environment (CATE), 8 (2). PDF
Mitchell, N., Strohbach, M. W., Pratt, R., Finn, W. C., & Strauss, E. G. (2015). Space use by resident and transient coyotes in an urban–rural landscape mosaic. Wildlife Research, 42(6), 461-469. PDF
Barnett, M., Houle, M., Mark, S., Minner, D., Hirsch, L., Strauss, E., Hufnagel, B. (2014). Participatory professional development: Geospatially enhanced urban ecological field studies. In J. MaKinster, N. Trautmann & M. Barnett (Eds.), Teaching science and investigating environmental issues with geospatial technology: Designing effective professional development for teachers: Springer Science+Business Media B.V. PDF
Brown, J.S., Stein, E.D., Ackerman, D., Dorsey, J.H., Lyon, J., Carter, P.M. (2013). Metals and Bacteria Partitioning to Various Size Particles in Ballona Creek Storm Water Runoff. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, Vol. 32, No. 2, pp. 320–328. PDF
Dorsey, J.H., Carmona-Galindo, V.D., Leary, C., Huh, J., Valdez, J. (2013). An assessment of fecal indicator and other bacteria from an urbanized coastal lagoon in the City of Los Angeles, California, USA. Environmental Assessment and Monitoring 185:2647-2669. PDF
McNeill, K. L., Pimentel, D. S. & Strauss, E. G. (2013). The impact of high school science teachers’ beliefs, curricular enactments, and experience on student learning during an inquiry-based urban ecology curriculum. International Journal of Science Education, 35(15): 2608-2644. PDF
Romolini, M., Grove, J.M., & Locke, D. (2013). Assessing and Comparing Relationships Between Urban Environmental Stewardship Networks and Land Cover in Baltimore and Seattle. Landscape & Urban Planning 120: 190-207. PDF
Romolini, M., Record, S., Garvoille, R., Geiger, R. and Marusenko, Y. (2013). The Next Generation of Scientists: Examining the Experiences of Graduate Students in Network-Level Science. Ecology & Society18(3): 42. Html | PDF
Wolf, K.L., Blahna, D., Brinkley, W. & Romolini, M. (2013). Environmental Stewardship Footprint Research: Linking Human Agency and Ecosystem Health in the Puget Sound Region. Urban Ecosystems 16:13-32. PDF
DeBay, D., Haley, J., Mark, S., Barnett, M., Anderson, A., Strauss, E., (2012). Engaging youth in visualizing sustainable urban plans using geographic information systems coupled with computer visualization. In A. Wals, P. Corcoran & H. Brandon (Eds.), Learning for sustainability in times of accelerating change: Springer. PDF
Romolini, M., Brinkley, W., & Wolf, K. (2012). What is Urban Environmental Stewardship? Constructing a Practitioner-Derived Framework. USDA Forest Service Research Note (PNW-RN-566). Seattle, WA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 41 p. PDF
Barnett, M., Houle, M., Mark, S., Strauss, E. & Hoffman, E. (2010). Learning about urban ecology through the use of visualization and geospatial technologies. Journal of Technology & Teacher Education. 18 (2): 285 – 314.
Dorsey, J.H. (2010). Improving water quality through California’s Clean Beach Initiative: an assessment of 17 projects. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 166: 95-111. PDF
Dorsey, J.H., Carter, P.M., Berquist, S., Sagarin, R. (2010). Reduction of fecal indicator bacteria (FIB) in the Ballona Wetlands saltwater marsh (Los Angeles County, California, USA) with implications for restoration actions. Water Research 44: 4630-4642 PDF
Locke, D., Goonan, K., & Romolini, M. (2009). A Report on Methods for Prioritizing Areas to Increase Urban Tree Canopy in New York City. University of Vermont, USDA Forest Service, Burlington, VT.
Dorsey, J.H. (2006). Densities of Fecal Indicator Bacteria in Tidal Waters of the Ballona Wetlands, Los Angeles County, California. Southern California Academy of Sciences, Vol 105, No. 2, pp 59-7 PDF