Journal Articles

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Cutts, B.B., S.T. Shutters, and T. Muñoz-Erickson. In press. Evaluating the effect of educational partnerships on access to water information in Phoenix, Arizona. Society and Natural Resources.

Gober, P., G.E. Strickert, D.A. Clark, K.P. Chun, D. Payton, and K. Bruce. In press. Divergent perspectives on water security: Bridging the policy debate. The Professional Geographer. DOI:10.1080/00330124.2014.883960.

Larson, K.L., and E.N. Redman. In press. Water education for sustainability: Criteria and recommendations. Society and Natural Resources.

Schneider, F.; M. Bonriposi, O. Graefe, K. Herweg, C. Homewood, M. Huss, M. Kauzlaric, H. Liniger, E. Rey, E. Reynard, S. Rist, B. Schädler, and R. Weingartner. In press. Assessing the sustainability of water governance systems: the sustainability wheel. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. DOI:10.1080/09640568.2014.938804.

Schneider, F., T. Buser, and O. Graefe. In press. Scales of justice and water governance. Hydropower controversies in Switzerland. Special Issue of Water Policy: Why Justice Matters in Water Governance. doi:10.2166/wp.2014.405.

White, D.D., L. Withycombe Keeler, A. Wiek, and K.L. Larson. In press. Envisioning the future of water governance: A survey of central Arizona water decision makers. Environmental Practice.

White, D.D., A.Y. Wutich, K.L. Larson, and T. Lant. In press. Water management decision makers’ evaluations of uncertainty in a decision support system: The case of WaterSim in the Decision Theater. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. DOI:10.1080/09640568.2013.875892.

Wiek, A., and D. Iwaniec. In press. Quality criteria for visions and visioning in sustainability science. Sustainability Science. DOI 10.1007/s11625-013-0208-6.


Beck, S., et al. 2014. Towards a reflexive turn in the governance of global environmental expertise: The cases of the IPCC and IPBES. Gaia 23(2):80-87.

Eakin, H., M.C. Lemos, and D. R. Nelson. 2014. Differentiating capacities as a means to sustainable climate change adaptation. Global Environmental Change 27:1-8. DOI:10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2014.04.013.

Fan, C., and S.W. Myint. 2014. A comparison of spatial autocorrelation indices and landscape metrics in measuring urban landscape fragmentation. Landscape and Urban Planning 121:117-128.

Giner, N.M., C. Polsky, R.G. Pontius Jr., D.M. Runfola, and S.J. Ratick. 2014. Creating spatially-explicit lawn maps without classifying remotely-sensed imagery: The case of suburban Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Cities and the Environment 7(1):10.

Gober, P., and H. Wheater. 2014. Socio-hydrology and the science-policy interface: a case study of the Saskatchewan River Basin. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 18(4):1413-1422. doi:10.5194/hess-18-1413-2014.

Groffman, P.M., J. Cavender-Bares, N.D. Bettez, J.M. Grove, S.J. Hall, J.B. Heffernan, S.E. Hobbie, K.L. Larson , J.L. Morse, C. Neill, K. Nelson, J. O’Neil-Dunne, L. Ogden, D.E. Pataki, C. Polsky, R.R. Chowdhury, and M.K. Steele. 2014. Ecological homogenization of urban America. Frontiers in Ecology and Environment 12(1):74–81. DOI:10.1890/120374.

Kaplan, S., S.W. Myint, C. Fan and A.J. Brazel. 2014. Quantifying outdoor water consumption of urban land use/land cover: Sensitivity to drought. Environmental Management 53(4):855-864. DOI:10.1007/s00267-014-0245-7.

Klaiber, H.A., V.K. Smith, M. Kaminsky, and A. Strong. 2014. Measuring price elasticities for residential water demand with limited information. Land Economics 90(1):100-113.

Kuzdas, C., A. Wiek, B. Warner, R.Vignola, and R. Morataya. 2014. Sustainability appraisal of water governance regimes – The case of Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Environmental Management 54(2):205-222. DOI:10.1007/s00267-014-0292-0.

Larson, K.L. and J. Brumand. 2014. Paradoxes in landscape management and water conservation: Examining neighborhood norms and institutional forces. Cities and the Environment 7(1):6.

McNall, S.G., and G. Basile. 2014. How to create a new narrative for sustainability that will work: And why it matters, part 2. Sustainability: The Journal of Record 7(1):9-20. doi:10.1089/SUS.2014.9822.

Middel, A., K. Häb, A.J. Brazel, C.A. Martin, and S. Guhathakurta. 2014. Impact of urban form and design on mid-afternoon microclimate in Phoenix Local Climate Zones. Landscape and Urban Planning 122:16-28. DOI:10.1016/j.landurbplan.2013.11.004.

Neel, R., E. Sadalla, A. Berlin, S. Ledlow, and S. Neufeld. 2014. The social symbolism of water-conserving landscaping. Journal of Environmental Psychology 40:49-56. DOI:10.1016/j.jenvp.2014.04.003.

Ouyang, Y., E.A. Wentz, B.L. Ruddell, and S.L. Harlan. 2014. A multi-scale analysis of the single-family residential water use in the Phoenix metropolitan area. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 50(2):448-467. DOI:10.1111/jawr.12133.

Polsky, C., J.M. Grove, C. Knudson, P.M. Groffman, N. Bettez, J. Cavender-Bares, S.J. Hall, J.B. Heffernan, S.E. Hobbie, K.L. Larson, J.L. Morse, C. Neill, K.C. Nelson, L.A. Ogden, J. O’Neill-Dunne, D.E. Pataki, R.R. Chowdhury, and M.K. Steele. 2014. Assessing the homogenization of urban land management with an application to US residential lawncare. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 111(12):4432-4437. doi:10.1073/pnas.1323995111.

Redman, C.L. 2014. Should sustainability and resilience be combined or remain distinct pursuits? Ecology and Society 19(2):37.

Ruddell, D., and P.G. Dixon. 2014. The energy-water nexus: Are there tradeoffs between residential energy and water consumption in arid cities? International Journal of Biometeorology 58(7):1421-1431. DOI: 10.1007/s00484-013-0743-y.

Sadalla, E., A. Berlin, R. Neel, and S.Ledlow. 2014. Priorities in residential water use: A trade-off analysis. Environment and Behavior 46(3):303-328. DOI:10.1177/0013916512456286.

Simon, J., C.W. Kirkwood, and L.R. Keller. 2014. Decision analysis with geographically varying outcomes: preference models and illustrative applications. Operations Research 62(1):182-194.

Vins, H., A. Wutich, A. Brewis, M. Beresford, A. Ruth, C. Roberts. 2014. Gender and children’s perceived water futures in the desert Southwest. Human Organization 73(3).

Wentz, E.A., A.J. Wills, W.K. Kim, S.W. Myint, P. Gober, R.C. Balling, Jr. 2014. Factors influencing water consumption in multifamily housing in Tempe, Arizona. The Professional Geographer 66(3):501-510. DOI:10.1080/00330124.2013.805627.

Wutich, A. and A. Brewis. 2014. Food, water, and scarcity: Toward a broader anthropology of resource insecurity. Current Anthropology 55(4):444-468.

Wutich, A., A.C. White, D.D. White, K.L. Larson, A. Brewis, and C. Roberts. 2014. Hard paths, soft paths or no paths? Cross-cultural perceptions of water solutions. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 18(1):109-120. doi:10.5194/hess-18-109-2014.


Brewis, A., M. Gartin, A. Wutich, and A. Young. 2013. Global convergence in ethnotheories of water and disease. Global Public Health 8(1):13-36.

Brundiers, K., A. Wiek, and B. Kay. 2013. The role of transacademic interface managers in transformational sustainability research and education. Sustainability 5(11):4614-4636. doi:10.3390/su5114614.

Carbone, J.C., and V.K. Smith. 2013. Valuing nature in a general equilibrium. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 66(1):72-89. (link).

Childs, C., A.M. York, D. White, M.L. Schoon, and G.S. Bodner. 2013. Navigating a murky adaptive comanagement governance network: The Agua Fria watershed, Arizona, USA. Special Feature: Exploring Opportunities for Advancing Collaborative Adaptive Management (CAM): Integrating Experience and Practice. Ecology and Society 18(4):11.

Chuang, W-C., P. Gober, W.T.L. Chow, and J. Golden. 2013. Sensitivity to heat: A comparative study of Phoenix, Arizona and Chicago, Illinois (2003-2006). Urban Climate 5:1-18. DOI:

Crona, B., A. Wutich, A. Brewis, and M. Gartin. 2013. Perceptions of climate change: Linking local and global perceptions through a cultural knowledge approach. Climatic Change 119(2):519-531. DOI 10.1007/s10584-013-0708-5.

Cutts, B.B. 2013. Spatial interactions among organizations and the symbolic landscapes created by water information campaigns in central Arizona, USA. Water Policy15(1):61-78. doi:10.2166/wp.2012.059.

Cutts, B.B., N. Moore, A. Fox-Gowda, A.C. Knox, and A. Kinzig. 2013. Testing neighborhood, information seeking, and attitudes as explanations of environmental knowledge using random forest and conditional inference models. The Professional Geographer 65(4):561-579. DOI:10.1080/00330124.2012.724347.

Fishman, J., and V.K. Smith. 2013. A direct test of the “explanation” for incomplete stratification in vertical sorting models. NBER Working Paper Series 19387.

Foo, K., D. Martin, C. Wool, and C. Polsky, 2013. The production of urban vacant land: Relational placemaking in Boston, MA neighborhoods. Cities 35:156–163. DOI:10.1016/j.cities.2013.06.012.

Giner, N., C. Polsky, R.G. Pontius Jr., and D. Runfola. 2013. Understanding the determinants of lawn landscapes: A high-resolution spatial statistical analysis in suburban Boston, Massachusetts. Landscape and Urban Planning 111:25-33.

Gober, P. 2013. Getting outside the water box: The need for new approaches to water planning and policy. Water Resources Management 27(4):955-957. DOI: 10.1007/s11269-012-0222-y.

Gober, P., K.L. Larson, R. Quay, C. Polsky, H. Chang, and V. Shandas. 2013. Why land planners and water managers don’t talk to one another and why they should! Society & Natural Resources 26(3):356-364. DOI: 10.1080/08941920.2012.713448.

Harris, E.M., D.G. Martin, C. Polsky, L. Denhardt, and A. Nehring. 2013. Beyond “Lawn People”: The role of emotions in suburban yard management practices. The Professional Geographer 65(2):345-361. DOI:10.1080/00330124.2012.681586.

Hartz, D.A., A.J. Brazel, and J.S. Golden. 2013. A comparative climate analysis of heat-related emergency 911 dispatches: Chicago, Illinois and Phoenix, Arizona USA 2003 to 2006. International Journal of Biometeorology 57(5):669-678. DOI: 10.1007/s00484-012-0593-z.

Hu, Q., E. Johnston, and L. Hemphill. 2013. Fostering cooperative community behavior with information technology tools: The influence of a designed deliberative space on efforts to address collective challenges. The Journal of Community Informatics.

Hummel, D., S. Adamo, A. de Sherbinin, L.Murphy, R.M. Aggarwal, L. Zulu , J. Liu, and K.Knight. 2013. Inter- and transdisciplinary approaches to population–environment research for sustainability aims: a review and appraisal. Population and Environment 34(4):481-509. DOI 10.1007/s11111-012-0176-2.

Klaiber, H.A., and V.K. Smith. 2013. Quasi experiments, hedonic models, and estimating tradeoffs for local amenities. Land Economics 89(3):413-431.

Krishnamurthy, R., A. Bhagwatwar, E.W. Johnston, and K.C. Desouza. 2013. A glimpse into policy informatics: The case of participatory platforms that generate synthetic empathy. Communications of the Association of Information Systems 33(1):21.

Kuminoff, N.V., V.K. Smith, and C. Timmins. 2013. The new economics of equilibrium sorting and policy evaluation using housing markets. Journal of Economic Literature 51(4):1-57.

Larson, K.L., C. Polsky, P. Gober, H. Chang, and V. Shandas. 2013. Vulnerability of water systems to the effects of climate change and urbanization: A comparison of Phoenix, Arizona and Portland, Oregon (USA). Environmental Management 52(1):179-195. DOI: 10.1007/s00267-013-0072-2.

Larson, K.L., A. Wiek, and L. Withycombe Keeler. 2013. A comprehensive sustainability appraisal of water governance in Phoenix, AZ. Journal of Environmental Management116:58-71.

McNall, S.G., and G. Basile. 2013. How to create a new narrative for sustainability that will work: And why it matters. Sustainability: The Journal of Record 6(6):297-301. doi:10.1089/SUS.2013.9835.

Miller, C.A. 2013. Preparing communities for resilience to climate risks. The IDEAS Quarterly Report 15:5-8.

Myint, S.W., C.S. Galletti, S. Kaplan, W.K. Kim, 2013. Object vs. Pixel: A systematic evaluation in urban environments. Geocarto International 28(7):657-678.

Moreno, H.A., E.R. Vivoni, and D.J. Gochis. 2013. Limits to flood forecasting in the Colorado Front Range for two summer convection periods using radar nowcasting and a distributed hydrologic model. Journal of Hydrometeorology 14(4):1075-1097. doi: 10.1175/JHM-D-12-0129.1.

Myint, S., E.A. Wentz, A. Brazel, and D. Quattrochi. 2013. The impact of distinct anthropogenic and vegetation features on urban warming. Landscape Ecology 28(5):959-978. DOI 10.1007/s10980-013-9868-y.

Petitti, D.B., S.L. Harlan, G. Chowell-Puente, and D. Ruddell. 2013. Occupation and environmental heat-associated deaths in Maricopa County, Arizona. PLOS One. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0062596.

Quay, R., K.L. Larson, and D.D. White. 2013. Enhancing water sustainability through university–policy collaborations: Experiences and lessons from researchers and decision-makers. Water Resources IMPACT 15(2):17-19.

Rice, J., A. Wutich, and P. Westerhoff. 2013. Assessment of de facto wastewater reuse across the USA: Trends between 1980 and 2008. Environmental Science and Technology 47(19):11099-11105. DOI: 10.1021/es402792s.

Robert, K.H., G.I. Broman, and G. Basile. 2013. Analyzing the concept of planetary boundaries from a strategic sustainability perspective: How does humanity avoid tipping the planet? Ecology and Society 18 (2):5 (link).

Ruddell, D., D. Hoffman, O. Ahmad, and A. Brazel. 2013. Historical threshold temperatures for Phoenix (urban) and Gila Bend (desert), central Arizona, USA. Climate Research 55(3):201-215.

Runfola, D., C. Polsky, C. Nicolson, N.M. Giner, R.G. Pontius, and A. Decatur. 2013. A growing concern? Examining the influence of lawn size on residential water use in suburban Boston, MA. Landscape and Urban Planning 119:113-123. DOI:10.1016/j.landurbplan.2013.07.006.

Wheater, H., and P. Gober. 2013. Water security in the Canadian prairies: science and management challenges. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, 371:20120409.

White, D.D. 2013. Framing water sustainability in an environmental decision support system. Society & Natural Resources 26(11):1365-1373. DOI: 10.1080/08941920.2013.788401.

Wiek, A., L. Withycombe Keeler, V. Schweizer, and D. Lang. 2013. Plausibility indications in future scenarios. International Journal of Foresight and Innovation Policy 9(2/3/4):133-147.

Wutich, A. 2013.Water insecurity, emotional distress, and mental illness: Implications for human development & capabilities. Maitreyee: Bulletin of the Human Development and Capability Association 23:14-16.

Wutich, A., A. Brewis, A.M. York, and R. Stotts. 2013. Rules, norms, and injustice: A cross-cultural study of perceptions of justice in water institutions. Society & Natural Resources 26(7):795-809. DOI: 10.1080/08941920.2012.723302.

Zhang, G., S. Guhathakurta, G. Dai, L. Wu, and L. Yan. 2013. The control of land-use patterns for stormwater management at multiple spatial scales. Environmental Management 51(3):555-570. DOI 10.1007/s00267-012-0004-6.


Aggarwal, R.M., S. Guhathakurta, S. Grossman-Clarke, and V. Lathey. 2012. How do variations in urban heat islands in space and time influence household water use? The case of Phoenix, Arizona. Water Resources Research, 48 W06518, doi:10.1029/2011WR010924.

Basile, G., M. Bernstein, and S.G. McNall. 2012. Trust, sustainability, and political innovation: A new reality for our future. Sustainability, the Journal of Record 5(3):123-126.

Brumand, J., and K.L. Larson. 2012. Neighborhood norms and restrictions as drivers of landscape management in Phoenix neighborhoods. The Science in Society Review. Spring: 36-39.

Chow, W.T.L., and A.J. Brazel. 2012.  Assessing xeriscaping as a sustainable heat island mitigation approach for a desert city. Building and Environment 47:170-181. doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2011.07.027.

Chow, W.T.L., D. Brennan, and A.J. Brazel. 2012. Urban heat island research in Phoenix, Arizona: theoretical contributions and policy applications. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 93(4):517-530.

Chow, W.T.L., W-C. Chuang, and P. Gober. 2012. Vulnerability to extreme heat in metropolitan Phoenix: Spatial, temporal and demographic dimensions. The Professional Geographer 64(2):286-302. DOI:10.1080/00330124.2011.600225.

Crona, B.I., and J.N. Parker. 2012. Learning in support of governance: Theories, methods and a framework to assess how bridging organizations contribute to adaptive resource governance. Ecology and Society 17(1):32.

Ellis, A.W., and N.P. Barton. 2012. Characterizing the North Pacific jet stream for understanding historical variability in Western United States winter precipitation. Physical Geography 33(2):105-128. DOI:10.2747/0272-3646.33.2.105.

Engel, D., S. Petsch, H. Hagen, and S. Guhathakurta. 2012. Neighborhood relation diagrams for local comparison of carbon footprints in urban planning. Information Visualization 11(2):124-135. doi:10.1177/1473871611433714.

Frijia, S., S. Guhathakurta, and E. Williams. 2012. Functional unit, technological dynamics and scaling properties for the life cycle energy of residences. Environmental Science and Technology 46(3):1782-1788.

Gober, P., A. Middel, A. Brazel, S. Myint, H. Chang, J. Duh, and L. House-Peters. 2012. Tradeoffs between water conservation and temperature amelioration in Phoenix and Portland: Implications for urban sustainability. Urban Geography 33(7):1030-1054.

Golub, A. S. Guhathakurta, and B. Sollapuram. 2012. Spatial and temporal capitalization effects of light rail in Phoenix: from conception, planning, and construction to operation. Journal of Planning Education and Research 32(4):415-429.

Harris, E.M., C. Polsky, K.L. Larson, R. Garvoille, D.G. Martin, J. Brumand, and L. Ogden. 2012. Heterogeneity in residential yard care: Evidence from Boston, Miami, and Phoenix. Human Ecology 40(5):735-749. DOI: 10.1007/s10745-012-9514-3.

Hu, Q., and E. Johnston. 2012. Using a wiki-based course design to create a student-centered learning environment: Strategies and lessons. Journal of Public Affairs Education 18(3):493-512.

Hu, Q., E. Johnston, L. Hemphill, R. Krishnamurthy, and A. Vinze. 2012.  Exploring the role of interactive computer simulations in public administration education. Journal of Public Affairs Education18(3):513-530.

Klaiber H.A., and V.K. Smith. 2012. Developing general equilibrium benefit analyses for social programs: An introduction and example. Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis 3(2):5. DOI: 10.1515/2152-2812.1083.

Middel, A., A.J. Brazel, P. Gober, S.W. Myint, H. Chang, and J. Duh. 2012. Land cover, climate, and the summer surface energy balance in Phoenix, AZ and Portland, OR. International Journal of Climatology 32(13):2020-2032. DOI: 10.1002/joc.2408.

Middel, A., A.J. Brazel, S. Kaplan, and S.W. Myint. 2012. Daytime cooling efficiency and diurnal energy balance in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Climate Research 54(1):21-34. DOI: 10.3354/cr01103.

Murray, A.T., P. Gober, L. Anselin, S.J. Rey, and D. Sampson, P.D. Padegimas, and Y. Liu. 2012. Spatial optimization models for water supply allocation. Water Resources Management 26(8): 2243-2257. DOI: 10.1007/s11269-012-0013-5.

Parker, J., and B. Crona. 2012. On being all things to all people: Boundary organizations and the contemporary research university. Social Studies of Science 42(2):262-289. DOI:10.1177/0306312711435833.

Quay, R. 2012. Viewpoint: The brave new world of scenario planning. Planning 78(9):52.

Ruddell, D., S.L. Harlan, S. Grossman-Clarke, and G. Chowell. 2012. Scales of perception: Public awareness of regional and neighborhood climates. Climatic Change111(3):581-607.

Shrestha, M., A. M. York, C. G. Boone, and S. Zhang. 2012. Land fragmentation due to rapid urbanization in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area: Analyzing the spatiotemporal patterns and drivers. Applied Geography 32(2):522-531.

Smith, V.K. 2012. Reflections—In search of crosswalks between macroeconomics and environmental economics. Review of Environmental Economics and Policy6(2):298-317.

Smith, V.K. 2012. Securitizing environmental risk and the Keystone XL Pipeline. The Economists’ Voice 9(1). DOI: 10.1515/1553-3832.1890.

Smith, V.K., and C.V. Wolloh. 2012. Has surface water quality improved since the Clean Water Act? National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper 18192.

Wiek, A., and K.L. Larson. 2012. Water, people, and sustainability – A systems framework for analyzing and assessing water governance regimes. Water Resources Management 26(11):3153-3171. DOI 10.1007/s11269-012-0065-6.

Wutich, A., A. M. York, A. Brewis, R. Stotts, and C. Roberts. 2012. Shared cultural norms for justice in water institutions: Results from Fiji, Ecuador, Paraguay, New Zealand, and the U.S. Journal of Environmental Management113:370-376.


Aktipis, C.A., L. Cronk, and R. de Aguilar. 2011. Risk-pooling and herd survival: An agent-based model of a Maasai gift-giving system. Human Ecology 39:131-140. DOI 10.1007/s10745-010-9364-9.

Balling, R.C., and G.B. Goodrich. 2011. Spatial analysis of variations and trends in precipitation intensity in the USA. Theoretical and Applied Climatology 104(3-4):415-421.

Basile, G. 2011. What is the worth of a degree in sustainability? Sustainability, the Journal of Record 4(3):95-97.

Brundiers, K., and A. Wiek. 2011. Educating students in real-world sustainability research: Vision and implementation. Innovative Higher Education 36(2):107-124. DOI: 10.1007/s10755-010-9161-9.

Chhetri, N. 2011. Water demand management: Assessing impacts of climate and other changes on water usage in Central Arizona. Journal of Water and Climate Change 2(4):288-312.

Chow, W.T.L., R.L. Pope, C.A. Martin, and A.J. Brazel. 2011. Observing and modeling the nocturnal park cool island of an arid city: Horizontal and vertical impacts. Theoretical and Applied Climatology 103(1-2):197-211. DOI 10.1007/s00704-010-0293-8.

Crona, B.I., and J.N. Parker. 2011. Network determinants of knowledge utilization: Preliminary lessons from a boundary organization. Science Communication 33(4): 448-471. DOI: 10.1177/1075547011408116

Cutts, B.B., D.D. White, and A.P. Kinzig. 2011. Participatory geographic information systems for the co-production of science and policy in an emerging boundary organization. Environmental Science and Policy 14(8):977-985. DOI:10.1016/j.envsci.2011.05.012.

Gober, P., E.A. Wentz, T. Lant, M.K. Tschudi, and C.W. Kirkwood. 2011. WaterSim: A simulation model for urban water planning in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Environment and Planning B 38(2):197-215. DOI: 10.1068/b36075.

Guhathakurta, S., and H. Hagen. 2011. Special Issue: Planning Support Toolkits for Building Sustainable Communities. Journal of Urban Technology 18(4):1-3.

Haglund, L., and R.M. Aggarwal. 2011. Test of our progress: The translation of economic and social rights norms into practice. Journal of Human Rights 10(4):494-520.

Harlan, S.L., and D. Ruddell. 2011. Climate change and health in cities: Impacts of heat and air pollution and potential co-benefits from mitigation and adaptation. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 3:126-134.

Johnston, E., Q. Hu, and J. Auer. 2011. Lost in translation: Overcoming barriers of integrating evidence with practice. International Journal of Critical Infrastructures 7(4): 317-334.

Larson, K.L., D. Ibes, and D. White. 2011. Gendered perspectives about water risks and policy strategies: A tripartite conceptual approach. Environment and Behavior 43(3):415-438. DOI: 10.1177/0013916510365253.

Larson, K.L., A. Wutich, D. White, T.A. Munoz-Erickson, and S.L. Harlan. 2011. Multifaceted perspectives on water risks and policies: A cultural domains approach in a Southwestern city. Human Ecology Review 18(1):75-87.

Middel, A., A. Brazel, B. Hagen, and S. Myint. 2011. Land cover modification scenarios and their effects on daytime heating in the inner core residential neighborhoods of Phoenix, AZ, USA. Journal of Urban Technology 18(4):61-79.

Myint, S.W., P. Gober, A. Brazel, S. Grossman-Clarke, and Q. Weng. 2011. Per-pixel versus object-based classification of urban land cover extraction using high spatial resolution imagery. Remote Sensing of Environment 115(5):1145-1161.

Petsch, S., S. Guhathakurta, L. Heischbourg, K. Müller, and H. Hagen. 2011. Modeling, monitoring, and visualizing carbon footprints at the urban neighborhood scale. Journal of Urban Technology 18(4):81-96.

Sampson, D.A., D.M. Amatya, C.D. Blanton Lawson, and R.W. Skaggs. 2011. Leaf area index (LAI) of Loblolly pine and emergent vegetation following a harvest. Transactions of the ASABE 54(6): 2057-2066.

Sampson, D.A., V. Escobar, M.K. Tschudi, T. Lant, and P. Gober. 2011. A provider-based water planning and management model—WaterSim 4.0—for the Phoenix Metropolitan Area. Journal of Environmental Management 92(10):2596-2610. DOI:10.1016/j.jenvman.2011.05.032.

Turner, V.K., and D.C. Ibes. 2011. The impact of homeowners associations on residential water demand management in Phoenix, Arizona. Urban Geography 32(8):1167-1188.

Wiek, A., C.L. Redman, and L. Withycombe. 2011.Moving forward on competencies in sustainability and problem solving. Environment: Science and Policy for Sustainable Development 53(2):3-13.

Wiek, A., L.Withycombe, and C.L. Redman. 2011. Key competencies in sustainability – A reference framework for academic program development. Sustainability Science 6(2):203-218. doi: 10.1007/s11625-011-0132-6.

Wu, J., G.D. Jenerette, A. Buyantuyev, and C.L. Redman. 2011. Quantifying spatiotemporal patterns of urbanization: The case of the two fastest growing metropolitan regions in the United States. Ecological Complexity 8:1-8. DOI:10.1016/j.ecocom.2010.03.002

York, A.M., A. Barnett, A. Wutich, and B. Crona.  2011. Household bottled water consumption in Phoenix: A lifestyle choice.  Water International 36(6):708-718.

York, A.M., M. Shrestha, C.G. Boone, S. Zhang, J. Harrington, T. Prebyl, A. Swann, M. Agar, M. Antolin, B. Nolin, J. Wright, and R. Skaggs. 2011. Land fragmentation under rapid urbanization: A cross-site analysis of Southwestern cities. Urban Ecosystems 14(3):429–455.


Balling, R.C., and G.B. Goodrich. 2010. Increasing drought in the American Southwest? A continental perspective using a spatial analytical evaluation of recent trends. Physical Geography 31(4):293-306.

Bolin, B., M. Seetharam, and B. Pompeii. 2010. Water resources, climate change and urban vulnerability: A case study of Phoenix, Arizona. Local Environment 15(3):261-279.

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