Adaptation Planning for Navy and Marine Corps Installations in Southern California, jointly led by DoD collaborators
Developing a Framework for Climate-informed Monitoring in the Context of Climate Smart Conservation, led by the USA-NPN; serving as a trainer served in related National Conservation Training Center course on Climate Smart Conservation.
Scanning the Conservation Horizon: A Guide to Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment, led by the National Wildlife Federation; served as a trainer in related National Conservation Training Center course.
Enquist, C.A.F., J.L. Kellermann, K.L. Gerst, and A.J. Miller-Rushing. 2014. Phenology research for natural resource management in the U.S. International Journal of Biometeorology, DOI 10.1007/s00484-013-0772-6.
Stein, B.A., A. Staudt, M. S. Cross, N. Dubois, C. Enquist, R. Griffis, L. Hansen, J. Hellman, J. Lawler, E. Nelson, and A. Pairis, 2013. Preparing for and managing change: climate adaptation for biodiversity and ecosystems. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment11: 502-510, 2013. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/120277
Cross, M.S., P.D. McCarthy, G. Garfin, D. Gori, C. Enquist. Accelerating climate change adaptation in vulnerable landscapes across the southwestern United States. Conservation Biology 27: 4-13, 2013.
Cross, M., E. Zavaleta, D. Bachelet, M. Brooks, C. Enquist, E. Fleishman, L. Graumlich, C. Groves, L. Hannah, L. Hansen, G. Hayward, M. Koopman, J. Lawler, J. Malcolm, J. Nordgren, B. Petersen, E. Rowland, D. Scott, S. Shafer, R. Shaw, and G. Tabor. 2012. The Adaptation for Conservation Targets (ACT) framework: A tool for incorporating climate change into natural resource management, Environmental Management, 50:341-351, 2012.
Cross, M., E. Girvetz, A. Schragg, and C. Enquist. Integrating Climate Change Science into Large- Scale Conservation, In: Conservation and Climate Disruption: Ecoregional Science and Practice in a Changing Climate (Eds. C.C. Chester, J.A. Hilty, and M.S. Cross), Island Press, 2012.
West, J.M., P. Kareiva, C. Enquist, A. Johnson, S.H. Julius, J. Lawler, B. Petersen, L. Pitelka, R. Shaw. 2009. U.S. natural resources and climate change: concepts and approaches for management adaptation, Envronmental Management, 44(6): 1001-1021, 2009.
Science and Applications Coordinator,USA National Phenology Network
Lead Author, Natural Ecosystems, Southwest Climate Assessment
Lead Author, Biodiversity, Adaptation, Indicators, National Climate Assessment
Conceptualized and launched the Southwest Climate Change Initiative on behalf of the Nature Conservancy.
Lead Author, Preliminary review of adaptation options for climate-sensitive ecosystems and resources, U.S. Climate Change Science Program and the Subcommittee on Global Change Research
Ph.D., Ecology, University of New Mexico, 2002
M.S., Biology, Ecology Program, University of New Mexico, 1998
B.A., International Relations/French, Mount Holyoke College, 1990