• Associate Professor, City & Metropolitan Planning
  • Curator of Urban Ecology, Natural History Museum of Utah

Research Keywords

  • urban ecosystems, urban forest planning, air quality, atmospheric deposition, digital technologies, global change, montane watersheds


  • English, fluent.
  • French, fluent.
  • Spanish, fluent.


  • K. Anderson & S. Tooth, D. Kim, L.M. Resler, D. Schillereff, J.W. Williams, D. Rocchini, A.G. Ponette- González, N. Kuhn, J.V. Brian (2023). A horizon scan for novel and impactful areas of physical geography research in 2023 and beyond. Progress in Physical Geography. Published, 12/26/2023.
  • K. Kang & E. Marín-Spiotta, Elliot Vaughan, C. Reid Ferring, A.G. Ponette-González (2023). Soil black carbon increases under urban trees with road density and time: Opportunity hotspots for carbon storage in urban ecosystems. Environmental Management. Published, 11/23/2023.
  • A. Grider & A.G. Ponette-González, R. Heindel (2023). Calcium and ammonium now control the pH of wet and bulk deposition in Ohio, U.S. Atmospheric Environment. Published, 10/2023.
  • T.A. Byers & J.E. Manuel, A.G. Ponette-González, T.E. Gill, G. Glass (2023). Analysis of rain-deposited dust on polysulfone membranes using proton-induced X-ray emission spectroscopy. Microchemical Journal. Published, 09/2023.
  • E. Elderbrock & A.G. Ponette-González, J.E. Rindy, K.C. Weathers, J. Lee, Y. Ko (2023). Modeling black carbon removal by city trees: implications for urban forest planning. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening. Published, 08/2023.
  • J.T. Van Stan & S.T. Allen, D.P. Aubrey, Z.C. Berry, M. Biddick, A.M.J. Coenders-Gerrits, P. Giordani, S.G. Gotsch, E.D. Gutmann, Y. Kuzyakov, D. Magyar, V.S.A. Mella, K.E. Mueller, A.G. Ponette-González, P. Porada, C.E. Rosenfeld, J. Simmons, K.R. Sridhar, A. Stubbins (2023). Shower thoughts: Why scientists should spend more time in the rain. BioScience. Published, 06/2023.
  • J. Ellis & A.G. Ponette-González, M.J. Fry, J.A. Johnson (2023). Reduced reflectance and altered color: The cost of external particulate matter accumulation on urban rock pigeon feathers. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. Published, 02/2023.
  • A.G. Ponette-González & D. Chen, E. Elderbrock, Y. Ko, J. Lee, J.E. Rindy, T.E. Barrett, B.W. Luce, K.C. Weathers (2022). Urban edge trees: urban form and meteorology drive elemental carbon deposition to canopies and soils. Environmental Pollution. Published, 12/2022.
  • A.G. Ponette-González & H. Lewis, B. Henderson, G. Piñeiro, D. Carnelos, K.C. Weathers, D. Schwede (2022). Wet nitrogen (N) deposition to urban Latin America: filling in the gaps with GEOS-Chem. Atmospheric Environment. Published, 06/2022.
  • A.G. Ponette-González (2021). Accumulator, transporter, substrate, and reactor: Multidimensional perspectives and approaches to the study of bark. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change. Published, 08/2021.
  • M.C. LaFevor & A.G. Ponette-González, R. Larson, L. M. Mungai (2021). Spatial targeting of agricultural support measures: Indicator-based assessment of coverages and leakages. Land. Published, 07/2021.
  • J.T. Van Stan II & A.G. Ponette-González, T. Swanson, K.C. Weathers (2021). Throughfall and stemflow are major hydrologic highways for particulate traffic through tree canopies. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. Published, 06/2021.
  • A.G. Ponette-González & M.L. Green, J. McCullars, L. Gough (2021). Ambient urban N deposition drives increased biomass and total plant N in two native prairie grass species in the US Southern Great Plains. PLoS ONE. Published, 05/2021.
  • S.I. Saad & J. Mota de Silva, A.G. Ponette-González, M. Naves Silva, H.R. da Rocha (2021). Modeling the on-site and off-site benefits of Atlantic Forest conservation in a Brazilian watershed. Ecosystem Services. Published, 04/2021.
  • C. Pitre & A.G. Ponette-González, J.E. Rindy, A. Lee, D. Doherty, M. Fry, J. Johnson (2021). Bird feathers are potential biomonitors for airborne elemental carbon. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. Published, 01/2021.
  • B.W. Luce & T.E. Barrett, A.G. Ponette-González (2020). Student cyclists experience PM2.5 pollution hotspots around an urban university campus. The Geographical Bulletin. Published, 10/2020.
  • S.M. Decina & A.G. Ponette-González, J.E. Rindy (2020). Urban tree canopy effects on water quality via inputs to the urban ground surface. Springer Nature. Published, 02/2020.
  • P. Hamel & L.L. Bremer, A.G. Ponette-González, E. Acosta, J.R.B. Fisher, B. Steele, A. Targa Cavassani, C. Klemz, E. Blainski, K.A. Brauman (2020). The value of hydrologic information for watershed management programs: the case of Camboriú, Brazil. Science of the Total Environment. Published, 02/2020.
  • K.C. Weathers & A.G. Ponette-González, T.E. Dawson (2020). Medium, vector, and connector: fog and the maintenance of ecosystems. Ecosystems. Published, 01/2020.
  • L.L. Bremer & P. Hamel, A.G. Ponette-González, P. Vieira Pompeu, S. Saad, K.A. Brauman (2020). Who are we measuring and modeling for? Supporting multi-level decision-making in watershed management. Water Resources Research. Published, 01/2020.
  • K. Albus & R. Thompson, F. Mitchell, J. Kennedy, A.G. Ponette-González (2020). Accuracy of long-term volunteer water monitoring data: A multiscale analysis from a statewide citizen science program. PLoS ONE. Published, 01/2020.
  • A.G. Ponette-González & J.T. Van Stan II, D. Magyar (2020). Things seen and unseen in throughfall and stemflow. Springer Nature. Published, 01/2020.
  • J.E. Rindy & .G. Ponette-González, T.E. Barrett, R.J. Sheesley, K.C. Weathers (2019). Urban trees are sinks for soot: elemental carbon accumulation by widespread oak species. Environmental Science & Technology. Published, 09/2019.
  • T.E. Barrett & A.G. Ponette-González, J.E. Rindy, K.C. Weathers (2019). Wet deposition of black carbon: A synthesis. Atmospheric Environment. Published, 09/2019.
  • C. Arango & A.G. Ponette-González, I. Neziri, J. Bailey (2019). Western spruce budworm effects on throughfall C, N, P fluxes and soil nutrient status in the Pacific Northwest. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. Published, 08/23/2019.
  • C. Arango & A.G. Ponette-González, I. Neziri, J. Bailey (2019). Western spruce budworm effects on throughfall C, N, P fluxes and soil nutrient status in the Pacific Northwest. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. Published, 08/23/2019.
  • A.G. Ponette-González & J.D. Collins, J.E. Manuel, T.A. Byers, G.A. Glass, K.C. Weathers, T.E. Gill (2018). Wet dust deposition across Texas during the 2012 US drought: An overlooked pathway for elemental flux to ecosystems. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres. Published, 07/06/2018.
  • A.G. Ponette-González & Y. Perroni, K.C. Weathers, P.A. de Souza, F. García-Oliva, W.Z. de Mello (2017). Nitrogen cycling in tropical Atlantic Forest differing in exposure to urban atmospheric N deposition. Plant and Soil. Published, 09/19/2017.