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2017

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Assessment of USDA-NRCS Rangeland Conservation Programs: Recommendation for an Evidence-Based Conservation Platform, David D. Briske, Brandon T. Bestelmeyer, Joel R. Brown, Mark W. Brunson, Thomas L. Thurow, and John Tanaka; Ecological Applications

Using R-INLA to understand institutional moderators of drought, Emily Burchfield; useR! Conference

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Piping Water from Rural Counties to Fuel Growth in Las Vegas, Nevada: Water Transfer Risks in the Arid USA West, Lisa W. Welsh and Joanna Endter-Wada; Water Alternatives

2016

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The Importance of Motivation, Weapons, and Foul Odors in Driving Encounter Competition in Carnivores, Maximilian L. Allen, Christopher C. Wilmers, L. Mark Elbroch, Julie M. Golla, and Heiko U. Wittmer; Ecology

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Multiplex Social Ecological Network Analysis Reveals How Social Changes Affect Community Robustness More Than Resource Depletion, Jacopo A. Baggio, Shauna B. BurnSilver, Alex Arenas, James S. Magdanz, Gary P. Kofinas, and Manlio De Domenico; Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Agricultural adaptation in the Sri Lankan Dry Zone, Emily Burchfield; IPWSD Workshop

Application of machine learning to big environmental datasets to predict vegetation health, Emily Burchfield; Association for American Geographers Annual Meeting

Application of machine learning to the prediction of vegetation health, Emily Burchfield

Dynamics of collective and individual agricultural adaptation to water scarcity, Emily Burchfield; American Geophysical Union Conference

Leverage machine learning to predict vegetation health, Emily Burchfield; INFORMS Conference

Agricultural adaptation to drought in the Sri Lankan dry zone, Emily Burchfield and Jonathan Gilligan; Applied Geography

Dynamics of individual and collective agricultural adaptation to water scarcity, Emily Burchfield and Jonathan Gilligan; Winter Simulation Conference 2016 Proceedings

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Application of machine learning to prediction of vegetation health, Emily Burchfield, John J. Nay, and Jonathan Gilligan; The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences

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Water-smart growth planning: linking water and land in the arid urbanizing American West, Enjie Li, Shujuan Li, and Joanna Endter-Wada; Journal of Environmental Planning and Management

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The Distribution of Climate Change Public Opinion in Canada, Matto Mildenberger, Peter Howe, Erik Lachapelle, Leah Stokes, Jennifer Marlon, and Timothy Gravelle; PLoS One

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Continental-scale quantification of landscape values using social media data, Boris T. van Zanten, Derek B. Van Berkel, Ross K. Meentemeyer, Jordan W. Smith, Koen F. Tieskens, and Peter H. Verburg; Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

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"In Every Rancher's Mind": Effects of Drought on Ranch Planning and Practice, Hailey Wilmer, Elisabeth York, Windy K. Kelley, and Mark W. Brunson; Rangelands

2015

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

ADAPT-SL: Agricultural Decision Making and Adaptation to Precipitation Trends in Sri Lanka, Emily Burchfield; National Science Foundation Water, Sustainability and Climate PI meeting

Agricultural adaptation to water scarcity in the Sri Lankan dry zone: A comparison of two water management regimes, Emily Burchfield; National Science Foundation Water, Sustainability and Climate PI meeting

Institutions and imagery: Mapping water management in rural Sri Lanka, Emily Burchfield; Association for American Geographers Annual Meeting

The application of PCA for the identification of adaptive agricultural systems in the tropics, Emily Burchfield; Workshop on the Use of Remote Sensing for Decision-Making in Agricultural and Water Management

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Investment Patterns of Wealthy Pastoralists on the Borana Plateau of Southern Ethiopia, D. 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, D. 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, D. 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, D. 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, D. 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, D. 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, D. 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

Exploring water indices and associated parameters: A case study approach, Thushara Gunda, Laura Benneyworth, and Emily Burchfield; Water Policy

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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

Mapping water management: A case study from Sri Lanka, Emily Burchfield; American Geophysical Union Annual Conference

Patterns of agricultural drought in Sri Lankan paddy fields: Spatiotemporal image analysis, Emily Burchfield; Borlaug Summer Institute on Global Food Security,

Patterns of meteorological and agricultural drought in Sri Lankan agricultural areas, Emily Burchfield; Gordon Research Seminar on Science, Technology and Policy

Patterns of meteorological and agricultural drought in the Sri Lankan Dry Zone, Emily Burchfield; Gordon Research Conference on Science, Technology and Policy

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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, D. 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, D. 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, D. 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 Downard, Joanna Endter-Wada, and Karin Kettenring; Ecology & Society

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Clean Water Scarcity (1950s-present), Joanna Endter-Wada

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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 D. 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

Resettlement and coloniality in the Mahaweli Ganga Watershed, Emily Burchfield; Annual Dimensions of Political Ecology Conference on Nature/Society

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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

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Improving Resilience in Mixed Farming Systems to Pending Climate Change in Far Western Nepal, D. Layne Coppock

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

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