Publications by faculty in the University of Iowa Department of Geography.


Submissions from 2011

Toward an understanding of provenance in complex land use dynamics, David A. Bennett, Wenwu Tang, and Shaowen Wang

A parallel agent-based model of land use opinions, Wenwu Tang, David A. Bennett, and Shaowen Wang

Submissions from 2010

Fundamentals of geographic information systems (GIS), David A. Bennett

Agent-based Modeling of Animal Movement: A Review, Wenwu Tang and David A. Bennett

The Explicit Representation of Context in Agent-Based Models of Complex Adaptive Spatial Systems, Wenwu Tang and David A. Bennett

Submissions from 2009

Linear Vegetation Patterns in Subalpine Forests; Papers from the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers - 2009, Matthew Bekker and George P. Malanson

Modeling feedback effects on linear patterns of subalpine forest advancement, M. F. Bekker and George P. Malanson

Capturing complexity in geospatial land-use systems: A provenance-aware approach, David A. Bennett and W. Tang

Parallel Agent-based Modelling of Land-Use Opinion Dynamics Using Graphics Processing Units, David A. Bennett and W. Tang

Geomorphic patterns and processes at alpine tree line, David Butler, George P. Malanson, Lynn Resler, and Stephen Walsh

Precipitation and Temperature Estimation Error at Alpine Treeline Ecotones Using the Mountain Climate Simulator Model (MT-CLIM), Darren Grafius and George P. Malanson

Soils and pedogenesis at alpine tree line, Ginger Schmid, David Butler, George Malanson, and Lynn Resler

Parallel implementation of a spatially-explicit agent-based model for rangeland management, W. Tang and David A. Bennett

A context-driven representation for spatiotemporally-explicit agent-based models, Wenwu Tang and David A. Bennett

Simulated village locations in Thailand: a multi-scale model including a neural network approach, Wenwu Tang, George P. Malanson, and Barbara Entwisle

Modeling impacts of erosion and deposition on soil organic carbon in the Big Creek Basin of southern Illinois, Vineet Yadav and George P. Malanson

Modeling watershed-scale sequestration of soil organic carbon for carbon credit programs, Vineet Yadav, George P. Malanson, Elias Bekele, and Christopher Lant

Submissions from 2008

Linear forest patterns in subalpine environments, Matthew F. Bekker and George P. Malanson

Evolutionary Algorithms., David A. Bennett

Coupled and complex: Human-environment interaction in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, USA, David A. Bennett and David McGinnis

An agent-based model of household dynamics and land use change, Barbara Entwisle, George P. Malanson, Ronald Rindfuss, and Srephen J. Walsh

Village settlement, deforestation, and the expansion of agriculture in a frontier region: Nang Rong, Thailand, B. Entwisle, J. Edmeades, and George Malanson

Context-driven routing as an open service, J. Mount, David A. Bennett, and Marc Armstrong

Case studies, cross-site comparisons, and the challenge of generalization: comparing agent-based models of land-use change in frontier regions, Dawn C. Parker, Barbara Entwisle, Ronald Rindfuss, and Leah K. Vanwey

Land use change: complexity and comparisons, Ronald R. Rindfuss, Barbara Entwisle, Stephen Walsh, and Li An

Complexity theory, spatial simulation models, and land use dynamics in the Northern Ecuadorian Amazon, Stephen J. Walsh, Joseph P. Messina, Carlos Mena, and George P. Malanson

Neutral Landscapes: Bases for Exploration in Landscape Ecology, Qian Wang and George P. Malanson

Spatial Hyperdynamism in a Post-Disturbance Simulated Forest, Qian Wang and George P. Malanson

Adding ecosystem function to agent-based land use models, V. Yadav, S. J. Del Grosso, W. Parton, and George P. Malanson

Spatially explicit historical land use land cover and soil organic carbon transformations in Southern Illinois, Vineet Yadav and George P. Malanson

Submissions from 2007

MoGeo: A location-based educational service, David A. Bennett, Marc Armstrong, and Jerry Mount

Influences of geomorphology and geology on alpine treeline in the American West; more important than climatic influences?, David Butler, George P. Malanson, Stephen Walsh, and Daniel Fagre

Towards Ubiquitous Cartography, Georg Gartner, David A. Bennett, and Takashi Morita

Alpine treeline of western North America; linking organism-to-landscape dynamics, George P. Malanson, David Butler, Daniel Fagre, and Stephen Walsh

Alpine treeline, climate, and environmental changes, George P. Malanson and David R. Butler

Ecological Processes and Spatial Patterns Before, During and After Simulated Deforestation, George P. Malanson, Qian Wang, and John Kupfer

Patterns of Correlation Among Landscape Metrics, Qian Wang and George P. Malanson

Interactive evolutionary approaches to multiobjective spatial decision making: A synthetic review, Ningchuan Xiao, David A. Bennett, and Marc Armstrong

Progress in soil organic matter research, Vineet Yadav and George P. Malanson

Geomorphological limits to self-organization of alpine forest-tundra ecotone vegetation, Yu Zeng, George P. Malanson, and David Butler

Submissions from 2006

Modelling adaptive, spatially aware, and mobile agents: Elk migration in Yellowstone, David A. Bennett and W. Tang

Landscape Models and Explanation in Landscape Ecology—A Space for Generative Landscape Science?, Daniel G. Brown, Richard Aspinall, and David Bennett

Not seeing the ocean for the islands: the mediating influence of matrix-based processes on forest fragmentation effects, John A. Kupfer, George P. Malanson, and Scott B. Franklin

Landscape Frontiers, Geography Frontiers: Lessons to Be Learned, George P. Malanson, Yu Zeng, and Stephen Walsh

Complexity at advancing ecotones and frontiers, George P. Malanson, Yu Zeng, and Stephen J. Walsh

Using mobile computers to support route selection strategies for the mobility impaired, J. Mount and David A. Bennett

Mobile Geographic Education: The MoGeo System, Jerry Mount, David A. Bennett, and Marc Armstrong

Clear Creek Environmental Hydrologic Observatory: From Vision Toward Reality, M. Muste, D. Kim, and David Bennett

Endogenous Fractal Dynamics at Alpine Treeline Ecotones, Yu Zeng and George P. Malanson

Submissions from 2005

A Manifesto on Mobile Computing in Geographic Education*, Marc P. Armstrong and David A. Bennett

An Agent-Based Simulation Of Yellowstone’s NorthernRange Elk Herd: A Cognitive Approach, David A. Bennett and W. Tang

The geomorphic influences of beaver dams and failures of beaver dams, David R. Butler and George P. Malanson

Using GIS-based ecological-economic modeling to evaluate policies affecting agricultural watersheds, Christopher L. Lant, Steven E. Kraft, Jeffrey Beaulieu, and David Bennett

Field-Based Geographic Education Using Mobile Computers, J. Mount, Marc P. Armstrong, and David Bennett

Topographic shelter and conifer establishment and mortality in an alpine environment, Glacier National Park, Montana, Lynn Resler, David Butler, and George Malanson

Submissions from 2004

Directional positive feedback and pattern at an alpine tree line, Kathryn J. Alftine and George P. Malanson

Geostatistics and spatial analysis; characterizing form and pattern at the alpine treeline; Geographic information science and mountain geomorphology, Thomas Allen, Stephen P. Walsh, David Cairns, and Joseph Messina

Exploring the Geographic Consequences of Public Policies Using Evolutionary Algorithms, David A. Bennett, Ningchuan Xiao, and Marc Armstrong

Turf-banked terrace treads and risers, turf exfoliation and possible relationships with advancing treeline, David Butler, George P. Malanson, and Lynn Resler

Measuring toxic emissions from landfills using sequential screening, Charles W. Emerson and Rangaswamy Rajagopal

Simulating the Development and Migration of the Monarch Butterfly, J. J. Fedderma, J. Shields, O. Taylor, and David A. Bennett

The biodiversity crisis., J. A. Kupfer and George P. Malanson

Ecological response to global climatic change, George P. Malanson, D. R. Butler, and S. Walsh


Identifying the Biodiversity Research Needs Related to Forest Fragmentation, George P. Malanson, John A. Kupfer, and Scott B. Franklin

Uncovering Spatial Feedbacks At Alpine Treeline Using Spatial Metrics In Evolutionary Simulations, George P. Malanson and Yu Zeng

An Assessment of Snow Avalanche Paths and Forest Dynamics Using Ikonos Satellite Data, S. J. Walsh, D. J. Weiss, D. Butler, and George P. Malanson

Submissions from 2003

Feedback-Driven Response to Multidecadal Climatic Variability at an Alpine Treeline, Kathryn Alftine, George P. Malanson, and Daniel Fagre

Using Genetic Algorithms to Create Multicriteria Class Intervals for Choropleth Maps, Marc P. Armstrong, Ningchuan Xiao, and David Bennett

Lithologic, structural, and geomorphic controls on ribbon forest patterns in a glaciated mountain environment, David Butler, George P. Malanson, Matthew Bekker, and Lynn Resler

Introduction to the special issue: mountain geomorphology--integrating earth systems, David R. Butler, Stephen J. Walsh, and George Malanson

Dispersal across continuous and binary representations of landscapes, George P. Malanson

Agent-based modelling environment for spatial decision support, Raja R. Sengupta and David A. Bennett

Mapping, modeling, and visualization of the influences of geomorphic processes on the alpine treeline ecotone, Glacier National Park, MT, USA, Stephen Walsh, David Butler, George Malanson, and Kelley Crews-Meyer

Submissions from 2002

Geomorphic and biogeographic setting of the Rocky Mountains; Rocky Mountain futures; an ecological perspective, David Cairns, David Butler, and George Malanson

Extinction-Debt Trajectories and Spatial Patterns of Habitat Destruction, George P. Malanson

Habitats, hierarchical scales, and nonlinearities: an ecological perspective on linking household and remotely sensed data on land-use/cover change, George P. Malanson

Spatial Representations of Habitat in Competition-Colonization Models, George P. Malanson

The Western Cordillera; The physical geography of North America, George P. Malanson and David Butler

Variability in an edaphic indicator in alpine tundra, George P. Malanson, D. R. Butler, D. Cairns, and T. E. Welsh

Using Grid-Enabled Teleimmersive Spatial Decision Support Systems (TIDSS) to Visualize Uncertainty for Water Quality Protection in Agroecosystems, S. Wang, David A. Bennett, Marc Armstrong, R. Rajagopal, and E. Brands

Using evolutionary algorithms to generate alternatives for multiobjective site-search problems, Ningchuan Xiao, David A. Bennett, and Marc Armstrong

SISM: a Multiscale Model for Cypress Swamp Regeneration, Ningchuan Xiao, David A. Bennett, Beth Middleton, and Keith Fessel

Submissions from 2001

Coastline complexity: a parameter for functional classification of coastal environments, J. D. Bartley, R. W. Buddemeier, and David Bennett

Evaluating Nonpoint Pollution Policy Using a Tightly Coupled Spatial Decision Support System, David A. BENNETT and Andrew J. Vitale

Land-Use Dynamics in a Southern Illinois (USA) Watershed, Christopher Lant, Timothy Loftus, Steven Kraft, and David A. Bennett

Submissions from 2000

Ecological-Economic Modeling on a Watershed Basis: Lessons From the Cache River of Southern Illinois, Jeffrey Beaulieu, David A. Bennett, and Steven Kraft

Solving spatio-temporal optimization problems with genetic algorithms: A case study of a bald cypress seed dispersal and establishment model, David A. Bennett

Evaluating the Impact of Policy-Induced Land Use Management Practices on Non-Point Source Pollution Using a Spatial Decision Support System, Raja Sengupta, David A. Bennett, Jeffrey Beaulieu, and Steven E. Kraft

Submissions from 1999

Exploring the Solution Space of Semi- structured Geographical Problems Using Genetic Algorithms, David A. Bennett, Greg A. Wade, and Marc Armstrong

Geographical modeling in heterogeneous computing environments, David A. Bennett, Greg A. Wade, and Raja Sengupta

Site locations and characteristics of miniature patterned ground, eastern Glacier National Park, Montana, U.S.A, David Butler and George P. Malanson

Construction of digital elevation models for archaeological applications, J. Hageman and David A. Bennett


Ordination of woody vegetation in a Ouachita National Forest watershed, George Malanson and Denise Marion

Considering complexity, George P. Malanson

Submissions from 1998

An overview of scale, pattern, process relationships in geomorphology; a remote sensing and GIS perspective, Stephen Walsh, David Butler, and George Malanson

A topographically-based model for seed dispersal and swamp dynamics, N. Xiao, David A. Bennett, B. Middleton, and K. Fessel

Submissions from 1997

A framework for the integration of geographical information systems and modelbase management, David A. Bennett

Managing Geographical Models as Repositories of Scientific Knowledge, David A. Bennett

Exploring the solution space of semi- structured spatial problems using genetic algorithms, David A. Bennett, G. A. Wade, and Marc Armstrong

Developing distributed geoprocessing capabilities, David A. Bennett, Greg A. Wade, and Raja Sengupta