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Refereed Publications

  1. Parker LE and Abatzoglou JT (in review) Warming winters reduce chill accumulation for peach production in the southeastern United States. Environmental Research Letters.
  2. Abatzoglou JT and Parker LE (2018)  Climate change and the American WestIdaho Law Review Natural Resources and Environmental Law Edition.
  3. Parker LE and Abatzoglou JT (2018) Shifts in the thermal niche of almond under climate changeClimatic Change.
  4. Parker LE and Abatzoglou JT (2017) Comparing mechanistic and empirical approaches to modeling the thermal niche of almondInternational Journal of Biometeorology.
  5. Hicke JA, Abatzoglou JT, Daley-Laursen S, Esler J, and Parker L (2017) Using scientific conferences to engage the public on climate changeThe Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society.
  6. Parker LE and Abatzoglou JT (2016) Projected changes in cold hardiness zones and suitable overwinter ranges of perennial crops over the United StatesEnvironmental Research Letters. 
  7. Parker LE and Abatzoglou JT (2015) Spatial coherence of extreme precipitation events in the Northwestern United StatesInternational Journal of Climatology.
  8. Edwards LM, Bunkers MJ, Abatzoglou JT, Todey DP, and Parker LE (2014) October 2013 blizzard in western South DakotaBulletin of the American Meteorological Society.

Recent Talks

  • February, 2018. Adapting agriculture to climate change through perennial crop translocation. Western Colorado State University; Gunnison, Colorado                               -and- University of Colorado Denver; Denver, Colorado
  • February, 2017.Climate change impacts to perennial fruit and nut crop production. Western Colorado State University; Gunnison, Colorado
  • January, 2017. The Science of Climate Change. Western Colorado State University; Gunnison, Colorado
  • December, 2016. Will the Grass Always Be Greener? RTF Turf Producers Association National Conference; Nashville, Tennessee
  • February, 2016. Climate Change and Northwest Agriculture: Boom or Bust? Idaho Landscape and Nursery Association Conference; Post Falls, Idaho.
  • November, 2015. Climate Change and Northwest Agriculture. Sunrise Rotary Club; Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho.


Recent Conference Presentations and Unrefereed Publications

Service and Community Involvement

  • Science and History Interpretive Guide. Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory. Summer, 2017
  • Promotion and Tenure Committee. University of Idaho. October, 2016.
  • Conference Committee. 7th Annual Northwest Climate Conference. March to November, 2016.
  • Community Contributions and Food For Thought Film Series Committees. Moscow Food Co-Op. November 2015 to July 2016.
  • Conference Coordinator; Steering, Program, and Arrangements Committees. 6th Annual Northwest Climate Conference. University of Idaho. March to November, 2015.
  • Hiring Committee, Geography. University of Idaho. November, 2014 to March, 2015.
  • Promotion and Tenure Committee. University of Idaho. October, 2014.
  • HOIST — A STEM-based college preparatory program. REACCH, University of Idaho. July, 2014 and 2015.
  • REACCH K-12 Teacher Workshops. REACCH, University of Idaho. June, 2014 and July, 2015.
  • Faculty Senator. Salt Lake Community College. August 2010 through May 2013.

Graduate Certificates

  • Environmental Water Science. University of Idaho. May, 2017.
  • GIS and Remote Sensing. Oregon State University. June, 2009.