Ted Gragson, CWT LPI, Professor of Anthropology
Anthropogenic disturbance on ecological processes over large temporal and spatial scales.Social and economic processes tied to land use and land cover change.
CWT Science Advisory Committee
Primary Organization: University of Georgia
Dr. Ted L Gragson
250 Baldwin Hall
355 S. Jackson Street
Athens, GA 30602-1619
Office Phone: 706-542-1479
FAX Number: 706-542-3988
CWT Publications and Presentations: (custom bibliography)
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
Coughlan, Michael R. and T.L. Gragson. 2016. An Event History Analysis of Parcel Extensification and Household Abandonment in Pays Basque, French Pyrenees, 1830–1958 AD. Human Ecology. DOI:10.1007/s10745-016-9808-y.
Frisch, John R., Peterson, James T., Cecala, Kristen K., Maerz, John C., Jackson, C. Rhett, Gragson, Ted L., and Pringle, Catherine M. 2016. Patch occupancy of stream fauna across a land cover gradient in the southern Appalachians, USA. Hydrobiologia. 773:163-175. doi:10.1007/s10750-016-2695-9.
Brian J. Burke, Meredith Welch-Devine, Seth Gustafson, Nik Heynen, Jennifer L. Rice, Ted L. Gragson, Sakura R. Evans & Donald R. Nelson (2015): Can Science Writing Collectives Overcome Barriers to More Democratic Communication and Collaboration? Lessons from Environmental Communication Praxis in Southern Appalachia, Environmental Communication, DOI: 10.1080/17524032.2014.999695
Leigh, D.S., Gragson, T. and Coughlan, M. 2015. Pedogenic effects of mid- to late-Holocene conversion of forests to pastures in the French western Pyrenees. Zeitschrift fÃ¼r Geomorphologie. 59:225-245.
Leigh, David S., Theodore L. Gragson, Michael R. Coughlan. 2015. Colluvial legacies of millennial landscape change on individual hillsides, place-based investigation in the western Pyrenees Mountains, Quaternary International. DOI:10.1016/j.quaint.2015.08.031
Gustafson, S., Heynen, N., Rice, J.L., Gragson, T., Shepherd, J.M., and Strother, C. (2014). Megapolitan political ecology and urban metabolism in southern Appalachia. The Professional Geographer. (DOI:10.1080/00330124.2014.905158)
Robertson, G.P., Collins, S.L., Foster, D.R., Brokaw, N., Ducklow, H.W., Gragson, T.L., Gries, C., Hamilton, S.K., McGuire, A.D., Moore, J.C., Stanley, E.H., Waide, R.B., Williams, M.W., 2012. Long-Term Ecological Research in a Human-Dominated World. BioScience, Vol. 62:4, April 2012, p. 342-353, American Institute of Biological Sciences
McDonald, Robert I., Chris Yuan-Farrell, Charles Fievet, Matthias Moeller, Peter Kareiva, David Foster, Ted Gragson, Ann Kinzig, Lauren Kuby, and Charles Redman. 2007. Estimating the Effect of Protected Lands on the Development and Conservation of Their Surroundings. Conservation Biology 21(6): 1526-1536.
Books and Book Sections
Gragson, Ted L. 2012. The Contribution of Anthropology to Concepts Guiding LTSER Research. In Long term socio-ecological research: Studies in society-nature interactions across spatial and temporal scales, S. J. Singh, H. Haberl, M. Chertow, M. Mirtl, and M. Schmid, eds. Berlin: Springer.
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
Gragson, Ted L, Paul V. Bolstad, and Meredith Welch-Devine. 2008. Agricultural Transformation of Southern Appalachia. In Agrarian Landscapes in Transition. Charles Redman and and David Foster, eds. Pp. 89-121. New York: Oxford University Press.
Conference Proceedings (Published Papers and Abstracts)
Coughlan, M.R., Leigh, D.S., Gragson, T.L., Le Couédic, M., 2017. Holocene anthropization of mid-elevation landscapes around Pic d’Orhy, Western Pyrenees. Paper presented a the 10th Institute for European and Mediterranean Archaeology (IEMA) Visiting Scholar Conference on Archaeology of Mountain Landscapes: Interdisciplinary Research Strategies of Agro-Pastoralism in Upland Regions, April 8-9, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.
Gragson, T.L., Coughlan, M.G., Leigh, D.S., 2017. Contingency & Agency in the Holocene Anthropization of Mountain Landscapes of the Western Pyrenees. Paper presented at the European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria
Leigh, D. S., Gragson, T. L.. 2017. Anthropic changes to the biotic factor of soil formation from forests to managed grasslands along summits of the western Pyrenees Mountains, France. Paper presented at the European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, April 2017.
Leigh, D.S., Gragson, T.L., 2017. Soil Biogeochemical and Biophysical Footprint of Forest to Pasture Conversion in the Western Pyrenees Mountains, France. Paper presented at the American Geophysical Union annual meeting in New Orleans, LA
The Interacting Effects of Hydroclimate Variability and Human Landscape Modification in the Southern Appalachian Mountains: Renewal proposal to the National Science Foundation. 2014. Manuscript on file. Coweeta LTER, University of Georgia.