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Dr. Kenneth Boykin

Research Publications

  • Alvarez, G., E.A.L. Salas, N.M. Harings, and K.G. Boykin. 2017. Projections of future suitable bioclimatic conditions of parthenogenetic whiptails. Climate 2017, 5(2), 34; doi:10.3390/cli5020034

  • Salas, E.A.L., V.A. Seamster, K.G. Boykin, N.M. Harings, and K.W. Dixon. 2017. Modeling the impacts of climate change on Species of Concern (birds) in South Central USA based on bioclimatic variables. 4(2): 358-385 doi: 10.3934/environsci.2017.2.358
  • Salas, E.A., K. Boykin, R. Valdez. 2016. Multispectral and Texture Feature Application in Image-Object Analysis of Summer Vegetation in Eastern Tajikistan Pamirs. Remote Sens. 2016, 8, 78; doi:10.3390/rs8010078
  • Salas, E.A.L.; Valdez, R.; Boykin, K.G. Open-Access Geographic Data for the Argali Habitat in the Southeastern Tajik Pamirs. Data 2016, 1, 5.
  • Raheem, N., S. Archambault, E. Arellano, M. Gonzales, D. Kopp, J. Rivera, S. Guldan, K. Boykin, C. Oldham, A. Valdez, S. Colt, E. Lamadrid , J. Wang, J. Price, J. Goldstein, P. Arnold, S. Martin, E. Dingwell. 2015. A framework for assessing ecosystem services in acequia irrigation communities of the Upper Río Grande Watershed. WIREs Water 2015. doi: 10.1002/wat2.1091.
  • Salas, E.A., R. Valdez, K. Boykin. 2015. Investigating the Geographic Layers as Landscape Drivers for the Marco Polo Argali Rangeland Habitat in the Southeastern Pamir Mountain of Tajikistan. ISPRS Int. J. Geo-Inf. 2015, 4(4), 2094-2108; doi:10.3390/ijgi4042094
  • Fernald,A., S. Guldan, K. Boykin, A. Cibils, M. Gonzales, B. H. Hurd, S. Lopez, C. G. Ochoa, M. Ortiz, J. Rivera, S. Rodriguez, and C. M. Steele. (Accepted). Hydrological, ecological, land use, economic, and sociocultural evidence for resilience of traditional irrigation communities in New Mexico, USA. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences
  • Harings, N.M., K.G. Boykin, L. Oligschlaeger. (Accepted). Reptile Occurrence and Habitat Associations on Holloman Air Force Base. Herpetological Conservation & Biology
  • Caldwell, C.A., G. Alvarez, K.G. Boykin. 2014. Toxicity effects of piscicide CFT Legumine (5% rotenone) on Lithobates sp. of New Mexico. New Mexico Department of Game and Fish – Share with Wildlife (#13-516-0000-00043). 19 pp. Abstract |  Download  | 
  • Ochoa, C.G., S.J. Guldan, A. Cibils, S. Lopez, K. Boykin, V.C. Tidwell, A.G. Fernald 2013. Hydrologic connectivity of head waters and floodplains in a semiarid watershed. The Journal of Contemporary Water Research and Education 152:69-78
  • Boykin, K.G., W.G. Kepner, D.F. Bradford, R.K. Guy, D.A. Kopp, A.K. Leimer, E.A. Samson, N.F. East, A.C. Neale, and K.J. Gergely. 2013. A National Approach for Mapping and Quantifying Habitat-based Biodiversity Metrics across Multiple Spatial Scales.Ecological Indicators, ISSN 1470-160X, 10.1016/j.ecolind.2012.11.005.
  • Villarreal, M.L., L.M. Norman, K.G. Boykin, and C.S.A. Wallace. (2013). Biodiversity losses and conservation trade-offs: assessing future growth scenarios for a North American transnational trade corridor. International International Journal of Biodiversity Science, Ecosystem Services & Management, DOI:10.1080/21513732.2013.770800. Abstract | 
  • Fernald, A., V. Tidwell, J. Rivera, S.Rodriguez, S. Guldan, B.Hurd, C. Ochoa, C. Steele, M.Ortiz, K. Boykin, A. Cibils. A multiperspective model for sustainability of water, environment, livelihood, and culture in traditional irrigation communities and their linked watersheds.
  • Calkins, M.T., E.A. Beever, K.G. Boykin, J.K. Frey, and M.C Andersen. 2012. Not-so-splendid Isolation: Modeling Climate-mediated Range Collapse of a Montane Mammal (Ochotona princeps) Across Numerous Ecoregions. Ecography 35: 001–012, 2012, doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0587.2011.07227.x
  • Aycrigg J., G. Beauvais, T.Gotthardt, K. Boykin, S.Williams, S. Lennartz, K.T. Vierling, S. Martinuzzi, and L.A. Vierling. 2011. Mapping Species Ranges and Distribution Models across the United States, Pp. 12-20. In Maxwell, Jill, Gergely, K., and Aycrigg, J., editors. 2011. Gap Analysis Bulletin No. 18. USGS/BRD/Gap Analysis Program, Moscow, ID
  • Martin, R.M., C.L. Keeler-Foster, K.G. Boykin, G. Zegers, and W.D. Wilson. 2011. Isolation and characterization of eight novel microsatellite loci in endangered Wyoming toad, Bufo baxteri. Conservation Genetics Resources. DOI: 10.1007/s12686-011-9544-y.
  • Samson, E.A., W.G. Kepner, K.G. Boykin, D.F. Bradford, B.G. Bierwagen, A.K.K. Leimer, R.K. Guy. 2011. Evaluating Biodiversity Response to Forecasted Land-use Change: A Case Study in the South Platte River, CO. USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2011–5169; 56-62. Publisher Website | 
  • Weltz, M.A., L. Jolley, D. Goodrich, K. Boykin, M. Nearing, J. Stone, P. Guertin, M.Hernandez, K.Speath, F. Pierson, C. Morris, and B. Kepner. 2011. Techniques for assessing the environmental outcomes of conservation practices applied to rangeland watersheds. Journal Of Soil And Water Conservation 66(5) 154A-162A. doi:10.2489/jswc.66.5.146A.
  • Boykin, K.G. K.E. Young, and R.K. Guy. 2011. Spatial Identification of Statewide Areas for Conservation Focus in New Mexico: Implications for State Conservation Efforts. Diversity 3:275-295. Download  | 
  • Kepner, W. G., K. G. Boykin, D. F. Bradford, A. C. Neale, A. K. Leimer, AND K. J. Gergely. Biodiversity Metrics. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/600/F-11/006, 2011.
  • Boykin, K.G., B.C. Thompson and S. Propeck-Gray. 2010. Accuracy of southwest regional gap analysis project habitat models in predicting physical features for habitat associations. Ecological Modelling 221:2769-2775. Download  | 
  • Thomas, K.A., K.A. Schulz, and K. Boykin. 2010. Distribution and conservation protection of natural land cover in the Sonoran Desert Ecoregion of Arizona, as described by the Southwest Regional GAP Analysis Project. In Halverson, W., C. Schwalbe and C. van Riper, III (Eds). Southwestern Desert Resources. University of Arizona Press, Tucson. Pp 81-92 Download  | 
  • Boykin, K.G., W. Kepner, and D. Bradford. 2009. Applications of SWReGAP Data to Conservation. Gap Analysis Bulletin 16:31-33.
  • Black Rubio C.M., A.F. Cibils, R.L. Endecott, M.K. Petersen, and K.G. Boykin. 2008. Plant community selection by cattle grazing piñon juniper-grass steppe mosaics in relation to weather and animal reproductive state. Range Ecology and Management 61:394-404.
  • Boykin, K.G. 2008. Fire management over large landscapes: a hierarchical approach. Pp. 201-207. In: Narog, Marcia G., technical coordinator. 2008. Proceedings of the 2002 fire conference: managing fire and fuels in the remaining wildlands and open spaces of the Southwestern United States. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-189. Albany, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station. 363 p.
  • Boykin, K.G. 2008. The ecology of fire on White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico: Implications for fire management. Pp 131-137. In: Narog, Marcia G., technical coordinator. 2008. Proceedings of the 2002 fire conference: managing fire and fuels in the remaining wildlands and open spaces of the Southwestern United States. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-189. Albany, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station. 363 p.
  • Boykin, K.G., and K.C. McDaniel. 2008. Simulated potential effects of ecological factors on a hypothetical population of Chiricahua leopard frog (Rana chiricahuensis). Ecological Modelling 218:175-181. Download  | 
  • Boykin, K.G., D.F. Bradford, and W.G. Kepner. 2008. Habitat Distribution Models for 37 Vertebrate Species in the Mojave Desert Ecoregion of Nevada, Arizona, and Utah. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development (EPA/600/R-08/117, 124 pp).
  • Boykin, K.G., D.I. Boykin, R. Stovall, and R. Whitaker. 2008. Communication and implementation of current research in fire management at varying spatial and governmental scales. Pp. 209-215. In: Narog, Marcia G., technical coordinator. 2008. Proceedings of the 2002 fire conference: managing fire and fuels in the remaining wildlands and open spaces of the Southwestern United States. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-189. Albany, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station. 363 p.
  • Cibils, A.F., Miller, J.A. A.M. Encinias, K.G. Boykin, and B.F. Cooper. 2008. Monitoring heifer grazing distribution at the Valles Caldera National Preserve in northern New Mexico. Rangelands 30-19-23.
  • Kepner, W.G., K.G. Boykin , D.J. Semmens, D.C. Goodrich , C.J. Watts , and D.P. Guertin. 2008. The San Pedro River—A Case Study for Examining Past Landscape Change and Forecasting Hydrological and Biological Response to Urban Growth and Land-Use Change. Pp 39-40. In: Norman, L.M. Norman, Derrick D. Hirsch, and A. Wesley Ward. Proceedings of a USGS Workshop on facing tomorrow's challenges along the U.S.-Mexico border; monitoring, modeling, and forecasting change within the Arizona-Sonora transboundary watersheds: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1322, 63 p.
  • Lowry, J. , W.G. Kepner , K.G. Boykin , K.A. Thomas , D.L. Schrupp, and P. Comer. 2008.¬ Contemporary Digital Land-Cover Mapping for the American Southwest—The Southwest Regional Gap Analysis Project. Pp 41-42. In: Norman, L.M. Norman, Derrick D. Hirsch, and A. Wesley Ward. Proceedings of a USGS Workshop on facing tomorrow's challenges along the U.S.-Mexico border; monitoring, modeling, and forecasting change within the Arizona-Sonora transboundary watersheds: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1322, 63 p.
  • Boykin, K. G., C. Drost, and J. J. Wynne. 2008. A gap analysis of terrestrial vertebrate species on the Colorado Plateau: Assessment from the Southwest Regional Gap Analysis Project. Proceedings of The 8th Biennial Conference of Research on the Colorado Plateau, Flagstaff, AZ.
  • Boykin, K.G., and R.A. Deitner. 2007. A Habitat Modeling Database for the Southwest Regional Gap Analysis Project. U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Gap Analysis Bulletin 15:
  • Boykin, K.G., B.C. Thompson, R.A. Deitner, D. Schrupp, D. Bradford, L. O’Brien, C. Drost, S. Propeck-Gray, W. Rieth, K. Thomas, W. Kepner, J. Lowry, C. Cross, B. Jones, T. Hamer, C. Mettenbrink, K.J. Oakes, J. Prior-Magee, K. Schulz, J. J. Wynne, C. King, J. Puttere, S. Schrader, and Z. Schwenke. 2007. Predicted Animal Habitat Distributions and Species Richness. Chapter 3 in J.S. Prior-Magee, ed. Southwest Regional Gap Analysis Final Report. U.S. Geological Survey, Gap Analysis Program, Moscow, ID.
  • Boykin, K.G., L. Langs, J.Lowry, D. Schrupp, D. Bradford, L. O’Brien, K. Thomas, C. Drost, A. Ernst, W. Kepner, J. Prior-Magee, D. Ramsey, W. Rieth, T.Sajwaj, K. Schulz, B. C. Thompson. 2007. Analysis based on Stewardship and Management Status. Chapter 5 in J.S. Prior-Magee, ed. Southwest Regional Gap Analysis Final Report. U.S. Geological Survey, Gap Analysis Program, Moscow, ID.
  • Ernst, A.E., S. Schrader, V. Lopez, J. Prior-Magee, K.G. Boykin, B. Thompson, D. Schrupp, L. O’Brien, W. Kepner, K. Thomas, and J. Lowry. 2007. Land Stewardship. Chapter 4 in J.S. Prior-Magee, ed. Southwest Regional Gap Analysis Final Report. U.S. Geological Survey, Gap Analysis Program, Moscow, ID.
  • Langs, L., K. G. Boykin, J.Lowry, A.Ernst, D.Bradford, W.Kepner, J.Prior-Magee, K.Schulz, D. Schrupp, K. Thomas. 2007. Conclusions and Management Implications. Chapter 6 in J.S. Prior-Magee, ed. Southwest Regional Gap Analysis Final Report. U.S. Geological Survey, Gap Analysis Program, Moscow, ID.
  • Lowry, J. H, Jr., R. D. Ramsey, K. A. Thomas, D. Schrupp, W. Kepner, T. Sajwaj, J. Kirby, E. Waller, S. Schrader, S. Falzarano, L. Langs, G. Manis, C. Wallace, K. Schulz, P. Comer, K. Pohs, W. Rieth, C. Velasquez, B. Wolk, K.G. Boykin, L. O’Brien, J. Prior-Magee, D. Bradford and B. Thompson, 2007. Land Cover Classification and Mapping. Chapter 2 in J.S. Prior-Magee, ed. Southwest Regional Gap Analysis Final Report. U.S. Geological Survey, Gap Analysis Program, Moscow, ID
  • Prior-Magee, J.S., K.G. Boykin, D.F. Bradford, W.G. Kepner, J.H. Lowry, D.L. Schrupp, K.A. Thomas, and Bruce C. Thompson, Editors. 2007. Southwest Regional Gap Analysis Project Final Report. U.S. Geological Survey, Gap Analysis Program, Moscow, ID.
  • Lowry, J. R. Ramsey, K. Thomas, D. Schrupp, T. Sajwaj, J. Kirby, E. Waller, S. Schrader, S. Falzarano, L. Langs, G. Manis, C. Wallace, K. Schulz, P. Comer, K. Pohs, W. Rieth, C. Velasquez, B. Wolk, W. Kepner, K. Boykin, L. O'Brien, D. Bradford, B. Thompson, J. Prior-Magee. 2007. Mapping moderate-scale land-cover over very large geographic areas within 3 a collaborative framework: A case study of the Southwest Regional Gap Analysis Project (SWReGAP). Remote Sensing and the Environment 108:59-73.
  • Thomas, K.A., K.A. Schulz, K. Boykin. 2006. A gap perspective of the Sonoran Ecoregion in Arizona. Borders, Boundaries, and Time Scales. In: Proceedings of the Sixth Conference on Research and Resource Management in the Southwestern Deserts – Extended Abstracts. May 2-5, 2006, Tucson, Arizona. Pp 93-94.
  • Andersen, M. C., B. C. Thompson, and K. G. Boykin. 2004. Spatial Risk Assessment across large landscapes with varied land use: Lessons from a conservation assessment of military lands. Risk Analysis 24:1231-1242.
  • Hamazaki, T., B. C. Thompson, B. A. Locke and K. G. Boykin. 2003. Analysis of ecological context for identifying vegetation and animal conservation planning foci: An Example from the arid Southwestern United States. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. 46(2):239-256.
  • Kroll, A. J., K. G. Boykin, M. C. Andersen, B. C. Thompson, and D. Daniel. 2003. Habitat characteristics of Ashmunella (Gastropoda: Pulmonata: Polygyridae) at White Sands Missile Range and Fort Bliss, New Mexico. Southwestern Naturalist. 48:14-22.
  • Rivieccio, M., B. C. Thompson, W. R. Gould, and K. G. Boykin. 2003. Habitat features and predictive habitat modeling for the Colorado Chipmunk in southern New Mexico. Western North American Naturalist. 63:479-488.
  • Thompson, B. C., P. L. Matusik-Rowan, and K. G. Boykin. 2002. Prioritizing conservation potential of arid-land montane natural springs and associated riparian areas. Journal of Arid Environments 50:527-547.
  • Prior-Magee, J., K. Schulz, K.A. Thomas, D.L. Schrupp, D.F. Bradford, W.G. Kepner, K. Boykin, and R. Ramsey. 2002. Southwest Regional Gap Analysis Project (SWReGAP). U.S. Dep. Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Gap Analysis Program Bulletin 11: 73-75.
  • Burkett, D., R. Valdez, B. C. Thompson, and K. G. Boykin. 2002. Gemsbok: The management challenge of an exotic ungulate in the American Southwest. Pages 68-75 In H. Ebedes, B. Reilly, W. van Hoven, and B. Penzhorn, editors. Sustainable utilization - conservation in practice. South African Game Ranchers Organisation, Menlo Park, Pretoria, South Africa. (peer-reviewed chapter)
  • Bak, J. M., K. G. Boykin, B. C. Thompson, and D. L. Daniel. 2001. Distribution of wintering ferruginous hawks (Buteo regalis) in relation to black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) colonies in southern New Mexico and northern Chihuahua. Journal of Raptor Research 35:124-129.
  • Thompson, B.C. and K. Boykin. 2000. Approach to regional animal modeling in the Southwest. U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Gap Analysis Bulletin 9:27-28.
 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 2

Masters Students: 15

Phd Students: 5

Post Docs: 2

University Staff: 3

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 25

Scientific Publications: 52

Presentations: 161

 

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New Mexico Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Las Cruces, NM 88003-0003 Phone: (575) 646 - 6053 Fax: (575) 646 - 1281 Our University Web Site

Unit Leader

Colleen Caldwell
Colleen fishing the Madison

I received a B.S. in Fisheries Sciences from Texas A&M University, an M.S. in Aquatic Ecology from Texas State University, and a Ph.D. in Ecology from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. I joined the New Mexico Unit in 1994 and in 2006 stepped up to the plate to become Unit Leader.

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New Mexico Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. New Mexico Department of Game and Fish
  2. New Mexico State University
  3. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  4. U.S. Geological Survey