Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources



Selected Publications


Trombulak, S.C., R.F. Baldwin, J.J. Lawler, J. Cymerman-Hepinstall, and M.A. Anderson. In Press. Landscape-scale conservation planning for climate change in the Northern Appalachian/Acadian ecoregion. C.C. Chester, J.A. Hilty and M.S. Cross, eds. Conservation and Climate Disruption: Ecoregional Science and Practice in a Changing Climate. Island Press.


Grosse, A. M., J. C. Maerz, J. Hepinstall-Cymerman, and M. E. Dorcas. 2011. Effects of roads and crabbing pressures on Diamondback Terrapin populations in coastal Georgia. Journal of Wildlife Management 75(4):762-770. DOI: 10.1002/jwmg.104


Hepinstall-Cymerman, J. 2011. Ecological modeling in urban environments: predicting changes in biodiversity in response to future urban development. Pp 359-370 in X. Yang, ed. Urban remote sensing: monitoring, synthesis and modeling in the urban environment.


Hepinstall-Cymerman, J., J.M. Marzluff, M. Alberti. 2011. Predicting avian community responses to increasing urbanization. Studies in Avian Biology.


Hepinstall-Cymerman, J., S. Coe, and L. Hutyra. 2011. Patterns of land cover change in the Central Puget Sound, Washington, 1986-2001. Urban Ecosystems. DOI: 10.1007/s11252-011-0206-3


Hutyra, L., B., B. Yoon, J. Hepinstall-Cymerman, and M. Alberti. 2011. Carbon consequences of land cover change and expansion of urban lands: a case study in the Seattle metropolitan region. Landscape and Urban Planning. 103:83-93.


Kertson, B.N., R.D. Spencer, J.M. Marzluff, J. Hepinstall-Cymerman, C.E. Grue. 2011.  Cougar space use and movements in the wildland-urban interface of western Washington. Ecological Applications. doi: 10.1890/11-0947.1


Webb WC, Marzluff JM, & Hepinstall-Cymerman J.  2011. Linking resource use with demography in a synanthropic population of common ravens. Biological Conservation 144(9): 2264-2273.


Lawler, J.L. and Hepinstall-Cymerman, J. 2010. Conservation planning in a changing climate: assessing the impacts of potential range shifts on a reserve network. Pp. 325-348 in S. Trombulak and R. Baldwin, eds. Landscape-scale Conservation Planning.


Bettinger, P., K.L. Merry, and J. Hepinstall. 2009. Post-hurricane forest management responses in the southern United States. Journal of Emergency Management. 7(6): 35-50.


Bettinger, P., Merry, K., and J. Hepinstall. 2009. Average tropical cyclone intensity along the Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and north Florida coasts. Southeastern Geographer 49:49-66.


Hepinstall, J.A., J.M. Marzluff, M. Alberti. 2009. Modeling the responses of birds to predicted changes in land cover in an urbanizing region. Pages 625-659 In J.J. Millspaugh and F.R.

Thompson III, eds. Models For Planning Wildlife Conservation In Large Landscapes. Elsevier Science. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.


Hepinstall-Cymerman, J. M. Alberti, S. Coe. 2009. Using urban landscape trajectories to develop a multi-temporal land cover database to support ecological modeling.  Remote Sensing 1:1353-1379.


Merry, K., P. Bettinger and J. Hepinstall. 2009.  Physical and biological responses of forests to tropical cyclones affecting the United States Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico Coasts.  American Journal of Environmental Sciences 5(1):784-800.


Hepinstall, J.A., M. Alberti, J.M. Marzluff. 2008. Predicting land cover change and avian community responses in rapidly urbanizing environments. Landscape Ecology 28:1257-1276


Alberti, M; Redman, C; Wu, J; Marzluff, J; Handcock, M; Anderies, J; Waddell, P; Fox, D; Kautz, H; and Hepinstall-Cymerman, J. 2006. "Urban landscape patterns and global environmental change (GEC): Complex dynamics and emergent properties. International Human Dimension of Global Climate Change Update".


.Hepinstall-Cymerman, J; Marzluff, J; Handcock, M; and Hurvitz, P. 2005. "Incorporating utilization distributions into the study of resource selection: dealing with spatial autocorrelation” in Huzurbazar, S., editor, Resource Selection Methods and Applications". Madison, WI: Omnipress.


Hepinstall-Cymerman, J and Harrison, J. 2003. "Marten as a tool for landscape-scale habitat planning in northern Maine. Final Contract Report to Cooperators.".


Hepinstall-Cymerman, J; Sader, S; and Krohn, W. 2002. "Effects of niche width on the performance and agreement of avian habitat models." in Predicting Species Occurrences: Issues of scale and accuracy. Edited by Scott, J; Heglund, P; Morrison, M; Raphael, M; Haufler, J; and Wall, B. Covello, CA: Island Press.


Sader, S; Hayes, D; Hepinstall-Cymerman, J; Coan, M; and Soza, C. 2001. Forest monitoring of a remote biosphere reserve. International Journal of Remote Sensing22(10):1937-1950.