Skip to Content

Book Sections


Mirumachi, N., D. D. White and R. T. Kingsford. 2021. Facing Change: Understanding Transitions of River Basin Policies Over Time.. Water Resilience. Springer, Cham. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-48110-0_10. ISBN: 978-3-030-48109-4.


Quay, R. 2020. Managing water and its use: The central issue for sustaining human settlements. In: Hagen, B. and K. Pijawka eds., Sustainability for the 21st Century: Pathways, Programs, and Policies, 2nd Ed.. Kendall Hunt Publishing Company. ISBN: 9781524989415.


White, D. D., K. L. Larson and A. Y. Wutich. 2018. Boundary Organizations and Objects Supporting Stakeholders for Decision Making on Sustainable Water Management in Phoenix, Arizona USA. Pp. 333-352 Transformations of Social-Ecological Systems. Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. . Singapore. DOI: ISBN: 978-981-13-2326-3.


Gober, P., D. D. White, R. Quay, D. A. Sampson and C. W. Kirkwood. 2017. Socio-hydrology modelling for an uncertain future, with examples from the USA and Canada. Pp. 183-199 In: Riddick, A. T., H. Kessler and J. R. Giles eds., Integrated Environmental Modelling to Solve Real World Problems: Methods, Vision and Challenges. Vol 408. The Geological Society of London. DOI: 10.1144/SP408.2. (link )

Polsky, C. 2017. Climate and Societal Impacts. In: Richardson, D., N. Castree, M. F. Goodchild, A. Kobayashi, W. Liu and R. A. Marston eds., The International Encyclopedia of Geography: People, the Earth, Environment, and Technology. Wiley-AAG. New York. ISBN: 978-0-470-65963-2.

Wiek, A., C. Kuzdas, R. W. Foley, L. Withycombe Keeler, N. Forrest and B. Kay. 2017. Sustainability assessments designed for multiple functions: Five cases about water resources, nanotechnologies and communities. Pp. 127-145 In: Gibson, R. ed., Sustainability Assessment: Applications and Opportunities. Routledge. ISBN: 978-1138802742.


Aggarwal, R. M. 2016. International development and sustainability. Pp. 273-282 In: Heinrichs, H., P. Martens, G. Michelsen and A. Wiek eds., Sustainability Science: An Introduction. Springer . DOI: 10.1007/978-94-017-7242-6_22. ISBN: 978-94-017-7241-9. (link )


Aggarwal, R. M. and L. Haglund. 2015. Deepening our understanding of rights realization through disaggregation and mapping: Integrating Census data and participatory GIS. Pp. 265-290 In: Haglund, L. and R. Stryker eds., Closing the Rights Gap: From Human Rights to Social Transformation. University of California Press. DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520283091.001.0001. ISBN: 978-0520283091.

Aggarwal, R. M. and C. Taylor. 2015. Sustainable agricultural systems for cities. Pp. Chapter 8 In: Pijawka, K. D. ed., Sustainability in the 21st Century: Pathways, Programs, and Policies. Kendall Hunt Publishing Company. ISBN: 9781465266712.

Gober, P. and R. Quay. 2015. Harnessing urban water demand: The challenges ahead. Pp. 93-105 In: Seto, K. C., W. Solecki and C. Griffith eds., The Routledge Handbook of Urbanization and Global Environmental Change. Routledge. ISBN: 0415732263.

Longo, J., D. M. Wald and D. M. Hondula. 2015. The future of policy informatics. Pp. 335-352 In: Johnston, E. W. ed., Governance in the Information Era: Theory and Practice of Policy Informatics. Routledge.

Miller, C. A. 2015. Knowledge and democracy: The epistemics of self-governance. Pp. 198-219 In: Hilgartner, S., C. A. Miller and R. Hagendijk eds., Science and Democracy: Making Knowledge and Making Power in the Biosciences and Beyond. Routledge.

Smith, V. K. and M. Zhao. 2015. Residential water management: An economic perspective on policy instruments. Pp. 103-125 In: Dinar, A. and K. Schwabe eds., Handbook of Water Economics. Edward Elgar Publishing. DOI: 10.4337/9781782549666.00013.

Wutich, A., A. Brewis, J. B. Rosales Chavez and C. L. Jaiswal. 2015. Water, worry, and Doña Paloma: Why water security is fundamental to global mental health. Pp. 57-72 In: Kohrt, B. and E. Mendenhall eds., Global Mental Health: Anthropological Perspectives. Left Coast Press. ISBN: 978-1611329247.


Boone, C. G., C. L. Redman, H. Blanco, D. Haase, J. Koch, S. Lwasa, H. Nagendra, S. Pauleit, S. T. Pickett, K. C. Seto and M. Yokohari. 2014. Reconceptualzing land for sustainable urbanity. Pp. 313-330 In: Seto, K. C. and A. Reenberg eds., Rethinking Global Land Use in an Urban Era. Vol 14. MIT Press. Cambridge, MA. ISBN: 9780262026901.

Gober, P. 2014. Decision making under uncertainty: a new paradigm for water resources planning and management. Pp. 411-436 In: Wang, L. K. and C. T. Yang eds., Modern Water Resources Engineering. Humana Press. New York. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-62703-595-8_8. ISBN: 978-1-62703-594-1.

Wheater, H. S. and P. Gober. 2014. Meeting the science challenges of water security in the Saskatchewan River Basin: A regional hydroclimate project from western Canada. Proceedings of the Dooge-Nash International Symposium. Dublin, Ireland.


Brazel, A. J. 2013. Scales of climate in designing with the desert. Pp. 59-72 In: Malloy, R., J. H. Brock, A. Floyd, M. Livingston and R. H. Webb eds., Design with the Desert: Conservation and Sustainable Development. CRC Press Taylor and Francis Group. Boca Raton, FL.

Brown, H. E., A. C. Comrie, D. M. Drechsler, C. M. Barker, R. Basu, T. Brown, A. Gershunov, A. M. Kilpatrick, W. K. Reisen and D. M. Ruddell. 2013. Human health. Pp. 312-339 In: Garfin, G. M., A. Jardine, R. Merideth, M. Black and S. LeRoy eds., Assessment of Climate Change in the Southwest United States. Island Press. (link )

Deitrick, S. 2013. Uncertain decisions and continuous spaces: Outcomes spaces and uncertainty visualization. Pp. 117-134 In: Krizt, K., W. Cartwright and M. Kinberger eds., Understanding Different Geographies. Springer.

Elmqvist, T., M. Fragkias, B. Guneralp, R. McDonald, P. J. Marcotullio, S. Parnell, K. C. Seto, M. Sendstad, C. Wilkinson, M. Alberti, C. Folke, J. Goodness, D. Haase, M. V. Katti, J. Niemela, H. Nagendra, M. Schewenius, K. Tidball, S. T. Pickett and C. L. Redman. 2013. Stewardship of the biosphere in the urban era. Pp. 719-746 In: Elmqvist, T., M. Fragkias, J. Goodness, B. Guneralp and P. J. Marcotullio eds., Urbanization, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: Challenges and Opportunities. Springer. ISBN: 978-94-007-7087-4.

Elmqvist, T., C. L. Redman, S. Barthel, R. Costanza, R. I. McDonald, S. Parnall, M. Sendstad, M. Schewenius, K. C. Seto and C. Wilkinson. 2013. History of urbanization and the missing ecology. Pp. 13-30 In: Elmqvist, T., M. Fragkias, J. Goodness, B. Guneralp and P. J. Marcotullio eds., Urbanization, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: Challenges and Opportunities. Springer. ISBN: 978-94-007-7087-4.

Larson, K. L., D. C. Ibes and E. A. Wentz. 2013. Identifying the water conservation potential of neighborhoods in Phoenix, AZ: an integrated socio-spatial approach. Pp. 11-35 In: Lawrence, P. ed., Geospatial Approaches to Urban Water Resources. Vol 7. Springer Series. DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-4734-0_3.

McAslan, D., M. Prakash, . D. Pijawka, S. Guhathakurta and E. Sadalla. 2013. Measuring quality of life in border cities: The Border Observatory Project in the US-Mexico Border Region. Pp. 143-169 In: Sirgy, M. J., R. Phillips and D. Rahtz eds., Community Quality-of-Life Indicators: Best Cases VI. Springer.

McNall, S. G. and G. Basile. 2013. Challenges in creating resilient and sustainable societies. Pp. 89-116 In: Jansen, S. A., E. Schröter and N. Stehr eds., Fragile Stabilität – Stabile Fragilität. Springer VS. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-658-02248-8_8. (link )

Redman, C. L. 2013. Transforming the silos: Arizona State University’s School of Sustainability. Pp. 229-240 In: Bartlett, P. F. and G. W. Chase eds., Sustainability in Higher Education: Stories and Strategies for Transformation. The MIT Press. Cambridge, Massachusetts and London, England. ISBN: 978-0-262-01949-1.

Redman, C. L. and A. Wiek. 2013. Sustainability as a transformation in education. Pp. 212-220 In: Johnston, L. F. ed., Higher Education for Sustainability: Cases, Challenges, and Opportunities from Across the Curriculum. Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.

Robert, K., G. Broman and G. Basile. 2013. Framework for Strategic Sustainable Development (FSSD). In: Anderson, R. C. ed., Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability. Vol 6. Berkshire Publishing Group.

Runfola, D. M., C. Polsky, N. Giner, R. G. Pontius Jr and C. Nicolson. 2013. Future suburban development and the environmental implications of lawns: A case study in New England, USA. Pp. 119-141 In: Malkinson, D., D. Czamanski and I. Benenson eds., Modeling of Land-Use and Ecological Dynamics:Cities and Nature. Springer. New York.

Wutich, A., A. Brewis, S. Sigurdsson, R. Stotts and A. York. 2013. Fairness and the human right to water: A preliminary cross-cultural theory. Pp. 220-238 In: Wagner, J. ed., The Social Life of Water in a Time of Crisis. Berghahn Books. ISBN: 978-0-85745-966-4.

York, A. M. and D. K. Munroe. 2013. Land-use institutions and natural resources in fast-growing communities at the urban-rural fringe. Pp. 295-318 In: Brondizio, E. and E. F. Moran eds., Human-Environment Interactions: Current and Future Directions. Vol 1. Springer Press. New York. DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-4780-7_13. ISBN: 978-94-007-4779-1.


Aggarwal, R. M. and C. Taylor. 2012. Sustainable agricultural systems for cities. Pp. 185-206 In: Pijawka, K. and M. A. Gromulat eds., Understanding Sustainable Cities: Concepts, Cases, and Solutions. Kendall Hunt Publishing Company.

Cutts, B. B. 2012. Evaluating collective effects: A participatory approach to mapping public information about water issues in an uncertain and politicized context. Pp. 37-60 In: Lawrence, P. ed., Geospatial Tools for Urban Water Resources. Vol 7. Springer Press. DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-4734-0_3.

Ghanbarpour, R., H. S. Wheater, P. Gober, S. Lange and D. Bankamp. 2012. Sensitivity analysis of environmental flow rule curves for water allocation optimization: Case study, the Upper Oldman River Basin, Alberta, Canada. In: Seppelt, R. and A. A. Voinov eds., International Environmental Modelling and Software Society (iEMSs) 2012 International Congress on Environmental Modelling and S. (link )

Guhathakurta, S. 2012. Examining sustainability through urban models. Pp. 225-242 In: Pijawka, K. and M. A. Gromulat eds., Understanding Sustainable Cities: Concepts, Cases, and Solutions. Kendall Hunt Publishing Company.

Johnston, E. W., K. C. Desouza, Q. Hu and R. Krishnamurthy. 2012. Adding a complex adaptive systems approach to public administration research. Pp. 68-93 In: Gerrits, L. and P. Marks eds., COMPACT I: Public Administration in Complexity. Emergent Publications.

Myint, S. W. 2012. Effects of the spatial pattern of vegetation cover on urban warming in a desert city. Pp. 261-278 In: Yang, X. and J. Li eds., Advances in Mapping from Remote Sensor Imagery: Techniques and Applications. CRC Press. ISBN: 978-1138072947.

Pijawka, K., S. Guhathakurta, E. Sadalla, K. Collins, M. Prakash and D. McAslan. 2012. Urban indicators for border areas: Measuring and tracking community conditions in the U.S.-Mexico Border Region. In: Cook, E. and J. Lara eds., Remaking Metropolis: Global Challenges of the Urban Landscape. Routledge and Keegan Paul.

Quay, R. 2012. Managing water resources: The central issue for sustaining life. Pp. 87-106 In: Pijawka, K. and M. A. Gromulat eds., Understanding Sustainable Cities: Concepts, Cases, and Solutions. Kendall Hunt Publishing Company.

Redman, C. L. 2012. Global environmental change, resilience, and sustainable outcomes. Pp. 237-244 In: Cooper, J. and P. Sheets eds., Surviving Sudden Environmental Change: Answers from Archaeology. University Press of Colorado.

Ruddell, D. M., A. J. Brazel and W. T. Chow. 2012. The urban heat island effect and sustainability science: Causes, impacts, and solutions. Pp. 167-184 In: Pijawka, K. and M. A. Gromulat eds., Understanding Sustainable Cities: Concepts, Cases, and Solutions. Kendall Hunt Publishing Company.

Smith, V. K. 2012. Comments on "Regulatory choice with pollution and innovation". Pp. 74-78 In: Fullerton, D. and C. Wolfram eds., The Design and Implementation of U.S. Climate Policy. NBER, University of Chicago Press.

Smith, V. K. 2012. How can policy encourage economically sensible climate adaptation?. Pp. 229-242 In: Fullerton, D. and C. Wolfram eds., The Design and Implementation of U.S. Climate Policy. NBER, University of Chicago Press.


Basile, G. 2011. Being strategic about sustainability: A pragmatic guide. Pp. 3-22 In: McNall, S. G., J. C. Hershauer and G. Basile eds., The Business of Sustainability: Trends, Policies, Practices, and Stories of Success, Volume 2: The Global Web: Designing, Manag. Vol 2. Praeger.

Basile, G., G. I. Broman and K. H. Robert. 2011. A systems-based approach to sustainable enterprise: requirements, utility and limits. Pp. 3-28 In: McNall, S. G., J. C. Hershauer and G. Basile eds., The Business of Sustainability: Trends, Policies, Practices, and Stories of Success, Volume I: Global Challenges and Opportunit. Praeger.

Guhathakurta, S. and Y. Cao. 2011. Variations in objective quality of urban life across a city region: The case of Phoenix. Pp. 135-160 In: Marans, R. W. and R. Stimson eds., Investigating Quality of Urban Life: Theory, Methods, and Empirical Research, Social Science Indicators Research Series 45. SpringerLink.

Heinrichs, D., R. M. Aggarwal, J. Barton, E. Bharucha, C. Butsch, M. Fragkias, P. Johnston, F. Kraas, K. Krellenberg, A. Lampis, O. G. Ling and J. Vogel. 2011. Adapting cities to climate change: Opportunities and constraints. Pp. 193-224 In: Hoonweg, D., M. Freira, R. M. Lee, P. Bhada and B. Yuen eds., Cities and Climate Change: Responding to an Urgent Agenda. World Bank. Washington, D.C.

Klaiber, H. A. and V. K. Smith. 2011. Preference heterogeneity and non-market benefits: The roles of structural hedonic and sorting models. Pp. 222-253 In: Bennett, J. ed., International Handbook on Non-Market Environmental Valuation. Edward Elgar. Cheltenham, UK.

Myint, S. W. and D. Stow. 2011. An object-oriented pattern recognition approach for urban classification. Pp. 129-140 In: Yang, X. ed., Urban Remote Sensing: Monitoring, Synthesis and Modeling in the Urban Environment. Wiley-Blackwell.

Quay, R. and P. Gober. 2011. A cautionary note for Sun Corridor water planners. Pp. 18 Watering the Sun Corridor: Managing Choices in Arizona's Megapoliton Area. Morrison Institute for Public Policy, Arizona State University.

Redman, C. L. 2011. Social-ecological transformations in urban landscapes-a historical perspective.. Pp. 206-212 In: Niemela, J., J. H. Breuste, G. Guntenspergen, N. E. McIntyre, T. Elmqvist and P. James eds., Urban Ecology: Patterns, Processes, and Applications. Oxford University Press.


Heisler, G. M. and A. J. Brazel. 2010. The urban physical environment: Temperature and urban heat islands. Pp. 29-56 In: Aitkenhead-Peterson, J. and A. Volder eds., Urban Ecosystem Ecology. American Society of Agronomy, Inc., Crop Science Society of America, Inc., and Soil Science Society of America, Inc.

Ruddell, D. M., S. L. Harlan, S. Grossman-Clarke and A. Buyantuyev. 2010. Risk and exposure to extreme heat in microclimates of Phoenix, AZ. Pp. 179-202 In: Showalter, P. S. and Y. Lu eds., Geospatial Techniques in Urban Hazard and Disaster Analysis. Springer-Verlag.

Warren, P. S., S. L. Harlan, C. G. Boone, S. B. Lerman, E. Shochat and A. P. Kinzig. 2010. Urban ecology and human social organization. Pp. 172-201 In: Gaston, K. J. ed., Urban Ecology. Cambridge University Press and the British Ecological Society.

Wutich, A. Y. and C. Gravlee. 2010. Water decision-makers in a desert city: Text analysis and environmental social science. Pp. 188-211 In: Vaccaro, I., J. A. Smith and S. Aswani eds., Environmental Social Sciences: Methods and Research Design. Cambridge University Press.