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2015

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Extension Sustainability Camp: Design, Implementation, and Evaluation, Roslynn Brain, Sally Upton, and Brett Tingey; Journal of Extension

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Investment Patterns of Wealthy Pastoralists on the Borana Plateau of Southern Ethiopia, David Layne Coppock, DeeVon Bailey, Medhat Ibrahim, and Seyoum Tereza

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Enclosures for Rehabilitating Pond Catchments and Implications for Grazing Management on the Borana Plateau, David Layne Coppock, Brien E. Norton, Bedasa Eba, Jaldesa Doyo, Demisachew Tadele, Dereje Teshome, Ajebush Defar, and Seyoum Tezera

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Sieve Structures to Control Gully Erosion on the Borana Plateau, David Layne Coppock, Brien E. Norton, Demisachew Tadele, Jaldesa Doyo, Bedasa Eba, and Dereje Teshome

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Methods and Costs for Pond-Catchment Rehabilitation on the Borana Plateau, David Layne Coppock, Brien E. Norton, Demisachew Tadele, Dereje Teshome, Bedasa Eba, Jaldesa Doyo, and Seyoum Tezera

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Targeted Informal Education Promotes Improved Well-Being, Innovation, and Climate-Change Adaptation among Residents in Bajura District, Nepal, David Layne Coppock, Nirmala Pandey, Sanoj Tulachan, Divakar Duwal, Maghana Dhungana, Bishnu Prasad Dulal, and Dale Davis

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Bu’aalee Marii Horsiisee-bultootaa Itti-fufiinsummaa ilaalchisee: Booranni Jiruuf-jireenyi Boru Ifaa akka ta’u haala kunuunsa Lafa Dheeda Loonii fooyyessuu fi Hojjaa adda addaa hojjechuu qabu., Solomon Desta, David Layne Coppock, Tesfaye Alemu, Seyoum Tezera, Bedasa Eba, Jaldesa Doyo, Dareje Teshome, and Demisachew Tadele

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Outcomes of a Pastoral Sustainability Conference: The Borana People Must Better Manage Rangelands and Diversify Livelihoods for a Brighter Future, Solomon Desta, David Layne Coppock, Tesfaye Alemu, Seyoum Tezera, Bedasa Eba, Jaldesa Doyo, Dereje Teshome, and Demisachew Tadele

The Untapped Potential of Water Conservation, Joanna Endter-Wada; Utah Science

Meter Implementation and Information Feedback: Tools for Promoting Urban Water Conservation, Joanna Endter-Wada, Diana T. Glenn, Roger Kjelgren, Clay Lewis, and Christopher M.U. Neale; American Water Resources Association (AWRA) Spring Specialty Conference: Water for Urban Areas- Managing Risks and Building Resiliency, Los Angeles, CA USA, March 30-April

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Tools for Evaluating and Monitoring the Effectiveness of Urban Landscape Water Conservation Interventions and Programs, Diana T. Glenn, Joanna Endter-Wada, Roger K. Kjelgren, and Christopher M.U. Neale; Landscape and Urban Planning

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Tools for evaluating and monitoring effectiveness of urban landscape water conservation interventions and programs, Diana T. Glenn, Joanna Endter-Wada, Roger Kjelgren, and Christopher M.U. Neale; Landscape and Urban Planning

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iSAW: Integrating Structure, Actors, and Water to Study Socio-Hydro-Ecological Systems, Rebecca L. Hale, Andrea Armstrong, Michelle A. Baker, Sean Bedingfield, David Betts, Caleb Buahin, Martin Buchert, Todd Crowl, R. Ryan Dupont, James R. Ehleringer, Joanna Endter-Wada, Courtney Flint, Jacqualine Grant, Sarah Hinners, Jeffery S. Horsburgh, Douglas Jackson-Smith, Amber S. Jones, Carlos Licon, Sarah E. Null, Augustina Odame, Diane E. Pataki, David Rosenberg, Madlyn Runburg, Philip Stoker, and Courtenay Strong; Earth's Future

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iSAW: Integrating Structure, Actors, and Water to Study Socio-Hydro-Ecological Systems, R. L. Hale, A. Armstrong, M. A. Baker, S. Bedingfield, D. Betts, C. Buahin, M. Buchert, T. Crowl, R. R. Dupont, J. R. Ehleringer, Joanna Endter-Wada, C. Flint, J. Grant, S. Hinners, J. S. Horsburgh, D. Jackson-Smith, A. S. Jones, C. Licon, S. E. Null, A. Odame, D. E. Pataki, D. Rosenberg, M. Runburg, P. Stoker, and C. Strong; Earth's Future

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Characterizing and Contextualizing the Water Challenges of Megacities, Enjie Li, Joanna Endter-Wada, and Shujuan Li; Journal of the American Water Resources Association

Linkages Between Water Challenges and Land Use Planning in Megacities, Enjie Li, Joanna Endter-Wada, and Shujuan Li; Water Resources Impact

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Outdoor Water Efficiency Offers Large Potential Savings, But Research on Effectiveness Remains Scarce, Peter Mayer, Paul Lander, and Diana T. Glenn; Journal of the American Water Works Association

Innovation in the City: Energy and Resource Efficiency, Joseph A. Tainter; IXth Biennial Worksop "Acvances in Energy Studies," Stockholm

Resource Sustainability and Innovation, Joseph A. Tainter; European Commission Joint Research Centre Workshop "New Narratives for Innovation"

Sustainability and Collapse: Complexity and Energy from Ancient to Modern Societies, Joseph A. Tainter; Seven Lectures Presented at the Deaprtment of History, University of Zurich

Sustainability, Joseph A. Tainter, T. G. Taylor, R. G. Brain, and J. Lobo; Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences: An Interdisciplinary, Searchable, and Linkable Resource, J. Tainter, T. Taylor, Roslynn Brain, and J. Lobo; Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences: An Interdisciplinary, Searchable, and Linkable Resource

2014

Is tourism damaging ecosystems in the Andes? Current knowledge and an agenda for future research, A. Barros; Christopher Monz; and C, Pickering; Ambio

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Why Do Cattle Ranchers Participate in Conservation Easement Agreements? Key Motivators in Decision Making, Roslynn Brain, Mark E. Hostetler, and Tracy A. Irani; Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems

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Practicing Environmental Etiquette in Utah's Deserts, Jordan Burningham and Roslynn Brain; USU Extension Publication: Sustainability

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Adapting Small-Farm Systems to Climate Change: Preliminary Results from Participatory Community Assessments in Bajura District, Nepal, David Layne Coppock, Mahesh Shrestha, Nirmala Pandey, Arjun Basnet, Divakar Duwal, Dale Davis, and Robert R. Gillies; Research Brief

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Sustainable Pastoralism in Ethiopia: Preliminary Results from Participatory Community Assessments on the North-central Borana Plateau, David Layne Coppock, Seyoum Tezera, Bedasa Eba, Jaldessa Doyo, Demisachew Tadele, Derege Teshome, Nizam Husein, and Meiso Guru; Research Brief

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Sustainable Pastoralism on the Borana Plateau: An Innovation Systems Approach, David Layne Coppock, Seyoum Tezera, Bedasa Eba, Jaldessa Doyo, Demisachew Tadele, Derege Teshome, Nizam Husein, and Meiso Guru

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Adaptive Wetland Management in an Uncertain and Changing Arid Environment, Rebekah Downward, Joanna Endter-Wada, and Karin Kettenring; Ecology & Society

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Clean Water Scarcity (1950s-present), Joanna Endter-Wada; CQ Press Guide to U.S. Environmental Policy

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Can Bush-Clearing, Deferred Grazing, or Camels Help Mitigate Climate-Change and Population Effects for Borana Pastoralists? An Economic Analysis of Potential Interventions, Brigham Forrest, DeeVon Bailey, Ruby Ward, and David Layne Coppock; Research Brief

Recreation Impact Monitoring Analysis and Protocol Development, Glacier Bay National Park, K. C. Goonan, Christopher Monz, B. Bruno, and T. Lewis; Natural Resource Technical Report, National Park Service, Fort Collins, Colorado

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Justice and Immigrant Latino Recreation Geography in Cache Valley, Utah, Jodie Madsen, Claudia Radel, and Joanna Endter-Wada; Journal of Leisure Research

Principles of Sustainable Transportation in the National Parks, R. E. Manning, S. Lawson, P. Newman, J. Halo, and Christopher Monz; The George Wright Forum

Sustainable Transportation in the National Parks: From Acadia to Zion, R. E. Manning, S. Lawson, P. Newman, J. Halo, and Christopher Monz

AWE Outdoor Water Savings Research Initiative, Peter Mayer, Lander Paul, and Diana T. Glenn; Research Report for the Alliance for Water Efficiency

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Backyard Beekeeping, Rachelle Messner, James Strange, and Roslynn Brain

Moose-Wilson Road use levels, types, patterns and impacts in Grand Teton National Park, Christopher Monz, A. D'Antonio, and K. Heaslip

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Developing, Implementing, and Evaluating a No-Child-Left-Inside Pilot Program, Claudia Radel, Jamie C. Brand, and Roslynn Brain; Applied Environmental Education & Communication

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Exercises for Bringing the Hypothetico-Deductive Method to Life, Charles Romesburg; The American Biology Teacher

Perceived damage and areas of needed research for wildlife pests of California agriculture, Robert Schmidt, Roger A. Baldwin, Terrell P. Salmon, and Robert M. Timm; Zoology

Geographic Determinants of Rural Land Cover and the Agricultural Margin in the Central United States, Timothy J. Stoebner and Christopher L. Lant; Applied Geography

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Geographic Determinants of Rural Land Covers and the Agricultural Margin in the Central United States, Timothy J. Stoebner and Christopher L. Lant; Applied Geography

Collapse and Sustainability: Rome, the Maya, and the Modern World, Joseph A. Tainter; The Resilience and Vulnerability of Ancient Landscapes: Transforming Maya Archaeology Through IHOPE

Complexity and Collapse: What is the Role of Climate?, Joseph A. Tainter; "Past Climate Change and Societal Disruption," Urbino, Italy

Complexity, Collapse, Sustainability, Joseph A. Tainter; Alpen-Adria University, Vienna University of Business and Economics

Depletion and Innovation: The Sustainability Balancing Act, Joseph A. Tainter; "Center for Research in Sustainability, Collapse-Preparedness, and Information Technology," Department of Informatics, University of California, Irvine

Energy Gain and Complexity: Using the Human and Ecological Past to Understand our Future, Joseph A. Tainter; 2014 Annual Meeting of the Society for Economic Anthropology, Austin, TX

May 7, Joseph A. Tainter; Global Chorus: 365 Voices on the Future of the Planet

Resource Trends: The Fundamental Question of Sustainability, Joseph A. Tainter; Center for Environment and Development Studies, Uppsala University

What is Transformation?, Joseph A. Tainter; "Social Transformations to Sustainability," oraginzed by the International Social Science Council and the Potsdam Institute for Advanced Sustainability Science, Potsdam, Germany

Complexity, Problem-Solving, Sustainability and Resilience, Joseph A. Tainter and Temis G. Taylor; Builiding Research & Information

2013

The Evolution and empirical estimation of ecological-economic production possibility frontiers, Elias G. Bekele, Christopher L. Lant, Sethuram Soman, and Girmay Misgna; Ecological Economics

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Extension sustainability: Research, outreach, and communication techniques to foster positive change, Roslynn Brain

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Researching and Communicating Environmental Issues Among Farmers and Ranchers: Implications for Extension Outreach, Roslynn Brain, T. Irani, and M. Monroe; The Journal of Extension

Transitioning Conservative Students Into Environmental Leaders Through Service Learning: A Step-By-Step Guide For Educators, Roslynn Brain and K. Ladd; The 9th International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability, Hiroshima, Japan

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Biking as an Alternative Mode of Transportation, Roslynn Brain and Jared Stapp; USU Extension Publication

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Undergraduate students as sustainability consultants: Applying service-learning to enhance career skills and foster community environmental sustainability, Roslynn Brain and B. Thomas; Sustainability: The Journal of Record

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Permaculture, Roslynn Brain and Blake Thomas; USU Extension Publication: Sustainability

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Extending a Geographic Lens Towards Climate Justice, Part 1: Climate Change Characterization and Impacts, Morey Burnham, Claudia Radel, Zhao Ma, and Ann Laudati; Geography Compass

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Extending a Geographic Lens Towards Climate Justice, Part 2: Climate Action, Morey Burnham, Claudia Radel, Zhao Ma, and Ann Laudati; Geography Compass

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Home Gardening: Quick Tips to Efficient Watering, Jordan Burningham and Roslynn Brain

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Designing Your Home For Maximum Natural Lighting, P. Bytheway and Roslynn Brain; USU Extension Publication

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Rangeland Carbon Sequestration, Seth Cook, Zhao Ma, and Roslynn Brain

Enhancing the utility of visitor impact assessment in parks and protected areas: A combined social-‐‐ ecological approach, A. D'Antonio, Christopher Monz, P. Newman, S. Lawson, and D. Taff; Journal of Environmental Management

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Keeping Wetlands Wet in the Western United States: Adaptations to Drought in Agriculture-Dominated Human-Natural Systems, Rebekah Downard and Joanna Endter-Wada; Journal of Environmental Management

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Freestores: What, Why, and How, T. Durr and Roslynn Brain; USU Extension Publication

Clean Water Scarcity, Joanna Endter-Wada; The Guide to U.S. Environmental Policy

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Water Needs and Wants, Joanna Endter-Wada; TEDxUSU

Water User Dimensions of Meter Implementation on Secondary Pressurized Irrigation Systems, Joanna Endter-Wada, Diana Glenn, Clayton Lewis, Roger Kjelgren, and Christopher Neale; Research Report for Weber Basin Water Conservancy District and the US Bureau of Reclamation

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Water User Dimensions of Meter Implementation on Secondary Pressurized Irrigation Systems, Joanna Endter-Wada, Diana Glenn, Clayton Lewis, Roger Kjelgren, and Christopher Neale; Research Report for Weber Basin Water Conservancy District and the US Bureau of Reclamation

Promoting Urban Water Use Accountability and Conservation through Providing Site-Specific Information Feedback on Appropriateness and Change in Landscape Irrigation, Joanna Endter-Wada, Diana T. Glenn, Clay Lewis, Christopher Neale, and Roger K. Kjelgren; 19th International Symposium for Society and Resource Management, Estes Park, Colorado, USA, June 4-8

A century of water supply expansion for ten U.S. cities, Chowdhury Farhat, Christopher L. Lant, and Benedykt Dziegielewski; Applied Geography

The effects of geographical distribution on the reliability of wind energy, Samual M. Fisher, Justin T. Schoof, Christopher L. Lant, and Matthew D. Therrell; Applied Geography

The New Social and Behavioral MCAT Requirements: Inspired Innovation, Missed Opportunity, or Both?, Nat B. Frazer and M. P. Twohig; Peer Review

Visitor Experience and Social Science Indicators of NPS-Alaska Coastal Resources NPS NRTR Report, K. Goonan, Christopher Monz, and L. Philips; Visitor Experience and Social Science Indicators of NPS-‐‐Alaska Coastal Resources NPS NRTR Report

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Energy educational programming in biomass: Research, outreach, and collaboration, D. Hanks, D. McAvoy, and Roslynn Brain; Extension program presented at the National Energy Extension Summit

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Meat-Wise Eating Habits, J. Haycock, K. Anderson, and Roslynn Brain; USU Extension Publication

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Communicating climate and sustainability issues through extension programming, C. Jones, M. Apel, Roslynn Brain, K. Cooper, C. Elliott, R. Kalenak, S. Kantor, C. Kruger, and J. McDonnell; Supersession Special Seminar presented to the Galaxy IV Conference – Bridging the Centuries: A New Era for Extension

Evolution and empirical estimation of ecological-economic production possibiliteis frontiers, Christopher L. Lant and E. Bekele

Annual Reports to NSF on: Climate Change, Hydrology, and Landscapes of America's Heartland: A coupled Natural-Human system, Christopher L. Lant, G. Misgna, J. Schoof, and S. Secchi

Factors Influencing Behavioral Intentions for Leave No Trace Behavior in National Parks, B. Lawhon, P. Newman, D. Taff, J. Vaske, W. Vagias, S. Lawson, and Christopher Monz; Journal of Interpretation Research

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Beef Production & Consumption: Sustainable Alternatives, Jennifer MacAdam and Roslynn Brain

Recent advances in recreation ecology and the implications of different relationships between recreation use and ecological impacts, Christopher Monz, C. M. Pickering, and W. Hadwen; Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment

Input-output analysis of virtual water transfers: Case study of California and Illinois, Stanley T. Mubako, Sajal Lahiri, and Christopher L. Lant; Ecological Economics

Agricultural Virtual Water Trade and Water Footprint of U.S. States, Stanley T. Mubako and Christopher L. Lant; Annals of the Association of American Geographers

The elephant in the room: absentee landowner issues in conservation and land management, P. Petrzelka, Zhao Ma, and S. Malin; Land Use Policy

An "IGERT" model for interdisciplinary doctoral education in water-related science and policy, Nicholas Pinter, Lizette Chevalier, Rhonda Kowalchuk, and Christopher L. Lant

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Literature searches with Google Scholar: Knowing what you are and are not getting, H. Charles Romesburg; Groundwork

Wildlife pests of California agriculture: Regional variability and subsequent impacts on management, Robert H. Schmidt, Roger A. Baldwin, Terell P. Salmon, and Robert M. Timm; Crop Protection

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Life Literacy: Education for a Sustainable Future, L. Shirley and Roslynn Brain; 2013 Family and Consumer Sciences Education Summer Conference

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Discovering sustainable resources in Utah through Cooperative Extension, M. Stuver and Roslynn Brain; 2013 USU Extension Annual Conference

Energy, Complexity, and Innovation, Joseph A. Tainter; "Getting Inside the Black Box: Technological Evolution and Economic Growth," at the Santa Fe Institute

Energy Gain and the Evolution of Complexity, Joseph A. Tainter

L'Effondrement des Societes Complexes, Joseph A. Tainter; Le Retour aux Sources, La Fenderie, Aube

The Fundamental Question, Joseph A. Tainter; "Science and the Future." Politecnico di Torino

Complexity and Sustainability, Joseph A. Tainter and Temis G. Taylor; "Resilience and the Built Environment," at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich

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Campus-wide participatory planning: Moving quickly from thought to action, B. Thomas and Roslynn Brain; 2013 North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) Conference

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Using participatory action research to foster successful large-scale campus sustainability events, B. Thomas and Roslynn Brain; Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) annual conference

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Easy Steps to Reduce Your Energy Bill, B. Thomas, B. Tingey, and Roslynn Brain; USU Extension Publication