• McKellar, T., M.A. Crimmins, M. Schaap and C. Rasmussen. 2023. Defining the Multiscalar Index Timescale – Soil Water Depth Continuum for the Southwestern United States. Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres.
    • Hoy, D., Granillo, R.L., Boeman, L., McMahan, B., Crimmins, M.A., 2023. Data aggregation, ML ready datasets, and an API: leveraging diverse data to create enhanced characterizations of monsoon flood risk. Frontiers in Climate, Volume 5 - 2023 |  
    • Greene, C., H. Wilmer, D. Ferguson, M.A. Crimmins, M. McClaran. 2022. Using scale and human agency to frame ranchers' discussions about socio-ecological change and resilience. Journal of Rural Studies. Vol 96, Dec 2022, Pgs. 217-226.  
    • Crimmins, T.M. and M.A. Crimmins. 2022. Large-scale citizen science programs can support ecological and climate change assessments. Environmental Research Letters 17, 065011.
    • Bradford, John.B., Shriver, R.K., Robles, M.D., McCauley, L.A., Woolley, T.J., Andrews, C.A., Crimmins, M., Bell, D.M., 2021. Tree mortality response to drought-density interactions suggests opportunities to enhance drought resistance. Journal of Applied Ecology.
    • Mohamed Abd Salam EL-Vilaly, Kamel Didan, Stuart E. Marsh, M.A. Crimmins and Armando Barreto Munoz, 2018. Characterizing Drought Effects on Vegetation Productivity in the Four Corners Region of the US Southwest. Sustainability 2018, 10(5), 1643;
    • Ferguson DB, Crimmins MA, Masayesva A, Meadow A, Weiss JL, Faulstich H. 2017. Drought Monitoring to Support Planning for the Hopi Tribe. Climate Assessment for the Southwest, Tucson AZ, 56pp
    • Crimmins, T.M., Marsh, R.L., Switzer, J.R., Crimmins, M.A., Gerst, K.L., Rosemartin, A.H., and Weltzin, J.F., 2017, USA National Phenology Network gridded products documentation: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2017–1003, 27 p.,
    • Herrmann, S.M., K. Didan, A. Barreto-Munoz and M.A. Crimmins, 2016: Divergent responses of vegetation cover in Southwestern US ecosystems to dry and wet years at different elevations. Environmental Research Letters, 11, 124005.
    • Crimmins, M. A., and M. P. McClaran. 2016. Where Do Seasonal Climate Predictions Belong in the Drought Management Toolbox? Rangelands, doi:10.1016/j.rala.2016.06.004.
    • Ferguson, D. B., A. Masayesva, A. M. Meadow, and M. A. Crimmins, 2016: Rain gauges to range conditions: Collaborative development of a drought information system to support local decision making. Wea. Climate Soc., doi:10.1175/WCAS-D-15-0060.1
    • Lackstrom, K., A. Brennan, D. Ferguson, M. Crimmins, L. Darby, K. Dow, K. Ingram, A. Meadow, H. Reges, M. Shafer, and K. Smith. 2013. The Missing Piece: Drought Impacts Monitoring. CLIMAS Workshop Report. Tucson, AZ. March 5-6, 2013. 
    • Meadow, A., M.A. Crimmins and D. Ferguson. 2013. Field of Dreams or Dream Team?: Assessing Two Models for the Drought Impact Reporting in the Semiarid Southwest. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society,
    • Crimmins, M.A. and A.C. Comrie, 2004. Wildfire-Climate Interactions Across Southeast Arizona. International Journal of Wildland Fire. 13: 455-466. (PDF, ~2MB)
    • Crimmins, M.A., 2004. High-Resolution Climate Monitoring on a Mountain Island: The Saguaro National Park Pilot Study. Biodiversity and Management of the Madrean Archipelago II: Connecting Mountain Islands and Desert Seas. Rocky Mountain Research Station, Tucson, AZ. RMRS-P-36, pp. 176-181. (PDF, ~800K)
    • Crimmins, M.A. and T.M. Crimmins, 2003. Climate Variability and Plant Response at the Santa Rita Experimental Range, Arizona. In: M.P. McClaran, P.F. Ffolliott and C.B. Edminster (Editors), Santa Rita Experimental Range: 100 Years (1903 to 2003) of Accomplishments and Contributions. Rocky Mountain Research Station, Tucson, AZ, pp. 111-115. (PDF, ~45K)

    Extension Bulletins

    • Crimmins, M.A.,  Z. Guido, B. McMahan. 2022. Guide to Southwest U.S. Station Climate Summaries. University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Bulletin, AZ2002-2022,
    • Crimmins, M.A.,  A. Brischke, A. Hall, M. McClaran. 2022. Ranch-scale Drought Monitoring Tools for Arizona. University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Bulletin, AZ1995-2022,


    • "The Arizona Rainfall Roundup: Integrating Environmental Monitoring and Citizen Science", Association of Natural Resource Extension Professionals Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, May 2006. (PDF, 200K)
    • “Evaluation of Climate Monitoring Needs in Southwestern National Parks: The Saguaro National Park Pilot Study” with others, 14th Conference on Applied Climatology and 84th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, Seattle, WA, January 2004. (PDF, ~600K)

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