Dr. Todd Lookingbill
Associate Professor of Biology
Associate Professor of Geography and the Environment
Chair, Department of Geography and the Environment
Selected Publications

Kostadinov, T. S. & T. Lookingbill. 2015. Snow cover variability in a forest ecotone of the Oregon Cascades via MODIS Terra products. Remote Sensing of Environment. 164: 155-169

Jawarneh, R., J. Julian, & T. Lookingbill. 2015. The influence of physiography on historical and future land development changes: A case study of central Arkansas (USA), 1857-2030. Landscape and Urban Planning 143:76-89
Lookingbill, T., J. Schmit, S. Tessel, M. Suarez-Rubio, & R. Hilderbrand. 2014. Assessing national park resource condition along an urban-rural gradient in and around Washington, D.C., USA. Ecological Indicators 42:147-159
Lookingbill, T., E. Minor, N. Bukach, J. Ferrari, & L. Wainger. 2014. Incorporating risk of reinvasion to prioritize sites for invasive species management. Natural Areas Journal 34:268-281.
Courtenay, C., & T. Lookingbill. 2014. Designing a regional trail network of high conservation value using principles of green infrastructure. Southeastern Geographer 54:270-290
Brickle, M., T. Lookingbill, & K. Engelhardt. 2013. Proposing new barrens National Natural Landmarks. George Wright Forum 30:253–260
Suarez-Rubio, M., S. Wilson, P. Leimgruber, & T. Lookingbill. 2013. Threshold responses of forest birds to landscape changes around exurban development. Plos One 8(6): e67593
Suarez-Rubio, M., T. Lookingbill, & A. Elmore. 2012. Exurban development derived from Landsat from 1986 to 2009 surrounding the District of Columbia, USA. Remote Sensing Environment. 124:360-370
Suarez-Rubio, M., T. Lookingbill, & L. Wainger. 2012. Modeling exurban development near Washington, DC, USA: Comparison of a pattern-based model and a spatially-explicit econometric model. Landscape Ecology. 27: 1045-1061 doi:10.1007/s10980-012-9760-1
Minor, E.S. and T.R. Lookingbill. 2010. Multiscale network analysis of protected-area connectivity for mammals in the United States. Conservation Biology  24:1549-1558
Lookingbill, T.R., A.J. Elmore, K.A.M. Engelhardt, J.B. Churchill, J.E. Gates, & J.B. Johnson. 2010. Influence of wetland networks on bat activity in mixed-use landscapes. Biological Conservation 143:974-983
Lookingbill, T.R., R.H. Gardner, J.R. Ferrari & C. Keller. 2010. Combining a dispersal model with network theory to assess habitat connectivity. Ecological Applications 22:427-441.
Minor, E.S., S.M. Tessel, K.A.M. Engelhardt & T.R. Lookingbill. 2009. The role of landscape connectivity in assembling exotic plant communities: a network analysis. Ecology 90:1802-1809
Townsend, P.A., T.R. Lookingbill, C.C. Kingdon, & R.H. Gardner. 2009. Spatial pattern analysis for monitoring protected areas. Remote Sensing Environment 113:1410-1420.
Ferrari, J.R., & T.R. Lookingbill. 2009. Initial conditions and their effect on invasion velocity across heterogeneous landscapes. Biological Invasions 11:1247-1258.
Ferrari J., T. Lookingbill, B. McCormick, P. Townsend & K. Eshleman. 2009. Surface mining and reclamation efforts on flood response of watersheds in the Central Appalachian Plateau region. Water Resources Research 45, W00407.
Lookingbill, T.R., S.S. Kaushal, A.J. Elmore, R.H. Gardner, K.N. Eshleman, R.H. Hilderbrand, R.P. Morgan, W.R. Boynton, M.A. Palmer & W.C. Dennison. 2009. Altered ecological flows blur boundaries in urbanizing watersheds. Ecology and Society 14: 10. Full Article.
Lookingbill, T., J. Schmit, & S. Carter. 2012. GRTS and graphs: Monitoring natural resources in urban landscapes. Pages 361-380 in R. Gitzen, J. Millspaugh, A. Cooper and D. Licht, eds. Design and Analysis of Long-ter Ecological Monitoring Studies. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.
Lookingbill, T., Rocca, M. & D. Urban. 2011. Focused assessment of scale-dependent vegetation pattern. Pages 111-138 in A. Drew, Y. Wiersma, and F. Huettmann, eds. Predictive Species and Habitat Modeling in Landscape Ecology. Springer Press, New York.
Additional Publications
Lookingbill,  M. Brickle, & K. Engelhardt. 2013. Evaluation of Albany Pine Bush for its Merit in Meeting National Significance Criteria as a National Natural Landmark. Prepared for National Natural Landmark Program, NPS. National Park Service, Boston, MA.
Lookingbill, T., B. Miller, J. Madron, J. Finn, & A. Valenski. 2013. Petersburg National Battlefield Natural Resource Condition Assessment: Virginia. Prepared for Natural Resources Condition Assessment Program, NPS. Natural Resource Report. NPS/PETE/NRR—2013/704. National Park Service, Fort Collins, CO.

Ph.D., Duke University
B.A., Princeton University
Contact Information
(804) 289-8265
(804) 484-1577 (Fax)
Areas of Expertise
Landscape Ecology
Protected Areas Management
Natural Resource Monitoring Design and Assessment
Forest Community Ecology