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Kelli Larson

Assoc Professor

  • 1225 Citations
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20002020
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2018

A multi-city comparison of front and backyard differences in plant species diversity and nitrogen cycling in residential landscapes

Locke, D. H. , Avolio, M. , Trammel, T. , Roy Chowdhury, R. , Morgan Grove, J. , Rogan, J. , Martin, D. G. , Bettez, N. , Cavender-Bares, J. , Groffman, P. M. , Hall, S. J. , Heffernan, J. B. , Hobbie, S. E. , Larson, K. L. , Morse, J. L. , Neill, C. , Ogden, L. A. , O'Neil-Dunne, J. P. M. , Pataki, D. , Pearse, W. D. & 2 others Polsky, C. & Wheeler, M. M. Oct 1 2018 In : Landscape and Urban Planning. 178, p. 102-111 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biodiversity
species diversity
Nitrogen
Soils
nitrogen
2017
5 Citations

Continental-scale homogenization of residential lawn plant communities

Wheeler, M. M. , Neill, C. , Groffman, P. M. , Avolio, M. , Bettez, N. , Cavender-Bares, J. , Roy Chowdhury, R. , Darling, L. , Grove, J. M. , Hall, S. J. , Heffernan, J. B. , Hobbie, S. E. , Larson, K. L. , Morse, J. L. , Nelson, K. C. , Ogden, L. A. , O'Neil-Dunne, J. , Pataki, D. E. , Polsky, C. , Steele, M. & 1 others Trammell, T. L. E. Sep 1 2017 In : Landscape and Urban Planning. 165, p. 54-63 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

plant community
vegetation
species diversity
species richness
homeowner

Emotion, Coping, and Climate Change in Island Nations: Implications for Environmental Justice

Du Bray, M. V., Wutich, A., Larson, K. L., White, D. D. & Brewis, A. Aug 1 2017 In : Environmental Justice. 10, 4, p. 102-107 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

environmental justice
Climate Change
Social Justice
Islands
Emotions
2 Citations

Legacy effects and landscape choices in a desert city

Larson, K. L., Hoffman, J. & Ripplinger, J. Sep 1 2017 In : Landscape and Urban Planning. 165, p. 22-29 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

desert
oasis
gravel
drought
grass
1 Citations

Synthesis of public water supply use in the United States: Spatio-temporal patterns and socio-economic controls

Sankarasubramanian, A., Sabo, J. L., Larson, K. L., Seo, S. B., Sinha, T., Bhowmik, R., Vidal, A. R., Kunkel, K., Mahinthakumar, G., Berglund, E. Z. & Kominoski, J. Jul 1 2017 In : Earth's Future. 5, 7, p. 771-788 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

water use
water supply
water use efficiency
climate
geological survey
1 Citations
historical analysis
Catchments
Sustainable development
river basin
Rivers
2016
2 Citations

Cross-Cultural Perceptions of Water Risks and Solutions Across Select Sites

Larson, K. L., Stotts, R., Wutich, A., Brewis, A. & White, D. Feb 7 2016 (Accepted/In press) In : Society and Natural Resources. p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

water
resident
pollution
Bolivia
Melanesia
2 Citations

Lawn enforcement: How municipal policies and neighborhood norms influence homeowner residential landscape management

Sisser, J. M., Nelson, K. C., Larson, K. L., Ogden, L. A., Polsky, C. & Chowdhury, R. R. Jun 1 2016 In : Landscape and Urban Planning. 150, p. 16-25 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

homeowner
weed
grass
irrigation
suburban area
6 Citations

Outdoor Water Use as an Adaptation Problem: Insights from North American Cities

Gober, P., Quay, R. & Larson, K. L. Feb 1 2016 In : Water Resources Management. 30, 3, p. 899-912 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

water use
climate
Water
water
Conservation
5 Citations

Satisfaction, water and fertilizer use in the American residential macrosystem

Groffman, P. M., Grove, J. M., Polsky, C., Bettez, N. D., Morse, J. L., Cavender-Bares, J., Hall, S. J., Heffernan, J. B., Hobbie, S. E., Larson, K. L., Neill, C., Nelson, K., Ogden, L., O'Neil-Dunne, J., Pataki, D., Chowdhury, R. R. & Locke, D. H. Feb 29 2016 In : Environmental Research Letters. 11, 3, 034004

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fertilizers
Irrigation
fertilizer
irrigation
Nitrogen
3 Citations

Time-series analysis of water demands in three North Carolina cities

Hester, C. M. & Larson, K. L. Aug 1 2016 In : Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management. 142, 8, p. 5016005 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Time series analysis
time series analysis
water demand
water use
water
2015
23 Citations

Convergence of microclimate in residential landscapes across diverse cities in the United States

Hall, S. J. , Learned, J. , Ruddell, B. , Larson, K. L. , Cavender-Bares, J. , Bettez, N. , Groffman, P. M. , Grove, J. M. , Heffernan, J. B. , Hobbie, S. E. , Morse, J. L. , Neill, C. , Nelson, K. C. , O’Neil-Dunne, J. P. M. , Ogden, L. , Pataki, D. E. , Pearse, W. D. , Polsky, C. , Chowdhury, R. R. , Steele, M. K. & 1 others Trammell, T. L. E. Oct 22 2015 (Accepted/In press) In : Landscape Ecology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

microclimate
heat
climate
rural area
heat island
14 Citations

Decision-making under uncertainty for water sustainability and urban climate change adaptation

Larson, K. L., White, D. D., Gober, P. & Wutich, A. 2015 In : Sustainability (Switzerland). 7, 11, p. 14761-14784 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

urban climate
Climate change
Sustainable development
climate change
Decision making
17 Citations

Ecosystem services in managing residential landscapes: priorities, value dimensions, and cross-regional patterns

Larson, K. L., Nelson, K. C., Samples, S. R., Hall, S. J., Bettez, N., Cavender-Bares, J., Groffman, P. M., Grove, M., Heffernan, J. B., Hobbie, S. E., Learned, J., Morse, J. L., Neill, C., Ogden, L. A., O’Neil-Dunne, J., Pataki, D. E., Polsky, C., Chowdhury, R. R., Steele, M. & Trammell, T. L. E. Jul 2 2015 (Accepted/In press) In : Urban Ecosystems.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

regional pattern
ecosystem service
resident
esthetics
Values
3 Citations

Stressors and strategies for managing Urban water scarcity: Perspectives from the field

Shandas, V., Lehman, R., Larson, K. L., Bunn, J. & Chang, H. 2015 In : Water (Switzerland). 7, 12, p. 6775-6787 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

water shortages
water management
land use planning
water
Water
11 Citations
Theaters
management decision
Water management
decision support system
Decision support systems
2014
41 Citations

Assessing the homogenization of urban land management with an application to US residential lawn care

Polsky, C., Grove, J. M., Knudson, C., Groffman, P. M., Bettez, N., Cavender-Bares, J., Hall, S. J., Heffernan, J. B., Hobbie, S. E., Larson, K. L., Morse, J. L., Neill, C., Nelson, K. C., Ogden, L. A., O'Neil-Dunne, J., Pataki, D. E., Chowdhury, R. R. & Steele, M. K. Mar 25 2014 In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 111, 12, p. 4432-4437 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

land management
urbanization
human behavior
homeowner
ecosystem structure
27 Citations

Convergent Surface Water Distributions in U.S. Cities

Steele, M. K., Heffernan, J. B., Bettez, N., Cavender-Bares, J., Groffman, P. M., Grove, J. M., Hall, S., Hobbie, S. E., Larson, K., Morse, J. L., Neill, C., Nelson, K. C., O'Neil-Dunne, J., Ogden, L., Pataki, D. E., Polsky, C. & Roy Chowdhury, R. 2014 In : Ecosystems. 17, 4, p. 685-697 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

water distribution
Surface waters
surface water
urbanization
Water
97 Citations

Ecological homogenization of urban USA

Groffman, P. M., Cavender-Bares, J., Bettez, N. D., Grove, J. M., Hall, S. J., Heffernan, J. B., Hobbie, S. E., Larson, K. L., Morse, J. L., Neill, C., Nelson, K., O'Neil-Dunne, J., Ogden, L., Pataki, D. E., Polsky, C., Chowdhury, R. R. & Steele, M. K. Feb 2014 In : Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 12, 1, p. 74-81 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

homogenization
ecosystem function
land use change
climatic region
landscape structure
6 Citations

Envisioning the future of water governance: A survey of central Arizona water decision makers

White, D. D., Withycombe Keeler, L., Wiek, A. & Larson, K. L. Nov 17 2014 In : Environmental Practice. 17, 1, p. 25-35 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

decision maker
governance
water
water resource
scenario
12 Citations

Hard paths, soft paths or no paths? Cross-cultural perceptions of water solutions

Wutich, A., White, A. C., White, D. D., Larson, K. L., Brewis, A. & Roberts, C. Jan 13 2014 In : Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. 18, 1, p. 109-120 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

water
infrastructure
urban site
natural resource
water resource
1 Citations

Water Education for Sustainability: Criteria and Recommendations

Larson, K. L. & Redman, E. N. Nov 25 2014 In : Society and Natural Resources. 27, 11, p. 1213-1222 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sustainability
education
water
resource
resources
2013
22 Citations

A comprehensive sustainability appraisal of water governance in Phoenix, AZ

Larson, K. L., Wiek, A. & Withycombe Keeler, L. Feb 15 2013 In : Journal of Environmental Management. 116, p. 58-71 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sustainable development
sustainability
Water
water
equity
11 Citations

Vulnerability of water systems to the effects of climate change and urbanization: A comparison of phoenix, Arizona and Portland, Oregon (USA)

Larson, K. L., Polsky, C., Gober, P., Chang, H. & Shandas, V. Jul 2013 In : Environmental Management. 52, 1, p. 179-195 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Climate change
urbanization
vulnerability
climate change
Water resources
24 Citations

Why Land Planners and Water Managers Don't Talk to One Another and Why They Should!

Gober, P., Larson, K. L., Quay, R., Polsky, C., Chang, H. & Shandas, V. 2013 In : Society and Natural Resources. 26, 3, p. 356-364 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

manager
water management
water
urban design
climate
2012
68 Citations

Ecosystem processes and human influences regulate streamflow response to climate change at long-term ecological research sites

Jones, J. A. , Creed, I. F. , Hatcher, K. L. , Warren, R. J. , Adams, M. B. , Benson, M. H. , Boose, E. , Brown, W. A. , Campbell, J. L. , Covich, A. , Clow, D. W. , Dahm, C. N. , Elder, K. , Ford, C. R. , Grimm, N. B. , Henshaw, D. L. , Larson, K. L. , Miles, E. S. , Miles, K. M. , Sebestyen, S. D. & 4 others Spargo, A. T., Stone, A. B., Vose, J. M. & Williams, M. W. Apr 2012 In : BioScience. 62, 4, p. 390-404 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Climate Change
stream flow
Ecosystem
climate change
Climate
20 Citations

Heterogeneity in Residential Yard Care: Evidence from Boston, Miami, and Phoenix

Harris, E. M., Polsky, C., Larson, K. L., Garvoille, R., Martin, D. G., Brumand, J. & Ogden, L. 2012 In : Human Ecology. 40, 5, p. 735-749 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

landscape management
homogeneity
management practice
management
decision making
138 Citations
ecological system
social system
interaction
driver
landscape management
63 Citations
Sustainable development
sustainability
Water
water
Natural sciences
2011
23 Citations

Gendered perspectives about water risks and policy strategies: A tripartite conceptual approach

Larson, K. L., Ibes, D. C. & White, D. D. May 2011 In : Environment and Behavior. 43, 3, p. 415-438 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

policy strategy
gender
environmental risk
desert
water
10 Citations

Multifaceted Perspectives on Water Risks and Policies: A Cultural Domains Approach in a Southwestern City

Larson, K. L., Wutich, A., White, D., Muñoz-Erickson, T. A. & Harlan, S. L. 2011 In : Human Ecology Review. 18, 1, p. 75-87 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

worldview
resource scarcity
water
ethnicity
resident
43 Citations

The Influence of Diverse Values, Ecological Structure, and Geographic Context on Residents' Multifaceted Landscaping Decisions

Larson, K. L., Cook, E., Strawhacker, C. & Hall, S. J. 2011 In : Human Ecology. 38, 6, p. 747-761 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

landscape management
land management
resident
Values
environmental values
2010
11 Citations
integrated approach
resource management
natural resource
resource
worldview
30 Citations

Comparing focus group and individual responses on sensitive topics: A study of water decision makers in a desert city

Wutich, A., Lant, T., White, D. D., Larson, K. L. & Gartin, M. Feb 2010 In : Field Methods. 22, 1, p. 88-110 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

desert
decision maker
water
Group
questionnaire
107 Citations
simulation model
credibility
theater
legitimacy
manager
15 Citations

Equity in urban water governance through participatory, place-based approaches

Larson, K. L. & Lach, D. 2010 In : Natural Resources Journal. 50, 2, p. 407-430 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

equity
watershed
resident
governance
water
7 Citations
Water resources
Decision making
water resource
water
management
8 Citations

The yuma desalting plant and cienega de santa clara dispute: A case study review of a workgroup process

Judkins, G. L. & Larson, K. 2010 In : Water Policy. 12, 3, p. 401-415 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

water
Mexico
water management
wetland
conflict resolution
2009
42 Citations

Divergent perspectives on water resource sustainability in a public-policy-science context

Larson, K. L., White, D. D., Gober, P., Harlan, S. & Wutich, A. Nov 2009 In : Environmental Science and Policy. 12, 7, p. 1012-1023 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

public policy
water resource
sustainability
water
science
6 Citations
Virtual reality
interaction
decision making
heat island
Decision making
28 Citations
conservation
supply
water
114 Citations

Residents' yard choices and rationales in a desert city: Social priorities, ecological impacts, and decision tradeoffs

Larson, K. L., Casagrande, D., Harlan, S. L. & Yabiku, S. T. Nov 2009 In : Environmental Management. 44, 5, p. 921-937 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Water conservation
ecological impact
Land use
Ecosystems
desert
14 Citations
water resource
public attitude
habitat restoration
stormwater
resource management
2008
60 Citations
Watersheds
Water resources
Economics
resource
Land use
47 Citations

The mirage in the valley of the sun

Hirt, P., Gustafson, A. & Larson, K. L. Jul 2008 In : Environmental History. 13, 3, p. 482-514 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mirage
valley
groundwater
oasis
lifestyle
2007
25 Citations

An analysis of the relationship between residents' proximity to water and attitudes about resource protection

Larson, K. L. & Santelmann, M. V. Aug 2007 In : Professional Geographer. 59, 3, p. 316-333 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

resident
water
resource
resources
equity
2004
54 Citations

Geography of international water conflict and cooperation: Data sets and applications

Yoffe, S., Fiske, G., Giordano, M., Giordano, M., Larson, K., Stahl, K. & Wolf, A. T. May 2004 In : Water Resources Research. 40, 5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

geography
geographic information systems
Geographic information systems
Water
socioeconomics
2001
15 Citations

Agricultural research and alternative farmers' information needs

Duram, L. A. & Larson, K. L. 2001 In : Professional Geographer. 53, 1, p. 84-96 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

agricultural research
farmer
alternative agriculture
agriculture
crop improvement
2000
6 Citations
alternative farming
information dissemination
Information Dissemination
sustainable agriculture
Agriculture
1 Citations

'The (Political) Science of Watershed Management in the Ecosystem Age'

Larson, K. L. Feb 2000 In : Journal of the American Water Resources Association. 36, 1, p. 229-232 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Watersheds
Ecosystems
ecosystem
science
watershed management