Weitzell, RE, SS Kaushal, LM Lynch, SM Guinn, and AJ Elmore (2016) Extent of stream burial and relationships to watershed area, topography, and impervious surface area. Water 8(538):1-22

Cadol, D, AJ Elmore, SM Guinn, KAM Engelhardt, G Sanders (2016) Modeled tradeoffs between developed land protection and tidal habitat maintenance during rising sea levels. PlosONE 11(10): e0164875

Craine, JM, JP Angerer, AJ Elmore, N Fierer (2016) Continental-scale patterns reveal potential for warming-induced shifts in cattle diet. PlosONE 11(8):e0161511

Elmore, AJ, DM Nelson, JM Craine (2016) Earlier springs are causing reduced nitrogen availability in North American eastern deciduous forests. Nature Plants 2:16133

Elmore, AJ, C Stylinski, K Prahdan (2016) Synergistic use of citizen science and remote sensing for continental-scale measurements of forest tree phenology. Remote Sensing. 8(502):1-16

Kaste, JM AJ Elmore, KR Vest, and GS Okin (2016) Groundwater controls on episodic soil erosion and dust emissions in a desert ecosystem. Geology. 44:771-774.

Elmore, AJ, KAM Engelhardt, D Cadol, CM Palinkas (2016) Spatial patterns of plant litter in a tidal freshwater marsh and implications for marsh persistence. Ecological Applications. 26(3):848-860.

Gutrich, J, K Gigliello, K Vest, and AJ Elmore (2016) Economic returns of groundwater management sustaining an ecosystem service of dust suppression by alkali meadow in Owens Valley, California.  Ecological Economics. 121:1-11



Ding, H and AJ Elmore (2015) Spatio-temporal patterns in water surface temperature from Landsat time series data in the Chesapeake Bay, U.S.A. Remote sensing of Environment 168:335-348

Craine, JM, AJ Elmore, L Wang, L Augusto, WT Baisden, ENJ Brookshire, MD Cramer, NJ Hasselquist, EA Hobbie, A Kahmen, K Koba, JM Kranabetter, MC Mack, E Marin-Spiotta, JR Mayor, KK McLauchlan, A Michelsen, GB Nardoto, RS Oliveira, SS Perakis, PL Peri, CA Quesada, A Richter, LA Schipper, BA Stevenson, BL Turner, RAG Viani, W Wanek and B Zeller (2015). Convergence of soil nitrogen isotopes across global climate gradients. Scientific Reports 5: 8280.

Craine, JM, EG Towne, AJ Elmore (2015) Intra-annual bison body mass trajectories in a tallgrass prairie. Mammal Research 60(3):263-270.



Gardner, RH, KAM Engelhardt, AJ Elmore, D Cadol (2014) A traits-based model of species diversity. Ecological Modelling, 288:178-194

Cadol, D, KAM Engelhardt, AJ Elmore, G Sanders (2014) Elevation-dependent surface elevation gain in a tidal freshwater marsh. Limnology and Oceanography, 59(3):1065-1080



Elmore, AJ, JP Julian, SM Guinn, MC Fitzpatrick (2013) Potential stream density in mid-Atlantic U.S. watersheds. PLOS One, 8(8):e74819:1-15

Vest, KR, AJ Elmore, JM Kaste, GS Okin, Junran Li (2013) Estimating Total Horizontal Flux within shrub-invaded groundwater dependent meadows using empirical and mechanistic models. JGR-Earth Surface, 118:1132-1146

Craine, JM, N Fierer, KK McLauchlan, and AJ Elmore. (2013) Reduction of the temperature sensitivity of soil organic matter decomposition with sustained temperature increase. Biogeochemistry, 113(1-3):359-368



Julian, JP, AJ Elmore, SM Guinn. (2012) A physiographic analysis of channel head locations along a mountains to sea continuum in the Mid-Atlantic United States. Geomorphology, 177-178: 194-203.

Suarez-Rubio, M, TR Lookingbill, and AJ Elmore. (2012) Exurban development derived from Landsat from 1986 to 2009 surrounding the District of Columbia, USA. Remote Sensing of Environment, 124:360-370

Craine, JM, JB Nippert, AJ Elmore, AM Skibbe, SL Hutchinson, and NA Brunsell. (2012) The timing of climate variability and grassland productivity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 109:3401-3405.

Elmore, AJ, SM Guinn, BJ Minsley, and AD Richardson. (2012) Landscape controls on the timing of spring, autumn, and growing season length in mid-Atlantic forests. Global Change Biology, 18(2):656-674



Elmore, AJ and JM Craine (2011) Spectroscopic analysis of canopy nitrogen and nitrogen isotopes in managed pastures and hay land. Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 49(7):2491-2498

Kaste, JM, AJ Elmore, K Vest, GS Okin. (2011) Cosmogenic Be-7 in surface soils along an arid precipitation gradient in Owens Valley, CA. Geophysical Research Letters, 38, L09401, doi:10.1029/2011GL047242



Elmore, AJ and SM Guinn (2010) Synergistic use of Landsat Multispectral Scanner with GIRAS land-cover data to retrieve impervious surface area for the Potomac River Basin in 1975. Remote Sensing of Environment, 114:2384-2391

Lookingbill, TR, AJ Elmore, KAM Engelhardt, JB Churchill, JE Gates, JB Johnson (2010) Influence of wetland networks on bat activity in mixed-use landscapes. Biological Conservation, 143(4):974-983

Craine, JM, AJ Elmore, KC Olson, and D Tolleson (2010) Climate change and nutritional stress in grazers. Global Change Biology, 16:2901-2911



Lookingbill, TR, SS Kaushal, AJ Elmore, R Gardner, KN Eshleman, RH Hilderbrand, RP Morgan, WR Boynton, MA Palmer and WC Dennison (2009) Altered Ecological Flows Blur Boundaries in Urbanizing Watersheds. Ecology and Society 14 (2): 10. [online] URL:

Craine, JM, AJ Elmore, MPM Aidar, M Bustamante, TE Dawson, EA Hobbie, A Kahmen, MC Mack, KK McLauchlan, A Michelsen, GB Nardoto, LH Pardo, J Peñuelas, PB Reich, EAG Schuur, WD Stock, PH Templer, RA Virginia, JM Welker, and IJ Wright. (2009) Global patterns of foliar nitrogen isotopes and their relationships with climate, mycorrhizal fungi, foliar nutrient concentrations, and nitrogen availability. New Phytologist 183:980-992.



Elmore, AJ, JM Kaste, GS Okin, and MS Fantle (2008) Groundwater influences on atmospheric dust generation in deserts. Journal of Arid Environments, 72:1753-1765

Elmore, AJ and SS Kaushal (2008) Disappearing headwaters: Patterns of stream burial due to urbanization. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 6(6):308–312, doi:10.1890/070101

Elmore, AJ, Xun Shi, NJ Gorence, Xia Li, Haiming Jin, Fang Wang, Xiaohao Zhang (2008) The spatial distribution of agricultural residue from rice for potential biofuel production in China. Biomass and Bioenergy, 32:22-27

Xun Shi, AJ Elmore, Xia Li, NJ Gorence, Haiming Jin, Xiaohao Zhang, Fang Wang (2008) Using Spatial Information Technologies to Select Sites for Biomass Power Plants: A Case Study in Guangdong, China. Biomass and Bioenergy, 32:35-43



McLauchlan, KK, AJ Elmore, WW Oswald, and S Sugita (2007) Detecting open vegetation in a forested landscape: pollen and remote sensing data from New England, USA. The Holocene 17(8):1233-1243

Craine, JM, J Battersby, AJ Elmore, and AW Jones (2007) Building EDENs: the rise of Environmentally Distributed Ecological Networks. Bioscience, 57(1):45-54



Elmore, AJ and GP Asner (2006) Effects of deforestation and grazing intensity on soil carbon stocks of Hawaiian dry tropical forests. Global Change Biology, 12:1761-1772

Elmore, AJ, SJ Manning, JF Mustard, and JS Craine (2006) Decline in alkali meadow vegetation cover in California: the effects of groundwater extraction and drought. Journal of Applied Ecology, 43:770-779

Elmore, AJ, JF Mustard, SP Hamburg, and SJ Manning (2006) Agricultural legacies in the Great Basin alter vegetation cover, composition, and response to precipitation. Ecosystems, 9:1231-1241


2005 and earlier

Elmore, AJ, GP Asner, and RF Hughes (2005) Satellite monitoring of vegetation phenology and fire fuel conditions in Hawaiian drylands. Earth Interactions, 9(21):1-21

Asner, GP, AJ Elmore, RF Hughes, AS Warner, and PM Vitousek (2005) Ecosystem structure along bioclimatic gradients in Hawai’i from imaging spectroscopy. Remote Sensing of Environment 96:497-508

Asner, GP, AJ Elmore, RE Martin, and LP Olander (2004) Grazing systems, Ecosystem Responses, and Global Change. Annual Review of Environment and Resources, 29:11.1-11.39

Elmore, AJ and JF Mustard (2003) The Precision and Accuracy of Earth Observing-1 Advanced Land Imager (ALI) Data for Semiarid Vegetation Studies. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 41(6):1311-1320.

Elmore, AJ, JF Mustard, and SJ Manning (2003) Regional Patterns of Great Basin Community Response to Changes in Water Resources. Ecological Applications 13(2):443-460.

Elmore, AJ, JF Mustard, SJ Manning, and DB Lobell (2000) Quantifying Vegetation Change in Semiarid Environments: Precision and Accuracy of Spectral Mixture Analysis and the Normalized Difference Vegetation Index. Remote Sensing of Environment 73:86-102.