Estes, L.D., Searchinger, T., Spiegel, M., Tian, D., Sichinga, S., Mwale, M., Kehoe, L., Kuemmerle, T., Berven, A., Chaney. N., Sheffield, J., Wood, E., Caylor, K. Reconciling agriculture, carbon, and biodiversity in a savanna transformation frontier. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 371, 20150316.

Mastrorillo, M., Licker, R., Bohra-Mishra, P., Fagiolo, G., Estes, L.D., Oppenheimer, M. The influence of climate variability on internal migration flows in South Africa. Global Environmental Change, 39, 155-169.

Debats, S., Luo, D., Estes, L.D., Fuchs, T., Caylor, K. 2016. A generalized computer vision approach to mapping crop fields in heterogeneous agricultural landscapes. Remote Sensing of Environment, 179, 210-221.

Estes, L.D., McRitchie, D., Choi, J., Debats, S., Evans, T., Guthe, W., Luo, D., Ragazzo, G., Zempleni,R., Caylor, K. 2016. A platform for crowdsourcing the creation of representative, accurate landcover maps. Environmental Modelling and Software, 80, 41-53.

Sweeney, S., Ruseva, T., Estes, L.D., Evans, T. 2015. Mapping cropland in smallholder-dominated savannas: integrating remote sensing techniques and probabilistic modeling. Remote Sensing, 7, 15295-15317.

Searchinger, T., Estes, L.D., Thornton, P., Notenbaert, A., Beringer, T., Rubenstein, D., Heimlich, R., Herrero, M. 2015. Do the wet savannas and shrublands of Africa provide a low carbon and biodiversity cost cropland reserve? Nature Climate Change, 5, 481-486.

McDermid, S.P., Ruane, A., Hudson, N.I., Rosenzweig, C., Morales, M.D., Agalawatte, P., Ahmad, S., Ahuja, L.R., Amien, I., Anapalli, S.S., Anothai, J., Asseng, S., Biggs, J., Bert, F., Bertuzzi, P., Bhatia, V.S., Bindi, M., Broad, I., Cammarano, D., Carretero, R., Chattha, A.A., Chung, U., Debats, S., Deligios, P., De Sanctis, G., Dhliwayo, T., Dumont, B., Estes, L.D., et al. 2015. The AgMIP Coordinated Climate-Crop Modeling Project (C3MP): Methods and Protocols. In Hillel, D., and C. Rosenzweig (Eds.), ICP Series on Climate Change Impacts, Adaptation, and Mitigation, Vol. 4., Handbook of Climate Change and Agroecosystems: The Agricultural Model Intercomparison and Improvement Project Integrated Crop and Economic Assessments, Part 1. (UK: Imperial College Press).

Estes, L.D., Chaney, N., Herrera-Estrada, J., Caylor, K.K., Sheffield, J., Wood, E.F. 2014. Changing water availability during the African maize growing season, 1979-2010. Environmental Research Letters 9, 075005. [article][1][2][3][IOP select]

Estes, L.D., Bradley, B.A., Holness, S., Green, J.M., Oppenheimer, M., Paroz, L., Schulze, R., Tadross, M., Turner, W.R., Wilcove, D.S. 2014. Using changes in agricultural utility to quantify future climate-induced risk to conservation. Conservation Biology 28, 427-437.

Tingley, M.W., Estes, L.D., Wilcove, D.S. 2013. Climate change must not blow conservation off course. Nature 7462, 271-272.

Estes, L.D., Bradley, B.A., Oppenheimer, M., Ruane, A., Schulze, R., Tadross, M., Turner, W.R., Wilcove, D.S. 2013. Projected climate impacts to South African maize and wheat production in 2055: A comparison of empirical and mechanistic modeling approaches. Global Change Biology 19, 3762-3774.

Estes, L.D., Bradley, B.A., Beukes, H., Hole. D.G., Lau, M., Oppenheimer, M., Schulze, R., Tadross, M., Turner, W. Comparing mechanistic and empirical model projections of crop suitability and productivity: Implications for projecting ecological change. 2013. Global Ecology and Biogeography 22, 1007-1018.

Bradley, B.A., Estes, L.D., Hole, D.G., Holness, S., Oppenheimer, M., Schulze, R., Turner, W.R., Wilcove, D.S. 2012. Predicting how adaptation to climate change could affect ecological conservation: secondary impacts of shifting agricultural suitability. Diversity and Distributions, 18, 425-437.

Estes, L.D., Mwangi, A.G., Reillo, P.R., and Shugart, H.H. 2011. Predictive distribution modeling of a rare antelope using enhanced remote sensing and multiple validation techniques. Animal Conservation, 14, 521-532.

Faria, P.J., Kavembe, G.D., Jung’a, J.O., Kimwele, C.N., Estes, L.D., Reillo, P.R., Mwangi, A.G., and Bruford, M.W. 2011. The use of non-invasive molecular techniques to confirm the presence of mountain bongo Tragelaphus eurycerus isaaci populations in Kenya and preliminary inference of their genetic variation, Conservation Genetics 12, 745-751.

Turner, W., Bradley, B., Estes, L., Hole, D., Oppenheimer, M., and Wilcove, D. (2010). Climate Change: Will Nature survive the human response? Conservation Letters, 3, 304‐312.

Estes, L.D., Reillo, P.R., Mwangi, A.G., Okin, G.S., and Shugart, H.H. (2010). Remote sensing of structural complexity indices for habitat and species distribution modeling. Remote Sensing of Environment 114, 792-804.

Estes, L.D., Okin, G.S., Mwangi, A.G., and Shugart, H.H. (2008). Habitat selection by a rare forest antelope: A multi-scale approach combining field data and imagery from three sensors. Remote Sensing of Environment 112, 2033-2050.

Estes, L.D., and Olson, D. (2004). Southern Rift montane forest-grassland mosaic. In The Terrestrial Ecoregions of Africa and Madagascar: A Conservation Assessment. N. D. Burgess, J. D’Amico Hales, E. Underwood, E. Dinerstein, and I. Itoua, eds. (Washington, DC: Island Press).

Bingham, M, and Estes, L.D. (2004). Itigi-Sumbu thicket. In The Terrestrial Ecoregions of Africa and Madagascar: A Conservation Assessment. N. D. Burgess, J. D’Amico Hales, E. Underwood, E. Dinerstein, D. Olson, and I. Itoua, eds. (Washington, DC: Island Press).

Estes, L.D., and Greyling, L. (2004). Zambezian and mopane woodlands. In The Terrestrial Ecoregions of Africa and Madagascar: A Conservation Assessment. N. D. Burgess, J. D’Amico Hales, E. Underwood, E. Dinerstein, D. Olson, and I. Itoua, eds. (Washington, DC: Island Press).