Jeff Hepinstall-Cymerman, Landscape Ecology

Jeff Hepinstall-Cymerman

Contact Information:

Primary Organization:  University of Georgia

Office Phone:  706-583-8097


Web Page:

CWT Data Sets:

3088 (Point count surveys in order to gain density estimates of birds)

1211 (Air temperature and light intensity measurements within and near the Coweeta basin from 2011 to 2013)

5022 (Ground observations of spring leaf emergence phenology at eight sites in and near the Coweeta basin (2011-2012).)

CWT Publications and Presentations: (custom bibliography)

Journal Articles

Cecala, K. K., J. C. Maerz, B. J. Halstead, J. R. Frisch, T. L. Gragson, J. Hepinstall-Cymerman, D. S. Leigh, C. R. Jackson, J. T. Peterson, and C. M. Pringle. 2018. Multiple drivers, scales, and interactions influence southern Appalachian stream salamander occupancy. Ecosphere 9(3):e02150. 10.1002/ecs2.2150

Chandler, Richard B., Hepinstall-Cymerman, Jeff, Merker, Samuel, Abernathy-Conners, Heather, Cooper, Robert J. (2018). Characterizing spatio-Temporal variation in survival and recruitment with integrated population models. The Auk. 135. 409-426. 10.1642/AUK-17-181.1.

Ferguson, P. F.B., Conroy, M. J. and Hepinstall-Cymerman, J. (2017), Assessing conservation lands for forest birds in an exurban landscape. Jour. Wild. Mgmt., 81: 1308–1321. doi:10.1002/jwmg.21295

Stoker, D., A. J. Falkner, K. M. Murray, A. K. Lang, T. R. Barnum, J. Hepinstall-Cymerman, M. J. Conroy, R. J. Cooper, and C. M. Pringle. (2017). Decomposition of terrestrial resource subsidies in headwater streams: Does consumer diversity matter? Ecosphere 8(6):e01868. 10.1002/ecs2.1868

Chandler, R. & Hepinstall-Cymerman, J. (2016), Estimating the spatial scales of landscape effects on abundance, Landscape Ecol, 31:1383, doi:10.1007/s10980-016-0380-z

Ferguson, P.F., Conroy, M. and Hepinstall-Cymerman, J. 2015. Occupancy models for data with false positive and false negative errors and heterogeneity across sites and surveys. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. (DOI: 10.1111/2041-210X.12442)

Ferguson, P.F., Conroy, M., Chamblee, J.F. and Hepinstall-Cymerman, J. 2015. Using structured decision making with landowners to address privateforest management and parcelization: balancing multiple objectives andincorporating uncertainty. Ecology and Society. 20 (4):27

Books and Book Sections

Webster, J.R., Benfield, E.F., Cecala, K.K., Chamblee, J.F., Dehring, C.A., Gragson, T.L., Cymerman, J.H., Jackson, C.R., Knoepp, J.D., Leigh, D.S., Maerz, J.C., Pringle, C., Valett, H.M., 2012. Water Quality and Exurbanization in Southern Appalachian Streams. In River Conservation and Management (Chapter on Catchment Conservation, Ecosystem Integrity and Threats to River Systems). P.J. Boon and P.J. Raven, eds. Published 2012 by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., p. 91-107


Hepinstall-Cymerman, J., Allen, H., 2010. Methodology Report for 2006 Land Cover Map for the Southern Appalachian Study Area, July 2006