Ecological Light Pollution
Safran, S. M., S. A. Baumgarten, E. E. Beller, J. A. Crooks, R. M. Grossinger, J. Lorda, T. R. Longcore, D. Bram, S. J. Dark, E. D. Stein, and T. L. McIntosh. 2017. Tijuana River Valley historical ecology investigation. Prepared for the State Coastal Conservancy. A Report of SFEI-ASC’s Resilient Landscapes Program, Publication # 760, San Francisco Estuary Institute-Aquatic Science Center, Richmond, California, pp. 1–216.
Longcore, T. 2016. Historical Ecology of the Los Angeles River Riparian Zone in the Elysian Valley. Pp. 2-1–2-29 in Water Supply and Habitat Resiliency for a Future Los Angeles River: Site-Specific Natural Enhancement Opportunities Informed by River Flow and Watershed-Wide Action: Los Feliz to Taylor Yard. The Nature Conservancy, Urban Conservation Program, Los Angeles.
Dark, S., E. D. Stein, D. Bram, J. Osuna, J. Monteferante, T. Longcore, R. Grossinger, and E. Beller. 2011. Historical ecology of the Ballona Creek watershed. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project Technical Publication No. 671. 75 pp.
Beller, E. E., R. M. Grossinger, M. N. Salomon, S. J. Dark, E. D. Stein, B. K. Orr, P. W. Downs, T. R. Longcore, G. C. Coffman, A. A. Whipple, R. A. Askevold, B. Stanford, and J. R. Beagle. Historical ecology of the lower Santa Clara River, Ventura River, and Oxnard Plain: an analysis of terrestrial, riverine, and coastal habitats. Prepared for the State Coastal Conservancy. A report of SFEI’s Historical Ecology Program, SFEI Publication #641, San Francisco Estuary Institute, Oakland, CA (2011). 273 pp.
Jacobs, D., E. S. Stein, and T. Longcore. Classification of California estuaries based on natural closure patterns: Templates for restoration and management. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project Technical Publication No. 619a. 50 pp. (August 2010, updated August 2011).
Stein, E. D., S. Dark, T. Longcore, R. Grossinger, N. Hall, and M. Beland. 2010. Historical ecology as a tool for assessing landscape change and informing wetland restoration priorities. Wetlands 30(3):589-601.
Stein, E.D., S. Dark, T. Longcore, N. Hall, M. Beland, R. Grossinger, J. Casanova, and M. Sutula. 2007. Historical ecology and landscape change of the San Gabriel River and floodplain. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project Technical Report #499, Los Angeles, 101 pp. + appendices.
Longcore, T., and C. Rich. 1998. 419 acres: UCLA’s natural history. 1. Land use, 2. Biological homogenization, 3. Island biogeography. Poster series and display presented at California’s Biodiversity Crisis: The Loss of Nature in an Urbanizing World (UCLA, October 1998).
Mattoni, R., T. Longcore, J. George and C. Rich. 1997. The Los Angeles Coastal Prairie and its vernal pools. Presented at 2nd Interface Between Ecology and Land Development in California (Occidental College, Los Angeles, California, April 18-19). (pdf)
Mattoni, R. and T. R. Longcore. 1997. The Los Angeles Coastal Prairie, a vanished community. Crossosoma 23(2):71–102.
Species Conservation and Monitoring
Paudel, S., G.W.T. Wilson, B. MacDonald, T. Longcore, and S. R. Loss. 2016. Predicting spatial extent of invasive earthworms on an oceanic island. Diversity and Distributions 22(10):1013–1023.
Paudel, S., T. Longcore, B. MacDonald, M. McCormick, K. Szlavecz, G. Wilson, and S. R. Loss. 2016 Belowground interactions with aboveground consequences: invasive earthworms and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. Ecology 97(3): 605–614.
MacDonald, B., T. Longcore, and S. Dark. 2010. Habitat mapping for western snowy plover in central California. The Urban Wildlands Group, Los Angeles. 129 pp.
Longcore, T., C. S. Lam, P. Kobernus, E. Polk, and J. P. Wilson. 2010. Extracting useful data from imperfect monitoring schemes: endangered butterflies at San Bruno Mountain, San Mateo County, California (1982–2000) and implications for habitat management. Journal of Insect Conservation 14(4):335-346.
Longcore, T., and C. Rich. 2008. Invertebrate conservation at the gates of hell. Wings: Essays on Invertebrate Conservation.
Jump, P., T. Longcore, and C. Rich. 2006. Ecology and distribution of a newly discovered population of the federally threatened Euproserpinus euterpe (Sphingidae). Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 60(1):41–50.
Longcore, T., R. Mattoni, and A. Mattoni. 2005. Salvage of pupae as a mitigation measure for impacts to endangered butterfly habitat. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 59(2):116–117.
Longcore, T., C. S. Lam, and J. P. Wilson. 2004. Analysis of butterfly survey data and methodology from San Bruno Mountain Habitat Conservation Plan (1982–2000) 1. Status and trends. Los Angeles, CA, University of Southern California GIS Research Laboratory Technical Report No. 1.
Longcore, T. 2004. Analysis of butterfly survey data and methodology from San Bruno Mountain Habitat Conservation Plan (1982–2000) 2. Survey Methodology. Los Angeles, CA, University of Southern California GIS Research Laboratory Technical Report No. 2.
Longcore, T., R. Mattoni, C. Zonneveld, and J. Bruggeman. 2003. INsect Count Analyzer: a tool to assess responses of butterflies to habitat restoration. Ecological Restoration 21(1):60–61. See http://www.urbanwildlands.org/INCA/.
Mattoni, R., T. Longcore, Z. Krenova, and A. Lipman. 2003. Mass rearing of the endangered Palos Verdes blue butterfly (Glaucopsyche lygdamus palosverdesensis: Lycaedindae). Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera 37:55–67.
Zonneveld, C., T. Longcore, and C. Mulder. 2003. Optimal schemes to detect the presence of insect species. Conservation Biology 17(2):476–487.
Mattoni, R., T. Longcore, C. Zonneveld, and V. Novotny. 2001. Analysis of transect counts to monitor population size in endangered insects: the case of the El Segundo blue butterfly, Euphilotes bernardino allyni. Journal of Insect Conservation 5(3):197–206.
Lipman, A., T. Longcore, R. Mattoni, and Y. Zhang. 1999. Habitat evaluation and reintroduction planning for the endangered Palos Verdes blue butterfly. UCLA Department of Geography. Final Technical Report to California Department of Fish and Game. 44 pp.
Mattoni, R., G. F. Pratt, T.R. Longcore, J. F. Emmel and J. N. George. 1997. The endangered quino checkerspot butterfly, Euphydryas editha quino (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera 34:99–118.
Longcore, T. 1997. The endangered Delhi Sand Dunes. Western Tanager 63(8):1-2.
Urban Bioresource Management
Lee, S. J, T. Longcore, C. Rich, and J. P. Wilson. 2017. Increased home size and hardscape decreases urban forest cover in Los Angeles County’s single-family residential neighborhoods. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening.
Longcore, T. and N. Noujdina. 2016. Vegetation of the Baldwin Hills. Pp. 6–39 in Urban Biodiversity Assessment: Baldwin Hills Biota Update (T. Longcore, ed.). Los Angeles: University of Southern California for Baldwin Hills Conservancy (Proposition 84) and Baldwin Hills Regional Conservation Authority (Proposition A).
Longcore, T. (ed.). 2016. Urban Biodiversity Assessment: Baldwin Hills Biota Update. Los Angeles: University of Southern California for Baldwin Hills Conservancy (Proposition 84) and Baldwin Hills Regional Conservation Authority (Proposition A).
Brooks, T. M. Griswold, B. V. Brown, J. P. Dines, K. L. Garrett, M. Ordeñana, G. B. Pauly, T. Longcore, and K. Sloniowski. 2016. Chapter 5: Habitat Enhancement Opportunities. Pp. 5-1–5–16 in Water Supply and Habitat Resiliency for a Future Los Angeles River: Site-Specific Natural Enhancement Opportunities Informed by River Flow and Watershed-Wide Action: Los Feliz to Taylor Yard. The Nature Conservancy, Urban Conservation Program, Los Angeles.
Kensek, K., Y. Ding, and T. Longcore. 2016. Green building and biodiversity: facilitating bird friendly design with building information models. Journal of Green Building 11(2):116–130.
Longcore, T. 2016. GIST in undergraduate capstone research projects in environmental science. In STEM and GIS in Higher Education (ed., D. J. Cowen), Esri, Redlands.
Newell, J. P., M. Seymour, T. Yee, J. Renteria, T. Longcore, and J. R. Wolch. 2013. Green alleys: planning for a sustainable urban infrastructure? Cities 31:144-155.
Longcore, T. 2012. No-kill movement means death for birds. Bird Calls 16(3):3.
Wolch, J. R., T. Longcore, and J. P. Wilson. 2012. Unpaving paradise: the Green Visions Plan. Pages 230–239 in D. Sloane (ed.). Planning Los Angeles. APA Planners Press.
Bartos, M., S. Dao, D. Douk, S. Falzone, E. Gumerlock, S. Hoekstra, K. Kelly-Reif, D. Mori, C. Tang, C. Vasquez, J. Ward, S. Young, A. Morzillo, S.P.D. Riley, and T. Longcore. 2012. Use of anticoagulant rodenticides in single-family neighborhoods along an urban-wildland interface in California. Cities and the Environment 4(1):art12.
Longcore, T., C. Rich, and L. M. Sullivan. 2009. Critical assessment of claims regarding management of feral cats by trap–neuter–return. Conservation Biology 23(4):887-894.
Longcore, T., C. Rich, and D. Müller-Schwarze. 2007. Management by assertion: beavers and songbirds at Lake Skinner (Riverside County, California). Environmental Management 39:460–471.
Longcore, T. 2006. Prioritizing multiple-benefit watershed projects: dollars or sense? Watershed Wise 10(2):6–7.
Longcore, T. 2006. Ecological effects of fuel management practices around residential development [sidebar]. Pages 527–528 in N. G. Sugihara, J. W. van Wagtendonk, K. E. Shaffer, J. Fites-Kaufman, and A. E. Thode (eds.), Fire in California’s ecosystems. University of California Press, Berkeley.
Longcore, T., C. Li, and J. P. Wilson. 2004. Applicability of CITYgreen urban ecosystem analysis software to a dense urban neighborhood. Urban Geography 25(2):173–186.
Longcore, T.. 2003. Ecological effects of fuel modification on arthropods and other wildlife in an urbanizing wildland. Pp. 111–117 in Galley, K.E.M., R.C. Klinger, and N.G. Suguihara (eds.). Proceedings of Fire Conference 2000: The First National Congress on Fire Ecology, Prevention, and Management. Miscellaneous Publication No. 13, Tall Timbers Research Station, Tallahassee, Florida.
Longcore, T. 2003. Terrestrial arthropods as indicators of restoration success in coastal sage scrub (California, U.S.A.). Restoration Ecology 11(4):397–409.
Mattoni, R., T. Longcore, and V. Novotny. 2000. Arthropod monitoring for fine-scale habitat analysis: a case study of the El Segundo sand dunes. Environmental Management 25(4):445-452.
Longcore, T., R. Mattoni, G. Pratt, and C. Rich. 2000. On the perils of ecological restoration: lessons from the El Segundo blue butterfly. Pp. 281-286 in Keeley, J., M. Baer-Keeley, and C. J. Fotheringham, eds. 2nd Interface Between Ecology and Land Development in California, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-62, Sacramento, CA.