Publications

Below are a list of my publications, including peer-reviewed journal articles, opinion pieces, book reviews, technical reports, and extension products, as well as my professional presentations.  You can also check out my Google Scholar profile.

Peer-Reviewed

Work Submitted for Peer-Review
  • Baumberger, K.; Eitzel, M. V.; Kirby, M.; Horn, M. “Home Range and Habitat Selection of the Western Spadefoot (Spea hammondii) in Southern California.” Under revision for Journal of Herpetology.

Technical Reports, Conference Proceedings, & Book Reviews

Outreach  Materials

  • Valachovic, Y.; Varner, M.; Giusti, G.; Standiford, R.; Kelly, M.; Quinn-Davidson, L.; Eitzel, M.V.; Schriver, M.; Lee, C.; McGown, K.; Potts, M. “UC ANR 8000 Series publication: Ecology and Management of Oregon White Oak and California Black Oak.” In preparation for University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources.
  • Eitzel, M.V. (2015) “How-To Guides on Mapping and Computer Use.” For The Muonde Trust research team. Available upon request.
  • Eitzel, M.V. (2014) “SNAMP Pub #20: Estimating tree growth from complex forest monitoring data” Sierra Nevada Adaptive Management Project, Research Brief.
  • Eitzel, M.V. (2014) “Guaranteeing the Future of Cooperative Extension: A training program for graduate students.” Association of Natural Resources Extension Professionals, Winter Newsletter.
  • Eitzel, M.V. and restoration ecology graduate seminar students. (2012) Restoration Ecology Blog, publicly-accessible companion website for “Insights from a Cross-Disciplinary Seminar: 10 Pivotal Papers in Ecological Restoration.: Nearly 100 reviews of scholarly articles on restoration ecology, written by seminar participants, organized and formatted for the public by M.V. Eitzel.
  • Eitzel, M.V. (2009-2010) “Speaker Series Summaries of the Berkeley Chapter of the Indigenous Mapping Network.” Talks by Simon Lambert and Ruth Askevold available at legacy IMN website; all seven reproduced with permission under “Outreach.”

Presentations

  • “Collaborative Modeling of Long-term Community-based Research Data in Rural Zimbabwe.” Oral Presentation, Citizen Science Association Biennial Meeting  (2017)
  • “Big Data in ecology: a modeler’s manifesto.” Oral Presentation, American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting (2017)
  • “Examining the Resilience of Crop Production, Livestock Carrying Capacity, and Woodland Density in a Rural Zimbabwean Socio-Ecological System Using Agent-Based Models Representing Human Management Decisions.” Poster Presentation,  American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting (2016)
  • “Successful Teaching, Learning, and Use of Digital Mapping Technology in Mazvihwa, Rural Zimbabwe.”  Oral Presentation, American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting (2016)
  • “Working with ‘found data’: using statistical, mathematical, and photogrammetric tools to gain new insights from long-term Californian forest datasets.” Invited Oral Presentation, California Academy of Sciences Biodiversity Lunch Series (2015)
  • “Working with ‘found data’: using statistical, mathematical, and photogrammetric tools to gain new insights from long-term Californian forest datasets.” Invited Oral Presentation, San Francisco Estuary Institute Brown Bag Lunch Series (2015)
  • “The Graduate Students in Extension (GSE) Program: Connecting talent between campuses and Cooperative Extension (CE).” Poster Presentation, University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources Statewide Conference (2015)
  • “Resilience and complexity in rural Zimbabwe: Understanding the dynamics of households through extended kinship networks.” Oral Presentation Santa Fe Institute Complex Systems Summer School (2015)
  • “Resilience and complexity in rural Zimbabwe: Land-use planning for a feedback-rich system using agent-based modeling.” Oral Presentation, Santa Fe Institute Complex Systems Summer School (2015)
  • “Lessons Learned in Historical Mapping of Conifer and Oak in the North Coast.” Oral Presentation, The seventh California oak symposium: Managing Oak Woodlands in a Dynamic World (2014)
  • “Estimating Tree Growth Models from Complex Forest Monitoring Data” Invited Guest Lecture, Hierarchical modeling (ESPM 215) (2013)
  • Estimating tree growth models from complex forest monitoring permanent plot data” Oral Presentation, Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Portland (2012)
  • “Modeling Tree Growth from Forest Inventory Data: Sophisticated Models for Complex Monitoring Data” Poster Presentation, Association of Natural Resources Extension Professionals Meeting  (2012)
  • Something about statistics: Tree Growth from Forest Inventories” Oral Presentation, Blodgett Forest Research Conference (2012)
  • “Are Blue Oak Populations in Decline? Assessing key vulnerabilities using integral projection modeling” Oral Presentation, Oak Woodland Conservation Workgroup Meeting, (2011).
  • Recovering shallow shear wave velocity structure in the Los Angeles basin by combining cross-correlation and Z/H ratio techniques” Oral Presentation, AGU Fall Meeting, (2006)
  • Recovering shallow shear wave velocity structure in the Los Angeles basin using cross-correlation techniques on 0.05 to 0.3 Hz seismic data from CISN” Poster Presentation, Southern California Earthquake Center Annual Meeting (2006)
  • Possible Links Between Ground Water Saturation and Rayleigh Wave Particle Motion in Microseisms: A Comparison of Data and Simulation for Seismic Stations in Southern California” Oral Presentation, AGU Fall Meeting, (2005)