Publications

King, E.G. and T.E. Franz. 2016. Combining ecohydrologic and agent-based modeling to simulate hillslope-scale vegetation dynamics in a semi-arid rangeland.  Ecological Modelling 329:41-63. (pdf)

De Jesus Crespo, Rebeca, D. Newsom, E. King, and C. Pringle.  2016.  Shade tree cover criteria for non-point source pollution control in the Rainforest Alliance coffee certification program: a snapshot assessment of Costa Rica’s Tarrazú coffee region.  Ecological Indicators 66:47-54. (pdf)

German, L., R. Unks, and E.G. King.  (accepted) The recursive constitution of property and authority:  power dynamics and instrument effects of ‘community-based’ conservation in a Laikipiak Maasai Group Ranch.  Journal of Peasant Studies.

King, E.G., J. Cavender-Bares, P. Balvanera, T. Mwampamba, and S. Polasky.  2015. Tradeoffs in ecosystem services and varying stakeholder preferences: Evaluating conflicts, obstacles, and opportunities.  Ecology and Society: Special Feature – Ecosystem service trade-offs across global contexts and scales. 20(3): 25. (link)

Cavender-Bares, J., P. Balvanera, E. King, and S. Polasky. 2015. Ecosystem service tradeoffs across global contexts and scales.  Ecology and Society. [Special Feature – Ecosystem service trade-offs across global contexts and scales] 20(1): 22. (link)

Cavender-Bares, J., S. Polasky E. King, and P. Balvanera. 2015. A sustainability framework for assessing trade-offs in ecosystem services.  Ecology and Society. [Special Feature – Ecosystem service trade-offs across global contexts and scales] 20(1): 17. (link)

Kaye-Zwiebel, E. and E.G. King. 2014, Kenyan pastoralist societies in transition: varying perceptions of the value of ecosystem services.  Ecology and Society  19(3):17. (link)

Good, S.P., K. Soderberg, K. Guan, E.G. King, T. Scanlon, and K.K. Caylor. 2014.  d2H Isotopic flux partitioning of evapotranspiration over a grass field following a water pulse and subsequent dry down.  Water Resources Research 50(2):1410-1432. (pdf)

Cavender-Bares, J., J.G. Heffernan, E.G. King, S. Polasky, P. Balvanera, W.C. Clark, K.N. Lee. 2013. Sustainability and Biodiversity. In: S.A. Levin, ed. Encyclopedia of Biodiversity, 2nd Edition. Academic Press, Waltham, MA. Volume 7, pp. 71-84.

Franz, T. E., Zreda M., King, E.G.  2013. Application of Cosmic-ray Neutron Probes to Long-term Monitoring of Soil Moisture in African Drylands. Joint IAEA and FAO Programme Conference Proceedings, 23-27 July 2012, Vienna, Austria. IAEA-CN-191.

King, E.G., O’Donnell, F., and Caylor, K.K.  2012.  Reframing hydrology education to solve coupled human and environmental problems.  Hydrology and Earth Systems Sciences. 16: 4023-4031. doi:10.5194/hess-16-4023-2012. (pdf)

Wang, L., P. D’Odorico, J.P. Evans, D. Eldridge, M.F. McCabe, K.K. Caylor, E.G. King. 2012. Dryland ecohydrology and climate change: critical issues and technical advances. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 16: 2585-2603, doi:10.5194/hess-16-2585-2012. (pdf)

Soderberg, K., S.P. Good, M. O’Connor, E.G. King, K.K. Caylor.  2012.  Evapotranspiration partitioning in a semi-arid African savanna using stable isotopes of water.  Geophysical Research Abstracts (EGU General Assembly, 22-27 April, 2012, Vienna, Austria)14: EGU2012-12496.

King, E.G., T.E. Franz, and K.K. Caylor. 2012. Ecohydrological interactions in a degraded two-phase mosaic dryland: implications for regime shifts, resilience, and restoration.  Ecohydrology 5(6): 733-745.  DOI: 10.1002/eco.260 (pdf)

Franz, T.E., K.K. Caylor, E.G. King, J.M. Nordbotten, M.A. Celia, and I. Rodriguez-Iturbe. 2012.  An ecohydrological approach to predicting hillslope scale vegetation patterns in dryland ecosystems.  Water Resources Research 48, W01515, doi:10.1029/2011WR010524.(pdf)

Franz, T.E., E.G. King, K.K. Caylor, and D.A. Robinson. 2011. Coupling vegetation organization patterns to soil resource heterogeneity in a central Kenyan dryland using geophysical imagery.  Water Resources Research, 47:W07531, DOI:10.1029/2010WR010127. (pdf)

King, E.G. and K.K. Caylor. 2011.  Ecohydrology in practice: strengths, conveniences, and opportunities. Ecohydrology 4: 608–612. (pdf)

King, E.G.  and T.E. Franz.  2011 Spread of succulent patches in degraded Kenyan drylands: ecohydrological dynamics  Proceedings of the IXth International Rangelands Congress, 6th -11th April 2011, Rosario, Argentina.

King, E.G. and K.K. Caylor. 2010.  Herbivores and mutualistic ants interact to modify tree photosynthesis. New Phytologist 187(1): 17-21.  (pdf)

King, E.G. and S.G. Whisenant. 2009.  Thresholds in ecological and linked socio-ecological systems: application to restoration.  In:  K. Suding and R.J. Hobbs, eds.  New Models for Ecosystem Dynamics and Restoration.  Washington DC, Island Press.

King, E.G.  2008.  The dynamics of Sansevieria intermedia in degraded Kenyan drylands: regime shift or resilience mechanism?  Proceedings of the VIIIth International Rangelands Congress, 29 June – 5 July 2008, Hohhot, China.

King, E.G. and M.L. Stanton. 2008.  Facilitative effects of Aloe shrubs on grass establishment, growth, and reproduction in degraded Kenyan rangelands:  implications for restoration.  Restoration Ecology 16(3): 464-474.  (pdf)

King, E.G. 2008. Facilitative effects of naturally occurring Aloe secundiflora shrubs degraded semi-arid rangelands in Kenyan.  Journal of Arid Environments 72:358-369.  (pdf)

King, E.G. and R.J. Hobbs. 2006. Identifying linkages among conceptual models of ecosystem degradation and restoration: towards an integrative framework.  Restoration Ecology 14(3): 369-378. (pdf)

King, E.G. 2003. Planted aloes may help heal overgrazed rangelands and local economy in Kenya.  Ecological Restoration 21(1): 52-53.

King, E.G. 2003. Aloe secundiflora shrubs as facilitators in Kenyan rangelands, and their potential use in restoration.  Proceedings of the VIIth International Rangelands Congress, 26 July – 1 August 2003, Durban, South Africa. pp. 1210-1212.

Kaplan, R.H. and E.G. King.  1997.  Egg size is a developmentally plastic trait:  Evidence from long term studies in the frog Bombina orientalisHerpetologica 53(2): 149-165.

King, E.G. and R.H. Kaplan.  1997.  Estimating ovum size in amphibians: egg size increases differentially among species during early development.  Journal of Herpetology 31(2): 299-302.