Riley Andrade

Ph.D. Geography
Graduate Assistant/Associate
TEMPE Campus

Student Information

Graduate Student
Liberal Arts & Sciences


Riley Andrade is a current PhD student in the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, working under Janet Franklin and Kelli Larson. Her research largely focuses on urban ecology, specifically within the CAP LTER (Central Arizona–Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research) study system located in Phoenix, Arizona.


Hondula, D. M., Balling, R. C., Andrade, R., Krayenhoff, E. S., Middel, A., Urban, A., ... & Sailor, D. J. (2017). Biometeorology for cities. International Journal of Biometeorology, 1-11.

Andrade, R., Bateman, H. L., & Kang, Y. (2017). Seasonality and land cover characteristics drive aphid dynamics in an arid city. Journal of Arid Environments, 144, 12-20.


Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
GIS 470 Statistics for Geographers