Faculty Publications: Geography – October 2021

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Twenty entries from the Department of Geography. Scholarship includes studies of the politics of urban Southern California, fires in the African savanna, the Mars rover exploration, Equity in honors education, and Error-based Uncertainty in geospatial analyses.

Hytrek. Gary. 2021. “Borrowed social performance: Labor and community organizations in Los Angeles and Long Beach, California.”  In Mark Pendras and Charles Williams (eds.) Secondary Cities: Exploring Uneven Development in Dynamic Urban Regions. Bristol: Policy Press. 

Hytrek, Gary, and Andres Temblador. 2021. Best Start Central Long Beach: PB 2020-2021 Report. First 5 Los Angeles. 

Hytrek. Gary. 2020. “Space, power, and justice: the politics of building an urban justice movement, Long Beach, California, USA.” Urban Geography.  41:5. 736-759. 

Andres Temblador, Gary Hytrek, Sheyla Diaz*, Adriana Ochoa*, Taylor Karp*, Eduardo Vaca*, and Vanndearlyn Vong*. 2020. Best Start Central Long Beach: PB 2020 Report. First 5 Los Angeles. 

 (*CSULB Undergraduate Student.) 

Laris, Paul.  2021. On the problems and promises of savanna fire regime change. Nature Communications 12, 4891. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-021-25141-1

Laris, Paul, Yang, L., Dembele, F., Rodrigue, C.M. 2021. Fire and Water: The role of grass competition on juvenile tree growth and survival rates in a mesic savanna. Plant Ecology 222, 861–875 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11258-021-01149-x. 

Laris, Paul, Seymour, C., Mills, M. 2021. What a long term, repeat study can tell us about California’s native prairie landscapes. Rural Landscapes: Society, Environment, History (In Press).

Caillault, S., Laris, Paul, Fleurant, C., Delahaye, D., and Ballouche, A. 2020. Anthropogenic Fires in West African Landscapes: a Spatially Explicit Model Perspective of Humanized Savannas. Fire 3, 62; doi:10.3390/fire3040062

Laris, Paul, and Jacobs, R. 2020. On the problem of “natural” savanna fires: Commentary on Veenendaal et al, 2018, New Phytologist https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.17138. 

Laris, Paul, Jacobs, R., Kone, M., Dembele, F. Rodrigue, C.M. & Camara, F. 2020. Determinants of fire intensity and severity in a mesic savanna of Africa. Fire Ecology  16, 27. https://doi.org/10.1186/s42408-020-00085-x.  

Laris, Paul S.; Yang, Lilian; Dembélé, Fadiala; and Rodrigue, Christine M.  2021. Fire and water: The role of grass competition on juvenile tree growth and survival rates in a mesic savanna.  Plant Ecology (forthcoming). 

Laris, Paul S.; Koné, Moussa; Dembélé, Fadiala; Rodrigue, Christine M.; Yang, Lilian; Jacobs, Rebecca; and Laris, Quincy.  2021. Methane gas emissions from savanna fires: What analysis of local burning regimes in a working West African landscape tell us.  Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences (forthcoming).

Laris, Paul S.; Jacobs, Rebecca; Koné, Moussa; Dembélé, Fadiala; and Rodrigue, Christine M. 2020.  Determinants of fire intensity in working landscapes of an African savanna. Fire Ecology 16: Article 27. doi: 10.1186/s42408-020-00085-x.

Siwabessy, Andrew G.; Rodrigue, Christine M.; and Anderson, Robert C. 2020. Geologic map of Terra Cimmeria, Mars. Lunar and Planetary Science Conference 51: 2766.

Rodrigue, Christine M. 2020. K-means clustering and mapping of all four Mars rovers’ APXS oxide and element relative abundance data. Lunar and Planetary Science Conference 51: 1262.

Siwabessy, Andrew G.; Anderson, Robert C.; and Rodrigue, Christine M. 2020. Preliminary 1:1 M geologic map of Terra Cimmeria, Mars. Planetary Geologic Mappers 2020: 7033.

Siwabessy, Andrew G.; Rodrigue, Christine M.; and Anderson, Robert C. 2020. Remanent magnetization signatures in Terra Cimmeria and Terra Sirenum, Mars, as a result of far-field tectonic and hydrological effects of the early uplift of the Tharsis Rise. Lunar and Planetary Science Conference 51: 1996.

Rodrigue, Christine M. 2020. Richness and equitability measures applied to a K-means classification of all four Mars rovers’ APXS oxides and elements data. Lunar and Planetary Science Conference 51: 1607.

(student authors underlined)

Brenda Pulido Villanueva, Alejandra Priede, and Deborah Thien. 2021. Racial Equity and Healing in Honors. In Honors Education and the Foundation of Fairness: a Question of Equity, edited by Graeme Harper,p. 46-65. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Wechsler, Suzanne. (2021). Error-based Uncertainty.  The Geographic Information Science & Technology Body of Knowledge (3rd Quarter 2021 Edition), John P. Wilson (ed.). DOI: 10.22224/gistbok/2021.3.3. (link is external).