BS, Environmental Sciences, San Diego State University, 2013
My interests are in the physiological responses of Critical Zone vegetation to extreme weather events and changing climatic influences. Specifically, I am looking at the contribution of snowmelt timing to vegetation and NPP around the Bigelow Site in the Santa Catalina Mountains.
Critical Zone Science in the Anthropocene: Opportunities for biogeographic and ecological theory and praxis to drive earth science integration. Minor J., Pearl J.K., Barnes M.L., Colella T.R., Murphy P.C., Mann S., Barron-Gafford G.A. (2020): Progress in Physical Geography: Earth and Environment 44(1): 50–69
Topography influences species-specific patterns of seasonal primary productivity in a semiarid montane forest. Murphy P.C., Knowles J.F., Moore D.J.P., Anchukaitis K., Potts D.L., Barron-Gafford G.A. (2020): Tree Physiology 40(10): 1343–1354
Impacts of hydraulic redistribution on grass–tree competition vs facilitation in a semi-arid savanna. Barron-Gafford G.A., Sanchez-Cañete E.P., Minor R.L., Hendryx S.M., Lee E., Sutter L.F., Tran N., Parra E., Colella T., Murphy P.C., Hamerlynck E.P., Kumar P. and Scott R.L. (2017): New Phytologist 215(4): 1451–1461 Cross-CZO
Impacts of Hydraulic Redistribution on Grass-tree Competition vs Facilitation in a Semi-arid Savanna. Barron-Gafford, G.A., Sanchez-Canete, E.P., Minor, R.L., Hendryx, S.M., Lee, E., Sutter, L.F., Tran, N., Parra, E., Colella, T., Murphy, P.C., Hamerlynck, E.P., Kumar, P., and Scott, R.L. (2017): New Phytologist
Papers and books that explicitly acknowledge a CZO grant are highlighted in PALE ORANGE.
Patterns of Primary Productivity in a Semiarid Montane Forest. Murphy P. (2018): MS Thesis, Geography, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, 51 pp